2020-2021 School Year News
Teachers selected two seniors and two juniors as the December 2020 Students of the Month.
Preston Schonour won the 2020-2021 Martin Meylin Spelling Bee and Saaketh Vemuri advanced to the WITF Championship Bee on February 27.
For her Girl Scout Gold Award, 2020 grad Allyson Diehl revamped a bare corner near the L-S High School office as a tranquil garden for students struggling with mental health.
Junior Jack Harnish and sophomore Laura Leaman earned seats in the PMEA District 7 orchestra, and senior Nick Smucker advanced to District band and District orchestra this year.
Twelve Martin Meylin Middle School students received praise from creative arts teachers for displaying the characteristics of respect.
On January 4, the School Board approved the calendar for the upcoming year. The first day of the 2021-2022 school year will be Wednesday, August 25.
Selected ensembles from Hans Herr, Martin Meylin, and L-S High School perform in this year's virtual concert.
Mr. Swarr's 4th period algebra class designed and produced 150 laser-cut holiday ornaments to accompany boxed meals from the 2020 Turkey Drive.
L-S football coach John Manion is stepping down after 23 seasons, 177 wins, and multiple titles (story: Jeff Reinhart/LNP)
The L-S High School National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held virtually this year and can be seen on the L-S YouTube channel. Congratulations to the new inductees!
Two fifth grade classes connected with experts from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation by Zoom to learn about riparian buffers and watershed conservation.
Members of Mrs. Lau's Clay III class recently had the opportunity to participate in a community wood firing at the Lancaster Creative Factory.
Martin Meylin team teachers chose their most respectful students to honor as November's Students of the Month.
High school faculty selected a senior, a junior, and two sophomores as Students of the Month for their achievements in November, 2020.
Congratulations to all of our L-L League Fall 2020 all-star athletes and to Coach of the Year John Manion!
The 2020 L-S Toys for Tots campaign runs from Monday, November 23, through Saturday, December 12. School buildings will not be collection sites this year. Instead, donations (new, unwrapped toys for children between the ages of 1-12) will be accepted at Hodge Podge Antiques & Collectibles in Strasburg or at the West Lampeter Police Department. All toys collected will go to children in Lancaster County.
The L-S High School orchestra and choral programs are pleased to present a virtual fall concert to showcase the achievements of student musicians and vocalists so far this year. The concert video was available on YouTube through Friday, November 20.
Ten athletes from the Class of 2021 pledged to play collegiate sports at a ceremony on November 11.
Twelve Martin Meylin Middle School students received praise from Martin Meylin’s creative arts faculty as October 2020 Students of the Month for being Back to School and Ready to Learn.
Teachers selected three seniors and a freshman as October's Pioneer Superlatives/Students of the Month.
The 2020 Fall Play - 10 Ways to Survive Life in a Quarantine - will stream on Friday, November 13, at 7pm and Saturday, November 14, at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are $5 for all shows.
Fourteen L-S vocalists received audition scores high enough to advance to this year’s PMEA District 7 Chorus.
This year's group of super seniors will meet virtually with third graders throughout the year.
When COVID-19 scuttled plans for the 2020 Hans Herr Pioneer Dash, The school's PTO got inventive to keep the fundraiser afloat. The team succeeded in creating an experience that merged parts of the usual event, a grade-level run at the district track, with a campus-wide scavenger hunt.
Support the L-S Turkey Drive and become someone’s reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving. Donations will be accepted at schools from November 9-13.
Martin Meylin Middle School guidance secretary Barbara Beiler retired on October 8 after serving at L-S for more than two decades.
To start the school year, Martin Meylin teachers selected eight students in each grade who best exemplify being back to school and ready to learn.
Three seniors and a sophomore are the high school's first Pioneer Superlatives/Students of the Month for the 2020-2021 school year.
Ian Herr and Daisy Frank were named 2020 Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, October 2. First runners-up were Elijah Carr and Kiana Sweger and second runners-up were Bradey Cunningham and Lizzie Deardorff. Congratulations to all!
When this year’s Lampeter Fair was closed to school trips, a pair of first-grade teachers got creative and decided that, if they couldn’t bring students to the fair, they would bring the fair to them.
Senior Julie Stinson won the title of 2020 West Lampeter Fair Queen at closed contest on September 23 in the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Performing Arts Center (PAC). She represented the school's band program. Classmate Kiley Turner, representing the student council, won the title of 2020 Fair Queen Alternate.
Three L-S seniors have been named as Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Liana Howe, Isaiah Lamison, and Wesley Leaman scored in the top 1% in the nation on the PSAT test.
On the first night of the 96th annual West Lampeter Community Fair, eight Lampeter-Strasburg High School students will compete in a closed contest for the title of 2020 West Lampeter Fair Queen.
We ask that Pioneer fans review and follow these regulations so student athletes can safely compete for the full season. Many games will also be streamed on the L-S Athletics YouTube channel.
The 3rd annual Pioneer Pride Classic, held virtually this year, recapped the 2019-2020 sports season and kicked off the new year for Pioneer athletes.
When schools closed unexpectedly last spring, the Lampeter-Strasburg Education Association (LSEA) sprang into action, raising more than $6,700 for students and families in need.
L-S High School art teacher Scott Cantrell has been selected as a finalist in the painting category for the 53rd annual Art of the State exhibit from The State Museum of Pennsylvania.
The L-S Education Foundation received a grant of $25,000 from BB&T Now Truist through the bank's Economic Growth Fund at the Lancaster County Community Foundation. The funds will be used over the next three years for science, technology, art, engineering, and mathematics (STEM/STEAM) activities and programs
A section of Rosier Way has been made one way, impacting travel on campus.
Tag Day will be observed on Saturday, Aug. 29, but with a slight change. Instead of knocking on the doors of L-S residents to introduce themselves, band members will instead place postcards and envelopes at each house.
2020 graduate Tara Wehibe is this year's female recipient of the LL-OAL Scholarship from the LL-League and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster.
Nine members of the L-S family retired at the end of the 2019-2020 school year, including Lampeter Elementary School's principal, Dr. William Bray.
The $3,125 donation will be used to purchase personal protective equipment for students and staff.
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.
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.
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Martin Meylin Middle School: 717-509-0289
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