Archive for May, 2015

Spinal surgeon Dr. Greenleaf will be Distinguished Speaker at graduation

Spinal surgeon Dr. Greenleaf will be Distinguished Speaker at graduation

| May 22, 2015

Dr. Robert Greenleaf, salutatorian for the Solanco Class of 1995 and now a spinal surgeon with Reconstructive Orthopedics in New Jersey, will be the Distinguished Speaker during graduation ceremonies to be held Tuesday, June 9 at the Solanco High School football field. At Solanco, Greenleaf was an outstanding wrestler with many impressive accomplishments that include […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| May 18, 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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Successful students earn Solanco Scholars recognition

Successful students earn Solanco Scholars recognition

| May 15, 2015

Congratulations to 11th, 10th and 9th grade students whose outstanding performances and academic successes were recognized Wednesday during the  Solanco Scholars ceremony. The Solanco Scholars program rewards students who perform at a high level of academic excellence. The program is designed to recognize students who have exhibited the characteristics of a true “scholar.” Solanco Scholars: Matthew […]

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Another successful Ophelia Day

Another successful Ophelia Day

| May 8, 2015

Friday (May 8) was the annual Ophelia Day at Solanco High School. Ophelia Day is a unique and uplifting event that is very popular among the students involved. Special needs students from our elementary schools visit the high school and “buddy up” with high school students and together they enjoy games, fun, food and friendship. The games and events […]

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Three chosen for Distinguished Teacher recognition

Three chosen for Distinguished Teacher recognition

| May 8, 2015

Three Solanco teachers, one each from the high school, middle school and elementary level, have been chosen for induction into Solanco’s special Distinguished Teacher program. They are, left to right in the photo, Solanco High School science teacher Stephanie Jones, Swift Middle School special education teacher Nancy Hudacs, and Providence Elementary School first grade teacher Megan Carson. […]

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Meteorologist Christine Ferreira at Providence

Meteorologist Christine Ferreira at Providence

| May 5, 2015

WGAL TV-8 Meteorologist Christine Ferreira visited Providence Elementary second grade students and provided them with interesting information about tornadoes (wind speeds up to 300 mph), lightning (temperatures reaching 50,000 degrees), and hurricanes (Hurricane Andrew in Florida in 1992 was the last category 5 hurricane to hit the U.S.). She also discussed Doppler radar, weather balloons, blizzards, […]

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Solanco honors retiring teachers and staff

Solanco honors retiring teachers and staff

| May 5, 2015

Eleven Solanco School District employees, including seven teachers, a guidance counselor, a librarian, a health room aide, and the district receptionist, have announced their retirements. During the May 4 Solanco School Board meeting, the retirees were honored by Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss for their long and successful careers and their outstanding service to students, […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| May 5, 2015

The Students of the Month were honored by Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and school board directors during the May 4 Solanco School Board meeting. Front row: Olivia Roark (3rd grade, Quarryville Elementary), Logan Greineder (3rd, Bart-Colerain), Amber Peifer (1st, Clermont). Back row: Hannah Groff (7th, Smith), Amber Kirk (10th, high school), Jacob Smolik (7th, […]

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