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EAMS Asbestos Removal Needed Before Remodel

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate As was common in buildings constructed before 1986, the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School contains some asbestos that must be removed before renovations begin there next year in order to relocate sixthgraders from Bear Creek School to the middle school the following year. Adam […]

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EASD Finance Head Resigns for New Job

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate For the second time within the span of a year, the Elizabethtown Area School District needs to find a new person to handle its finances. Jeffrey Ammerman, the district’s director of finance and operations, is resigning to take a position with the Pennsylvania Association of School Business […]

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Millersville University Art Exhibit Features Elizabethtown Area High School Students

Eighteen Elizabethtown Area High School students were chosen to have their work featured at Millersville University’s Studio for Students Youth Art Exhibit in November. Featured artists include Nicole Bender, Angela Costa-Ouimet, Alex DeFlavia, Stephanie DeJesus, Krimson Dougherty, Rogan English, Dylan Gulden, Kathryn Hackenberg, Ellen Laszakovits, Nicki Lathrop, Noelia Morales, Sophia Pirozzi, Makenna Smith, Elizabeth Stiles, […]

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School Board Gets Update on EAMS Remodel

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board heard an update on design plans for the upcoming renovation to the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School. That renovation, to start in June of 2020, will allow the district’s sixthgrade classes, now at Bear Creek School, to move to the […]

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Local Veterans Recognized in Ceremony at Elizabethtown Area High School

Elizabethtown Area School District saluted 23 local veterans during its 12th annual Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11. The program afforded school officials and high school students an opportunity to salute local veterans for their service to the country. It was also an opportunity for students to learn about the contributions that veterans have […]

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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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