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Bainbridge Elementary to hold community celebration

Apr 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

April 21, 2017- Bainbridge Elementary School will hold a Community Celebration on Wednesday, May 31 from 6-8 p.m. The program will honor and celebrate the 83-year history of the school ahead of the major renovation project set to begin in June that will transform the building into a 21st-century learning center. The commemoration is free and open to the community and will allow former and current students, faculty, administrators, staff, and the community-at-large to walk the school for a final time before the construction work begins. Since opening its doors on its present site in 1934, the school has been[Read more...]

Bear Creek School Orchestra Concert Set For May 2

Apr 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

April 18, 2017- The Bear Creek School orchestra will perform a free concert on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Bear Creek School. The concert will feature the beginning and advanced orchestras from the school. The beginning orchestra will play a variety of music including The Abandoned Funhouse by Brian Balmages. Other selections will be Cabbage Shoo, Rocky Mountain, and Hambone. Come and see what these students can do after only one school year of lessons. The Advanced Orchestra will enjoy playing the American fiddle tune Arkansas Traveler, as well as a bit of rock and roll in[Read more...]

EAHS students to be inducted Into National Technical Honor Society

Apr 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

April 11, 2017- Ten students from Elizabethtown Area High School have met the requirements for induction into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Local chapters of the NTHS celebrate career and technology center students for academic achievement and a commitment to learning. The NTHS’s mission is to recognize student achievement and leadership, promote educational excellence, and enhance career opportunities for career and technical students. Attributes of NTHS members include skill, honesty, service, responsibility, scholarship, citizenship, leadership, and knowledge. Elizabethtown’s honorees are as follows: Laura Aungst, Emily Bitner, Nicole Drescher, Amber Hershey, Jacey Kauffman, Emma Leaman, Madison Leitzell, Morgan Walters, Malina[Read more...]

EAHS students win big at local science fair

Apr 6th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

April 6, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School students recently competed in the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair. Senior Aparna Paul took home one of the top honors when she was named senior champion for her project that tested ways to detect E. coli bacteria. As senior champion, Paul will compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition, May 14-19 in Los Angeles. Six other students from EAHS joined Paul on the medal stand by claiming prizes in various categories. The award-winning students were as follows: Madison Ebersole – first place in Energy:[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area High School team competes in Brain Busters Competition

Mar 29th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 March 29, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School’s Brain Busters team recently competed against Cedar Cliff High School in the second round of the WGAL-Welspan Brain Busters competition. Tune in to WGAL on Sunday, April 23 at 12 p.m. to find out whether the team from Elizabethtown was victorious. Team members included seniors Aparna Paul (captain), Simon Munyan, Leah Stern, Conor Larison, and Madi Ebersole. Zach Mussmon and Tim Spiegel, social studies teachers at the high school, are the team’s faculty advisors. Brain Busters is a single elimination question and answer game pitting two teams of four players against each other.[Read more...]

EAHS student claims prize at National History Day competition

Mar 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

March 28, 2017- Students from the Elizabethtown School District recently took part in the National History Day (NHD) regional competition at Manheim Central High School. High school sophomore Ryan Minnich continued Elizabethtown’s string of awards and recognition at the competition by placing third in the Senior Individual Research Paper category. Also taking part in the program was eighth graders Daisy Dalessandri and Connor Vogelsong. The students were advised on their contest roles by High School social studies teacher, Gerald Huesken Jr. Established in 1974 on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the National History Day program is for middle[Read more...]

EAHS Students Perform at PMEA District Band Festival

Mar 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

March 23, 2017- Thee students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the prestigious 2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District Band 7 Festival. Eleventh grader Carissa Warren (French horn) and tenth graders Jared Wolf (alto saxophone) and Ryan Kruft (Euphonium) joined more than 100 other talented student musicians from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival. Dr. F. David Romines, professor of music education and director of bands at Marywood University, was the guest conductor for the ensemble. The concert was held at East High School. Selection to the District 7 band is highly competitive involving talented student musicians from[Read more...]

EAHS students named finalists in prestigious MIT Inspire Contest

Mar 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  March 20, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School senior Kathryn Shenk and sophomore Nathaniel McCloud were named finalists in the MIT INSPIRE program, a national high school research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Shenk and McCloud will now vie for one of the top prizes in their respective categories in April where only the top 100 finalists are invited. The MIT INSPIRE competition draws high school students from across America to present their original research in one of thirteen disciplines. Categories include anthropology, comparative media studies; art and architecture; cultural studies; economics; history; linguistics; philosophy; political science;[Read more...]

EAHS raises over $82,000 for Four Diamonds Fund

Mar 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

March 14, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School raised a remarkable $82,021 at its annual Four Diamonds Mini-THON or 137% of its $60,000 goal. All proceeds from the 12-hour dance marathon benefit the Four Diamonds to conquer childhood cancer. Elizabethtown Area High School was proud to support this cause as the Four Diamonds story originated in Elizabethtown with a former student, Chris Millard, who battled childhood cancer while a student at Elizabethtown Area School District in the early 1970s. Similar to Penn State University’s THON, students were not be permitted to sit down during the event. The Mini-THON ran from 7[Read more...]

Elizabethtown Area High School writers honored for excellence

Feb 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 28, 2017-Elizabethtown Area High School senior Aparna Paul, junior Erin Kraskewicz, and freshman Anna DeGoede were each awarded a “Silver Key” in the 2017 Lancaster County Regional Scholastic Writing Awards sponsored by the Lancaster County Library. Paul was honored for her Critical Essay (Doing the Wrong Thing for the Right Reasons: A Story of Morality), Kraskewicz for her poetry collection (Boys & Girls), and DeGoede for her Personal Essay/Memoir (Turn on the Light). The prestigious recognition program provides an avenue for students in local middle and high schools to express themselves through writing. The student entries were judged at[Read more...]