Archive for March, 2018

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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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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Solanco wins Small Engine Repair contest

| March 23, 2018

The Solanco team of Reilly Sollenberger and Daniel Craig have finished first in the Lancaster County FFA Small Gasoline Engine Repair contest. In addition, Reilly had the highest individual ranking while Daniel earned a strong third place finish. The contest is held annually at Solanco High School. Each team receives an engine that has been […]

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Wrestlers honored for success, hard work and dedication

Wrestlers honored for success, hard work and dedication

| March 21, 2018

At the recent Solanco wrestling banquet, head coach John Little announced the team award winners: Iron Man Award. Named after former Coach Ivan Steele. Recipient: Dominic Flatt, 106 lbs 10Wins, 5 Losses  2nd Team All-star   Most Improved Wrestler Award.  In memory of Ray Long. Recipient: Nick Yannutz, 195 lbs 26 wins, 16 pins   1 […]

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“You’ve been flocked” fundraiser for the Renaissance program

“You’ve been flocked” fundraiser for the Renaissance program

| March 20, 2018

The Renaissance program at Solanco High School is running a unique fundraising activity that’s been underway for about two weeks. It’s called “You’ve been flocked,” and it was developed by high school students and Renaissance interns Audrey Crandall and Emily Mellinger. Here’s how it works: “Pink plastic flamingos are placed on an unsuspecting home’s front lawn […]

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Student “lock-in” raises funds for the fight against Leukemia and Lymphoma

Student “lock-in” raises funds for the fight against Leukemia and Lymphoma

| March 20, 2018

George A. Smith Middle School students are continuing their efforts to provide valuable support for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society. The second annual Smith Middle School Lock-In for Leukemia will be from 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6 to 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 7. “Last year we raised $9,565 for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society and our goal […]

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