Archive for August, 2016

Smooth start to the new school year!

Smooth start to the new school year!

| August 29, 2016

Thanks to our students, parents, bus drivers, teachers and support staff, the 2016-2017 school year has had a great beginning in the Solanco School District! “We are off to a wonderful start! Students arrived to school today excited and ready to learn,” Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss said. ”While some of our students were a bit nervous […]

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Solanco teacher earns prestigious award

Solanco teacher earns prestigious award

| August 26, 2016

Solanco High School chemistry teacher Jessica Tipping is a winner of a WGAL Teacher Impact Award. “This award is designed to recognize teachers who have made a significant difference in the lives of their students,” WGAL Executive Assistant Laura Warner wrote in a letter to Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss. “When I received the call […]

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Class of 2020 receives rousing welcome at the high school!

Class of 2020 receives rousing welcome at the high school!

| August 24, 2016

With all of the boisterous spirit of a pep rally, Solanco’s unique and innovative 9th grade orientation featured incoming freshmen receiving a wildly enthusiastic welcome to the high school by upperclassmen. The upperclassmen - 10th, 11th and 12th grade students who are part of Link Crew - volunteered to be at the high school prior to 8 a.m. on one […]

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23 new teachers will greet students on Monday

23 new teachers will greet students on Monday

| August 23, 2016

There will be new teachers in each of Solanco’s seven schools for the 2016-2017 school year. A total of 23 new teachers are joining the Solanco School District, along with two new school counselors, and a new school nurse, school psychologist and college advisor. In the photo are new teachers at the secondary level: front row […]

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Five inducted into Distinguished Teachers program

Five inducted into Distinguished Teachers program

| August 23, 2016

  Five outstanding teachers in the Solanco School District – Rebecca Gajecki, Carrie Falduts, Matt Reiprich, Sara Parrish and Cynthia Sangrey – have been inducted into the district’s special Distinguished Teacher program. Distinguished Teachers is a prestigious award that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership.     Rebecca Gajecki, Instructional technology coach […]

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Shuttle bus information

Shuttle bus information

| August 12, 2016

The Solanco Transportation Department has released important shuttle bus information. The information pertains to high school students who at the end of the school day will board a shuttle bus which will take them to either Smith or Swift middle school where they will exit the shuttle bus and board the bus that will take them […]

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No changes in school meal prices

| August 8, 2016

The prices charged for breakfast and lunch served in Solanco schools will remain the same as last year. When the new school year begins August 29, the price for breakfast in elementary schools will be $1.25, while in the middle schools and high school the breakfast price will be $1.40. The price for lunch in […]

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Solanco holds first-ever basketball coaches’ clinic

Solanco holds first-ever basketball coaches’ clinic

| August 8, 2016

Legendary basketball coach Bobby Hurley (center) with Solanco boys basketball head coach Scott Long (left) and Solanco Athletic Director Anthony Hall at the recent Solanco Basketball Coaches’ Clinic. Hurley  coached St. Anthony’s basketball for an astonishing 44 years. He has more than 1,000 wins, his teams have won state championships, seven of his players went on to become […]

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