Archive for January, 2016

Solanco wrestlers claim another section title!

| January 30, 2016

Seven! The Solanco wrestling team has accomplished an amazing feat, winning its seventh consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League section 1 title with a big 52-15 win over Warwick. “I believe the guys were on and up for this match,” head coach John Little said. “They were extremely focused and executed their moves with great precision. What a […]

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January 25 snow day will be made up March 11

January 25 snow day will be made up March 11

| January 27, 2016

The day of school lost on Monday, January 25 because of the winter storm will be made up on Friday, March 11. Students and teachers will be in school and classes will be in session on Friday, March 11. Schools were originally scheduled to be closed on Friday, March 11, but school will be in session […]

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Swift Spelling Bee top finishers

Swift Spelling Bee top finishers

| January 26, 2016

  Twenty-five rounds of “fierce competition” was required before 6th grader Eric Reinhardt (center) emerged as the winner of the 43rd annual Swift Middle School Spelling Bee! Teacher Molly Wishneski said, “Spellers captivated the audience until Eric was crowned champion on the word ‘solstice.’” Sixth grader Maysie Buchheister (left) came in third, while 8th grader Brandon Daniel […]

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Distinguished honor for Solanco musician Liam Hodgson

Distinguished honor for Solanco musician Liam Hodgson

| January 22, 2016

An impressive audition has earned Solanco High School student Liam Hodgson on the trumpet the opportunity to perform in the PMEA District 7 Band Festival. “The highly-competitive auditions regularly have more than 1,000 students from about 70 schools in southeastern and southcentral Pennsylvania competing for a position in the band and orchestra,” Solanco High School […]

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Students earn selection to county band

Students earn selection to county band

| January 21, 2016

The musical skills of talented Solanco students have earned them selection the Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association Band South Festival. Congratulations to, front row, Ben Weyman (percussion), Ryan Argenti (clarinet), Alyssa Stauffer (French horn), and back row, Brandon Smyth (trumpet), Liam Hodgson (trumpet), Tim Schmitt (trombone), and Sam Broomell (baritone sax).  Not in the photo is Mady […]

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Scholarships available from Solanco Education Foundation

Scholarships available from Solanco Education Foundation

| January 20, 2016

The Solanco Education Foundation will award six or more $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in the Solanco Class of 2016 who will continue their education beyond high school. Selection criteria include average or better class standing and scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, and good character, leadership and moral standards. Scholarship applications are […]

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Millersville baseball teams up with Clermont 2nd grader

Millersville baseball teams up with Clermont 2nd grader

| January 18, 2016

Clermont 2nd grader Keith Wagner has signed on with the Millersville Marauders baseball team! Keith is an avid sports fan; however, medical issues, including a kidney transplant 18 months ago, prevent him from participating in sports as much as he would like to. Keith’s mother, Tonya Wagner, said they become involved with Team Impact, an […]

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Wrestlers earn medals at Escape the Rock

Wrestlers earn medals at Escape the Rock

| January 18, 2016

“The boys were aggressive and tenacious on the mat,” Solanco wrestling head coach John Little said, and that earned them an impressive 17th place finish in the extremely competitive Escape the Rock Tournament at Council Rock High School. Three Solanco wrestlers earned medals (photo): Ben Root with an 8th place finish at 171 pounds, Grayson […]

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