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Students of the Month

| January 7, 2020
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Solanco Students of the Month for December. Front row: Colton Haupt (5th grade, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Mason McCracken (kindergarten, Clermont), Lucas Hogg (3rd, Providence). Back row: Gavin Peinhardt (10th, high school), Vance Millhouse (6th, Swift Middle School), Brayden Lundvall (6th, Smith Middle School), Mereidy Gomez-Lucas […]

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Swift Middle School time capsule

| January 6, 2020
Swift Middle School time capsule

As the renovation/construction project at Swift Middle School nears completion, Swift students have sealed away a time capsule in the school that will not be opened until 25 years from now, in 2045. Front row: Lindsey Mecouch (student senate president), Christine Wagner (vice president), and Addison Groff (secretary), lower a page from the 1968 Swift Junior […]

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Students conduct trial featuring Judge Brown and D.A. Swinehart

| January 6, 2020
Students conduct trial featuring Judge Brown and D.A. Swinehart

Photo: Solanco High School law and society teacher Michael Hammel, Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart, the Honorable Leonard Brown, and Solanco High School forensics teacher Charleton King. Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas Judge Leonard Brown and Lancaster County Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart visited Solanco High School to participate with students in […]

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Purchasing a shopping bag at GIANT supports students

| January 2, 2020
Purchasing a shopping bag at GIANT supports students

In January, shoppers at GIANT in Quarryville who purchase a GIANT reusable shopping bag will be providing valuable financial support for Solanco students and teachers. GIANT has selected the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) as the beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program for the month of January. SEF will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 […]

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Solanco sports broadcasts on YouTube

| December 20, 2019
Solanco sports broadcasts on YouTube

Exciting Solanco sports action will be broadcast on Solanco YouTube. Following is the wintertime broadcast schedule for varsity boys and girls basketball, and wrestling. On the date and time of the contests you want to watch, click on Solanco YouTube and enjoy the action. Tuesday, January 28 – Girls basketball vs. Cocalico – 7:30 p.m. […]

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Field hockey earns high honor for academic achievement

| December 20, 2019
Field hockey earns high honor for academic achievement

The Solanco field hockey team has been awarded the Pennsylvania High School Field Hockey Coaches Association (PHSFHCA) Team Academic Award. Solanco’s field hockey players had a combined team GPA of 3.68 for the 2019 season. The players in the photo, with cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, have been named to the PHSFHCA Individual Academic Team: Front row: Mariah Stoltzfus, Mylee […]

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Business students qualify for states

| December 20, 2019
Business students qualify for states

Solanco students have registered impressive performances at the regional FBLA competition. (FBLA is Future Business Leaders of America.) Business Lead Teacher Stacy Shelton said eight students participated and the following six are advancing to states in the spring (listed as they appear in the photo): Gabby Keys – 3rd place in economics. Olivia Lasko – 2nd place […]

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Angel Tree brightens the holidays

| December 20, 2019
Angel Tree brightens the holidays

The district-wide Angel Tree Project, which provides requested Christmas gifts for children in need, is now “wrapping up” its 9th year. A few of the Angel Tree gifts collected at the administration office and donated to our neighbors and friends in the Solanco community. The Angel Tree Project began in 2011. Solanco School District Social […]

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