Archive for January, 2019

Special recognition for middle school students

Special recognition for middle school students

| January 28, 2019

Smith and Swift middle school students have been honored for their consistent demonstration of respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control and manners. They were invited to a breakfast at school with their parents and Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. The George A. Smith Middle School Breakfast Club Students for January are, front row: Mya Monroy, Brooklyn Sagers, Ella […]

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Jess Cabrera nets a scoring milestone

Jess Cabrera nets a scoring milestone

| January 24, 2019

  Congratulations to Solanco girls basketball star Jess Cabrera who scored her 1,000th career point this week. “Jess has been a four year starter and a leader for our program and for her to achieve this accomplishment is awesome,” girls varsity head coach Chad McDowell said.  “She is a team player first, which makes this […]

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Students chosen for county and district chorus

Students chosen for county and district chorus

| January 24, 2019

Solanco High School senior Gabriel Williams (center) has earned invitations to participate in both the LLMEA County Chorus Festival and PMEA District 7 Chorus Festival. Gabriel and other talented high school musicians from Lancaster and Lebanon counties earned their selections by successfully auditioning. County Chorus: Joining Gabriel in the 210-voice County Chorus Festival will be Solanco […]

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Swift Spelling Bee winners

Swift Spelling Bee winners

| January 17, 2019

Congratulations to Kiara Chmielecki (3rd place), Devon Culberson (1st place) and Abby Esposito (2nd place), the top finishers in the intense Swift Middle School Spelling Bee. “Spellers made it well into the sixth  round spelling challenging words like martyr, extricates and alabaster before we had an interesting predicament on our hands – we held a spell-off […]

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Anna Kreider bakes a blue ribbon winner

Anna Kreider bakes a blue ribbon winner

| January 16, 2019

Anna Kreider’s original and scrumptious recipe for apple streusel bars won over the judges in a big way in a baking contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Anna, a junior at Solanco High School, earned a first place blue ribbon in a contest that featured 64 entries from people across Pennsylvania. It was a […]

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Construction at Swift/Clermont

Construction at Swift/Clermont

| January 11, 2019

There has been significant progress in the construction project at the Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary campus. At Swift (photo), the project includes safety enhancements including a more secure entrance, new office space, new auditorium, new computer lab, new band room, and new large group instruction (LGI) room.     At Clermont (photo), a more secure […]

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Providence students read to help nourish others

Providence students read to help nourish others

| January 11, 2019

In addition to their own self fulfillment, Providence Elementary students have read lots of books to help fight hunger. Participating in a project through Heifer International, students did considerable reading, including while on Christmas vacation, and in recognition of their efforts Heifer International purchased flocks of chicks that will be distributed to provide eggs to […]

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Vote for Swift students in regional video contest

Vote for Swift students in regional video contest

| January 11, 2019

“Four Swift students have been working hard to edit a video that promotes local manufacturing,” Swift Technology Education Teacher Derrick Kreider said. The students, left to right in the photo, are Nick Williams, Paulie Swinehart, Emma Zdrojewski and Morgan Robertson. They are competing in the What’s so Cool About Manufacturing contest with 22 other schools […]

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