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EAHS Students Selected for Prestigious Orchestra Ensemble

Elizabethtown Area School District orchestra students Sean Brown and Mayelin Ebersole recently took part in the prestigious 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Central Region Orchestra Festival held at the Performing Arts Center in Williamsport. Dr. Gerardo Edelstein, Director of Orchestras at Penn State University, conducted the ensemble of about 100 talented high school musicians. Selection […]

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Donegal School Crew to Stop Mowing Park in Marietta Borough

By NICOLE E. MATTHEWS Special to the Advocate The Donegal school board has voted to end a more than 50-year agreement with Marietta Borough to have the school district take care of mowing Marietta War Memorial Park. The agreement was made in 1967. Superintendent J. Michael Lausch said at the school board meeting on Thursday, […]

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Rheems ‘Cardiac Kids’ Raise Thousands for Heart Research

Rheems Elementary School held its Jump Rope For Heart campaign to benefit the American Heart Association. With music pumping and kids jumping, the school raised more than $10,100 for the fight against heart disease and strokes. The top fundraiser was second grader Elizabeth Kline who raised $530. Kline was followed by first grader Ryker Caruso […]

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EAHS Club’s Video Up for Award

When Elizabethtown Area High School’s Paws and Think Club entered a “Just Drive” public service announcement video contest in November, students knew they wanted to focus their efforts on showing the possible outcomes of distracted driving. Contest sponsors are NJM Insurance Group, SADD Pennsylvania, Team DUI, and Teen Safe Driving Coalition. Distracted driving is defined as the act of driving […]

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E-Town Schools to Keep Busing for Child Care

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board and the district superintendent made some parents very happy by reversing a decision that would have limited bus transportation between child care centers and elementary schools in the Elizabethtown Area School District. During her budget presentation at school board’s workshop meeting on Tuesday, […]

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EAHS Inducts 57 Students Into Its National Honor Society Chapter

Elizabethtown Area High School inducted 57 students into its T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society at a special ceremony held Wednesday, March 6. Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. It recognizes the outstanding students of Elizabethtown Area High […]

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Two EAHS Students Finalists for National Merit Scholarship

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Sean Brown and Ryan Minnich have been named finalists in the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Corporation program putting them one step closer to receiving a merit scholarship. Brown and Minnich join the other finalists from around the country in vying for a 2019 National Merit Scholarship to be named later […]

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EAHS Trip to ‘We the People’ National Finals Called Off; So Is Fundraiser

Elizabethtown Area High School’s “We the People” team, which won the Pennsylvania state championship, has called off its plans to compete in the national finals in the Washington, D.C., area. The school district announced the cancelation on Tuesday, March 12. Also canceled were two violin concerts by orchestra students Sean Brown and Jared Wolf to […]

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Rotary Honors EAHS Seniors Ashley Johnson, Giani Leppler

    Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Ashley Johnson and Giani Leppler were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for March. Johnson and Leppler were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Johnson is the daughter of Mark and Christa Johnson of Elizabethtown. She […]

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Linda Ahern Reflects on 44 Years With EASD Before Retirement

To spend over 40 years in public education is a feat to marvel at. To do so with the same school district is often unheard of. But that’s the reality for Elizabethtown Area School District athletic director Linda Ahern. And after 44 years of service, she’s set to head off into retirement on Friday, March […]

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