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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Students step it up in shuttle run

Students step it up in shuttle run

| June 22, 2018

High school fitness teacher Michele Lovell is proud of the considerable efforts that enabled students to improve in the 20 meter-10 minute shuttle run. Students worked to increase their number of lengths each time they ran and some hard-working students ran 100 lengths or better during the school year (80 lengths equal 1 mile). Front row: […]

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Golf tournament August 17 in support of students and teachers

Golf tournament August 17 in support of students and teachers

| June 21, 2018

Local golfers are invited to tee it up in support of Solanco students and teachers during a tournament on Friday, August 17 at Tanglewood Manor Golf Club in Quarryville. The Solanco Education Foundation will use proceeds to fund $1,000 college scholarships to graduating seniors, academic venture grants which enable teachers to implement innovative educational programs […]

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Elite recognition for award-winning artist Olivia Stoltzfus

Elite recognition for award-winning artist Olivia Stoltzfus

| June 19, 2018

Olivia Stoltzfus, a rising senior, has been honored with the highly-selective 2018 Thomas Eakins Emerging Artist Portfolio Scholarship. The scholarship will enable Olivia to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ Summer Academy Pre-College Studio Art Program. For six weeks Olivia will have the opportunity to earn college credits within an artistic community of innovative students.  “Olivia can […]

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Commercial students help create is a winner – see it on YouTube

Commercial students help create is a winner – see it on YouTube

| June 12, 2018

A commercial that high school students help direct and produce has earned first place recognition out of 116 entries. The BIC pen commercial was filmed and edited by Disciple Media with student assistance, and as the contest winner it will be broadcast nationally on several social media sites. “All the talent used in the commercial […]

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Solanco High School wins paint grant from G.R. Mitchell and True Value

Solanco High School wins paint grant from G.R. Mitchell and True Value

| June 12, 2018

Student Olivia Stoltzfus, G.R. Mitchell manager Joey Bledsoe and owner Tom Keller, high school counselor Kelly Shumaker, and student Tyler Allen. New murals that will bring additional color and creativity to the library and other educational spaces will be painted with paint that Solanco High School will receive via a grant.  GR Mitchell in Willow […]

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Four from Solanco vie for Miss Pennsylvania crown

| June 12, 2018

Four intelligent, energetic and hard-working young ladies from Solanco have earned the opportunity to compete in the Miss Pennsylvania Scholarship Pageant June 23 in Pittsburgh. They are Marissa Witmer, Miss Lancaster County and Solanco Class of 2017; Kayla Schneider, Miss Keystone and Solanco Class of 2016; Tiffany Shrom, Miss Hershey and Solanco Class of 2016, […]

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Football players muscle their way to strong results

Football players muscle their way to strong results

| June 12, 2018

Solanco football players put in impressive performances at the annual Roadgrader’s Challenge. In the photo, “Rising seniors Danny Sampson, Nick Dillon, Logan Yaletchko, coach Mike Hammel, Cole Lewis and Jasiah Reimold came home with an impressive second place team finish as Cole Lewis deadlifted 250 pounds a remarkable 43 times, earning the top honors for […]

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Construction at Smith, Swift/Clermont; access to fields may be limited

Construction at Smith, Swift/Clermont; access to fields may be limited

| June 12, 2018

The project to renovate, expand and improve Smith Middle School will continue this summer with completion expected by October. At the Swift Middle School/Clermont Elementary campus, work on a new parking lot will begin this summer as a construction project that will provide significant educational and security upgrades gets underway. At Swift, the project includes […]

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