Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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9th grade orientation at the high school August 20

9th grade orientation at the high school August 20

| July 23, 2014

Orientation for incoming freshman at the high school will be Wednesday, August 20, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. The session is for students only (parents of 9th graders are invited to a meeting to be held at the high school that evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m.). High school assistant principal Stephanie Lininger said orientation […]

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Solanco honored for outstanding financial reporting

Solanco honored for outstanding financial reporting

| July 16, 2014

Solanco School District Assistant Business Manager Sandra S. Tucker, CPA, has once again been honored for her outstanding work on the district’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).  In fact, this is the 13th consecutive year she has received both the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials (photo), and the […]

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David Beard new assistant principal at Smith Middle School

David Beard new assistant principal at Smith Middle School

| July 16, 2014

David K. Beard, a physical education teacher at Rising Sun Middle School in Maryland for the past nine years, is joining the Solanco School District as assistant principal at George A. Smith Middle School. His first day on the job will be July 28. Beard will replace Christina McLaughlin, who has become the new principal […]

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Solanco real estate tax discount period underway

Solanco real estate tax discount period underway

| July 15, 2014

The Solanco School District has mailed real estate tax notices to property owners in the district. Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Property owners who have not received their real estate tax notice should call the Solanco School District Tax […]

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Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament September 12 at Meadia Heights

Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament September 12 at Meadia Heights

| July 14, 2014

The popular Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament to support the Solanco Education Foundation will be Friday, September 12 at Meadia Heights Golf Club (shotgun start at 12 noon). The Solanco Education Foundation will use proceeds from the tournament to provide scholarships to graduating Solanco seniors who continue their education beyond high school, and also grants to teachers […]

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Video: Dr. Brian Bliss is Solanco’s new superintendent

Video: Dr. Brian Bliss is Solanco’s new superintendent

| July 8, 2014

As of July 1, Solanco’s new Superintendent of Schools is Dr. Brian Bliss. He has been Assistant Superintendent in the Solanco School District since 2007.  “I am constantly humbled by the notion that Solanco’s parents are sending us their best every day.  Each child that steps off the bus every morning represents the hopes and […]

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School construction projects underway

| June 25, 2014

Work crews are very busy this summer enlarging and improving Solanco High School and Quarryville Elementary.   The project at Quarryville involves increased security and improved accessibility at the main entrance and school office. At the high school, crews are building a new weightlifting room near the the gymnasium  adjacent to the football field. Re-locating the weight room from the second floor […]

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A time of transition at Solanco

A time of transition at Solanco

| June 25, 2014

Solanco’s new assistant superintendent is Dr. Robert J. Dangler, who was previously Solanco’s Director of Pupil services. ”I have had the opportunity to watch our district grow and reinvent itself to improve the educational environment our students experience. I look forward to continuing these positive traditions, and working alongside you to ensure a learning atmosphere that […]

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