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School board reorganization

| December 4, 2018
School board reorganization

During its annual reorganization meeting on December 3, the Solanco School Board unanimously re-elected Steve Risk as board  president. This will be Risk’s fourth one-year term as president. Paul Plechner was reelected as vice president. Justin Kreider is the school board treasurer. In the photo is the 2018-2019 Solanco School Board. Front row: Monica Miller (board secretary), […]

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Girls basketball toy drive – free admission for a toy donation

| December 3, 2018

The Solanco and Donegal girls basketball teams, opponents on the court, will team up in support of an important cause. On Friday, December 14, any fan who brings a new, unwrapped toy to  the Solanco – Donegal girls jr. high, JV and/or varsity basketball games will receive free admission to the game(s). The toys will be donated […]

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Talented students and community musicians provide an amazing Christmas concert

| December 3, 2018
Talented students and community musicians provide an amazing Christmas concert

  The Solanco Education Foundation expresses its sincere appreciation to our wonderful community for the strong turnout at Saturday’s Christmas Concert in support of Solanco students and teachers! Local residents provided generous donations, even beyond the purchase of their tickets, that will be used by the Solanco Education Foundation to provide students with college scholarships and teachers […]

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PSAT and college opportunities meeting on Tuesday (Dec. 11)

| December 3, 2018
PSAT and college opportunities meeting on Tuesday (Dec. 11)

Solanco High School students who took the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in October, and their parents, are invited to an important meeting on Tuesday, December 11 that will help them understand what their scores mean and how this information can be useful in determining the postsecondary education opportunities available to students. In addition, the Solanco […]

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Swift students receive special recognition

| December 3, 2018
Swift students receive special recognition

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast of recognition with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter.  Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club for their display of good character, respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. Named to the Swift Middle School […]

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Noelle Schneider is Miss Solanco

| November 27, 2018
Noelle Schneider is Miss Solanco

Noelle Schneider wears the crown as Miss Solanco 2019. The Miss Solanco Pageant was held Saturday (Nov. 24) in the Solanco auditorium. The theme was “Hollywood.” Congratulations to all of the talented and hard-working Miss Solanco contestants, left to right in the photo below: Skyla Townsley, Alta Brandenberger, Kelly Foose, Noelle Schneider, Jessica Richardson, Victoria Phillips. For more […]

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Swift students in video contest touting local job opportunities

| November 21, 2018
Swift students in video contest touting local job opportunities

Swift Middle School students record the iron furnace at the Buck Company pouring melted iron. Swift Middle School students are creating an engaging video that promotes the job opportunities in southern Lancaster County. “The video will be submitted to a competition in early February,” Swift teacher Derrick Kreider said. “In the near future, the Solanco community […]

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Students share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

| November 21, 2018
Students share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

Quarryville Elementary third and fourth graders were visited by print and video crews from LNP (Lancaster Newspapers), and the topic of discussion was Thanksgiving. Reporters asked questions such as what each student is thankful for at Thanksgiving, their favorite Thanksgiving food and dessert, and any activities they typically participate in at Thanksgiving. Following are some of the students’ […]

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