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Sarah Frawley qualifies for international competition

| March 17, 2017
Sarah Frawley qualifies for international competition

After a very impressive third place finish in a state-level competition, Solanco High School student Sarah Frawley has advanced to an international contest to be held in Florida this summer. Sarah is a Solanco senior who studies in the dental assistant program at the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center. She recently attended the PENN […]

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Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

| March 16, 2017
Solanco’s all-star wrestlers

Photo – Chase Charles, Kaleb Tucker, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, Josh Weder (not pictured: AJ Wilson). Solanco has had six wrestlers earn Lancaster-Lebanon League all-star recognition. Ben Root (170 pounds) and Grayson Charles (138) are first team selections, while Kaleb Tucker (220), Josh Weder (195) and AJ Wilson (152) were named to the second team, and […]

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Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

| March 16, 2017
Strong performance by Emily Torrise in LNP Spelling Bee

George A. Smith Middle School student Emily Torrise (left) finished 10th in the 10th round in the LNP Spelling Bee at Conestoga Valley on Friday. “She was really terrific and did a great job,” Smith 6th grade LEAD teacher Sandy Lee (right) said. Emily qualified for the highly-competitive spelling bee after earning one of the top […]

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Swift students will perform Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom this weekend

| March 16, 2017
Swift students will perform Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom this weekend

Proceeds from the two public performances of this year’s spring play at Swift Middle School will be donated to the search for a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a leading genetic cause of death among infants. Swift students will provide entertaining performances of Cinderella and the Candy Kingdom at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, […]

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Snow days will be made up on April 13 and May 12

| March 15, 2017

Schools will be open and classes will be in session on Thursday, April 13 and Friday, May 12. Schools were originally scheduled to be closed on those days, but they will be used to make up for the two school days that were lost on March 14 and 15 because of snow.

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Important meeting for parents of student-athletes on April 4

| March 13, 2017

All Solanco coaches and parents are invited (no students) to an important presentation about the prevention of substance abuse by student athletes. Featured at the session on Tuesday, April 4 at Solanco High School will be Tina George (MSW) from the Caron Treatment Center, who will discuss commonly abused substances, symptoms of substance abuse that parents should […]

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Solanco students’ MathCON scores are among the highest in PA and US

| March 10, 2017
Solanco students’ MathCON scores are among the highest in PA and US

Two Solanco students, a high school student and an elementary student, have achieved exceptional scores on a MathCON preliminary exam. Tenth grader Aidan McBride’s performance has put him near the very top among the brightest high school math students in the United States. Quarryville Elementary student Brayden Herr scored the highest among all 5th graders in […]

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Solanco students win distinguished awards for artistic excellence

| March 7, 2017
Solanco students win distinguished awards for artistic excellence

Ten Solanco High School students and two middle school students have won a long list of impressive awards and high honors in the Scholastic Art Awards and Lancaster County Young Artists Awards. Their remarkable accomplishments include prestigious American Visions Awards, a Gold Art Portfolio Award, and numerous Gold Awards, Silver Awards and Honorable Mention recognition. […]

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