Recent Articles

Mule Classic champions!

| December 8, 2014
Mule Classic champions!

In the photo, jubilant Solanco wrestlers and coaches celebrate winning individual honors and the team championship in the Mule Classic tournament over the weekend! Four Solanco wrestlers rolled to individual championships: Wyatt Jennings, AJ Wilson, Dalton Groff and Bo Spiller! Kody Hart earned a strong second place finish at his weight! “Wow, to win by 50 points […]

Continue Reading

NHS students share the Christmas spirit

| December 8, 2014
NHS students share the Christmas spirit

  Solanco High School National Honor Society students are spreading Christmas cheer throughout our community. National Honor Society (NHS) Advisor Lisa Schell said senior NHS students decorated in the holiday spirit, both inside and out, the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. In the photo are a few of the students who helped deck the halls at the retirement […]

Continue Reading

CTC applications due December 22

| December 5, 2014

Solanco High School juniors who wish to apply to attend the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center (CTC) for full days during their senior year are to obtain an application in guidance counselor Patricia McTaggart’s office, complete it and return it by December 22. McTaggart said a CTC representative met with Solanco juniors in October […]

Continue Reading

Real estate taxes due December 31

| December 5, 2014

The final day to pay property taxes is Wednesday, December 31. After December 31, outstanding property tax balances will be turned over to the Lancaster County Tax Claim Bureau for collection. Real estate tax notices are currently due in the penalty amount. Local residents participating in the district’s installment plan must make their final payment […]

Continue Reading

Student holiday concerts for our community to enjoy

| December 5, 2014

Students at Swift Middle School and Solanco High School will stage holiday concerts that all local residents are welcome to attend (the George A. Smith Middle School concert was on Tuesday). Swift Middle School – Thursday (Dec. 11), 7:30 p.m. Music teacher Ivan Wittel tells us “The band, choruses and orchestra will perform a variety […]

Continue Reading

Honors for Solanco football coach and players

| December 5, 2014
Honors for Solanco football coach and players

Congratulations to Solanco head football coach Anthony Cox who has been chosen as the Lancaster-Lebanon League’s Section 2 Coach of the Year! In his first season as Solanco coach, Cox led the Golden Mules to the playoffs for the first time in seven years. Congratulations to coach Cox (sixth from left) for his award and […]

Continue Reading

Demuth exhibition features artwork by Solanco students

| December 3, 2014
Demuth exhibition features artwork by Solanco students

Solanco has some very talented and creative art students, and several of them have had their beautiful artwork chosen to be included in the Art in a Box Exhibition at the Demuth Museum in Lancaster. High school art teacher Candace Rakers said, “The Art in a Box Exhibition was established in 2009 as an outreach initiative for […]

Continue Reading

Solanco Education Foundation awards $6,000 in teacher grants

| December 3, 2014

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded 12 Academic Venture Grants totaling $6,000 to Solanco teachers that will enable them to provide new educational programs and tools for Solanco students. The foundation announced the availability of the grants in May and received outstanding applications from teachers and educators. Applications were carefully reviewed by the foundation’s Academic […]

Continue Reading

"The mission of the Solanco School District is to develop responsible citizens and life-long learners by providing opportunities to maximize student academic performance in a safe and secure environment"