Tag: Eastern Mennonite School
Planting for the future: The resurrection of the American chestnut
In his poem Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front, Wendell Berry offers the following advice: Invest in the millennium. Plant sequoias.
You could say Loren Hostetter’s passion is an East Coast version of that charge. The down payment he is placing on future centuries comes in the form of the seedlings that spring from a chestnut.
Ready for sunshine: Volunteers plug in major solar installation for EMS
An overcast sky and a few sprinkles Saturday didn’t dampen the spirits of volunteers and others who swiftly snapped 357 solar panels into place on the roof of Eastern Mennonite School.
Pandemic produces partnership to keep summer day camp operating in Harrisonburg
Unable to occupy the Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center due to COVID-19, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County needed a location to hold its annual summer day camp in the city for a 19th consecutive year. Eastern Mennonite School came through, and with some modifications, the camp is running for the month of July.
Lightsabers and a little loneliness: How Hburg kids have been coping with the pandemic
The Citizen has covered the pandemic’s effects on Harrisonburg from many angles — how it has afflicted those who have had the virus, slammed local businesses, impacted city finances — even how it’s changed the way we interact. But we’ve mostly covered adults’ points of view and wanted to know how kids in the community have been affected. So we commissioned a student contributor to find out.
To knot or not to knot was not even a question for these dedicated knotters
Comforters are aptly named. They comfort their makers, the givers, and those who receive them. That’s what makes them so appealing, so magical, so comforting, pun intended.