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EASD May Overhaul Class Rank Calculation

The Elizabethtown Area School District will consider whether to replace its valedictorian/salutatorian rankings for graduating seniors with a system that recognizes more of its top students and also change the weighted grade system for some classes, including honors and Advanced Placement. At its workshop meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, the school board heard a presentation […]

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Marietta Borough Considers Fire Tax; Some Fear Fundraising Harm

Marietta Borough may implement a fire tax to make up for a shortfall in the fire department’s budget. Council discussed enacting a 0.9 mill or a 1 mill fire tax at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10. This would create a 0.75 overall increase for taxpayers in the borough. The increase would allow $10,000 […]

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‘Do the Right Thing’ Winners Honored

The following Elizabethtown Area School District students were recently recognized as “Do the Right Thing” winners for the month of October. Haley DeStefano; a Bear Creek student, Kristen Geesey; an EAHS student, and Ashley Geesey and Keira Stefano; EAMS students, were nominated for recently raising over $300 for the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund by making […]

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In Elizabethtown, Casey Says GOP Plan Would Cut Medicaid, Medicare to Pay for Tax Break

A budget plan supported by Republicans in Congress would cut $500 billion from Medicare and $1 trillion from Medicaid over the course of 10 years to finance tax cuts that would benefit big corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said in an appearance at the Elizabethtown Senior Center. Pennsylvania’s […]

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Elizabethtown Area High School Conducts Mock Job Interviews

Dozens of local business and community leaders recently took part in Elizabethtown Area High School’s annual Mock Interview Day. The goal of the program was to help students sharpen their interview and job-readiness skills. The simulation provided a “real world” experience the students will soon face and is an important piece of the school’s Pathways […]

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