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Solanco wrestlers excel in L-L tournament

| January 26, 2015
Solanco wrestlers excel in L-L tournament

Solanco wrestlers provided exciting performances and impressive award-winning results in the Lancaster-Lebanon League wrestling tournament over the weekend at Garden Spot High School. Four Golden Mule wrestlers battled their way to individual championships (left to right in photo): Wyatt Jennings at 132 pounds, Dalton Groff at 145 pounds, Grayson Charles at 120 pounds, and Bo […]

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Swift students honored

| January 23, 2015
Swift students honored

In the photo are Swift Middle School students who have been honored by Principal Paul Gladfelter for their consistent display demonstration of good character. Front row: Lucas Boyd, Cheyanne Cutler, Kay McCauley, Paige Stoltzfus. Second row: Ben Brandenberger, Hope Dosch, Gabrielle Keys, Trent Patterson. Third row: Alta Brandenberger, Kaelee Massey, Jillian Quickel, Matthew Weicksel. The […]

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Mini Thon fundraising frenzy

| January 23, 2015
Mini Thon fundraising frenzy

That’s Solanco High School Assistant Principal Avery Wilson under all that Silly String. Students paid $1 for the opportunity to cover Wilson with Silly String, and it raised $200 for the second annual Solanco Mini Thon to be held at February 6-7. High school students and staff are conducting numerous fundraising activities as they work toward their Mini Thon […]

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Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

| January 20, 2015
Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

Solanco 2011 graduate Marla Peiffer has been crowned Miss York County for 2015, and that has earned her the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Miss Pennsylvania contest! “Miss York County has been a title that I have sought ever since I began competing in the Miss America Organization in 2011-12,” Marla said. “Since there is […]

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Clermont students excel in national reading competition

| January 19, 2015
Clermont students excel in national reading competition

  Fourth grade Clermont Elementary students are winners in the Read to Succeed National Contest. Achieve 3000 notified teacher Shannon McConaghy that her students’ high average and points earned have earned them a classroom poster that recognizes their strong reading performance in the contest. In addition, they received personalized certificates of achievement for each student in the […]

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Swift Spelling Bee winners

| January 19, 2015
Swift Spelling Bee winners

  Hirsute, wahine, and ignominious are challenging words to spell, to say the least. Yet these were some of the words that Swift Middle School students confronted in the eighth and 9th rounds of the Swift Spelling Bee. The competition was stiff, and when it was all said and done Nate Miller (center) was the […]

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FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

| January 15, 2015
FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

At ceremonies at the State Farm Show in Harrisburg, five Solanco students received Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. Solanco FFA students who received Keystone FFA Degrees (left to right in the photo) are Noah Wentworth, Janae Hoover, Karissa Herr, Amanda Bauer and Oliver Wentworth. The Keystone FFA […]

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Presentation on teens and substance abuse

| January 12, 2015

Solanco parents are invited to a presentation at the high school on Thursday, February 5 that will provide them with information about current drug trends among teens, including the types and names of drugs most commonly used. The presenter will be Tina George, MSW, from Caron Treatment Centers, who will also discuss how parents can […]

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