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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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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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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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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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New Socks, Underwear Sought for Donegal Students

Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy and the Susquehanna Stage Company in Marietta will be collecting brandnew socks and underwear for school-age (K-12) children in need who live in the Donegal School District. The library and the theater group are accepting the donations on behalf of the Donegal Hub who is working in conjunction with Rainbow’s […]

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Donegal Student Wins National Recognition for Documentary

Donegal High School rising senior Taylor Barton won second place in the National History Day competition held in June in College Park, Md. Barton’s project in the individual documentary category, “Dam, Better Call Clara!” focused on the rise of Clara Barton and the American Red Cross after the Johnstown Flood in 1881. As a nationwide […]

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