Archive for April, 2015

Aidan McBride excels on National MATHCON exam!

Aidan McBride excels on National MATHCON exam!

| April 29, 2015

Smith Middle School 8th grader Aidan McBride (center) put in an exceptional performance in Chicago during the National MATHCON Test! Aidan scored a 227, which was good for 13th place among the approximately 700 eighth graders who took test! The top math students in the U.S. in grades 6 through 12 took the test (about […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| April 27, 2015

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast […]

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Act Out Loud promotes safe driving and responsible decision-making by students

Act Out Loud promotes safe driving and responsible decision-making by students

| April 24, 2015

Solanco seniors Kaitlyn Ashley (left) and Taylor Wagoner (right), and Solanco High School Nurse Andrea Cook  (center), are working together to protect students from the dangers of drinking and driving, texting while driving, and driving while distracted. It is the annual Act Out Loud program, and with  graduation coming soon, and the spring and summer […]

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Solanco School Board hires basketball and cheerleading coaches

Solanco School Board hires basketball and cheerleading coaches

| April 21, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Scott Long as head coach of the Solanco boys varsity basketball team. Long is Dean of Students at Solanco High School, and for the past five seasons he has served as head coach of the Penn Manor girls varsity basketball team. In addition, he has been an […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| April 14, 2015

In the photo are the Solanco Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board on Monday, April 13. Front row: Robert Groff (kindergarten, Providence Elementary), Lydia Young (1st, Clermont), Andersen Miller (1st, Quarryville). Second row: Kyle Osborne (8th, Swift), Darren Wheary (10th, high school), Brooke Wheeler […]

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Solanco to have three contestants in Miss Pennsylvania

Solanco to have three contestants in Miss Pennsylvania

| April 13, 2015

Incredibly, two Solanco seniors and a 2011 Solanco graduate have qualified to compete in this year’s Miss Pennsylvania Pageant! Senior Donna Montgomery (left), Solanco grad Marla Peiffer (center) and senior Madison Lasko will be among the 40 contestants in Miss Pennsylvania competing for thousands of dollars in scholarship money and the opportunity to participate in the Miss America Pageant in […]

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Download the Solanco app

| April 10, 2015

The Solanco School District is launching an app that will further strengthen its communication with parents, students, teachers and staff, PTOs, booster clubs and community members. The mobile app can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store onto smart phones, tablets, ipads and other electronic mobile devices. The app features current […]

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UK students and teachers visit Solanco

UK students and teachers visit Solanco

| April 7, 2015

An eight-year, long-distance friendship has been renewed this week as 35 students and six teachers and administrators from Blackburn, England are visiting Solanco. Blackburn is in County Lancashire. Students from St. Bede’s High School have “buddied-up” with Solanco students and together they are attending classes at the high school and visiting with Solanco teachers. Sharing and learning opportunities between […]

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