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Elizabethtown College Installs McCormick as 15th President

Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees, donors, and the broader community gathered to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick at an inauguration ceremony held in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, whose teminal degree is a juris doctor, or law degree, began her presidency at Elizabethtown College on July 1. She […]

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Rheems Elementary Recognizes Fire Prevention Month

Rheems Elementary School celebrated Fire Prevention Month on Friday, Oct. 25, to stress the importance of being prepared in the event of an emergency. As part of the special program, representatives of the Rheems Fire Department held an assembly to share important safety tips. Students learned how to call 911; the importance of smoke detectors; […]

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Bear Creek School Marks Red Ribbon Week

The Bear Creek School observed Red Ribbon Week with a variety of activities such as wearing red to school and creating an Act of Kindness banner to demonstrate the students’ commitment to a healthy and safe learning environment. A national event occurring annually during the last full week of October, Red Ribbon Week focuses on […]

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Women Address School Board About Bullying

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate At the end of the Elizabethtown school board meeting, board members heard two young women talk about how devastating bullying can be, and they learned about a local group being formed to help those affected by bullying and sexual assault. Board members also heard a plea for […]

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Four EASD Students Recognized for Good Deeds With ‘Do The Right Thing’ Awards

Four Elizabethtown Area School District students were recently recognized as “Do the Right Thing” award recipients. Recipients are Makenna Nissley, a second- grade student at Mill Road Elementary School, recognized for returning money she found on the playground; Jacob Shappell, a fifth-grade student at Bear Creek Intermediate School, recognized for reporting damage to school property; […]

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Rotary Recognizes Evans, Schlosser as Students of Month

  Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Ellen Schlosser and Adam Evans were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for October. Schlosser and Evans were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Schlosser is the daughter of Matt and Hether Schlosser of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

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Veterans to Be Honored in Event at High School

The Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 to honor our community’s military veterans. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. in Elizabethtown Area High School auditorium. The program affords our local school officials and high school students an opportunity to salute local veterans for their service […]

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Donegal Schools Get Good Budget News for Last School Year

By CHRIS A. GOUROGEN Special to the Advocate The 2018-19 school year was a good year financially for the Donegal School District. That was the bottom line according to Carl Hogan, of BBD, the Philadelphia-based accounting firm that performed the district’s annual financial audit. Hogan told the board at its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, […]

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Google Exec Valeisha Butterfield Jones to Speak at Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown College is welcoming Valeisha Butterfield Jones, global head of women and black community engagement at Google, to speak at this year’s Leffler Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 7. Jones is responsible for driving systematic and measurable change to create an inclusive work culture at Google. She also focuses on enhancing equal opportunities at the company […]

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EASD Makes Five-Year Plan for Finances

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate Much of the Elizabethtown school board’s workshop meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 8, was devoted to plans: specifically, development of the Elizabethtown Area School District’s five-year financial plan as well as the three-year comprehensive plan that the district is required to submit to the state, covering 2020 to […]

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