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New nutritional standards for food items sold in schools

| August 22, 2014

As students return to school next week they will notice some changes in a la carte items available for purchase in school cafeterias. In a presentation to the Solanco School Board on Monday, Food Service Director Matt Kirchoff said the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) has implemented the Smart Snacks initiative that establishes new standards for […]

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Directions for parent notification system

| August 22, 2014

The Solanco School District uses a parent/guardian notification system called Power Announcement to quickly and effectively communicate with families of students. In addition to voice messaging (phone calls), important messages can also be sent as email messages and text messages. Parents are responsible for setting up their preferences in PowerSchool. Power Announcement is integrated with […]

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Middle school girls invited to take part in Girls on Track

| August 13, 2014

A unique, enjoyable and important after-school program that improves healthy living and self respect among middle school girls will be held at Solanco this fall. All girls in 6th, 7th and 8th grades at Smith and Swift can participate in Girls on Track. Solanco guidance counselor Lindsay Capoferri said the Girls on Track curriculum is […]

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Solanco 2014-2015 calendars now available

| August 13, 2014

Among the materials to be sent home with students during the first week of school (Aug. 25-28) are the Solanco School District 2014-2015 calendars. The calendars are also available in all Solanco schools and at the Solanco administrative office. The Solanco School District greatly appreciates the valuable support provided by the following businesses and organizations which […]

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Breakfast and lunch requirements – meal costs – free or reduced meals – other news from Food Services

| August 13, 2014
Breakfast and lunch requirements – meal costs – free or reduced meals – other news from Food Services

School cafeterias are meeting tough new federal nutrition standards for schools meals, ensuring that meals are well-balanced and provide all of the nutrition students need to succeed at school. When students decide to eat the school lunch, they are making a healthy lifestyle choice. School meals offer students 1% or fat free milk, a large […]

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Information for Solanco employees

| August 7, 2014
Information for Solanco employees

Employee Reimbursement Direct Deposit Notification – As of September 1, 2014, employee reimbursements will no longer be paid by check.  Employee reimbursements for mileage, dental, vision, tuition and other eligible miscellaneous expenses will be paid by direct deposit to an employee’s primary payroll account.  Employees may elect to request for the reimbursement to be directly […]

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Dress like a super hero and run to support children

| August 6, 2014
Dress like a super hero and run to support children

The sophomore class at Solanco High School is putting into action its concern and compassion for others by hosting a 5K run to benefit children with cancer at Camp Can-Do.  It’s being called a “Super Hero 5K Fun Run – Be a hero for a child with cancer!” and participants are encouraged to run while dressed as their […]

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Draft of Solanco Comprehensive Plan available for public review

| August 5, 2014
Draft of Solanco Comprehensive Plan available for public review

The Solanco School District has released a Draft – Solanco Comprehensive Plan for public review. The proposed plan was developed based on input provided by students, parents and other district residents, business leaders, and Solanco teachers and administrators.  During a series of meetings, they developed core belief statements and vision statements, revised the district’s mission statement, analyzed district […]

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