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Middle school students in science and engineering fair

| March 27, 2015
Middle school students in science and engineering fair

Solanco middle school students put in strong performances in this week’s North Museum Science and Engineering Fair (NMSEF) at Franklin and Marshall College, highlighted by Reyse Taylor winning two 2nd place auxiliary awards. Reyse (photo), a student at Swift, received the awards from the Lancaster County Firemen’s Association and Union Fire Company No. 1 for […]

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Dan Neff – D1 All-America

| March 27, 2015
Dan Neff – D1 All-America

Solanco 2011 graduate and state champion wrestler Dan Neff has become Solanco’s first wrestler to earn Division 1 All America wrestling honors in college. Dan now wrestles for Lock Haven University and earned All-America recognition with a strong eighth place finish in the 2015 NCAA Division I Championships held in St. Louis. In the photo […]

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Smith students earn elite national recognition

| March 27, 2015
Smith students earn elite national recognition

Smith Middle School 8th grader Aidan McBride (center) scored in the 99th percentile on a MATHCON exam that was taken by 45,000 students nationwide! That fantastic performance has earned him the opportunity to compete with 700 of the brightest math students in the United States during the National MATHCON Test in Chicago on April 25. […]

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Show off your talents – audition for the Variety Show

| March 27, 2015
Show off your talents – audition for the Variety Show

Can you sing? Dance? Juggle? Are you a musician, or a magician? All local residents with an entertaining talent are invited to audition for the Renaissance Variety Show to be held at Solanco High School at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 8. Auditions for students and community members will be held Tuesday through Thursday, April […]

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Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

| March 24, 2015
Middle school musicians perform in Honors Band Festival

Solanco impressively placed four students in this year’s LLMEA Middle School Honors Band Festival (LLMEA is Lancaster-Lebanon Music Educators’ Association). There were only 80 spots to fill in this year’s Honors Band, and students from more than 40 schools were eligible, and one school placing four was a noteworthy accomplishment. Congratulations to Jack Hertzler (Smith […]

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Solanco school breakfast program is honored

| March 23, 2015
Solanco school breakfast program is honored

  Solanco Food Service Director Matthew Kirchoff has received an Award of Achievement from the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). The award is in recognition of Kirchoff’s successful efforts to encourage and increase student participation in school breakfast, particularly at Quarryville Elementary where a convenient “Nook” has encouraged more students to eat breakfast. Each […]

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Workshop on Saturday (March 28) for incoming preschoolers

| March 23, 2015

One- to 3-year old toddlers and their parents and caregivers are invited to an important workshop on Saturday (March 28) from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Quarryville Library. The session, a collaboration between Solanco School District teachers and local preschools, will provide attendees with information about developing in youngsters the skills they will need as […]

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Interim dean of students at the high school

| March 20, 2015
Interim dean of students at the high school

Scott Long, physical education teacher at Smith Middle School, will become the Interim Dean of Students at Solanco High School. Long will serve in the Dean of Students position from Monday, March 23 to the end of the school year. Long came to the Solanco School District in 2012 from the Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13. […]

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