Archive for June, 2015

FFA students earn top honors in state competition

FFA students earn top honors in state competition

| June 19, 2015

Solanco FFA students have excelled at the State Convention/FFA week at Penn State University! FFA teacher Kelly Lichtley said 11 of Solanco’s 17 participating students earned a medal, and two teams won their competitions. Solanco’s horse judging team is the top team in the state! Congratulations to team members, left to right in the photo, […]

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Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

| June 18, 2015

  Congratulations to 2015 Solanco grad and wrestling standout Bo Spiller (photo), who has been named Lancaster Newspapers Male High School Athlete of the Year, and to Billy Cooney for earning track Athlete of the Year recognition. Solanco High School Athletic Director Anthony Hall provided the following lists of Solanco spring sports all-stars:     […]

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Golf tournament September 11 at Meadia will benefit Solanco students and teachers

Golf tournament September 11 at Meadia will benefit Solanco students and teachers

| June 15, 2015

The popular Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament to support the Solanco Education Foundation will be Friday, September 11 at Meadia Heights Golf Club (shotgun start at 12 noon). The Solanco Education Foundation will use proceeds from the tournament to provide scholarships to graduating Solanco seniors who continue their education beyond high school, and also grants to […]

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Class of 2015 graduates from Solanco High School

Class of 2015 graduates from Solanco High School

| June 10, 2015

They did it – 275 seniors have graduated from Solanco High School! An evening filled with cheers, tears, pride and deep reflection on Tuesday featured presentations by Distinguished Speaker Dr. Robert Greenleaf, class valedictorian Gabrielle Redcay, salutatorian Seana Armstrong, class president Carly Allport, and high school principal Brian Gallagher. Dr. Robert Greenleaf, a spinal surgeon, was […]

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Scott Long is assistant high school principal

Scott Long is assistant high school principal

| June 9, 2015

Scott Long has become Assistant Principal at Solanco High School. Previously, he had been physical education teacher at Smith Middle School. Long came to the Solanco School District in 2012 from the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13. He has also served as a teacher in the health and physical education department in the Pequea Valley School District. […]

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School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

| June 9, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved a final budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The $52.9-million budget contains a tax increase of 2.50-percent that is needed to offset a 21-percent mandated increase in pension costs to the district. The Solanco School District continues to have the lowest real estate tax rate among the 16 school districts […]

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Solanco athletes and their future plans

Solanco athletes and their future plans

| June 2, 2015

The photos feature seniors, both girls and boys, who have participated in sports at Solanco. There is  information about each student, including the sport(s) they participated in at Solanco, and their college, military or other plans following high school graduation. The students in bold with * next to their name have signed a letter of intent to participate […]

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Distinguished recognition for talented art students

Distinguished recognition for talented art students

| June 1, 2015

Nine Solanco High School students have been juried into the Teen Art Exhibition: Come as You Are/Express Yourself at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! “This is a phenomenal honor for these students to have their work selected for exhibition in this prestigious, world-class museum,” their art teacher Candace Rakers said. The students are (left to right […]

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