News Archives


Trisha M. Blosser earns certified fundraising executive credential

Class of 2024: New Beginnings

Celebrating 8th Grade: A Journey of Growth and Achievement

5th-grade celebration: The Important Thing About EMES

The Gathering Space Groundbreaking: Where Learning and Fellowship coincide

UPDATE! EV Charger up and charging!

Massanutten Regional Library Honored Teachers Essay Contest

Reflection of Easter

The Power of Words of Affirmation: From Teachers to Students

State of the School: our people, our property, our pennies

Fiddler on the Roof: A musical masterpiece

Restorative Justice practices: What is it not

A place of belonging: A Closer Look at 6th Grade

Scholarship Opportunities

Middle School Spelling Bee: 2024

Highlighting Teacher Accomplishments

Reflections on 2023

Celebrating academic excellence:10 year accreditation through VAIS

Two named commended students in the 2024 National Merit® Scholarship Program

EMS educators receive awards at the VAIS convention for their positive impact

Peace in different languages: EMES Peace Parade

EMHS Touring choir display

Announcing EMS Open House Dates

Virginia tax credits scholarships at EMS

Celebrating Community Pride: Eastern Mennonite Invitational a Success

Another Successful Discovery Trip

Fifth Grade Peace Project 2023: Volleyball Net

Erika Gascho Named Middle School Principal

EMS to Host Choral Festival

Guest Conductors Highlight EMS Instrumental Festival

Erika Gascho Named Blue Ribbon Teacher of the Month

EMS and The Great Kindness Challenge

EMS Explores World Cup Injustices

New Teachers Bring New Bible Curriculum

New Name for Scholarship Fund

Visit and Experience the EMS Difference

2022-23 Launches with Call to Widen the Circle

Choral Music Library Finds New Home

Commencement 2022 Wrap-Up

Community Service Day 2022

EMS Makes History, Captures VISAA Division III State Championship

EMS Wowed the Crowd With “The Wizard Of Oz” Musical

Kendal Bauman Named Outstanding Educator

Seniors Enjoy Modified Senior Trip

Peace Pledge Sets Tone for Year Ahead

Fall Conference Launches New Year with Additions to EMS team

Climbing to New Heights at EMES Playground

Fifth and Eighth Graders Celebrate, Prepare to Move on

EMS Seeks International Student Hosts for 2021-22 School Year

After 33 Years, Elwood Yoder Is Ready to “Re-Wire”

First of a Kind Jr/Sr Banquet Brings Something Nearly Normal

Deanna Reed to Address EMHS Commencement

All Hands on Deck for EMS Outdoor Dessert Theater

EMS Inducts 29 in National Honor Society

EMES Library Lands in Permanent Home

Two Earn National Merit Scholar Finalist Recognition

Blauch: From EMHS Hoops To WNBA Administrator

Easy to Appreciate EMS Principals on Special Week

Principals’ Message in a Time of Chaos and Confusion

A Summary of the Year of All Years: Top Posts of 2020

Covid-Free Fall is Reason to Celebrate

EMS Sends Boost to DC-Area Food Bank

Students Manage Lunchtime Composting System

Stutzman logs 1,000 miles on OneWheel

Volunteers Move Outdoor Learning Vision Forward

Solar barn raising: 357 Panels Installed

EMS to Stage Les Misérables, COVID-style

Buchanan “Passes the Baton” to Gardner

Two Named National Merit Semi Finalists

Called to Build Community in Polarized Times

EMS Launches New Year With COVID Precautions

New Faculty Join Eastern Mennonite School

Air Quality is Priority in New Year

New Year Launches with COVID Restrictions

Videos Help Families Prepare for Safe Schooling

New Members Bring Diversity to Board of Directors

EMS Solar System Largest in Harrisonburg School

Plan for 2020-21: Every Student, Every Day

Boys and Girls Club at EMS for Summer Camp

“Fort” is Added to EMES Peace Path

EMS Launches Racial Equity Group

Roth Calls Graduates to “Embrace the Discomfort”

102nd Commencement Takes Place, Drive-In Style

Senior Celebrations Begin

Bryse Vrolijk ’20 Earns National FFA Recognition

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

Fifth Graders Hear and Share Affirmation at Year End Celebration

Stapleton Honored for Service and Integrity

Eighth Graders Told: Each One is “Somebody”

Parents Celebrate Teachers with Yard Signs

102nd EMHS Commencement Set for June 13

Principal, Sponsors Deliver Senior Yard Signs

COVID-19 Book Exchange Day a Bright Spot

A Message from Paul Leaman, Head of School

EMS Virtual Choir Shares Music with More Than 30,000

EMS is #FlamesStrong in Online Mode

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

EMS Responds to COVID-19, #FlamesStrong

Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to March 31, 2020

Students Join with VMRC to Knot MCC Comforters

CANCELLED: Alice in Wonderland Coming to EMHS Stage

Remembering Timothy Brenneman, Long-time Teacher

Mennonite Educators Conference Inspires Hope

Ten EMS Students Join Model UN

EMES Celebrates Building Renovation

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 Recalled as 2019 Move Draws Close

Auction Raises $24,000 for STEAM and Aid

Students Support Restorative Justice Prison Ministry

Vietnam Stories Recovered Through Volunteers

Chainsaw Artist Adds to Play Space

Q & A with Waega Samwel, Tanzanian Visitor

Ritchie ’23 Team, Third in Game Design Contest

14th Peace Parade Marks International Day of Peace

Centennial Quilt Revealed and Dedicated

K-5 Team Visits Building Renovation

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 Serve During Community Service Day

Agriculture Production Program Ignites Passion for Conservation

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

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

Eastern Mennonite School Reviews “Brand” and Introduces Revitalized Logo

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

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