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Swift students earn special recognition

| March 21, 2017
Swift students earn special recognition

Swift Middle School students who have consistently demonstrated honesty, respect, responsibility, self-control and manners have been chosen for the Swift Middle School Breakfast Club. Those students enjoyed a breakfast in their honor with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. In the photo are the students who were nominated by their teachers for the […]

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Smith student fundraiser at The Daily Grind on Wednesday

| March 20, 2017

Smith Middle School 7th grade students and The Daily Grind are hosting a delicious fundraiser on Wednesday (March 22) at The Daily Grind in Quarryville. All community members are invited to print the flier and present it at The Daily Grind on Wednesday and 15% of their purchase will support a student field trip to […]

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Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

| March 16, 2017
Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

Photo – Chase Charles, Kaleb Tucker, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, Josh Weder (not pictured: AJ Wilson). Solanco has had six wrestlers earn Lancaster-Lebanon League all-star recognition. Ben Root (170 pounds) and Grayson Charles (138) are first team selections, while Kaleb Tucker (220), Josh Weder (195) and AJ Wilson (152) were named to the second team, and […]

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Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

| March 16, 2017
Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

George A. Smith Middle School student Emily Torrise (left) finished 10th in the 10th round in the LNP Spelling Bee at Conestoga Valley on Friday. “She was really terrific and did a great job,” Smith 6th grade LEAD teacher Sandy Lee (right) said. Emily qualified for the highly-competitive spelling bee after earning one of the top […]

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Swift students will perform Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom

| March 16, 2017
Swift students will perform Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom

Proceeds from the two public performances of this year’s spring play at Swift Middle School will be donated to the search for a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a leading genetic cause of death among infants. Swift students will provide entertaining performances of Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, […]

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Snow days will be made up on April 13 and May 12

| March 15, 2017

Schools will be open and classes will be in session on Thursday, April 13 and Friday, May 12. Schools were originally scheduled to be closed on those days, but they will be used to make up for the two school days that were lost on March 14 and 15 because of snow.

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Important meeting for parents of student-athletes on April 4

| March 13, 2017

UPDATED – Because of the snowstorm, the presentation about the prevention of substance abuse by student athletes has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, April 4 (it had originally been scheduled for Tuesday, March 14). All Solanco coaches and parents are invited (no students).  Tina George (MSW) from the Caron Treatment Center, will discuss commonly abused substances, symptoms of substance […]

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Students of the Month

| March 7, 2017
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. Front row: Jayla Himmelberger (1st grade, Clermont Elementary), Madison Kut (4th, Bart-Colerain), Shaniah Holmes (4th, Providence), Liam Brocklehurst (1st, Quarryville). Back row: Aleksa Burger (10th grade, high school), Tyler Sellers (8th, Swift Middle School), Christopher Natale (8th, George A. Smith […]

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