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Swift students honored

| February 24, 2017
Swift students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to 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 students are selected […]

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High school students tour Thaddeus Stevens

| February 22, 2017

Thirty Solanco High School students experienced life on a college campus during a visit to Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Solanco High School College Advisor Brandon Smith, high school counselor Tristan Zelinka, and students received information about the majors available at Thaddeus Stevens in Lancaster, and they saw how college students live, study and work on campus. […]

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Impressive performances by Solanco wrestlers

| February 21, 2017
Impressive performances by Solanco wrestlers

Solanco wrestlers AJ Wilson, Ben Root, Josh Weder and Grayson Charles have advanced to the district regional tournament to be held at the Giant Center in Hershey on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week (Feb. 23, 24, 25). AJ Wilson at 152 pounds and Ben Root at 170 pounds earned first place finishes in last […]

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Solanco students perform in county orchestra festival

| February 20, 2017
Solanco students perform in county orchestra festival

Three talented Solanco High School musicians represented the Solanco School District and our community at the LLMEA County Orchestra Festival at Elizabethtown Area Senior High School on Saturday, February 11. They are Joshua Herr on the violin (left), Robert Kiesel on bass (center), and Kayla Brown on the violin. “Students auditioned in December to earn the honor […]

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Swappe Shoppe at Quarryville Elementary

| February 15, 2017
Swappe Shoppe at Quarryville Elementary

Quarryville Elementary students and staff are working together to provide support for others. The creation of the first Swappe Shoppe in a Solanco elementary school is now underway at Quarryville Elementary. In the photo are Olivia Singleton, Alyssa Wood  and Trey Riley with a sampling of the clothing collected so far for the Quarryville Swappe […]

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New group to provide support and guidance for 9th grade girls

| February 14, 2017

The high school guidance office is launching the first 9th grade version of Girls on the Run at Solanco High School. “It is called ‘Heart and Sole’ and follows a similar structure as Girls on the Run,” high school counselor Lindsay Capoferri said. “We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 until 4:15 p.m. […]

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Swift student wins digitial photography award

| February 13, 2017
Swift student wins digitial photography award

Swift Middle School 7th grader Owen Brazelton (right in photo) has won second place for his digital photography project in a regional competition. Owen is a member of the Solanco Middle School Technology Student Association Chapter that participated in the Pennsylvania Region 2 TSA Conference at Conestoga Valley High School on February 11. “Students competed against […]

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“Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” at Clermont

| February 13, 2017
“Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” at Clermont

An evening of family fun at Clermont Elementary on Thursday, March 2 will feature interesting and important activities. “Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” will be held in the Clermont Elementary cafeteria from 6 to 7 p.m. on March 2. In addition to an enjoyable search for hidden clues in the school, and information about Robert […]

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