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EASD Teachers Get 2.9% Raise Over Five Years

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board approved a union contract with the Elizabethtown Area Education Association that would give Elizabethtown Area School District teachers and related professionals an average salary increase of 2.9% over five years. The agreement was ratified by a 7-1 vote at the board’s meeting on […]

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Two EAHS Students Selected for All-State Music Ensembles

Elizabethtown Area High School 2019 graduate Mayelin Ebersole and student Claire Fritz, who just completed her junior year, recently took part in the 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All-State Music Festival held in Pittsburgh. The festival was comprised of the top high school band, choral, and orchestra students from across the state. Ebersole and Fritz […]

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It’s a Wrap for the EAHS Class of 2019

Where’s Waldo? He was all over the place at the graduation ceremony for the Elizabethtown Area High School Class of 2019 as three speakers quoted the 19th century American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in their speeches. Superintendent Michele Balliet used the quotation, “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared […]

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EAHS Students Hear From Vietnam Vets

Nine members of the Vietnam Veterans Association of America, Chapter 1008 spoke to students from Elizabethtown Area High School as part of their unit on the Vietnam War. The program allowed the current students to hear directly from Vietnam veterans about their personal responsibilities that ranged from combat infantry, aviation, to supply. Among the many […]

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EAHS Play ‘Seussical’ Wins Outstanding Musical Award

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring musical production of “Seussical, The Musical” took home top honors at the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards by winning Outstanding Musical. In addition, junior Carter Rutkowski claimed one of the top individual prizes when he won Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical for his role as General Schmitz/ Wickersham in […]

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Two EASD Schools Get New Principals

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate Two schools in the Elizabethtown Area School District will have new principals, following approval by the school board. Nathan Frank, principal at Elizabethtown Area Middle School, will be the new principal at Bear Creek School, effective July 1. He replaces Annette Spagnolo. Also, Amy Secor was named […]

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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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