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Swift play – “Doc, Doc, Goose” – May 1 at 7 p.m.

| April 23, 2015
Swift play – “Doc, Doc, Goose” – May 1 at 7 p.m.

  Talented Swift Middle School actors and actresses will treat the audience to lots of laughs during their hilarious performance of “Doc, Doc, Goose” by Patrick Rainville Dorn on Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. The zany play features characters from a combination of our favorite nursery rhymes, yet they all seem to be plagued by […]

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Smith 8th grader among top U.S. math students competing in Chicago

| April 22, 2015
Smith 8th grader among top U.S. math students competing in Chicago

In the photo, Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter and 8th grade student Aidan McBride celebrate Aidan’s participation in an elite math contest in Chicago. Smith Middle School math standout Aidan McBride, and his mother Shannon Paddock, will travel to Chicago this weekend where Aidan will participate in the national MATHCON exam on Saturday. Aidan […]

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Solanco School Board hires basketball and cheerleading coaches

| April 21, 2015
Solanco School Board hires basketball and cheerleading coaches

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Scott Long as head coach of the Solanco boys varsity basketball team. Long is Dean of Students at Solanco High School, and for the past five seasons he has served as head coach of the Penn Manor girls varsity basketball team. In addition, he has been an […]

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Students of the Month

| April 14, 2015
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Solanco Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board on Monday, April 13. Front row: Robert Groff (kindergarten, Providence Elementary), Lydia Young (1st, Clermont), Andersen Miller (1st, Quarryville). Second row: Kyle Osborne (8th, Swift), Darren Wheary (10th, high school), Brooke Wheeler […]

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Solanco to have three contestants in Miss Pennsylvania

| April 13, 2015
Solanco to have three contestants in Miss Pennsylvania

Incredibly, two Solanco seniors and a 2011 Solanco graduate have qualified to compete in this year’s Miss Pennsylvania Pageant! Senior Donna Montgomery (left), Solanco grad Marla Peiffer (center) and senior Madison Lasko will be among the 40 contestants in Miss Pennsylvania competing for thousands of dollars in scholarship money and the opportunity to participate in the Miss America Pageant in […]

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Solanco kindergarten registration – parents need to schedule an appointment

| April 8, 2015
Solanco kindergarten registration – parents need to schedule an appointment

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2015-2016 school year that begins in August. Parents who plan to have their children attend kindergarten must schedule a kindergarten registration appointment with the Solanco School District. Call Cindy Criswell no later than April 24 at 786-0517. At least […]

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UK students and teachers visit Solanco

| April 7, 2015
UK students and teachers visit Solanco

An eight-year, long-distance friendship has been renewed this week as 35 students and six teachers and administrators from Blackburn, England are visiting Solanco. Blackburn is in County Lancashire. Students from St. Bede’s High School have “buddied-up” with Solanco students and together they are attending classes at the high school and visiting with Solanco teachers. Sharing and learning opportunities between […]

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Solanco students in Engineering Olympics

| March 30, 2015
Solanco students in Engineering Olympics

Solanco High School was well-represented at the Engineering Olympics held recently at Wilkes University. The team of Liam Hodgson and Leeann Haywood finished first in the Logic Gate Challenge. Emelyn Hatch and Gavin Fox (photo) captured second place in the Cigar Box Guitar Challenge. Ian Birdwell and Alexis Davis finished third in an electronic challenge, […]

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