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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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New career readiness course at the high school

New career readiness course at the high school

| April 24, 2018

Solanco High School next year will offer a new Career Readiness Course (STEP) which will provide students with “essential” workplace skills, which will make them more qualified and attractive job applicants. “We will initially offer this opportunity to next year’s juniors so  they are better prepared for valuable internship and work study opportunities in their senior year,” Solanco […]

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Providence students engage in Earth Day activities

Providence students engage in Earth Day activities

| April 24, 2018

In recognition of Earth Day, 2nd graders in Lindsey Orr’s class at Providence Elementary School participated in an interesting and hands-on activity about pollution, litter, and runoff, and their harmful impact on water quality, fish and other aquatic creatures. Students received containers of water with a sponge fish in the water. “I read a short story about ‘Freddy […]

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Students work for improved fitness

Students work for improved fitness

| April 24, 2018

Solanco students stepped forward to take on and conquer a “30 day 12 ways of fitness challenge.” Solanco Fitness Teacher Michele Lovell said using a workout that can be done practically anywhere and has no cost involved, the participants “on average, dropped fat by 1 to 1.5 percent with only a slight increase in body weight due to […]

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Students compete in math contest

Students compete in math contest

| April 23, 2018

A team of students representing Solanco High School - Aidan McBride, Brandon Daniel-Morales, Faith Rineer - performed very well in a math competition at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC).  Particularly impressive was Aidan’s strong 6th place finish in the individual portion of the contest. Congratulations to our outstanding math students!

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Middle school students in technology competition

Middle school students in technology competition

| April 23, 2018

  Solanco middle school students competed in the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association (TSA) state conference held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. “They had a great time competing in their events, exploring the resort, and meeting like-minded students from across the state,” Solanco teacher and TSA coach Kevin Childs said. “I am very proud of our members […]

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Smith “Breakfast Club” students

Smith “Breakfast Club” students

| April 23, 2018

Outstanding Smith Middle School students have earned recognition as “Breakfast Club” students based on the guidelines of respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. The students were rewarded with a breakfast at school with their parents and principal Paul Gladfelter. The Smith Breakfast Club students are, front row:  Keira Crawford, Hannah Unger, Caroline Lantz, Ashlyn […]

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Solanco online summer school

Solanco online summer school

| April 19, 2018

Solanco’s successful online summer school program enables students to complete courses from home. It is for Solanco High School students who have struggled or have failing grades in English, social studies, math, science, wellness/fitness classes and others. The Solanco online summer school program keeps students in school and provides them with an important tool to […]

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Strong scores for math students

Strong scores for math students

| April 19, 2018

Solanco High School students Sophie Plechner, Timothy Schmitt, Christian Stead and Aidan McBride put in impressive performances in a recent math competition at Millersville University. Math teacher Chris Rachor said  their team score was good for third place among the 12 competing teams, and their overall score earned them fifth place overall.

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