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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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Alvarez, Larison Get Recognition From National Merit Group

Elizabethtown Area High School has announced that seniors Jared Alvarez and Jacob Larison have been named commended students in the prestigious 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a nationwide competition for recognition and awards conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Commended students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise […]

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Elizabethtown College Plans Installation of New President

Elizabethtown College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the broader community plan to gather to install the college’s 15th president, Cecilia M. McCormick, at a ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 24 ,at 4 p.m. in the Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. McCormick, who began her presidency on July 1, will address the crowd at the inauguration along […]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Opens New Solar Panel Array at Bear Creek School

The Elizabethtown Area School District recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony on for its newly installed solar field. The solar field, located between the Bear Creek School and East High Street, is part of a comprehensive approach by the district to improve efficiencies and repurpose operational expenses toward our educational programs. In total, about 40 […]

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Rotary Recognizes Dehmey, Lown as Students of Month

Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Abigail Dehmey and Ethan Lown were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of the month for September. Dehmey and Lown were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities. Dehmey is the daughter of Corey and Jacquelyn Dehmey of Elizabethtown. She is a […]

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National Scholarship Won by Students at Elizabethtown College

Rachael Shaner, Gabriella Olivieri, and Alyson Houska, incoming freshmen at Elizabethtown College, have won $1,000 SAGE Scholars scholarships in a nationwide essay contest. Shaner, Olivieri and Houska all were one of the winning 100 scholarship recipients who wrote an exceptional essay. Students from all over the country submitted essays on subjects such as how they overcame various […]

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School Board Weighs Options For Renovation

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The cafeteria that serves both high school and middle school students at the Elizabethtown Area High School/ Middle School complex will undergo some type of renovation in order to accommodate sixth-graders when they move from Bear Creek School to the middle school in the 2021-22 school year. […]

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Middle School Student Council Has Pizza Wars Event

More than 100 people turned out on Friday, Sept. 20, for the “Pizza Wars” event held as a fundraiser for the student council at Elizabethtown Area Middle School. Six pizzerias (Pizzatown, Babbo’s, Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, Metro and P&J’s) donated 10 pizzas each to the event; they were randomly assigned letter codes so participants would […]

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EASD Gets Outstanding Visual Arts Community Recognition

The Pennsylvania Art Education Association has recognized the Elizabethtown Area School District for its outstanding commitment to visual arts education with the endorsement Outstanding Visual Arts Community 2019. PAEA empowers its members to transform their practices, students, colleagues, and communities to build a strong art education culture and citizenry. Elizabethtown is one of only five […]

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Elizabethtown Borough Approves College Construction Plans

The Elizabethtown Borough Council approved a land development plan for an addition of more than 10,000 square feet to Esbenshade Hall at Elizabethtown College for a new physician assistant program. Borough Manager Roni Ryan asked councilors at their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 19, to include the condition that the college provide evidence of adequate water […]

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