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Honors for Solanco girls basketball

| February 26, 2020

Coach Chad McDowell and four players on the Solanco girls basketball team have received special honors in recognition of their successful season! Following his team’s second consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 3 championship, Coach McDowell has been named the section 3 coach of the year, and Jenna Dombach, Nikki Trout,  Jade Eshelman and Iiynd Rapant have earned all-star and academic […]

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Parent training on March 19: Understanding trauma, and supporting children impacted by trauma

| February 25, 2020

Experiencing trauma may have a significant impact on how a child functions, communicates and performs in school. The Solanco School District is offering important training that will help parents better understand trauma and enable them to more effectively provide support for their child or children impacted by trauma. The free, two-hour training session is open to […]

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Wrestlers Flatt and Yannutz headed to states

Wrestlers Flatt and Yannutz headed to states

| February 24, 2020

Dominic Flatt, top photo. With strong performances in regionals, Solanco wrestlers Dominic Flatt and Nick Yannutz have earned the opportunity to compete in the PIAA State Championships in Hershey. Dominic claimed the second spot at 106 pounds in regionals, while Nick captured fourth place at 195 pounds. “Congratulations to these two  young men for a […]

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Distinguished recognition for high school teacher Erin Byrnes

Distinguished recognition for high school teacher Erin Byrnes

| February 20, 2020

Solanco High School teacher Erin Byrnes has been selected as the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (PAFCS). In a letter to Byrnes congratulating her on her award, PAFCS wrote, “The purpose of this award is to identify and recognize outstanding educational programs, methods, techniques and activities integrated […]

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Special education parent training – March 19

| February 18, 2020

The Solanco School District is offering special education training for parents at Solanco High School from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. The  sessions will provide parents with important information and training that will enable them to better support their children and help them attain increased success in school. The sessions include Trauma-Informed Care, Verbal […]

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Kindergarten registration – parents must call to schedule an appointment

Kindergarten registration – parents must call to schedule an appointment

| February 18, 2020

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2020-2021 school year that begins in August. Parents who plan to have their children attend kindergarten must schedule a kindergarten registration appointment with the Solanco School District. Call Cindy Criswell no later than Friday (March 13) at 786-0517. At […]

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High honors for Solanco artists – all invited to celebrate our talented students March 6 in Lancaster

High honors for Solanco artists – all invited to celebrate our talented students March 6 in Lancaster

| February 12, 2020

  Image: Chesley Ledesma, Unwanted Silence, pastel on paper (forwarded to New York for national adjudication) An annual tradition of artistic excellence continues at Solanco, as talented students have earned prestigious awards and recognition for their remarkable art skills. The most acclaimed students include Chesley Ledesma, Lay La Ly, Mackenzie Roth, and Gabrielle Keys, whose […]

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Students in regional STEM competition

Students in regional STEM competition

| February 12, 2020

In a tightly-contested competition, Solanco earned a hard-fought third place finish in the Pennsylvania Governor’s regional STEM Competition (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Solanco’s team members are, left to right in the photo, Caroline Arrowsmith, Gabi Dolan, Jenna Brown, Owen Brazelton, Jack Hertzler. Their entry in the competition involved the unique and important use of drones […]

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