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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Pay real estate tax by August 31 for a discount

| July 14, 2017

Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Taxes may be paid at any Fulton Bank branch office with the bottom tax stub of the tax bill, or payments may be mailed to Solanco School District, P.O. Box 4158, Lancaster, PA 17604-4158. […]

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Students attend Keystone Boys State for leadership and civic participation

Students attend Keystone Boys State for leadership and civic participation

| July 10, 2017

Solanco High School students Wyatt Urbine (left in photo) and Thomas Broomell (right) recently attended Pennsylvania American Legion Keystone Boys State (KBS) at Shippenburg University.  Boys State is a weeklong camp for rising high school seniors that teaches leadership, government and civic participation.  The program focuses on participation and personal experience by creating a model […]

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Solanco award-winning artwork featured in exhibitions

Solanco award-winning artwork featured in exhibitions

| July 10, 2017

Included in the Solanco Class of 2017 were some of the most talented high school artists in the entire country, who were recipients of prestigious national awards and recognition. Their incredible artwork is now being featured in exhibitions in Lancaster and Quarryville that provide our entire community with convenient opportunities to view their work and further […]

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Solanco students earn FFA honors

Solanco students earn FFA honors

| June 19, 2017

  At FFA Week/State Competition at Penn State, recent Solanco graduates Hanna Welk and Madison Jackson received gold honors for serving on the committee that interviews and selects candidates for next year’s state officers team, and the committee that helps establishes guidelines for future FFA events. In addition, Solanco freshman JT Sheets received a bronze medal […]

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Marla Peiffer is first runner up in Miss Pennsylvania

Marla Peiffer is first runner up in Miss Pennsylvania

| June 19, 2017

Marla Peiffer (center in photo), Solanco Class of 2011, put in an impressive performance and finished as first runner-up in the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant in Pittsburgh! Marla, the daughter of Scott and Mary Peiffer of Quarryville, qualified for the Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant by winning the 2017 Miss Red Rose City crown. Marla is a graduate of Elizabethtown […]

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Solanco students will give TEDtalks

| June 12, 2017

Elaina Kreider, who will be a 9th grade student at Solanco High School, and recent grad Marissa Witmer (class salutatorian) will give TEDTalks at TedXyouth@lancaster on Saturday, June 17. Smith Middle School Assistant Principal David Beard is on the curation committee for the event and he said there were about 75 applications, 13 total speakers […]

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New look, digital-learning library coming to the high school

| June 12, 2017

A significant project has begun at the Solanco High School Library that will provide students with new and exciting learning opportunities. The library will still feature books, periodicals and other printed materials, yet the new appearance and focus of the library will be on digital learning. “Ninety-six Chrome Book-like devices have been purchased and will be put into […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

| June 12, 2017

During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation  awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. The scholarships included the foundation’s first-ever “Opportunities Scholarship,” and its “Futures Scholarship” for a student who will be the first in their family to attend college. Following is a list […]

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