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Odyssey of the Mind team competes Saturday

| March 10, 2016

Ingenuity, creativity and quick decision-making are but a few of the skills Solanco students will be required to demonstrate during the Odyssey of the Mind regional competition Saturday at Millersville University. Solanco Teacher of the Gifted  Caley Roark is coach of the high school Odyssey of the Mind Team, and he said teams from nine […]

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Wyatt Jennings shooting for state title; Dan Neff earns invite to NCAA championships!

| March 10, 2016
Wyatt Jennings shooting for state title; Dan Neff earns invite to NCAA championships!

Best of luck to Solanco’s Wyatt Jennings (photo), who is in Hershey this weekend competing for a state title in the PIAA Wrestling Championships! Wyatt is wrestling at 145 pounds. Meanwhile, 2011 Solanco grad Dan Neff continues to accumulate titles and accolades in his highly-successful wrestling career at Lock Haven Univeristy. With a perfect 3-0 […]

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Preparing to pay property taxes

| March 10, 2016

The Solanco School District is working with Fulton Bank to encourage residents to open a savings account to help cover most or some of their known property tax bill. The account is a helpful tool that can provide some peace-of-mind about your tax bill and those unexpected bills that life can throw your way. You […]

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Students will sing in regional chorus

| March 10, 2016
Students will sing in regional chorus

Solanco High School senior Kara Richards and sophomore Ben Weyman have earned coveted spots in this year’s Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Region V chorus,” Solanco music teacher Erin Brubaker said. The region V chorus festival will be next Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19, at Central York High School. “Both Kara and Ben […]

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Solanco students win distinguished art awards!

| March 8, 2016
Solanco students win distinguished art awards!

Solanco students continue to receive prestigious recognition, even above and beyond the Scholastic Art Awards, Lancaster County Young Artists Awards, and one Special Award that were announced recently. At an opening reception at the Lancaster Museum of Art  when award-winning student artwork went on public exhibit, Solanco students learned that they had earned five more Special […]

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Students of the Month

| March 8, 2016
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Students of the Month who were honored by Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss and the Solanco School Board. Front row:  Brennan Lewis (4th grade, Quarryville Elementary), Maggie Smith (3rd, Clermont), Lucas Fuhrman (2nd, Providence). Back row: Gavin Colagreco (3rd, Bart-Colerain), Marvin Revolorio-Morales (8th grade, Smith Middle School), and Kelsey Bastien (12th, […]

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Students hit the books in honor of Dr. Seuss

| March 4, 2016
Students hit the books in honor of Dr. Seuss

Solanco elementary students enjoyed even more reading time than normal this week in celebration of Read Across America Week and the anniversary of the birth of famous children’s author Dr. Seuss. In the photo are Solanco High School wrestlers who visited Bart-Colerain to read to elementary students (while dressed as The Cat in the Hat). […]

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Apartment teaches real-life skills and self sufficiency

| March 4, 2016
Apartment teaches real-life skills and self sufficiency

A new apartment, equipped with a kitchen sink, kitchen cabinets, washer and dryer, refrigerator, stove, microwave, and a kitchen table is providing valuable hands-on learning opportunities for Solanco High School Life Skills students. The fully-functional apartment was built in classroom space at the high school, and it also features a separate bedroom with a bed […]

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