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Enjoy stirring student performances of Our Town

| September 29, 2017

With Miranda Waldvogel as the Stage Manager, Abby Golden in the role of Emily Webb, and Gabe LaMonaca as George Gibbs, Solanco students will bring the beloved American classic Our Town to life on the Solanco stage in November. See below for a full cast list. Our Town by Thornton Wilder follows the small town […]

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Free books from Solanco available this week

| September 18, 2017
Free books from Solanco available this week

  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. They will be displayed at the district warehouse that will enable the books to be easily and conveniently reviewed (see photo below). The […]

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Constitution Day at Swift Middle School

| September 18, 2017
Constitution Day at Swift Middle School

  Timely and very important information was presented to Swift students during the school’s annual Constitution Day. Presenters included Lancaster County District District Attorney Craig Steadman, attorney Kim Smith, and judge David Ashworth. Activities included watching videos from the Constitutional Center, participating in the ICivics video game “We the Jury,” and playing presidential trivia. Jerry Mitchell from the […]

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Basketball team helping hurricane victims

| September 8, 2017
Basketball team helping hurricane victims

The Solanco boys basketball team is supporting victims of Hurricane Harvey. Varsity head coach Scott Long said the players’ parents donated money which the team has used to purchase shoes, shirts and sports towels that have been sent to Houston for distribution to those who have suffered terrible loses due to historic flooding. In the […]

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Animals science professional development

| September 8, 2017
Animals science professional development

Solanco High School agriculture teacher Stephanie Balmer this summer attended an eight-day professional development institute that has prepared her to implement “more authentic and practical events, hands-on labs and projects in my Advanced Animals Science class.” The institute was the Principles of Agricultural Science-Animal section of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE). CASE is […]

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Solanco Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

| September 5, 2017
Solanco Education Foundation awards grants to teachers

The Solanco Education Foundation has awarded 11 Academic Venture Grants totaling nearly $5,500 to teachers that will enable them to provide new educational programs and tools for students in each of Solanco’s seven schools. The foundation announced the availability of the $500 grants in January and received outstanding applications from teachers and educators. Applications were […]

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September is “Attendance Awareness Month” in Solanco

| August 31, 2017
September is “Attendance Awareness Month” in Solanco

Consistent, sustained attendance is critically important to the success of children in school. In fact, research shows that by 9th grade, attendance is a better predictor of a student’s likelihood to graduate than their previous years test scores! September is Attendance Awareness Month in the Solanco School District. Improving and maintaining good attendance among all […]

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Twitter and Solanco’s other social media

| August 31, 2017
Twitter and Solanco’s other social media

@SolancoSchlDist – Follow Solanco on Twitter for messages from principals and teachers, and also interesting information and photos about student activities and accomplishments, and events in all seven Solanco schools. Following are other social media that Solanco uses to quickly and clearly communicate with parents, students, staff and our entire community: Facebook: “Like” the Solanco […]

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