Author Archive: Solanco Communications

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Meeting about college funding

| January 15, 2018

“Thomas DeLong, Solanco High School graduate and personal banker with Wells Fargo in Quarryville, will give a presentation at the high school about funding sources for post-secondary education.” Solanco High School Counselor Tristan Zelinka said the presentation will be Tuesday, January 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. and seniors and juniors, and their parents, are […]

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$12,000 Cummings scholarship

| January 15, 2018

Solanco seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the fall may be eligible for a $12,000 Richard A. Cummings Scholarship. Recipients receive $3,000 a year during the four years of post secondary education. Cummings Scholarships are awarded only to Solanco students. Applications can be completed and […]

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Solanco budget information

| January 12, 2018

The Solanco School Board has approved the advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary 2018-2019 district budget. The proposed $59,033,628 budget includes a 3.20% tax increase, which would translate to an increase of $32.46 for each $100,000 in assessed value. Residents are reminded that 2018 is a reassessment year, and there will be individual variations […]

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Solanco MiniTHON February 9 and 10

Solanco MiniTHON February 9 and 10

| January 10, 2018

Now in its fifth year, the Solanco MiniTHON is a very successful fundraiser by students to benefit Four Diamonds which supports children with cancer and their parents at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, and also research into the prevention and treatment of pediatric cancer. Students pay a $10 admission fee and must raise at least $40 […]

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Sports action on Solanco YouTube

Sports action on Solanco YouTube

| January 9, 2018

Solanco YouTube will broadcast lots of Solanco sports action. Here’s the upcoming broadcast schedule: Tuesday, January 16 -Solanco girls varsity basketball vs. Manheim Central – 7:30 p.m. Friday, January 19 – Solanco girls varsity basketball vs. Cocalico – 7:30 p.m. Visit Solanco YouTube on the date of the game you want to watch, then click on the […]

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Solanco students earn distinguished FFA honor

Solanco students earn distinguished FFA honor

| January 9, 2018

Four Solanco students have been presented with Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. Katelyn Teaman, Alexis Jackson, Trinity Walter and Jordan Hoover (left to right in  photo) received their Keystone FFA Degrees at the State Farm Show in Harrisburg. The Keystone FFA Degree is awarded based on the […]

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Schools will be closed on Wed., Jan. 24

| January 9, 2018

Solanco schools will be CLOSED on Wednesday, January 24. It will be a teacher in-service day. Solanco schools will be OPEN on Monday, January 22. Schools were originally scheduled to be closed on January 22, but the recent snow days have prompted a change in the date of the school closure / teacher in-service day from Jan. […]

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Snow days will be made up in March

| January 5, 2018

The two days that schools were closed due to snow will be made up on Friday, March 9 and Thursday, March 29. While schools were originally scheduled to be closed on March 9 and March 29, school will be in session both of those days to make up for the snow days. Because of the snow days, […]

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