Archive for December, 2012

A message from Superintendent Dr. Hudacs

| December 21, 2012

At the conclusion of this difficult and challenging week (Dec. 17-21) in the Solanco School District, I express my thanks to students, parents, teachers and all members of our community for their support as we responded and prepared because of widespread rumors of potential violence at our schools. While there never was any evidence to […]

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Solanco students inducted into Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica

Solanco students inducted into Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica

| December 21, 2012

Congratulations to Solanco students who have earned induction into the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish. Front row, left to right: Tori Akerley, Donna Montgomery, Bree Miller, Seana Armstrong, Anna Shillenn, Jana Seigrist, and Francisca Fernández. Back row, left to right: Joseph Gonzalez, Brooke McCardell, Luke Redcay, Kassandra […]

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Providence students help others through Make-A-Wish

Providence students help others through Make-A-Wish

| December 21, 2012

Providence Elementary School students have demonstrated their compassion and concern for others in need by participating in the Macy’s Make-A-Wish program. Students in all grades, kindergarten through fifth grade, wrote 414 letters to Santa, and sealed them in stamped envelopes addressed to Santa Claus. Macy’s will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish for each letter it receives from […]

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Solanco’s proposed 2013-2014 budget

Solanco’s proposed 2013-2014 budget

| December 21, 2012

The Solanco Board of School Directors has released, for public review, the district’s proposed preliminary budget for the 2013-2014 school year. The proposed $48.8-million budget includes a 2.6% increase in the district’s real estate property tax. Act 1 has established a tax index of 2% for Solanco in 2013-2014; Solanco will apply for an exception provided […]

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Student creates beautiful Christmas card

Student creates beautiful Christmas card

| December 18, 2012

In the photo is Solanco High School 12th grade student Morgan Richison with a Solanco School District 2012 Christmas card that features her beautiful artwork. Morgan participated in the annual art competition among high school students to design the district’s Christmas card. Morgan’s colorful, charming oil pastel features a bell and fruit. Morgan was honored […]

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Educational workshops for parents and their young, pre-kindergarten children

| December 18, 2012

The Solanco Transition to Kindergarten Team will hold a series of four monthly workshops for parents and their children ages one to three. The workshops, designed through collaboration between Solanco primary teachers and local preschool leaders, are for parents and children to attend together. The workshops are free and will be held at the Quarryville […]

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Preliminary budget notice – Act 1 Referendum Exception Notice

| December 18, 2012

NOTICE is given that the Proposed Preliminary Budget for the General Fund of the Solanco School District for the 2013-2014 fiscal year is available for public inspection at the school district offices, 121 S. Hess Street, Quarryville, Pennsylvania, and will be presented for adoption as a Preliminary Budget Proposal at a school board meeting to […]

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Gillian Glackin soars past 1,000 points

Gillian Glackin soars past 1,000 points

| December 17, 2012

Congratulations to Solanco senior and girls basketball star Gillian Glackin, who scored her 1,000th career point last week against Garden Spot. Gillian became the sixth girls player in Solanco history to score 1,000 points or more, joining Emily Allport, Mackenzie Keys, Taylor Kreider, Lori Houck and Denine Groff in that exclusive club. Taylor Kreider is […]

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