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Bart-Colerain wins prestigious National Blue Ribbon School award

| September 25, 2013
Bart-Colerain wins prestigious National Blue Ribbon School award

For the second time in seven years, Solanco’s Bart-Colerain Elementary School is receiving distinguished national recognition for academic excellence and the outstanding accomplishments of its students and teachers! U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has announced that Bart-Colerain has been selected in the 2013 Blue Ribbon Schools Program. This is truly a prestigious honor as only […]

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Mule dedication at the high school

| September 23, 2013
Mule dedication at the high school

The high-kicking metal mule at the high school was officially dedicated during a ceremony prior to Saturday’s Solanco football game. Recognized were the Solanco Class of 2011 which provided the financial gift to the high school that made the mule possible, and Cody Kaufman from Kaufmans Metal Art who created the 1,200-pound metal mule. Cody is […]

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Solanco Hall of Fame inductees

| September 6, 2013

Four remarkably talented athletes and a successful coach will be inducted into the Solanco Athletic Hall of Fame. Congratulations to Zac Bauermaster, John Hess, Ken Howett, James Franklin Rash Jr., and Scott Michael Wert for their selection to the Hall of Fame! They will be recognized next Friday (Sept. 13) at the Solanco High School […]

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New parent/guardian notification system

| August 29, 2013

The Solanco School District is implementing a new parent/guardian notification system called Power Announcement. This system has features that will make it easier for Solanco to quickly and effectively communicate with your family. In addition to voice messaging (phone calls), important messages can also be sent to you as email messages and text messages. Setting […]

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Two Solanco educators inducted into Distinguished Teacher Program

| August 21, 2013
Two Solanco educators inducted into Distinguished Teacher Program

Solanco High School math teacher Brenda Lloyd (left) and Swift Middle School guidance counselor Jennifer Pearson have been inducted into Solanco’s special Distinguished Teacher program. Distinguished Teachers is a prestigious award that honors teachers’ instructional excellence, extraordinary success working with students, and professional leadership. Lloyd and Pearson officially received their Distinguished Teacher award at the […]

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New kickin’ mule at the high school

| July 8, 2013
New kickin’ mule at the high school

An impressive 9-foot by 14-foot metal mule erected between the high school and the football field proclaims Solanco as “Home of the Golden Mules”. The statue was made possible by a financial gift from the Solanco Class of 2011 to the high school. The high school contacted Kaufmans Metal Art in Lancaster to design and […]

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Congratulations to retirees – 500 years of service to Solanco

| May 28, 2013
Congratulations to retirees – 500 years of service to Solanco

Twenty-two employees are retiring at the end of the school year and combined, they have provided the Solanco School District, students and our community with an astonishing 560 years of service! The retirees include an elementary school principal, the district’s director of building and grounds, nine teachers from six of Solanco’s seven schools, two guidance […]

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Tim Shrom earns doctorate degree

| April 12, 2013
Tim Shrom earns doctorate degree

Solanco School District Business Manager Tim Shrom attained a significant milestone in his professional career recently when he defended his dissertation and attained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in School Finance from Penn State University. Dr. Shrom has been with the Solanco School District since 1982. At the April 8 Solanco School Board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Martin […]

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