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E-Town Students To Learn Trade Skills As Pre-Apprentices

By DIANE M. BITTING This coming school year, 18 juniors and seniors at Elizabethtown Area High School will be able to participate in a new pre-apprenticeship partnership with the Keystone Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., learning such skills as carpentry, plumbing and heavy equipment operation. Likewise, three seniors will have the opportunity […]

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Grace Murray, Joe Szymanski Recognized as EAHS Students of the Month by Rotary Club

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Grace Murray and Joseph Szymanski were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for May. Murray and Szymanski were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Murray is the daughter of Thomas Murray of Elizabethtown. She is member of the prestigious […]

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EAHS Students to Hold 5K Run

The Elizabethtown Area High School Mind & Body students will be holding the 3rd annual “Run for the Health of It 5k” and “1-mile Children’s Fun Run” on Saturday, May 18. The 5k run/walk is a class project where students organize 11 different committees, then collaborate, plan, and organize the event over 13 weeks. The […]

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EAHS Spring Musical Nominated for Seven Hershey Theater Awards

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring production of “Seussical the Musical “landed seven nominations for the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards. Senior Ryan Kruft and junior Adam Evans were both nominated for outstanding lead actor. Junior Carter Rutkowski and sophomore Alexis Martin were nominated for outstanding featured performer and outstanding supporting actress respectively. In addition, the […]

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E-Town College Prof Recognized for Her Mentoring

The 2018-2019 Polanowski Prize for Excellence in Faculty-Student Advising and Mentorship recipient is Anya Goldina, assistant professor of biology at Elizabethtown College. “I am honored and humbled to receive this award,” Goldina said. “Since the beginning of my career at Elizabethtown College I have heard about the incredible impact that Dr. (Frank) Polanowski had on […]

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Students Help Stock Streams With Trout

Elizabethtown Area High School’s Aquatics Resources class recently helped the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stock local streams to help ensure a successful trout season for local fishermen. Working alongside Officer Jeffrey Schmidt, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s waterways conservation officer for Lancaster County, the students released rainbow and brown trout into local streams including […]

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‘Do the Right Thing’ Awards Presented to EASD Students for Their Good Deeds

Two Elizabethtown Area School District students were recently recognized as “Do the Right Thing” recipients. Recipients are Sara Yowell, a seventh-grade student at Elizabethtown Area Middle School, recognized for being the only student to help a cafeteria worker clean up a spill, and Devlin Dowhower, a Mill Road Elementary kindergarten student recognized for turning in […]

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Bear Creek Principal Leaving; Two Schools Get Permanent Heads

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The current acting principals at East High and Mill Road elementary schools have been named to those positions permanently, while Bear Creek School’s principal is resigning to take a leadership position with the Palmyra Area School District. Kari Druckenmiller, at East High, and Michael Pericci, at Mill […]

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Mount Joy Township Gets Complaints About College Solar Array

Mount Joy Township supervisors asked Township Manager Justin Evans to meet with Elizabethtown College’s director of public affairs to tour the college’s solar array after getting complaints from neighbors. Supervisor Gerald F. Becker said at the township meeting on Monday, April 15, that residents of the nearby Shybrook development had been promised that trees would […]

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Elizabethtown Schools’ Budget Now Balanced

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The proposed budget for the Elizabethtown Area School District’s 2019-2020 school year now stands as essentially balanced, with revenues and expenses both at $65.58 million, including a 2.9% increase in real estate taxes. The Elizabethtown school board heard a budget update at its meeting on Tuesday, April […]

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