Archive for January, 2017

Swift’s top spellers

Swift’s top spellers

| January 20, 2017

Congratulations to Swift Spelling Bee champion Adam Lisinski (center), and runners-up Ellie Mankin (left) and Paige Althoff. “We had another fierce competition on our hands,” Swift 8th grade language arts teacher Molly Conrad said. “With words like ‘implacable,’ ‘burglarious,’ and ‘conflagration,’ students faced quite a challenge. Our winning word came in the 6th round with the […]

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$1,000 scholarships available

| January 19, 2017

Applications are now available for $1,000 scholarships to be awarded by the Solanco Education Foundation  to graduating seniors in the Solanco Class of 2017 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. […]

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Middle school students chosen for band festival

Middle school students chosen for band festival

| January 19, 2017

Eight Smith and Swift students are being recognized as among the most talented middle school musicians in Lancaster County! They have earned the opportunity to perform in the LLMEA Band South Festival on March 18 at Lancaster Mennonite High School.   Solanco Middle School Band Director Elizabeth Martin said the students from Smith are Tristan Rush (trombone), […]

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Spring musical – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – March 10 and 11

Spring musical – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – March 10 and 11

| January 17, 2017

“We have finished vocal rehearsals and have started staging this fully sung rock opera,” Solanco High School spring musical director Erin Brubaker said. Rehearsals are underway  for student performances of this year’s spring musical, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Here is the synopsis provided by licensing company Rodgers and Hammerstein: […]

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Solanco app for school delays and cancellations

Solanco app for school delays and cancellations

| January 13, 2017

The Solanco app provides students, parents Solanco staff and community members with quick, reliable and convenient notification of school delays, cancellations and other events as they occur in Solanco. The mobile app can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store onto smart phones, tablets, ipads and other electronic mobile devices. Leave […]

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Student immunization program

| January 13, 2017

Solanco is participating in a federally-funded program that will provide important vaccines to students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are eligible and in need of the vaccines. Solanco High School nurse Andrea Cook said eligible students include those with no insurance or whose insurance does not cover vaccinations, Medicaid eligible or enrolled patient, and American Indian […]

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UGI and Fulton Bank honored for generous donations in support of students and teachers

UGI and Fulton Bank honored for generous donations in support of students and teachers

| January 11, 2017

UGI Utilities, Inc. and Fulton Bank are providing important financial resources that create enhanced educational opportunities for Solanco students and teachers. At the January 9 Solanco School Board meeting, Solanco Education Foundation President Susan Broomell (center) honored Fulton Bank President and COO Curt Myers (left), and UGI Community Relations Manager Tammie Lowry (right), for Fulton […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| January 10, 2017

The students in the photo have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss, the Solanco School Board, and their principals as the Students of the Month for December. Front row: Kierra Crawford (5th, Quarryville), Autumn Spade (5th, Clermont), Brooke Hiatt (3rd, Providence). Back row: Ryan Foreacre (5th, Bart-Colerain), Natalie Bowman (11th, Solanco High School), Anthony Solis Morales […]

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