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Update on Mold in Schools

| August 19, 2018
Update on Mold in Schools

Solanco Families: Below is an update on air quality issues in some of our schools. The wet weather has continued to prove challenging in controlling humidity in some our buildings. As a result, we discovered some mold in parts of Clermont Elementary and Solanco High School a few weeks ago. We have been hard at […]

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Statement Regarding Mold Found in Schools

| August 14, 2018
Statement Regarding Mold Found in Schools

Solanco Families: This letter details concerns some parents may have regarding air quality in schools, specifically related to mold. It is not uncommon for mold to be discovered in schools, especially over the hotter summer months.  Making this more of a concern is the high amount of rain we received. Any time this happens, we aggressively and […]

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Annual Public Notice of Special Services and Programs

| August 1, 2018

State and federal special education regulations require each school district to provide notice to the community by publishing an annual public notice to parents, in newspapers or by other media, regarding the school district’s identification and screening activities, the location and time of the activities, and also any evaluation activity which takes place in the […]

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Discount on property tax paid by August 31

| July 20, 2018

Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Taxes may be paid at any Fulton Bank branch office with the bottom tax stub of the tax bill, or payments may be mailed to Solanco School District, P.O. Box 4158, Lancaster, PA 17604-4158. […]

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Construction at Smith and Swift/Clermont (limited public use of fields)

| July 20, 2018
Construction at Smith and Swift/Clermont (limited public use of fields)

The project to renovate, expand and improve Smith Middle School will continue this summer with completion expected by October. Photo: New entrance to Smith Middle School is taking shape.         At the Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary campus, work on a new parking lot has begun (photo) as a construction project that will […]

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Impressive run for Solanco soccer stars

| July 16, 2018
Impressive run for Solanco soccer stars

Congratulations to Solanco soccer players Hannah Sweda (left), Gabi Dolan (center) and Kayden Bedwell(right), whose outstanding play and sportsmanship helped propel their team to remarkable finishes and high honors in district, regional and national competitions! Hannah, Gabi and Kayden play with the girls U17 Rage United Soccer Club based in Lancaster. Their team recently earned 2nd place […]

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New scholarship program seeking applicants

| July 11, 2018

Young ladies 16 to 20 years of age are invited to participate in the Solanco Fair Queen Program. “The last pageant was over 50 years ago, as the Solanco Harvest Queen,” chairperson Carly Foose said. “The new scholarship program is for young ladies 16 to 20 years old residing in the Solanco School District, giving […]

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Audrey Difilippo excels in SkillsUSA nationals!

| July 11, 2018
Audrey Difilippo excels in SkillsUSA nationals!

Congratulations to Solanco 2018 graduate Audrey Difilippo who has earned a very impressive second place finish in the SkillsUSA National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. Audrey finished in second place in Customer Service. Prior to graduation Audrey attended the Mt. Joy campus of the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center (CTC) where she studied event planning […]

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