Lampeter-Strasburg District News
Instructional Selection Parent/Guardian Surveys Released
Please complete by Monday, August 10, at 8 a.m.
In preparation for the 2020-2021 school year, we ask that parents watch the instructional selection videos for each child's school and complete the corresponding survey(s) by Monday, August 10, at 8 a.m. Thank you!
With safety in mind, campus traffic flow was altered over the summer. Rosier Way is now one way from the stadium field house intersection to the entrance of the L-S High School parking lot.
Dr. Peart provides an update regarding reopening and requests feedback through a parent survey. Parents/guardians are asked to complete the survey by Wednesday, July 22.
We are selling used HP Laserjet printers, ranging from small HP 1300 devices to HP 4250 units. A 1300 model is sized for a desk, while the 4250 is a much larger device.
The work of 2020 graduates Micah Gordley and Ellie Knowles was displayed at the Red Raven Art Company on July 3.
Update: all spots are full. Other options are available from local providers.
Dr. Westphal becomes the new Lampeter Elementary School principal and Miss Strawser takes over as L-S High School assistant principal.
This children’s musical from Mr. Welchans' Musical Theatre class was specifically produced for L-S elementary students. We certainly missed performing live for you this spring, but we hope you enjoy our creation of “The Show Must Go Online!"
The Lampeter-Strasburg High School art and music departments present "Art Show in Quarantine."
An open letter of thanks to the L-S community from L-S High School principal Dr. Benjamin Feeney.
Since the Class of 2020 didn't get to do a senior walkthrough, Hans Herr Elementary School and Martin Meylin Middle School students and teachers created this video to bring it to them!
Watch the 2020 commencement video here. Congratulations, graduates!
2020 Lampeter-Strasburg Baccalaureate Ceremony is presented by the Strasburg, Lampeter/Willlow Street Ministerium and the Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS).
Members of the Class of 2020 will have the chance to ride their school buses one last time and be cheered on by family and friends on Thursday at the 2020 Graduation Community Parade.
Led by a trio of fifth grade teachers, Hans Herr staff and families created a Standing Ovation video in support of local health care professionals.
Fifty seniors visited Hans Herr third graders in October and January as this year’s league of High School Heroes, sharing their lives and emphasizing the important of positive decision-making.
Graduation activities for the Class of 2020 are set to begin after Memorial Day, and will lead up to commencement on Friday, May 29.
The 2020 Senior Awards will premiere tonight at 7 p.m. on the L-S YouTube channel. Please tune in to learn and celebrate this year's award winners.
Academically talented students in fifth, eighth, and eleventh grades received the district's honors with the annual Burrowes Scholars program.
On Friday, May 8, members of the Class of 2020 received special deliveries in the form of yard signs and their caps and gowns. Teachers rode school buses around the district to personally deliver the signs to each senior's home.
Senior Julz Garber received a prestigious A. Landis Brackbill Award from the LL League for her field hockey, softball, and academic achievements in high school.
In solidarity with spring sports athletes from schools across the LL League, we will switch on the lights of Pioneer Field for 20 minutes (8:20-8:40pm) on Thursday, May 20.
Residents are invited to get involved in the district’s long-range buildings plan by viewing a virtual presentation and completing a community input form. The information was originally to be shared at a pair of community engagement meetings this spring but was postponed due to the school closure.
Third, fourth, and fifth graders created radial designs using natural materials to celebrate Earth Day.
Senior Anne Leaman became the first student in L-S orchestra history to make it to the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) All-State Orchestra twice!
L-S High School teachers selected seniors Alexis Campbell, Daniel McMichael, Jessica Herr, and Jacob Kopelman as March 2020 Students of the Month.
Working from home, Lampeter Elementary teachers and staff made video messages of love and support for students. The video was posted on April 10 through Seesaw.
While working from home, L-S High School teachers and staff created a heartwarming video to support and connect with students during the school closure.
Martin Meylin's library ambassadors shelve books, give recommendations, and help librarians keep everything running smoothly. They also have a lot of fun!
Ten Martin Meylin Middle School students participated in the 36th annual Regional MathCounts competition at Millersville University.
Dominic Brazzle and Jillian Pontz were selected to play in the 2020 District VII Band Festival. Jillian also will perform in the Region V State Band Festival.
Twelve Martin Meylin students received nods from the school's creative arts teacher for embodying the characteristics of responsibility.
Seniors Hannah Schultheis and Josh Horst, junior Bryce Johnson, and sophomore Savannah Keenen are recognized for their achievements in February 2020.
Pioneer athletes competed in district and regional championships and Seth Beers scored his 1000th point in basketball during the 2020 postseason.
We will join schools around the country to celebrate the most important meal of the day during National School Breakfast Week: March 2-6, 2020.
Eighth-graders in Mrs. Williard's sixth period language arts class are planning several activities to raise money for Bethany Children's Home, a Berks County facility for abused, neglected, and abandoned children and young adults.
Congratulations to senior Luke Brodersen, who has advanced to the Finalist level in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The Lampeter-Strasburg High School art department is excited to announce that more than two dozen students have been recognized in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and/or the Lancaster County Young Artist Awards this year.
Eighth-graders Bennett Wehibe and Kiera Knapp were crowned at the school's Valentine's Day dance on February 7.
Hoops for Heroes Nets $400 for Special Olympics
Shirts still available with donation
The February 5 Hoops for Heroes scrimmage, played at halftime during the varsity girls basketball game, raised $400 for the Special Olympics of Lancaster County. Several shirts are still available in the HS office for a donation of $5.
L-S High School faculty members selected a senior, two juniors, and a sophomore for honors based on their achievements in January 2020.
Responsible students in grades 6-8 received recognition from Martin Meylin faculty as the January 2020 Students of the Month.
Nine seniors pledged to play sports at their colleges of choice during a NCAA Commitment Day ceremony on February 5.
The girls swim team made history on January 28, defeating Ephrata to take home the district's first Section 2 championship!
Pioneer Wrestling: In This Family, No One Fights Alone
On January 22, Pioneer wrestlers held a benefit match with the theme "In This Family, No One Fights Alone." Coming alongside wrestling mom Sherry Cunningham, the team was able to raise over $1,000 for Help The Fight! and also supply 132 Chemo Care Bags for the Ann B. Barshinger Center.
The Lampeter-Strasburg Orchestra program will host the 2020 PMEA District Orchestra Festival from January 31-February 1. The select seven-county group includes four L-S High School students.
This video gives a glimpse inside third grade Circle the Wagons assemblies, at which students learn about and are rewarded for important soft skills like grit, kindness, and goal setting.
Sixth grader Carlos Berrios took home the gold in the 20th annual Martin Meylin Geography Bee. The contest tested the knowledge of the top six geography scholars in each grade.
Nine FFA members received Keystone Degrees and five received Jacket Scholarships at the 2020 PA FFA Mid-Winter Convention, which was held at the PA Farm Show.
Thirty student musicians - 15 from Martin Meylin Middle School and 15 from L-S High School - have been selected to perform in the 2020 County Band Festival on January 25 at Manheim Township High School.
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