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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Honors for Solanco girls basketball

| February 26, 2020

Coach Chad McDowell and four players on the Solanco girls basketball team have received special honors in recognition of their successful season! Following his team’s second consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 3 championship, Coach McDowell has been named the section 3 coach of the year, and Jenna Dombach, Nikki Trout,  Jade Eshelman and Iiynd Rapant have earned all-star and academic […]

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Parent training on March 19: Understanding trauma, and supporting children impacted by trauma

| February 25, 2020

Experiencing trauma may have a significant impact on how a child functions, communicates and performs in school. The Solanco School District is offering important training that will help parents better understand trauma and enable them to more effectively provide support for their child or children impacted by trauma. The free, two-hour training session is open to […]

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Wrestlers Flatt and Yannutz headed to states

Wrestlers Flatt and Yannutz headed to states

| February 24, 2020

Dominic Flatt, top photo. With strong performances in regionals, Solanco wrestlers Dominic Flatt and Nick Yannutz have earned the opportunity to compete in the PIAA State Championships in Hershey. Dominic claimed the second spot at 106 pounds in regionals, while Nick captured fourth place at 195 pounds. “Congratulations to these two  young men for a […]

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Swift students’ video wins marketing award

Swift students’ video wins marketing award

| February 20, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Video Team from Swift Middle School has won the Outstanding Marketing Award at the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? awards ceremony.  Holly Melot, Ella Hauer and Olivia Musser are shown with their trophy. ”After four months of planning, filming and editing, their video about a local manufacturer was submitted […]

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Distinguished recognition for high school teacher Erin Byrnes

Distinguished recognition for high school teacher Erin Byrnes

| February 20, 2020

Solanco High School teacher Erin Byrnes has been selected as the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (PAFCS). In a letter to Byrnes congratulating her on her award, PAFCS wrote, “The purpose of this award is to identify and recognize outstanding educational programs, methods, techniques and activities integrated […]

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Leah Huyett will compete in states

Leah Huyett will compete in states

| February 19, 2020

Congratulations to Solanco High School student Leah Huyett who is advancing to the SkillsUSA state competition in Hershey. Leah is in the commercial art program at the Brownstown Campus of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, and she finished in first place in the pin design competition, which earned her an invitation to states.   The state competition in […]

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Julia Gavin earns selection to regional chorus on Feb. 29

Julia Gavin earns selection to regional chorus on Feb. 29

| February 19, 2020

Photo: Solanco High School Vocal Music Teacher Erin Biles, and Julia Gavin. Solanco sophomore Julia Gavin will sing in the PMEA Region V Chorus Festival Concert on Saturday, February 29. (PMEA stands for Pennsylvania Music Educators Association.) The concert at Eastern York High School on February 29 will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 […]

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Special education parent training – March 19

| February 18, 2020

The Solanco School District is offering special education training for parents at Solanco High School from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. The  sessions will provide parents with important information and training that will enable them to better support their children and help them attain increased success in school. The sessions include Trauma-Informed Care, Verbal […]

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