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2015-2016 calendar

| March 20, 2015

The Solanco School Board has approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar. The first day of school will be Monday, August 31. Students will attend school Monday through Thursday the first week of school; there will be no school on Friday, September 4 and Monday, September 7, which is Labor Day. The Christmas break will begin […]

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Award-winning wrestlers

| March 20, 2015
Award-winning wrestlers

Team captain Bo Spiller has received the Carlton Shindler Award as the Solanco wrestling team MVP, while Taylor Morrison and Ben Root have earned the team’s Ivan Steele Iron Man Award. Front row: Taylor Morrison, Shane Devoe, Nick Smith and Sam Root. Back row: Bailey Troop, Josh Boettcher, Dalton Groff and Bo Spiller. At the […]

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Prestigious national writing honor for Emelyn Hatch

| March 18, 2015
Prestigious national writing honor for Emelyn Hatch

Solanco High School junior Emelyn Hatch is being honored as one of the top high school writers in the entire country, even internationally! Emelyn’s House has received a distinguished American Voices Medal which has earned her the opportunity to attend the National Scholastic Writing Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City on June 11! “Emelyn is […]

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Students of the Month

| March 17, 2015
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 on Monday. Front row: Ellenora Kemper (3rd grade, Clermont Elementary), William Blevins (kindergarten, Bart-Colerain), Simkha Groff (2nd, Quarryville), Audrey Davis (5th, Providence). Back row: Chase Charles (8th, Smith Middle School), Christiana Cylc (7th, […]

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Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

| March 16, 2015
Ingenuity propels Odyssey of the Mind Team to states

For the second straight year, Solanco High School’s Odyssey of the Mind team has earned the opportunity to compete in the state tournament to be held Saturday, April 11 in Berwick, PA. Team members are, left to right in the photo, 9th grader Ian Brown (in Eagles shirt), 10th grader Hannah Sobotka-Briner (behind Ian), 9th […]

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Snow days will be made up

| March 16, 2015
Snow days will be made up

Schools will be open and classes will be in session on Thursday, April 2, and Friday, May 15. Those days will be used to make-up for the school days cancelled because of snow or ice on February 17 and March 2. In addition, two school days will be added to the end of the year […]

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Important information from the Student Assistance Program (SAP)

| March 16, 2015

Following are suggestions from the Student Assistance Program for parents on helping teens through what can be a very difficult and risky time of life. Teens often believe the blatant misconception that “everyone does drugs” based on their peer relationships and the messages received from the media. Parents need to convey a message that not […]

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Food Services Director wins award

| March 13, 2015
Food Services Director wins award

Friday morning (March 13) in Hershey, Solanco Food Services Director Matthew Kirchoff 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. Each year, PASBO presents Awards of Achievement to school business officials and administrators […]

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