Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Providence raises $600 to fight pulmonary fibrosis

Providence raises $600 to fight pulmonary fibrosis

| September 26, 2014

September is National Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, and students and teachers at Providence Elementary have come together in support of two classmates whose family has been impacted by the disease. They are educating others and raising funds for the fight against pulmonary fibrosis. A fundraiser on Friday in which students and staff were asked to donate […]

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Free and reduced applications due October 3

| September 23, 2014

Parents of students who have been receiving free or reduced school meals since the previous 2013-2014 school year have until October 3 to complete and submit an application for free and reduced meals to continue in the current school year. A student’s free and reduced status from last year has been carried over for the […]

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Dresses and gowns for students at homecoming

| September 19, 2014

Renee’s Closet at Solanco High School has been expanded from gowns to now include suits that can be borrowed, at no charge, by students for homecoming, the prom, weddings and other similar activities. The gown collection, now featuring more than 55 gowns, is named in honor of 2011 Solanco High School grad Renee Willard, who […]

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Free matinee performance of fall play for senior citizens

| September 19, 2014

Solanco High School students will provide a free performance of the fall play – Sherlock Holmes – for local senior citizens. The special performance will be Thursday, November 20 in the Solanco High School auditorium. The curtain will rise at 12:30 p.m., and the two-hour play directed by high school English teacher Greg Lyon will […]

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Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – Oct. 14

| September 19, 2014

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a career exploration test that evaluates knowledge and skills in English, math, science and technical skills. It will be administered to interested students on Tuesday, October 14 at 8 a.m. in the Solanco High School auditorium. There is no charge for the test, and students in grades […]

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Golfers tee it up in support of education

Golfers tee it up in support of education

| September 19, 2014

Congratulations to Jason Long, John McClune, Chris Grimsey and Ben Miller for winning the Solanco Education Foundation Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament at Meadia Heights with a score of 60! The second place team, with a score of 62, was Steve Mitchell, Gail Mitchell, Joey Bledsoe and Ryan Bowe. Coming in third with a 63 were […]

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Swift students celebrate citizenship

Swift students celebrate citizenship

| September 19, 2014

It’s an annual event for Swift Middle School 8th graders -a day dedicated to learning more and further appreciating the responsibilities and privileges associated with being a citizen of the United States. On September 17, 8th grade students participated in a panel discussion about citizenship with (front row) district magistrate Stuart Mylin, attorney Kim Smith, former […]

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Solanco wins awards for finance transparency and disclosure

Solanco wins awards for finance transparency and disclosure

| September 19, 2014

Assistant Business Manager Sandra Tucker has been honored by the Solanco School Board and Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss for receiving, yet again, prestigious awards from two national school finance associations. For the 13th consecutive year, Tucker has earned the Certificate in Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials (photo), and the […]

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