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Introduction to Spanish for young students

| February 23, 2018
Introduction to Spanish for young students

Solanco 1st through 3rd grade students have an interesting opportunity to begin learning Spanish. Introduction to Spanish Vocabulary, featuring fun activity-based learning and a different theme each month, will be taught by Advanced Placement (AP) students from Solanco High School (photo: Jenna Coleman, Tori Delp, Abbey Nelson, Alicia Hertzler). Introduction to Spanish Vocabulary will be […]

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Swift Middle School fundraisers

| February 23, 2018

Students, parents and teachers at Swift will hold entertaining and tasty fundraisers. On Saturday, March 3, everyone is invited to a pancake breakfast, vendor show and dodgeball tournament. Breakfast, featuring pancakes, bacon and drinks, will be served 8 a.m. to 12 noon and the cost is $4 for students and $6 for adults. Anyone interested […]

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Spring musical – free performance for senior citizens

| February 20, 2018
Spring musical – free performance for senior citizens

On Wednesday, March 7, senior citizens are invited to a free performance of The Sound of Music, which will begin at 4 p.m. in the high school auditorium. While there is no charge, senior citizens planning to attend are asked to RSVP by calling Solanco Communications Director Keith Kaufman at 786-5617. Refreshments will be provided at […]

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Hair, nails and make-up for elementary girls prior to daddy-daughter dance

| February 16, 2018
Hair, nails and make-up for elementary girls prior to daddy-daughter dance

2021 class vice president Anna Stickler (left) and president Kayla McCauley. The freshman class at Solanco High School will host a unique fundraiser that will help elementary girls prepare for their evening of fun at the Solanco Daddy-Daughter Dance. The freshmen will operate a salon  at the high school which will provide girls in kindergarten through fifth […]

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Blood drive at the high school

| February 16, 2018

Lancaster General Hospital will conduct a blood drive at Solanco High School on Tuesday (Feb. 20). It’s open to the community – students, teachers, staff, parents and all local residents who can donate blood are encouraged to visit the high school Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. A photo ID is required, and Lancaster General […]

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Elementary schools to celebrate National School Breakfast Week

| February 16, 2018

Research shows that children who eat a nutritious breakfast pay better attention in class, behave better, and perform better in the classroom and on standardized tests. Studies also indicate that children who eat breakfast tend to eat healthier throughout the entire day. These great benefits are only realized if children eat breakfast. Many households are hectic […]

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Solanco yard sale on March 3

| February 14, 2018
Solanco yard sale on March 3

Used, large furniture items will be available for purchase during a community yard sale to be held by the Solanco School District on Saturday, March 3, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. The sale will be at the Solanco School District Warehouse at the corner of 4th Street and South Hess Street, across South Hess […]

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“Injury prevention shirt” helps Solanco students win regional STEM competition

| February 14, 2018
“Injury prevention shirt” helps Solanco students win regional STEM competition

A team of Solanco students has won first place in the Pennsylvania Governor’s STEM Regional Competition! Congratulations to (left to right in photo) Jack Hertzler, Patrick Hodgson, Timothy Fetterman, (mannequin with special shirt), Cody Forren, and Gabrielle Dolan. The shirt on the mannequin was the students’ project that was presented at the competition. The shirt […]

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