Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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FFA students earn top honors in state competition

FFA students earn top honors in state competition

| June 19, 2015

Solanco FFA students have excelled at the State Convention/FFA week at Penn State University! FFA teacher Kelly Lichtley said 11 of Solanco’s 17 participating students earned a medal, and two teams won their competitions. Solanco’s horse judging team is the top team in the state! Congratulations to team members, left to right in the photo, […]

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Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

| June 18, 2015

  Congratulations to 2015 Solanco grad and wrestling standout Bo Spiller (photo), who has been named Lancaster Newspapers male high school Athlete of the year, and to Billy Cooney for earning the track Athlete of the Year recognition. Solanco High School Athletic Director Anthony Hall provided the following lists of Solanco spring sports all-stars:   […]

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Golf tournament September 11 at Meadia will benefit Solanco students and teachers

Golf tournament September 11 at Meadia will benefit Solanco students and teachers

| June 15, 2015

The popular Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament to support the Solanco Education Foundation will be Friday, September 11 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 […]

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Registration for Virtual Summer School Program

Registration for Virtual Summer School Program

| June 10, 2015

Click here   to register for the Solanco School District Virtual Summer Program. The fee per 1 credit is $225, and $150 for 0.5 credit. There is a one-time non-resident fee of $75 that includes a $25 refundable deposit for texts and course materials. Registrations and payments received after June 24 will be subject to a $25 late fee. […]

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Class of 2015 graduates from Solanco High School

Class of 2015 graduates from Solanco High School

| June 10, 2015

They did it – 275 seniors have graduated from Solanco High School! An evening filled with cheers, tears, pride and deep reflection on Tuesday featured presentations by Distinguished Speaker Dr. Robert Greenleaf, class valedictorian Gabrielle Redcay, salutatorian Seana Armstrong, class president Carly Allport, and high school principal Brian Gallagher. Dr. Robert Greenleaf, a spinal surgeon, was […]

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Scott Long will become assistant principal at the high school

Scott Long will become assistant principal at the high school

| June 9, 2015

  The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring of Scott Long as Assistant Principal at Solanco High School. Since March 23, Long has been serving as Dean of Students at the high school. His first day as assistant principal will be July 1. Previously, he had been physical education teacher at Smith Middle School. […]

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School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

| June 9, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved a final budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The $52.9-million budget contains a tax increase of 2.50-percent that is needed to offset a 21-percent mandated increase in pension costs to the district. The Solanco School District continues to have the lowest real estate tax rate among the 16 school districts […]

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Swift 8th graders honored

Swift 8th graders honored

| June 5, 2015

Congratulations to Grace Kreider and Patrick Hodgson (photo), for their selection as Boy and Girl of the Year at Swift Middle School. Patrick was also honored for his participation and leadership in chorus and band, and he was also chosen as the STEM student of the year (STEM is science, technology, engineering and math). The […]

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