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AP Capstone program at Solanco High School

| October 7, 2016
AP Capstone program at Solanco High School

Solanco is the only school district in Lancaster County, and one of only 19 districts statewide, currently offering the AP Seminar course. The AP Seminar Course is the first of two courses students can take during their junior and senior years that provides them with the opportunity to earn a Solanco AP Capstone Diploma. According […]

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Students learn about in-demand home construction jobs

| October 7, 2016
Students learn about in-demand home construction jobs

A group of Solanco High School students recently attended a very interesting and informative activity involving Landmark Homes in Ephrata and Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. It was the 3rd annual Construction Trade Day at Landmark Homes, and students visited different Landmark job sites to learn about the various trades involved in constructing houses. Also […]

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Used books available from Solanco

| October 5, 2016
Used books available from Solanco

The Solanco School District is making available to the public educational books that have previously been used by Solanco students. The books are free and anyone interested in them is invited to review them. A list of available books has been posted on the Solanco School District website. Please call Sandy Smart in the assistant […]

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Students of the Month

| October 4, 2016
Students of the Month

The students in the photo have been honored by the Solanco School Board and Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss as Students of the Month. Front row: Brandt Louthian (5th grade, Quarryville Elementary), William King (5th, Providence), Darrius Zimmerman (4th, Clermont), Harry Humbert (5th, Bart-Colerain). Back row: Lance Workman (8th, Swift Middle School), Amanda McCoy (12th, high school), […]

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Emily Hastings, Evan Salisbury are homecoming queen and king!

| October 3, 2016
Emily Hastings, Evan Salisbury are homecoming queen and king!

Congratulations to Emily Hastings and Evan Salisbury, who wear the crowns as Solanco’s 2016 homecoming queen and king! Emily was presented with her crown at Friday’s homecoming football game at Solanco High School. Emily is the daughter of Kent and Tabatha Hastings of Kirkwood.             Evan Salisbury was announced as the homecoming king […]

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Smith student’s fight drug abuse

| September 29, 2016
Smith student’s fight drug abuse

At the request of teacher Alexandria DeCicco and Smith Middle School students, Quarryville Mayor John Chase on Monday (Oct. 3) will sign a proclamation calling on members of our community to commit temselves to drug-free lifestyles. Drug and alcohol abuse is an epidemic locally and throughout the United States, and the proclamation is one of the […]

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Fall play – Death of a Salesman

| September 29, 2016

Solanco students will provide entertaining performances of Arthur Miller’s classic, Death of a Salesman, on November 16, 17, 18 and 19. Free senior citizen performance: On November 16, all senior citizens are invited to a free performance which will begin at 9 a.m. in the high school auditorium. While there is no charge, senior citizens […]

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Community conversation about heroin abuse on October 13

| September 29, 2016
Community conversation about heroin abuse on October 13

Solanco community members are invited to an important public meeting about heroin abuse on Thursday, October 13 at 7 p.m. at Quarryville Elementary School. The meeting will be held by the Lancaster County Anti-Heroin Task Force, which says “Drug overdose deaths in the county have more than tripled in the past four years, in large […]

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