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Demuth exhibition features artwork by Solanco students

| December 22, 2014
Demuth exhibition features artwork by Solanco students

Solanco has very talented, creative and hard-working art students, and several of them have had their beautiful artwork chosen to be included in the Art in a Box Exhibition at the Demuth Museum in Lancaster. High school art teacher Candace Rakers said, “The Art in a Box Exhibition was established in 2009 as an outreach initiative for […]

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Swift students honored

| December 19, 2014
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, Breakfast Club […]

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Thomas Haines in running for the year’s top sports story

| December 16, 2014
Thomas Haines in running for the year’s top sports story

Solanco students, parents and fans have the opportunity to vote for Thomas Haines and his fourth state wrestling championship as the top LNP sports story of 2014! The competition will be tough, as there were many remarkable sports moments and accomplishments this year. Yet last spring Thomas became only the 12th wrestler in Pennsylvania history to become a […]

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A gift from the Class of 1948

| December 16, 2014
A gift from the Class of 1948

The first students to graduate from “Solanco” High  School were in the Class of 1948. When they entered high school in 9th grade they attended Quarryville High School, and in their senior year the school became the Southern Lancaster County Joint High School, or “Solanco.” The high school building at that time is now the Solanco Administrative Office on […]

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Students of the Month

| December 16, 2014
Students of the Month

The Students of the Month were honored by the Solanco School Board and Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss at Monday’s school board meeting. Front row:  Grace Mellott (4th grade, Providence), Morgan DeLong (5th, Bart-Colerain), Maya Dolan (5th, Clermont). Back row: Owen Walker (5th, Quarryville), Nathaly Molinarez (7th, Swift), Seana Armstrong (12th, high school), Hannah Hargraves (7th, […]

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Mini Thon selling luminaries to honor those who have battled cancer

| December 9, 2014
Mini Thon selling luminaries to honor those who have battled cancer

Solanco High School students and staff are busy preparing for the second annual Mini Thon which will be held at the high school February 6 -7. More than 300 high school and 100 middle school students attended last year’s Mini Thon which raised an astonishing $21,368, far surpassing the original goal of $6,000 (in the […]

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Early dismissal on Dec. 23

| December 9, 2014

Students will head home from school early on Tuesday, December 23, the final day of school before the Christmas break. The high school will dismiss at 11:30 a.m., the middle schools at 11:45 a.m., and elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. There will be no morning kindergarten. Afternoon kindergarten students will arrive at school […]

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Student Assistance Program at Solanco High School

| December 9, 2014
Student Assistance Program at Solanco High School

The Student Assistance Program (SAP) ensures that students experiencing barriers to learning related to substance abuse and mental health problems are identified and linked to appropriate supportive services in the school and community. It is a voluntary intervention program. It is not a school-based therapy program and it is not a disciplinary program. The following information […]

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