Archive for November, 2018

Noelle Schneider is Miss Solanco

Noelle Schneider is Miss Solanco

| November 27, 2018

Noelle Schneider wears the crown as Miss Solanco 2019. The Miss Solanco Pageant was held Saturday (Nov. 24) in the Solanco auditorium. The theme was “Hollywood.” Congratulations to all of the talented and hard-working Miss Solanco contestants, left to right in the photo below: Skyla Townsley, Alta Brandenberger, Kelly Foose, Noelle Schneider, Jessica Richardson, Victoria Phillips. For more […]

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Swift students in video contest touting local job opportunities

Swift students in video contest touting local job opportunities

| November 21, 2018

Swift Middle School students record the iron furnace at the Buck Company pouring melted iron. Swift Middle School students are creating an engaging video that promotes the job opportunities in southern Lancaster County. “The video will be submitted to a competition in early February,” Swift teacher Derrick Kreider said. “In the near future, the Solanco community […]

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Students share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

Students share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

| November 21, 2018

Quarryville Elementary third and fourth graders were visited by print and video crews from LNP (Lancaster Newspapers), and the topic of discussion was Thanksgiving. Reporters asked questions such as what each student is thankful for at Thanksgiving, their favorite Thanksgiving food and dessert, and any activities they typically participate in at Thanksgiving. Following are some of the students’ […]

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High school principal Stephanie Lininger is retiring

High school principal Stephanie Lininger is retiring

| November 21, 2018

Stephanie Lininger  is retiring following a 34-year career at Solanco, including the last three years as principal at Solanco High School. Her final day on the job will be June 28. Lininger’s career at the high school began in 1986. She was a history teacher for 10 years, then served as assistant principal at the high school for 21 years. […]

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Recognition for outstanding Smith students

Recognition for outstanding Smith students

| November 19, 2018

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of George A. Smith Middle School students is honored with an invitation to breakfast with their parents and 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 on academic […]

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Middle school students perform in orchestra festival

Middle school students perform in orchestra festival

| November 19, 2018

Smith and Swift middle school students Sawyer Weyman, Harry Humbert, Taylor Sexton, Acacia Kreider and Heidi Craig were selected to participate in the Lancaster-Lebanon Middle School County Orchestra Festival. “Selections for the Constellation Orchestra, under the direction of Mr. Richard Ney, included Tchaikovsky’s Finale from Serenade for Strings, Bolero de Strings and Monsoon Over Mumbai. In addition, Solanco music […]

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Rep. Bryan Cutler elected to leadership position

Rep. Bryan Cutler elected to leadership position

| November 16, 2018

Republican legislators in the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives have elected Bryan Cutler as House Republican Leader. Since Republicans are currently in the majority in the house, the position is also commonly called Majority Leader of the House of Representatives. “It’s an exciting opportunity, and I am humbled,” Cutler said of the important leadership position […]

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Solanco students serve – from Philadelphia to Rising Sun to Quarryville to Lancaster!

Solanco students serve – from Philadelphia to Rising Sun to Quarryville to Lancaster!

| November 8, 2018

The Solanco High School Day of Service is a phenomenal success with more than 800 students volunteering their time and effort to serve others and improve our communities.  In this large-scale and ambitious project, students visited schools, residents, businesses and charitable organizations in our region to  clean, paint, plant, sew, cook and perform other tasks to improve […]

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