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Kara Armstrong recieves Gold Key writing award

| February 5, 2018
Kara Armstrong recieves Gold Key writing award

Smith Middle School 8th grade student Kara Armstrong has earned a distinguished Gold Key Award in the Scholastic Writing and Art contest. Kara’s science-fiction fantasy story is entitled Hope. Her work advances and will be judged at the national level.      

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$1,000 scholarships from the Solanco Education Foundation

| February 2, 2018

Applications are  available for $1,000 scholarships to be awarded by the Solanco Education Foundation (SEF) to graduating seniors in the Solanco Class of 2018 who will continue their education beyond high school. Selection criteria include average or better class standing and scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, and good character, leadership and moral standards.  Click […]

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High school parent-teacher conferences February 22

| February 1, 2018
High school parent-teacher conferences February 22

Parent-teacher conferences will be held at Solanco High School on Thursday, February. 22, 6- 8 p.m. For more information, call the high school at 786-2151.

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Students win Scholastic Writing awards

| February 1, 2018
Students win Scholastic Writing awards

Three Solanco High School students, including Paige Crawford who has earned a Gold Key award, have been honored for writing excellence in the annual Scholastic Arts and Writing contest. The other two students who have been recognized by Scholastic Arts and Writing are Guy Glowitz and Maurissa Roslan. Paige is a senior and she received a […]

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Emma Kline wins Smith Spelling Bee

| February 1, 2018
Emma Kline wins Smith Spelling Bee

It was round after round of nervous anticipation, pressure, deep concentration, and sighs of relief as students participated in the George A. Smith Spelling Bee. Eventually, the contest came down to the final three contestants, with 7th grader Emma Kline (center) claiming the championship by correctly spelling “translucent,” followed by “interpolated.” The runners-up are Raif Groves (left) and […]

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Solanco grad designs popular Eagles t-shirts

| January 30, 2018
Solanco grad designs popular Eagles t-shirts

As we get closer to Super Bowl Sunday, it seems like practically everyone is wearing them, t-shirts featuring designs of Philadelphia Eagles players adorning dog masks. Those incredibly-popular t-shirt designs were created by 2011 Solanco grad Doug Huegel! WGAL TV-8 reporter Barbara Barr interviewed Doug about the shirts for a story that has been broadcast on […]

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Swift 8th grade parents invited to Scholar-Led Showcase on Feb. 15

| January 29, 2018
Swift 8th grade parents invited to Scholar-Led Showcase on Feb. 15

For Swift Middle School 8th grade students and their parents, the standard parent-teacher conference has been replaced by an event in which the students themselves report their academic progress to their parents. The Swift Scholar-Led Showcase was initiated last year and went very well, therefore it is being used again this year to inform parents of […]

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Wrestlers earn championships and medals in L-L tournament

| January 29, 2018
Wrestlers earn championships and medals in L-L tournament

Congratulations to Solanco wrestlers for their impressive performances in the Lancaster-Lebanon League Tournament, including three championships, five total medalists, and a seventh place team finish out of 22 teams in the tournament. In the photo are the Solanco medalists:  Sheldon Peiffer, Ben Root, Grayson Charles, AJ Wilson and Nick Yannutz. Grayson Charles pinned his way through […]

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