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Golf tournament August 18 will support students and teachers

| May 19, 2017
Golf tournament August 18 will support students and teachers

The Solanco Education Foundation will hold a golf tournament on Friday, August 18 at Tanglewood Golf Club. Proceeds will fund $1,000 college scholarships to graduating seniors, and academic venture grants which enable teachers to implement additional innovative educational programs in their classrooms. Click here for a player registration/sponsorship form. Questions should be directed to Solanco Education […]

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Shredding event June 9 to fund student scholarships

| May 19, 2017

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual community Shredding Event on Friday, June 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. at G.R. Mitchell Inc., on Beaver Valley Pike in Willow Street. Minimum donations are requested ($5 per container is suggested) to offset the cost of the shredding company, and to help fund the […]

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“Lock-in” at Smith is a top fundraiser

| May 12, 2017
“Lock-in” at Smith is a top fundraiser

Smith Middle School students have collected more than $9,500 for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society – that’s the second highest amount among schools throughout the central Pennsylvania region! The photo is from a check presentation ceremony at Smith and features Laura M. MacNeill (Executive Director of the Central PA Leukemia/Lymphoma Society), and student officers Trent McDowell, Madi Davis, (student […]

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Three teachers earn prestigious recognition

| May 12, 2017
Three teachers earn prestigious recognition

Caley Roark, Leslie McRobbie and Stephanie Wood have been chosen for induction into Solanco’s Distinguished Teachers program. Distinguished Teachers is recognition in honor of a teacher’s instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Caley Roark, Solanco High School Teacher of the Gifted.  “I am honored and humbled to have been nominated and selected as […]

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Students write code and create educational animated games

| May 11, 2017
Students write code and create educational animated games

Solanco High School students in Stacy Shelton’s  advanced graphic animation class are creating animated games and writing the code for them. “The games can be accessed via a computer or a phone as an app,” Shelton said. “Students have researched and tweaked code to allow them to make drag-and-drop games.” Educational games such as the order […]

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Reassessment information from the Solanco School District

| May 11, 2017

Property owners in the Solanco School District should have received a Preliminary Property Assessment Notice that has been mailed by the Lancaster County Property Assessment Office. Anyone who has not received the notice or may have misplaced it should watch for a final notice which is expected to be mailed in early June. Solanco “Revenue Neutral.” The […]

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Students honored as “Solanco Scholars”

| May 11, 2017

Congratulations to 11th, 10th and 9th grade students whose outstanding performances and academic successes were recognized Wednesday during the Solanco Scholars ceremony. The Solanco Scholars program rewards students who perform at a high level of academic excellence. The program is designed to recognize students who have exhibited the characteristics of a true “scholar.” Solanco Scholars: Agriculture – […]

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Harold “Pete” Suter Baseball Field at Solanco High School

| May 9, 2017
Harold “Pete” Suter Baseball Field at Solanco High School

The Solanco High School baseball field has been re-dedicated in honor of Harold “Pete” Suter, a longtime baseball coach and a member of the Solanco Hall of Fame. This plaque commemorating Suter’s outstanding career will be posted at the concession stand at the field. Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss (holding plaque) and former players for “Pete” Suter […]

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