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New college counselor, strength and conditioning course

| February 5, 2016
New college counselor, strength and conditioning course

The Solanco School District has entered into an agreement with Franklin and Marshall College that will provide Solanco High School with a college and career counselor to work with students interested in attending college or a post-secondary trade or technical school. The counselor will serve in the Solanco High School Guidance Office for two years […]

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Mock Trial team wins, to compete for district playoff berth

| February 5, 2016
Mock Trial team wins, to compete for district playoff berth

Congratulations to the Solanco Mock Trial team for its impressive performance that enabled them to win a close verdict against Lancaster Catholic’s Mock Trial students. “The entire team did well in what was probably the best overall performance in the six years I’ve been helping with the Mock Trial,” said Caley Roark, Solanco High School Teacher […]

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It’s MiniTHON weekend at Solanco!

| February 4, 2016
It’s MiniTHON weekend at Solanco!

Student leadership for planning and preparing for the MiniTHON has been provided by Mady Weyman, Kelly Cook, Emily Duvall and Hannah Redmond (and also Ian Birdwell, not pictured). It will be an exciting and important weekend at Solanco High School as hundreds of students, through their involvement in the MiniTHON Friday night into Saturday morning, […]

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Students of the Month

| February 2, 2016
Students of the Month

The Solanco Students of the Month were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board at Monday’s school board meeting. Front row: Isabelle Brown (1st grade, Quarryville Elementary), Kyleigh Murphy (3rd, Providence), Anthony Thomas (2nd, Bart-Colerain). Back row: Michael Jack Hertzler (8th, Smith Middle School), Amber Kirk (11th, high school), Caroline Arrowsmith […]

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Bart-Colerain student creates award-winning ad

| February 1, 2016
Bart-Colerain student creates award-winning ad

Congratulations to Bart-Colerain Elementary School 4th grader Hayley Dagen for the award she has won in the Newspapers in Education (NIE) contest! In the photo are Hayley with her teacher, Melissa Evans. Hayley won a “Design an Ad” Award for the ad she created for KinderCare. KinderCare is one of the sponsors of the NIE […]

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Governor Wolf proclaims “School Counseling Week” in Pennsylvania

| February 1, 2016
Governor Wolf proclaims “School Counseling Week” in Pennsylvania

“In recognition of the invaluable role school counselors play in providing a quality educational environment,” Governor Tom Wolf has proclaimed this week, February 1-5, to be School Counseling Week in the commonwealth. In his proclamation, the governor  stated, “school counselors help students find their strengths, inspire them to reach their full potential, provide resources for […]

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Middle school students honored

| February 1, 2016
Middle school students honored

Outstanding students at Swift and George A. Smith middle schools have been honored for their consistent display of good character. In recognition of the positive role model they provide for their classmates, the students were nominated by their teachers as Breakfast Club students, and were treated to breakfast at their school with their parents and Paul Gladfelter, principal […]

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Solanco wrestlers claim another section title!

| January 30, 2016

Seven! The Solanco wrestling team has accomplished an amazing feat, winning its seventh consecutive Lancaster-Lebanon League section 1 title with a big 52-15 win over Warwick. “I believe the guys were on and up for this match,” head coach John Little said. “They were extremely focused and executed their moves with great precision. What a […]

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