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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District.
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Music honors for Alyssa Stauffer

| December 8, 2016

Solanco High School junior Alyssa Stauffer has been selected for the 2016-2017 Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 7 Honor Band. Solanco High School music teacher Scott Weyman said Alyssa will participate in the District 7 “Lower” Band (southern schools across PMEA District 7) on February 10-11 at Eastern York High School.

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Smith students support their school and our community

Smith students support their school and our community

| December 6, 2016

Smith Middle School Assistant Principal David Beard and teacher Jeff McCardell report that students have raised over $400 (split evenly between Student Senate and the Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute), 766 books for the Solanco Literacy Project, and over 60 items of food for the Giving Thanks Project. Photo shows Smith Students and Senate officers.

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Solanco School Board reorganization

Solanco School Board reorganization

| December 6, 2016

The Solanco School Board held its annual reorganization meeting on Monday, December 5. Steve Risk was unanimously elected to his second one-year term as board president, and Paul Plechner was reelected as vice president. The school board also voted to retain the firm of Kegel, Kelin, Almy and Lord, LLP, as solicitor for the district.

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Students of the Month

Students of the Month

| December 6, 2016

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. Front row: Sadie Blevins (1st grade, Bart-Colerain Elementary), Benjamin Schulze (kindergarten, Providence), Taylor Sexton (5th, Clermont), Brock Taylor (3rd, Quarryville). Back row: Triniti Erisman (7th, George A. Smith Middle School), Katie Fausnaught (12th, high school), Anna Lisinski (7th, Swift). […]

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Student artwork featured on Solanco Christmas card

Student artwork featured on Solanco Christmas card

| December 6, 2016

Solanco award-winning student artist Ciana Malchione displays a Solanco School District 2016 Christmas card that features her beautiful artwork. Ciana participated in the annual art competition among high school students to design the district’s Christmas card. ”Her winning entry, Merry! Merry!, is lively watercolor on paper and features fruit and ornaments of the season,” said Solanco High School […]

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Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

| December 1, 2016

Congratulations to Marissa Witmer, this year’s winner of the Miss Solanco Pageant! Marissa earned the Miss Solanco crown during a spirited and entertaining competition featuring 10 talented Solanco students.         Following are the contestants listed as they appear in the photo: Front row: Tianna Hashinger, Jazzmyn Pope, Marissa Witmer, Tianna Beiler, Emily […]

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Solanco Education Foundation provides important “Baggie Books” for young readers

Solanco Education Foundation provides important “Baggie Books” for young readers

| November 30, 2016

The Solanco Education Foundation has purchased more than 2,400 books to encourage reading and improve literacy skills among the youngest students in the Solanco School District. The books are only available through educational catalogs; therefore, parents are not able to purchase them at a store. The engaging books are taken home by the 243 kindergarten […]

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Upcoming student holiday concerts

| November 30, 2016

There are many wonderfully-talented elementary, middle and high school student musicians in Solanco, and they will provide entertaining holiday concerts this month. Everyone is invited to the free performances: Elementary Students’ Holiday Concert Thursday, December 8, 7-9 p.m., at Solanco High School. Smith Middle School Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 13, 7:30-9 p.m. Swift Middle School […]

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