Early Dismissal - January 16
Students in grades 6-12 will be dismissed today at 1:30 p.m. Students in grades K-5 will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. All after-school activities are cancelled with the exception of the Board workshop and Buildings and Grounds committee meetings, which will go on as planned.
2016 at Lampeter Strasburg
The Pioneer Duals Junior High Wrestling Tournament has been renamed the Caleb Walker Memorial Tournament in honor of the L-S graduate, wrestler, and founder of A Week Away.
The holidays are a time to remember and help those in need—even family pets. During December the students of Mrs. Henry’s and Mr. Nolt’s fifth grade classes decided to complete a service project for a community organization.
Four Lampeter-Strasburg High School students were selected as the November 2016 Pioneer Superlatives and Students of the Month. The Pioneer Superlatives are Jordyn Kondras and Jared Risser and the Students of the Month are Sarah Baxter and Dylan McVey.
Seniors Earn BSA Eagle Scout Rank
Congratulations to seniors Steven Hollern, Colin Anderson, and Jack Drummond for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout from Boy Scouts of America. The three received their badges at a Court of Honor ceremony on December 4, 2016.
Each December, excitement builds as the date of the Holiday Lunch approaches. Served in all four school cafeterias, the Holiday Meal is a delicious turkey dinner with all of the trimmings. This year’s Holiday Meal will be served on Thursday, December 15.
The Lampeter-Strasburg Board of School Directors underwent its annual reorganization on Monday, December 5, naming new leadership for 2017. Mrs. Melissa Herr, who was previously vice president, was unanimously selected as president for the new year.
Students were selected by team teachers for displaying the characteristics of respect - recognition of human worth and dignity, the rights of others, and individual difference; accepting rules, laws and authority; justice, fairness, acceptance, tolerance, working out differences logically and reasonably to resolve conflicts peacefully.
Three High School students and one 8th grader received scholarships from 2016-2017 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) essay contests. The scholarships are from VFW Post 7294 in Millersville.
The L-S Marching Band chronicled a great 2016 season with this impressive video from parent John Lines. He used eight GoPros, 3 sideline cameras, and a drone to catch all the action. Thanks for showing us the band's Pioneer Spirit!
2016 Toys for Tots collection will run from November 21 through December 2. We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys in each of the schools during this time.
Staying with the theme of Back to School and Ready to Learn, Martin Meylin creative arts teachers selected students who met the following criteria in their fields of study: organized notebook, attentive to rules, evening study, and wise use of time.
Fifty-four juniors and seniors became the official members of the L-S National Honor Society (NHS) at the traditional induction ceremony on Tuesday, November 15. The new members joined 18 seniors who were inducted in 2015.
Four Lampeter-Strasburg High School students have been chosen as October 2016 Pioneer Superlatives and Students of the Month.
District III Semifinals Friday, 11/18
The varsity football team travels to Berks Catholic Friday to play in the District III AAAA semifinals. Tickets are on sale in the High School office for $6/adults and $4/students. No passes.
Congratulations to our Fall 2016 All-Stars!
Support the L-S Turkey Drive and become someone's reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. The Drive is sponsored by the L-S/Willow Street Community Churches.
This Saturday, 11 of Martin Meylin's talented string orchestra students will join their peers from around Lancaster and Lebanon counties to perform in an orchestra festival. They will be joined by Mr. Shaubach, who will be one of the festival's conductors.
Olivia Martin, Autumn Peters, Leah Wieland, and Tyler Zameroski took part in the early Signing Day and committed to play sports at the college level.
From LS News - Dogs have a reputation for being a man’s best friend. Lampeter-Strasburg High School will now see if the axiom is true for students as well. Monday, Susquehanna Service Dog Maya began her tenure at L-S.
The L-S Thespian Society will present the dark comedy Arsenic and Old Lace for this year's Fall Play. The show runs from Thursday, November 10, through Saturday, November 12, with performances starting at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and in the school office beginning November 1.
From LS News reporter Megan Mellinger - "If you entered Lampeter-Stasburg High School this past week you may have noticed the tractors sitting out by the office. This was in honor of Pennsylvania Ag and Food Careers week (October 10-15) which the Garden Spot FFA chapter hosted with the theme of "Pioneering Career Connections."
Thirty middle school students were selected by their team teachers as standouts in the Back to School and Ready to Learn category. These students are recognized for traits such as attentiveness to rules, organized notebooks, evening study, and wise use of time.
Four Lampeter-Strasburg High School students were selected by faculty members as September 2016 Pioneer Superlatives and Students of the Month. Pioneer Superlatives are Kathryn Sigafoos and Nathan Musser and Students of the Month are Enisha Sealey and Nathan Rosa.
More than 200 elementary parents gathered at Lampeter Elementary School last night for Math Matters - an interactive presentation aimed at demonstrating to parents how their children are currently being taught math. For those who couldn't be there, the information shared at the presentation is available on our Elementary Math page.
The Hans Herr Elementary School Pioneer Dash will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016. Students in grades three, four, and five will run lap after lap around the track to raise money for school events. The Pioneer Dash is sponsored by the Hans Herr PTO.
Sixteen seniors were chosen as members of the 2016 Homecoming Court. Shane Lawler was crowned king at halftime during the annual PowderPuff football game on Thursday, October 6, and Kate Rohrer was crowned Queen at halftime during the Homecoming football game on Friday, October 7. The pair reigned at the Arabian Nights-themed Homecoming dance on Saturday, October 8.
The 2016 West Lampeter Fair Queen and Runner-Up are McKenna Kimmel and Lianna Sauve. The two were chosen after a rare indoor contest at the West Lampeter Fire Hall.
The 92nd annual Lampeter Fair starts tomorrow. Many L-S students and their families visit the fair daily to enjoy the wide variety of exhibits, food, and entertainment. Here’s just a little of what L-S has to offer this year
Congratulations to the L-S Golf Team on winning the Section II title yesterday at Fox Chase Golf Club. The Pioneer travel team is Christian Eby (captain), Ryan Smith, Austin Lauver, Eric Buck, Andrew Fink, Ryan Floyd, Patrick Holmes, and Shannon Campbell. The team is coached by Michael Chiodo.
Colin Anderson, Ashley Crutcher, Alyssa Cunningham, and Sarah Goldberg earned the title of Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The 2005 PIAA AAA champion varsity baseball team was inducted into the Lampeter-Strasburg Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, September 16, 2016. The team, led by Coach Todd Garber, brought home the second state baseball title in the District’s history when they defeated Peters Township 8 to 7 in Altoona on June 17, 2005.
Two Lampeter-Strasburg High School students have been named as Semifinalists in the 62nd National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Nathan Musser and Conner Shelton are among the 16,000 academically talented seniors across the country to earn the honor this year.
Please join us on September 22 at 7pm in the PAC for an informational session about Schoology, the district's Learning Management System (LMS). Schoology enables parents to keep track of homework, tests, and projects and have access to class resources.
Twelve Lampeter-Strasburg High School students will vie for the title of 2016 West Lampeter Fair Queen. The candidates are sponsored by High School clubs and were selected by the clubs' members and advisors.
Artwork from High School students Ericka Neff, Autumn Peters, Olivia Martin, and Shannon Ferrari has been accepted into the Whitaker Center’s Y Art: Discovering the Next Generation of Artists exhibition.
Our school nurses are now using CareDox, a web-based tool that can be used to communicate with parents/guardians and coordinate student care. The new system allows parents to provide detailed and confidential (HIPAA and FERPA compliant) information about students' conditions and medications as well as a record of nurse visits. CareDox enables parents to edit their children’s health history in real-time, giving our staff the best possible foundation for treating students.
Get your Pioneer gear here! The LSHS Varsity Club is selling spiritwear. The online store includes premium men's and women's Under Armour clothing, plus a variety of other Pioneer-branded items. Orders can be placed now through September 13 and items will arrive in October.
These High School Sport All-Star Awards (MVPs and Coaches of the Year) were chosen by LNP. In some Lancaster-Lebanon League sports, the coaches selected one league-wide MVP and Coach of Year. In those instances, we deferred to those choices that the coaches made. Otherwise, we made the selections ourselves.
Four Lampeter-Strasburg High School students have been recognized as March 2016 Students of the Month.
Congratulations to our Spring All-Stars!
Three Martin Meylin students went above and beyond this spring by participating in an essay writing project on behalf of the American Legion . . .
Read the story at LNP.
49 members of the Class of 2016 received scholarship awards totaling $81,500 at Senior Awards Night on May 19. Three awards have yet to be determined - valedictorian, salutatorian, and the award for third in class. The winners will be revealed at commencement on Friday, June 3.
Lampeter-Strasburg School District
1600 Book Rd., Lancaster PA 17602
Administration Building: 717-464-4699
Lampeter Elementary School: 717-358-1880
Hans Herr Elementary School: 717-509-0300
Martin Meylin Middle School: 717-509-0289
Lampeter-Strasburg High School: 717-509-0485