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9th grade course selection meetings

| January 30, 2015

Swift and Smith students who will be 9th graders next school year, and their parents, are invited to meetings about  9th grade course selection. The meeting at Swift will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday (Feb. 3). The Smith meeting will be Monday, February 9 at p.m. at 6 p.m. For more information, call Swift […]

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Scholarships available from Solanco Education Foundation

| January 30, 2015

The Solanco Education Foundation will award $1,000 scholarships to six graduating seniors in the Solanco Class of 2015 who will continue their education beyond high school. Selection criteria include average or better class standing and scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, and good character, leadership and moral standards. The scholarship application is available […]

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Solanco wins section title – again!

| January 29, 2015
Solanco wins section title – again!

Solanco has won its sixth straight Section 1 wrestling title! The outstanding accomplishment was sealed with a big win over Warwick Wednesday night. In addition to winning the section every year from 2010 to 2015, the Golden Mules have also been section champs in 2002, 1999, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1984, 1972 and 1971. Very impressive. “Our […]

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Solanco wrestlers excel in L-L tournament

| January 26, 2015
Solanco wrestlers excel in L-L tournament

Solanco wrestlers provided exciting performances and impressive award-winning results in the Lancaster-Lebanon League wrestling tournament over the weekend at Garden Spot High School. Four Golden Mule wrestlers battled their way to individual championships (left to right in photo): Wyatt Jennings at 132 pounds, Dalton Groff at 145 pounds, Grayson Charles at 120 pounds, and Bo […]

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Swift students honored

| January 23, 2015
Swift students honored

In the photo are Swift Middle School students who have been honored by Principal Paul Gladfelter for their consistent display demonstration of good character. Front row: Lucas Boyd, Cheyanne Cutler, Kay McCauley, Paige Stoltzfus. Second row: Ben Brandenberger, Hope Dosch, Gabrielle Keys, Trent Patterson. Third row: Alta Brandenberger, Kaelee Massey, Jillian Quickel, Matthew Weicksel. The […]

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Mini Thon fundraising frenzy

| January 23, 2015
Mini Thon fundraising frenzy

That’s Solanco High School Assistant Principal Avery Wilson under all that Silly String. Students paid $1 for the opportunity to cover Wilson with Silly String, and it raised $200 for the second annual Solanco Mini Thon to be held at February 6-7. High school students and staff are conducting numerous fundraising activities as they work toward their Mini Thon […]

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Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

| January 20, 2015
Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

Solanco 2011 graduate Marla Peiffer has been crowned Miss York County for 2015, and that has earned her the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Miss Pennsylvania contest! “Miss York County has been a title that I have sought ever since I began competing in the Miss America Organization in 2011-12,” Marla said. “Since there is […]

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Clermont students excel in national reading competition

| January 19, 2015
Clermont students excel in national reading competition

  Fourth grade Clermont Elementary students are winners in the Read to Succeed National Contest. Achieve 3000 notified teacher Shannon McConaghy that her students’ high average and points earned have earned them a classroom poster that recognizes their strong reading performance in the contest. In addition, they received personalized certificates of achievement for each student in the […]

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