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Carole Clancy joining PDE, Chris Keeler is Solanco’s new Director of Special Education

Carole Clancy joining PDE, Chris Keeler is Solanco’s new Director of Special Education

| June 4, 2019

Carole Clancy and Chris Keeler. Solanco Director of Pupil Services Carole L. Clancy has earned a distinguished invitation to serve in the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). Clancy’s exemplary leadership in special education has resulted in her appointment as Director of the Special Education Bureau for PDE. Her resignation from Solanco is effective July 22. […]

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Solanco’s 2019-2020 budget development process

| April 18, 2019

The Solanco School Board has approved a proposed final budget for the 2019-2020 school year. The Solanco School District will receive public comment on the proposed budget between now and the Monday, June 3 school board meeting, when the budget is expected to be presented for final adoption. The proposed $61.194-million budget contains a property tax […]

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High school students advance to states in PA Governor’s STEM Challenge

High school students advance to states in PA Governor’s STEM Challenge

| March 19, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Solanco High School STEM team has won the Pennsylvania Governor’s STEM Challenge, and on Monday team members demonstrated their innovative and winning STEM project to Solanco School Board Directors and district administrators. (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.) The Governor’s challenge to students was to solve a problem using STEM. Talented […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| February 5, 2019

The Solanco School Board has honored the Students of the Month for January. Front row: Jameson Humphreys (2nd grade, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Maci Herr (3rd, Clermont), Mark Murray (vest and tie, 4th, Quarryville). Back row: Allana Brown (8th, Swift Middle School), Sophia Spero (12th, high school), Wyatt Grove (3rd, Quarryville), Tyler Ibach (5th, Providence). (Not in […]

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Sara Parrish will become assistant principal at Solanco High School

Sara Parrish will become assistant principal at Solanco High School

| February 5, 2019

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Sara Parrish as assistant principal at Solanco High School. Parrish has served as Learning Support Teacher and 8th Grade Teacher at Smith Middle School since 2004. She will succeed Scott Long as assistant principal; Long will become Solanco High School Principal in July upon the retirement […]

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School directors honored for volunteer service

School directors honored for volunteer service

| January 4, 2019

“In January, we pause to salute a group of nine people who spend dozens of hours each month voluntarily leading our schools and making  difficult decisions – they are the school directors.” With that statement, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) has proclaimed January as School Director Recognition Month. Solanco School Board members, front row: Monica […]

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Solanco’s proposed preliminary 2019-2020 budget

| December 19, 2018

The budget development process for the 2019-2020 school year is well underway. Following are upcoming school board meeting dates that are expected to include action on the budget: January 7: Approval of advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary budget. February 4: School board adoption of the preliminary budget. April 15: Approval of advertising and […]

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School board reorganization

School board reorganization

| December 4, 2018

During its annual reorganization meeting on December 3, the Solanco School Board unanimously re-elected Steve Risk as board  president. This will be Risk’s fourth one-year term as president. Paul Plechner was reelected as vice president. Justin Kreider is the school board treasurer. In the photo is the 2018-2019 Solanco School Board. Front row: Monica Miller (board secretary), […]

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