Archive for November, 2012

Students, parents and others learn how to prevent bullying

Students, parents and others learn how to prevent bullying

| November 30, 2012

The Solanco School District greatly appreciates the strong community attendance and participation in the Bullying and Cyber-Bullying Prevention Public Forum held at Solanco High School on Thursday evening, November 29. Solanco School District administrators, the PA Attorney General’s Office, Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas Judge Len Brown, and others provided informative presentations on this […]

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Student artwork on exhibit in Lancaster

Student artwork on exhibit in Lancaster

| November 30, 2012

High School art teacher Sea Macleish informs us that Solanco art students will be featured at the Demuth Museum in Lancaster in December. One group of student artwork explores 20th century painters in “Artist Posters” in which students study the style and motifs of a particular painter. The other group of pieces on exhibit, “Poem […]

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Corkey Comics assembly at Quarryville

Corkey Comics assembly at Quarryville

| November 30, 2012

Well-known artist Duane M. Abel brought enthusiasm, education and inspiration through art to Quarryville Elementary students this week. During two assemblies, he provided his motivational presentation Draw Your Own Destiny, which “allows children to establish goals and a love of literacy while discovering a passion for learning.” Duane M. Abel began his career as the […]

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Solanco athletes and sports teams honored

Solanco athletes and sports teams honored

| November 20, 2012

Solanco Athletic Director Dan Baughman and the Solanco School Board on Monday, Nov. 19, recognized the achievements of Solanco’s golf and girls cross country teams. Golf team members (left to right in photo) Jonathan Miller, Ross McCauley, Connor Sheehan and James Howell were section champs and finished with a very impressive record of 38-4. Connor […]

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Solanco students help hurricane victims

Solanco students help hurricane victims

| November 20, 2012

Solanco High School students in the Interact Club traveled to Ocean Grove, New Jersey on Monday, November 19 where they dug in and pitched in to help the community recover from the devastating damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. Club advisor Todd Brown said along the coastline, students shoveled and helped transport tons of sand from […]

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Smith Breakfast Club

Smith Breakfast Club

| November 19, 2012

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

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Solanco students nominated for NHS national scholarships

Solanco students nominated for NHS national scholarships

| November 19, 2012

In the photo with Solanco High School Principal Brian Gallagher (center), are Solanco High School seniors and National Honor Society members Victoria Hildalgo, Rachel Cairns, Tyler McCardell and Jillian Eberly, who have been nominated to compete in the National Honor Society (NHS) scholarship program. This year the program will award more than $200,000 in college […]

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Solanco athletes win sportsmanship awards

| November 16, 2012

Athletic directors in the Lancaster-Lebanon League have voted Solanco fall sports teams as the recipient of the overall Sportsmanship Winner for the fall of 2012! In addition, each of the following teams won the Sportsmanship Award for their particular sport: boys and girls cross country, golf, field hockey and tennis. Solanco athletes also performed very […]

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