Archive for March, 2018

Graduation and final day of school

| March 29, 2018

School days that were lost because of snow and ice have made it necessary to re-schedule a few end-of-year activities. 2018 Graduation – Tentatively scheduled for Friday, June 8. Final day of school – Tuesday, June 12, tentative.

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Art and crafts fair April 21

| March 29, 2018

“We have over 50 vendors and are looking for other vendors, crafters and artisans to join the Renaissance Art Craft Fair,” Solanco art teacher Kesse Humphreys said. The  fair will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at Solanco High School. “We are going to have live demonstrations, sell food and will […]

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Community expresses its gratitude to retiring business manager Tim Shrom

Community expresses its gratitude to retiring business manager Tim Shrom

| March 29, 2018

Solanco residents, parents of students, current and former teachers and administrators, and others visited with Dr. Tim Shrom during a drop-in in honor of his distinguished 36-year career as Solanco Business Manager. They shared memories from as far back as three decades ago, wished him well in his future endeavors, and they thanked Tim Shrom for his dedicated […]

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New leadership in Solanco business office

New leadership in Solanco business office

| March 29, 2018

(Sandy Tucker, left, and Megan Minchhoff) Sandy Tucker, CPA, is Solanco’s new business manager. She replaces Dr. Tim Shrom, who has retired following a distinguished 36-year career at Solanco. Tucker has served as Solanco Assistant Business Manager since 2001. She recently earned the prestigious designation of Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations (SFO), awarded by the […]

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Impressive student performances in national math competition

| March 28, 2018

More than 250 Solanco students were included in the 50,000 students from across the nation who participated in MathCON, an online competition held January 22 to March 2. The MathCON competition questions include several mathematical disciplines including algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis, number systems and pre-calculus. With a maximum score of 400, anything higher than […]

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2017-2018 Report to the Residents

| March 28, 2018

The Solanco School District is pleased to present its 2017-2018 Report to the Residents. This publication features important information on student performance and operating costs. Email questions to Solanco Assistant Superintendent  Dr. Robert Dangler. 

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Solanco students “buddy up” with students from England

Solanco students “buddy up” with students from England

| March 26, 2018

It is a busy, exciting and educational week for Solanco students and their new friends from England. Solanco students and the visiting students and teachers from St. Bede’s High School in Lancashire, England have toured the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg where state representative Bryan Cutler took them to the floor of the House of Representatives […]

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Middle school students earn special recognition

Middle school students earn special recognition

| March 26, 2018

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