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Students of the Month

| March 17, 2015
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board on Monday. Front row: Ellenora Kemper (3rd grade, Clermont Elementary), William Blevins (kindergarten, Bart-Colerain), Simkha Groff (2nd, Quarryville), Audrey Davis (5th, Providence). Back row: Chase Charles (8th, Smith Middle School), Christiana Cylc (7th, […]

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Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

| March 16, 2015
Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

For the second straight year, Solanco High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team has earned the opportunity to compete in the state tournament to be held Saturday, April 11 in Berwick, PA. Team members are, left to right in the photo, 9th grader Ian Brown (in Eagles shirt), 10th grader Hannah Sobotka-Briner (behind Ian), 9th […]

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Snow days will be made up

| March 16, 2015
Snow days will be made up

Schools will be open and classes will be in session on Thursday, April 2, and Friday, May 15. Those days will be used to make-up for the school days cancelled because of snow or ice on February 17 and March 2. In addition, two school days will be added to the end of the year […]

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Important information from the Student Assistance Program (SAP)

| March 16, 2015

Following are suggestions from the Student Assistance Program for parents on helping teens through what can be a very difficult and risky time of life. Teens often believe the blatant misconception that “everyone does drugs” based on their peer relationships and the messages received from the media. Parents need to convey a message that not […]

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Food Services Director wins award

| March 13, 2015
Food Services Director wins award

Friday morning (March 13) in Hershey, Solanco Food Services Director Matthew Kirchoff received an Award of Achievement from the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). The award is in recognition of Kirchoff’s successful efforts to encourage and increase student participation in school breakfast. Each year, PASBO presents Awards of Achievement to school business officials and administrators […]

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Golden Mule all-stars!

| March 10, 2015
Golden Mule all-stars!

Five Solanco wrestlers have been named first team Lancaster-Lebanon League all-stars. They are Dalton Groff, Kody Hart, Wyatt Jennings, Bo Spiller and AJ Wilson. Other Solanco wrestlers who have earned recognition for their successful seasons are Taylor Morrison (2nd team all-star), Sheldon Peiffer (honorable mention), and Ben Root (honorable mention). In addition to his first […]

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Beautiful student artwork on exhibit in Lancaster

| March 10, 2015
Beautiful student artwork on exhibit in Lancaster

Award-winning artwork created by talented Solanco students is now being featured in two art exhibitions underway at the Lancaster Museum of Art at 135 North Lime Street, and the Demuth Museum at 120 East King Street in Lancaster. Both museums are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday each week. Sunday hours […]

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Donna Montgomery in Miss Pennsylvania contest

| March 9, 2015
Donna Montgomery in Miss Pennsylvania contest

Solanco High School senior Donna Montgomery has won the title of Miss Montgomery County 2015, earning her the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Miss Pennsylvania contest! Donna will be one of two, possibly three Solanco students and former students participating in the Miss Pennsylvania contest in June in Pittsburgh. Solanco 2011 graduate Marla Peiffer qualified for the […]

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