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New group to provide support and guidance for 9th grade girls

| February 14, 2017

The high school guidance office is launching the first 9th grade version of Girls on the Run at Solanco High School. “It is called ‘Heart and Sole’ and follows a similar structure as Girls on the Run,” high school counselor Lindsay Capoferri said. “We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 until 4:15 p.m. […]

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Swift student wins digitial photography award

| February 13, 2017
Swift student wins digitial photography award

Swift Middle School 7th grader Owen Brazelton (right in photo) has won second place for his digital photography project in a regional competition. Owen is a member of the Solanco Middle School Technology Student Association Chapter that participated in the Pennsylvania Region 2 TSA Conference at Conestoga Valley High School on February 11. “Students competed against […]

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“Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” at Clermont

| February 13, 2017
“Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” at Clermont

An evening of family fun at Clermont Elementary on Thursday, March 2 will feature interesting and important activities. “Robert Fulton Flashlight Scavenger Hunt” will be held in the Clermont Elementary cafeteria from 6 to 7 p.m. on March 2. In addition to an enjoyable search for hidden clues in the school, and information about Robert […]

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Kindergarten registration – parents need to call by March 10 to schedule an appointment

| February 9, 2017

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2017-2018 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 March 10 at 786-0517. At least […]

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Solanco MiniTHON will fight childhood cancer

| February 9, 2017
Solanco MiniTHON will fight childhood cancer

Kelly Cook and Emily Duvall (standing) and Audrey Crandall and Emily Mellinger (seated) are the student leadership team or the 2017 Solanco MiniTHON, and they are coordinating fundraising activities and encouraging student involvement in support of this year’s Solanco MiniTHON. The goal is to raise $10,000 to be donated to Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey […]

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High school course selection meeting for parents of 8th graders

| February 9, 2017
High school course selection meeting for parents of 8th graders

The guidance office at Solanco High School will hold a high school course selection night for parents of current 8th grade students at Smith and Swift middle schools. The important planning session will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 in the Large Group Instruction (LGI) room at the high school. Anyone with […]

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Mock trial team finishes season with a big win

| February 8, 2017
Mock trial team finishes season with a big win

The Solanco High School Mock Trial team put in an impressive performance and won its case against a very strong Manheim Township team! “The Honorable Jeffrey D. Wright presided over the case and offered very positive comments to both teams,” said Caley Roark, Solanco Mock Trial coach and teacher of the gifted. “Specifically, he praised Solanco’s attorneys for a clever […]

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Solanco students win Scholastic Writing awards

| February 7, 2017
Solanco students win Scholastic Writing awards

Five talented, creative and hard-working Solanco High School students are receiving prestigious recognition for their outstanding writing skills! Jarrett Girvin, Benjamin Root, Hannah Pollock and Mason Hess (in photo), and Allyson Stitzel (not pictured), have earned awards in the Scholastic Writing contest. The students “were up against a considerably larger group of competitors than in years past for […]

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