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Solanco Family Life Network connects families in need with important support and services

| June 22, 2016
Solanco Family Life Network connects families in need with important support and services

Many local agencies have come together to form the Solanco Family Life Network, which is helping local families quickly and efficiently obtain housing, food, clothing, employment counseling, and other assistance that is critically important to the well-being of families and our community. The network’s website address is www.Solancofamily.com. Photo: Many individuals and organizations have provided  […]

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Solanco students’ artwork in prestigious Philadelphia exhibit

| June 13, 2016
Solanco students’ artwork in prestigious Philadelphia exhibit

Seven Solanco art students have been juried into the 2016 Teen Art Exhibition: Dreams 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,” Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers said. The talented Solanco art students are Tianna Beiler, Brianna Maule, Ryan O’Connell, Sydney […]

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Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2016!

| June 10, 2016
Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2016!

On a beautiful evening filled with cheers, tears, pride and deep reflection, 260 seniors in the Solanco Class of 2016 received their diplomas on the Solanco football field! The graduation ceremonies featured presentations by class valedictorian Emelyn Hatch, salutatorian Alexis Davis, class president Emilie Stocker, retiring high school principal Brian Gallagher, and Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian […]

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Solanco’s 2016-2017 budget

| June 9, 2016
Solanco’s 2016-2017 budget

The Solanco School Board has approved a final 55.7-million budget for the 2016-2017 school year. It contains a tax increase of 2.90-percent, which is the limit established by Act 1 for Solanco for the 2016-2017 school year. Homeowners will pay an additional $35.08 per $100,000 assessment. The average tax increase in the county will be $55.40. Solanco’s […]

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Liam Hodgson wins engineering scholarship

| June 9, 2016
Liam Hodgson wins engineering scholarship

Congratulations to 2016 graduate Liam Hodgson (left in photo), who has received a $2,000 scholarship from the Harrisburg chapter of the American Society of Highway Engineers. Six Harrisburg-area students who will major in civil engineering in college were chosen as scholarship recipients, based on their academic achievements and teacher recommendations. Liam will attend the University of […]

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Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” in elementary and middle schools

| June 9, 2016
Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” in elementary and middle schools

A new and exciting activity was held in Solanco schools on Thursday – the “Cap and Gown Walk” by graduating seniors. Only hours prior to their graduation, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools where they were warmly and enthusiastically welcomed by students and staff. These top two photos show the rousing reception seniors received at […]

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Swift students honored during 8th Grade Recognition ceremonies

| June 8, 2016

-          Nobel Prize for Language Arts: Nic Cozzone & Christina Cylc Explanation: most helpful in the classroom -          Pulitzer Prize for Language Arts: Gavin Steely & Raleigh Strang Explanation: distinguished writers -          Newbery Award for Langauge Arts: Michael Keefer & Anna Kreider Explanation: academic excellence all year -          Larry Bird Award: Joey Franklin Just kept […]

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Class valedictorian and salutatorian

| June 7, 2016
Class valedictorian and salutatorian

Congratulations to class valedictorian Emelyn Hatch (left), and class salutatorian Alexis Davis, the top academic students in the Solanco Class of 2016! Emelyn and Alexis will address their classmates during graduation ceremonies at the Solanco High School football field beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Emelyn will attend Wake Forest University, while Alexis will attend Swarthmore […]

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