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Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

| December 12, 2017

The Solanco wrestling team put in a strong performance in the 20th annual Mule Classic at Solanco High School. “The grappling Mules battled through a tough field and finished fifth out of 26 teams,” assistant coach Matt Jansen said. “The Mules also boasted medalists at weight classes 120, 132, 138, 160, 170, 195 and heavyweight, including […]

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Real estate tax payment deadline is December 31

| December 12, 2017

  The Solanco School District reminds residents that Sunday, December 31 is the final day to pay outstanding real estate tax. Solanco School District 2017-2018 real estate tax notices are currently due to the school district in the penalty amount. After December 31, outstanding real estate tax balances will be turned over to a collection agency that will charge […]

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Smith construction project with artist renderings of the expanded and improved school

Smith construction project with artist renderings of the expanded and improved school

| December 8, 2017

Walls for the new auditorium are going up as the construction project at George A. Smith Middle School continues. The auditorium, being built next to the existing gymnasium, represents an investment in the arts and will provide for student performances and parent/community/instructional programs. A flexible Large Group Instruction (LGI) room, similar to the LGI room […]

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Helicopter over the high school

Helicopter over the high school

| December 7, 2017

Tom Kunkle, a 1997 Solanco graduate and currently a member of the U.S. military, got a bird’s eye view of Solanco High School Thursday morning when a Chinook helicopter he was in flew over the high school. Students and staff went outside to enjoy the show! Scroll down for additional photo.        

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Tonight’s girls basketball game on YouTube

Tonight’s girls basketball game on YouTube

| December 7, 2017

A full slate of Solanco winter sports events will be broadcast on Solanco YouTube. Here is the schedule for the first couple of weeks of the season: Dec. 12 – Girls varsity basketball vs. Elizabethtown, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 – Girls varsity basketball vs. Conestoga Valley, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 – Boys varsity basketball vs. […]

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Quarryville’s 2nd grade holiday musical

| December 7, 2017

Quarryville Elementary music teacher Janet Braightmeyer invites everyone to a charming student holiday musical performance. “Elflandia is a story about holiday spirit, kindness and love,” which will be portrayed by Quarryville second graders. “The students will act the part of elves, and they will also demonstrate their own expression of the holiday spirit, kindness and love […]

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Solanco School Board news

| December 5, 2017

Solanco School Board members Paul Plechner, Kurt Kreider, Justin Kreider and Craig Chubb, who were re-elected during last month’s election, were sworn in by district magistrate Stu Mylin prior to the December 4 school board meeting. The board also held its annual reorganization session, and Steve Risk was unanimously elected to his third one-year term as board president, and Paul […]

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| December 5, 2017

Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. Front row: Kara Peace (7th grade, Smith Middle School), Audrey Underwood (4th, Quarryville), Lauren Stoddard (5th, Bart-Colerain), Sarah Kelley (3rd, Clermont), Jane Grube (3rd, Providence). Back row: Jordan Hoover (12th, high school), Brody Mellinger (7th, Swift Middle School). […]

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