Author Archive: Keith Kaufman

Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Solanco student wins national wrestling championship – will compete in Europe

Solanco student wins national wrestling championship – will compete in Europe

| May 22, 2015

Solanco High School 10th grader Jessica Rudick will wrestle in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hezogovinia this summer! She earned the opportunity to wrestle internationally after recently winning a national championship in the USA Wrestling/Women’s Body Bar Nation Freestyle Wrestling Championships. She competed at 38kg in the 15 to 17 age bracket. Congratulations, and good luck Jessica!

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Students attend medical symposium

Students attend medical symposium

| May 22, 2015

Behind the masks are Solanco High School students Marissa Witmer, Emelyn Hatch, Rebecca Borky and Liam Hodgson (back), who attended a symposium on skin cancer at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. “The students heard several speakers on pharmacology, pathology, dermatology, surgery and melanoma,” Solanco High School teacher Lisa Schell said. “Students toured specialty areas […]

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Spinal surgeon Dr. Robert Greenleaf will be Distinguished Speaker at graduation

Spinal surgeon Dr. Robert Greenleaf will be Distinguished Speaker at graduation

| May 22, 2015

Dr. Robert Greenleaf, salutatorian for the Solanco Class of 1995 and now a spinal surgeon with Reconstructive Orthopedics in New Jersey, will be the Distinguished Speaker during graduation ceremonies to be held Tuesday, June 9 at the Solanco High School football field. At Solanco, Greenleaf was an outstanding wrestler with many impressive accomplishments that include […]

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Solanco honors successful student writers, artists, mathematicans, musicians and athletes

Solanco honors successful student writers, artists, mathematicans, musicians and athletes

| May 20, 2015

Intelligent, talented, hard-working and athletic Solanco students have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board for their impressive accomplishments. Solanco High School junior Emelyn Hatch (front row, left) has received a prestigious national award – the American Voices Medal – for her story House, which has earned her the opportunity […]

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Smith students honored

Smith students honored

| May 18, 2015

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character. Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, the Breakfast […]

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Shredding event to support student scholarship

| May 15, 2015

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host a community shredding event on Friday, June 5 from 2 to 6 p.m. at G.R. Mitchell Inc., on Beaver Valley Pike in Willow Street. Donations are encouraged and will be used to help fund the college scholarships provided each year by the Southern Lancaster County Chamber […]

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Successful students earn Solanco Scholars recognition

Successful students earn Solanco Scholars recognition

| May 15, 2015

Congratulations to 11th, 10th and 9th grade students whose outstanding performances and academic successes were recognized Wednesday during the  Solanco Scholars ceremony. The Solanco Scholars program rewards students who perform at a high level of academic excellence. The program is designed to recognize students who have exhibited the characteristics of a true “scholar.” Solanco Scholars: Matthew […]

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Barnstormer tickets available in our schools

Barnstormer tickets available in our schools

| May 15, 2015

The secretaries in each of our schools  have tickets for Solanco School Spirit Night at the Lancaster Barnstormers on Friday, May 29. Students and staff are receiving vouchers which can be redeemed for a free ticket to the game. Parents, other family members, and everyone in our community can purchase tickets from the secretaries for […]

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