Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School

Student Handbook


Neither this handbook nor any part of it should be construed as a contract itself. This handbook is not intended to be comprehensive and is advisory only to guide students, parents, faculty and staff. LASD policies that contain the rules, regulations, and guidelines can be found on the web at The school reserves the right to make changes or exception to statements in this handbook. Final interpretation of all school rules and regulations is left to the principal of the school.

LASD Vision Statement

In the pursuit of equity and excellence, the Lewisburg Area School District is an inclusive learning community, supporting students as they realize lives of purpose and fulfillment in our diverse global society.

LADS Mission Statement

The Lewisburg Area School District is committed to developing successful, active, informed citizens by providing each student with a personally relevant, intellectually stimulating, innovative educational program supported by caring relationships in a physically and emotionally safe learning environment.

Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School Mission Statement


“If it is best for kids, we do it.”


Mission Statement:


The mission of the Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School is to engage students in meaningful, collaborative, authentic experiences by offering a challenging curriculum aligned to the state standards.  Student learning will be measured by appropriate, ongoing assessment which will guide necessary interventions.  


Successful schools for young adolescents are characterized by a culture that includes:


            Educators who value working with this age group and are prepared to do so

            Courageous, collaborative leadership

            A shared vision that guides decisions

            An inviting, supportive, and safe environment

            High expectations for every member of the learning community

            Students and teachers are engaged in active learning

            An adult advocate for every student

            School-initiated family and community partnerships


Successful schools for young adolescents provide:


            Curriculum that is relevant, challenging, integrative, and exploratory

            Multiple learning and teaching approaches that respond to their diversity

            Assessment and evaluation programs that promote quality learning

            Organizational structures that support meaningful relationships and learning

            School-wide efforts and policies that foster health, wellness, and safety

            Multifaceted guidance and support services

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Non-discrimination Statement

The Lewisburg Area School District's programs are open and available to all students.  The district does not discriminate or prohibit students from participation because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, or political affiliations.

The school district's hiring practices are also non-discriminatory.  The school district is an equal opportunity employer.  In the activities related to employee recruitment and screening, hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer and furlough the non-discrimination policy stated above extends to include age and veteran status.  Inquiries or complaints concerning possible discrimination are to be directed to Mr. Vincent Hoover, the Title IX and Section 504 officer for the school district.  He will also provide information regarding services, activities and facilities that are accessible for handicapped persons. Please call 523-3220, Ext. 3264 for additional information. Publication of this announcement is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 504 of the Rehabilitative Act of 1973 and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.