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First day of school is Aug. 25; afternoon school buses may be a little late the first week

| August 13, 2014
First day of school is Aug. 25; afternoon school buses may be a little late the first week

The 2014-2015 school year officially gets underway on Monday, August 25. The Solanco School District hopes everyone had an enjoyable summer, and we’re looking forward to an exciting and successful school year. The school day at Solanco High School is 7:42 a.m. to 2:44 p.m., at the middle school it’s 7:45 to 2:59 p.m., while […]

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Information for Solanco employees

| August 7, 2014
Information for Solanco employees

Employee Reimbursement Direct Deposit Notification – As of September 1, 2014, employee reimbursements will no longer be paid by check.  Employee reimbursements for mileage, dental, vision, tuition and other eligible miscellaneous expenses will be paid by direct deposit to an employee’s primary payroll account.  Employees may elect to request for the reimbursement to be directly […]

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Dress like a super hero and run to support children

| August 6, 2014
Dress like a super hero and run to support children

The sophomore class at Solanco High School is putting into action its concern and compassion for others by hosting a 5K run to benefit children with cancer at Camp Can-Do.  It’s being called a “Super Hero 5K Fun Run – Be a hero for a child with cancer!” and participants are encouraged to run while dressed as their […]

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Draft of Solanco Comprehensive Plan available for public review

| August 5, 2014
Draft of Solanco Comprehensive Plan available for public review

The Solanco School District has released a Draft – Solanco Comprehensive Plan for public review. The proposed plan was developed based on input provided by students, parents and other district residents, business leaders, and Solanco teachers and administrators.  During a series of meetings, they developed core belief statements and vision statements, revised the district’s mission statement, analyzed district […]

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Solanco honored for outstanding financial reporting

| July 16, 2014
Solanco honored for outstanding financial reporting

Solanco School District Assistant Business Manager Sandra S. Tucker, CPA, has once again been honored for her outstanding work on the district’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).  In fact, this is the 13th consecutive year she has received both the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials (photo), and the […]

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David Beard new assistant principal at Smith Middle School

| July 16, 2014
David Beard new assistant principal at Smith Middle School

David K. Beard, a physical education teacher at Rising Sun Middle School in Maryland for the past nine years, is joining the Solanco School District as assistant principal at George A. Smith Middle School. His first day on the job will be July 28. Beard will replace Christina McLaughlin, who has become the new principal […]

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Solanco real estate tax discount period underway

| July 15, 2014
Solanco real estate tax discount period underway

The Solanco School District has mailed real estate tax notices to property owners in the district. Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Property owners who have not received their real estate tax notice should call the Solanco School District Tax […]

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Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament September 12 at Meadia Heights

| July 14, 2014
Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament September 12 at Meadia Heights

The popular Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament to support the Solanco Education Foundation will be Friday, September 12 at Meadia Heights Golf Club (shotgun start at 12 noon). The Solanco Education Foundation will use proceeds from the tournament to provide scholarships to graduating Solanco seniors who continue their education beyond high school, and also grants to teachers […]

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