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Julia Gavin is Miss Solanco

| December 2, 2019
Julia Gavin is Miss Solanco

  Julia Gavin wears the crown as Miss Solanco 2019! In addition, Julia has received a $2,000 scholarship as the winner of the 65th annual Miss Solanco Scholarship Pageant at Solanco High School. Julia is second from the left in the photo (Caroline Arrowsmith, Julia Gavin, Anna Kreider, and Nicole Kudia.) Anna Kreider  was the first runnerup […]

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Swift students earn recognition

| November 25, 2019
Swift students earn recognition

Swift Middle School students have been recognized by their teachers and principal for their consistent demonstration of respect, responsibility, honesty and manners. The students were nominated by their teachers and invited to a breakfast in their honor at school with their parents and Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. The Swift Middle School Breakfast Club […]

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Stephanie Balmer in Pennsylvania agricultural education enrichment program

| November 25, 2019

Solanco High School ag teacher Stephanie Balmer has participated in a unique professional development experience known as the Pennsylvania Agricultural Inquiry Institute. “Participating teachers learned about integrating inquiry-based instruction and literacy strategies to cultivate critical thinking in their classes on food, fiber and natural resources,” according to a news release from Penn State University. “This […]

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Talented musicians perform in county chorus

| November 25, 2019
Talented musicians perform in county chorus

Ten Solanco middle school students performed in county chorus on Saturday (Nov. 23) at Lancaster Mennonite High School. The Solanco students are among the top middle school musicians in Lancaster and Lebanon counties who were chosen for the Lancaster Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) County Orchestra Festival. Front row: Tae Martin (violin), Caitlin Bennethum (violin), Emily Sims (cello), […]

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Solanco honors retiring school board members

| November 19, 2019
Solanco honors retiring school board members

Three Solanco School Board Directors, who have provided Solanco with a combined 60 years of dedicated service, are retiring from the board. Left to right in the photo, Leon Ressler, board president Steve Risk, and former board president Dan Bender participated in their final board meeting on Monday (November 18). Ressler, Risk and Bender each served on […]

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Smith students earn special recognition

| November 18, 2019
Smith students earn special recognition

Based on their consistent demonstration of respect, responsibility, honesty and manners, 12 Smith Middle School students have been honored as the Smith Breakfast Club students for October. The students were nominated by their teachers, and were invited to breakfast at school with their parents and Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Front row: Nolan Huber, […]

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Michael May signs on with East Stroudsburg University

| November 14, 2019
Michael May signs on with East Stroudsburg University

Following his senior season this spring, Solanco baseball standout Michael May (center) will continue his baseball career at East Stroudsburg University. Accompanied by his parents Michael and Joy May, Michael committed to attend East Stroudsburg and play on the Warrior baseball team. Michael is a strong hitter who has played left field and third base, […]

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Christmas stocking project – contact Solanco about alumni in the military

| November 13, 2019
Christmas stocking project – contact Solanco about alumni in the military

High school students will provide Christmas stockings to Solanco alumni serving the military. The Stockings for Alumni Soldiers project will bring holiday cheer to local young men and women who graduated from Solanco, are currently in the U.S. military, and are unable to be home during the holidays. In the photo, Mackenzie Britigan and Sydney Wolf prepare holiday […]

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