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Solanco students earn FFA honors

| June 19, 2017
Solanco students earn FFA honors

  At FFA Week/State Competition at Penn State, recent Solanco graduates Hanna Welk and Madison Jackson received gold honors for serving on the committee that interviews and selects candidates for next year’s state officers team, and the committee that helps establishes guidelines for future FFA events. In addition, Solanco freshman JT Sheets received a bronze medal […]

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Marla Peiffer is first runner up in Miss Pennsylvania

| June 19, 2017
Marla Peiffer is first runner up in Miss Pennsylvania

Marla Peiffer (center in photo), Solanco Class of 2011, put in an impressive performance and finished as first runner-up in the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant in Pittsburgh! Marla, the daughter of Scott and Mary Peiffer of Quarryville, qualified for the Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant by winning the 2017 Miss Red Rose City crown. Marla is a graduate of Elizabethtown […]

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Solanco students will give TEDtalks

| June 12, 2017

Elaina Kreider, who will be a 9th grade student at Solanco High School, and recent grad Marissa Witmer (class salutatorian) will give TEDTalks at TedXyouth@lancaster on Saturday, June 17. Smith Middle School Assistant Principal David Beard is on the curation committee for the event and he said there were about 75 applications, 13 total speakers […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

| June 12, 2017
Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation  awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. The scholarships included the foundation’s first-ever “Opportunities Scholarship,” and its “Futures Scholarship” for a student who will be the first in their family to attend college. Following is a list […]

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Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” at elementary and middle schools

| June 6, 2017
Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” at elementary and middle schools

A festive and heart-warming activity was held in Solanco schools on Tuesday – the “Cap and Gown Walk” by graduating seniors. Only hours prior to their graduation, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools where they were students and staff greeted them with rousing cheers, high-fives and handmade signs of congratulations, all as Pomp and Circumstance […]

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Smith’s outstanding 8th grade students

| June 5, 2017

Congratulations to Jordan Rush, Colesen Sheaffer and Kaley Wilson, who have won Smith Middle School Outstanding Student Awards which were presented during Smith’s 8th Grade Awards Night. Recipients of the Solanco Core Expectations Awards were Dylan McLimans and Kaley Wilson. The Principal Leadership Award was presented to Emily Herr. Chosen for the Quarryville Lion’s Club […]

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Swift 8th grade award winners

| June 5, 2017

  Congratulations to the following outstanding Swift Middle School students who were honored for their awards and accomplishments during 8th Grade Recognition Night: Outstanding Boy – Lance Workman Outstanding Girl – Nicole Trout Expectations Award – Tyler Sellers and Cheyanne Cutler Principal’s Award – Most Improved – Zoe Faulkner and Andrew Craig DCMEA District 7 […]

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Solanco students to be honored at Carnegie Hall

| June 2, 2017
Solanco students to be honored at Carnegie Hall

Erika Wilson’s Breakfast in Bed Tea Set, earthenware, underglaze. Solanco High School students Erika Wilson and Ciana Malchione are being recognized as among the most talented high school artists in the entire country! The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has named them 2017 Scholastic Art National Medalists and both have been invited to attend a ceremony in […]

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