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Solanco students earn FFA honors

| June 19, 2017
Solanco students earn FFA honors

  At FFA Week/State Competition at Penn State, recent Solanco graduates Hanna Welk and Madison Jackson received gold honors for serving on the committee that interviews and selects candidates for next year’s state officers team, and the committee that helps establishes guidelines for future FFA events. In addition, Solanco freshman JT Sheets received a bronze medal […]

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Marla Peiffer is first runner up in Miss Pennsylvania

| June 19, 2017
Marla Peiffer is first runner up in Miss Pennsylvania

Marla Peiffer (center in photo), Solanco Class of 2011, put in an impressive performance and finished as first runner-up in the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant in Pittsburgh! Marla, the daughter of Scott and Mary Peiffer of Quarryville, qualified for the Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant by winning the 2017 Miss Red Rose City crown. Marla is a graduate of Elizabethtown […]

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Solanco students will give TEDtalks

| June 12, 2017

Elaina Kreider, who will be a 9th grade student at Solanco High School, and recent grad Marissa Witmer (class salutatorian) will give TEDTalks at TedXyouth@lancaster on Saturday, June 17. Smith Middle School Assistant Principal David Beard is on the curation committee for the event and he said there were about 75 applications, 13 total speakers […]

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New look, digital-learning library coming to the high school

| June 12, 2017

A significant project has begun at the Solanco High School Library that will provide students with new and exciting learning opportunities. The library will still feature books, periodicals and other printed materials, yet the new appearance and focus of the library will be on digital learning. “Ninety-six Chrome Book-like devices have been purchased and will be put into […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

| June 12, 2017
Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation  awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. The scholarships included the foundation’s first-ever “Opportunities Scholarship,” and its “Futures Scholarship” for a student who will be the first in their family to attend college. Following is a list […]

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Congratulations and best wishes to Solanco Class of 2017!

| June 7, 2017
Congratulations and best wishes to Solanco Class of 2017!

  On an evening filled with cheers, tears, pride and deep reflection, 280 seniors in the Solanco Class of 2017 received their diplomas on the Solanco football field. Congratulations, and best wishes to those students as attend college, join the work force, travel in the U.S. or overseas, or become members of the United States Armed Forces!   […]

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Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” at elementary and middle schools

| June 6, 2017
Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” at elementary and middle schools

A festive and heart-warming activity was held in Solanco schools on Tuesday – the “Cap and Gown Walk” by graduating seniors. Only hours prior to their graduation, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools where they were students and staff greeted them with rousing cheers, high-fives and handmade signs of congratulations, all as Pomp and Circumstance […]

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Smith’s outstanding 8th grade students

| June 5, 2017

Congratulations to Jordan Rush, Colesen Sheaffer and Kaley Wilson, who have won Smith Middle School Outstanding Student Awards which were presented during Smith’s 8th Grade Awards Night. Recipients of the Solanco Core Expectations Awards were Dylan McLimans and Kaley Wilson. The Principal Leadership Award was presented to Emily Herr. Chosen for the Quarryville Lion’s Club […]

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