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Students attend medical symposium

| May 22, 2015
Students attend medical symposium

Behind the masks are Solanco High School students Marissa Witmer, Emelyn Hatch, Rebecca Borky and Liam Hodgson (back), who attended a symposium on skin cancer at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. “The students heard several speakers on pharmacology, pathology, dermatology, surgery and melanoma,” Solanco High School teacher Lisa Schell said. “Students toured specialty areas […]

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Smith students honored

| May 18, 2015
Smith students honored

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

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Shredding event to support student scholarship

| May 15, 2015

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host a community shredding event on Friday, June 5 from 2 to 6 p.m. at G.R. Mitchell Inc., on Beaver Valley Pike in Willow Street. Donations are encouraged and will be used to help fund the college scholarships provided each year by the Southern Lancaster County Chamber […]

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Successful students earn Solanco Scholars recognition

| May 15, 2015
Successful students earn Solanco Scholars recognition

Congratulations to 11th, 10th and 9th grade students whose outstanding performances and academic successes were recognized Wednesday during the  Solanco Scholars ceremony. The Solanco Scholars program rewards students who perform at a high level of academic excellence. The program is designed to recognize students who have exhibited the characteristics of a true “scholar.” Solanco Scholars: Matthew […]

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Another successful Ophelia Day

| May 8, 2015
Another successful Ophelia Day

Friday (May 8) was the annual Ophelia Day at Solanco High School. Ophelia Day is a unique and uplifting event that is very popular among the students involved. Special needs students from our elementary schools visit the high school and “buddy up” with high school students and together they enjoy games, fun, food and friendship. The games and events […]

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Students will direct and perform Twelve Angry Men

| May 8, 2015

Solanco High School students AJ Beyer and Gavin Fox will direct student performances of the popular play Twelve Angry Men. The curtain will rise in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 4. Our entire community is invited. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. Twelve Angry Men, written by […]

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Three chosen for Distinguished Teacher recognition

| May 8, 2015
Three chosen for Distinguished Teacher recognition

Three Solanco teachers, one each from the high school, middle school and elementary level, have been chosen for induction into Solanco’s special Distinguished Teacher program. They are, left to right in the photo, Solanco High School science teacher Stephanie Jones, Swift Middle School special education teacher Nancy Hudacs, and Providence Elementary School first grade teacher Megan Carson. […]

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2015-2016 Solanco budget information

| May 7, 2015
2015-2016 Solanco budget information

The Solanco School Board has approved a proposed final budget for the 2015-2016 school year. Detailed information about the proposed budget, including Powerpoint presentations provided during public Solanco School Board meetings, are available for review on the Solanco website. The proposed budget is also available at the Solanco Administration Office, 121 South Hess Street in Quarryville. […]

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