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Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

| June 18, 2015
Special recognition for Solanco standout athletes

  Congratulations to 2015 Solanco grad and wrestling standout Bo Spiller (photo), who has been named Lancaster Newspapers Male High School Athlete of the Year, and to Billy Cooney for earning track Athlete of the Year recognition. Solanco High School Athletic Director Anthony Hall provided the following lists of Solanco spring sports all-stars:     […]

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Golf tournament September 11 at Meadia will benefit Solanco students and teachers

| June 15, 2015
Golf tournament September 11 at Meadia will benefit Solanco students and teachers

The popular Fall Shoot-Out Golf Tournament to support the Solanco Education Foundation will be Friday, September 11 at Meadia Heights Golf Club (shotgun start at 12 noon). The Solanco Education Foundation will use proceeds from the tournament to provide scholarships to graduating Solanco seniors who continue their education beyond high school, and also grants to […]

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Class of 2015 graduates from Solanco High School

| June 10, 2015
Class of 2015 graduates from Solanco High School

They did it – 275 seniors have graduated from Solanco High School! An evening filled with cheers, tears, pride and deep reflection on Tuesday featured presentations by Distinguished Speaker Dr. Robert Greenleaf, class valedictorian Gabrielle Redcay, salutatorian Seana Armstrong, class president Carly Allport, and high school principal Brian Gallagher. Dr. Robert Greenleaf, a spinal surgeon, was […]

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Scott Long is assistant high school principal

| June 9, 2015
Scott Long is assistant high school principal

Scott Long has become Assistant Principal at Solanco High School. Previously, he had been physical education teacher at Smith Middle School. Long came to the Solanco School District in 2012 from the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13. He has also served as a teacher in the health and physical education department in the Pequea Valley School District. […]

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School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

| June 9, 2015
School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

The Solanco School Board has approved a final budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The $52.9-million budget contains a tax increase of 2.50-percent that is needed to offset a 21-percent mandated increase in pension costs to the district. The Solanco School District continues to have the lowest real estate tax rate among the 16 school districts […]

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Swift 8th graders honored

| June 5, 2015
Swift 8th graders honored

Congratulations to Grace Kreider and Patrick Hodgson (photo), for their selection as Boy and Girl of the Year at Swift Middle School. Patrick was also honored for his participation and leadership in chorus and band, and he was also chosen as the STEM student of the year (STEM is science, technology, engineering and math). The […]

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Smith 8th grade award winners

| June 5, 2015
Smith 8th grade award winners

Congratulations to Brooke Wheeler, Casey Weder, Faith Rineer, Reece Curry-Saner, Skyla Townsley, Averex Grant, Aleksa Burger, Brooklynn Stauffer, Montana Lockhart and Gabriel Anderson, who earned multiple awards at 8th Grade Awards Night at Smith Middle School. Brooke Wheeler (photo) won the Outstanding Student Award, and also a Computer Award, Family and Consumer Science Award, Music […]

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Emelyn Hatch will be honored at Carnegie Hall

| June 5, 2015
Emelyn Hatch will be honored at Carnegie Hall

Solanco High School junior Emelyn Hatch will be honored at Carnegie Hall on Thursday (June 11)! Emelyn is being recognized as one of the best high school writers in the entire country as her story House has received a prestigious American Voices Medal. “Emelyn is an outstanding young writer. Receiving the American Voices Medal is […]

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