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Book collection efforts to kick off at September 5 football game

| August 28, 2014

Solanco High School teacher Stacy Shelton has announced that the Solanco School District is launching a community literacy project  that will “get more books into homes to help foster literacy starting at an early age. Throughout the school year we will have book collections and then we will distribute these books at various events.” The first book collection will occur […]

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PSAT at Solanco October 15

| August 28, 2014

Eleventh graders at Solanco High School can take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 5 during periods 1 through 4. There is no charge for juniors to take the test (10th graders can take the PSAT and there is a $14 fee). Students interested in taking the PSAT should register with the guidance office. The PSAT is a practice assessment […]

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New nutritional standards for food items sold in schools

| August 22, 2014

As students return to school next week they will notice some changes in a la carte items available for purchase in school cafeterias. In a presentation to the Solanco School Board on Monday, Food Service Director Matt Kirchoff said the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) has implemented the Smart Snacks initiative that establishes new standards for […]

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Directions for parent notification system

| August 22, 2014

The Solanco School District uses a parent/guardian notification system called Power Announcement to quickly and effectively communicate with families of students. In addition to voice messaging (phone calls), important messages can also be sent as email messages and text messages. Parents are responsible for setting up their preferences in PowerSchool. Power Announcement is integrated with […]

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Tony Mendez inducted into Distinguished Teacher program

| August 20, 2014
Tony Mendez inducted into Distinguished Teacher program

Solanco High School multi-media technology lead teacher Tony Mendez has been inducted into Solanco’s special Distinguished Teacher program. Distinguished Teachers is a prestigious award that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Mendez (right) officially received his Distinguished Teacher award from Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss (left) at the Solanco […]

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Solanco’s new teachers

| August 20, 2014
Solanco’s new teachers

A total of 27 new teachers have joined the Solanco School District for the 2014-2015 school year. Also new to Solanco this year are two school counselors, two speech therapists, and a reading specialist. Solanco also has a new athletic director as the fall sports season gets underway. This photo features Solanco’s new elementary teachers. Kneeling:  Nicole […]

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Middle school girls invited to take part in Girls on Track

| August 13, 2014

A unique, enjoyable and important after-school program that improves healthy living and self respect among middle school girls will be held at Solanco this fall. All girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grades at Smith and Swift can participate in Girls on Track. Solanco guidance counselor Lindsay Capoferri said the Girls on Track curriculum is […]

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Breakfast and lunch requirements – meal costs – free or reduced meals – other news from Food Services

| August 13, 2014
Breakfast and lunch requirements – meal costs – free or reduced meals – other news from Food Services

School cafeterias are meeting tough new federal nutrition standards for schools meals, ensuring that meals are well-balanced and provide all of the nutrition students need to succeed at school. When students decide to eat the school lunch, they are making a healthy lifestyle choice. School meals offer students 1% or fat free milk, a large […]

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