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College financial aid meeting Monday

| January 23, 2015
College financial aid meeting Monday

Students and their parents are invited to the high school at 6 p.m. on Monday (Jan. 26) for an important informational session about PSAT scores and financial planning for college. The meeting will feature a discussion about understanding and improving PSAT scores. In addition, Wells Fargo representatives will explain how to use a college’s net price […]

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Wrestlers hit the mats in L-L tournament

| January 23, 2015
Wrestlers hit the mats in L-L tournament

It’s another big weekend for Solanco wrestlers as they’ll compete Friday and Saturday (Jan. 23 and 24) in the Lancaster-Lebanon League  tournament at Garden Spot High School. They’ll be looking to continue their impressive team dominance of the tournament as the Golden Mules have captured the team title four of the past five years! Wyatt Jennings and Bo Spiller […]

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Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

| January 20, 2015
Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

Solanco 2011 graduate Marla Peiffer has been crowned Miss York County for 2015, and that has earned her the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Miss Pennsylvania contest! “Miss York County has been a title that I have sought ever since I began competing in the Miss America Organization in 2011-12,” Marla said. “Since there is […]

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Clermont students excel in national reading competition

| January 19, 2015
Clermont students excel in national reading competition

  Fourth grade Clermont Elementary students are winners in the Read to Succeed National Contest. Achieve 3000 notified teacher Shannon McConaghy that her students’ high average and points earned have earned them a classroom poster that recognizes their strong reading performance in the contest. In addition, they received personalized certificates of achievement for each student in the […]

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Swift Spelling Bee winners

| January 19, 2015
Swift Spelling Bee winners

  Hirsute, wahine, and ignominious are challenging words to spell, to say the least. Yet these were some of the words that Swift Middle School students confronted in the eighth and 9th rounds of the Swift Spelling Bee. The competition was stiff, and when it was all said and done Nate Miller (center) was the […]

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FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

| January 15, 2015
FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

At ceremonies at the State Farm Show in Harrisburg, five Solanco students received Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. Solanco FFA students who received Keystone FFA Degrees (left to right in the photo) are Noah Wentworth, Janae Hoover, Karissa Herr, Amanda Bauer and Oliver Wentworth. The Keystone FFA […]

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Presentation on teens and substance abuse

| January 12, 2015

Solanco parents are invited to a presentation at the high school on Thursday, February 5 that will provide them with information about current drug trends among teens, including the types and names of drugs most commonly used. The presenter will be Tina George, MSW, from Caron Treatment Centers, who will also discuss how parents can […]

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The importance of school breakfast

| January 12, 2015
The importance of school breakfast

A healthy school breakfast prepares students for success in the classroom every day. FACT:  Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory.  Research indicates the quality of foods children eat impacts cognition – with poor nutrition linked with absenteeism, hunger symptoms and psychosocial problems. FACT:  Students who eat school breakfast attend, on average, 1.5 more days […]

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