First and second graders joined the District's One-to-One Learning Initiative for the 2019-2020 school year. Each student received a personal iPad to use in class each day.
Twenty L-S High School vocalists will perform in the LLMEA County Chorus Festival on January 20, 2020.
The L-S Thespian Society presents Come Out of the Closet, a comedy/mystery for the whole family.
A senior, two juniors, and a sophomore have been selected to receive recognition for their accomplishments during the month of September.
Martin Meylin September Students of the Month are Ready to Learn
Kauffman & Beiler are Teachers of the Month
Martin Meylin faculty selected students who demonstrated the characteristics of Back to School and Ready to Learn as the September 2019 Students of the Month.
A Mental Health Awareness Night for parents will be held on Thursday, October 17, at L-S High School. There will be a resource fair in the Grand Hallway from 6-9 p.m. and speakers in the PAC from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Best wishes to Mrs. Jeanne Hoffard, who retires this month after 26 years with L-S, including 18 years as superintendent's secretary and secretary to the Board of School Directors.
Eight girls and eight boys from the Class of 2020 have been selected by their classmates for this year’s homecoming court. The King will be crowned on Thursday, October 3, during halftime at the annual powder puff game. The Queen will be crowned on Friday, October 4, during halftime at the varsity football game vs. Manheim Central.
Seniors Douglas Bell and Andrew Bliss have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The L-S health department will highlight organ & tissue donation awareness (OTDA) as part of a grant for the 2019-2020 school year. The campaign kicked off Friday, 9/13.
Fourteen Lampeter-Strasburg High School students will vie for the title of 2019 West Lampeter Fair Queen on Wednesday, September 25.
On September 13, members of the 2007 District III AAA Champion Pioneer Football Team became the most recent inductees into the Lampeter-Strasburg Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame.
Senior Luke Brodersen is among 16,000 high school seniors to receive recognition as 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists.
Lampeter-Strasburg School Board member James Byrnes was honored by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association for his 24 years of service to the District.
The 2019-2020 sports season officially kicked off on August 15, 2019, with the second annual Pioneer Pride Classic.
Social studies teacher Mr. Houck was the fourth and final Teacher of the Quarter for the 2018-2019 school year.
Three L-S students won first place in their categories this summer at the 2019 Drum Majorettes of America Nationals competition.
High school teachers and staff members welcomed the new school year by performing their own rendition of the viral 'Git Up' dance.
The team faces Bishop McDevitt at Bishop McDevitt HS on Friday, 11/15, at 7 p.m. in the District 3 AAAA semifinal.
Seniors Namyah Crespo and Andrew Wittemann and juniors Megan Stratton and Jonathan Klein have been recognized for their achievements in October 2019.
Martin Meylin's creative arts team selected a dozen students as October 2019 Students of the Month based on the criteria of "Back to School & Ready to Learn."
Junior Emma Westcott and senior Allyson Deihl have leading roles in this year's production of The Nutcracker. The show runs December 6-8 at Lancaster Mennonite and is sponsored by Viktor Yeliohim International Ballet Academy.
Fox43 reported on the Trout in the Classroom program currently taking place at L-S High School and Hans Herr Elementary School.
On October 29, Martin Meylin students and staff faced off in the school's first Fantazzi All-Time Flag Football Game.
Firefighters from Lampeter, Refton, Strasburg, and Willow Street fire companies spent the day at Lampeter Elementary School on October 25.
On October 19, the Pioneers beat Manheim Township in overtime to win the District's first L-L League field hockey title.
Congratulations to Pioneer Superlatives Emma Westcott and Nate Royer and Students of the Month Samantha Van Cleve and Seth Thomas on their achievements during November 2019.
A total of 68 students were inducted into National Honor Society on November 12, breaking the previous record by one student.
On November 13, A dozen seniors pledged to play college sports at the year's first Commitment Day.
Martin Meylin's creative arts teachers recognized the school's most respectful members as December 2019 Students of the Month.
Seniors Abigail Arbolino, Sofia Campbell, and Skylar Reese and sophomore Santino Azzarelli were recognized by faculty for their achievements in December 2019.
Millersville University, in partnership with East Stroudsburg University, will donate all proceeds (ticket sales, donations, and bracelet sales) from the teams' January 6 basketball games to Ryan Smith and his family.
Congratulations to the District's fall L-L League All-Stars, Academic All-Stars, and Coaches of the Year.
Team teachers selected November's Students of the Month based on the characteristics of respect.
Ten Martin Meylin Middle School students performed in the LLMEA Orchestra Festival on November 23 at Lancaster Mennonite High School.
Martin Meylin Middle School's production of Frozen Jr. runs December 5-7, with performances nightly at 7pm and a 2pm Saturday matinee.
This year, L-S High School launched a competitive Esports team and joined the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF).
Ten members of the L-S High School Garden Spot FFA attended the 92nd Annual FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, winning awards, earning degrees, and gaining valuable experience.
The Pioneers will face Berks Catholic on November 22 at 7 p.m. Pre-sale tickets, spectator bus, and send-off . . .
Eight L-S High School students will join other standouts from Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York counties in this year's PMEA District 7 Chorus.
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.
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