Archive for May, 2018

Solanco’s newest “Distinguished Teachers”

Solanco’s newest “Distinguished Teachers”

| May 31, 2018

Two outstanding Solanco High School teachers – John Girvin and Chris Rachor – have been selected for induction into the district’s ”Distinguished Teachers” program, prestigious recognition that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Girvin and Rachor will officially be inducted into the Distinguished Teacher program at the Solanco School Board meeting on Monday, August 20. John Girvin […]

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Heavy lifting at the high school

Heavy lifting at the high school

| May 29, 2018

The Sports Performance physical education elective at Solanco High School is benefiting our hard-working and dedicated student-athletes.  Students across six sections of boys classes and girls classes participated in the daily elective this school year.  Teacher Anthony Cox said the students recently participated in the annual Lift-a-Thon event, which tests their strength and power in various weight-lifting exercises.  Numerous students established […]

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Solanco’s 2018 valedictorian and saluatorian

Solanco’s 2018 valedictorian and saluatorian

| May 24, 2018

Congratulations to class valedictorian Sophie Plechner, the top student in the Solanco Class of 2018! Solanco High School Principal Stephanie Lininger made the announcement during Senior Awards Night Wednesday at Solanco High School. The class salutatorian is Abigail Nelson. Sophie and Abigail will address their classmates during graduation ceremonies at the Solanco High School football field at 7 […]

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Academic Excellence Awards

Academic Excellence Awards

| May 24, 2018

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Dangler, and school board members Dan Bender, Craig Chubb and Paul Plechner presented Academic Excellence Awards to the outstanding students in the photo. Front row: Sophie Plechner, Lydia Fetterman, Harleigh Church, Abigail Nelson, Meredith Underwood, Alexis Jackson, Audrey Crandall. Back row: Timothy Schmitt, Christian Stead, Jacob Zook, Aaron […]

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Students receive Expectations Awards

Students receive Expectations Awards

| May 24, 2018

Four high school seniors have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss as this year’s recipients of the Solanco School District Expectations Awards. The awards are presented to students who best exemplify Solanco’s Core Expectations of Responsibility, Respect, Courage and Kindness. (Students listed as they appear in the photo) Responsibility: Emily Mellinger best fulfills “Act Responsibly and […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships

Solanco Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships

| May 24, 2018

The Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. In the photo: Timothy Schmitt, Sophie Plechner, Lydia Fetterman, Abigail Nelson, Kyle Johnson, Robert Kiesel and Emily Mellinger. In addition to its annual $1,000 scholarships, and its “Futures Scholarship ” for a […]

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Students recognized as “Solanco Scholars”

| May 10, 2018

Intelligent, hard-working Solanco 9th, 10th and 11th graders have been honored as Solanco Scholars. The students have consistently achieved a high level of academic excellence and have exhibited the characteristics of a true scholar. Here is a list of the outstanding students: Department 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade Agriculture Noah Wood Reilly Sollenberger Destiney Lundy […]

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Solanco honors its retirees

Solanco honors its retirees

| May 8, 2018

Employees with a combined 250 years of service to Solanco are retiring. They include six teachers, two secretaries, a custodian, and Solanco’s Director of Special Education. Five of the retirees have been with Solanco for 30 years or more. Front row:  high school health & physical education teacher Michele Lovell (Solanco career began in 1987), […]

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