2020-2021 School Year News

December 2020 SOM Small High School Names December Students of the Month

High School Names December Students of the Month

posted on March 2, 2021

Teachers selected two seniors and two juniors as the December 2020 Students of the Month.

2020 2021 Spelling Bee Winners small Martin Meylin Spelling Bee News

Martin Meylin Spelling Bee News

posted on March 2, 2021

Preston Schonour won the 2020-2021 Martin Meylin Spelling Bee and Saaketh Vemuri advanced to the WITF Championship Bee on February 27.

Hope Garden Small 2020 Graduate Creates Hope Garden Outside High School

2020 Graduate Creates Hope Garden Outside High School

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

District Band Orchestra Small Instrumentalists Advance in State Band and Orchestra Competition

Instrumentalists Advance in State Band and Orchestra Competition

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

MM December 2020 small Martin Meylin Names December Students of the Month

Martin Meylin Names December Students of the Month

posted on March 2, 2021

Twelve Martin Meylin Middle School students received praise from creative arts teachers for displaying the characteristics of respect.

2021 2022 CALENDAR Small 2021-2022 School Calendar Approved

2021-2022 School Calendar Approved

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 Holiday Concert Small 2020 Holiday Concert

2020 Holiday Concert

posted on March 2, 2021

Selected ensembles from Hans Herr, Martin Meylin, and L-S High School perform in this year's virtual concert.

Ornament Food Drive Box small HS Class Creates Shares Holiday Ornaments

HS Class Creates, Shares Holiday Ornaments

posted on March 2, 2021

Mr. Swarr's 4th period algebra class designed and produced 150 laser-cut holiday ornaments to accompany boxed meals from the 2020 Turkey Drive.

Manion Retires End of an Era: Coach Manion Retires

End of an Era: Coach Manion Retires

posted on March 2, 2021

L-S football coach John Manion is stepping down after 23 seasons, 177 wins, and multiple titles (story: Jeff Reinhart/LNP)

202 NHS Induction Small National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

posted on March 2, 2021

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!

Balak Henry Bay Project Small Fifth Graders Conduct Virtual Activity with Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Fifth Graders Conduct Virtual Activity with Chesapeake Bay Foundation

posted on March 2, 2021

Two fifth grade classes connected with experts from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation by Zoom to learn about riparian buffers and watershed conservation.

Community Wood Firing Small High School Artists Join Community Wood Firing

High School Artists Join Community Wood Firing

posted on March 2, 2021

Members of Mrs. Lau's Clay III class recently had the opportunity to participate in a community wood firing at the Lancaster Creative Factory.

MM November 2020 SOM small Martin Meylin November Honors

Martin Meylin November Honors

posted on March 2, 2021

Martin Meylin team teachers chose their most respectful students to honor as November's Students of the Month.

November 2020 HS SOM Small High School November Honors

High School November Honors

posted on March 2, 2021

High school faculty selected a senior, a junior, and two sophomores as Students of the Month for their achievements in November, 2020.

Fall All Stars Fall All-Stars Shine

Fall All-Stars Shine

posted on March 2, 2021

Congratulations to all of our L-L League Fall 2020 all-star athletes and to Coach of the Year John Manion!

Toys for Tots 2020 web 2020 Toys for Tots Collection
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2020 Toys for Tots Collection
11/23-12/12

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 Fall Concert small HS Virtual Orchestra & Choral Fall Concert

HS Virtual Orchestra & Choral Fall Concert

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

November 2020 Commitment Day Small Seniors Commit to Play College Sports

Seniors Commit to Play College Sports

posted on March 2, 2021

Ten athletes from the Class of 2021 pledged to play collegiate sports at a ceremony on November 11.

MM October 2020 SOM small Middle School Names October Students of the Month

Middle School Names October Students of the Month

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

October 2020 HS SOM Small High School Names October Students of the Month

High School Names October Students of the Month

posted on March 2, 2021

Teachers selected three seniors and a freshman as October's Pioneer Superlatives/Students of the Month.

2020 Fall Play Small Fall Play to Stream November 13 & 14

Fall Play to Stream November 13 & 14

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 2021 District Chorus High School Vocalists Advance to District Chorus
-Meck and Krantz Achieve First Chair Places

High School Vocalists Advance to District Chorus
Meck and Krantz Achieve First Chair Places

posted on March 2, 2021

Fourteen L-S vocalists received audition scores high enough to advance to this year’s PMEA District 7 Chorus.

High School Heroes 2021 Small High School Heroes Program Goes Virtual

High School Heroes Program Goes Virtual

posted on March 2, 2021

This year's group of super seniors will meet virtually with third graders throughout the year.

Balloon Arrival HH Race small Hans Herr Pioneer Dash Expands Across Campus

Hans Herr Pioneer Dash Expands Across Campus

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 Turkey Drive small 2020 Turkey Drive

2020 Turkey Drive

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

Beiler Retirement small Martin Meylin's Mrs. Beiler Retires

Martin Meylin's Mrs. Beiler Retires

posted on March 2, 2021

Martin Meylin Middle School guidance secretary Barbara Beiler retired on October 8 after serving at L-S for more than two decades.

MM SOM September 2020 Seventh Martin Meylin September Honors

Martin Meylin September Honors

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

September 2020 HS SOM small High School September Honors

High School September Honors

posted on March 2, 2021

Three seniors and a sophomore are the high school's first Pioneer Superlatives/Students of the Month for the 2020-2021 school year.

2020 Hoco King and Queen small 2020 Homecoming King and Queen Announced

2020 Homecoming King and Queen Announced

posted on March 2, 2021

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!

L L Fair 2020 Small First Grade Creates First Lampeter Lampeter Fair

First Grade Creates First Lampeter Lampeter Fair

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

Fair Queen 2020 Stinson Turner Herr Small Julie Stinson Named 2020 West Lampeter Fair Queen
-Kiley Turner is Fair Queen Alternate

Julie Stinson Named 2020 West Lampeter Fair Queen
Kiley Turner is Fair Queen Alternate

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

NMSC 2020 small National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 Fair Queen Small 2020 Fair Queen To Be Crowned 9/23
-Watch Live on YouTube

2020 Fair Queen To Be Crowned 9/23
Watch Live on YouTube

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

Watch live on YouTube

Pioneer Man Fence Small Spectator Guidelines Set for Fall 2020 Athletic Events

Spectator Guidelines Set for Fall 2020 Athletic Events

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 L S Virtual Pioneer Pride Classic small 2020-2021 Pioneer Pride Classic (Video)

2020-2021 Pioneer Pride Classic (Video)

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

LSEA 2020 Community Closet Donation small Teachers Raise More Than $6700 for L-S Community Closet

Teachers Raise More Than $6,700 for L-S Community Closet

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

Art of the State small Mr. Cantrell Selected as Finalist in State Art Exhibit

Mr. Cantrell Selected as Finalist in State Art Exhibit

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

BBT grant 2020 small L-S Receives Grant for STEM/STEAM Initiatives

L-S Receives Grant for STEM/STEAM Initiatives

posted on March 2, 2021

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

New Traffic Pattern Small Traffic Flow Altered on Campus (Video)

Traffic Flow Altered on Campus (Video)

posted on March 2, 2021

A section of Rosier Way has been made one way, impacting travel on campus.

Marching Band Tag Day 2020 small Marching Band Prepares for Season Tag Day

Marching Band Prepares for Season, Tag Day

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

T Wehibe Scholarship Small Wehibe Awarded 2020 LL-OAL Scholarship

Wehibe Awarded 2020 LL-OAL Scholarship

posted on March 2, 2021

2020 graduate Tara Wehibe is this year's female recipient of the LL-OAL Scholarship from the LL-League and Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster.

Brayground Small Congratulations 2020 Retirees!

Congratulations, 2020 Retirees!

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

Lancaster Masks Donation small Lancaster Masks Donates Funds Sanitizer for Reopening

Lancaster Masks Donates Funds, Sanitizer for Reopening

posted on March 2, 2021

The $3,125 donation will be used to purchase personal protective equipment for students and staff.

Instructional Selection Instructional Selection Parent/Guardian Surveys Released
-Please complete by Monday August 10 at 8 a.m.

Instructional Selection Parent/Guardian Surveys Released
Please complete by Monday, August 10, at 8 a.m.

posted on March 2, 2021

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!

New Traffic Pattern 2020 Traffic Flow Alterations in Place To Start School Year

Traffic Flow Alterations in Place To Start School Year

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

July 2020 Reopening Update and  Parent Survey Small Reopening Update/Parent Survey

Reopening Update/Parent Survey

posted on March 2, 2021

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.

2020 Emerging Artists small Gordley Knowles Featured as Red Raven Emerging Artists

Gordley, Knowles Featured as Red Raven Emerging Artists

posted on March 2, 2021

The work of 2020 graduates Micah Gordley and Ellie Knowles was displayed at the Red Raven Art Company on July 3.

2020 Sports Physicals Small Sports Physicals

Sports Physicals

posted on March 2, 2021

Update: all spots are full. Other options are available from local providers.

Admin 2020 2021 Administrators Named for New School Year

Administrators Named for New School Year

posted on March 2, 2021

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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