Elizabethtown Area School District students recently exceled at the regional Math 24 Challenge held in Lancaster. In a highly competitive environment that featured some of the areas best young mathematicians, fourteen out of the sixteen students from Elizabethtown were table winners at their respective grade levels with seven placing in the top 16 in their division.
The Elizabethtown Area School District chess team placed fourth out of ten private and public schools in the Friendship Chess League Tournament. Now in its 43rd year, the Friendship Chess League is open to students in grades 5-8.
Students from the Elizabethtown School District recently took part in the National History Day (NHD) regional competition at Manheim Central High School.
A team of students from Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently earned a medal at the Lincoln Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition held in late February at Millersville University.
The Elizabethtown Area School District and GEARS are teaming up to support Camp Ladybug, a camp for individuals who have mental and/or physical challenges. Now in its fifth year, the charity game has netted over $6,000 for local programs.
Dr. Nate Frank, principal of Elizabethtown Area Middle School, and Michael Pericci, assistant principal of Elizabethtown Area Middle School, announced the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2016-2017 school year. For students to achieve honor roll they are required to attain a 92% average overall with no grade lower than 83% in any subject area.
Nine Elizabethtown Area Middle School band students recently took part in the 2017 Lebanon Valley College Middle School band festival. The students, all seveth graders, were selected based on their teacher’s recommendation for demonstrating outstanding musicianship.
Sixteen students from Elizabethtown Area Middle School recently took part in the 2017 Future City Competition in mid-January. This project-based learning program challenged students to imagine what a city should and could look like to make their future a better place.
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.