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Swift play – “Doc, Doc, Goose” – May 1 at 7 p.m.

| April 23, 2015
Swift play – “Doc, Doc, Goose” – May 1 at 7 p.m.

  Talented Swift Middle School actors and actresses will treat the audience to lots of laughs during their hilarious performance of “Doc, Doc, Goose” by Patrick Rainville Dorn on Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. The zany play features characters from a combination of our favorite nursery rhymes, yet they all seem to be plagued by […]

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Solanco School Board hires basketball and cheerleading coaches

| April 21, 2015
Solanco School Board hires basketball and cheerleading coaches

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Scott Long as head coach of the Solanco boys varsity basketball team. Long is Dean of Students at Solanco High School, and for the past five seasons he has served as head coach of the Penn Manor girls varsity basketball team. In addition, he has been an […]

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Students of the Month

| April 14, 2015
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Solanco Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board on Monday, April 13. Front row: Robert Groff (kindergarten, Providence Elementary), Lydia Young (1st, Clermont), Andersen Miller (1st, Quarryville). Second row: Kyle Osborne (8th, Swift), Darren Wheary (10th, high school), Brooke Wheeler […]

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Solanco to have three contestants in Miss Pennsylvania

| April 13, 2015
Solanco to have three contestants in Miss Pennsylvania

Incredibly, two Solanco seniors and a 2011 Solanco graduate have qualified to compete in this year’s Miss Pennsylvania Pageant! Senior Donna Montgomery (left), Solanco grad Marla Peiffer (center) and senior Madison Lasko will be among the 40 contestants in Miss Pennsylvania competing for thousands of dollars in scholarship money and the opportunity to participate in the Miss America Pageant in […]

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Download the Solanco app

| April 10, 2015

The Solanco School District is launching an app that will further strengthen its communication with parents, students, teachers and staff, PTOs, booster clubs and community members. The mobile app can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store onto smart phones, tablets, ipads and other electronic mobile devices. The app features current […]

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Solanco night at the Barnstormers

| April 10, 2015
Solanco night at the Barnstormers

Circle Friday, May 29 on your calendar and make plans to join your neighbors and friends at Solanco School Spirit Night at the Lancaster Barnstormers. Successful Solanco students will be recognized during the game and honored for their outstanding accomplishments in academics, music, art and athletics! The Barnstormers will put on a fireworks show following […]

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UK students and teachers visit Solanco

| April 7, 2015
UK students and teachers visit Solanco

An eight-year, long-distance friendship has been renewed this week as 35 students and six teachers and administrators from Blackburn, England are visiting Solanco. Blackburn is in County Lancashire. Students from St. Bede’s High School have “buddied-up” with Solanco students and together they are attending classes at the high school and visiting with Solanco teachers. Sharing and learning opportunities between […]

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Solanco students in Engineering Olympics

| March 30, 2015
Solanco students in Engineering Olympics

Solanco High School was well-represented at the Engineering Olympics held recently at Wilkes University. The team of Liam Hodgson and Leeann Haywood finished first in the Logic Gate Challenge. Emelyn Hatch and Gavin Fox (photo) captured second place in the Cigar Box Guitar Challenge. Ian Birdwell and Alexis Davis finished third in an electronic challenge, […]

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