Students from Elizabethtown Area High School recently took part in the 2018 National History Day (NHD) regional competition at Kutztown University. High school juniors Ryan Minnich, Sean Brown, and Nat McCloud as well as high school freshmen Benjamin Heinz and Ryan Risser all represented the district at the competition.
Twenty students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the 2018 Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) All County Band Festival. The concert was held at Donegal High School under the direction of Brian Norcross, professor of music at Franklin and Marshall College (wind ensemble) and John Brackbill, band director at Manheim Central High School (symphonic band).
East High Street Elementary School raised an amazing $ 12,647.23 in support of the American Heart Association (AHA) through its Jump Rope For Heart campaign. Top fundraisers were Allison Schaffner, Luka Spayd, and Madalyn Guerrisi respectively.
East High Street Elementary held a special assembly to promote reading. To honor Dr. Seuss, many students and teachers dressed as their favorite Dr. Seuss character and teachers read their favorite Dr. Seuss books to the school
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.
Former Elizabethtown Area High School football star Andy Breault is returning to the program as the new head football coach. The Elizabethtown Area School District’s board of school directors approved Breault for the position at its Feb. 27 action meeting. He replaces Bill McDonald who resigned at the end of this past season.
Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Audrey Schlosser and Cade Robinson were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for February. Schlosser and Robinson were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school and community service activities.
Three students from Elizabethtown Area High School performed at the prestigious 2018 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Orchestra Festival. Eleventh graders Sean Brown (violin), Lexis Ferree (violin) and Mayelin Ebersole (viola) joined more than 100 other talented student musicians from central Pennsylvania at the all-star festival.