Archive for April, 2017

A case of pertussis at Quarryville Elementary School

| April 28, 2017

April 28, 2017 Dear Quarryville Elementary Parents/Guardians: It has come to our attention that you/your child may have been exposed to a person who has pertussis (whooping cough). Pertussis is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the air when an infected person sneezes or coughs. Pertussis begins with cold symptoms and a cough […]

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Students stock trout

Students stock trout

| April 27, 2017

Job trainer Brenda Feeney-Ott said, “Solanco High School students have learned job skills, increased their environmental awareness, and provided an important community service by assisting with local trout stockings.” The students have worked with Water Conservation Officer Jeff Schmidt to put trout in a number of streams, lakes and popular local fishing holes this spring. […]

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Middle school students earn special recognition

Middle school students earn special recognition

| April 26, 2017

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students at Swift Middle School and Smith Middle School is invited to a breakfast with their parents and 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 […]

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Quarryville’s “Swappe Shoppe” providing clothing for the community

Quarryville’s “Swappe Shoppe” providing clothing for the community

| April 25, 2017

“The Quarryville Elementary Swappe Shoppe is up and running,” Quarryville Principal Rebecca Gajecki said. “The clothing drive was a huge success and sizes are well stocked! The photo shows 5th grade student senators Caroline Lantz, Kiera Crawford and Connor Ginter showing off some very special clothing items.” The Quarryville Swappe Shoppe is a free clothing […]

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Dylan Hastings crowned “Mr. Solanco”

Dylan Hastings crowned “Mr. Solanco”

| April 25, 2017

Dylan Hastings (left in photo) has earned the title as Mr. Solanco 2017! The first runnerup was Dan Bennett (right). Contestants competed in four categories: Beach wear, formal wear, talent and interview question. The Mr. Solanco contest was a successful fundraiser for the 2017 post prom. Mr. Solanco won a crown, sash and a free […]

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Jason Sperry’s impressive run in the Boston Maraton

Jason Sperry’s impressive run in the Boston Maraton

| April 21, 2017

Solanco High School math teacher Jason Sperry put in a remarkable performance at the Boston Marathon, running the 26.2-mile race in 3 hours, 21 minutes. Impressively, he finished in the top 25-percent among the 27,211 runners who started the race. “The Boston Marathon experience was tremendous,” Sperry said. “I was able to meet and compete […]

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Solanco’s social media: Twitter, Facebook, Solanco app

Solanco’s social media: Twitter, Facebook, Solanco app

| April 21, 2017

Twitter: For information and photos about student accomplishments and events in our schools, follow Solanco on Twitter @SolancoSchlDist.  Facebook: “Like” the Solanco School District Facebook page to receive photos, news and updates from the school district and Solanco’s schools. Solanco app:  The app provides students, parents, Solanco staff and community members with quick, reliable and […]

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Five from Solanco vie for pageant crowns

Five from Solanco vie for pageant crowns

| April 20, 2017

Once again, the Solanco community will be incredibly well represented at Miss Pennsylvania, and also the Miss Pennsylvania Outstanding Teen pageant, in Pittsburgh in June. In the photo are Donna Montgomery, Tiffany Shrom, Noelle Schneider, Marla Peiffer and Kayla Schneider. Donna Montgomery – Miss Keystone 2017, will compete in Miss Pennsylvania Pageant. Donna is a […]

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