The rise in COVID-19 cases in Lebanon County and 37 other counties in Pennsylvania led the state teachers union to call for schools here to close. Officials here prefer to leave the decision in the school districts’ hands.
Cornwall-Lebanon School District didn’t have to go far to find a new principal for Cedar Crest High School.
As Lebanon County endures the highest rates of COVID-19 seen since the beginning of the pandemic, local education institutions are having to revise plans in reaction to confirmed cases.
Sophia Bruce, a senior at Palmyra Area High School writes about how the pandemic has caused her to appreciate some things she had previously taken for granted.
Lucy Bickel, a junior at ELCO High School, writes about how the pandemic has affected her high school experience.
Lebanon High School will transition to mandatory virtual learning beginning Thursday, Oct. 15, and lasting until Wednesday, Oct. 21.
A feasibility study conducted by Northern Lebanon School District has concluded, with designs now in progress for the identified improvements.
The pandemic has led Olivia Tobias, a senior at Cedar Crest High School, to choose an alternative course of study for this semester.
To apply for the program, students must have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and be in the top 20% of their high school class.
As part of an ongoing series of articles documenting the area through drone photography, LebTown has gathered dozens of pictures of the county’s six school districts, plus the now-closed private school Lebanon Catholic, over the last few months.
Palmyra Area School District is considering instituting a series of 19 half-days for students to give teachers more time for planning and preparation.
School officials are still waiting to learn how quickly a structural issue at Annville Elementary School can be resolved – and how soon the school can reopen for use.
Registration is now open for the fall programs and the season starts on Monday, Sept. 21.
Harrisburg Area Community College has announced that its five campuses will remain mostly closed through the spring semester.
Palmyra Area School District has reported its first positive COVID-19 diagnosis at the high school.