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A rousing farewell for Cleta Lee

| June 9, 2020
A rousing farewell for Cleta Lee

At times Tuesday afternoon, vehicles were backed up from in front of Smith Middle School to Route 472. They were decorated with signs such as “We love you,” “Congratulations,” and “We will miss you Cleta!” They were all there to give Smith Middle School secretary Cleta Lee a loud and joyous send-off into retirement. As the […]

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Message from Dr. Bliss: Equity Through Honoring Dignity

| June 9, 2020

Dear Solanco Community, We share outrage at the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  I want to make clear that we will do all we can to eradicate racism. This tragedy reminds us how vital our equity work is as a district. As a community. Dignity and belonging must be central to Solanco’s ethos.  […]

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Elementary teachers Greg and Sheila Schmitt earn distinguished recognition

| June 8, 2020
Elementary teachers Greg and Sheila Schmitt earn distinguished recognition

Bart-Colerain Elementary third grade teachers Greg and Sheila Schmitt have been chosen as recipients of WITF Teacher Impact Awards. WITF is a public broadcasting television station in Harrisburg, and in partnership with Rotary District 7390, WITF has honored teachers in seven counties, including the Schmitt’s, for their “exemplary dedication to their students and community.” According to […]

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PHOTOS – Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2020!

| June 6, 2020
PHOTOS – Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2020!

Solanco High School students have received their diplomas (Saturday’s drive-through ceremony at the high school) and have officially graduated from high school! Their high school careers finished, albeit under unusual and challenging circumstances, the graduates now prepare for the next step in their lives, whether it will be attending college, beginning their career in the […]

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REOPENING SCHOOLS – plans for Solanco schools in 2020-2021

| June 5, 2020
REOPENING SCHOOLS – plans for Solanco schools in 2020-2021

Please review this page frequently for updates from the Solanco School District concerning plans for reopening Solanco schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Parent survey – The Solanco School District is asking for feedback from Solanco parents about several considerations for the re-opening of schools. Your input and voice are important to us as we […]

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Superintendent Update on Reopening

| June 5, 2020
Superintendent Update on Reopening

Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss is providing important and informative information concerning the reopening of Solanco schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Click here - Superintendent Update on Reopening - to review the material.

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Watch 2020 graduation on Solanco YouTube

| June 5, 2020
Watch 2020 graduation on Solanco YouTube

Solanco’s virtual graduation ceremony is available for viewing on Solanco YouTube. The Solanco School District congratulates the Class of 2020!

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Honors for outstanding 8th graders

| June 4, 2020

“Although we truly wanted to do our typical ’in-person’ celebration for Smith and Swift Middle School 8th grade learners, the current circumstances prevent such an event,” Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter said. “To  honor our current 8th graders for their remarkable efforts and achievements, we have developed a digital program. We hope you enjoy this recognition program, congratulations to all […]

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