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Solanco FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

| January 13, 2014
Solanco FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

At ceremonies at the recent State Farm Show in Harrisburg, three Solanco students received Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. Solanco FFA students who received Keystone FFA Degrees are Victoria Grimm, Missy Speicher and Carly Bryant (left to right in photo), all seniors. The Keystone FFA Degree is […]

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Heads shaved in support of Mini Thon

| January 9, 2014
Heads shaved in support of Mini Thon

High school students have raised $10,000 (and counting) for the first-ever Mini Thon at Solanco, surpassing their initial fundraising goal of $6,000, and as promised, high school staff have had their heads shaved. Enjoy these “before and after” photos. In the first photo, just prior to their hair cuts during morning announcements, are assistant high school […]

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Solanco community encouraging sportsmanship among sports fans and parents

| December 18, 2013

Due to recent media coverage of fan behavior, particularly related to aggressive and personal verbal attacks of coaches and referees, representatives from Solanco sports booster clubs, parents, and school district personnel came together to discuss ways that this situation could be addressed. While the initial feeling is that this is a societal issue, the group’s […]

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Bart-Colerain celebrates Blue Ribbon award!

| December 9, 2013
Bart-Colerain celebrates Blue Ribbon award!

Bart-Colerain Elementary School has earned the unique distinction of being a two-time recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award for educational excellence. On Monday (Dec. 9) at Bart-Colerain, students and former students, teachers and former teachers, parents, community members, representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and state senator Lloyd Shumker’s office, and Solanco administrators and […]

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School board reorganization

| December 3, 2013
School board reorganization

The Solanco School Board held its annual reorganizational meeting on December 2, and the officers were re-elected to serve another one-year term. Daniel Bender will continue serving as board president, Paul Plechner was re-elected as vice president, and Justin Kreider is the school board treasurer. Solanco School Board members in the photo are, front row: Kurt […]

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Student creates beautiful Christmas card

| December 3, 2013
Student creates beautiful Christmas card

In the photo is Solanco High School junior Donelle Keeport (center) with a Solanco 2013 Christmas card that features her beautiful artwork. Donelle participated in the annual art competition among high school students to design the district’s Christmas card. The theme of the contest was “Winter Birds.” Donelle’s remarkably-detailed chickadee was chosen to be featured on the district’s Christmas […]

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National Honor Society inductions

| November 15, 2013
National Honor Society inductions

Congratulations to the following Solanco High School students who were inducted into the National Honor Society on Tuesday: Carly Allport, Seana Armstrong, Maribeth Ault, Tiffany Barton, Matthew Beu, Cole Boxleitner, Noah Brady, Abigail Breckbill, Alyse Crandall, Emily Dingel, Jordyn Ewaka, Robert Fryberger, Marcus Hart, Amanda Herr, Morgan Hodson, Travis Hoover, James Howell, Sarah Irwin, Krystal […]

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Thomas Haines signs on to wrestle for the Buckeyes

| November 15, 2013
Thomas Haines signs on to wrestle for the Buckeyes

Three-time state champion Thomas Haines has signed a letter of intent to attend and wrestle for Ohio State University. Thomas (center), with his parents David and Sandy by his side, signs on with Ohio State University. Thomas, a senior at Solanco, has established himself as one of the greatest wrestlers ever at Solanco, which has […]

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