Archive for December, 2015

You’re invited – Education Job Fair on Thursday

You’re invited – Education Job Fair on Thursday

| December 22, 2015

Solanco and other school districts in Lancaster County have important positions to fill, especially substitute teachers. In addition, there is a need for teachers, teacher assistants, secretaries, and cafeteria and custodial positions. Solanco community members and people from throughout the county will have the opportunity to learn more about these positions, and apply for jobs of interest […]

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Clermont and Providence students supporting others during the holidays

Clermont and Providence students supporting others during the holidays

| December 22, 2015

Clermont Elementary students have done it again – another very, very successful food drive for local residents in need during the holiday season! An incredible 7,313 individual items, including food and personal hygiene products, were collected! In the photo, Clermont students celebrate the generosity of students, teachers, parents and other community members while posing with dozens of boxes and containers of oatmeal, […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| December 22, 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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Solanco Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

Solanco Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

| December 22, 2015

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded 11 Academic Venture Grants totaling nearly $5,000 to Solanco teachers that will enable them to provide new educational programs and tools for Solanco students. The grant recipients were recognized at the Solanco School Board meeting on December 21. Front row: Guidance counselor Emily Good, and teachers Krystie Kramer, Cody […]

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Solanco award winners in UN contest

| December 18, 2015

Solanco students continue to excel in Susquehanna Valley Model UN contests. Solanco Teacher of the Gifted Caley Roark said during the most recent Model UN meeting, three Solanco students won awards, making them repeat winners. They are Ian Birdwell who was recognized as Outstanding Statesman for the General Assembly, Hannah Sobotka-Briner who was named Outstanding […]

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Post prom fundraiser

| December 18, 2015

The Solanco 2016 Post Prom is selling Pennsylvania Lottery Raffle Tickets. Tickets that match the Pennsylvania Daily Lottery number will win, and Post Prom committee secretary Kathy Mecouch said “tickets are $10 and cash prizes awarded daily up to $75, and each dollar raised goes directly back to our seniors via increased activities or prizes […]

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The importance of school breakfast

| December 18, 2015

A healthy school breakfast prepares students for success in the classroom every day. Fact:  Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory.  Research indicates the quality of foods children eat impacts cognition – with poor nutrition linked with absenteeism, hunger symptoms and psychosocial problems. Fact:  Students who eat school breakfast attend, on average, 1.5 more […]

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Solanco students spread holiday cheer

Solanco students spread holiday cheer

| December 18, 2015

Solanco FFA students have used their baking skills to express their appreciation for local police, fire and emergency responders. The students baked batches of delicious Christmas cookies and shared them with the Quarryville, Robert Fulton and Rawlinsville fire companies, Quarryville Police Department, and emergency responders in Quarryville and Wakefield. A number of very successful food […]

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