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Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

| December 1, 2016
Marissa Witmer is Miss Solanco

Congratulations to Marissa Witmer, this year’s winner of the Miss Solanco Pageant! Marissa earned the Miss Solanco crown during a spirited and entertaining competition featuring 10 talented Solanco students.         Following are the contestants listed as they appear in the photo: Front row: Tianna Hashinger, Jazzmyn Pope, Marissa Witmer, Tianna Beiler, Emily […]

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Solanco Education Foundation provides important “Baggie Books” for young readers

| November 30, 2016
Solanco Education Foundation provides important “Baggie Books” for young readers

The Solanco Education Foundation has purchased more than 2,400 books to encourage reading and improve literacy skills among the youngest students in the Solanco School District. The books are only available through educational catalogs; therefore, parents are not able to purchase them at a store. The engaging books are taken home by the 243 kindergarten […]

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Beautiful student art brightens the holidays at Longwood Gardens

| November 30, 2016
Beautiful student art brightens the holidays at Longwood Gardens

Beautiful artwork created by talented Solanco student artists is being featured in this year’s holiday display at Longwood Gardens! The photo features the beautiful work of 10th grader Gabriel Anderson, glass – fused glass. “After studying traditions in Asian Art and works that interpret Zen meditations (stillness, light, wonder), students designed and created unique works of art […]

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Providence celebrates parents and grandparents

| November 29, 2016
Providence celebrates parents and grandparents

Providence Elementary hosted parents and grandparents during Thanksgiving Week. Tuesday, November 22 was the annual grandparents’/special visitor breakfast and classroom visitation. “Visitors ate breakfast with students then enjoyed classroom lessons,” Providence Principal Christina McLaughlin said. “Over 250 special visitors were in attendance that day! Wednesday November 23 was the Donuts for Dads and  Muffins for […]

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Smith students honored

| November 29, 2016
Smith students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Smith 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, the Breakfast […]

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Solanco students to benefit from our community’s generosity!

| November 23, 2016
Solanco students to benefit from our community’s generosity!

The Solanco Education Foundation is deeply grateful for the generous support of Solanco students during the recent ExtraOrdinary Give.  More than $5,000 was donated to the Solanco Education Foundation by parents, alumni, staff and caring members of our community. The money raised during the ExtraGive will be used toward the Foundation’s support of student scholarships, teacher venture grants […]

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Students in panel discussion about student projects and competitions

| November 22, 2016
Students in panel discussion about student projects and competitions

Josh Kreider, Hannah Sobotka-Briner and Quintin Robinson with awards won in the Model UN and Odyssey of the Mind competitions. Solanco  High School students in the Gifted Program will participate in an interesting activity at IU13 in Lancaster on Thursday, December 8. “IU13 will hold a gifted network meeting to discuss the impact that projects […]

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FFA students have worldwide impact

| November 22, 2016
FFA students have worldwide impact

FFA student officers placed a jar in the FFA classroom to collect spare change from members. In three weeks, they raised $62 dollars, which was matched by FFA advisors, bringing the total to $155. FFA student officers decided to work through World Vision to use the money to purchase a goat and two chickens for […]

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