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School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

| June 9, 2015
School board adopts 2015-2016 district budget

The Solanco School Board has approved a final budget for the 2015-2016 school year. The $52.9-million budget contains a tax increase of 2.50-percent that is needed to offset a 21-percent mandated increase in pension costs to the district. The Solanco School District continues to have the lowest real estate tax rate among the 16 school districts […]

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Solanco athletes and their future plans

| June 2, 2015
Solanco athletes and their future plans

The photos feature seniors, both girls and boys, who have participated in sports at Solanco. There is  information about each student, including the sport(s) they participated in at Solanco, and their college, military or other plans following high school graduation. The students in bold with * next to their name have signed a letter of intent to participate […]

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Distinguished recognition for talented art students

| June 1, 2015
Distinguished recognition for talented art students

Nine Solanco High School students have been juried into the Teen Art Exhibition: Come as You Are/Express Yourself at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! “This is a phenomenal honor for these students to have their work selected for exhibition in this prestigious, world-class museum,” their art teacher Candace Rakers said. The students are (left to right […]

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Grabrielle Redcay is Valedictorian, Seana Armstrong is salutatorian

| May 28, 2015
Grabrielle Redcay is Valedictorian, Seana Armstrong is salutatorian

Congratulations to class valedictorian Gabrielle Redcay (left) and salutatorian Seana Armstrong, the top two academic students in the Solanco Class of 2015! Solanco High School Principal Brian Gallagher made the announcement during Senior Awards Night at Solanco High School. Gabrielle will attend Millersville University and major in journalism, while Seana will attend the University of Pittsburgh and major […]

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Academic Excellence, and Registry of Excellence awards

| May 28, 2015
Academic Excellence, and Registry of Excellence awards

Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Dangler have presented Academic Excellence Awards to the outstanding students in the photo, front row: Anna Shillenn, Brooke McCardell, Gabrielle Redcay, Seana Armstrong, Amanda Herr. Back row: Sarah Irwin, Joshua Wolf, James Howell, Cole Boxleitner, Abigail Breckbill. (Scroll down for another photo and additional information)   […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

| May 28, 2015
Solanco Education Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

During Senior Awards Night, The Solanco Education Foundation awarded $1,000 scholarships to 11 Solanco High School seniors who will continue their education beyond high school. Front  row: Brooke McCardell, Morgan Myer, Maribeth Ault, Amanda Herr, Alyse Crandall. Back row: Gabrielle Redcay, James Howell, Joshua Wolf, Cole Boxleitner, Travis Hoover. (Not in photo: Anna Shillenn.) Brooke McCardell, […]

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Art students earn more than a half-million dollars in scholarships!

| May 28, 2015
Art students earn more than a half-million dollars in scholarships!

Collectively, four talented Solanco art students have been offered more than $550,000 in scholarships from the top Visual Arts programs in the United States! The oeuvre and work ethic of these young artists to date are outstanding,” Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers said. In the photo are successful art students Sarah Irwin, Anna Shillenn, […]

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Student Award winners

| May 28, 2015

Dozens of students were honored at Senior Awards Night for their work ethic, intelligence, leadership skills, and involvement in extracurricular, community and church activities. Here are some of the award and scholarship recipients: Solanco’s Outstanding CTC Student: Scott Tice. Scholar-Athlete Awards: Brooke McCardell and Noah Brady.  All-Around Athletes:  Maribeth Ault and Bo Spiller. Outstanding Senior Award: […]

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