Archive for December, 2013

Solanco community encouraging sportsmanship among sports fans and parents

| December 18, 2013

Due to recent media coverage of fan behavior, particularly related to aggressive and personal verbal attacks of coaches and referees, representatives from Solanco sports booster clubs, parents, and school district personnel came together to discuss ways that this situation could be addressed. While the initial feeling is that this is a societal issue, the group’s […]

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Bart-Colerain celebrates Blue Ribbon award!

Bart-Colerain celebrates Blue Ribbon award!

| December 9, 2013

Bart-Colerain Elementary School has earned the unique distinction of being a two-time recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award for educational excellence. On Monday (Dec. 9) at Bart-Colerain, students and former students, teachers and former teachers, parents, community members, representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and state senator Lloyd Shumker’s office, and Solanco administrators and […]

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School board reorganization

School board reorganization

| December 3, 2013

The Solanco School Board held its annual reorganizational meeting on December 2, and the officers were re-elected to serve another one-year term. Daniel Bender will continue serving as board president, Paul Plechner was re-elected as vice president, and Justin Kreider is the school board treasurer. Solanco School Board members in the photo are, front row: Kurt […]

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Student creates beautiful Christmas card

Student creates beautiful Christmas card

| December 3, 2013

In the photo is Solanco High School junior Donelle Keeport (center) with a Solanco 2013 Christmas card that features her beautiful artwork. Donelle participated in the annual art competition among high school students to design the district’s Christmas card. The theme of the contest was “Winter Birds.” Donelle’s remarkably-detailed chickadee was chosen to be featured on the district’s Christmas […]

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