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New website for high school guidance office

| March 29, 2016
New website for high school guidance office

The Solanco High School Guidance team announces the release of its newest form of communication to students and families about events related to the guidance department: The Solanco High School Guidance Website. The website introduces our school counselors and office staff (front row): Kelly Shumaker, Lindsay Capoferri, Tristan Zelinka, and (back row): Nancy Roland, Patricia […]

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Important sessions for parents and community members

| March 23, 2016

“Preppin’ for Preschool” on April 2 – One-to 3-year old toddlers, and their parents and caregivers, are invited to an important workshop on Saturday, April 2 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 […]

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Stephanie Lininger will become principal at Solanco High School

| March 22, 2016
Stephanie Lininger will become principal at Solanco High School

The Solanco School Board has hired Stephanie Lininger to be the new principal at Solanco High School. Lininger has served as assistant principal at the high school for the past 21 years, and she will replace current principal Brian Gallagher, who is retiring (Gallagher became principal at Solanco High School in 2009). Lininger’s first day […]

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Competing with 44,000 students, Solanco’s Aiden McBride qualifies for National MathCON in Chicago!

| March 21, 2016
Competing with 44,000 students, Solanco’s Aiden McBride qualifies for National MathCON in Chicago!

For the second consecutive year, Solanco student Aiden McBride has qualified for the National MathCON Finals at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he will compete with the brightest math students in the United States! Aiden recently earned an impressive 6th place finish in the Atlantic region on a preliminary exam that was taken by more than […]

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Auditions will be held for Renaissance Variety Show

| March 21, 2016
Auditions will be held for Renaissance Variety Show

There are many people in our community with unique and entertaining talents and skills, and they are invited to audition for the annual Solanco High School Renaissance Variety Show. Auditions will be held at the high school from 3 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 6, 7 and 8. Everyone who can […]

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Middle school students honored

| March 21, 2016
Middle school students honored

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to a breakfast with their parents and Swift Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter.  Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character.  Unlike the honor roll, which is based solely on academic performance, Breakfast Club […]

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A student’s concern for others turns into a school-wide event – Quarryville students are requesting donated toys

| March 21, 2016

Tae Martin, a third grade student in her first year at Quarryville Elementary, has celebrated her birthday in recent years by collecting toys and other donated items that she delivers to children in hospitals. This year, students, teachers and other staff members at Quarryville Elementary, along with parents and community members, are assisting in this […]

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Marissa Witmer is county science fair champ – advances to International Science Fair!

| March 17, 2016
Marissa Witmer is county science fair champ – advances to International Science Fair!

Solanco High School junior Marissa Witmer is the Grand Champion of the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair! Her research, on possible links between Type 2 diabetes medication and Alzheimer’s, was named the top project in the competition at Franklin & Marshall College which featured projects by 350 Lancaster County students. With her county science fair […]

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