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Spring musical – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – March 10 and 11

| January 17, 2017

“We have finished vocal rehearsals and have started staging this fully sung rock opera,” Solanco High School spring musical director Erin Brubaker said. Rehearsals are underway  for student performances of this year’s spring musical, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Here is the synopsis provided by licensing company Rodgers and Hammerstein: […]

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Student immunization program

| January 13, 2017

Solanco is participating in a federally-funded program that will provide important vaccines to students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are eligible and in need of the vaccines. Solanco High School nurse Andrea Cook said eligible students include those with no insurance or whose insurance does not cover vaccinations, Medicaid eligible or enrolled patient, and American Indian […]

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Middle school students chosen for Band Festival

| January 6, 2017

Eight Smith and Swift students are being recognized as among the most talented middle school musicians in Lancaster County! They have earned the opportunity to perform in the LLMEA Band South Festival on March 18 at Lancaster Mennonite High School. Solanco Middle School Band Director Elizabeth Martin said the students from Smith are Tristan Rush (trombone), Greta […]

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Swift Odyssey of the Mind students

| January 5, 2017
Swift Odyssey of the Mind students

The winning team in the Solanco Middle School Odyssey of the Mind competition has advanced to the regional competition to be held Saturday, March 11 at Millersville University. Team members are Swift Middle School students (in photo) Kendell Beiler, Nicole Arrowsmith, Katie Jensen, Lance Workman, Lexi Heisler, Elaina Kreider and Sean Keller. “All of the participants […]

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Students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

| January 5, 2017
Students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

Three Solanco High School FFA students – Hanna Welk, Kyle Phipps and Susan Frawley – will be presented with Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members, at the State Farm Show in Harrisburg this month. The Keystone FFA Degree is awarded based on the student’s project program, leadership activities […]

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Student instrumental concert on Wednesday

| January 5, 2017

Our entire community is invited to an entertaining student instrumental concert on Wednesday (Jan. 11) at 7:30 p.m. at Solanco High School. Admission is free. There will be performances by the high school orchestra, jazz band and concert band. “The orchestra will play Brazilian Sleigh Bells, Espana Cani (in its entirety), and a medley entitled […]

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Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss letter concerning high school bomb threat

| January 4, 2017

Dear Parent/Guardian: Today there was general “bomb threat” note discovered at Solanco High School.  Students and staff at the high school were evacuated, police were called, and parents were notified by Solanco App, Solanco website, Solanco Facebook page, and phone notification system. Students were evacuated by bus to Smith and Swift middle schools. State Police conducted […]

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Career information for high school and middle school students

| December 23, 2016
Career information for high school and middle school students

The Solanco High School counseling office welcomed back three alumni to talk with students about future jobs in various industries. On December 20, Jon Nadu (Temple alumna) and Alice Cheng (PSU & GA Tech alumna), both graduates from Solanco’s Class of 2007, presented  information about STEM careers. The focus was student self-development as the speakers provided insight on what personal […]

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