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Solanco honors its 2019 retirees

Solanco honors its 2019 retirees

| May 7, 2019

Lisa Deibler, Dawn Kreider, Marge McCauley, Stephanie Lininger, Sandy Lausch. A principal, library assistant and three teachers with more than 100 years of combined service to Solanco are retiring. They are, in the photo, Solanco High School fitness teacher Lisa Deibler with 14 years of service, high school fitness teacher Dawn Kreider with 32.5 years, high […]

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Students win journalism and advertising contest

| May 3, 2019

Six elementary students have been named winners in the LNP/LancasterOnline Journalism and Design an Ad contest: Reese Brooks, kindergarten, Bart-Colerain Elementary. Eden Eshelman, 3rd grade, Bart-Colerain. Jack Walter, 4th grade, Bart-Colerain.  Michael Rivera, 1st grade, Clermont Elementary. Lena Ross, 3rd grade, Clermont. Jesse Wood, 3rd grade, Clermont.  The students’ winning work will be published in expanded […]

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Enjoyable summertime learning with new Solanco Reads! program

Enjoyable summertime learning with new Solanco Reads! program

| April 29, 2019

Award-winning Solanco High School artist Matthew Mentz has created beautiful artwork that is featured on t-shirts and book bags to promote Solanco Reads! At its annual parent workshop in April, the Title 1 Reading Department introduced the elementary Solanco Reads! Program. “This is an exciting new program they hope to continue every summer for kindergarten […]

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Early dismissal on June 11 (final day); graduation on June 7

| April 26, 2019

Solanco schools will dismiss early on Tuesday, June 11, the final day of the 2018-2019 school year. Students at the high school and Smith and Swift middle schools will dismiss at 10:45 a.m. Elementary students will be dismissed at 12:15 p.m. Breakfast will be served in Solanco schools; lunch will be served for elementary students […]

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Talented students create colorful mural from bottle caps

Talented students create colorful mural from bottle caps

| April 23, 2019

Unique, beautiful new student artwork is now on display at Quarryville Elementary in the main hallway next to the library.  The mural was created by 35 grade students over the course of five months. Beginning in October, the 5th grade Art Club worked diligently to create the recycled mural from over 2,000 plastic bottle caps. Students individually came up with designs that represent […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| April 3, 2019

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and school board directors have honored the Solanco Students of the Month for March. Front row: Jasmine Leal (1st grade, Quarryville Elementary), Landon Girvin (1st, Bart-Colerain), Mikalen Bleacher (2nd, Providence), Maddie Welch (5th, Clermont). Back row: Ella Hauer (7th, Swift Middle School), Amber Pownall (11th, high school), Raif Groves (7th, Smith […]

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Billie Corbin will become Principal at Providence Elementary

Billie Corbin will become Principal at Providence Elementary

| March 18, 2019

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Billie Corbin as principal at Providence Elementary School. She is currently serving as special education consultant with the Solanco School District. Corbin will replace Christina McLaughlin, who is resigning after five years as principal at Providence. Prior to special education consultant, Corbin was a second grade, […]

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Impressive scores in MathCON – Solanco has some of the brightest math minds in the U.S.

Impressive scores in MathCON – Solanco has some of the brightest math minds in the U.S.

| March 13, 2019

Aidan McBride. For the fourth year in a row, Solanco High School student Aidan McBride has qualified  for the national MathCON contest in Chicago! In addition, Providence 5th grade student Isaac Esh has become the very first Solanco elementary student to earn an invitation to the MathCON finals. Dozens of Solanco students have performed very well […]

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