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Superintendent Academy Enrolls 33 Statewide Including Donegal Head

Donegal School District Superintendent J. Michael Lausch is among 33 superintendents and charter school leaders from across Pennsylvania who have begun the state Department of Education’s third Superintendent’s Academy, a two-year professional development program. Lausch began the program on Thursday, Nov. 8. He is one of five school leaders from Lancaster County who were part […]

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EAMS Students Learn About World of Work

For a day, Elizabethtown Area Middle School traded in algebra, history, and life science for branding, logos, tag lines, slogans, and credit scores as part of Junior Achievement’s YES! program. YES! stands for Your Economic Success. The school-wide initiative aligned with the district’s Pathways program. The YES! curriculum consisted of a series of activities intended to help […]

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Elizabethtown Honors Those Who Served

The Elizabethtown Area School District saluted 26 local veterans during its 11th annual Veterans Day ceremony. The program afforded school officials and high school students an opportunity to salute local veterans for their service to the country. It was also an opportunity for students to learn about the contributions that veterans have made and learn […]

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EAHS Students Debate Issues Before Holding Mock Election

As part of a longstanding custom at Elizabethtown Area High School, students are running electoral campaigns in which students act out the part of real-life candidates. One mock debate in the campaign was held the morning of Monday, Oct. 29, in which incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker was portrayed by senior Amairanys Cedeno and […]

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Elizabethtown College Gets Its Largest Gift Ever: $8.5 Million

Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, announced that the college has received the largest gift commitment in its 119-year history from an anonymous alumni couple. The $8.5 million gift, a combination of cash, pledges, and bequests, will support the college-in improving facilities, increasing the endowment, and funding operations-all goals of Elizabethtown’s current “Be More Inspired” […]

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EASD: Police Investigate ‘Possible Threat,’ Conclude That No Immnient Danger Exists

The Elizabethtown Area School District said police worked overnight to investigate a “possible threat,” but concluded that there was no imminent danger. Superintendent Michele Balliet posted a letter to parents and guardians online on Tuesday, Oct. 30. “Late Sunday evening around 10 p.m., District administration received a tip that was of concern involving a ‘possible […]

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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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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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