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The Elizabethtown Area High School boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams are joining forces this season to play for a cause. The week of April 13-17 has been dubbed “Assisting Our Defenders” week. To help raise awareness and support of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), the Bears and Lady Bears will take to Jane Hoover Field to compete against league rivals Warwick, Manheim Township and Lampeter-Strasburg High Schools.
Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Emily Swope and Dylon Orth were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s Students of Month for March. Swope and Orth were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities.
Four students from Elizabethtown Area High School were chosen to the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Region V Chorus ensemble. Selection to the prestigious group was highly competitive and based on student auditions at the District music festivals held in January.
Elizabethtown Area High School recently inducted 47 students into its T.H. Ebersole Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. It recognizes the outstanding students of Elizabethtown Area High School who have exhibited the four pillars of scholarship, character, leadership and service.
East High Street Elementary School recently held its first-ever Super Reader Night. The celebration was a culmination of a reading incentive program that kicked off in January. The program challenged the students to read for 10, 15 or 20 minutes a night for five nights a week over an eight-week period. The school set a goal of 284,000 combined student-reading minutes.
Rheems Elementary School held its annual Jump Rope For Heart campaign to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA). With music pumping and kids jumping, the school raised $9,536.51 for the fight against heart disease and strokes.
Fourteen students from Elizabethtown Area High School perform at the 2015 Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) All County Band Festival. The concert was held at Northern Lebanon High School under the direction of Dr. Huber Toney of Millersville University (wind ensemble) and Dr. N. Keith Wiley of Millersville University (symphonic band).
EAHS orchestra students Aaron Becker, Reuben Zeiset, Erin Marshall, Stacie Savoca and Ethan Schnieder recently joined nearly 100 other talented local student-musicians to form the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 Orchestra ensemble.
To celebrate 100 days of school, first graders from Amy Scherer’s classroom at Rheems Elementary School recently helped the SPCA of Lancaster County care for the homeless animals living at its shelter. The students collected everything from pet food, treats and collars to towels, blankets, leashes and kitty litter.
Elizabethtown Area Middle School eighth grader Alex Lutz placed third in the Lincoln Chapter MATHCOUNTS competition held at the last weekend in February. Lutz will now represent E-town at the MATHCOUNTS state championship to be held in Harrisburg on March 28. Lutz is the son of Eric and Angela Lutzof Elizabethtown.
Elizabethtown Area School District band student Stacie Savoca (clarinet) recently took part in the 2015 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Region 5 Band Festival held at East Stroudsburg High School in February.
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Boys' Tennis (V) @ Cedar Crest
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Track & Field (JH) @ Cocalico
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Boys' Volleyball (JV) vs Lebanon
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Boys' Volleyball (V) vs Lebanon
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Boys' Baseball (JV) @ Garden Spot
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM Boys' Baseball (V) @ Garden Spot
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Girls' Softball (JV) vs Garden Spot
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM Girls' Softball (V) vs Garden Spot
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Boys' Lacrosse (V) vs Ephrata