Archive for January, 2018

Solanco grad designs popular Eagles t-shirts

Solanco grad designs popular Eagles t-shirts

| January 30, 2018

As we get closer to Super Bowl Sunday, it seems like practically everyone is wearing them, t-shirts featuring designs of Philadelphia Eagles players adorning dog masks. Those incredibly-popular t-shirt designs were created by 2011 Solanco grad Doug Huegel! WGAL TV-8 reporter Barbara Barr interviewed Doug about the shirts for a story that has been broadcast on […]

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Swift 8th grade parents invited to Scholar-Led Showcase on Feb. 15

Swift 8th grade parents invited to Scholar-Led Showcase on Feb. 15

| January 29, 2018

For Swift Middle School 8th grade students and their parents, the standard parent-teacher conference has been replaced by an event in which the students themselves report their academic progress to their parents. The Swift Scholar-Led Showcase was initiated last year and went very well, therefore it is being used again this year to inform parents of […]

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Wrestlers earn championships and medals in L-L tournament

Wrestlers earn championships and medals in L-L tournament

| January 29, 2018

Congratulations to Solanco wrestlers for their impressive performances in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament, including three championships, five total medalists, and a seventh place team finish out of 22 teams in the tournament. In the photo are the Solanco medalists:  Sheldon Peiffer, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, AJ Wilson and Nick Yannutz. Grayson Charles pinned his way through […]

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Outstanding middle school students earn recognition

Outstanding middle school students earn recognition

| January 29, 2018

Smith and Swift middle schools have recognized their Breakfast Club Students of the Month. Students who consistently display good character, and demonstrate respect for others, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners are nominated for the honor, which includes breakfast with their parents and middle school principal Paul Gladfelter. The Smith Breakfast Club Students are, front […]

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Solanco’s daily and hourly educational costs

Solanco’s daily and hourly educational costs

| January 26, 2018

An annual audit of the Solanco School District by Trout, Ebersole and Groff has determined that the cost of education in Solanco during the 2016-2017 school year was $82.90 per student per day. The hourly cost was $10.36 per student per hour for an eight-hour day in 2016-2017. The costs include student transportation, food service, […]

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Follow Solanco on Twitter

Follow Solanco on Twitter

| January 26, 2018

@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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Billy Guhl earns Eagle Scout award

Billy Guhl earns Eagle Scout award

| January 26, 2018

Congratulations to Solanco senior Billy Guhl, who has earned the Eagle Scout rank, the highest honor conferred by the Boy Scouts of America. One of the many ways Billy demonstrated the Eagle Scout requirements of leadership, service and outdoor skills was fundraising  to purchase the necessary materials he needed to renovate a fitness trail in Little […]

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Top honors for Ciana Malchione in local art contest

Top honors for Ciana Malchione in local art contest

| January 26, 2018

Solanco 2017 graduate Ciana Malchione has won Best in Show in the Quarryville Library Painting Awards Exhibition. The image below shows Ciana’s winning work, Dependency, which is pastel on paper. Ciana also has two additional works at the library which will be on view through February 20. “Ciana’s work possesses a sophistication that is well beyone […]

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