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Students exemplify Responsibility, Respect, Courage and Kindness

| June 17, 2019
Students exemplify Responsibility, Respect, Courage and Kindness

Four high school seniors have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss as this year’s recipients of the Solanco School District Expectations Awards. The awards are presented to students who best exemplify Solanco’s Core Expectations of Responsibility, Respect, Courage, and Kindness. Students are listed below as they appear in the photo.  Responsibility: Kyle Osborne best fulfills “Act […]

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Artist Olivia Stoltzfus receives $1,000 Myrtle Tremblay Portfolio Scholarship Award

| June 17, 2019
Artist Olivia Stoltzfus receives $1,000 Myrtle Tremblay Portfolio Scholarship Award

Solanco High School senior Olivia Stoltzfus continues to earn prestigious recognition for her exceptional art skills. It has been announced that Olivia is the recipient of the 2019 Myrtle Tremblay Portfolio Scholarship Award of $1,000 presented by the Lancaster County Art Association. Olivia will be honored at an awards ceremony and reception on Sunday, June […]

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Olivia Stoltzfus receives high literary honor

| June 17, 2019
Olivia Stoltzfus receives high literary honor

Solanco High School senior Olivia Stoltzfus has won prestigious regional and national art awards, and she is also an accomplished writer. Olivia has been selected as a contributor for the 2019 edition of The Apprentice Writer – high school writers published by the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University. “This year, The Apprentice Writer received student […]

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Football players muscle their way to strong performances

| June 11, 2019
Football players muscle their way to strong performances

Solanco football players scored very well at the annual Roadgrader’s Challenge for offensive and defensive linemen and tight ends on Saturday, June 8 at Manheim Central. Solanco High School Assistant Football Coach Mike Hammel said 43 teams from 15 schools competed in eight skills-based challenges, a 100-yard tire flip competition, and a tug-of-war tournament. Congratulations to these […]

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High scores for students on National French exam

| June 11, 2019
High scores for students on National French exam

Front row: Abigail Kennedy, Mylee Smith, Faith Redcay. Back row: Juliana Rhodes, Emily Gatano, Elaina Kreider, Mariya Shulhina, Nathan Petite. Not pictured: Triniti Erisman. “Our students did great on the National French exam, Le Grand Concours, especially since this is the first year we participated,” Solanco High School French teacher Barbara Swinsburg said. “Nine students […]

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Graduating seniors celebrated in all schools

| June 7, 2019
Graduating seniors celebrated in all schools

The inspirational “Cap and Gown Walk” by graduating seniors has become an annual event in Solanco. Only hours prior to their upcoming graduation Friday evening, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools where students and staff greeted them with rousing cheers, high-fives and handmade signs of congratulations, and Pomp and Circumstance. Many elementary and middle school students were […]

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Award-winning middle school students

| June 7, 2019

Smith and Swift middle schools have honored outstanding 8th graders. SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL: Smith has presented it Outstanding Student Award (students with highest cumulative grade point average over three years) to the following students: Anika Hodgdon, Emma Kline, Ayden Maggs, Kara Peace and Levi Zook. The President’s Award for Educational Improvement (outstanding educational growth in […]

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Spanish students earn gold, silver and bronze

| June 5, 2019
Spanish students earn gold, silver and bronze

Solanco students have excelled on the 2019 National Spanish Exam, as their strong performances resulted in two gold medals, eight silver medals, 11 bronze, and 41 honorable mentions! In the photo, gold medal recipients Andrew Craig finished in the 96th percentile while Christopher Natale was in the 95th percentile. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention […]

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