Archive for June, 2014

School construction projects underway

| June 25, 2014

Work crews are very busy this summer enlarging and improving Solanco High School and Quarryville Elementary.   The project at Quarryville involves increased security and improved accessibility at the main entrance and school office. At the high school, crews are building a new weightlifting room near the the gymnasium  adjacent to the football field. Re-locating the weight room from the second floor […]

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A time of transition at Solanco

A time of transition at Solanco

| June 25, 2014

Solanco’s new assistant superintendent is Dr. Robert J. Dangler, who was previously Solanco’s Director of Pupil services. ”I have had the opportunity to watch our district grow and reinvent itself to improve the educational environment our students experience. I look forward to continuing these positive traditions, and working alongside you to ensure a learning atmosphere that […]

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Christina McLaughlin is the new principal at Providence

Christina McLaughlin is the new principal at Providence

| June 23, 2014

Former Smith Middle School Assistant Principal Christina McLaughlin has become the new principal at Providence Elementary. In addition to Smith, McLaughlin has also served as assistant principal at Solanco High School for two years. “I feel truly honored to be serving as the new principal at Providence Elementary,” McLaughlin said. “The school has a strong tradition of support […]

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School board approves $50.93-million budget for 2014-2015 – budget is within the state’s Act 1 cap

School board approves $50.93-million budget for 2014-2015 – budget is within the state’s Act 1 cap

| June 4, 2014

The Solanco School Board has adopted a $50.93-million budget for the 2014-2015 school year. The budget includes a tax increase of 2.5-percent which meets the state’s Act 1 cap of 2.5-percent for Solanco. Solanco’s millage rate will increase from the current 11.5161 to 11.8040 mills. The tax increase adds $28.79 to the tax payment for […]

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