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Bear Creek School
Mr. Jason Kingsborough, Assistant Principal
1459 Sheaffer Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 367-0210
School Hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
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  • Ancient Historical Figures to Come to Life in Living History Museum

    Bear Creek School sixth graders have been learning about ancient world history including the Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Persian empires. On Thursday, May 21, they brought their learning to life as part of the school’s Living History Museum.

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  • Bear Creek School performs ‘Hamlet’

    Under the direction of sixth grade teacher Erick Witteman, thirty-one sixth graders from the Bear Creek School recently took to the stage to bring the Shakespearean classic tragedy “Hamlet” to life for their parents, teachers and classmates.

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  • EASD teacher wins Teacher Impact Award

    Elizabethtown Area School District fifth grade teacher Alicia Sterner was recently recognized as a 2015 Teacher Impact Award Winner. Sterner joined the four other award-winning educators from across the Susquehanna Valley at a banquet held in their honor on May 11.

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  • Talented young musicians perform at PMEA String Fest

    Nine sixth graders from the Elizabethtown Area School District recently took part in the PMEA District 7 Youth String Fest held at Manheim Central Middle School. Participants included violinists Gabriela Hohenwarter, Hannah Kline, Eryn Moore, Kiaralie Santiago-Ortiz and Abria Winter; violists Emma Foley and Micheale Kanode; and cellists Jagger Gilleland and Emily Laird.

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  • Bear Creek School students train for GOTR Spring 5K

    Young ladies from the Bear Creek School and Elizabethtown Area Middle School are gearing up for the Girls on the Run (GOTR) Spring 5K to be held in mid-May. With just a couple more weeks to train until race time, the participants, joined by their family members, took to the trails and walking paths around the Bear Creek School and Elizabethtown Fairgrounds to participate in a practice 5K.

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  • Bear Creek School team places first at Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Competition

    A team of students from the Bear Creek School recently took part in the Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Real World STEM Solution Challenge. Sixth graders Josh Kreider, Aidan Mollohan and Seth Oltmans collaborated to develop a pneumatic motor as part of their “EcoAir Motors” team.

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  • Bear Creek students participate in all-star choral ensemble

    Four students from Bear Creek School recently took part in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 Elementary Songfest. The students were sixth graders Cameron Geyer, Makenna Heisey, Gabriela Hohenwarter, and Westin Kolaric. The students were accompanied by Bear Creek choral director Melissa Miller.

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  • Giving Tree Program Supports Local Families

    To help brighten the holidays for families in need, the Bear Creek School recently held its annual Holiday Giving Tree program. In total, the program brought holiday cheer to 56 families from the Elizabethtown community.

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  • Agricultural and Environmental Science Day Held in Elizabethtown

    Fourth graders in the Elizabethtown Area School District recently got a hands-on lesson in the contributions agricultural and environmental sciences have on the local community at the district’s eighth annual Agricultural and Environmental Science Day.

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