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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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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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Comedy ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’ Coming to High School Stage

Elizabethtown Area High School will present its Fall Play — “The Man Who Came to Dinner” — on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The play is set in the small town of Mesalia, Ohio, in the weeks leading to Christmas in the late 1930s. […]

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