Archive for October, 2015

News from the Solanco Education Foundation

News from the Solanco Education Foundation

| October 29, 2015

The Solanco Education Foundation is proud to unveil its new banner. The Foundation strongly supports the Solanco School District by providing funding for enhanced educational opportunities for students and teachers, yet the foundation is a 501 (c)3 organization that is independent from the district. During the past 12 years the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) has […]

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Smith students communicate anti-drug message

Smith students communicate anti-drug message

| October 28, 2015

It’s been a colorful, interesting week at Smith Middle School where students have been creative in conveying a strong anti-drug message. They have dressed in eye-catching colors and themes, and there has been a strong emphasis on self-respect, ignoring and overcoming peer pressure, and helping friends say “no” to drugs. In this photo, students dressed in mis-matched clothes […]

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Solanco singers selected for choral festivals

Solanco singers selected for choral festivals

| October 27, 2015

Talented Solanco singers “have had an awesome audition season for the choral festivals,” and Solanco music teacher Erin Brubaker said Solanco will be well-represented by the outstanding vocalists who have been chosen to participate in the county and district chorus festivals this fall. Front row: Ben Weyman, Tyler Turpen, Ian Birdwell, Wyatt Urbine. Back row: Emily Zook, […]

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Middle school students honored

Middle school students honored

| October 26, 2015

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students at both Swift and Smith middle schools 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. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, Breakfast […]

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Youngsters enjoy Halloween Hallways

Youngsters enjoy Halloween Hallways

| October 23, 2015

Solanco High School hallways last evening were jammed packed with little princesses, super heroes, ballerinas, cowboys and other Halloween favorites. About 800 youngsters in costume and their parents visited the high school to enjoy the incredibly-popular Halloween Hallways event put on each year by high school students. One of the more popular attractions was this […]

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Red Ribbon Week at Smith – students unite against drug use

Red Ribbon Week at Smith – students unite against drug use

| October 23, 2015

A number of interesting activities will be held at Smith Middle School to increase student awareness of the dangers of drug abuse, and to help students avoid using drugs. This week is Red Ribbon Week at Smith, and teachers and students will discuss peer pressure, and how students can use positive peer pressure to help […]

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Homecoming Week in Solanco

Homecoming Week in Solanco

| October 16, 2015

Here are the young ladies in the Solanco 2015 homecoming court. Front row: Marissa Witmer, Abby Heidelbaugh, Emily Duvall, Albrea Doss and Tianna Beiler. Back row: Jesse Bates, Kylie Stoltzfus, Jenevieve Eberly, Kelly Cook and Jamie Herr. Solanco’s homecoming queen will be announced during the 7 p.m. Solanco football game against Elizabethtown on Friday, October […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| October 6, 2015

Attached is a photo of the Students of the Month who were honored at the Solanco School Board meeting on October 5. Front row: Avery Hughes (kindergarten, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Wyatt Davis (5th, Providence Elementary), Devon Dowell (1st, Clermont Elementary). Back row: Nicole Kudia (8th, Smith Middle School), Kyle Williams (12th, high school), Nicole Taylor (8th, […]

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