Rheems Elementary School

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  • As the school year comes to a close, Rheems Elementary School will be closed for the summer. If you need to speak with district personnel, please call Mrs. Julia Wallace at Bear Creek School at 717-367-0210, extension 40200.

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  • NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS for the 2017-2018 school year. READ MORE...

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  • School directors approve 2017-2018 CALENDAR.

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  • EASD Salutes Retiring Faculty and Staff

    Elizabethtown Area School District recently held its 2017 Staff Recognition and Retirement Banquet. In total, seven retiring faculty members and five retiring support professionals were saluted for their dedication and service to the district.

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  • Cardiac Kids From Rheems Raise More Than $8,100 for Heart Research

    Rheems Elementary School held its Jump Rope For Heart campaign to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA). With music pumping and kids jumping, the school raised $8,183 for the fight against heart disease and strokes.

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  • Local leaders to take part in charity basketball game for Camp Ladybug

    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.

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  • EASD Proud To Take Part In Global “Giving Tuesday” Initiative

    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.

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  • Rheems third graders bring Halloween cheer to local senior citizens

    Rheems Elementary School third graders brought Halloween spirit and their favorite storybook characters to life as they paid a visit to the senior citizens at the Rheems Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. While at the center, the students paraded through the facility dressed in their storybook costumes giving Halloween greetings.

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  • EAHS hosting corn maze to benefit Four Diamonds Fund

    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.

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  • Rheems Elementary welcomes 'The NED Show' for character education assembly

    Rheems Elementary School recently welcomed the NED Show to its stage for a multi-sensory lesson in character development. The program used humor, story telling, yo-yo tricks, rope magic, and balloon art to motivate and inspire students to be “Champions” in school and in life.

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  • EASD Welcomes Class of 2029

    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.

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