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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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Homecoming Events Planned at Elizabethtown Area High School

Elizabethtown Area High School’s annual homecoming weekend is slated for Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28. The festivities will begin with ABC 27 doing a live broadcast of their Friday Morning Lights feature from Daubert Gymnasium during the 6 a.m. hour. High school cheerleaders, marching band, and members of the fall sports teams will […]

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EASD Checked Legality of Board’s Private Tour

The Elizabethtown Area School District checked with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association to make sure it was following open-meeting laws when the entire school board toured the lower level of the middle school, a school district spokesman said. Spokesman Troy Portser told the Advocate on Tuesday, Sept. 17, that board members did not deliberate during […]

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EASD Board Tours School in Advance of Its Renovation

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate Just prior to their public meeting, Elizabethtown school board members toured the lower level of the middle school, which is slated for renovation starting next summer in order to house sixth grade beginning in the 2021-22 school year. Members were accompanied on the private tour by representatives […]

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EASD Board OKs $6M Renovation of Middle School

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board approved a $6 million renovation to the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School that will bring sixth-graders, now at Bear Creek School, back to the middle school for the 2021-22 school year. The unanimous vote, which took place at the board’s […]

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New Principal, Dean Take On Leadership at Middle School

The Elizabethtown Area School District recently introduced its new Elizabethtown Area Middle School leadership team. Kara Schoessler has been named the new middle school principal. Joining Schoessler at the middle school is Joshua Schaffer, who is the school’s new dean of students. Schoessler was hired following an extensive search process that involved a series of […]

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Elizabethtown Schools Welcome New Teachers

Eighteen new faculty members at the Elizabethtown Area School District recently entered the district’s 2019 induction program. The program is an organized, professional development initiative with the general goals of welcoming and training new teachers so that they become an effective part of the learning community and to ensure their success. New inductees at the […]

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Middle School Plans Presented to EASD Board

By DIANE M. BITTING Special to the Advocate The Elizabethtown school board learned more details about the planned renovation of the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School to house the sixth grade, now at Bear Creek School, starting in the 2021-22 school year. Grace Heiland of the Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates architectural firm […]

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