Archive for February, 2020

Prestigious recognition for award-winning Solanco artist Chesley Ledesma

Prestigious recognition for award-winning Solanco artist Chesley Ledesma

| February 27, 2020

Chesley Ledesma has been awarded the 2020 Red Raven $1,000 Senior Art Portfolio Scholarship! This distinguished “emerging artist” scholarship is awarded by The Red Raven Art Company and the C.X. Carlson Cultural Trust in Lancaster. In recognition of Chesley’s remarkable creativity, artistic talents and hard work, she will be featured and honored at several upcoming exhibitions and […]

Continue Reading

Honors for Solanco girls basketball

| February 26, 2020

Coach Chad McDowell and four players on the Solanco girls basketball team have received special honors in recognition of their successful season! Following his team’s second consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 3 championship, Coach McDowell has been named the section 3 coach of the year, and Jenna Dombach, Nikki Trout,  Jade Eshelman and Iiynd Rapant have earned all-star and academic […]

Continue Reading

Swift students’ video wins marketing award

Swift students’ video wins marketing award

| February 20, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Video Team from Swift Middle School has won the Outstanding Marketing Award at the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? awards ceremony.  Holly Melot, Ella Hauer and Olivia Musser are shown with their trophy. ”After four months of planning, filming and editing, their video about a local manufacturer was submitted […]

Continue Reading

Distinguished recognition for high school teacher Erin Byrnes

Distinguished recognition for high school teacher Erin Byrnes

| February 20, 2020

Solanco High School teacher Erin Byrnes has been selected as the 2020 Teacher of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (PAFCS). In a letter to Byrnes congratulating her on her award, PAFCS wrote, “The purpose of this award is to identify and recognize outstanding educational programs, methods, techniques and activities integrated […]

Continue Reading

Leah Huyett will compete in states

Leah Huyett will compete in states

| February 19, 2020

Congratulations to Solanco High School student Leah Huyett who is advancing to the SkillsUSA state competition in Hershey. Leah is in the commercial art program at the Brownstown Campus of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, and she finished in first place in the pin design competition, which earned her an invitation to states.   The state competition in […]

Continue Reading

Kindergarten registration – parents must call to schedule an appointment

Kindergarten registration – parents must call to schedule an appointment

| February 18, 2020

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2020-2021 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 13) at 786-0517. At […]

Continue Reading

Course selection for high school students

| February 14, 2020

High School counselors have presented next year’s course options to students in 9th, 10th and 11th grades. Parents are encouraged to talk with their students about the courses they are interested in. Students are able to update their selections themselves in Powerschool until February 28. After February 28, students will need to contact their counselors to […]

Continue Reading

Mock trial team members win awards

Mock trial team members win awards

| February 13, 2020

Rachel Johnson, Lexi Heisler, Brandon Daniel-Morales and Danielle Drumm have been recognized for strong performances in recent competitions as members of the Solanco High School Mock Trial team. “Senior Rachel Jonson was awarded ‘Best Attorney,’ sophomore Lexi Heisler won ‘Best Witness,’ senior Brandon Daniel Morales was named ‘Best Attorney,’ and Danielle Drumm was ‘Best Witness,’ Solanco […]

Continue Reading