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Solanco students in County Band on Saturday (Jan. 25)

| January 24, 2020

Talented Solanco High School musicians will audition soon for honor band and orchestra. The dates are January 25, February 8, and February 13-15. Scott Weyman, Solanco Music Department Lead Teacher, said the Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) County Band (South) Festival will be Saturday, January 25 at Manheim Township High School. The LLMEA County Orchestra Festival will be […]

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Mother-Son Night re-scheduled for January 25

| January 8, 2020
Mother-Son Night re-scheduled for January 25

PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE FOR MOTHER-SON NIGHT: Saturday, January 25. On Saturday, January 25, Smith Middle School PTO will host an entertaining evening for Solanco mothers and their sons in grades kindergarten through 8th grade at any Solanco elementary or middle school.  The sons must be accompanied by their mother or a female family figure […]

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Census forms provide important information

| January 8, 2020
Census forms provide important information

Solanco residents recently received a census form in the mail. The census is used by the Solanco School District to plan for educational services and future enrollment trends. All information is confidential and census information is not used in the determination of school taxes. Residents are asked to review the form for accuracy, make any necessary changes, […]

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Students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

| January 8, 2020
Students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

At the Farm Show in Harrisburg, three Solanco students – Tate Fisher, Amber Pownall, Todd Welk (in photo) – have been presented with Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. The Keystone FFA Degree is awarded based on the student’s project program: leadership activities including office and committee assignments within […]

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Students of the Month

| January 7, 2020
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Solanco Students of the Month for December. Front row: Colton Haupt (5th grade, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Mason McCracken (kindergarten, Clermont), Lucas Hogg (3rd, Providence). Back row: Gavin Peinhardt (10th, high school), Vance Millhouse (6th, Swift Middle School), Brayden Lundvall (6th, Smith Middle School), Mereidy Gomez-Lucas […]

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Swift Middle School time capsule

| January 6, 2020
Swift Middle School time capsule

As the renovation/construction project at Swift Middle School nears completion, Swift students have sealed away a time capsule in the school that will not be opened until 25 years from now, in 2045. Front row: Lindsey Mecouch (student senate president), Christine Wagner (vice president), and Addison Groff (secretary), lower a page from the 1968 Swift Junior […]

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Students conduct trial featuring Judge Brown and D.A. Swinehart

| January 6, 2020
Students conduct trial featuring Judge Brown and D.A. Swinehart

Photo: Solanco High School law and society teacher Michael Hammel, Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart, the Honorable Leonard Brown, and Solanco High School forensics teacher Charleton King. Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas Judge Leonard Brown and Lancaster County Assistant District Attorney Janie A. Swinehart visited Solanco High School to participate with students in […]

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Purchasing a shopping bag at GIANT supports students

| January 2, 2020
Purchasing a shopping bag at GIANT supports students

In January, shoppers at GIANT in Quarryville who purchase a GIANT reusable shopping bag will be providing valuable financial support for Solanco students and teachers. GIANT has selected the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) as the beneficiary of the GIANT Bags 4 My Cause Program for the month of January. SEF will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 […]

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