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Scholastic Writing winners at Swift and the high school

| January 29, 2015
Scholastic Writing winners at Swift and the high school

Seven Solanco students, six from the high school and one from Swift Middle School, have used their writing skills to win distinguished awards in the Scholastic Writing Contest. Solanco High School students Emelyn Hatch and Robert Beard are receiving prestigious recognition for their outstanding work. Emelyn’s House has won a Gold Key Award in the Scholastic Writing contest, and it […]

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Information about proposed district budget for 2015-2016

| January 27, 2015
Information about proposed district budget for 2015-2016

The Solanco Board of School Directors has adopted a preliminary $52.7-million budget for the 2015-2016 school year. Copies of the proposed budget are available in the Solanco Administrative Office at 121 South Hess Street in Quarryville. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To review recent budget presentations and important budget documents, visit the 2015-2016 […]

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Winter weather – school delays and cancellations

| January 26, 2015
Winter weather – school delays and cancellations

The Solanco School District would like to remind parents how decisions are made during times of inclement weather and/or potentially dangerous driving conditions and how the district communicates to parents its decisions concerning school delays and school closures. ROAD CONDITIONS AND STUDENT SAFETY: When inclement weather occurs, Solanco’s transportation director will drive roads in the district […]

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Solanco wrestlers excel in L-L tournament

| January 26, 2015
Solanco wrestlers excel in L-L tournament

Solanco wrestlers provided exciting performances and impressive award-winning results in the Lancaster-Lebanon League wrestling tournament over the weekend at Garden Spot High School. Four Golden Mule wrestlers battled their way to individual championships (left to right in photo): Wyatt Jennings at 132 pounds, Dalton Groff at 145 pounds, Grayson Charles at 120 pounds, and Bo […]

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Swift students honored

| January 23, 2015
Swift students honored

In the photo are Swift Middle School students who have been honored by Principal Paul Gladfelter for their consistent display demonstration of good character. Front row: Lucas Boyd, Cheyanne Cutler, Kay McCauley, Paige Stoltzfus. Second row: Ben Brandenberger, Hope Dosch, Gabrielle Keys, Trent Patterson. Third row: Alta Brandenberger, Kaelee Massey, Jillian Quickel, Matthew Weicksel. The […]

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Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

| January 20, 2015
Marla Peiffer in Miss Pennsylvania contest

Solanco 2011 graduate Marla Peiffer has been crowned Miss York County for 2015, and that has earned her the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Miss Pennsylvania contest! “Miss York County has been a title that I have sought ever since I began competing in the Miss America Organization in 2011-12,” Marla said. “Since there is […]

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Clermont students excel in national reading competition

| January 19, 2015
Clermont students excel in national reading competition

  Fourth grade Clermont Elementary students are winners in the Read to Succeed National Contest. Achieve 3000 notified teacher Shannon McConaghy that her students’ high average and points earned have earned them a classroom poster that recognizes their strong reading performance in the contest. In addition, they received personalized certificates of achievement for each student in the […]

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Swift Spelling Bee winners

| January 19, 2015
Swift Spelling Bee winners

  Hirsute, wahine, and ignominious are challenging words to spell, to say the least. Yet these were some of the words that Swift Middle School students confronted in the eighth and 9th rounds of the Swift Spelling Bee. The competition was stiff, and when it was all said and done Nate Miller (center) was the […]

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