Archive for September, 2017

Clermont celebrates a milestone!

Clermont celebrates a milestone!

| September 29, 2017

Clermont Elementary’s 25th anniversary celebration on Thursday featured former students, administrators, teachers and staff sharing an evening of fond memories and reacquainting with friends and former teachers (many of which had not been seen in years). “The opening of the time capsule, led by Kenneth Zieber, the administrator of 1992, was the most favored event […]

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Bargain shopping in support of those in need

Bargain shopping in support of those in need

| September 29, 2017

Former Solanco High School student Brittany Cornelius, and the online couponing group that she leads, purchases and donates many important items for Solanco High School students in need. In 2015, Brittany began her bargain-shopping group, called “From Coupons to Stockpiles,” and it has quickly grown to an astonishing 400-plus members. Brittany uses Facebook and other […]

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Enjoy stirring student performances of Our Town

| September 29, 2017

With Miranda Waldvogel as the Stage Manager, Abby Golden in the role of Emily Webb, and Gabe LaMonaca as George Gibbs, Solanco students will bring the beloved American classic Our Town to life on the Solanco stage in November. See below for a full cast list. Our Town by Thornton Wilder follows the small town […]

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Free books from Solanco available this week

Free books from Solanco available this week

| September 18, 2017

  The Solanco School District is making available to the public educational books that have previously been used by Solanco students. The books are free and anyone interested in them is invited to review them. They will be displayed at the district warehouse that will enable the books to be easily and conveniently reviewed (see photo below). The […]

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Constitution Day at Swift Middle School

Constitution Day at Swift Middle School

| September 18, 2017

  Timely and very important information was presented to Swift students during the school’s annual Constitution Day. Presenters included Lancaster County District District Attorney Craig Steadman, attorney Kim Smith, and judge David Ashworth. Activities included watching videos from the Constitutional Center, participating in the ICivics video game “We the Jury,” and playing presidential trivia. Jerry Mitchell from the […]

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Basketball team helping hurricane victims

Basketball team helping hurricane victims

| September 8, 2017

The Solanco boys basketball team is supporting victims of Hurricane Harvey. Varsity head coach Scott Long said the players’ parents donated money which the team has used to purchase shoes, shirts and sports towels that have been sent to Houston for distribution to those who have suffered terrible loses due to historic flooding. In the […]

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Animals science professional development

Animals science professional development

| September 8, 2017

Solanco High School agriculture teacher Stephanie Balmer this summer attended an eight-day professional development institute that has prepared her to implement “more authentic and practical events, hands-on labs and projects in my Advanced Animals Science class.” The institute was the Principles of Agricultural Science-Animal section of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE). CASE is […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

Solanco Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

| September 5, 2017

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded 11 Academic Venture Grants totaling nearly $5,500 to teachers that will enable them to provide new educational programs and tools for students in each of Solanco’s seven schools. The foundation announced the availability of the $500 grants in January and received outstanding applications from teachers and educators. Applications were […]

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