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Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

| March 24, 2015
Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

Solanco impressively placed four students in this year’s LLMEA Middle School Honors Band Festival (LLMEA is Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators’ Association). There were only 80 spots to fill in this year’s Honors Band, and students from more than 40 schools were eligible, and one school placing four was a noteworthy accomplishment. Congratulations to Jack Hertzler (Smith […]

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Workshop on Saturday (March 28) for incoming preschoolers

| March 23, 2015

One- to 3-year old toddlers and their parents and caregivers are invited to an important workshop on Saturday (March 28) from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Quarryville Library. The session, a collaboration between Solanco School District teachers and local preschools, will provide attendees with information about developing in youngsters the skills they will need as […]

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Solanco students win small engine contest

| March 20, 2015
Solanco students win small engine contest

It was a clean sweep for the Solanco team of Kyle Phipps (left) and Wyatt Kudia, as they won both the team and individual competitions in FFA Small Gasoline Engine contest at Solanco this week! (Photo courtesy of The Chronicle.) Their total team score of 503.5 put them far in front of the other four […]

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2015-2016 calendar

| March 20, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The first day of school will be Monday, August 31. Students will attend school Monday through Thursday the first week of school; there will be no school on Friday, September 4 and Monday, September 7, which is Labor Day. The Christmas break will begin […]

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Award-winning wrestlers

| March 20, 2015
Award-winning wrestlers

Team captain Bo Spiller has received the Carlton Shindler Award as the Solanco wrestling team MVP, while Taylor Morrison and Ben Root have earned the team’s Ivan Steele Iron Man Award. Front row: Taylor Morrison, Shane Devoe, Nick Smith and Sam Root. Back row: Bailey Troop, Josh Boettcher, Dalton Groff and Bo Spiller. At the […]

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Students of the Month

| March 17, 2015
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board on Monday. Front row: Ellenora Kemper (3rd grade, Clermont Elementary), William Blevins (kindergarten, Bart-Colerain), Simkha Groff (2nd, Quarryville), Audrey Davis (5th, Providence). Back row: Chase Charles (8th, Smith Middle School), Christiana Cylc (7th, […]

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Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

| March 16, 2015
Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

For the second straight year, Solanco High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team has earned the opportunity to compete in the state tournament to be held Saturday, April 11 in Berwick, PA. Team members are, left to right in the photo, 9th grader Ian Brown (in Eagles shirt), 10th grader Hannah Sobotka-Briner (behind Ian), 9th […]

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Snow days will be made up

| March 16, 2015
Snow days will be made up

Schools will be open and classes will be in session on Thursday, April 2, and Friday, May 15. Those days will be used to make-up for the school days cancelled because of snow or ice on February 17 and March 2. In addition, two school days will be added to the end of the year […]

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