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Follow Solanco on Twitter

| December 13, 2017
Follow Solanco on Twitter

@SolancoSchlDist – Follow  Solanco on Twitter for messages and photos about student activities and  accomplishments, and events in all seven Solanco schools.

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Students win Model UN awards

| December 13, 2017
Students win Model UN awards

Students on the Solanco Model UN team performed very well in a recent competition. Left to right, Cody Forren earned Outstanding Parliamentarian, General Assembly; Patrick Hodgson was chosen for the Chairman’s Choice, World Health Organization; Ian Brown was the recipient of Outstanding Parliamentarian, Strategic Response Team; and Jason Wyatt earned Outstanding Parliamentarian, World Health Organization. […]

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Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

| December 12, 2017
Wrestlers earn hard-fought fifth place finish in Mule Classic

The Solanco wrestling team put in a strong performance in the 20th annual Mule Classic at Solanco High School. “The grappling Mules battled through a tough field and finished fifth out of 26 teams,” assistant coach Matt Jansen said. “The Mules also boasted medalists at weight classes 120, 132, 138, 160, 170, 195 and heavyweight, including […]

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Smith construction project with artist renderings of the expanded and improved school

| December 8, 2017
Smith construction project with artist renderings of the expanded and improved school

Walls for the new auditorium are going up as the construction project at George A. Smith Middle School continues. The auditorium, being built next to the existing gymnasium, represents an investment in the arts and will provide for student performances and parent/community/instructional programs. A flexible Large Group Instruction (LGI) room, similar to the LGI room […]

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Helicopter over the high school

| December 7, 2017
Helicopter over the high school

Tom Kunkle, a 1997 Solanco graduate and currently a member of the U.S. military, got a bird’s eye view of Solanco High School Thursday morning when a Chinook helicopter he was in flew over the high school. Students and staff went outside to enjoy the show! Scroll down for additional photo.        

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Solanco School Board news

| December 5, 2017

Solanco School Board members Paul Plechner, Kurt Kreider, Justin Kreider and Craig Chubb, who were re-elected during last month’s election, were sworn in by district magistrate Stu Mylin prior to the December 4 school board meeting. The board also held its annual reorganization session, and Steve Risk was unanimously elected to his third one-year term as board president, and Paul […]

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Students of the Month

| December 5, 2017
Students of the Month

Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board have honored the Students of the Month. Front row: Kara Peace (7th grade, Smith Middle School), Audrey Underwood (4th, Quarryville), Lauren Stoddard (5th, Bart-Colerain), Sarah Kelley (3rd, Clermont), Jane Grube (3rd, Providence). Back row: Jordan Hoover (12th, high school), Brody Mellinger (7th, Swift Middle School). […]

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Solanco Christmas card with beautiful student artwork

| December 5, 2017
Solanco Christmas card with beautiful student artwork

Solanco 11th grade student artist Olivia Stoltzfus displays a Solanco School District 2017 Christmas card that features her colorful, beautiful artwork. Olivia participated in the annual art competition among high school students to design the district’s Christmas card. “The title of her work is The Visitor,” Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers said. “Olivia’s work is […]

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