Archive for October, 2019

Coats for Kids Campaign – providing warmth and comfort

Coats for Kids Campaign – providing warmth and comfort

| October 31, 2019

Solanco students, staff and community members are working to ensure that all local residents will have warm clothing for the winter months ahead. The annual Coats for Kids Campaign is underway at Smith Middle School and throughout  Solanco and gently-used newer coats, heavy sweaters, hats, scarves, gloves and mittens – for children and adults – are […]

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Response to rumors

| October 29, 2019

On the evening of Tuesday, October 29, Solanco administrators learned of a rumor about a potential threat to Solanco High School in an online posting. The student who made the post was identified immediately.  It was learned that a student posted what he claimed was a “joke” on Snapchat which was viewed 91 times before the […]

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District playoff games for girls soccer, football – football will be broadcast

District playoff games for girls soccer, football – football will be broadcast

| October 28, 2019

On Friday, the Solanco football team will travel to Shippensburg to play Shippensburg Area High School in a district playoff game that will kick off at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast by Mid Penn Broadcasting. Use the following link to enjoy the action – http://www.midpennbroadcasting.com/ The girls soccer team will play in the […]

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Swift honors respectful, hard-working students

Swift honors respectful, hard-working students

| October 28, 2019

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of 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 good character and on the guidelines of respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. The Swift Breakfast […]

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Miss Solanco Pageant November 30

Miss Solanco Pageant November 30

| October 28, 2019

Miss Solanco contestants Alaina Albright, Julie Gavin, Bailee-Mae Wagner, Anna Kreider, Nicole Kudia, Jessica Richardson. Missing from photo: Caroline Arrowsmith. Seven talented and hard-working Solanco High School students will vie for the 2020 Miss Solanco crownl The 65th Miss Solanco Pageant will be Saturday, November 30 at 7 p.m. in the Solanco High School auditorium. […]

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Solanco receives GE college and career preparation grant

Solanco receives GE college and career preparation grant

| October 25, 2019

The Solanco School District and University of Delaware have partnered to receive a very exciting and selective grant that will prepare Solanco students for higher education and careers using 3D metal printers in the additive manufacturing industry. The grant, through the General Electric (GE) Additive Education Program, will encourage Solanco students to pursue higher education […]

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Outstanding Smith students earn special honor

Outstanding Smith students earn special honor

| October 21, 2019

George A. Smith Middle School has recognized its Breakfast Club students for September. Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club based on their display of good character, respect for others, […]

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Homecoming king and queen

Homecoming king and queen

| October 21, 2019

Congratulations to Ryan Smith and Paige Balliet, Solanco’s 2019 homecoming king and queen.             In the photo, standing behind each young lady, are their escorts: They are, left to right, Mylee Smith and Kendell Beiler, Kayden Bedwell and Jared Poole, Angela Cycl and Lucas Boyd, Samantha Jackson and Jordan Rush, […]

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