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Senior Center activities week of February 8

Jan 31st, 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 8: 9:00 am Walking, 9:00am Seniors helping Seniors, 10:30am Scrabble/Checkers, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Center cut pork chop with gravy, wiped potatoes with chives, braised red[Read more...]



EAMS Announces Second Marking Period Honor Roll

Jan 30th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

January 30, 2018- Elizabethtown Area Middle School principal Dr. Nate Frank. as well as assistant principal Michael Pericci, have announced the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2017-2018 school year. For students to achieve honor roll they are required to attain a 92% average overall with no grade lower than 83% in any subject area. A total of 252 students made the honor roll this marking period, which equates to roughly 40% of the student body in grades 7-8 having a GPA at or above 92%. Seventh Grade Liam Abbey, McKenna Angeny, Kathryn Barraclough, Truett Barrett, Tyler[Read more...]



GEARS News October 29

Jan 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Field Scheduling Meeting              GEARS is holding the 2018 Elizabethtown Area Field Scheduling Meeting on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:00 pm at the GEARS Recreation Room #2 (beside the GEARS Office at the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School, 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  This is a mandatory meeting for leagues, associations and groups interested in utilizing Elizabethtown Borough, West Donegal Township, Mount Joy Township and/or Elizabethtown Area School District athletic fields/facilities.  Organizations should have a representative attend to review regulations, facility stipulations and to discuss facility requests.  Make certain to bring specific dates, times and field requests[Read more...]



Et tu China?

Jan 24th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Read Terrell. How will we respond? http://www.clydefitchreport.com/2018/01/china-america-global-leadership-multinational/



GEARS News January 22

Jan 22nd, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Pokemon Half Day              Got to catch them ALL! Explore the world of Pokemon through the card game, crafts and activities. Explore the Pokemon types and science behind them. Your child will create a Pokemon card, play creative games and even hunt for Pokemon. Grades 1-8. Class is on Thursday, Feb 15, from 1-4 pm at the GEARS Recreation Room #2 (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). The cost is $35 for GEARS members and $42 for nonmembers. To register or for more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-367-0355.   Homebuying 101              Are you ready for[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of January 25

Jan 19th, 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, January 25: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Corn Hole, 10:00am Craft Class, 11:00 Uno/Skipbo 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Baked Salmon w/Dill Sauce brown rice, green beans, white bread, pineapple[Read more...]



GEARS News January 15

Jan 15th, 2018 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Middle School Lacrosse Club GEARS will offer a Middle School Lacrosse Club for boys in grades 7 & 8 and girls grades 5-8.  This program will teach the basics of lacrosse through practices and games.  The season will start March 12 and go through early May on Monday-Friday with practices and games on Elizabethtown Area High School Field.  Parent meeting is Monday, January 22 at 6:30 pm (girls meeting) and 7:15 pm (boys meeting) in the Elizabethtown Area High School LGI Room. For more information, go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 717-367-0355.   Daddy/Daughter Dance 11th Annual!! Fathers[Read more...]



EAHS students raise money for local winter shelter

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

January 10, 2018-Four ninth graders from Elizabethtown Area High School recently teamed with the school’s student council to raise funds for the Elizabethtown Winter Shelter. As part of the students’ 20Time initiative, Alisia Alvarez, Taylore Bradley, Sophia Brinkman, and Makenna Heisey set a goal of raising several hundred dollars to help the shelter. When they were all done, they had far exceeded their goal with a total donation of $1,505.20. Alvarez, Bradley, Brinkman, and Heisey originally intended to raise the funds through bake and popcorn sales. However, they expanded their effort by seeking a partnership with the school’s student council[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 18

Jan 12th, 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, January 18: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Corn Hole, 10:30am Instrumental Peace with Lauren, 12:30 Pinochle or Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken Philly Sandwich with onion, pepper and cheese, creamy potato soup[Read more...]



GEARS News January 9

Jan 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Coed Sixes Volleyball League             GEARS is accepting teams for its Winter 2018 Coed Sixes Volleyball League scheduled to begin Monday, February 12 and conclude in mid April. Teams interested in playing in this league should submit a team roster and registration fee no later than Friday, February 2 to be included in the league schedule.  Games will be on Mondays, between 6:30-9:30 pm at the Daubert Gym, GEARS Community Center Gym and Elizabethtown Area Middle School Gym.  The league is a 10-match season with playoffs.  Minimum 6/maximum 15 player roster.  Teams must have 2 females on the court at[Read more...]