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1964 grad, National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee David Lehman, to be Distinguished Speaker at graduation

| April 13, 2018
1964 grad, National Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee David Lehman, to be Distinguished Speaker at graduation

Solanco wrestler and 1964 graduate David Lehman will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame during ceremonies in Hershey on April 29. His induction as an “Outstanding American” is in honor of his academic and athletic achievements at Franklin and Marshall College and The University of Texas at Austin, his service in the […]

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Students of the Month

| April 10, 2018
Students of the Month

                    Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month for March. Front row:  Layne Dawley (3rd  grade, Clermont Elementary), Liam Doyle (2nd, Bart-Colerain), Marlayna Ginter (3rd, Quarryville), Addison Hess (4th, Providence). Back row:  Alaina Herr (7th, Swift Middle […]

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Medal-winning performances by Smith Singers

| April 9, 2018
Medal-winning performances by Smith Singers

Fantastic performances by the Smith Singers have earned them gold medals in the Worldstrides OnStage Music Festival in Philadelphia. “All three groups earned gold: the Smith Singers, the Smith Singers Men’s Ensemble, and the Smith Singers Ladies Ensemble,” George A. Smith Middle School Teacher Karen Gagliardi said. “In addition, Aden Jackson (photo) received a Maestro […]

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Marissa Witmer is Miss Lancaster County – four from Solanco will compete in Miss Pennsylvania

| April 6, 2018
Marissa Witmer is Miss Lancaster County – four from Solanco will compete in Miss Pennsylvania

Marla Peiffer, Marissa Witmer, Noelle Schneider,  Audrey Crandall, Donna Montgomery. It has become an annual tradition as once again intelligent, energetic and hard-working young ladies from Solanco are excelling in local and regional scholarship pageants. Marissa Witmer (Solanco Class of 2017) has been crowned Miss Lancaster County 2018, earning her the opportunity to compete in […]

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Thrilling and mysterious fundraiser in support of students

| April 5, 2018

The Black Key Escape Room in Millersville is teaming up with Solanco to help raise funds for a Solanco student trip to Germany this summer. The Black Key Escape Room will donate a portion of tickets or gift cards purchased prior to April 30 to help support Solanco student participation in the Berlin Leadership Summit. Use […]

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Solanco residents asked to complete and return census form

| April 4, 2018

The Solanco School District has mailed a census form to households in the district. Solanco School District is authorized under Section 1351 of the PA School Code to collect a careful, correct and accurate census of all households (with or without children) in the district.  Census data provides information necessary for school officials to fulfill […]

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Graduation and final day of school

| March 29, 2018

School days that were lost because of snow and ice have made it necessary to re-schedule a few end-of-year activities. 2018 Graduation – Tentatively scheduled for Friday, June 8. Final day of school – Tuesday, June 12, tentative.

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Community expresses its gratitude to retiring business manager Tim Shrom

| March 29, 2018
Community expresses its gratitude to retiring business manager Tim Shrom

Solanco residents, parents of students, current and former teachers and administrators, and others visited with Dr. Tim Shrom during a drop-in in honor of his distinguished 36-year career as Solanco Business Manager. They shared memories from as far back as three decades ago, wished him well in his future endeavors, and they thanked Tim Shrom for his dedicated […]

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