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Volleyball all-stars; volleyball to play in districts

| October 24, 2014

The Solanco volleyball squad will be in action tomorrow (Saturday) when the girls battle Palmyra in a district playoff contest beginning at 3 p.m. at Northern York High School in Dillsburg. The girls are having a fantastic season which has included a strong second place finish in section 2 and a 12th place seeding in […]

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Solanco students and staff fight cancer

| October 24, 2014
Solanco students and staff fight cancer

Quarryville Elementary School went pink Friday (Oct. 24) for a great cause. Principal Brian Booher said students (photo) and staff responded in a big way when asked to wear pink during a Pink Out Day to help promote breast cancer awareness.       At Solanco High School, students in the Ophelia Club are selling $2 […]

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Halloween Hallways packs ‘em in

| October 24, 2014
Halloween Hallways packs ‘em in

Solanco High School hallways Wednesday evening were jammed packed with little princesses, super heroes, ballerinas and other Halloween favorites. More than 1,000 youngsters in costume and their parents visited the high school to participate in the incredibly-popular Halloween Hallways event put on each year by high school students. Students in several high school clubs decorated […]

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Family Night featuring class rings

| October 24, 2014
Family Night featuring class rings

Wednesday (Oct. 29) evening, Jostens will conduct Family Night at the high school during which all class rings will be on display. Parents and students may place orders from 6 to 7:30 p.m.. The Jostens representative will be located in the Great Hall outside the cafeteria. During all lunch periods on Thursday, students in the […]

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Property tax base period continues until October 31

| October 15, 2014
Property tax base period continues until October 31

The deadline to pay property tax in the base amount is Friday, October 31. Solanco residents who have already chosen to use the district’s installment plan for paying property tax must make their second payment by October 31. Taxpayers may not choose and begin the installment plan after October 31. Tax payments must be in […]

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Used books available from Solanco

| October 8, 2014

The Solanco School District is making available to the public educational books that have previously been used by Solanco students. The books are free and anyone interested in them is invited to review them from Monday, October 27 to Friday, October 31, and again from Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7. Please call Marilyn Shepherd […]

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New assistant principal at the high school

| October 8, 2014
New assistant principal at the high school

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Avery D. Wilson as assistant principal at the high school. Wilson comes to Solanco from the Susquehanna Township School District in Harrisburg where has been a Spanish teacher. From 1999 to 2005, Wilson was a Spanish teacher at J.P. McCaskey High School in the Lancaster School […]

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Singers audition successfully for county chorus

| October 7, 2014
Singers audition successfully for county chorus

Eight  talented Solanco singers will perform in the County Chorus Festival at Ephrata High School in January. Solanco High School music teacher Erin Brubaker said they earned the opportunity to participate in the festival based on their excellent auditions at the recent Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators’ Association County Chorus. The students who  will represent Solanco in the […]

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