Archive for July, 2018

New traffic flow during construction at Swift and Clermont

New traffic flow during construction at Swift and Clermont

| July 31, 2018

The construction project now underway at Swift Middle School and Clermont Elementary, which includes construction of a new parking lot in front of the schools, will change how parents drop-off and/or pick up their students in the upcoming school year. While buses will drop-off and pick-up students behind the schools, parents who drive their children […]

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Solanco hosts state teacher training session

Solanco hosts state teacher training session

| July 30, 2018

Solanco this summer hosted a small engine repair workshop for teachers from throughout Pennsylvania. “The three-day Briggs and Stratton workshop introduced young and inexperienced teachers to teaching small engine repair,” Solanco teacher Carey Kalupson said. “It covered all of the basics of operation, including complete disassembly of engines. All teachers successfully reassembled and started their engines.” […]

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“Black and Gold” – this year’s Solanco Marching Band Show Theme

“Black and Gold” – this year’s Solanco Marching Band Show Theme

| July 20, 2018

“This show represents both a return to the tradition and the future of the Solanco High School Black and Gold Marching Band,” band director Scott Weyman said. Talented student musicians have been busy preparing for the upcoming season during band camp at the high school. Weyman provides this information about the exciting performances students, staff, […]

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Discount on property tax paid by August 31

| July 20, 2018

Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Taxes may be paid at any Fulton Bank branch office with the bottom tax stub of the tax bill, or payments may be mailed to Solanco School District, P.O. Box 4158, Lancaster, PA 17604-4158. […]

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Construction at Smith and Swift/Clermont (limited public use of fields)

Construction at Smith and Swift/Clermont (limited public use of fields)

| July 20, 2018

The project to renovate, expand and improve Smith Middle School will continue this summer with completion expected by October. Photo: New entrance to Smith Middle School is taking shape.         At the Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary campus, work on a new parking lot has begun (photo) as a construction project that will […]

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Impressive run for Solanco soccer stars

Impressive run for Solanco soccer stars

| July 16, 2018

Congratulations to Solanco soccer players Hannah Sweda (left), Gabi Dolan (center) and Kayden Bedwell(right), whose outstanding play and sportsmanship helped propel their team to remarkable finishes and high honors in district, regional and national competitions! Hannah, Gabi and Kayden play with the girls U17 Rage United Soccer Club based in Lancaster. Their team recently earned 2nd place […]

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New scholarship program seeking applicants

| July 11, 2018

Young ladies 16 to 20 years of age are invited to participate in the Solanco Fair Queen Program. “The last pageant was over 50 years ago, as the Solanco Harvest Queen,” chairperson Carly Foose said. “The new scholarship program is for young ladies 16 to 20 years old residing in the Solanco School District, giving […]

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Audrey Difilippo excels in SkillsUSA nationals!

Audrey Difilippo excels in SkillsUSA nationals!

| July 11, 2018

Congratulations to Solanco 2018 graduate Audrey Difilippo who has earned a very impressive second place finish in the SkillsUSA National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. Audrey finished in second place in Customer Service. Prior to graduation Audrey attended the Mt. Joy campus of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center (CTC) where she studied event planning […]

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