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See you at the Solanco Fair!

| September 14, 2018
See you at the Solanco Fair!

It’s almost Solanco Fair time – chairs, blankets and other items are showing up on sidewalks and in front of homes and businesses in Quarryville as people reserve their favorite spots from which to watch the Solanco Fair Parade on Wednesday. The Solanco School District is looking forward to another year of participating in the Solanco […]

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John Little retires; Tony Mendez is Solanco’s new wrestling head coach

| September 14, 2018
John Little retires; Tony Mendez is Solanco’s new wrestling head coach

John Little has retired as varsity wrestling coach, ending a remarkably successful 36-year head coaching career. The Solanco School Board has hired Tony Mendez as the new varsity wrestling coach. Following graduation from Solanco and then Millersville University, and a brief stint as the head coach of junior high wrestling at Elizabethtown, Little came home […]

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National Honor Society inductees

| September 13, 2018

Twenty-three outstanding Solanco High School students have been inducted into the National Honor Society. NHS advisor Lisa Schell  said membership is both an honor and a commitment, as students must meet and maintain guidelines pertaining to scholarship (3.5 or higher GPA), character, service in the community, and leadership. Congratulations to the following 2018 NHS inductees: […]

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Parents and students asked to complete survey on special education services

| September 10, 2018

Parents of students who receive special education services from the Solanco School District are encouraged to complete a survey from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), Bureau of Special Education. Students are also asked to complete the survey. The survey is an important part of a special education audit the state performs on school districts […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards teacher grants

| September 6, 2018

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded 11 Academic Venture Grants totaling more than $5,000 to teachers that will enable them to provide new educational programs and tools for students in Solanco schools. The foundation announced the availability of the grants in January and received outstanding applications from teachers and educators. Applications were carefully reviewed by […]

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Five star athletes for Hall of Fame induction

| September 4, 2018
Five star athletes for Hall of Fame induction

Four talented and hard-working former standout Solanco athletes, and a long-time supporter of sports programs, have been selected for induction into the Solanco Athletic Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Ronnie Perry, Robert Martin, John Glackin, Richard Herr and Ronald Althoff on their all-star athletic accomplishments. In addition, they have had positive impact on local youth as coaches, […]

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Back-to-School Night in elementary schools

| August 28, 2018
Back-to-School Night in elementary schools

Parental involvement is critically important to the success of children in school. Back-to-School Night will be held in all Solanco elementary schools on Thursday and it is an important opportunity for parents to get to know their child’s teachers and principal, and to become more familiar with their child’s activities in school. Elementary schools: Back-to-School Night in […]

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Welcome back students – 2018-2019 school year is underway!

| August 27, 2018
Welcome back students – 2018-2019 school year is underway!

The new school year is off to a great start! Students at Smith and Swift middle schools, and Clermont Elementary, have returned to schools that are under construction. When completed, each school will feature a new secure entrance, additional classroom space, and new auditoriums at Smith and Swift. Parents who drop-off and pick-up their children at […]

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