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Middle school students earn special honor

| January 27, 2020
Middle school students earn special honor

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students at Swift Middle School and at Smith Middle School is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, Breakfast Club winners are selected on the guidelines […]

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Prestigious honor for coach John Little

| January 21, 2020
Prestigious honor for coach John Little

Renowned former Solanco wrestling coach John Little will be inducted into The National Wrestling Hall of Fame during ceremonies in Hershey on April 26. Little is one of eight recipients of the Class of 2020 “Lifetime Service to Wrestling Awards” presented by the Pennsylvania State Chapter of The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. […]

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Census forms provide important information

| January 8, 2020
Census forms provide important information

Solanco residents recently received a census form in the mail. The census is used by the Solanco School District to plan for educational services and future enrollment trends. All information is confidential and census information is not used in the determination of school taxes. Residents are asked to review the form for accuracy, make any necessary changes, […]

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Students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

| January 8, 2020
Students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

At the Farm Show in Harrisburg, three Solanco students – Tate Fisher, Amber Pownall, Todd Welk (in photo) – have been presented with Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. The Keystone FFA Degree is awarded based on the student’s project program: leadership activities including office and committee assignments within […]

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Students of the Month

| January 7, 2020
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Solanco Students of the Month for December. Front row: Colton Haupt (5th grade, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Mason McCracken (kindergarten, Clermont), Lucas Hogg (3rd, Providence). Back row: Gavin Peinhardt (10th, high school), Vance Millhouse (6th, Swift Middle School), Brayden Lundvall (6th, Smith Middle School), Mereidy Gomez-Lucas […]

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Swift Middle School time capsule

| January 6, 2020
Swift Middle School time capsule

As the renovation/construction project at Swift Middle School nears completion, Swift students have sealed away a time capsule in the school that will not be opened until 25 years from now, in 2045. Front row: Lindsey Mecouch (student senate president), Christine Wagner (vice president), and Addison Groff (secretary), lower a page from the 1968 Swift Junior […]

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Students conduct trial featuring Judge Brown and D.A. Swinehart

| January 6, 2020
Students conduct trial featuring Judge Brown and D.A. Swinehart

Photo: Solanco High School law and society teacher Michael Hammel, Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart, the Honorable Leonard Brown, and Solanco High School forensics teacher Charleton King. Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas Judge Leonard Brown and Lancaster County Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart visited Solanco High School to participate with students in […]

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Purchasing a shopping bag at GIANT supports students

| January 2, 2020
Purchasing a shopping bag at GIANT supports students

In January, shoppers at GIANT in Quarryville who purchase a GIANT reusable shopping bag will be providing valuable financial support for Solanco students and teachers. GIANT has selected the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) as the beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program for the month of January. SEF will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 […]

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