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Students of the Month

| March 7, 2017
Students of the Month

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. Front row: Jayla Himmelberger (1st grade, Clermont Elementary), Madison Kut (4th, Bart-Colerain), Shaniah Holmes (4th, Providence), Liam Brocklehurst (1st, Quarryville). Back row: Aleksa Burger (10th grade, high school), Tyler Sellers (8th, Swift Middle School), Christopher Natale (8th, George A. Smith […]

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$12,000 Cummings scholarships

| March 7, 2017

Solanco seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the fall may be eligible for a $12,000 Richard A. Cummings Scholarship. Recipients receive $3,000 a year during the four years of post secondary education. Cummings Scholarships are awarded only to Solanco students. Applications are available in the […]

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Marissa Witmer earns Coca-Cola scholarship

| March 7, 2017
Marissa Witmer earns Coca-Cola scholarship

Solanco High School senior Marissa Witmer has received a $20,000 college scholarship from Coca-Cola. More than 86,000 students nationwide applied, and Marissa’s application, which included a Skype interview with the selection committee, was so impressive that she became one of the only 150 students who were chosen to receive a scholarship. In addition, she has also received an […]

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Celebrating Dr. Seuss and the joy of reading

| March 3, 2017
Celebrating Dr. Seuss and the joy of reading

This is Read Across America Week, held each year in celebration of famous children’s author Dr. Seuss (Thursday, March 2 was the anniversary of the birth of Dr. Seuss). Bart-Colerain Elementary students enjoyed a special visit by guest readers, players on the Solanco boys varsity basketball team. In the photo, Robbie McHugh reads Green Eggs and […]

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The Great Book Swap at the high school

| March 3, 2017
The Great Book Swap at the high school

On Monday, Solanco High School students and staff will begin bringing in books for donation to The Great Book Swap at the high school library. For each book a person donates, they will receive a ticket that entitles them to obtain a free book of their choice that someone else has donated to The Great […]

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National School Breakfast Week

| March 3, 2017
National School Breakfast Week

March 6-10 is National School Breakfast Week and Solanco Elementary School cafeterias will celebrate with a theme of “Take the School Breakfast Challenge.” Following is the interesting and tasty school breakfast menu for next week in the elementary schools: Monday – Whole grain breakfast bun. Tuesday – Whole grain blueberry muffin. Wednesday – Whole grain […]

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Students are “Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow”

| March 3, 2017
Students are “Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow”

Nine Solanco High School students have been honored for passing Dairy Leaders of Tomorrow online courses. “I am proud of all nine Advanced Animal Science students who have passed the challenging courses and have become certified in both Dairy Herd Management and Dairy Business Management,” Solanco High School ag teacher and FFA Advisor Stephanie Balmer said. […]

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2017 Scholarship Directory

| March 2, 2017

The Solanco High School Guidance Office is providing this directory of scholarships available to seniors who will graduate with the Solanco Class of 2017 this spring — click here for SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY 2017.

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