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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Clinic for high school and college basketball coaches on August 6 at Solanco

Clinic for high school and college basketball coaches on August 6 at Solanco

| June 23, 2016

Bobby Hurley (photo) headlines the list of well-known and highly-respected basketball coaches and players who will conduct a basketball coaches’ clinic at Solanco High School on Saturday, August 6. In his 44 years of coaching St. Anthony’s basketball, seven of Hurley’s players have gone on to become first-round picks in the NBA draft. Hurley has […]

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Solanco Family Life Network connects families in need with important support and services

Solanco Family Life Network connects families in need with important support and services

| June 22, 2016

Many local agencies have come together to form the Solanco Family Life Network, which is helping local families quickly and efficiently obtain housing, food, clothing, employment counseling, and other assistance that is critically important to the well-being of families and our community. The network’s website address is www.Solancofamily.com. Photo: Many individuals and organizations have provided  […]

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New principals and assistant principal in Solanco schools

New principals and assistant principal in Solanco schools

| June 17, 2016

When the 2016-2017 school year begins on Monday, August 29, Stephanie Lininger (left) will be the new principal at Solanco High School, Rich Esche (center) a new assistant principal at the high school, and Rebecca Gajecki will be the principal at Quarryville Elementary School. Lininger has served as assistant principal at the high school for the past […]

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Solanco FFA students excel in states

Solanco FFA students excel in states

| June 17, 2016

Congratulations to Solanco FFA students for their impressive performances in the recent state FFA competition, including the top spot in the dairy judging contest and outstanding individual results!   Solanco’s Dairy Judging team, featuring (photo) Amber Kirk, Hanna Welk, Kyle Phillips and Madison Jackson, earned a strong first place finish among teams from across the […]

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Solanco students’ artwork in prestigious Philadelphia exhibit

Solanco students’ artwork in prestigious Philadelphia exhibit

| June 13, 2016

Seven Solanco art students have been juried into the 2016 Teen Art Exhibition: Dreams at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! “This is a phenomenal honor for these students to have their work selected for exhibition in this prestigious, world-class museum,” Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers said. The talented Solanco art students are Tianna Beiler, Brianna Maule, Ryan O’Connell, Sydney […]

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Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2016!

Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2016!

| June 10, 2016

On a beautiful evening filled with cheers, tears, pride and deep reflection, 260 seniors in the Solanco Class of 2016 received their diplomas on the Solanco football field! The graduation ceremonies featured presentations by class valedictorian Emelyn Hatch, salutatorian Alexis Davis, class president Emilie Stocker, retiring high school principal Brian Gallagher, and Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian […]

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Solanco’s 2016-2017 budget

Solanco’s 2016-2017 budget

| June 9, 2016

The Solanco School Board has approved a final 55.7-million budget for the 2016-2017 school year. It contains a tax increase of 2.90-percent, which is the limit established by Act 1 for Solanco for the 2016-2017 school year. Homeowners will pay an additional $35.08 per $100,000 assessment. The average tax increase in the county will be $55.40. Solanco’s […]

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Liam Hodgson wins engineering scholarship

Liam Hodgson wins engineering scholarship

| June 9, 2016

Congratulations to 2016 graduate Liam Hodgson (left in photo), who has received a $2,000 scholarship from the Harrisburg chapter of the American Society of Highway Engineers. Six Harrisburg-area students who will major in civil engineering in college were chosen as scholarship recipients, based on their academic achievements and teacher recommendations. Liam will attend the University of […]

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