Archive for September, 2018

Providence students peer into history

Providence students peer into history

| September 28, 2018

Fifth grade students at Providence Elementary enjoyed a fascinating look at American history, without ever leaving their classroom. Teacher Lindsey Orr said using Google Expedition Googles, she led students on a virtual visit to famous American landmarks, including Independence Hall in Philadelphia, President George Washington’s home at Mount Vernon, the National Archives in Washington D.C., […]

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Solanco student honored for academic achievement and service to others

Solanco student honored for academic achievement and service to others

| September 18, 2018

Solanco senior Angel Daniel-Morales (right in photo) has earned a prestigious Lenfest Scholarship. The scholarship will provide Angel with up to $12,000 per year for four years at an accredited U.S. college or university. In addition, he will receive counseling and support as he prepares for college. Angel is one of only 32 students selected as […]

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Solanco Comprehensive Plan

Solanco Comprehensive Plan

| September 18, 2018

The Solanco School District Comprehensive Plan, July 2019-2022, is available for review – Solanco Comprehensive Plan 2019-2022. A review of the plan has been presented to the Solanco School Board by Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Dangler. The plan has five areas of focus: Inspire/Engage, Innovative/Relevant Practices, Physical/Emotional Safety, Future Focused, Global View/Local Connection. Questions about […]

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John Little retires; Tony Mendez is Solanco’s new wrestling head coach

John Little retires; Tony Mendez is Solanco’s new wrestling head coach

| September 14, 2018

John Little has retired as varsity wrestling coach, ending a remarkably successful 36-year head coaching career. The Solanco School Board has hired Tony Mendez as the new varsity wrestling coach. Following graduation from Solanco and then Millersville University, and a brief stint as the head coach of junior high wrestling at Elizabethtown, Little came home […]

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National Honor Society inductees

| September 13, 2018

Twenty-three outstanding Solanco High School students have been inducted into the National Honor Society. NHS advisor Lisa Schell  said membership is both an honor and a commitment, as students must meet and maintain guidelines pertaining to scholarship (3.5 or higher GPA), character, service in the community, and leadership. Congratulations to the following 2018 NHS inductees: […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards teacher grants

| September 6, 2018

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded 11 Academic Venture Grants totaling more than $5,000 to teachers that will enable them to provide new educational programs and tools for students in Solanco schools. The foundation announced the availability of the grants in January and received outstanding applications from teachers and educators. Applications were carefully reviewed by […]

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Five star athletes for Hall of Fame induction

Five star athletes for Hall of Fame induction

| September 4, 2018

Four talented and hard-working former standout Solanco athletes, and a long-time supporter of sports programs, have been selected for induction into the Solanco Athletic Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Ronnie Perry, Robert Martin, John Glackin, Richard Herr and Ronald Althoff on their all-star athletic accomplishments. In addition, they have had positive impact on local youth as coaches, […]

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