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New group to provide support and guidance for 9th grade girls

| February 14, 2017

The high school guidance office is launching the first 9th grade version of Girls on the Run at Solanco High School. “It is called ‘Heart and Sole’ and follows a similar structure as Girls on the Run,” high school counselor Lindsay Capoferri said. “We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 until 4:15 p.m. […]

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Swift student wins digitial photography award

| February 13, 2017
Swift student wins digitial photography award

Swift Middle School 7th grader Owen Brazelton (right in photo) has won second place for his digital photography project in a regional competition. Owen is a member of the Solanco Middle School Technology Student Association Chapter that participated in the Pennsylvania Region 2 TSA Conference at Conestoga Valley High School on February 11. “Students competed against […]

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“Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” at Clermont

| February 13, 2017
“Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” at Clermont

An evening of family fun at Clermont Elementary on Thursday, March 2 will feature interesting and important activities. “Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” will be held in the Clermont Elementary cafeteria from 6 to 7 p.m. on March 2. In addition to an enjoyable search for hidden clues in the school, and information about Robert […]

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Kindergarten registration – parents need to call by March 10 to schedule an appointment

| February 9, 2017

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2017-2018 school year that begins in August. Parents who plan to have their children attend kindergarten must schedule a kindergarten registration appointment with the Solanco School District. Call Cindy Criswell no later than March 10 at 786-0517. At least […]

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High school course selection meeting for parents of 8th graders

| February 9, 2017
High school course selection meeting for parents of 8th graders

The guidance office at Solanco High School will hold a high school course selection night for parents of current 8th grade students at Smith and Swift middle schools. The important planning session will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 in the Large Group Instruction (LGI) room at the high school. Anyone with […]

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Mock trial team finishes season with a big win

| February 8, 2017
Mock trial team finishes season with a big win

The Solanco High School Mock Trial team put in an impressive performance and won its case against a very strong Manheim Township team! “The Honorable Jeffrey D. Wright presided over the case and offered very positive comments to both teams,” said Caley Roark, Solanco Mock Trial coach and teacher of the gifted. “Specifically, he praised Solanco’s attorneys for a clever […]

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Students of the Month

| February 7, 2017
Students of the Month

Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month for January. Front row: Trevor Clifford (kindergarten, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Colby Kurtz (2nd, Providence), Joash Spangler (2nd, Quarryville), Raven Garabo (5th, Clermont). Back row: Josh Kimes (8th grade, Smith Middle School), Gabrielle Green (12th, high school). (not pictured:  Tyler […]

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Dylan Hastings joins Solanco’s 1,000 point club

| February 6, 2017
Dylan Hastings joins Solanco’s 1,000 point club

Solanco basketball star Dylan Hastings has joined Solanco’s elite 1,000 point club! In the photo, Dylan,  in white in the lower right hand corner, scores his milestone 1,000th point at home on Friday during a big win over Donegal. Dylan, a senior, is only the seventh player in Solanco boys basketball history to score 1,000 points. The other […]

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