Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Solanco Literacy Project provides free books to children

| November 26, 2014

Children who visit SECA’s Cookies with Santa on December 22 will receive a free book, courtesy of the Solanco Literacy Project. Solanco High School teacher Stacy Shelton said the Literacy Project handed out 900 books during Halloween Hallways at the high school last month, and they’re looking forward to giving books as Christmas gifts to children at the […]

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Clermont Christmas food drive

Clermont Christmas food drive

| November 26, 2014

Students, teachers and staff at Clermont Elementary School are launching their annual 12 Days of Christmas Food Drive. During the past several years, through generous community support, the drive has raised thousands and thousands of food items, cooking supplies and personal hygiene items for the Solanco Food Bank! Last year alone more than 5,800 items were collected, […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| November 25, 2014

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to breakfast at school with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Principal’s Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Named to the Breakfast Club for October were, front row: Hannah Groff, […]

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Student artwork to be exhibited in Lancaster

Student artwork to be exhibited in Lancaster

| November 24, 2014

The colorful and beautiful creations of Solanco art students will be on exhibit December 7-28 at the Demuth Museum in Lancaster (299-9940). Each year, the Demuth Art Museum, 120 East King Street in Lancaster, exhibits artwork created by students from their study of the work of famous local artist Charles Demuth (1883-1935). Solanco High School art […]

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Solanco students to help light Christmas tree

| November 21, 2014

Solanco instrumentalists and vocalists, and a special appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus, will make it look and sound a lot like Christmas during the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony to be held next Friday (Dec. 5) from 6 to 8 p.m.at the Townsedge Shopping Center in Quarryville. All community members are invited to enjoy the sights and sounds of the […]

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Important information from Solanco Food Services

Important information from Solanco Food Services

| November 21, 2014

Gluten-Free Meals: Beginning Tuesday, December 2, gluten-free meal options will be available to students in all Solanco schools. Gluten-free items will include a hamburger on a gluten-free bun, a personal gluten-free cheese pizza, a chef’s salad, grilled chicken sandwich on gluten-free break, and a hot dog on a gluten-free bun. Gluten-free meals will cost the […]

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National Honor Society inductees

National Honor Society inductees

| November 21, 2014

To qualify for induction into the National Honor Society, students must demonstrate scholarship (3.5 or higher GPA), character (attained through no major disciplinary infractions and two letters of reference), leadership (displayed in clubs, sports and/or jobs), and service (consistent volunteering with local agencies, tutoring and others). Students who are accepted into the National Honor Society […]

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All-star athletes sign-on to play in college

All-star athletes sign-on to play in college

| November 18, 2014

  Two stand-out Solanco sports stars will continue their athletic and academic careers in college. While surrounded by family, friends and coaches in the high school library, wrestler Bo Spiller and field hockey all-star Jess Lapp each signed a letter of intent, Bo to attend and wrestle for the Bloomsburg Huskies, and Jess to play field hockey for the Millersville Marauders. Bo is […]

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