Archive for August, 2012

Tee it up for education on Sept. 28

Tee it up for education on Sept. 28

| August 30, 2012

The Solanco Education Foundation will hold its popular Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament at Meadia Heights Golf Club on Friday, September 28. The tournament includes lunch before golf, a delicious dinner at Meadia immediately following the round of golf, and lots of exciting prizes, including opportunities to win a free Mercedes-Benz and a free Pebble Beach […]

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School insurance available

| August 30, 2012

The Solanco School District offers affordable student accident insurance that will coordinate with existing private or work insurance plans to cover deductibles and co-pays. The premium for school time coverage is $27. Another option is year-round 24-hour coverage for which the premium is $98. Dental insurance can be included with either plan for $8.50. A […]

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2012-2013 Solanco School District calendars

2012-2013 Solanco School District calendars

| August 30, 2012

Among the materials sent home with students during this first week of school were the Solanco School District 2012-2013 calendars. The calendars are also available in all Solanco schools and at the Solanco Administrative Office. The Solanco School District greatly appreciates the valuable support provided by the following businesses and organizations which have paid advertisements in the […]

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Solanco grads earn FFA’s highest degree

Solanco grads earn FFA’s highest degree

| August 22, 2012

Congratulations to Solanco graduates Carolyn Lawrence (left, Class of 2010) and Rachel Spring (2009) who have received the highest degree available in FFA, the American FFA Degree. While in high school, Carolyn attended the Lancaster County Career and Technical Center where she completed the veterinary assistant program. Carolyn is entering her junior year at Wilson […]

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Cynthia Wasilius inducted into Distinguished Teacher program

Cynthia Wasilius inducted into Distinguished Teacher program

| August 21, 2012

Smith and Swift Middle School Librarian Cynthia Wasilius 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.  Wasilius officially received her Distinguished Teacher award at the Solanco School Board meeting on Monday, August 20. She began […]

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14 new teachers in Solanco School District

14 new teachers in Solanco School District

| August 20, 2012

A total of 14 new teachers are joining the Solanco School District for the 2012-2013 school year, which begins with the first day of classes on Monday, August 27.  The teachers in the photo are (front row) Alissa Totten, Allyson Weitzel, Ashlee Kreider, Billie Jobson, Krystie Kramer, Lindsay Benner, Robin Elias. (Back row) Caitlin Rizzardo, […]

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Swappe Shoppe open for business

Swappe Shoppe open for business

| August 20, 2012

Swappe Shoppe is open for business at Smith and Swift! The innovative project will provide middle school students with strategic planning and management experience, while also giving students opportunities to expand and update their favorite clothes. Middle school students developed the content of a “Swappe Shoppe,” which is a barter-economy “store” where students and their families can […]

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FFA students help improve Big Beaver Creek

FFA students help improve Big Beaver Creek

| August 15, 2012

Solanco FFA students and others worked knee-deep in Big Beaver Creek this week to shore-up erosion and other problems that had been occurring in the creek in New Providence. FFA students, officials from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, along with the Pequea Creek Watershed Association, pitched in to construct and install log-framed and rock-filled […]

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