Archive for October, 2016

Coats for Kids collection effort is underway

Coats for Kids collection effort is underway

| October 31, 2016

Winter clothing is starting to pile up at Solanco schools as the annual Coats for Kids (of all ages) campaign hits high gear, and more is needed! Students, parents and other community members are donating new or gently-used coats, jackets, heavy sweaters, hat, scarves, gloves and mittens which will be donated to local residents who need […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| October 31, 2016

Smith Middle School students who have displayed good character have been treated to a breakfast with their parents and Smith Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club and, unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast Club winners are selected on the guidelines of respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, […]

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Today is the day to support Solanco students and families through the Extraordinary Give!

Today is the day to support Solanco students and families through the Extraordinary Give!

| October 27, 2016

On Friday (Nov. 18), our entire community can support Solanco students by donating to the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) through the Extraordinary Give. Money donated to the foundation through the Extraordinary Give will be used to provide scholarships to graduating seniors, helping them and their families offset the significant cost of college and continuing education. Donations […]

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Eric Hopkins wins football honors

| October 27, 2016

Congratulations to Solanco running back Eric Hopkins, who has been named PennLive’s Lancaster-Lebanon League Player of the Week. Hopkins has run wild during the past two weeks, with 258 yards rushing in Friday’s big win over Ephrata, which followed 220 yards against Cedar Crest the week before. Tomorrow (Friday, October 28), Solanco will battle the […]

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Girls soccer wins sportsmanship award

Girls soccer wins sportsmanship award

| October 24, 2016

For the second consecutive year, the Solanco girls varsity soccer team has earned the Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 2 Sportsmanship Award, acknowledging the team’s exemplary conduct and sportsmanship on the field. In the photo are player Jenevieve Eberly with coach Ken Yoder. At the recent 2016 Lancaster-Lebanon League Girls Soccer All-Star Banquet, Jenevieve was named a […]

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Golf awards and honors

Golf awards and honors

| October 24, 2016

Jonathon Rush led the Solanco golf team in scoring this season and also won the individual scoring average for Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 2. Jonathon and his teammates were honored recently at the annual golf banquet at Gallery Grille at the Tanglewood Manor Golf Course. In the photo are the award recipients who were honored by […]

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FFA students earn high national honors!

FFA students earn high national honors!

| October 24, 2016

The Solanco FFA Dairy Judging team of Amber Kirk, Hanna Welk, Kyle Phipps and Madison Jackson (left to right in the photo) did very well at the National FFA Dairy Evaluation Career Development Event held in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 19 and 20. “Hanna and Amber each received gold recognition while Kyle and Maddie received […]

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Marissa Witmer honored for her research into Alzheimer’s Disease

Marissa Witmer honored for her research into Alzheimer’s Disease

| October 21, 2016

Congratulations to Solanco High School senior Marissa Witmer has received a distinguished award from the Alzheimer’s Association. At its recent Grand Purple Gala, the association presented its Angel of Alzheimer’s Award to Marissa for her research, “Reducing the Risk of Alzheimer’s in Type 2 Diabetes Patients.” The award is presented to “a person who embodies a […]

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