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Smith Middle School award-winning art students

| February 24, 2015
Smith Middle School award-winning art students

The impressive artistic talents and creativity of five Smith Middle School students have earned them Honorable Mention recognition from the Lancaster County Young Artists Awards. The Smith award-winning art students are, front row, Mackenzie Britigan (grade 7), Olivia Stoltzfus (8th), Kara Moyer (7th). Back row: Hannah Walters (7th), Faith Rineer (8th). Their beautiful artwork will be featured in an art […]

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Students of the Month

| February 24, 2015
Students of the Month

The photo features the Students of the Month who have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board. Front row: Jonathan Boozer (3rd grade, Providence Elementary), Ben Ginter (kindergarten, Quarryville), Adrienne Dolan (3rd, Clermont). Back row: Jadan Forren (6th, Smith), Marissa Pfeffer (10th, high school), Luke Piskun (4th, Bart-Colerain), Emma Humbert (6th, Swift). The students […]

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Scholarships available from Solanco Education Foundation

| February 23, 2015

The Solanco Education Foundation will award $1,000 scholarships to six graduating seniors in the Solanco Class of 2015 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. The scholarship application is available […]

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Smith Middle School students honored

| February 23, 2015
Smith Middle School students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to breakfast at their school 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 […]

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Solanco students win distinguished art awards – their work will be on exhibit in Lancaster

| February 19, 2015
Solanco students win distinguished art awards – their work will be on exhibit in Lancaster

A long-standing Solanco tradition of award-winning artistic excellence continues as Solanco High School and George A. Smith Middle School students have once again won honors in the Scholastic Art Awards and Lancaster County Young Artists Awards. The impressive list of awards earned by Solanco students include Scholastic Art Awards Portfolio Awards, Lancaster County Young Artists […]

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The Great Book Swap at the high school

| February 17, 2015
The Great Book Swap at the high school

The Great Book Swap is immensely popular among high school students, teachers and staff – last year an astonishing 900 books were brought in and exchanged! Solanco High School Librarian Emily Dawley has announced that the first segment of this year’s Great Book Swap will be February 23-27 when students and teachers are asked to […]

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Education Job Fair – Tuesday, March 3 in Lancaster

| February 17, 2015
Education Job Fair – Tuesday, March 3 in Lancaster

Solanco and other school districts in Lancaster County have important positions to fill, including substitute teachers, teacher assistants, secretaries, and cafeteria and custodial positions. Solanco community members and people from throughout the county will have the opportunity to learn more about these positions, and apply for jobs of interest to them, during an Education Job Fair […]

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Solanco wrestlers dominate in sectionals

| February 16, 2015
Solanco wrestlers dominate in sectionals

Incredibly, Solanco won its sixth consecutive Sectional Tournament Championship on Saturday at Hempfield High School! The remarkable achievement included five Golden Mule wrestlers earning individual championships: AJ Wilson at 126 pounds, Wyatt Jennings at 132 pounds, Kody Hart at 138 pounds, Daulton Groff at 145 pounds, and Bo Spiller at 285 pounds. Solanco’s margin of victory […]

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