Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

| March 24, 2015

Solanco impressively placed four students in this year’s LLMEA Middle School Honors Band Festival (LLMEA is Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators’ Association). There were only 80 spots to fill in this year’s Honors Band, and students from more than 40 schools were eligible, and one school placing four was a noteworthy accomplishment. Congratulations to Jack Hertzler (Smith […]

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Solanco school breakfast program is honored

Solanco school breakfast program is honored

| March 23, 2015

  Solanco Food Service Director Matthew Kirchoff has received an Award of Achievement from the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). The award is in recognition of Kirchoff’s successful efforts to encourage and increase student participation in school breakfast, particularly at Quarryville Elementary where a convenient “Nook” has encouraged more students to eat breakfast. Each […]

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Workshop on Saturday (March 28) for incoming preschoolers

| March 23, 2015

One- to 3-year old toddlers and their parents and caregivers are invited to an important workshop on Saturday (March 28) from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Quarryville Library. The session, a collaboration between Solanco School District teachers and local preschools, will provide attendees with information about developing in youngsters the skills they will need as […]

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Meeting April 9 for parents of incoming kindergarten students

Meeting April 9 for parents of incoming kindergarten students

| March 23, 2015

  Parents of young children are invited to a meeting that will help prepare them for their child’s entrance into kindergarten in August. The informative session will be held Thursday, April 9 at the Mechanics Grove Church of the Brethren at 6:30 p.m. Bart-Colerain Elementary School Principal Sandra Haines will describe the registration process and the assessments […]

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Interim dean of students at the high school

Interim dean of students at the high school

| March 20, 2015

Scott Long, physical education teacher at Smith Middle School, will become the Interim Dean of Students at Solanco High School. Long will serve in the Dean of Students position from Monday, March 23 to the end of the school year. Long came to the Solanco School District in 2012 from the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13. […]

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Solanco students win small engine contest

Solanco students win small engine contest

| March 20, 2015

It was a clean sweep for the Solanco team of Kyle Phipps (left) and Wyatt Kudia, as they won both the team and individual competitions in FFA Small Gasoline Engine contest at Solanco this week! (Photo courtesy of The Chronicle.) Their total team score of 503.5 put them far in front of the other four […]

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2015-2016 calendar

| March 20, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The first day of school will be Monday, August 31. Students will attend school Monday through Thursday the first week of school; there will be no school on Friday, September 4 and Monday, September 7, which is Labor Day. The Christmas break will begin […]

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Award-winning wrestlers

Award-winning wrestlers

| March 20, 2015

Team captain Bo Spiller has received the Carlton Shindler Award as the Solanco wrestling team MVP, while Taylor Morrison and Ben Root have earned the team’s Ivan Steele Iron Man Award. Front row: Taylor Morrison, Shane Devoe, Nick Smith and Sam Root. Back row: Bailey Troop, Josh Boettcher, Dalton Groff and Bo Spiller. At the […]

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