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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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Middle school students honored

| March 30, 2015
Middle school students honored

Each month a Swift and Smith middle schools, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to  breakfast with their parents and Principal, Paul Gladfelter.  Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Named to the Swift Middle School Breakfast Club for February 2015 […]

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Solanco grad earns scholarship to teach abroad

| March 27, 2015

Michael Malloy, Solanco Class of 2011 and a student at Franklin and  Marshall College, has received a Fulbright Scholarship for next year. The Fulbright U.S. Scholarship Program offers opportunities for American scholars to conduct research, lecture, and/or consult with other scholars and institutions aboard. Following his graduation from F & M this spring, Michael will […]

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Middle school students in science and engineering fair

| March 27, 2015
Middle school students in science and engineering fair

Solanco middle school students put in strong performances in this week’s North Museum Science and Engineering Fair (NMSEF) at Franklin and Marshall College, highlighted by Reyse Taylor winning two 2nd place auxiliary awards. Reyse (photo), a student at Swift, received the awards from the Lancaster County Firemen’s Association and Union Fire Company No. 1 for […]

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Dan Neff – D1 All-America

| March 27, 2015
Dan Neff – D1 All-America

Solanco 2011 graduate and state champion wrestler Dan Neff has become Solanco’s first wrestler to earn Division 1 All America wrestling honors in college. Dan now wrestles for Lock Haven University and earned All-America recognition with a strong eighth place finish in the 2015 NCAA Division I Championships held in St. Louis. In the photo […]

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Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

| March 24, 2015
Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

Solanco impressively placed four students in this year’s LLMEA Middle School Honors Band Festival (LLMEA is Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators’ Association). There were only 80 spots to fill in this year’s Honors Band, and students from more than 40 schools were eligible, and one school placing four was a noteworthy accomplishment. Congratulations to Jack Hertzler (Smith […]

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Solanco school breakfast program is honored

| March 23, 2015
Solanco school breakfast program is honored

  Solanco Food Service Director Matthew Kirchoff has received an Award of Achievement from the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). The award is in recognition of Kirchoff’s successful efforts to encourage and increase student participation in school breakfast, particularly at Quarryville Elementary where a convenient “Nook” has encouraged more students to eat breakfast. Each […]

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Workshop on Saturday (March 28) for incoming preschoolers

| March 23, 2015

One- to 3-year old toddlers and their parents and caregivers are invited to an important workshop on Saturday (March 28) from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Quarryville Library. The session, a collaboration between Solanco School District teachers and local preschools, will provide attendees with information about developing in youngsters the skills they will need as […]

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