Archive for March, 2019

Information About Online Snapchat Post

| March 26, 2019

Today we received information that a student sent a Snapchat photo to another student that showed a photo of a gun that was alarming. The student who posted the picture does not attend Solanco High School. Police responded to the home of the student immediately to investigate. They determined there was no credible threat.  It […]

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High school students advance to states in PA Governor’s STEM Challenge

High school students advance to states in PA Governor’s STEM Challenge

| March 19, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Solanco High School STEM team has won the Pennsylvania Governor’s STEM Challenge, and on Monday team members demonstrated their innovative and winning STEM project to Solanco School Board Directors and district administrators. (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.) The Governor’s challenge to students was to solve a problem using STEM. Talented […]

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Billie Corbin will become Principal at Providence Elementary

Billie Corbin will become Principal at Providence Elementary

| March 18, 2019

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Billie Corbin as principal at Providence Elementary School. She is currently serving as special education consultant with the Solanco School District. Corbin will replace Christina McLaughlin, who is resigning after five years as principal at Providence. Prior to special education consultant, Corbin was a second grade, […]

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Alexus Ravert nominated to attend elite national leadership and medical forum

Alexus Ravert nominated to attend elite national leadership and medical forum

| March 18, 2019

Solanco High School sophomore  Alexus Ravert is receiving national recognition for her outstanding academic achievement, remarkable work ethic, and her determination to become a trauma surgeon. Alexus has earned a prestigious nomination to attend the National Leadership Forum: Advanced Medicine & Health Care at John Hopkins University this summer. A news release from Envision says the […]

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Strong performances by middle school STEM teams

Strong performances by middle school STEM teams

| March 14, 2019

Solanco middle school STEM teams registered impressive finishes in the 2018-2019 STEM Student Competition. (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.) Members of a team from George A. Smith Middle School – Holly Grube, Graydon Schlagnhaufer, Droc Jones, and Jacob Trimble - placed second in the 7th to 9th grade division. The 2018-19 STEM Challenge […]

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Mr. Solanco contest March 23 at the high school

Mr. Solanco contest March 23 at the high school

| March 13, 2019

Nine Solanco seniors will vie for the 2019 Mr. Solanco crown at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 in the Solanco High School auditorium. The contestants are, Evan Boule (seated). Front row: Logan Yaletchko, Kyle Osborne, Will Paredes, Zach Fritz. Back Row: Gabe Williams, Patrick Hodgson, Noah Huyett, Nick Dillan. They will compete in beach wear, […]

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More prestigious recognition for award-winning artist Olivia Stoltzfus

More prestigious recognition for award-winning artist Olivia Stoltzfus

| March 13, 2019

Olivia Stoltzfus is the recipient of the 2019 C.X. Carlson Senior Art Portfolio Scholarship Award of $11,500! This prestigious “emerging artist” scholarship is awarded by The Red Raven Art Company and the C.X. Carlson Cultural Trust in Lancaster. Image: Olivia’s Looking Down with Compassion, pastel on paper. Olivia will be honored during an awards ceremony […]

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Impressive scores in MathCON – Solanco has some of the brightest math minds in the U.S.

Impressive scores in MathCON – Solanco has some of the brightest math minds in the U.S.

| March 13, 2019

Aidan McBride. For the fourth year in a row, Solanco High School student Aidan McBride has qualified  for the national MathCON contest in Chicago! In addition, Providence 5th grade student Isaac Esh has become the very first Solanco elementary student to earn an invitation to the MathCON finals. Dozens of Solanco students have performed very well […]

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