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Archive for October 2011

E-town Cheerleaders Help Raise $827 for Flood Relief

Oct 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

October 21, 2011— Known for raising spirits at sporting events, cheerleaders from Elizabethtown Area High School and Derry Township School District recently raised the spirits of local flood victims when they collected $827 for relief efforts. The money was donated to the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley for their ongoing Tropical Storm Lee relief services. The money was raised at the September 11 contest between Hershey High School and the Bears of Elizabethtown.

EAHS Presents Neil Simon Comedy

Oct 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

October 11, 2011— Elizabethtown Area High School will present the Neil Simon comedy, 45 Seconds from Broadway on Thursday, Oct. 20 and Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 in the school’s auditorium. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday evening, and there will be a 1 p.m. matinee on Saturday. There is no Friday evening performance. From America’s master of contemporary Broadway comedy, 45 Seconds from Broadway is another take on the behind the scenes action in the entertainment world, this time near the heart of the theatre district in New York City. The action of the show[Read more...]

Dedication Ceremony and Community Open House Set For October 30 at the New Bear Creek School

Oct 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page, News

October 12, 2011— Elizabethtown Area School District will be hosting a Dedication Ceremony and Community Open House for the new Bear Creek School on Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony and take part in guided tours of the facility immediately following the ceremony as part of the open house. Light refreshments will also be served. The school is located at 1459 Sheaffer Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. The two-story, 150,000-square-foot elementary school opened for students in September 2011. It currently serves over 900 students district-wide in grades 4-6. The facility was built[Read more...]

E-town Places Fifth at Regional FFA Competition

Oct 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

October 12, 2011— The Elizabethtown FFA Dairy Foods team recently competed in the North-East Regional FFA Dairy Products Evaluation CDE held at The Big E in Springfield, MA. The team, consisting of Deidra Bollinger, Evy Zaleski, Ron Winters, and Kait Frank, placed fifth competing against teams from as far west as Ohio and as far south as Virginia. Deidra Bollinger also placed eighth in individual competition. At the contest, the students had to identify cheeses, off-flavors of milk and defects in milker parts; perform a mastitis test on milk samples; and distinguish between real and artificial dairy products. They also[Read more...]