Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Board News

E-Town Schools Starting Online Video Game Club

Elizabethtown Area High School students who are into online gaming will have a new outlet to pursue that pastime in the form of a high school “esports” club. Elizabethtown school board members heard about plans to get interested students involved in gaming through the North America Scholastic Esports Federation, whose mission is to provide opportunities for students to use esports to acquire […]

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Local Legislators Aument, Hickernell Get New Committee Leadership Posts

Two state legislators whose districts include Elizabethtown have new committee leadership roles. State Sen. Ryan Aument is chairman of the Senate Education Committee and Rep. Dave Hickernell is chairman of the House Professional Licensure Committee for the 2019-2020 session. Aument serves the 36th Senate District, which covers northern Lancaster County. Hickernell serves the 98th House […]

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West Donegal Considers Regulations for In-Home Lodging Booked Online

Roger Snyder got another year as chairman of the West Donegal Township supervisors and Douglas Hottenstein got another year as vice chairman as part of the township’s annual organization meeting required by state law. When selecting supervisors’ areas of interest, Snyder got zoning, Hottenstein got roads, Phil Dunn got administration, John Martin II got parks […]

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Categories Elizabethtown Area School DistrictFeaturedNewsSchoolSchool Events

Local Students Excel in Engineering Club

Elizabethtown Area School District students in the Engineering Club have been excelling in competitions lately. The Engineering Club is open to all EASD seventh through 12th grade students who are interested in designing, building, and testing things. Students select engineering or robotic competitions. They form teams and prepare for the competitions during the after school […]

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Categories BasketballFeaturedSports

EAHS Girls Basketball Stunned by Warwick, Tops Conestoga Valley

Sometimes it takes a shocking defeat to jolt a team back into reality after a decent winning streak. The Elizabethtown girls basketball team certainly experienced that during its first two Section Two matchups of the season. The Lady Bears hosted Warwick in Daubert Gym on Friday, Jan. 4. Both defenses were strong to start the […]

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Categories BasketballEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

Boys Basketball Outlasts Hershey, Loses to Warwick, Trounces Conestoga Valley

It may sound strange, but the Elizabethtown Area High School boys basketball team should consider itself fortunate to be at 6-6 with 10 games to go in the season. The Bears have had to fight and claw their way through the majority of the games, and their recent run was no exception. Elizabethtown’s first game […]

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Categories EAHS BearsFeaturedSportsSwimming/Diving

EAHS Swimming: Girls Go 2-0 Vs. Lower Dauphin And Lancaster Catholic; Boys Go 0-2

Both the swimming teams at Elizabethtown Area High School came into 2019 with identical 2-2 records. After the Bears’ first two meets of the year, however, one is a much better position than the other. The two teams went to Milton Hershey Middle School on Wednesday, Jan. 2, for a non-league battle against Lower Dauphin. […]

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Categories BowlingEAHS BearsFeaturedSports

EAHS Bowling Beats Manheim Township, Knocks Off Undefeated Penn Manor

Coming into 2019, the Elizabethtown Area High School bowling team had a solid record of 5-1 (34-8 in points), good for second in Section Two of the Lancaster-Lebanon League. However, the Bears needed to get through the first part of a tough stretch in order to stay alive for first. They succeeded in spades. The […]

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Categories Op/Ed

Letter to the Editor: Hypocrisy Exists All Over, Not Just in One Party

I must respond to the letter concerning Democrats and possible hypocrisy (“Democrats Believed Kavanaugh’s Accusers, Not Bill Clinton’s,” Advocate, Dec. 13). Hypocrisy is not confined to one political party or people. Coupled with a desire for power, the temptation to paint an opponent in the most negative light while posing as a paragon of virtue […]

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