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Solanco’s Safety Committee

| June 12, 2018
Solanco’s Safety Committee

                  Front row: Stephanie Jones, Theresa Sokso, Lindsey Orr, Karen Burkhart, Derrick Kreider. Back row: Carey Kalupson, Diane Overly, Evan Belczyk, Bruce Bennett, Pat Giffing. Not in photo: Emily Mankin, Brett Miller, Tristan Zelinka. The district’s safety committee, featuring teachers, administrators and other staff members, meets monthly […]

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Chris Zander will be the new principal at Clermont

| June 8, 2018
Chris Zander will be the new principal at Clermont

At  its June 18 meeting, the Solanco School Board will approve the hiring of Chris Zander as the new principal at Clermont Elementary School. Zander is a Solanco resident and the father of three children who are  students at Clermont.  Currently an elementary school principal in the Manheim Township School  District, Zander’s extensive educational background […]

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Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” in elementary and middle schools

| June 8, 2018
Seniors enjoy “Cap and Gown Walk” in elementary and middle schools

It’s an uplifting activity that has become an annual tradition at Solanco -  the “Cap and Gown Walk” by graduating seniors. Only hours prior to their upcoming graduation Friday evening, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools, and the administration office, where students and staff greeted them with rousing cheers, high-fives and handmade signs of congratulations. […]

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Solanco’s 2018-2019 budget

| June 6, 2018
Solanco’s 2018-2019 budget

The Solanco School Board has approved a $59.1-million budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The rising cost of special education, and pension and healthcare costs, are major factors in the tax increase contained in the budget. Because of  county reassessment this year, the change in taxes for residents cannot be determined until tax bills are created. […]

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New mural celebrates Clermont and the joy of reading

| June 4, 2018
New mural celebrates Clermont and the joy of reading

In honor of Clermont Elementary School’s 25th anniversary, a beautiful mural that students help create has been unveiled in the Clermont Library. The new mural celebrates Clermont’s anniversary with a colorful and creative scene featuring Robert Fulton’s steamboat “Clermont,” the message “Clermont Reads” spelled out on the beautiful fields and rolling hills of the Southern […]

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Solanco’s newest “Distinguished Teachers”

| May 31, 2018
Solanco’s newest “Distinguished Teachers”

Two outstanding Solanco High School teachers – John Girvin and Chris Rachor – have been selected for induction into the district’s ”Distinguished Teachers” program, prestigious recognition that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Girvin and Rachor will officially be inducted into the Distinguished Teacher program at the Solanco School Board meeting on Monday, August 20. John Girvin […]

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Heavy lifting at the high school

| May 29, 2018
Heavy lifting at the high school

The Sports Performance physical education elective at Solanco High School is benefiting our hard-working and dedicated student-athletes.  Students across six sections of boys classes and girls classes participated in the daily elective this school year.  Teacher Anthony Cox said the students recently participated in the annual Lift-a-Thon event, which tests their strength and power in various weight-lifting exercises.  Numerous students established […]

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Solanco’s 2018 valedictorian and saluatorian

| May 24, 2018
Solanco’s 2018 valedictorian and saluatorian

Congratulations to class valedictorian Sophie Plechner, the top student in the Solanco Class of 2018! Solanco High School Principal Stephanie Lininger made the announcement during Senior Awards Night Wednesday at Solanco High School. The class salutatorian is Abigail Nelson. Sophie and Abigail will address their classmates during graduation ceremonies at the Solanco High School football field at 7 […]

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