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College and Career Planning Night – April 6

| March 24, 2017

Solanco High School juniors, and their parents, are invited on a field trip to a College and Career Planning Night  at Oxford Area High School on Thursday, April 6. “Parents are highly encouraged to attend the trip with their student and the Solanco High School Guidance Department,” Solanco College Advisor Brandon Smith said. ”The bus will leave from the Great […]

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Swift students earn special recognition

| March 21, 2017
Swift students earn special recognition

Swift Middle School students who have consistently demonstrated honesty, respect, responsibility, self-control and manners have been chosen for the Swift Middle School Breakfast Club. Those students enjoyed a breakfast in their honor with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. In the photo are the students who were nominated by their teachers for the […]

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Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

| March 16, 2017
Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

Photo – Chase Charles, Kaleb Tucker, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, Josh Weder (not pictured: AJ Wilson). Solanco has had six wrestlers earn Lancaster-Lebanon League all-star recognition. Ben Root (170 pounds) and Grayson Charles (138) are first team selections, while Kaleb Tucker (220), Josh Weder (195) and AJ Wilson (152) were named to the second team, and […]

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Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

| March 16, 2017
Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

George A. Smith Middle School student Emily Torrise (left) finished 10th in the 10th round in the LNP Spelling Bee at Conestoga Valley on Friday. “She was really terrific and did a great job,” Smith 6th grade LEAD teacher Sandy Lee (right) said. Emily qualified for the highly-competitive spelling bee after earning one of the top […]

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Swift students will perform Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom

| March 16, 2017
Swift students will perform Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom

Proceeds from the two public performances of this year’s spring play at Swift Middle School will be donated to the search for a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a leading genetic cause of death among infants. Swift students will provide entertaining performances of Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, […]

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Snow days will be made up on April 13 and May 12

| March 15, 2017

Schools will be open and classes will be in session on Thursday, April 13 and Friday, May 12. Schools were originally scheduled to be closed on those days, but they will be used to make up for the two school days that were lost on March 14 and 15 because of snow.

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Important meeting for parents of student-athletes on April 4

| March 13, 2017

UPDATED – Because of the snowstorm, the presentation about the prevention of substance abuse by student athletes has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, April 4 (it had originally been scheduled for Tuesday, March 14). All Solanco coaches and parents are invited (no students).  Tina George (MSW) from the Caron Treatment Center, will discuss commonly abused substances, symptoms of substance […]

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Solanco students’ MathCON scores are among the highest in PA and US

| March 10, 2017
Solanco students’ MathCON scores are among the highest in PA and US

Two Solanco students, a high school student and an elementary student, have achieved exceptional scores on a MathCON preliminary exam. Tenth grader Aidan McBride’s performance has put him near the very top among the brightest high school math students in the United States. Quarryville Elementary student Brayden Herr scored the highest among all 5th graders in […]

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