Archive for February, 2016

Wyatt Jennings will wrestle in states

Wyatt Jennings will wrestle in states

| February 29, 2016

Congratulations to Solanco wrestler Wyatt Jennings (left), who will compete in the PIAA State Wrestling Championships March 10, 11 and 12 at the Giant Center in Hershey. Wyatt earned the opportunity to wrestle in states based on his strong 4th place finish at 145 pounds in the south central regional AAA tournament at the Hershey Park […]

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Scholarship opportunities for Solanco seniors

Scholarship opportunities for Solanco seniors

| February 29, 2016

The Solanco High School Guidance Department has published a list of scholarships available to Solanco High School seniors. Applications are available in the guidance department, and they must be completed and returned to the guidance office no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, April 1. Here is the complete SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY 2016.

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Emelyn Hatch wins Scholastic Writing Awards

Emelyn Hatch wins Scholastic Writing Awards

| February 26, 2016

Last year, Emelyn Hatch’s writing talent earned her high honors at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and she is once again receiving prestigious recognition for her outstanding writing skills. Emelyn, a senior at Solanco High School, has earned multiple honors from the Scholastic Writing Awards, including a Gold Key for poetry collection, two Silver Keys […]

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The Great Book Swap at the high school

The Great Book Swap at the high school

| February 25, 2016

The Great Book Swap is immensely popular among high school students, teachers and staff – in previous years as many as 900 books were brought in and exchanged! Solanco High School Librarian Emily Dawley  has announced that the first segment of this year’s fourth annual Great Book Swap will be Tuesday, March 1 to Tuesday, March 8, when […]

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Spring musical – The Pajama Game – March 10, 11 and 12

Spring musical – The Pajama Game – March 10, 11 and 12

| February 24, 2016

Talented Solanco actors and actresses rehearsing for their upcoming performances of the spring musical, The Pajama Game, are AJ Beyer as Sid Sorokin (kneeling), Gloria Steinhauer as Babe Williams (seated on AJ’s knee), and back row: Kara Richards as Mabel, Ian Birdwell as Prez, Tyler Turpen as Hines, and Rachel Opdenaker as Gladys. Tickets are […]

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Middle school students honored

Middle school students honored

| February 22, 2016

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

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New scholarship for students who are first in their family to seek post-secondary education

| February 22, 2016

The Solanco Education Foundation has created a new “first-generation” post-secondary scholarship for Solanco seniors. The Solanco Futures Scholarship will provide valuable financial assistance for students whose parents or guardians did not attend college or trade school. Students planning to attend a 4-year college or university, 2-year community or junior college, or vocational-trade school are eligible […]

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Rhoads Energy provides valuable support for education in Solanco

Rhoads Energy provides valuable support for education in Solanco

| February 19, 2016

Rhoads Energy is a strong supporter of education in Solanco, and has once again provided a generous donation to the Solanco Education Foundation that will provide valuable resources for important educational projects in Solanco. In the photo, Rhoads Energy CEO Michael F. DeBerdine III (right) presents a check to Sandy Tucker with the Solanco Education […]

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