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Smith “Santas” in the true Christmas spirit!

| December 14, 2017
Smith “Santas” in the true Christmas spirit!

Smith Middle School “7th Grade Santas” and teachers have run a very successful toy drive that will bring Christmas cheer to local children who otherwise may have done without during the holidays. Smith teacher Anita Stump said the goal is to “make sure every local child in need receives at least one present this holiday […]

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Follow Solanco on Twitter

| December 13, 2017
Follow Solanco on Twitter

@SolancoSchlDist – Follow  Solanco on Twitter for messages and photos about student activities and  accomplishments, and events in all seven Solanco schools.

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Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

| December 12, 2017
Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

The Solanco wrestling team put in a strong performance in the 20th annual Mule Classic at Solanco High School. “The grappling Mules battled through a tough field and finished fifth out of 26 teams,” assistant coach Matt Jansen said. “The Mules also boasted medalists at weight classes 120, 132, 138, 160, 170, 195 and heavyweight, including […]

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Real estate tax payment deadline is December 31

| December 12, 2017

  The Solanco School District reminds residents that Sunday, December 31 is the final day to pay outstanding real estate tax. Solanco School District 2017-2018 real estate tax notices are currently due to the school district in the penalty amount. After December 31, outstanding real estate tax balances will be turned over to a collection agency that will charge […]

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Helicopter over the high school

| December 7, 2017
Helicopter over the high school

Tom Kunkle, a 1997 Solanco graduate and currently a member of the U.S. military, got a bird’s eye view of Solanco High School Thursday morning when a Chinook helicopter he was in flew over the high school. Students and staff went outside to enjoy the show! Scroll down for additional photo.        

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Quarryville’s 2nd grade holiday musical

| December 7, 2017

Quarryville Elementary music teacher Janet Braightmeyer invites everyone to a charming student holiday musical performance. “Elflandia is a story about holiday spirit, kindness and love,” which will be portrayed by Quarryville second graders. “The students will act the part of elves, and they will also demonstrate their own expression of the holiday spirit, kindness and love […]

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Solanco School Board news

| December 5, 2017

Solanco School Board members Paul Plechner, Kurt Kreider, Justin Kreider and Craig Chubb, who were re-elected during last month’s election, were sworn in by district magistrate Stu Mylin prior to the December 4 school board meeting. The board also held its annual reorganization session, and Steve Risk was unanimously elected to his third one-year term as board president, and Paul […]

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Students of the Month

| December 5, 2017
Students of the Month

Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. Front row: Kara Peace (7th grade, Smith Middle School), Audrey Underwood (4th, Quarryville), Lauren Stoddard (5th, Bart-Colerain), Sarah Kelley (3rd, Clermont), Jane Grube (3rd, Providence). Back row: Jordan Hoover (12th, high school), Brody Mellinger (7th, Swift Middle School). […]

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