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Elite recognition for supremely talented Solanco artist Chesley Ledesma

Elite recognition for supremely talented Solanco artist Chesley Ledesma

| June 2, 2020

Chesley Ledesma, Solanco Class of 2020, has been awarded the full-tuition 2020 Donald R. Caldwell Scholarship for four years to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia! This prestigious, full-tuition scholarship has been awarded to Chesley based on the exceptional excellence of her portfolio of work. In addition to the Donald R. Caldwell full-tuition scholarship […]

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Top students honored in Senior Awards Night virtual ceremony

Top students honored in Senior Awards Night virtual ceremony

| May 28, 2020

Solanco’s top academic seniors and other successful students have been honored during virtual Senior Awards Night broadcast on the Solanco website. Many of the scholarships and awards are made possible through generous donations from local businesses and organizations. Academic Excellence Awards  are presented to seniors with an unweighted GPA of 4.0 to 3.9 in the seventh […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

| May 28, 2020

The Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. In addition to its annual $1,000 scholarships, the SEF also awarded its $1,000 “Futures Scholarship” for a student who will be one of the first people in their family to attend college […]

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Video – Senior Awards Night ceremony

| May 28, 2020

Talented and hard-working students have been honored with scholarships and elite recognition during a virtual Senior Awards Night ceremony. The ceremony can be viewed on Solanco YouTube. Top scholars and outstanding student athletes  received thousands of dollars in scholarships, thanks in large part to generous donations from local businesses and community organizations. Congratulations and best wishes […]

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GIANT-Solanco partnership supports our community

| May 26, 2020

GIANT has made a very generous donation to the Solanco School District in support of Solanco’s food distribution program during the covid-19 pandemic. “The GIANT Company is proud to support local school districts feeding their students and families in need during this unprecedented time,” said Ashley Mahaffey, Community Relations Coordinator The GIANT Company. ”Our purpose is Connecting […]

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Twelve dedicated Solanco staff members are retiring

| May 20, 2020

Twelve employees, with more than 330 years of combined service in the Solanco School District, are retiring. They include an elementary school principal, seven teachers, including four who received prestigious Distinguished Teacher recognition during their careers, and four support staff members. “My appreciation for these educators is beyond words, and the impact they have had […]

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Sara Parrish to become new principal at Bart-Colerain Elementary

Sara Parrish to become new principal at Bart-Colerain Elementary

| May 19, 2020

Sara Parrish, who has served as assistant principal at Solanco High School for the current school year, will become the new principal at Bart-Colerain Elementary School.  She will succeed current Bart-Colerain Principal Sandy Haines, who is retiring in June. Prior to assistant principal at the high school, Parrish served as Learning Support Teacher and 8th Grade Teacher […]

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Video – Solanco Scholars recognition

| May 14, 2020

The virtual Solanco Scholars ceremony was first broadcast on Thursday, May 14, and the broadcast is still available for viewing via this link - Solanco YouTube. Solanco Scholars ceremony is a celebration of the academic excellence and perseverance of deserving Solanco High School scholars.  Many individual awards are given to students in excellent academic standing.  4.0 […]

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