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Cross country standout signs on with Lock Haven

| November 14, 2016
Cross country standout signs on with Lock Haven

  Solanco cross country star Morgan Perry (center) has earned a scholarship to attend and run for Loch Haven University. With her are her parents Scott and Robin Perry. Morgan, who will major in the physicians assistant program, said “Lock Haven is the perfect fit for athletics, academics and location.” Congratulations Morgan on your outstanding […]

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Outstanding middle school musicians

| November 14, 2016
Outstanding middle school musicians

Solanco was well represented in the 2016 Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association (LLMEA) County Middle School Orchestra Festival. Six Smith and Swift middle school students were included in the 80 talented string players in two orchestra who were chosen to perform in concert. The students, in the photo, are Jess Mendenhall, Jenna Brown, Lauren Fritz, Faith […]

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Thanksgiving food collection effort underway

| November 11, 2016

Solanco schools, the Solanco Food Bank, and Buck Company, Inc. are working together in the Giving Thanks Project to support our community over the Thanksgiving holiday. Local residents are encouraged to make donations of canned vegetables, stuffing mix, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, brown-and-serve rolls, mini marshmallows, and fresh potatoes (5-pound bag). They can be dropped […]

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College Application Day

| November 11, 2016
College Application Day

Solanco High School hosted its first annual College Application Day on Wednesday. Students could apply online, and receive an instant decision, from Shippensburg University and Millersville University. In addition, students could research scholarship opportunities online, as well as possible souces of college financing, or “smart borrowing.” In the photo, students (seated) Emma Fritz, Josh Weder […]

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Basketball star Dylan Hastings will play for Lafayette

| November 11, 2016
Basketball star Dylan Hastings will play for Lafayette

Solanco basketball standout Dylan Hastings has earned a scholarship to attend and play for Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Surrounded by his parents Kim and Dave, and with his teammates and friends looking on, Dylan (center) signed his letter of intent to play for Lafayette during a ceremony held in the Solanco High School gymnasium. […]

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Hands-on environmental and community service project

| November 8, 2016
Hands-on environmental and community service project

Smith Middle School 8th graders waded into a local waterway this week to study water quality and its impact on fish, wildlife, the local environment, and ultimately the health of the Susquehanna River and Chesapeake Bay. In this photo, students collect a water sample for analysis in an unnamed tributary to Beaver Creek in Quarryville […]

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Students of the Month

| November 8, 2016
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. The students are, front row: Kara Herr (5th grade, Providence), Olivia Musser (5th, Clermont), Isabella Holmes (2nd, Quarryville), Jasmine Gutierrez (3rd, Bart-Colerain). Back row: Brandon Zelaya-Rivas (8th, Smith Middle School), Charles Canby (12th, high school), Anna Stickler (8th, Swift […]

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Swift students study life and water quality in local stream

| November 1, 2016
Swift students study life and water quality in local stream

Swift Middle School students have participated in an interesting and informative study about plant and insect life, and water quality, at a local stream. Swift teacher Cindy Kinsey said the Leaf Packet Study involved students studying “the leaves that fall into a local stream during the autumn season and how they become a source of […]

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