Archive for February, 2019

Kindergarten registration – parents need to call by Friday to schedule an appointment

| February 15, 2019

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2019-2020 school year that begins in August. Parents who plan to have their children attend kindergarten must schedule a kindergarten registration appointment with the Solanco School District. Call Cindy Criswell no later than Friday (March 15) at 786-0517. At […]

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Hair, nails and make-up service for elementary girls prior to daddy-daughter dance

Hair, nails and make-up service for elementary girls prior to daddy-daughter dance

| February 14, 2019

The sophomore class at Solanco High School will provide a salon to help elementary girls look their best for their evening of fun at the Solanco Daddy-Daughter Dance. The salon on Saturday, March 2 at Solanco High School will feature sophomores, student mothers and adult volunteers who will provide girls in kindergarten through fifth grade […]

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Snow make-up days: March 8, April 18, May 10, June 10, June 11

Snow make-up days: March 8, April 18, May 10, June 10, June 11

| February 11, 2019

Solanco schools have been closed five days so far because of snow and potentially dangerous driving conditions. To make-up for the lost days, schools will be open and classes will be in session on Friday, March 8, Thursday, April 18, Friday, May 10, and in addition, two more school days – Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 - […]

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Middle school students excel in TSA conference and qualify for states

Middle school students excel in TSA conference and qualify for states

| February 11, 2019

Solanco middle school students earned 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishes during strong performances in the TSA Regional Conference for Region 2. TSA stands for Technology Student Association and is an organization dedicated to engaging students across the country in STEM activities – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. “I am proud of these students and their […]

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Spanish Honor Society inductees

Spanish Honor Society inductees

| February 8, 2019

In the photo are new members of the Spanish Honor Society who have were inducted into the program this week. “It is an extremely distinguished group of students that the World Language Department is very proud of,” Lead World Language Teacher and Spanish Honor Society Advisor Jen Eisenberger said. “We look forward to their future […]

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Top spellers at Smith

Top spellers at Smith

| February 7, 2019

Congratulations to John Cheek (third from the left), the winner of this year’s George A. Smith Middle School Spelling Bee. Outstanding performances were also put in by, left to right in the photo, Charlotte Matos, Mya Monroy, (John Cheek) and Noah Goslin. Smith teacher Sandy Lee said the competition was tight and the spelling bee advanced […]

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Students win Scholastic Writing Awards

Students win Scholastic Writing Awards

| February 7, 2019

Ten Solanco High School students have earned Scholastic Writing Awards, including three prestigious Gold Awards, three Silver Awards, and 10 Honorable Mentions. The awards are presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. In the photo are Gold and Silver Award winners Tim Fetterman, Nicole Kudia, Olivia Stoltzfus and Andrew Stocker. The awards provide students with opportunities […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| February 5, 2019

The Solanco School Board has honored the Students of the Month for January. Front row: Jameson Humphreys (2nd grade, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Maci Herr (3rd, Clermont), Mark Murray (vest and tie, 4th, Quarryville). Back row: Allana Brown (8th, Swift Middle School), Sophia Spero (12th, high school), Wyatt Grove (3rd, Quarryville), Tyler Ibach (5th, Providence). (Not in […]

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