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Students earn prestigious art scholarships

| May 26, 2016

Brianna Maule, Diana Serrano and Haley Pittman have been awarded Portfolio Scholarships and Academic Merit Scholarships to attend Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Brianna will major in painting, Diana will major in painting and art education, and Haley will major in sculpture. “Diana has additionally been honored with the Myrtle Tremblay Portfolio Scholarship […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships

| May 26, 2016
Solanco Education Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships

During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to 10 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. The foundation also awarded its first-ever “Futures Scholarship” for a student who will be the first in their family to attend college. Front row: Emily Hobbs, Julianna Zak, Alexis Davis, Kelsey […]

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Students earn Registry for Excellence, and Academic Excellence recognition

| May 26, 2016
Students earn Registry for Excellence, and Academic Excellence recognition

During Senior Awards Night, Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Dangler announced that the following students have been named to the Registry for Excellence based on their remarkable success in academics, art, music, athletics and other activities: Liam Hodgson, Emelyn Hatch (class valedictorian), Noah McCardell.       Also during Senior Awards Night, these […]

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Solanco baseball wins league title

| May 20, 2016
Solanco baseball wins league title

In an incredibly tight, tense and exciting game Thursday night, the Golden Mules defeated rival Penn Manor 3-2 in 12 innings to capture the Lancaster-Lebanon League title! In the photo provided by Solanco Athletic Director Anthony Hall, the Mules celebrate their thrilling title-winning victory at Ephrata War Memorial Field. 

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Shredding Event to fund student scholarship

| May 20, 2016

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual community Shredding Event on Friday, June 3 from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at G.R. Mitchell Inc., on Beaver Valley Pike in Willow Street. Minimum donations are required to offset the cost of the shredding companies, and to help fund the college scholarship provided each year […]

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School board honors exceptional students

| May 17, 2016
School board honors exceptional students

Solanco has many intelligent, talented, and hard-working students at the high school, middle school and elementary levels. They have had an incredibly successful school year, excelling in competitions and demonstrating incredible skills and creativity that have earned them special recognition at the state, national and international levels! It was standing room only at Quarryville Elementary […]

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Rebecca Gajecki will become principal at Quarryville Elementary on July 1

| May 17, 2016
Rebecca Gajecki will become principal at Quarryville Elementary on July 1

Rebecca Gajecki, recently chosen as a 2016 inductee into Solanco’s prestigious Distinguished Teachers program, has been appointed principal at Quarryville Elementary School. She currently serves as the district’s instructional technology support lead teacher, and her first day as principal will be July 1. “As the principal, I will work hard to use my experiences from […]

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Act Out Loud – important student safety activities

| May 13, 2016
Act Out Loud – important student safety activities

The annual Act Out Loud program, designed to keep students safe, especially during prom and graduation season in the spring, will feature a number of important activities. (In the photo, students participate in a “mock crash” to help drive home the importance of safe driving.) Solanco High School nurse Andrea Cook said a “Police Taxi” […]

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