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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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Two EAHS Students Selected for All-State Music Ensembles

Elizabethtown Area High School 2019 graduate Mayelin Ebersole and student Claire Fritz, who just completed her junior year, recently took part in the 2019 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All-State Music Festival held in Pittsburgh. The festival was comprised of the top high school band, choral, and orchestra students from across the state. Ebersole and Fritz […]

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It’s a Wrap for the EAHS Class of 2019

Where’s Waldo? He was all over the place at the graduation ceremony for the Elizabethtown Area High School Class of 2019 as three speakers quoted the 19th century American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in their speeches. Superintendent Michele Balliet used the quotation, “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared […]

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EAHS Students Hear From Vietnam Vets

Nine members of the Vietnam Veterans Association of America, Chapter 1008 spoke to students from Elizabethtown Area High School as part of their unit on the Vietnam War. The program allowed the current students to hear directly from Vietnam veterans about their personal responsibilities that ranged from combat infantry, aviation, to supply. Among the many […]

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EAHS Play ‘Seussical’ Wins Outstanding Musical Award

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring musical production of “Seussical, The Musical” took home top honors at the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards by winning Outstanding Musical. In addition, junior Carter Rutkowski claimed one of the top individual prizes when he won Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical for his role as General Schmitz/ Wickersham in […]

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EAHS Spring Musical Nominated for Seven Hershey Theater Awards

Elizabethtown Area High School’s spring production of “Seussical the Musical “landed seven nominations for the 2019 Hershey Theater Apollo Awards. Senior Ryan Kruft and junior Adam Evans were both nominated for outstanding lead actor. Junior Carter Rutkowski and sophomore Alexis Martin were nominated for outstanding featured performer and outstanding supporting actress respectively. In addition, the […]

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Students Help Stock Streams With Trout

Elizabethtown Area High School’s Aquatics Resources class recently helped the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stock local streams to help ensure a successful trout season for local fishermen. Working alongside Officer Jeffrey Schmidt, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s waterways conservation officer for Lancaster County, the students released rainbow and brown trout into local streams including […]

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