Recent Articles

Scholarship opportunities for seniors

| March 3, 2015
Scholarship opportunities for seniors

There are dozens of scholarships available to Solanco seniors who plan to continue their education beyond high school. With the rising cost of college, financial aid and support is more valuable than ever. Seniors and their parents are encouraged to review the scholarships and to apply for those that may be appropriate. Click SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY 2015 for […]

Continue Reading

Swift students honored

| February 27, 2015
Swift students honored

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

Continue Reading

Student leadership provides important improvements at Quarryville Elementary

| February 27, 2015
Student leadership provides important improvements at Quarryville Elementary

Students in teacher Dan Hutchinson’s 4th grade class at Quarryville Elementary are showing great leadership in a challenge to improve behavior in the school cafeteria. The students have committed themselves to working together to improve not only their behavior, but the behavior of other students in the cafeteria as well. All classes have shown improvement, […]

Continue Reading

Students celebrate reading, and school breakfast

| February 27, 2015
Students celebrate reading, and school breakfast

READ ACROSS AMERICA: Many interesting and exciting activities have been planned for this week, March 2-6, to celebrate Read Across America Week, and the anniversary of the birthday of the beloved Dr. Seuss. Some of those activities will include “Drop Everything and Read Day,” classroom visits by “mystery readers,” “Read with a Buddy Day,” and “Wear […]

Continue Reading

Bo Spiller marches on to states!

| February 25, 2015
Bo Spiller marches on to states!

  Bo Spiller registered another outstanding performance in districts, winning an individual championship at 285 pounds, earning  earned him an opportunity to wrestle in the PIAA State Tournament March 5-7 at Hersheypark Arena! Other Solanco wrestlers who performed very well in districts include Dalton Groff with a fifth place finish at 145 pounds. That makes […]

Continue Reading

Smith Middle School award-winning art students

| February 24, 2015
Smith Middle School award-winning art students

The impressive artistic talents and creativity of five Smith Middle School students have earned them Honorable Mention recognition from the Lancaster County Young Artists Awards. The Smith award-winning art students are, front row, Mackenzie Britigan (grade 7), Olivia Stoltzfus (8th), Kara Moyer (7th). Back row: Hannah Walters (7th), Faith Rineer (8th). Their beautiful artwork will be featured in an art […]

Continue Reading

Students of the Month

| February 24, 2015
Students of the Month

The photo features the Students of the Month who have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board. Front row: Jonathan Boozer (3rd grade, Providence Elementary), Ben Ginter (kindergarten, Quarryville), Adrienne Dolan (3rd, Clermont). Back row: Jadan Forren (6th, Smith), Marissa Pfeffer (10th, high school), Luke Piskun (4th, Bart-Colerain), Emma Humbert (6th, Swift). The students […]

Continue Reading

Scholarships available from Solanco Education Foundation

| February 23, 2015

The Solanco Education Foundation will award $1,000 scholarships to six graduating seniors in the Solanco Class of 2015 who will continue their education beyond high school. Selection criteria include average or better class standing and scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, and good character, leadership and moral standards. The scholarship application is available […]

Continue Reading

"The mission of the Solanco School District is to develop responsible citizens and life-long learners by providing opportunities to maximize student academic performance in a safe and secure environment"