Archive for November, 2015

Local residents provide strong support for Solanco students in Extraordinary Give!

Local residents provide strong support for Solanco students in Extraordinary Give!

| November 25, 2015

Our community donated nearly $5,000 to the Solanco Education Foundation through the recent Extraordinary Give! “The Solanco Education Foundation greatly appreciates the generous donations and support,” foundation vice president Susan Broomell said. “These important gifts will help establish a new scholarship fund that will focus on first-generation college students who are the first in their family […]

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Happy Thanksgiving – students abundantly demonstrate the holiday spirit

Happy Thanksgiving – students abundantly demonstrate the holiday spirit

| November 24, 2015

Solanco schools will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Friday and Monday (Nov. 26, 27, and Nov. 30). The Solanco School District wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving featuring lots of quality time with family and friends! Be safe in your holiday travels. The Thanksgiving and holiday spirit is abundant among students, teachers and staff […]

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Middle school students honored

Middle school students honored

| November 23, 2015

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students at both Smith and Swift middle schools is invited to a 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 […]

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Strong man delivers important message to students

Strong man delivers important message to students

| November 23, 2015

One of world’s strongest men visited Bart-Colerain Elementary recently, and to prove it he used his hands to roll up a frying pan, bent a metal rod with his teeth, and easily broke a baseball bat. Students and staff were amazed with Jon Pritikin’s demonstration of strength. In addition to muscle power, Jon Pritikin also […]

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FFA students win national awards in horse evaluation

FFA students win national awards in horse evaluation

| November 23, 2015

Solanco FFA students earned individual and team bronze emblems during the National FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) held in Louisville, Kentucky. From left to right in the photo are Solanco FFA Advisor Stephanie Balmer, and award-winning students Kendra Corbin, Alexis Jackson, Alayna Crossen and Stephani Lombardi. Each of the students has been presented with individual bronze […]

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Yearbooks can be ordered online

| November 23, 2015

Solanco High School students can purchase 2015-2016 yearbooks online at www.balfour.com. Solanco High School Lead Business Teacher Stacy Shelton said yearbooks cost $66, plus there is a $1 online processing fee.      

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Thank you for participating in American Education Week activities

Thank you for participating in American Education Week activities

| November 19, 2015

Parental involvement in their children’s education is critically important to children’s success in school. The Solanco School District is encouraged and appreciative of the many parents and grandparents who spent time with their children in school last week during American Education Week. Smith Middle School demonstrates just how strong parent involvement was in all of our […]

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National Honor Society inductees

National Honor Society inductees

| November 19, 2015

To qualify for induction into the National Honor Society, students must demonstrate scholarship (3.5 or higher GPA), character (attained through no major disciplinary infractions and two letters of reference), leadership (displayed in clubs, sports and/or jobs), and service (consistent volunteering with local agencies, tutoring and others). Students who are accepted into the National Honor Society […]

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