Archive for May, 2017

“You are the reason I come to work” at Solanco High School

| May 30, 2017

Solanco High School teachers surprise students by telling them they are important, and why. Reasons include their leadership, positive attitude, work ethic, willingness to assist other students, and their commitment to academic success. Watch this You Tube video of teachers telling students “You are the reason why I come to work everyday!”

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Daniel Siegrist and Marissa Witmer are valedictorian and salutatorian

Daniel Siegrist and Marissa Witmer are valedictorian and salutatorian

| May 25, 2017

Congratulations to class valedictorian Daniel Siegrist, the top student in the Solanco Class of 2017! Solanco High School Principal Stephanie Lininger made the announcement during Senior Awards Night Wednesday at Solanco High School. The class salutatorian is Marissa Witmer.  Daniel and Marissa will address their classmates during graduation ceremonies at the Solanco High School football field  at 7 […]

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Students receive Expectations Awards

Students receive Expectations Awards

| May 25, 2017

Four high school seniors have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss as this year’s recipients of the Solanco School District Expectations Awards. The awards are presented to students who best exemplify Solanco’s Core Expectations of Courage, Kindness, Respect and Responsibility. Photo – Courage: Summer Moss is the best role model for how to “Act with […]

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Academic Excellence Award winners

Academic Excellence Award winners

| May 25, 2017

During Senior Awards Night at Solanco High School, Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Dangler  presented Academic Excellence Awards to the outstanding students in the photo, front row:  Alexis Kanuha, Dorothy McCullough, Kayleigh Bays, Rebecca Trout, Amanda McCoy, Marissa Witmer, Eleanor Hatch. In the back row are Amber Kirk, Charles Canby,Daniel Siegrist, […]

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Shredding event June 9 to fund student scholarships

| May 19, 2017

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual community Shredding Event on Friday, June 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. at G.R. Mitchell Inc., on Beaver Valley Pike in Willow Street. Minimum donations are requested ($5 per container is suggested) to offset the cost of the shredding company, and to help fund the […]

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Vivid demonstrations about the importance of safe driving

Vivid demonstrations about the importance of safe driving

| May 19, 2017

Students participated in important, potentially life-saving activities at the high school. The annual Act Out Loud Rally stressed the importance of good decision-making, especially when it comes to driving, during the prom and graduation season. (Solanco graduation will be Tuesday, June 6; the Solanco prom at Deerfield Inn in Delaware and the post prom at the […]

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“Lock-in” at Smith is a top fundraiser

“Lock-in” at Smith is a top fundraiser

| May 12, 2017

Smith Middle School students have collected more than $9,500 for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society – that’s the second highest amount among schools throughout the central Pennsylvania region! The photo is from a check presentation ceremony at Smith and features Laura M. MacNeill (Executive Director of the Central PA Leukemia/Lymphoma Society), and student officers Trent McDowell, Madi Davis, (student […]

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Three teachers earn prestigious recognition

Three teachers earn prestigious recognition

| May 12, 2017

Caley Roark, Leslie McRobbie and Stephanie Wood have been chosen for induction into Solanco’s Distinguished Teachers program. Distinguished Teachers is recognition in honor of a teacher’s instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Caley Roark, Solanco High School Teacher of the Gifted.  “I am honored and humbled to have been nominated and selected as […]

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