Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Book collection efforts to kick off at September 5 football game

| August 28, 2014

Solanco High School teacher Stacy Shelton has announced that the Solanco School District is launching a community literacy project  that will “get more books into homes to help foster literacy starting at an early age. Throughout the school year we will have book collections and then we will distribute these books at various events.” The first book collection will occur […]

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PSAT at Solanco October 15

| August 28, 2014

Eleventh graders at Solanco High School can take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 15 during periods 1 through 4. There is no charge for juniors to take the test (10th graders can take the PSAT and there is a $14 fee). Students interested in taking the PSAT should register with the guidance office. The PSAT is a practice assessment […]

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Golf for education September 12 at Meadia Heights

Golf for education September 12 at Meadia Heights

| August 28, 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 (SEF) will use proceeds from the tournament to provide scholarships to graduating Solanco seniors who continue their education beyond high school, and also grants to […]

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Parents urged to attend Back-to-School Nights

Parents urged to attend Back-to-School Nights

| August 26, 2014

Back-to-School Night is an important opportunity for parents to get to know their child’s teachers and principal, and to become more familiar with their child’s activities in school. The Solanco School District encourages parents and guardians to attend Back-to-School Night and to become actively involved in their child’s education. Parental involvement is critically important to […]

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New school year is underway in Solanco!

New school year is underway in Solanco!

| August 26, 2014

“Students and teachers arrived excited to start another school year, and the first day of school was a tremendous one,” Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss said. “We look forward to the great things Solanco students are going to do this year—if the first day was any indication of how the year will go, it promises […]

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New nutritional standards for food items sold in schools

| August 22, 2014

As students return to school next week they will notice some changes in a la carte items available for purchase in school cafeterias. In a presentation to the Solanco School Board on Monday, Food Service Director Matt Kirchoff said the United States Agriculture Department (USDA) has implemented the Smart Snacks initiative that establishes new standards for […]

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Directions for parent notification system

| August 22, 2014

The Solanco School District uses a parent/guardian notification system called Power Announcement to quickly and effectively communicate with families of students. In addition to voice messaging (phone calls), important messages can also be sent as email messages and text messages. Parents are responsible for setting up their preferences in PowerSchool. Power Announcement is integrated with […]

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Tony Mendez inducted into Distinguished Teacher program

Tony Mendez inducted into Distinguished Teacher program

| August 20, 2014

Solanco High School multi-media technology lead teacher Tony Mendez has been inducted into Solanco’s special Distinguished Teacher program. Distinguished Teachers is a prestigious award that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Mendez (right) officially received his Distinguished Teacher award from Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss (left) at the Solanco […]

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