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EAHS students earn awards in local art contests

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News, Uncategorized

February 23, 2018- Award-winners for the 2018 Lancaster County Regional Competition of the Scholastic Writing Awards program were recently announced and Elizabethtown Area High School sophomore Mackenzie Smith was honored for her entries. As such, Smith’s work will be exhibited along with other talented county students at both the Lancaster Museum of Art and the Demuth Museum Mar. 3 through Apr. 15. Smith was awarded two Honorable Mentions, one in the Drawing category and the other in the Illustration category. Her colored pencil illustration entitled Ghost Train displayed technical application of perspective with vibrant colors creating her surreal concept. A[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of March 1

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984. The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, March 1: 9:00 am Walking, 9:00am Seniors helping Seniors, 10:30am Rummi-kub or Canasta, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken and dumplings, pepper slaw, whole grain biscuit, warm peaches Friday,[Read more...]



Senior Center activities wek of Februrary 22

Feb 16th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984.  The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging.   Thursday, February 22: 9:00 am Walking, 9:00am Seniors helping Seniors, 10:00am Craft Class, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Roasted porkloin with gravy, rosemary seasoned redskins, green beans, biscuit with[Read more...]



EAHS To Present The Musical Comedy Whodunnit CURTAINS March 8, 9 and 10

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 14, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School will present the musical comedy whodunnit CURTAINS on March 8, 9, and 10 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. There will also be a 1 p.m. matinee on March 10. The doors will open thirty-minutes before each performance. A hilarious journey for both performers and the audience, the original Broadway production garnered eight nominations at the 2007 Tony Awards including Best Musical. CURTAINS is set in the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959. Boston’s Colonial Theatre is host to the opening night performance of a new musical. When the leading[Read more...]



Seventh grader Alaina Hellein Wins EAMS Spelling Bee

Feb 14th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 14, 2018- Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently held its 2018 spelling bee. The winner of the Bee was seventh grader Alaina Hellein. Hellein took home the victory by correctly spelling the word “conspicuous.” The bee was open to middle school students and was based on grade-level words determined by the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Eighth grader Mason Flowers placed second. In addition to Hellein and Flowers, seventh graders Isabel Boyer and Emma Creason placed in the top four and will attempt to qualify for Lancaster Newspaper’s regional spelling bee to be held later this spring. To qualify, the students will take[Read more...]



EAMS students take home awards at Future City competition

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  February 12, 2018- Nineteen students from Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently took part in the 2018 Future City Competition in mid-January. This project-based learning program challenged students to imagine, research, design, and build cities that could exist 100 years in the future.  The Future City Competition was held at the state museum in Harrisburg. Using the engineering design process and project management skills, students worked in teams to ask and answer an authentic, real-world question. This year’s challenge asked students to identify an issue older people have and engineer two innovative solutions so seniors can remain active and independent[Read more...]



GEARS News February 12

Feb 12th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Elizabethtown Heroes vs Legends Join us for the 6th Annual Heroes vs Legends benefit basketball game. Players will include EASD faculty members and coaches, former E-town Bear and Blue Jay basketball stars and other local community members. The night will include audience participation, give aways, contests and an entertaining basketball game. Game is on Friday, February 23 with a 7 pm tip-off time in the Elizabethtown Area High School Daubert Gym. Proceeds will benefit EAHS miniTHON and Camp Ladybug. Ticket is $5/person. Ages 4 and under are free. For more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-367-0355.[Read more...]



Young Center news and upcoming events

Feb 8th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

The Young Center newsletter, including a description of upcoming events can be found at the following link: https://www.etown.edu/centers/young-center/files/newsletters/2018-spring-ycn.pdf



Heroes vs Legends Basketball

Feb 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 5, 2018- The Elizabethtown Area School District and GEARS are teaming up to support EAHS’s Mini-THON campaign and GEARS Camp Ladybug with the seventh annual “Heroes vs. Legends” charity basketball game. Now in its seventh year, the charity game has netted over $8,000 for local programs. This year’s contest is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. in Daubert Gymnasium (Elizabethtown Area High School). Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. The family-centered game is being organized by GEARS. It will feature EASD administrators, teachers, coaches and alumni lacing up their sneakers and taking to the hardwood for a[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Area High School writers honored for excellence

Feb 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

February 2, 2018- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Scyla Crozier and Erin Kraskewicz won awards in the 2018 Lancaster County Regional Scholastic Writing Awards sponsored by the Lancaster County Library. Kraskewicz was honored with a silver key in the poetry category for her entry Purple Daffodils and an honorable mention for her Personal Essay/Memoir entry titled The Girl. Crozier received an honorable mention for her Flash Fiction entry Breaking News: Man Dies In House Fire Caused By Gas Leak. The prestigious recognition program provides an avenue for students in local middle and high schools to express themselves through writing. The[Read more...]