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Volleyball in league tournament

| October 16, 2014

Congratulations to the Solanco volleyball team for its strong second place finish in section 2 and 12th in districts! The girls now advance to the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament which begins Friday afternoon (Oct. 17) at Elizabethtown High School where Solanco will take on Warwick at 4 p.m. The folks at Elizabethtown are going to see a lot […]

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Cross country preps for districts

| October 16, 2014
Cross country preps for districts

Solanco cross country runners have put in a strong showing in leagues and are now busy preparing for the District III meet on Wednesday, October 22.  Coach Craig Ausel said Kyle Munro (left in photo) with a 13th place finish and Noah Brady (orange head band) at 16 earned medals in leagues, while the Solanco […]

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All invited – Bart-Colerain Fall Fest on October 24

| October 15, 2014
All invited – Bart-Colerain Fall Fest on October 24

Students, parents and community members, from Bart-Colerain and beyond, are invited to the annual Bart-Colerain Elementary School 2nd annual Fall Fest to be held at the school from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 24. Principal Sandy Haines said the fest will feature a “wonderful variety of fall food items for a nominal fee, and […]

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Breaking a sweat at Smith

| October 15, 2014
Breaking a sweat at Smith

Smith Middle School students have been enjoying a week of challenging, demanding physical activity. Physical education teachers Scott Long and Carrie Falduts, along with Solanco wrestling coach John Little, have been leading them in a unique physical education unit featuring a combination of cross training and wrestling. The cross training has included activities such as […]

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Property tax base period continues until October 31

| October 15, 2014
Property tax base period continues until October 31

The deadline to pay property tax in the base amount is Friday, October 31. Solanco residents who have already chosen to use the district’s installment plan for paying property tax must make their second payment by October 31. Taxpayers may not choose and begin the installment plan after October 31. Tax payments must be in […]

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Used books available from Solanco

| October 8, 2014

The Solanco School District is making available to the public educational books that have previously been used by Solanco students. The books are free and anyone interested in them is invited to review them from Monday, October 27 to Friday, October 31, and again from Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7. Please call Marilyn Shepherd […]

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New assistant principal at the high school

| October 8, 2014
New assistant principal at the high school

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Avery D. Wilson as assistant principal at the high school. Wilson comes to Solanco from the Susquehanna Township School District in Harrisburg where has been a Spanish teacher. From 1999 to 2005, Wilson was a Spanish teacher at J.P. McCaskey High School in the Lancaster School […]

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Students of the Month

| October 7, 2014
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Students of the Month who have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board. Front row: Hannah LeBlanc (Clermont, 3rd grade), William Parades-Jimenez (Smith, 8th), David Hallman (Bart-Colerain, 2nd), Casey Sheetz (Providence, 5th). Back row: Bo Spiller (high school, 12th), Holly Cunningham (Swift, 7th), Dada Dow […]

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