Over fifty students from the Bear Creek School recently displayed their awareness of environmental citizenship by performing a short skit in front of classmates, family, and friends as part of an Earth Day celebration.
Bear Creek School fifth grader Owen Wagner recently won Pennsylvania’s “Letters About Literature” reading and writing contest. Wagner’s award-winning entry qualified him to represent Pennsylvania at the national event where he will face winners from around the country.
Two teams of students from Elizabethtown Area School District won first place in Pennsylvania Destination ImaginNation tournament and qualified to advance to the Global Finals to be held in Knoxville, TN later this spring.
Six students from Bear Creek School recently took part in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 7 Elementary Songfest. The students were sixth graders William Bonsall, Olivia Gable, Katie Keeports, Rowan Meiser, Lacee Miller, and Annabelle Price.
A team of students from the Bear Creek School recently took part in the Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Real World STEM Solution Challenge. Sixth graders Lillia Alvarez, Jaycen Conrad, Quinn Dolan, Gabriel Rottet, and Trenten Miller placed first in the Grades 4-6 division.
A team of students from the Bear Creek School recently took part in the Lancaster-Lebanon Elementary STEM Bowl. Fifth graders Liam Burke, Brendan Fritz, Austin Risser, and Owen Wagner formed the Quizzly Bears.
Timed to coincide with Read Across America Day, fifth graders from the Bear Creek School held a Book Bistro. As part of the celebration, students in Nicole Sheehe’s class had the chance to informally discuss their favorite book with fellow classmates over snacks and juice as if sitting with friends in a café.
Elizabethtown Area High School will hold it’s tenth annual Mini-THON this year on March 16-17, 2018 to benefit the Four Diamonds. Mini-THON is a student-run organization that plans fundraising events during the school year that culminates with a 12-hour dance marathon at the high school patterned after Penn State’s THON.
The Elizabethtown Area School District and GEARS are teaming up to support EAHS’s Mini-THON campaign and GEARS Camp Ladybug with the seventh annual “Heroes vs. Legends” charity basketball game. Now in its seventh year, the charity game has netted over $8,000 for local programs.
To help brighten the holidays for families in need, the Bear Creek School recently held its annual Holiday Giving Tree program. As part of this annual tradition, the school’s faculty, staff and students as well as community members purchased suggested gifts for families who could use the help this season of giving.