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School board approves $50.93-million budget for 2014-2015 – budget is within the state’s Act 1 cap

| June 4, 2014
School board approves $50.93-million budget for 2014-2015 – budget is within the state’s Act 1 cap

The Solanco School Board has adopted a $50.93-million budget for the 2014-2015 school year. The budget includes a tax increase of 2.5-percent which meets the state’s Act 1 cap of 2.5-percent for Solanco. Solanco’s millage rate will increase from the current 11.5161 to 11.8040 mills. The tax increase adds $28.79 to the tax payment for […]

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Student wins business scholarship

| May 30, 2014
Student wins business scholarship

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce has awarded a $500 scholarship to graduating senior and outstanding art student Jani Hileman. She will attend the Maryland Institute College of Art. Applicants must provide a short essay to answer one of the following questions:  “What do you see as the biggest challenge to business in Southern […]

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Academic Excellence, Registry of Excellence, and other student award winners

| May 29, 2014
Academic Excellence, Registry of Excellence, and other student award winners

Superintendent Dr. Martin Hudacs and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss have presented Academic Excellence Awards to the following outstanding students: Jenny Bender, Samantha Brown, Annan Cook, Emily Dingel, Krystal Landis, Zachary Leonard, Katelyn Newcamp, Luke Redcay, Amy Robinson, and Kathleen White. Also during Senior Awards Night, it was announced that based on their remarkable success in academics, […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships

| May 29, 2014
Solanco Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships

During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to seven Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. Following is a list of the the students as they appear in the photo, their parents, and the colleges the students plan to attend: Jennie Bender, daughter of Dan and Fan […]

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Students receive Expectations Awards from Dr. Hudacs

| May 29, 2014
Students receive Expectations Awards from Dr. Hudacs

Four high school seniors have been honored by Superintendent Dr. Martin Hudacs as this year’s recipients of the Solanco School District Expectations Awards. The awards are presented during Senior Awards Night to students who best exemplify Solanco’s Core Expectations of Respect, Responsibility, Kindness and Courage. In the photo are Joseph Gonzalez, Casey Hassler, Tiffany Barton, […]

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Solanco valedictorian and salutatorian

| May 29, 2014
Solanco valedictorian and salutatorian

Congratulations to Luke Redcay (right in photo) and Annan Cook (left), who are valedictorian and salutatorian for the Solanco Class of 2014! Solanco High School Principal Brian Gallagher announced the top two students in the graduating class during Senior Awards Night Wednesday at Solanco High School. Both Luke and Annan will address their classmates during graduation ceremonies at the […]

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22 administrators, teachers and staff are retiring

| May 22, 2014
22 administrators, teachers and staff are retiring

Twenty-two employees, many of whom have had long and successful careers at Solanco, are retiring at the end of the school year. Combined, the retirees have provided the Solanco School District, students and our community with an astonishing 484 years of service! The retirees include the district’s superintendent, athletic director, 12 teachers, two reading specialists, a guidance counselor, a speech pathologist, […]

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WGAL’s Christine Ferreira visits Providence

| May 22, 2014
WGAL’s Christine Ferreira visits Providence

Providence Elementary 2nd graders learned about hurricanes, tornados and hail on Wednesday from WGAL TV-8 Meteorologist Christine Ferreira. Her interesting Powerpoint presentation included photos and information about Doppler Radar, satellite maps and computer models. Christine told students she has to get out of bed just after midnight each morning so she has time to prepare the weather forecast and […]

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