Archive for January, 2020

Quarryville student receives prestigious community service award

Quarryville student receives prestigious community service award

| January 31, 2020

Quarryville Elementary student Tori Constantino (photo) has been awarded the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Community Service, and Tori, her mother Amber, and their compassion for others will be featured in a news story on CBS TV-21 next week. The broadcasts are scheduled for 6 and 11 p.m. on Wednesday (Feb. 5) on CBS 21. “Tori and I […]

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Providence student wins art contest

Providence student wins art contest

| January 31, 2020

Pennsylvania state representative Bryan Cutler held a contest for students to use their art skills to create a picture that he will have printed on the front of the birthday cards he will send out this year. The winner was Edy Myer, a 5th grader in teacher Dawn Campbell’s class at Providence Elementary. To celebrate, Cutler […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| January 28, 2020

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Solanco Students of the Month. Front row:  Sarah Curtis (7th grade, Smith Middle School), Adeline Wooters (5th, Providence Elementary). Back row: Jace Underwood (7th, Swift Middle), Anna Lisinski (10th, high school), Harrison Henry (4th, Clermont Elementary), Delaney Huber (5th, Quarryville Elementary), Chase Sims […]

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Middle school students earn special honor

Middle school students earn special honor

| January 27, 2020

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students at Swift Middle School and at Smith Middle School is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, Breakfast Club winners are selected on the guidelines […]

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Flatt and Fulton are league champions; Solanco wrestles in districts this week

Flatt and Fulton are league champions; Solanco wrestles in districts this week

| January 27, 2020

Solanco emerged from the Lancaster-Lebanon wrestling tournament this weekend with two league champions, five additional wrestlers who also earned individual honors, and a strong fourth place finish overall. Congratulations to Dominic Flatt and Ronnie Fulton who were crowned league champions following this weekend’s action. Nick Yannutz and Jared Fulton were second place finishers in their […]

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Healthy Relationships Week at Solanco High School – Feb. 10-14

Healthy Relationships Week at Solanco High School – Feb. 10-14

| January 24, 2020

Healthy Relationships Week is organized by students in the Ophelia Club at the high school, including Emily Stalfire, Christina Cylc, and Jessica Mendenhall. February 10-14 will be Healthy Relationships Week at Solanco High School, an effort to promote relationships that are safe and supportive.  That includes student relationships among boyfriends/girlfriends, friends, and family members. Solanco High […]

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Solanco students excel in skills competition

Solanco students excel in skills competition

| January 24, 2020

Solanco students Hannah Groff and Luke Withers put in impressive performances in the recent 2020 District SkillsUSA Competition. Hannah and Luke attend the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, Hannah for graphics at the Brownstown Campus and Luke for welding fabrication at Mount Joy. Hannah earned a second place finish in graphics t-shirt design, while […]

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Solanco’s top middle school spellers

Solanco’s top middle school spellers

| January 24, 2020

Spelling bees at Smith and Swift middle schools were intense and tightly-contested. “For almost two hours our spellers hashed it out with words like ‘vortices,’ ‘prestigious,’ ‘therapeutic,’ and ‘thermohaline,’” Swift Middle School teacher Molly Conrad said. “After the 11th round, we crowned  Julianna Krepelka (center in photo) the champion with the word ‘jodhpurs.’ Our two runners-up, […]

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