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Music honors for Alyssa Stauffer

| December 8, 2016

Solanco High School junior Alyssa Stauffer has been selected for the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Honor Band. Solanco High School music teacher Scott Weyman said Alyssa will participate in the District 7 “Lower” Band (southern schools across PMEA District 7) on February 10-11 at Eastern York High School.

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Smith students support their school and our community

| December 6, 2016
Smith students support their school and our community

Smith Middle School Assistant Principal David Beard and teacher Jeff McCardell report that students have raised over $400 (split evenly between Student Senate and the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute), 766 books for the Solanco Literacy Project, and over 60 items of food for the Giving Thanks Project. Photo shows Smith Students and Senate officers.

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Solanco School Board reorganization

| December 6, 2016
Solanco School Board reorganization

The Solanco School Board held its annual reorganization meeting on Monday, December 5. Steve Risk was unanimously elected to his second one-year term as board president, and Paul Plechner was reelected as vice president. The school board also voted to retain the firm of Kegel, Kelin, Almy and Lord, LLP, as solicitor for the district.

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Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

| December 1, 2016
Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

Congratulations to Marissa Witmer, this year’s winner of the Miss Solanco Pageant! Marissa earned the Miss Solanco crown during a spirited and entertaining competition featuring 10 talented Solanco students.         Following are the contestants listed as they appear in the photo: Front row: Tianna Hashinger, Jazzmyn Pope, Marissa Witmer, Tianna Beiler, Emily […]

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Upcoming student holiday concerts

| November 30, 2016

There are many wonderfully-talented elementary, middle and high school student musicians in Solanco, and they will provide entertaining holiday concerts this month. Everyone is invited to the free performances: Elementary Students’ Holiday Concert Thursday, December 8, 7-9 p.m., at Solanco High School. Smith Middle School Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 13, 7:30-9 p.m. Swift Middle School […]

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Beautiful student art brightens the holidays at Longwood Gardens

| November 30, 2016
Beautiful student art brightens the holidays at Longwood Gardens

Beautiful artwork created by talented Solanco student artists is being featured in this year’s holiday display at Longwood Gardens! The photo features the beautiful work of 10th grader Gabriel Anderson, glass – fused glass. “After studying traditions in Asian Art and works that interpret Zen meditations (stillness, light, wonder), students designed and created unique works of art […]

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Providence celebrates parents and grandparents

| November 29, 2016
Providence celebrates parents and grandparents

Providence Elementary hosted parents and grandparents during Thanksgiving Week. Tuesday, November 22 was the annual grandparents’/special visitor breakfast and classroom visitation. “Visitors ate breakfast with students then enjoyed classroom lessons,” Providence Principal Christina McLaughlin said. “Over 250 special visitors were in attendance that day! Wednesday November 23 was the Donuts for Dads and  Muffins for […]

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Smith students honored

| November 29, 2016
Smith students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast […]

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