East High Street Elementary School held a canned food drive prior to the holiday break. The students, faculty, and staff at the school were in the giving spirit as a remarkable 1,100 food items were collected and distributed to families in need at the school, surpassing their goal of 750 items.
The East High Street Elementary Giving Tree recently brought holiday joy to families less fortunate in the community. Through the generosity of the school’s faculty, support staff, and PTO, as well as some community support, over 40 families received holiday help in the form of presents, winter wear, and gift cards.
The faculty and administration of Elizabethtown Area High School recently took part in the national “Giving Tuesday” initiative, which is in response to the commercialism and consumerism of this time of year. Giving Tuesday is dedicated to giving back to your community.
First graders at East High Street Elementary practiced their math skills making use of an old fashioned game with origins dating to the 18th Century - dominoes. Using dominoes, the students rotated through five stations were they worked on counting, addition, subtraction, and matching sums.
East High Street Elementary celebrated National Unity Day on Wednesday, Oct. 19. As part of the celebration, students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to “GO ORANGE” by wearing orange-colored clothing to school to show a united front against bullying.
Elizabethtown Area High School’s Mini-Thon committee will be hosting a corn maze on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 5-9 p.m. The event will be held at Brubaker Farm, located at 1035 Union School Road in Mount Joy.
In a scene that played out all across the district's four primary elementary schools, today the 218 members of the incoming kindergarten class (Class of 2029) were greeted by the smiling faces of school administration, specialists and kindergarten teachers as they arrived for their first day of school.