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Elizabethtown Schools’ Budget Now Balanced

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The proposed budget for the Elizabethtown Area School District’s 2019-2020 school year now stands as essentially balanced, with revenues and expenses both at $65.58 million, including a 2.9% increase in real estate taxes. The Elizabethtown school board heard a budget update at its meeting on Tuesday, April […]

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EAHS Team Wins $5,000 in ‘Just Drive’ PSA Contest to Fight Distracted Driving

NJM Insurance Group, in partnership with the Pennsylvania DUI Association, announced the winners of its inaugural “Just Drive” public service announcement video contest. Students from 34 Pennsylvania high schools created 30-second videos on the dangers of distracted driving, an epidemic that continues to plague our nation’s roadways. The winning schools received funds toward a post-prom, […]

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EAHS Band Student Performs at Prestigious Band Festival

Elizabethtown Area High School band student Emma Foley recently performed at the prestigious 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region 5 Band Festival. The concert was held in early March. Foley (clarinet) joined 144 other talented student musicians representing 69 school districts from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival. Dr. Kyle Glaser, associate director of bands […]

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EASD to Move Sixth Grade to Middle School

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board gave the go-ahead to proceed with plans to convert the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School into a space for sixth-graders followed by a renovation of Rheems Elementary School. With all members present, the board voted unanimously in favor of the […]

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Students Get Recognition in ‘Do The Right Thing’ Awards

Two Elizabethtown Area School District students were recently recognized as “Do The Right Thing” award recipients. Recipients are Lilly Fulton, a third-grade student at Bainbridge Elementary, recognized for reporting bullying, and being an “upstander” against bullying, and Kaydence Kershner, a fourth-grade student at Bear Creek Intermediate School, recognized for being aware and meeting the needs […]

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EAHS Students Excel at Science Contest

Elizabethtown Area High School students recently competed in the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair. Senior Logan Vogelsong took home the top honor when he was named grand champion for his project titled “Using Learning Algorithms to Model Proteins.” As grand champion, Vogelsong will compete in the International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest […]

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EAHS Chorus Students Perform at All-County Music Festival

Claire Fritz, Alicia Hoover, Ronnie Mautner, Adrienne Nolt, Jake Sevcik, and Mackenzie Smith of Elizabethtown Area High School recently performed at the 2019 Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association All County Chorus Festival. The concert was held at Donegal High School under the direction of Dr. Anthony Leach of Penn State University. LLMEA is an organization […]

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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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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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