Archive for December, 2017

Swift and Smith students earn special honor

Swift and Smith students earn special honor

| December 22, 2017

Standout students at George A. Smith Middle School and Swift Middle School, and their parents, were each invited to a breakfast at their school in the students’ honor with 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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Piano provides entertainment during lunch at the high school

Piano provides entertainment during lunch at the high school

| December 22, 2017

There is a piano in the high school cafeteria, for students to play spontaneously as they feel so moved, courtesy of a donation from the Music For Everyone (MFE) program and the Keys to the City program in Lancaster. “I am hopeful that this piano will become a great source of music making, community and […]

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Solanco School Board news

| December 22, 2017

2018-2019 budget: At Monday’s Solanco School Board meeting, business manager Dr. Tim Shrom provided an overview of the district’s 2018-2019 budget development process. Following are important target dates: January 8: Approval of advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary budget. February 5: Adoption of the preliminary budget. April 23: Approval of advertising and posting of […]

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Solanco student earns Eagle Scout award

Solanco student earns Eagle Scout award

| December 19, 2017

Congratulations to Solanco senior Bobby Kiesel (right), who has earned the Eagle Scout rank, the highest honor conferred by the Boy Scouts of America. One of the many ways Bobby demonstrated the Eagle Scout requirements of leadership, service and outdoor skills was his effort and skill in improving the environmental site at Providence Elementary School. Bobby […]

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The Sound of Music cast list has been announced

| December 14, 2017

This year’s spring musical, to be performed at Solanco High School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 8, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m., is the timeless classic, The Sound of Music. The cast list has been announced and rehearsals are already underway: Maria Rachael Opdenaker Captain von Trapp Patrick Hodgson Mother Abbess Miranda Waldvogel […]

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Follow Solanco on Twitter

Follow Solanco on Twitter

| December 13, 2017

@SolancoSchlDist – Follow  Solanco on Twitter for messages and photos about student activities and  accomplishments, and events in all seven Solanco schools.

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Students win Model UN awards

Students win Model UN awards

| December 13, 2017

Students on the Solanco Model UN team performed very well in a recent competition. Left to right, Cody Forren earned Outstanding Parliamentarian, General Assembly; Patrick Hodgson was chosen for the Chairman’s Choice, World Health Organization; Ian Brown was the recipient of Outstanding Parliamentarian, Strategic Response Team; and Jason Wyatt earned Outstanding Parliamentarian, World Health Organization. […]

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Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

| December 12, 2017

The Solanco wrestling team put in a strong performance in the 20th annual Mule Classic at Solanco High School. “The grappling Mules battled through a tough field and finished fifth out of 26 teams,” assistant coach Matt Jansen said. “The Mules also boasted medalists at weight classes 120, 132, 138, 160, 170, 195 and heavyweight, including […]

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