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Swift students honored

| December 19, 2014
Swift students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Swift 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, Breakfast Club […]

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Thomas Haines in running for the year’s top sports story

| December 16, 2014
Thomas Haines in running for the year’s top sports story

Solanco students, parents and fans have the opportunity to vote for Thomas Haines and his fourth state wrestling championship as the top LNP sports story of 2014! The competition will be tough, as there were many remarkable sports moments and accomplishments this year. Yet last spring Thomas became only the 12th wrestler in Pennsylvania history to become a […]

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Mini Thon selling luminaries to honor those who have battled cancer

| December 9, 2014
Mini Thon selling luminaries to honor those who have battled cancer

Solanco High School students and staff are busy preparing for the second annual Mini Thon which will be held at the high school February 6 -7. More than 300 high school and 100 middle school students attended last year’s Mini Thon which raised an astonishing $21,368, far surpassing the original goal of $6,000 (in the […]

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Early dismissal on Dec. 23

| December 9, 2014

Students will head home from school early on Tuesday, December 23, the final day of school before the Christmas break. The high school will dismiss at 11:30 a.m., the middle schools at 11:45 a.m., and elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. There will be no morning kindergarten. Afternoon kindergarten students will arrive at school […]

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Student Assistance Program at Solanco High School

| December 9, 2014
Student Assistance Program at Solanco High School

The Student Assistance Program (SAP) ensures that students experiencing barriers to learning related to substance abuse and mental health problems are identified and linked to appropriate supportive services in the school and community. It is a voluntary intervention program. It is not a school-based therapy program and it is not a disciplinary program. The following information […]

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Career Day at Swift

| December 9, 2014
Career Day at Swift

Electrician, emergency management technician, U.S. Marshall. These are just a few of the varied and interesting occupations Swift Middle School 7th and 8th graders will learn about during Career Day on December 22. Representatives from a wide range of potential career opportunities will share their expertise with students about becoming a pilot, pastor/youth minister, farmer, […]

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Mule Classic champions!

| December 8, 2014
Mule Classic champions!

In the photo, jubilant Solanco wrestlers and coaches celebrate winning individual honors and the team championship in the Mule Classic tournament over the weekend! Four Solanco wrestlers rolled to individual championships: Wyatt Jennings, AJ Wilson, Dalton Groff and Bo Spiller! Kody Hart earned a strong second place finish at his weight! “Wow, to win by 50 points […]

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NHS students share the Christmas spirit

| December 8, 2014
NHS students share the Christmas spirit

  Solanco High School National Honor Society students are spreading Christmas cheer throughout our community. National Honor Society (NHS) Advisor Lisa Schell said senior NHS students decorated in the holiday spirit, both inside and out, the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. In the photo are a few of the students who helped deck the halls at the retirement […]

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