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Solanco students will perform at Christmas tree lighting

| November 17, 2017

Solanco instrumentalists and vocalists, and a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, will make it look and sound a lot like Christmas during the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, December 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Towns Edge Shopping Center in Quarryville.  All community members are invited to enjoy the ceremony hosted […]

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Smith and Swift students in orchestra festival

| November 13, 2017
Smith and Swift students in orchestra festival

  Congratulations to these talented Solanco middle school instrumentalists who were selected for the LLMEA County Orchestra Festival which was held at Palmyra High School on Saturday, November 11. (LLMEA stands for Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educator’s Association.) The students are Robi Perez (Swift, cello), Aden Jackson (Smith, violin), Maddie Mosley (Smith, violin), Eric Reinhardt (Swift, violin), Acacia Kreider (red shirt, Swift, […]

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Thanksgiving food drive underway

| November 10, 2017

Solanco schools, the Solanco Food Bank, and Buck Company, Inc., are working together in the Giving Thanks Project to support our community over the Thanksgiving holiday. The food items will be assembled into Thanksgiving meal boxes which will be distributed to families in need within the Solanco School District. Local residents are encouraged to make donations […]

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Solanco’s incredibly successful Day of Service

| November 9, 2017
Solanco’s incredibly successful Day of Service

What a phenomenal day – the Solanco High School first-ever Day of Service featured nearly 900 students donating their time and effort to serve others for the betterment of our community! This photo shows students loving their service at the La Mancha Pet Rescue in Coatesville! In this large-scale and ambitious project, students visited residents, businesses […]

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Support Solanco students in Extraordinary Give Nov. 17 at The Daily Grind

| November 8, 2017
Support Solanco students in Extraordinary Give Nov. 17 at The Daily Grind

Donate to the Solanco Education Foundation in the Extraordinary Give on November 17 and receive coupons for discounted coffee and enter prize drawings. The Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) invites everyone to a quick, easy and fun “Giving Station” at The Daily Grind on Friday (Nov. 17) for the Extraordinary Give. In addition, there will be a […]

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Solanco school counselor on PA ACT State Council

| November 7, 2017
Solanco school counselor on PA ACT State Council

Solanco High School counselor Tristan Zelinka has been selected to represent Solanco on the Pennsylvania ACT State Council. ACT is American College Testing, a college entrance exam. The council has been formed to address and improve college readiness in student transition from high school to college. Zelinka said while ACT and other college entrance exam […]

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Swift Middle School bingo fundraiser

| November 7, 2017
Swift Middle School bingo fundraiser

 Swift Middle School will host bingo on Sunday, November 12 that will raise funds to support educational programs and student incentives at Swift. Swift Middle School teacher Emily Mankin (548-2187) said bingo will be played in the Swift cafeteria and the cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors will open at 1 […]

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Senior citizens to enjoy free performance of fall play

| November 7, 2017

On Wednesday, November 15, all senior citizens are invited to a free performance of Our Town, which will begin at 4 p.m. in the high school auditorium. While there is no charge, senior citizens planning to attend are asked to RSVP by calling Solanco Communications Director Keith Kaufman at 786-5617. Refreshments will be provided at intermission.

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