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Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

| June 18, 2015
Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

  Congratulations to 2015 Solanco grad and wrestling standout Bo Spiller (photo), who has been named Lancaster Newspapers male high school Athlete of the year, and to Billy Cooney for earning the track Athlete of the Year recognition. Solanco High School Athletic Director Anthony Hall provided the following lists of Solanco spring sports all-stars:   […]

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Scott Long will become assistant principal at the high school

| June 9, 2015
Scott Long will become assistant principal at the high school

  The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Scott Long as Assistant Principal at Solanco High School. Since March 23, Long has been serving as Dean of Students at the high school. His first day as assistant principal will be July 1. Previously, he had been physical education teacher at Smith Middle School. […]

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School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

| June 9, 2015
School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

The Solanco School Board has approved a final budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The $52.9-million budget contains a tax increase of 2.50-percent that is needed to offset a 21-percent mandated increase in pension costs to the district. The Solanco School District continues to have the lowest real estate tax rate among the 16 school districts […]

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Swift 8th graders honored

| June 5, 2015
Swift 8th graders honored

Congratulations to Grace Kreider and Patrick Hodgson (photo), for their selection as Boy and Girl of the Year at Swift Middle School. Patrick was also honored for his participation and leadership in chorus and band, and he was also chosen as the STEM student of the year (STEM is science, technology, engineering and math). The […]

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Smith 8th grade award winners

| June 5, 2015
Smith 8th grade award winners

Congratulations to Brooke Wheeler, Casey Weder, Faith Rineer, Reece Curry-Saner, Skyla Townsley, Averex Grant, Aleksa Burger, Brooklynn Stauffer, Montana Lockhart and Gabriel Anderson, who earned multiple awards at 8th Grade Awards Night at Smith Middle School. Brooke Wheeler (photo) won the Outstanding Student Award, and also a Computer Award, Family and Consumer Science Award, Music […]

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Emelyn Hatch will be honored at Carnegie Hall

| June 5, 2015
Emelyn Hatch will be honored at Carnegie Hall

Solanco High School junior Emelyn Hatch will be honored at Carnegie Hall on Thursday (June 11)! Emelyn is being recognized as one of the best high school writers in the entire country as her story House has received a prestigious American Voices Medal. “Emelyn is an outstanding young writer. Receiving the American Voices Medal is […]

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Solanco athletes and their future plans

| June 2, 2015
Solanco athletes and their future plans

The photos feature seniors, both girls and boys, who have participated in sports at Solanco. There is  information about each student, including the sport(s) they participated in at Solanco, and their college, military or other plans following high school graduation. The students in bold with * next to their name have signed a letter of intent to participate […]

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Distinguished recognition for talented art students

| June 1, 2015
Distinguished recognition for talented art students

Nine Solanco High School students have been juried into the Teen Art Exhibition: Come as You Are/Express Yourself at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! “This is a phenomenal honor for these students to have their work selected for exhibition in this prestigious, world-class museum,” their art teacher Candace Rakers said. The students are (left to right […]

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