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Solanco kindergarten registration – parents need to schedule an appointment

| April 2, 2014

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2014-2015 school year that begins in August. Parents who plan to have their children attend kindergarten must schedule a kindergarten registration appointment with the Solanco School District. Call Cindy Criswell no later than April 18 at 786-0517. At least […]

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Summer school information

| April 1, 2014
Summer school information

Solanco’s successful online summer school program enables students to complete courses from home. It is for high school students who have struggled, or have failing grades, in English, social studies, math, science, foreign language, business or wellness classes. The Solanco online summer school program keeps students in school and provides them with an important tool to succeed. There will be an […]

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Video: Dr. Hudacs discusses technology and online instruction

| March 31, 2014
Video: Dr. Hudacs discusses technology and online instruction

Solanco School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Martin J. Hudacs has announced his retirement after seven years as superintendent and 39 years in education. His final day on the job will be June 27, 2014. In this video, Dr. Hudacs discusses the growth of technology and the Solanco School District’s innovative online instruction.  

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Solanco School District Special Education Plan

| March 28, 2014

The Solanco School District Special Education Comprehensive Plan is available for review on the Solanco website. In addition, anyone interested in the plan can also review it at the Solanco School District Administrative Office at 121 South Hess Street in Quarryville, and the Quarryville Library at 357 Buck Road in Quarryville.

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Dr. Brian Bliss will become Superintendent of Solanco schools

| March 27, 2014
Dr. Brian Bliss will become Superintendent of Solanco schools

The Solanco School Board has approved the hiring Dr. Brian Bliss as Superintendent of the Solanco School District. Dr. Bliss’ first day as Superintendent will be June 30. He will succeed current Superintendent Dr. Martin Hudacs, who is retiring after a 39-year career in education, including the last seven years as Solanco Superintendent. Dr. Hudacs’ last […]

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Artist Theresa Gartland receives national acclaim – will be honored at Carnegie Hall

| March 26, 2014
Artist Theresa Gartland receives national acclaim – will be honored at Carnegie Hall

Solanco student Theresa Gartland is being recognized as one of the top high school artists in the entire country, and she will be honored at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 6! Theresa’s artistic talents and creativity have earned her two prestigious National Scholastic Art Awards – a National Gold Medal and a National Silver Medal! […]

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Smith students honored by Principal Gladfelter

| March 24, 2014
Smith students honored by Principal Gladfelter

George A. Smith Middle School students have been recognized for the respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners they consistently demonstrate in school. The students, and their parents, were recently invited to breakfast with Smith Principal Paul Gladfelter. The Smith Middle School Students named to the Breakfast Club for February, are, front row in the […]

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Swift students earn special recognition

| March 21, 2014
Swift students earn special recognition

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Swift 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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