News Archives


Bike Shenandoah to honor Steve Leaman ’75

Two EMS National Merit Semi Finalists Named

Seminar Calls EMS to Build Community in Polarized Times

EMS Responds to Alumni for Radical Change

EMS Launches New Year With COVID Precautions

Eight New Faculty Members Join Eastern Mennonite School

Air Quality is Priority in New Year

New Year Conference Launches with COVID Restrictions

Videos Help Families Prepare for Safe Schooling

New Members Bring Diversity to Eastern Mennonite School Board of Directors

EMS to Install Largest Solar Power System at any K-12 School in Harrisonburg

EMS Plan for 2020-21 School Year: Every Student, Every Day

Boys and Girls Club Enjoy EMS Space for Summer Camp

“Fort” is Newest Addition to EMES Peace Path

EMS Launches New Racial Equity Working Group

Uncomfortable? Lean in! Shannon Roth Calls Graduates to Embrace the Discomfort

Senior Celebrations Begin with Parade and Grad Rehearsal

Bryse Vrolijk ’20 Earns National FFA Recognition

An Open Letter from Paul Leaman Following the Death of George Floyd

Abby Stapleton Honored with Scholarships for Service and Integrity

Eighth Graders Are Reminded that Each One is “Somebody” in Celebration

Parents — Key to Year-end Success — Celebrate Teachers with Yard Signs

102nd EMHS Commencement Exercises Set for June 13

Principal and Sponsors Deliver Yard Signs to Senior Homes

Outdoor Adventure Ed Class Gets “Tin Cloth” Lesson

Elementary “Field Day at Home” Scheduled for May 11-15

COVID-19 Book Exchange Day a Bright Spot

A Message from Paul Leaman, Head of School

Elementary Online Community: Fun and Challenging for All

Virtual Open House Scheduled for May 13, 2020

Herb Weaver Ceramics are Alumni Gifts through the Years

EMS Virtual Choir Shares Music with More Than 30,000

EMS is #FlamesStrong in Online Mode

#FlamesStrong Giving Day for COVID-19 Aid Fund is April 22

Ava Galgano ’20: Student-Athlete of the Week, April 1, 2020

An Open Letter: To EMS Athletes from Andrew Gascho

#FlamesStrong: EMS Remains Engaged and Active During COVID-19 Shutdown

EMS Responds to COVID-19, #FlamesStrong

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to March 31, 2020

EMS Students Knot MCC Comforters with VMRC Residents

Remembering Timothy Bergey Brenneman, Long-time Chemistry and Physics Teacher

Mennonite Educators Conference Inspires Anabaptist Mennonite Educators With Hope

Ten EMS Students Join Model UN

EMES Celebrates Building Renovation

Chapel Series Inspires on MLK themes

Four Students in All City-County ’20 Recognition; Slonaker is City-County Golfer

Kindergartners Put New Kitchen to Work

After 14 Years, Elementary Program Has a Home

Bridge Footers Usher in New Era; Students Get First Look

Daffodils from Garden Club Plant Hope for Spring

1964 Move Remembered As School Prepares for 2019 Move

K-12 Music… all in a day

Students Support Coffee & Tea Shop’s Restorative Justice Prison Ministry

Chainsaw Artist Partners With EMES To Build Play Space

Q & A with Waega Samwel, Tanzanian Visitor

Centennial Quilt – Nearly Two Years in the Making – Revealed and Dedicated

K-5 Team Visits Building Renovation

Food Entrepreneur, Kirsten Nafziger ’89 Moore, Honored with Community Engagement Award

New EMES Playground Uses Natural and Reclaimed Materials

EMS Starts Year with Increased Enrollment

Bridge Funded to Join Two Buildings for One Campus

Discovery Trip is 9th and Last for Barry Darr

More than 250 Students Serve Across Community

Girls Varsity Soccer Season Wraps up with Post Season Play

Agriculture Production Program Ignites Passion for Conservation

EMHS Biology Students Pursue College-level Independent Research

Auditorium Podium Tells a Story

Andrew Gascho Named Athletic Director

EMS Launches New Website

Lynette Mast Named Kindergarten Teacher

Creating a School Culture with Dignity for All

Ryan Eshleman-Robles Named Varsity Boys Soccer Coach

Applicants Welcome for Discovery Program

Summer Learning Creates Lifelong Memories

Permit granted, elementary project moving forward

Seniors Share Appreciation

At the Foot of the Tree: Reflections from Pittsburgh

Student-led Spirit Week Raises More Than $2,000 for Community Services Board

History Day to Explore Roman Empire

Circle Continues as Recording Studio is Demolished for Elementary Program

The Difference a Teacher Can Make: J. Ernest Martin Lifetime Service Award Winner

Steps Out of ‘Comfort Zone’ lead Nathan Hershberger to Young Alum Award 2018

Peace Dove Puppet Leads Annual Elementary Peace Parade

Faculty and Staff Stories Bring the Spirit Alive During Spiritual Renewal Week

Shaping Lives Through Music, Hostetter Named EMHS Alumnus of the Year

Trisha Blosser Named Eastern Mennonite School Development Officer

Elementary Students Sign Pledge of Nonviolence, Wash Others’ Hands

Maria Archer Named K-8 Principal

Justin King Named New High School Principal