Solanco sports broadcasts on YouTube

Exciting Solanco sports action will be broadcast on Solanco YouTube. Following is the wintertime broadcast schedule for varsity boys and girls basketball, and wrestling. On the date and time of the contests you want to watch, click on Solanco YouTube and enjoy the action. Tuesday, January 28 – Girls basketball vs. Cocalico – 7:30 p.m. … Read more

Field hockey earns high honor for academic achievement

The Solanco field hockey team has been awarded the Pennsylvania High School Field Hockey Coaches Association (PHSFHCA) Team Academic Award. Solanco’s field hockey players had a combined team GPA of 3.68 for the 2019 season. The players in the photo, with cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, have been named to the PHSFHCA Individual Academic Team: Front row: Mariah Stoltzfus, Mylee … Read more

Business students qualify for states

Solanco students have registered impressive performances at the regional FBLA competition. (FBLA is Future Business Leaders of America.) Business Lead Teacher Stacy Shelton said eight students participated and the following six are advancing to states in the spring (listed as they appear in the photo): Gabby Keys – 3rd place in economics. Olivia Lasko – 2nd place … Read more

Angel Tree brightens the holidays

The district-wide Angel Tree Project, which provides requested Christmas gifts for children in need, is now “wrapping up” its 9th year. A few of the Angel Tree gifts collected at the administration office and donated to our neighbors and friends in the Solanco community. The Angel Tree Project began in 2011. Solanco School District Social … Read more

Swift students chosen for Breakfast Club

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 … Read more

Lay La Ly’s beautiful artwork chosen for Solanco Christmas card

The Solanco School District 2019 Christmas card features the magnificent artwork of Solanco High School student Lay La Ly. She participated in the annual art competition among high school students to design the district’s Christmas card. “Lay La’s work is a sophisticated, representational pastel painting on paper titled, Gifts of the Season,” Solanco High School art teacher Candace … Read more

Local engineers collaborate with Swift students on science projects

Students in Swift Middle School science teacher Joe Pearson’s class enjoyed a unique and enriching opportunity to discuss their science projects with engineers who visited their classroom. The engineers shared their expertise with students who will use what they have learned to research and develop their projects. “The consultation is part of the project-based learning … Read more

Solanco’s 2020-2021 budget development process

The Solanco School Board has approved the advertising and posting of the proposed preliminary 2020-2021 district budget. The Pennsylvania Department of Education has established an Act 1 rate that would enable Solanco to increase real estate taxes by 3.1 percent. While Solanco may request exceptions that would enable a tax increase higher than 3.1-percent, at … Read more

Smith students earn special recognition

George A. Smith Middle School students who have consistently demonstrated respect, responsibility, honesty, courtesy and manners have been honored by Solanco Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. The students were nominated by their teachers and invited to a breakfast in their honor with their parents and Principal Gladfelter. In the photo, the Smith Breakfast Club students … Read more

Information Regarding Social Media Posting

Today we received information that a Swift Middle School student sent a concerning message to some classmates on social media last evening.While the message posted did not directly concern the safety of any particular student, employee, or school, administration immediately contacted the P.A. State Police.The State Police responded and began investigating the matter promptly. They … Read more

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