Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Board News

K-3 School Principal Departure Causes Administrative Shake-Up

East High Elementary School Principal Amy Balsbaugh has tendered her resignation to accept a position with the Warwick School District. Pending the Warwick board’s approval, her last day will be Nov. 29. To fill that position for the reminder of the school year, the Elizabethtown school board approved the reassignment of other district administrators at […]

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Categories E-Town CollegeFeaturedNews

Hijab-Using Olympian to Lecture at College

Olympic saber fencer, fashion entrepreneur and social justice advocate Ibtihaj Muhammad is this year’s Carlos R. and Georgiana E. Leffler Memorial Lecturer at Elizabethtown College. In 2016, Muhammad became the first Muslim-American woman to compete in Olympic fencing in hijab and the first Muslim woman to win an Olympic medal for the United States. In […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Events

Elizabethtown Schools Mark Red Ribbon Week for Drug Use Prevention

Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation. This year’s theme is “Life is Your Journey. Travel Drug Free.” In partnership with Elizabethtown Area Communities That Care, all students in the Elizabethtown Area School District are participating in and celebrating Red Ribbon Week, which started Monday, Oct. 22. During […]

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Categories CommunityFeaturedNews

Rotarians Team Up to Eradicate Polio From Last Three Countries

Rotarians in Elizabethtown and Mount Joy are raising their glasses in the fight against polio. The public is invited to join a Rotary Club at any of several establishments and help crush polio in the world. Although polio has been wiped out in most countries, it remains endemic in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, which means […]

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Categories CommunityElizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchool Events

Lownsbery, Minnich Recognized as Rotary Students of the Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Erin Lownsbery and Ryan Minnich were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for October. Lownsbery and Minnich were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Lownsbery is the daughter of Brian and Linda Lownsbery of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedLacrosseSportsSwimming/Diving

E-Town School Board Promotes Houck to Head Swimming Coach, Hires New Boys Lacrosse Head Coach

For the past month or so, two varsity sports teams at Elizabethtown Area High School had head coaching vacancies. Now, just a few weeks away from the start of the winter sports season, those positions have finally been filled. The Elizabethtown Area School District has hired Cassidy Bender as the new head coach for the […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsVolleyball

EAHS Girls Volleyball Finish Regular Season at 12-4, Will Face Dallastown in Districts

It was a whirlwind stretch of games for the Elizabethtown Area High School girls volleyball team. Over the course of four days, the Lady Bears played for a chance at the section title, finished up the regular season and competed in the Lancaster-Lebanon League playoffs. Unfortunately, they came away with three losses. The team hosted […]

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Categories Boys SoccerEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Boys Soccer Ends Season With 4-0 Loss to Wilson

Last season, the Elizabethtown Area High School boys soccer team entered the District 3 playoffs as the No. 2 seed in Class 4A before getting upset by No. 15 Central Dauphin, ending the season prematurely. This year, the Bears had the opportunity to do the same to another top seed. Unfortunately, their efforts came up […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: We Need Independent Thinkers Like Jess King in Congress

Many people are fed up with politics as usual. Many have thus put their faith in President Donald Trump. Trump, however, thrives on division. Race. Religion. Class. He distorts the meaning of law and patriotism for his own advantage. We cannot allow Trump to continue dividing us. He has already destroyed the party I once […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Vote for Candidates Who Will Protect Gun Ownership

In the midterm elections, the stakes for Pennsylvania’s firearms owners couldn’t be higher. Across the nation, gun-hating socialists are on the ballot. Left-wing politicians are urging gun confiscation. Congressman Lou Barletta is running against anti-gun incumbent Sen. Bob Casey. During his career in the U.S. Senate, Casey voted to ban commonly owned semi-automatic firearms. He […]

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