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Fall 2019

Celebrate with us!

Eastern Mennonite School welcomed 354 students this fall, up 11 students from the previous year with 94 students in K-5, 100 students in middle school and 160 in high school. “We are thrilled with the high energy and growing diversity of our student body, faculty and staff,” says Paul Leaman, head of school. “Our vision is to be…

2019 Alumni Awards

These individuals will be recognized for their accomplishments and service to others as part of Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 18-20. Read full coverage of each recipient at Alumna of the Year: Lori Snyder ’79 Garrett A passion for racial reconciliation and mentoring young female professionals shapes Lori Garrett’s work as Senior Principal and Director of the…

Class of ’49 Marks 70th Reunion

The “49ers” meet monthly at a local restaurant and will celebrate their 70th anniversary this Homecoming Weekend.  Left side, front to back: Avinell Ketterman Weaver, Dorothy Yoder Shank, Charlene Weaver Kiser, Anna Mae Hartman Hostetler, Sarah Godshall Hunsberger. Right side front to back: Lorene Weaver Suter, Esther Kniss Augsburger, Ruth Yoder Martin, Peggy Brackbill Shenk,…

Farewell and Welcome

We said farewell to the following faculty and staff this summer: Dave Bechler – 23 years as Athletic Director (22 as boys varsity basketball coach) Jodi Beachy – 11 years as 5th grade teacher Frances Cedeno – 1.5 years on dining hall team Roy Good – five years as bus driver Hope Graber – 1.5…

EMES Building and Bridge Update

Our K-5 building renovation is nearly move-in ready, thanks to donors who supported our Let
the Children Come campaign over the past two years. The building has large airy classrooms, lots of natural light, a kitchen, new offices and entry. “Learning portals” allow students to see building inner workings in a few spots, including space behind…

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