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Smith Singers will perform in Massachusetts

| April 12, 2019

The Smith Singers will participate in the Worldstrides Music Festival at Danvers High School, near Boston. “We will have four ensembles performing: the Smith Singers, the Smith Singers Ladies Ensemble, the Smith Singers Men’s Ensemble, and the barbershop group, The Sharp Dressed Men,” George A. Smith Middle School music teacher Karen Gagliardi said. The trip will be […]

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Solanco FBLA students compete in states

| April 12, 2019
Solanco FBLA students compete in states

Front row: Henry Woy, Olivia Lasko, Erin Dobinson. Jenna Beth Phillips. Back row: Anthony Mosley, Guadalupe Montes, Nick Jones. Solanco FBLA (business) students registered strong performances in regional and state FBLA competitions.  The Solanco Marketing Team of Henry Woy, Erin Dobinson and Jenna Beth Phillips earned an impressive 8th place finish among 80 teams in […]

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Enjoyable summertime learning with new Solanco Reads! program

| April 12, 2019
Enjoyable summertime learning with new Solanco Reads! program

Award-winning Solanco High School artist Matthew Mentz has created beautiful artwork that is featured on t-shirts and book bags to promote Solanco Reads! At its annual parent workshop on Tuesday (April 9), the Title 1 Reading Department introduced the elementary Solanco Reads! Program. “This is an exciting new program they hope to continue every summer […]

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Statement Regarding School Sports Physician

| April 11, 2019

The Solanco School District learned yesterday afternoon from  media reports that Dr. William Vollmar was charged by the police with indecent assault of an adult. While Solanco did not appoint Dr. Vollmar, other medical providers who contract with the district subcontracted with him.  In that role, Dr. Vollmar performed medical services for the district, including […]

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Solanco’s first-ever Small Ensembles Concert on April 23

| April 8, 2019

“The Small Ensembles Concert will feature the Chorale, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble a String Quartet and perhaps some other surprises,” Solanco High School Vocal Music Teacher Erin Brubaker said. The public is invited to attend this free concert which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 in the high school auditorium. “Come see some […]

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Students of the Month

| April 3, 2019
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and school board directors have honored the Solanco Students of the Month for March. Front row: Jasmine Leal (1st grade, Quarryville Elementary), Landon Girvin (1st, Bart-Colerain), Mikalen Bleacher (2nd, Providence), Maddie Welch (5th, Clermont). Back row: Ella Hauer (7th, Swift Middle School), Amber Pownall (11th, high school), Raif Groves (7th, Smith […]

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Logan Yaletchko wins Mr. Solanco crown

| April 3, 2019
Logan Yaletchko wins Mr. Solanco crown

Congratulations to the top finishers in the 2019 Mr. Solanco Contest! Left to right: first runner-up is Nick Dillon, Mr. Solanco 2019 is Logan Yaletchko, and Mr. Congeniality is Gabe Williams.

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Middle schools students earn special recognition

| April 3, 2019
Middle schools students earn special recognition

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter.  Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character.  Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, Breakfast Club students […]

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