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Workshop on Saturday (March 28) for incoming preschoolers

| March 23, 2015

One- to 3-year old toddlers and their parents and caregivers are invited to an important workshop on Saturday (March 28) from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Quarryville Library. The session, a collaboration between Solanco School District teachers and local preschools, will provide attendees with information about developing in youngsters the skills they will need as […]

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Interim dean of students at the high school

| March 20, 2015
Interim dean of students at the high school

Scott Long, physical education teacher at Smith Middle School, will become the Interim Dean of Students at Solanco High School. Long will serve in the Dean of Students position from Monday, March 23 to the end of the school year. Long came to the Solanco School District in 2012 from the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13. […]

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Solanco students win small engine contest

| March 20, 2015
Solanco students win small engine contest

It was a clean sweep for the Solanco team of Kyle Phipps (left) and Wyatt Kudia, as they won both the team and individual competitions in FFA Small Gasoline Engine contest at Solanco this week! (Photo courtesy of The Chronicle.) Their total team score of 503.5 put them far in front of the other four […]

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2015-2016 calendar

| March 20, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The first day of school will be Monday, August 31. Students will attend school Monday through Thursday the first week of school; there will be no school on Friday, September 4 and Monday, September 7, which is Labor Day. The Christmas break will begin […]

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Award-winning wrestlers

| March 20, 2015
Award-winning wrestlers

Team captain Bo Spiller has received the Carlton Shindler Award as the Solanco wrestling team MVP, while Taylor Morrison and Ben Root have earned the team’s Ivan Steele Iron Man Award. Front row: Taylor Morrison, Shane Devoe, Nick Smith and Sam Root. Back row: Bailey Troop, Josh Boettcher, Dalton Groff and Bo Spiller. At the […]

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Prestigious national writing honor for Emelyn Hatch

| March 18, 2015
Prestigious national writing honor for Emelyn Hatch

Solanco High School junior Emelyn Hatch is being honored as one of the top high school writers in the entire country, even internationally! Emelyn’s House has received a distinguished American Voices Medal which has earned her the opportunity to attend the National Scholastic Writing Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 11! “Emelyn is […]

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Students of the Month

| March 17, 2015
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 on Monday. Front row: Ellenora Kemper (3rd grade, Clermont Elementary), William Blevins (kindergarten, Bart-Colerain), Simkha Groff (2nd, Quarryville), Audrey Davis (5th, Providence). Back row: Chase Charles (8th, Smith Middle School), Christiana Cylc (7th, […]

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Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

| March 16, 2015
Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

For the second straight year, Solanco High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team has earned the opportunity to compete in the state tournament to be held Saturday, April 11 in Berwick, PA. Team members are, left to right in the photo, 9th grader Ian Brown (in Eagles shirt), 10th grader Hannah Sobotka-Briner (behind Ian), 9th […]

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