Archive for October, 2018

Swift students honored by their teachers and principal

Swift students honored by their teachers and principal

| October 29, 2018

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of Swift Middle School students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter.  Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their consistent demonstration of respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. Students recognized as Swift […]

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FFA fruit sale underway

| October 26, 2018

Orders are now being accepted in the popular FFA Citrus sale which features tasty navel oranges, grapefruit, clementines, apples and also bread, pastries and locally-made cheese. Orders are due by Monday, November 12 to FFA advisor Kelly Lichtley at 786-2151, ext. 8752. Orders will be delivered to the ag shop at the high school on […]

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Fall play – The Imaginary Invalid – at the high school this week

Fall play – The Imaginary Invalid – at the high school this week

| October 26, 2018

The Imaginary Invalid features Beth West as Angelica, Patrick Hodgson as Argan, and Emily Herr as Toinette. NOTE:  Tickets sold for Thursday’s show, which has been cancelled, will be honored at Friday and Saturday’s performances. This year’s fall play, The Imaginary Invalid, is a popular comedy by famous French playwright Molière. It’s about the hilarious […]

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FUNraising auction, Family Game Night at Providence

FUNraising auction, Family Game Night at Providence

| October 26, 2018

Providence Elementary will host its popular FUNraising auction on Friday, November 16, beginning at 6 p.m. “We will have individual classroom-themed baskets to auction off, as well as many local donations,” Providence PTO President Shannon Howell said. “Some of our bigger ticketed items are a $349 Kitchen Aid Mixer donated by Martin’s Applicance, two tickets to […]

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Solanco receives grant to prevent drug abuse

| October 26, 2018

Solanco High School has been awarded a $480 Drug and Alcohol Education Grant from the DUI Council of Lancaster County. The grant will be used to support the high school’s “Towards No Drugs” (TND) program. The drug abuse prevention program was developed at the Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at the Keck School of […]

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Smith Singers recipe book

| October 26, 2018

“The Smith Singers are putting together a Cookbook of Smith Singers Favorite Recipes, and proceeds will benefit the 2018-2019 Smith Singers,” Smith Middle School music teacher Karen Gagliardi said. “We are looking for recipes in all categories to be used as part of the Smith Singers cookbook.” Recipes can be emailed to Karen Gagliardi or LeAnn […]

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Parent-teacher conferences and other important activities in November

| October 22, 2018

In early to mid-November, there will be a number of important and enjoyable opportunities for parents and grandparents to become more aware and more involved in their child’s school and their child’s education. Parental involvement is a key factor in a child’s success in school, and parents are encouraged to participate in the following school activities: […]

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Smith students earn recognition

Smith students earn recognition

| October 22, 2018

Outstanding Smith Middle School students have been treated to breakfast with their parents and principal Paul Gladfelter in honor of the students’ display of good character. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast Club winners are selected on the guidelines of respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. In […]

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