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Solanco students receive national acclaim

| April 14, 2016
Solanco students receive national acclaim

Three Solanco students will be traveling in coming weeks – to Carnegie Hall in New York City, to Arizona, and to Chicago – to take part in national and international competitions, and to be celebrated for their intelligence, creativity and hard work. Photo: Congratulations to Aiden McBride, Ciana Malchione and Marissa Witmer! Aiden: For the second […]

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Student receives scholarship to attend Governor’s School for Ag Sciences

| April 8, 2016

Solanco High School junior Brandon Smyth has been selected to attend the 2016 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Agricultural Sciences (PGSAS) at Penn State University! Because of Brandon’s accomplishments and strong academic performance at Solanco, he will receive a full scholarship to attend, which will cover costs associated with housing in university residence halls, meals, supplies, lab […]

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Gary Doll is retiring; Scott Weyman will be new high school band director

| April 8, 2016
Gary Doll is retiring; Scott Weyman will be new high school band director

Scott Weyman (left) has been hired as the new high school band director. He will replace Gary Doll (right), who is retiring following a distinguished 33-year career as Solanco High School Band Director. “I am both honored and humbled to succeed Gary Doll,” Weyman said. “Gary has dedicated his professional life to inspiring our students […]

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Kindergarten registration – parents need to schedule an appointment

| April 7, 2016
Kindergarten registration – parents need to schedule an appointment

Children who will be five years old by September 30 are eligible for kindergarten during the 2016-2017 school year that begins in August. Parents who plan to have their children attend kindergarten must schedule a kindergarten registration appointment with the Solanco School District. Call Cindy Criswell no later than April 25 at 786-0517. At least […]

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Students of the Month

| April 5, 2016
Students of the Month

In the photo are the Students of the Month who were honored by their teachers, Solanco Superintendent Dr. Brian Bliss, and the Solanco School Board meeting at its April 4 meeting. Front row: Bennett Stoltzfus (1st grade, Providence Elementary), Aiden Keen (kindergarten, Clermont), Wyatt Gore (camo shirt, 5th grade, Bart-Colerain). Back row: Kate Arnold (5th, Quarryville), […]

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Medal-winning performances for the Smith Singers!

| April 4, 2016

The Smith Singers have earned top awards in a prestigious competition in Philadelphia. George A. Smith Middle School music teacher Karen Gagliardi said the Smith Singers won two Gold Medals for Superior performances and one Silver Medal for an Excellent performance at the Worldstrides-Heritage Music Festival at the Irvine Auditorium on the University of Pennsylvania campus. […]

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Strong performances in states for Odyssey of the Mind teams

| April 4, 2016
Strong performances in states for Odyssey of the Mind teams

Congratulations to the Solanco Odyssey of the Mind teams, as both finished an impressive third in their respective problems on Saturday during the state Odyssey of the Mind competition at Moon Area High School in western Pennsylvania. “While the teams are a little disappointed they won’t be going to the world finals, as only the […]

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Award-winning art student Ciana Malchione will be honored at Carnegie Hall

| April 1, 2016
Award-winning art student Ciana Malchione will be honored at Carnegie Hall

For the third time in four years, a Solanco art student will receive elite national recognition at world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City! Ciana Malchione and other top high school artists from across the United States will be honored at Carnegie Hall at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 2. Ciana’s Home is a Place (photo) has won […]

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