Archive for March, 2015

Solanco students in Engineering Olympics

Solanco students in Engineering Olympics

| March 30, 2015

Solanco High School was well-represented at the Engineering Olympics held recently at Wilkes University. The team of Liam Hodgson and Leeann Haywood finished first in the Logic Gate Challenge. Emelyn Hatch and Gavin Fox (photo) captured second place in the Cigar Box Guitar Challenge. Ian Birdwell and Alexis Davis finished third in an electronic challenge, […]

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Middle school students honored

Middle school students honored

| March 30, 2015

Each month a Swift and Smith middle schools, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to  breakfast with their parents and Principal, Paul Gladfelter.  Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Named to the Swift Middle School Breakfast Club for February 2015 […]

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Solanco grad earns scholarship to teach abroad

| March 27, 2015

Michael Malloy, Solanco Class of 2011 and a student at Franklin and  Marshall College, has received a Fulbright Scholarship for next year. The Fulbright U.S. Scholarship Program offers opportunities for American scholars to conduct research, lecture, and/or consult with other scholars and institutions aboard. Following his graduation from F & M this spring, Michael will […]

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Middle school students in science and engineering fair

Middle school students in science and engineering fair

| March 27, 2015

Solanco middle school students put in strong performances in this week’s North Museum Science and Engineering Fair (NMSEF) at Franklin and Marshall College, highlighted by Reyse Taylor winning two 2nd place auxiliary awards. Reyse (photo), a student at Swift, received the awards from the Lancaster County Firemen’s Association and Union Fire Company No. 1 for […]

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Dan Neff – D1 All-America

Dan Neff – D1 All-America

| March 27, 2015

Solanco 2011 graduate and state champion wrestler Dan Neff has become Solanco’s first wrestler to earn Division 1 All America wrestling honors in college. Dan now wrestles for Lock Haven University and earned All-America recognition with a strong eighth place finish in the 2015 NCAA Division I Championships held in St. Louis. In the photo […]

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Smith students earn elite national recognition

Smith students earn elite national recognition

| March 27, 2015

Smith Middle School 8th grader Aidan McBride (center) scored in the 99th percentile on a MATHCON exam that was taken by 45,000 students nationwide! That fantastic performance has earned him the opportunity to compete with 700 of the brightest math students in the United States during the National MATHCON Test in Chicago on April 25. […]

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Show off your talents – audition for the Variety Show

Show off your talents – audition for the Variety Show

| March 27, 2015

Can you sing? Dance? Juggle? Are you a musician, or a magician? All local residents with an entertaining talent are invited to audition for the Renaissance Variety Show to be held at Solanco High School at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Auditions for students and community members will be held Tuesday through Thursday, April […]

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Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

| March 24, 2015

Solanco impressively placed four students in this year’s LLMEA Middle School Honors Band Festival (LLMEA is Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators’ Association). There were only 80 spots to fill in this year’s Honors Band, and students from more than 40 schools were eligible, and one school placing four was a noteworthy accomplishment. Congratulations to Jack Hertzler (Smith […]

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