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Three teachers earn prestigious recognition

| May 12, 2017
Three teachers earn prestigious recognition

Caley Roark, Leslie McRobbie and Stephanie Wood have been chosen for induction into Solanco’s Distinguished Teachers program. Distinguished Teachers is recognition in honor of a teacher’s instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Caley Roark, Solanco High School Teacher of the Gifted.  “I am honored and humbled to have been nominated and selected as […]

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Students write code and create educational animated games

| May 11, 2017
Students write code and create educational animated games

Solanco High School students in Stacy Shelton’s  advanced graphic animation class are creating animated games and writing the code for them. “The games can be accessed via a computer or a phone as an app,” Shelton said. “Students have researched and tweaked code to allow them to make drag-and-drop games.” Educational games such as the order […]

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Reassessment information from the Solanco School District

| May 11, 2017

Property owners in the Solanco School District should have received a Preliminary Property Assessment Notice that has been mailed by the Lancaster County Property Assessment Office. Anyone who has not received the notice or may have misplaced it should watch for a final notice which is expected to be mailed in early June. Solanco “Revenue Neutral.” The […]

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Students honored as “Solanco Scholars”

| May 11, 2017

Congratulations to 11th, 10th and 9th grade students whose outstanding performances and academic successes were recognized Wednesday during the Solanco Scholars ceremony. The Solanco Scholars program rewards students who perform at a high level of academic excellence. The program is designed to recognize students who have exhibited the characteristics of a true “scholar.” Solanco Scholars: Agriculture – […]

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Harold “Pete” Suter Baseball Field at Solanco High School

| May 9, 2017
Harold “Pete” Suter Baseball Field at Solanco High School

The Solanco High School baseball field has been re-dedicated in honor of Harold “Pete” Suter, a longtime baseball coach and a member of the Solanco Hall of Fame. This plaque commemorating Suter’s outstanding career will be posted at the concession stand at the field. Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss (holding plaque) and former players for “Pete” Suter […]

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Ophelia Day fun and friendship

| May 5, 2017
Ophelia Day fun and friendship

Thursday was Ophelia Day at the high school, and more than 170 students with special needs from our elementary schools visited the high school and “buddied up” with high school students and together they enjoyed games, fun, food and friendship. About 275 high school students were involved as buddies and operating the games and activities. “The purpose […]

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UGI support helps sustain important science program at the high school

| May 5, 2017
UGI support helps sustain important science program at the high school

Tammie Lowry (left) with UGI Utilities, Inc. visited Solanco High School chemistry teacher Jessica Tipping’s (white sweater) class to observe students using the Interactive Science Probe Ware and Mobile Computing program. UGI has made a generous $10,000 donation to the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF), which has been used to help fund the science probeware. The UGI donation was […]

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Students motivated to improve performance and fitness

| May 5, 2017
Students motivated to improve performance and fitness

Solanco High School fitness teacher Michele Lovell  has changed students’ attitude about the  20-meter, 10-minute performance assessment students participate in each month. She posts “Mrs. Lovell’s Shuttle Run Scores” in the gymnasium (photo, on the wall behind the back row of students). “After every shuttle run I post the ‘top 5′ in each class and […]

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