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Solanco real estate tax discount period underway

| July 15, 2014
Solanco real estate tax discount period underway

The Solanco School District has mailed real estate tax notices to property owners in the district. Solanco property owners will receive a 2-percent discount on their real estate tax if the total is paid before August 31. Property owners who have not received their real estate tax notice should call the Solanco School District Tax […]

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Video: Dr. Brian Bliss is Solanco’s new superintendent

| July 8, 2014
Video: Dr. Brian Bliss is Solanco’s new superintendent

As of July 1, Solanco’s new Superintendent of Schools is Dr. Brian Bliss. He has been Assistant Superintendent in the Solanco School District since 2007. “I am constantly humbled by the notion that Solanco’s parents are sending us their best every day.  Each child that steps off the bus every morning represents the hopes and […]

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School construction projects underway

| June 25, 2014

Work crews are very busy this summer enlarging and improving Solanco High School and Quarryville Elementary.   The project at Quarryville involves increased security and improved accessibility at the main entrance and school office. At the high school, crews are building a new weightlifting room near the the gymnasium  adjacent to the football field. Re-locating the weight room from the second floor […]

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A time of transition at Solanco

| June 25, 2014
A time of transition at Solanco

Solanco’s new assistant superintendent is Dr. Robert J. Dangler, who was previously Solanco’s Director of Pupil services. ”I have had the opportunity to watch our district grow and reinvent itself to improve the educational environment our students experience. I look forward to continuing these positive traditions, and working alongside you to ensure a learning atmosphere that […]

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Christina McLaughlin is the new principal at Providence

| June 23, 2014
Christina McLaughlin is the new principal at Providence

Former Smith Middle School Assistant Principal Christina McLaughlin has become the new principal at Providence Elementary. In addition to Smith, McLaughlin has also served as assistant principal at Solanco High School for two years. “I feel truly honored to be serving as the new principal at Providence Elementary,” McLaughlin said. “The school has a strong tradition of support […]

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School board approves $50.93-million budget for 2014-2015 – budget is within the state’s Act 1 cap

| June 4, 2014
School board approves $50.93-million budget for 2014-2015 – budget is within the state’s Act 1 cap

The Solanco School Board has adopted a $50.93-million budget for the 2014-2015 school year. The budget includes a tax increase of 2.5-percent which meets the state’s Act 1 cap of 2.5-percent for Solanco. Solanco’s millage rate will increase from the current 11.5161 to 11.8040 mills. The tax increase adds $28.79 to the tax payment for […]

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Academic Excellence, Registry of Excellence, and other student award winners

| May 29, 2014
Academic Excellence, Registry of Excellence, and other student award winners

Superintendent Dr. Martin Hudacs and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss have presented Academic Excellence Awards to the following outstanding students: Jenny Bender, Samantha Brown, Annan Cook, Emily Dingel, Krystal Landis, Zachary Leonard, Katelyn Newcamp, Luke Redcay, Amy Robinson, and Kathleen White. Also during Senior Awards Night, it was announced that based on their remarkable success in academics, […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships

| May 29, 2014
Solanco Education Foundation awards $1,000 scholarships

During Senior Awards Night, the Solanco Education Foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to seven Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. Following is a list of the the students as they appear in the photo, their parents, and the colleges the students plan to attend: Jennie Bender, daughter of Dan and Fan […]

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