Archive for March, 2017

BB&T supports Solanco students and teachers

BB&T supports Solanco students and teachers

| March 31, 2017

Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) is partnering with the Solanco Education Foundation to provide important educational programs in the Solanco School District. In the photo, BB&T Administrative Assistant Tamara Coleman (left) presents a check to Patty Wilds (right) with the Solanco Education Foundation Board of Directors. BB&T’s contribution was made to the Solanco Education […]

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Important changes in student immunization requirements

| March 29, 2017

Solanco High School nurse Andrea Cook is informing parents of changes to school immunization requirements that have been implemented by the PA Department of Health. Second MCV for seniors: All students who will be seniors in the 2017-2018 school year will need a second meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) by the first day of school in August, […]

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Jessica Tipping wins WGAL Teacher Impact Award

Jessica Tipping wins WGAL Teacher Impact Award

| March 24, 2017

WGAL TV-8 Education Reporter Anne Shannon (left) visited Solanco High School this week to interview chemistry teacher Jessica Tipping (right), who is a recipient of the prestigious 2017 WGAL TV-8 Teacher Impact Award! The award recognizes and honors teachers who make a significant, positive difference in the lives of their students. “Jessica’s commitment to her […]

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Swift students earn special recognition

Swift students earn special recognition

| March 21, 2017

Swift Middle School students who have consistently demonstrated honesty, respect, responsibility, self-control and manners have been chosen for the Swift Middle School Breakfast Club. Those students enjoyed a breakfast in their honor with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. In the photo are the students who were nominated by their teachers for the […]

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Sarah Frawley qualifies for international competition

Sarah Frawley qualifies for international competition

| March 17, 2017

After a very impressive third place finish in a state-level competition, Solanco High School student Sarah Frawley has advanced to an international contest to be held in Florida this summer. Sarah is a Solanco senior who studies in the dental assistant program at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center. She recently attended the PENN […]

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Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

| March 16, 2017

Photo – Chase Charles, Kaleb Tucker, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, Josh Weder (not pictured: AJ Wilson). Solanco has had six wrestlers earn Lancaster-Lebanon League all-star recognition. Ben Root (170 pounds) and Grayson Charles (138) are first team selections, while Kaleb Tucker (220), Josh Weder (195) and AJ Wilson (152) were named to the second team, and […]

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Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

| March 16, 2017

George A. Smith Middle School student Emily Torrise (left) finished 10th in the 10th round in the LNP Spelling Bee at Conestoga Valley on Friday. “She was really terrific and did a great job,” Smith 6th grade LEAD teacher Sandy Lee (right) said. Emily qualified for the highly-competitive spelling bee after earning one of the top […]

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Solanco students’ MathCON scores are among the highest in PA and US

Solanco students’ MathCON scores are among the highest in PA and US

| March 10, 2017

Two Solanco students, a high school student and an elementary student, have achieved exceptional scores on a MathCON preliminary exam. Tenth grader Aidan McBride’s performance has put him near the very top among the brightest high school math students in the United States. Quarryville Elementary student Brayden Herr scored the highest among all 5th graders in […]

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