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Time change for Wednesday’s 9th Grade Orientation

| August 20, 2018

Due to our ongoing efforts to assure the high school is ready for the start of the school year, we will need to adjust the end time for the 9th grade orientation.  The orientation previously scheduled to end at 12 noon on Wednesday August 22 will now end at 11 a.m. Parents should pick up their 9th grader at 11 a.m. in the front […]

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Update on Mold in Schools

| August 19, 2018
Update on Mold in Schools

Solanco Families: Below is an update on air quality issues in some of our schools. The wet weather has continued to prove challenging in controlling humidity in some our buildings. As a result, we discovered some mold in parts of Clermont Elementary and Solanco High School a few weeks ago. We have been hard at […]

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Statement Regarding Mold Found in Schools

| August 14, 2018
Statement Regarding Mold Found in Schools

Solanco Families: This letter details concerns some parents may have regarding air quality in schools, specifically related to mold. It is not uncommon for mold to be discovered in schools, especially over the hotter summer months.  Making this more of a concern is the high amount of rain we received. Any time this happens, we aggressively and […]

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Annual Public Notice of Special Services and Programs

| August 1, 2018

State and federal special education regulations require each school district to provide notice to the community by publishing an annual public notice to parents, in newspapers or by other media, regarding the school district’s identification and screening activities, the location and time of the activities, and also any evaluation activity which takes place in the […]

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Solanco hosts state teacher training session

| July 30, 2018
Solanco hosts state teacher training session

Solanco this summer hosted a small engine repair workshop for teachers from throughout Pennsylvania. “The three-day Briggs and Stratton workshop introduced young and inexperienced teachers to teaching small engine repair,” Solanco teacher Carey Kalupson said. “It covered all of the basics of operation, including complete disassembly of engines. All teachers successfully reassembled and started their engines.” […]

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Discount on property tax paid by August 31

| July 20, 2018

Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Taxes may be paid at any Fulton Bank branch office with the bottom tax stub of the tax bill, or payments may be mailed to Solanco School District, P.O. Box 4158, Lancaster, PA 17604-4158. […]

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Construction at Smith and Swift/Clermont (limited public use of fields)

| July 20, 2018
Construction at Smith and Swift/Clermont (limited public use of fields)

The project to renovate, expand and improve Smith Middle School will continue this summer with completion expected by October. Photo: New entrance to Smith Middle School is taking shape.         At the Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary campus, work on a new parking lot has begun (photo) as a construction project that will […]

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Impressive run for Solanco soccer stars

| July 16, 2018
Impressive run for Solanco soccer stars

Congratulations to Solanco soccer players Hannah Sweda (left), Gabi Dolan (center) and Kayden Bedwell(right), whose outstanding play and sportsmanship helped propel their team to remarkable finishes and high honors in district, regional and national competitions! Hannah, Gabi and Kayden play with the girls U17 Rage United Soccer Club based in Lancaster. Their team recently earned 2nd place […]

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