Archive for January, 2013

Smith students honored

| January 30, 2013

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

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Daddy-Daughter Dance February 16

| January 30, 2013

The Solanco Football Boosters is sponsoring a Daddy-Daughter Dance Saturday evening, February 16, in the Solanco High School cafeteria. All girls in kindergarten through 6th grade are invited with their fathers, grandfathers, uncles or brothers. The cost is $12 per father or per adult (grandfather, uncle, brother), and there is no extra charge for more […]

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FAFSA and college financial aid information

FAFSA and college financial aid information

| January 30, 2013

The Solanco High School Guidance Department will host an informative presentation on Tuesday, February 12 about FAFSA and financial aid for college. The presenter will be Sonya Mann McFarlan from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). Solanco guidance counselor Jane Eddy said, “We will be in the library computer labs for a hands-on workshop. […]

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Solanco students in county orchestra on Saturday

Solanco students in county orchestra on Saturday

| January 30, 2013

Outstanding performances during rigorous auditions have earned Solanco High School and middle school students the opportunity to participate in the LLMEA County Orchestra Festival on Saturday at Warwick High School. In the photo are Solanco High School students who will perform during Saturday’s concert: Laken Hart (bass clarinet), Rebekah Linde (cello), Emelyn Hatch (cello),and Anna […]

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Solanco students win Scholastic Writing Awards

Solanco students win Scholastic Writing Awards

| January 30, 2013

Solanco High School and middle school students have been honored for their writing skills. In the photo to the left are the Scholastic Writing Award winners from the high school. Dakota White (left) earned a Silver Key Award for “Abnormal.” She also received Honorable Mention awards for her works, “Rememberance,” and “Love Is A Fool’s […]

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School Board members honored

| January 25, 2013

January is School Director Recognition Month as proclaimed by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association. Solanco’s School Board Directors are, President Dan Bender, Vice President Paul Plechner, Treasurer Justin Kreider, Secretary Monica Miller (non-voting member), Craig Chubb, Kurt Kreider, Brian Musser, Leon Ressler,¬†Steve Risk, Charles “Chip” Roten. All school board members in Pennsylvania are volunteers; they […]

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Solanco Education Foundation scholarships

Solanco Education Foundation scholarships

| January 24, 2013

The Solanco Education Foundation is planning to award $1,000 scholarships to six graduating seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. Selection criteria include average or better class standing and scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, and good character, leadership and moral standards. In addition, the foundation is also accepting applications for […]

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Swift’s MathCount winners

| January 18, 2013

Six Swift Middle School students with outstanding math skills have earned the opportunity to compete at the district MathCounts competition to be held¬†Saturday, February 16 at the Millersville University Student Memorial Center. Four of the Swift students will compete as a team, while two others will participate in the individual competition. The team members are […]

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