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Free books from the Solanco School District

| September 18, 2017

The Solanco School District is making available to the public educational books that have previously been used by Solanco students. The books are free and anyone interested in them is invited to review them. They will be displayed at the district warehouse that will enable the books to be easily and conveniently reviewed. The district warehouse is at […]

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Constitution Day at Swift Middle School

| September 18, 2017
Constitution Day at Swift Middle School

  Timely and very important information was presented to Swift students during the school’s annual Constitution Day. Presenters included Lancaster County District District Attorney Craig Steadman, attorney Kim Smith, and judge David Ashworth. Activities included watching videos from the Constitutional Center, participating in the ICivics video game “We the Jury,” and playing presidential trivia. Jerry Mitchell from the […]

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Providence PTO Harvest Party September 23

| September 14, 2017
Providence PTO Harvest Party September 23

The Providence Elementary PTO will be hosting its first ever school-wide Harvest Party Saturday, September 23  from 1 to 4 p.m.  Providence Elementary Principal Christina McLaughlin said that this is a time change than what is shown on the district calendar and that this is no longer a student drop-off event.  “Children will be required to […]

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“Military Night” at Solanco High School

| September 13, 2017
“Military Night” at Solanco High School

“Solanco High School will host our first Military Night on Wednesday, September 27, from 6 to 8 p.m.,” Solanco High School Counselor Tristan Zelinka said. Parents and students interested in a military academy or a career in the military are invited as “representatives from the Pennsylvania National Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard […]

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Basketball team helping hurricane victims

| September 8, 2017
Basketball team helping hurricane victims

The Solanco boys basketball team is supporting victims of Hurricane Harvey. Varsity head coach Scott Long said the players’ parents donated money which the team has used to purchase shoes, shirts and sports towels that have been sent to Houston for distribution to those who have suffered terrible loses due to historic flooding. In the […]

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Animals science professional development

| September 8, 2017
Animals science professional development

Solanco High School agriculture teacher Stephanie Balmer this summer attended an eight-day professional development institute that has prepared her to implement “more authentic and practical events, hands-on labs and projects in my Advanced Animals Science class.” The institute was the Principles of Agricultural Science-Animal section of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE). CASE is […]

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September is “Attendance Awareness Month” in Solanco

| August 31, 2017
September is “Attendance Awareness Month” in Solanco

Consistent, sustained attendance is critically important to the success of children in school. In fact, research shows that by 9th grade, attendance is a better predictor of a student’s likelihood to graduate than 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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Evaluation clinic for 3- and 4-year-old children September 22

| August 24, 2017

The Solanco School District’s 2017 Evaluation Clinic for 3- and 4-year-old children of Solanco residents will be September 22 at the Solanco Administration Office. Parents may consider registering their child for the clinic if they have concerns about the child’s development in any of the following areas: speaking and listening, self-help, behavior, learning or motor […]

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