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Shuttle bus information

| August 12, 2016
Shuttle bus information

The Solanco Transportation Department has released important shuttle bus information. The information pertains to high school students who at the end of the school day will board a shuttle bus which will take them to either Smith or Swift middle school where they will exit the shuttle bus and board the bus that will take them […]

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No changes in school meal prices

| August 8, 2016

The prices charged for breakfast and lunch served in Solanco schools will remain the same as last year. When the new school year begins August 29, the price for breakfast in elementary schools will be $1.25, while in the middle schools and high school the breakfast price will be $1.40. The price for lunch in […]

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Solanco holds first-ever basketball coaches’ clinic

| August 8, 2016
Solanco holds first-ever basketball coaches’ clinic

Legendary basketball coach Bobby Hurley (center) with Solanco boys basketball head coach Scott Long (left) and Solanco Athletic Director Anthony Hall at the recent Solanco Basketball Coaches’ Clinic. Hurley  coached St. Anthony’s basketball for an astonishing 44 years. He has more than 1,000 wins, his teams have won state championships, seven of his players went on to become […]

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Ethan Cairns receives golf scholarship

| August 8, 2016
Ethan Cairns receives golf scholarship

Solanco 2016 graduate and outstanding golfer Ethan Cairns (left) has been named the recipient of the $1,000 Mike Swisher Scholarship. There were 30 applicants for the scholarship which is awarded to “a student who is a resident of Central Pennsylvania and will be continuing his or her education on a secondary level. The applicant must […]

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Students building shed for local church

| July 27, 2016
Students building shed for local church

Gage Heinaman, Ryan Montgomery, Mark Ross and Kyle Harris (left to right in the photo) are providing assistance in the construction of a shed at Wesley United Methodist Church. Gage, Ryan and Mark are Solanco students who attend the Career Academy through Chester County Intermediate Unit, and Kyle is a 2011 Solanco graduate. Wesley Church […]

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Solanco Family Life Network connects families in need with important support and services

| June 22, 2016
Solanco Family Life Network connects families in need with important support and services

Many local agencies have come together to form the Solanco Family Life Network, which is helping local families quickly and efficiently obtain housing, food, clothing, employment counseling, and other assistance that is critically important to the well-being of families and our community. The network’s website address is www.Solancofamily.com. Photo: Many individuals and organizations have provided  […]

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New principals and assistant principal in Solanco schools

| June 17, 2016
New principals and assistant principal in Solanco schools

When the 2016-2017 school year begins on Monday, August 29, Stephanie Lininger (left) will be the new principal at Solanco High School, Rich Esche (center) a new assistant principal at the high school, and Rebecca Gajecki will be the principal at Quarryville Elementary School. Lininger has served as assistant principal at the high school for the past […]

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Solanco FFA students excel in states

| June 17, 2016
Solanco FFA students excel in states

Congratulations to Solanco FFA students for their impressive performances in the recent state FFA competition, including the top spot in the dairy judging contest and outstanding individual results!   Solanco’s Dairy Judging team, featuring (photo) Amber Kirk, Hanna Welk, Kyle Phillips and Madison Jackson, earned a strong first place finish among teams from across the […]

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