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Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

| December 1, 2016
Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

Congratulations to Marissa Witmer, this year’s winner of the Miss Solanco Pageant! Marissa earned the Miss Solanco crown during a spirited and entertaining competition featuring 10 talented Solanco students.         Following are the contestants listed as they appear in the photo: Front row: Tianna Hashinger, Jazzmyn Pope, Marissa Witmer, Tianna Beiler, Emily […]

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Upcoming student holiday concerts

| November 30, 2016

There are many wonderfully-talented elementary, middle and high school student musicians in Solanco, and they will provide entertaining holiday concerts this month. Everyone is invited to the free performances: Elementary Students’ Holiday Concert Thursday, December 8, 7-9 p.m., at Solanco High School. Smith Middle School Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 13, 7:30-9 p.m. Swift Middle School […]

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Providence celebrates parents and grandparents

| November 29, 2016
Providence celebrates parents and grandparents

Providence Elementary hosted parents and grandparents during Thanksgiving Week. Tuesday, November 22 was the annual grandparents’/special visitor breakfast and classroom visitation. “Visitors ate breakfast with students then enjoyed classroom lessons,” Providence Principal Christina McLaughlin said. “Over 250 special visitors were in attendance that day! Wednesday November 23 was the Donuts for Dads and  Muffins for […]

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Solanco students will perform in Nutcracker Ballet

| November 29, 2016
Solanco students will perform in Nutcracker Ballet

Solanco students are participating in a professional production of the Donetsk Ballet Company of Ukraine’s 24th Annual Nutcracker Ballet 2016, with Viktor Yeliohin International Ballet Academy. Four public performances will be held at Lancaster Mennonite High School: Friday, December 2 at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, December 3 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, December 4 […]

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Smith students honored

| November 29, 2016
Smith students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith 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, the Breakfast […]

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Miss Solanco Pageant on Saturday

| November 23, 2016
Miss Solanco Pageant on Saturday

Ten Solanco High School students will vie for the coveted crown of Miss Solanco. The 62nd Miss Solanco Pageant will be held Saturday, November 26 at 7 p.m.in the Solanco High School auditorium. Following are the contestants listed as they appear in the photo: Front row: Tianna Hashinger, Jazzmyn Pope, Marissa Witmer, Tianna Beiler, Emily […]

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Solanco students to benefit from our community’s generosity!

| November 23, 2016
Solanco students to benefit from our community’s generosity!

The Solanco Education Foundation is deeply grateful for the generous support of Solanco students during the recent ExtraOrdinary Give.  More than $5,000 was donated to the Solanco Education Foundation by parents, alumni, staff and caring members of our community. The money raised during the ExtraGive will be used toward the Foundation’s support of student scholarships, teacher venture grants […]

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FFA students have worldwide impact

| November 22, 2016
FFA students have worldwide impact

FFA student officers placed a jar in the FFA classroom to collect spare change from members. In three weeks, they raised $62 dollars, which was matched by FFA advisors, bringing the total to $155. FFA student officers decided to work through World Vision to use the money to purchase a goat and two chickens for […]

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