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County commissioners congratulate Thomas Haines

| May 15, 2014
County commissioners congratulate Thomas Haines

Solanco state champion wrestler Thomas Haines has been honored by the Lancaster County Commissioners. Thomas (second from right) received a letter of commendation from county commissioners Craig Lehman, Dennis Stuckey (chairman) and Scott Martin (vice chairman). This season, Thomas became only the 12th wrestler in Pennsylvania history to win four state championships. Following graduation, Thomas […]

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Dr. Robert Dangler will become Assistant Superintendent of Solanco schools

| May 6, 2014
Dr. Robert Dangler will become Assistant Superintendent of Solanco schools

The Solanco Board of School Directors has approved the appointment of Dr. Robert J. Dangler as Assistant Superintendent of the Solanco School District. Currently Solanco’s director of pupil services, Dr. Dangler will assume his new position as assistant superintendent on July 1. “I would like to thank the Solanco School Board, community and staff for […]

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High honors for Solanco wrestlers

| May 5, 2014
High honors for Solanco wrestlers

In the photo, state representative Bryan Cutler honors Solanco wrestlers Bo Spiller, Connor Sheehan and Thomas Haines on the floor of the PA House of Representatives. The wrestlers were invited to Harrisburg where they were honored by state lawmakers for their outstanding accomplishments this season. Thomas became only the 12th wrestler in history to earn four state […]

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Solanco’s newest Distinguished Teacher

| May 2, 2014
Solanco’s newest Distinguished Teacher

Solanco High School multi-media technology education lead teacher Tony Mendez has been chosen for induction into the district’s Distinguished Teacher program. Distinguished Teacher is a prestigious award that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Tony Mendez will officially receive his Distinguished Teacher award at the Solanco School Board meeting […]

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Art students visit Washington museums

| April 21, 2014
Art students visit Washington museums

Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers is the advisor for the National Art Honor Society, and she organizes an annual trip for students to art museums in Washington, where they “explore examples of the most significant works in the history of art from the 4th through the 21st centuries among the world-class collections of the […]

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Solanco student wins video scholarship

| April 11, 2014

Congratulations to Solanco High School senior Jorge Garnica, who has earned an impressive $22,000 scholarship from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida! Solanco High School Multi-Media Teacher Tony Mendez said, “Along with completing several video projects for multiple school functions and events, Jorge spent his extra media period and countless hours after school completing a video […]

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Community conversation on extracurricular activities

| April 11, 2014
Community conversation on extracurricular activities

In the midst of all of the media attention being given to issues related to scholastic sports and other extracurricular activities, it becomes more important than ever to identify and articulate a clear position and district expectations for athletics and all extracurricular activities. The Solanco School District is being proactive in regards to extracurricular activities and the […]

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Census forms provide valuable information for educational planning

| April 8, 2014
Census forms provide valuable information for educational planning

Solanco residents will soon receive a census form in the mail. The census is used by the Solanco School District to plan for educational services and future enrollment trends. All information is confidential and census information is not used in the determination of school taxes. Residents are asked to review the form for accuracy, make any necessary changes, […]

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