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Max’s Place Playground opens at Annville Elementary School

Max’s Place Playground opened at Annville Elementary School on Wednesday, October 19 – a lasting memorial to Max Schollenberger, who was tragically deprived of his life as a 12-year-old boy.

Read more: Cover of Max Schollenberger’s story.

A groundbreaking ceremony for Max’s Place, a playground built in memory of Maxwell Schollenberger, was held Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at Annville Elementary School, 205 S. White Oak St., Annville.
The playground is located on the south side of the school, where previously there was an existing playground with no equipment.

Plans for the playground were first announced in March 2022, made possible by $100,000 in state appropriations guaranteed by the late Sen. Dave Arnold and his successor, Sen. Chris Gebhard.

Annville-Cleona School District Superintendent Dr. Krista Antonis delivers commencement remarks at the dedication ceremony for Max’s Place, located at Annville Elementary School, 205 S. White Oak St., Anneville.

The playground was designed with inclusiveness in mind.

“There are features associated with the play area that will allow all children to access the equipment, regardless of mobility ability,” Annville Elementary School Principal Ross Hopple told LebTown. earlier this year. “These features include a cast rubber surface, ramps and sensory panels.”

The playground is in the red shade of Annville, matching the other playgrounds in the neighborhood.

It was installed by River Valley Recreation, a playground equipment supplier based in Wrightsville, York County. This is the school’s third playground.

Annville-Cleona School District Superintendent Dr. Krista Antonis accepts a subpoena from the state House of Representatives from Rep. Russ Diamond (R-102e), left, and Rep. Frank Ryan (R- 101st) during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Max’s Place, located at Annville Elementary School, 205 S. White Oak St., Annville.
The Reverend Tony Fields, pastor of Christ Church United Church of Christ, leads the public in prayer during a groundbreaking ceremony for Max’s Place, a playground built in memory of Maxwell Schollenberger, held Wednesday, 19 October 2022 at Annville Elementary School.
A groundbreaking ceremony for Max’s Place, a playground built in memory of Maxwell Schollenberger, was held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. Funding for the playground is awarded in support of the late Senator Dave Arnold and to support Continuation of the current states Senator Chris Gebhard.
Attendees at the groundbreaking ceremony for Max’s Place, a playground built in memory of Maxwell Schollenberger at Annville Elementary School, were encouraged to blow bubbles as the ribbon was cut.
Attendees at the groundbreaking ceremony for Max’s Place, a playground built in memory of Maxwell Schollenberger at Annville Elementary School, were encouraged to blow bubbles as the ribbon was cut.
Attendees at the groundbreaking ceremony for Max’s Place, a playground built in memory of Maxwell Schollenberger at Annville Elementary School, were encouraged to blow bubbles as the ribbon was cut.
Immediately after Max’s Place groundbreaking ceremony, children were encouraged to try out all the new equipment. River Valley Landscapes of Wrightsville assisted in the design and installation of the playground, located at Annville Elementary School.
Immediately after Max’s Place groundbreaking ceremony, children were encouraged to try out all the new equipment. River Valley Landscapes of Wrightsville assisted in the design and installation of the playground, located at Annville Elementary School.
Immediately after Max’s Place groundbreaking ceremony, children were encouraged to try out all the new equipment. River Valley Landscapes, Wrightsville, assisted in the design and installation of the playground.
Immediately after Max’s Place groundbreaking ceremony, children were encouraged to try out all the new equipment. River Valley Landscapes of Wrightsville assisted in the design and installation of the playground, located at Annville Elementary School.

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