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Free formal wear available to students for homecoming

| September 23, 2016

Courtesy of Renee’s Closet and Dapper Dan’s at the high school, students can borrow gowns, dress shoes, suits, men’s dress shirts, ties, pants and belts to wear to homecoming activities. There is no charge. In addition, Renee’s Closet and Dapper Dan’s offers personal care products for students who may be in need. They include toothbrushes, […]

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Technology workshop for Smith parents

| September 23, 2016
Technology workshop for Smith parents

Smith Middle School parents can become much more familiar with the technology learning opportunities their children use in school. On Tuesday, October 25, George A. Smith Middle School will host a Middle School Technology Workshop beginning at 6 p.m., and all Smith parents are invited. Some of the educational resources to be covered include Discovery […]

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Solanco’s Facebook page

| September 23, 2016

The Solanco School District has a Facebook page. Parents, students and all community members are encouraged to view Solanco’s Facebook page. “Like” Solanco’s page to receive news and updates from the school district and Solanco’s schools.

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Solanco ag students excel in big shows

| September 19, 2016
Solanco ag students excel in big shows

Competing in the Eastern States Exhibition, or the “Big E” as its commonly called, Solanco High School student Katelyn Teaman earned 1st place in Dairy Handlers/Showmanship! Solanco agriculture teacher Kelly Lichtley said Katelyn “had three dairy cows and walked/showed them in 12 different arenas for the FFA, 4H and collegiate judging events. She was the […]

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Solanco Literacy Project

| September 13, 2016
Solanco Literacy Project

Now in its third year, the Solanco Literacy Project continues to grow in its efforts to promote reading by finding additional opportunities to distribute books to students. The literacy project recently presented “Welcome Bags” to new students entering the district. The Welcome Bags contain a book and pencil, eraser, sticker and a bookmark. “We also provide […]

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Healthcare careers exploration

| September 9, 2016

Solanco High School students interested in a future in the healthcare industry are invited to Health Careers Exploration Day on Friday, September 30 at the Lancaster Campus of HACC (Harrisburg Area Community College). The event will enable students to speak with health career program directors, faculty and students, and they will have the opportunity to […]

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Solanco administrator recognized as an “Emerging Leader”

| September 9, 2016
Solanco administrator recognized as an “Emerging Leader”

George A. Smith Middle School Assistant Principal David Beard has earned distinguished recognition from the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD). Beard has been selected for the PASCD Emerging Leaders program which “recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to influence education programs, policy and practice at the state level.” A PASCD news release […]

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“Attendance Awareness Month” in Solanco

| September 1, 2016
“Attendance Awareness Month” in Solanco

Consistent, sustained attendance is critically important to the success of children in school. In fact, according to attendanceworks.org, by 9th grade,  attendance is a better predictor of a student’s likelihood to graduate than are their previous years test scores! September is “Attendance Awareness Month” in the Solanco School District. Improving and maintaining good attendance among all […]

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