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Two teams from the Elizabethtown Area School District spent a weekend in May competing in the F1 in Schools National Finals at Michigan International Speedway. Both teams placed in the top 5 in the nation competing against eleven other teams from the United States and five teams from Canada.
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.
A cast of 21 students and three crew members from Elizabethtown Area Middle School will present their annual spring play on Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1. Both performances will be held in the middle school auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. Adult tickets are $4 and children tickets are $2.
Five Elizabethtown Area Middle School students recently took part in the 2015 Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) county band festival. This festival was for outstanding student musicians from middle schools in Lancaster and Lebanon counties.
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 Middle School recently held its 2015 spelling bee. The winner of the Bee was eighth grader Mandy Franz. With her victory, Franz is eligible to compete in the Lancaster Newspapers Regional Spelling Bee. The runner up was eighth grader Nat McCloud.
Thirty local families from the greater-Elizabethtown area will enjoy Thanksgiving Food Baskets, compliments of Elizabethtown Area Middle School. The baskets contained all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner including a frozen turkey, vegetables, bread, yams, stuffing, gravy, and more.
EAMS recently held its annual Pathways Career Fair for eighth grade students. The fair was designed to assist the students with selecting one of the four career pathways offered at the high school and subsequently select their freshman year courses later this year.