Business leaders from throughout Lancaster County visited Swift Middle School this morning to participate in a Leadership Lancaster event about education. Presentations by Solanco Business Manager Tim Shrom and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss provided information on the financial issues school districts face, and student performance challenges including New Pennsylvania Core Standards, PSSA testing for students in grades 3 […]
An “exciting” play with “many great characters and scenes, and a lot of great acting” is coming to the Swift stage. That’s the description students have provided for this year’s spring play at Swift, Revenge of the Pigs. Talented middle school actors and actresses will provide performances on Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29 […]
Students will provide three highly-entertaining performances of Thoroughly Modern Mille on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Each performance begins at 7 p.m., and tickets are $9, and $7 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available at the high school. See Ina Wilson in the high school office or call her at 786-2151, ext. 8100.
Congratulations to Solanco 10th graders Robert Hanson (left in photo) and Zach Eckman (right) for their strong second place finish in the team competition of the annual FFA Small Gasoline Engine Contest held at Solanco High School. In addition, they both did well in the individual standings as Zach finished third while Robert was the fourth place […]
(This article is provided school nurse Sue Myers with the Solanco School Health Council. Email her for more information about the council.) Eating Healthy does not have to be expensive. Our culture likes to eat, and with all of the issues in our society I would like to share some ideas for eating healthy in an inexpensive way. It […]
The Lancaster County Conservation District’s annual tree sale is underway, and it features an impressive variety of tree seedlings and ground covers at very reasonable costs. Trees and ground covers ordered through the Solanco FFA benefit Solanco FFA, and FFA students are offering their services which will save local residents time and money on their orders. […]
The students and teacher who were the driving force behind the incredibly successful Solanco Mini Thon have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Martin Hudacs and the Solanco School Board. From left to right, Carly Allport, Donna Montgomery, teacher Brenda Lloyd, Nolan Quinn and Travis Hoover planned Solanco’s first-ever Mini Thon, which far surpassed its original […]
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, the Breakfast […]