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FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

| January 15, 2015
FFA students earn Keystone Degrees

At ceremonies at the State Farm Show in Harrisburg, five Solanco students received Keystone FFA Degrees, the highest degree awarded by the state to FFA members. Solanco FFA students who received Keystone FFA Degrees (left to right in the photo) are Noah Wentworth, Janae Hoover, Karissa Herr, Amanda Bauer and Oliver Wentworth. The Keystone FFA […]

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Presentation on teens and substance abuse

| January 12, 2015

Solanco parents are invited to a presentation at the high school on Thursday, February 5 that will provide them with information about current drug trends among teens, including the types and names of drugs most commonly used. The presenter will be Tina George, MSW, from Caron Treatment Centers, who will also discuss how parents can […]

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The importance of school breakfast

| January 12, 2015
The importance of school breakfast

A healthy school breakfast prepares students for success in the classroom every day. FACT:  Students who eat breakfast have better attention and memory.  Research indicates the quality of foods children eat impacts cognition – with poor nutrition linked with absenteeism, hunger symptoms and psychosocial problems. FACT:  Students who eat school breakfast attend, on average, 1.5 more days […]

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Solanco nurses and custodial staffs protecting students from the flu

| January 9, 2015

The flu outbreak now underway in the United States has been widespread and especially troublesome. To help avoid the flu, Solanco school nurse Sue Myers recommends getting a flu shot, washing hands frequently, eating a balanced diet, getting plenty of rest, exercising regularly, and avoiding people who may be suffering from the flu. During the Christmas holiday break, custodial […]

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School board members honored for their service

| January 6, 2015
School board members honored for their service

January is School Director Recognition Month as proclaimed by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA). School board members are volunteers; they are not paid for the remarkable amount of time, effort and energy they provide in their service to the community. They are responsible for very important decisions including school budgets, personnel matters, curriculum decisions, and the […]

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Parents asked to complete Head Start survey

| December 29, 2014

Lancaster Head Start is studying the need for additional early education in the Solanco area. To help gather information and input, Head Start is asking parents of children from new born to age 5 to answer the questions in a survey it has developed. To access and complete the survey, click here. Head Start is a comprehensive school […]

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Smith Students of the Month

| December 23, 2014
Smith Students of the Month

Principal Paul Gladfelter has honored Smith Middle School students for the respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners they consistently demonstrate. The students were invited to a special breakfast at school with their parents and Principal Gladfelter. The students chosen for the Principal’s Breakfast Club are, front row: A.J. Mosley, Hope Coffinberger, Dwaine Watterson, Dylan […]

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Swift students honored

| December 19, 2014
Swift students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character.  Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, Breakfast Club […]

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