Lampeter-Strasburg District News
Read about the Garden Spot FFA's accomplishments from the point of view of the group's reporter, senior Melanie Cox.
Meet the candidates for this year's West Lampeter Community Fair Queen Contest, which will be held Wednesday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m.
The Owl Hill Pre-K Counts partnership with Lampeter-Strasburg School District has been approved to begin in late October or early November. Eligibility screenings will be held online and at Lampeter Elementary.
The District welcomed a large group of new staff members this year, including a new assistant business manager and more than a dozen new teachers.
The 2021-2022 sports season officially kicks off with the 4th annual Pioneer Pride Classic. Please join us in the stadium on August 26 to celebrate L-S athletics. And come early for dinner at the Pioneer Strong Chicken Barbeque (5-6:30 p.m.). Proceeds benefit memorial scholarships and a new fund for families dealing with unforeseen circumstances.
A parade will be held on Thursday, July 15, to honor the 2021 softball team for winning the 5A PIAA State Championship.
As a result of the pandemic, students have a new option of repeating a grade in the 2021-2022 school year.
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Way to go Pioneers!
Nineteen members of the L-S family are retiring in the coming months and eight will mark 25 years of service at the end of the school year. Congratulations to all!
The girls lacrosse team raised $1,000 for the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute and sent four players to the USA Lacrosse Tournament, including sophomore Rowan Kimmel who was selected as a Heather Leigh Albert Award finalist.
Congratulations to English teacher Katrina Swarr, the L-S High School Teacher of the Quarter for the third marking period.
Tune in to celebrate the Class of 2021! Commencement exercises begin on Friday, June 4, at 7 p.m.
Highlights from this year's outdoor Senior Walk Through, set to the 2021's class song, "Don't Stop Believin'"
Fifty-four members of the Class of 2021 received over $73,000 in scholarships from individuals, organizations, and businesses at the annual L-S High School Senior Awards Night.
No matter the day or the weather, there are always positive vibes coming from Room 209. Mrs. Ingram’s class at Lampeter-Strasburg High School keeps busy with a variety of community activities, functional living skills experiences, having fun, and raising school spirit along the way.
Joining via Zoom from her lakeside home in upstate New York, children's author Kate Messner led students in grades 2-5 through her writing process.
See what's on the docket for spring sports this week. Updated with the latest livestream information.
The Martin Meylin Middle School 'Mighty Bookworms' read more than 30 books for the 2021 IU13 Reading Olympics.
Last week, Hans Herr Elementary's duck family made their way from the school's courtyard out into the world. Good luck, ducklings!
Congratulations to secondary librarian Ms. Elizabeth Henry on her election as secretary of the statewide group. She will serve in the position from 2021-2023.
Martin Meylin creative arts teachers chose the year's final Students of the Month for their excellent school etiquette.
Congratulations to Pioneer Superlatives Camryn Byler and Owen Fikkert and to Students of the Month Aubry Horner and Elijah Carr!
Congratulations to the 2021 Burrowes Scholars - the district's academic all-stars in the 5th, 8th, and 11th grades!
Congratulations to junior Maya Bowman, who joins classmates Hollyn Miller and Cassie Meck in the 2021 PMEA All-State Chorus, setting a school record. The Advertiser's new feature reporter Courtney Mengel has the story.
The 14th annual Ryan's Race will be held virtually for 2021, with runners able to log their times any day between May 9-20.
Bruce Hale, the author of more than 60 books including children's favorites like Clark the Shark, recently delighted Lampeter Elementary School students through a series of Zoom assemblies.
2019 graduate Maya Pieters is a Make-A-Wish Hero for the month of April. She fulfilled her wish of visiting the Kentucky Derby and is now working hard to help others attain theirs.
Luke Kelly, Katie Lapinsky, Austin Reiff, Austin Stoltzfus, and Kendall Winters pledged to their colleges of choice at a NCAA Commitment Day ceremony on April 14.
The Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Educators (PAAE) recently announced that the Lampeter-Strasburg High School agricultural education department has been selected as the 2021 Outstanding Middle/Secondary Program.
Team teachers selected Martin Meylin Middle School's March 2021 Students of the Month based on positive attitudes.
Congratulations to Pioneer Superlatives Rowan Kimmel and Bennett Wehibe and to Students of the Month Jordan Knisely and Scott Miller!
Congratulations to our 2020-2021 L-L League Winter All-Stars!
Juniors Cassie Meck and Hollyn Miller were selected, by audition, for the 2021 PMEA All-State Chorus. They will perform at a virtual festival this spring along with talented high school vocalists from around Pennsylvania.
The Lampeter-Strasburg High School Thespian Society presents Godspell! The show streams each night at 7 p.m. from April 8-10 and 15-17.
Mrs. Schaub’s first-grade class rocked their socks on Wednesday, March24, in honor of World Down Syndrome Day.
Seniors Jasmine Thompson and Josie Lau have been selected for the National K-12 Ceramics Exhibition while senior Alyssa Zaepfel and sophomore Lana Dyer received National Scholastic Awards for their work.
Learning support teacher Melissa Miller and science teacher Erica White are the High School's Teachers of the Quarter for the first and second marking periods of the 2020-2021 school year.
The fifth-grade LS STEM Rollers team recently competed in a design challenge hosted by IU 12. They created a mask organization/sanitizing station using K'Nex kits and recycled materials.
Art students from L-S High School received 34 Scholastic Art Awards and 50 Lancaster County Young Artist Awards in 2021. Their work will be on display virtually from March 9 through April 30.
Congratulations to Pioneer Superlatives Jenna Lapp and Colin McDonald and Students of the Month Courtney Cannon and Austin Reiff.
Information for parents, as presented at the February 25, 2021, Title I Parent Meeting.
Each student in Ms. Parker's class chose a famous artist to research, write about, and create artwork that captures the artist's style for a mock art exhibit at Lampeter Elementary School.
Congratulations to Liana Howe, Isaiah Lamison, and Wesley Leaman for advancing to the finalist level in this year's National Merit Scholarship Program.
Nine members of the Class of 2021 proudly pledged to play sports at the collegiate level at the second Commitment Day ceremony of the 2020-2021 school year
A sophomore, two juniors, and a senior received recognition from L-S High School faculty for their achievements in January.
Team teachers selected their most responsible students to recognize as the latest Students of the Month at Martin Meylin Middle School.
LSHS students and recent graduates received American Degrees, Keystone Degrees, and Jacket Awards from the National FFA organization.
Seniors Wren Miller and Jasmine Thompson have been announced as 2020 Red Raven Art Company scholarship winners.
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