This spring, Elizabethtown Area Schools launched its Our Free Library program throughout the school district. Modeled after the national Little Free Libraries initiative, the Our Free Library program is a community book exchange utilizes the “take-a-book, leave-a-book” concept popular in coffee shops and public spaces.
The Masonic Village at Elizabethtown recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Elizabethtown Area Education Foundation to benefit the foundation’s educational classroom grant program. Over the past eighth years, the Masonic Village has gifted the foundation $120,000 for its grant program.
During the month of May, the students, faculty, and staff of the Elizabethtown Area School District will join forces with the American Cancer Society by hosting a series of mini Relay for Life events.
Rheems Elementary recently conducted a Super Bowl Coin Collection to benefit local charities. As part of the community service project, students brought in their spare change. In total, the school collected $1,300.
Each year, Elizabethtown Area School District's music department coordinates holiday carol sings at each elementary school. During the final half week of classes before the holiday break, family and friends were invited to the school to see the students, faculty, and staff sing holiday classics.
The Elizabethtown Area School District invites parents and guardians of elementary-aged students – Grades K-6 – to Open House events before the 2015-2016 school year begins. Open Houses will be held at each elementary school on August 25 from 2:30-4 p.m.