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Five Solanco teachers earn prestigious recognition

| May 12, 2016
Five Solanco teachers earn prestigious recognition

Five Solanco teachers have been chosen for induction into Solanco’s special Distinguished Teacher program. They are Smith Middle School social studies teacher Cynthia Sangrey, Smith Middle School learning support teacher Sara Parrish, Smith Middle School health and physical education teacher Carrie Falduts, Providence Elementary second grade teacher Matt Reiprich, and instructional technology support teacher Rebecca Gajecki. […]

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Swift spring play – May 20

| May 12, 2016
Swift spring play – May 20

Swift Middle School actors and actresses are busy rehearsing and preparing for their upcoming public performance of “Jack and the Franken Beanstalk.” Play director Tawn Battiste said the students invite parents, friends and all community members to an entertaining performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 20 at Swift Middle School. Tawn Battiste provided the following information […]

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Friendship and fun at Ophelia Day

| May 12, 2016
Friendship and fun at Ophelia Day

A light drizzle and cloudy skies could in no way dampen the fun and enthusiasm of those involved in Ophelia Day, a unique and uplifting annual event that is very popular among the students involved. Students with special needs from our elementary schools visit the high school and “buddy up” with high school students and together […]

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Morgan Perry and Joshua Kreider earn scholar-athlete award

| May 9, 2016
Morgan Perry and Joshua Kreider earn scholar-athlete award

Solanco High School juniors Morgan Perry and Joshua Kreider have earned prestigious recognition for their outstanding accomplishments both as students and athletes! Morgan and Joshua have received the 7th Congressional District of Pennsylvania Scholar-Athlete Award from U.S. Congressman Patrick Meehan during a ceremony at Penncrest High School in Media, Pennsylvania. Solanco High School counselor Tristan […]

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SLC Golden Times student newspaper

| May 4, 2016
SLC Golden Times student newspaper

The former Golden Times newspaper is now an online news site – SLCGoldenTimes.com. Students in a new Solanco High School club have breathed new life into an old tradition by bringing an updated style and artistic flair to the Golden Times printed newspaper, which is now the SLC Golden Times electronic newspaper. Its staff includes devoted editors and regular contributors […]

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2016-2017 Solanco budget information

| May 4, 2016
2016-2017 Solanco budget information

The Solanco School Board has approved a proposed final budget for the 2016-2017 school year. Detailed information about the proposed budget, including a Powerpoint presentation from the May 2 Solanco School Board meeting, is posted on the Solanco website. Additional information is also available at the Solanco Administration Office, 121 South Hess Street in Quarryville. […]

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Students of the Month

| May 3, 2016
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board at the May 2 board meeting. Front row: Keygan Bailey (1st grade, Bart-Colerain), Harper Levan (kindergarten, Providence), Joshua Sharp (5th grade, Quarryville). Back row: Rilyn Saner (6th, Smith), Olivia Lasko (6th, Swift), Emily […]

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Retiring teachers and staff – an astonishing 319 years of service!

| May 3, 2016
Retiring teachers and staff – an astonishing 319 years of service!

Twelve Solanco School District employees are retiring at the end of the current school year. They include a principal, seven teachers (art, English, special education, two music teachers and two special education teachers), a reading specialist, a school nurse and two school secretaries. During Monday’s Solanco School Board meeting the retirees were honored by Solanco Superintendent […]

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