Archive for February, 2017

Strong performances by Solanco students in Quiz Bowl

Strong performances by Solanco students in Quiz Bowl

| February 27, 2017

“Our Solanco Quiz Bowl Team had one of its best competitions ever at the Conestoga Valley Quiz Bowl Tournament,” Solanco High School social studies teacher Rob Althouse said. “Both our A and B teams made it to the top 16 afternoon play-off rounds, and our B Team made it all the way to the quarterfinals.” In the […]

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Parents invited to Providence to learn about PSSA tests

Parents invited to Providence to learn about PSSA tests

| February 27, 2017

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Swift students honored

Swift students honored

| February 24, 2017

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to breakfast with their parents and Swift 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 on academic performance, Breakfast Club students are selected […]

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Ryan Harris wins essay scholarship – the importance of the spoken word

Ryan Harris wins essay scholarship – the importance of the spoken word

| February 23, 2017

Solanco High School senior Ryan Harris has earned a $1,000 scholarship for an essay he wrote about the importance of parental verbal communication with babies. With Ryan in the photo is Aimee Ketchum of Lititz who has provided the scholarship. Ketchum is a pediatric occupational therapist at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center and she has received national […]

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High school students tour Thaddeus Stevens

| February 22, 2017

Thirty Solanco High School students experienced life on a college campus during a visit to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Solanco High School College Advisor Brandon Smith, high school counselor Tristan Zelinka, and students received information about the majors available at Thaddeus Stevens in Lancaster, and they saw how college students live, study and work on campus. […]

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Successful MiniTHON easily surpasses its original fundraising goal

Successful MiniTHON easily surpasses its original fundraising goal

| February 22, 2017

Solanco has had another incredibly successful MiniTHON! This year’s event at the high school raised more than $15,000, far surpassing the $10,000 goal that had been originally established. The funds have been donated to Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital to be used for prevention and treatment of pediatric cancer, and to support families […]

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Impressive performances by Solanco wrestlers

Impressive performances by Solanco wrestlers

| February 21, 2017

Solanco wrestlers AJ Wilson, Ben Root, Josh Weder and Grayson Charles have advanced to the district regional tournament to be held at the Giant Center in Hershey on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week (Feb. 23, 24, 25). AJ Wilson at 152 pounds and Ben Root at 170 pounds earned first place finishes in last […]

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Solanco students perform in county orchestra festival

Solanco students perform in county orchestra festival

| February 20, 2017

Three talented Solanco High School musicians represented the Solanco School District and our community at the LLMEA County Orchestra Festival at Elizabethtown Area Senior High School on Saturday, February 11. They are Joshua Herr on the violin (left), Robert Kiesel on bass (center), and Kayla Brown on the violin. “Students auditioned in December to earn the honor […]

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