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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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Solanco Comprehensive Plan

Solanco Comprehensive Plan

| September 18, 2018

The Solanco School District Comprehensive Plan, July 2019-2022, is available for review – Solanco Comprehensive Plan 2019-2022. A review of the plan has been presented to the Solanco School Board by Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Dangler. The plan has five areas of focus: Inspire/Engage, Innovative/Relevant Practices, Physical/Emotional Safety, Future Focused, Global View/Local Connection. Questions about […]

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Solanco’s 2018-2019 budget

Solanco’s 2018-2019 budget

| June 6, 2018

The Solanco School Board has approved a $59.1-million budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The rising cost of special education, and pension and healthcare costs, are major factors in the tax increase contained in the budget. Because of  county reassessment this year, the change in taxes for residents cannot be determined until tax bills are created. […]

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2018-2019 Solanco budget information

2018-2019 Solanco budget information

| April 18, 2018

The Solanco School Board has approved a proposed final budget for the 2018-2019 school year. Detailed information about the proposed budget, including a Powerpoint presentation by Solanco Business Manager Sandy Tucker at the April 16 school board meeting, is posted on the Solanco website. Public comment will be accepted from now through the June 4 Solanco […]

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Solanco School Board news

| December 22, 2017

2018-2019 budget: At Monday’s Solanco School Board meeting, business manager Dr. Tim Shrom provided an overview of the district’s 2018-2019 budget development process. Following are important target dates: January 8: Approval of advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary budget. February 5: Adoption of the preliminary budget. April 23: Approval of advertising and posting of […]

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The Sound of Music cast list has been announced

| December 14, 2017

This year’s spring musical, to be performed at Solanco High School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 8, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., is the timeless classic, The Sound of Music. The cast list has been announced and rehearsals are already underway: Maria Rachael Opdenaker Captain von Trapp Patrick Hodgson Mother Abbess Miranda Waldvogel […]

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