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Millersville baseball teams up with Clermont 2nd grader

| January 18, 2016
Millersville baseball teams up with Clermont 2nd grader

Clermont 2nd grader Keith Wagner has signed on with the Millersville Marauders baseball team! Keith is an avid sports fan; however, medical issues, including a kidney transplant 18 months ago, prevent him from participating in sports as much as he would like to. Keith’s mother, Tonya Wagner, said they become involved with Team Impact, an […]

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Wrestlers earn medals at Escape the Rock

| January 18, 2016
Wrestlers earn medals at Escape the Rock

“The boys were aggressive and tenacious on the mat,” Solanco wrestling head coach John Little said, and that earned them an impressive 17th place finish in the extremely competitive Escape the Rock Tournament at Council Rock High School. Three Solanco wrestlers earned medals (photo): Ben Root with an 8th place finish at 171 pounds, Grayson […]

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Music honors for middle school students

| January 15, 2016

Ten talented Solanco middle school students have qualified for the Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators Association Middle School Honor Band Festival. Unfortunately, because of the winter storm, the festival, which had been scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23 at Conestoga Valley was cancelled. “We are especially pleased that 10 Solanco middle school instrumentalists had been chosen to participate in this year’s […]

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Solanco students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

| January 14, 2016
Solanco students earn Keystone FFA Degrees

At ceremonies at the State Farm Show in Harrisburg, four Solanco students received Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. Solanco FFA students who received Keystone FFA Degrees (left to right in the photo) are Andrew Aument, Wyatt Teaman, Kelsea Blevins and Katie Kreider. The Keystone FFA Degree is awarded […]

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MiniTHON fundraising efforts underway

| January 13, 2016
MiniTHON fundraising efforts underway

Solanco High School students Mady Weyman, Emily Duvall, Kelly Cook, Hannah Redmond and Ian Birdwell (not pictured) are leading the effort to make this year’s third annual Solanco MiniTHON even more successful than the first two. That’s a lofty aspiration, as the first two MiniTHONs went very, very well. This year’s goal is to further increase awareness of pediatric […]

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Clermont students celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

| January 12, 2016
Clermont students celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Clermont Elementary second grade students in Marie Collins’ class are studying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his important contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in America. Students have read the book, Martin’s Big Words, and “completed a graphic organizer where they illustrated and wrote about the big word they felt was most important,” Marie […]

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Emelyn Hatch selected for District Orchestra Festival

| January 11, 2016
Emelyn Hatch selected for District Orchestra Festival

Solanco High School senior Emelyn Hatch has received a prestigious honor from the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA). Emelyn plays the cello and was selected to perform in the PMEA District 7 Orchestra Festival on January 15 and 16 at Lampeter-Strasburg High School. “This festival included 120 talented musicians from Lancaster, Lebanon, York, Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin […]

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Students of the Month

| January 5, 2016
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 during the board’s January 4 meeting. Front row:  Nolan Huber (2nd grade, Quarryville Elementary), Avery Nelson (2nd, Bart-Colerain), Mason Houghton (2nd, Clermont), and Jayden Gibson (2nd, Providence). Back row:  Justina Zaborskiy (12th, high school), […]

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