Special recognition for outstanding 8th graders

Smith Middle School and Swift Middle School have honored their hard-working and successful 8th grade students. Following are lists of 8th graders from both schools who are now moving on to high school, and their award-winning accomplishments. GEORGE A. SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL AWARD WINNERS: Art Award: Jennifer Wise, Griffin Pourmonir, Omar Perez-Lopez. Broadcasting Award: Announcer: … Read more

Solanco Summer Feeding Program

The Solanco Summer Feeding Program is underway. A prepared breakfast and lunch will be available to Solanco students and their parents for pickup Monday through Friday, until August 6, at Quarryville Elementary School. There is no charge for the meals. Pickup hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Students and parents are asked … Read more

Congratulations to the Solanco Class of 2021!

Loving and supportive family, friends and community members met at the Solanco football field to celebrate the Solanco Class of 2021 during graduation ceremonies. The top two academic seniors were officially announced during graduation.Congratulations to class valedictorian Faith Redcay, and salutatorian Kayla McCauley. Faith said she was somewhat overwhelmed to learn that she would speak … Read more

Solanco valedictorian and salutatorian

Congratulations to class valedictorian Faith Redcay, the top student in the Solanco Class of 2021! The class salutatorian is Kayla McCauley. Faith and Kayla will address their classmates during graduation ceremonies at the Solanco High School football field at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11. Faith has been selected for the exclusive Professional Horticulture Program … Read more

Graduating seniors celebrated during Cap and Gown Walk

Solanco seniors have once again participated in the the enthusiastic and inspirational Cap and Gown Walk (the annual event was not held in 2020 due to covid). Only hours prior to their upcoming graduation, seniors visited Solanco elementary and middle schools, and the administration office, where students and staff greeted them with rousing cheers, handmade … Read more

$64.2-million budget for 2021-2022

The Solanco School Board has approved the Solanco budget for the 2021-2022 school year. The $64.2-million budget contains a real estate tax increase of 3.50%. The state’s Act 1 tax increase limit for Solanco in 2021-2022 is 3.50%. Factors involved in the increase include addressing student learning loss during the pandemic, inventory supply shortages created … Read more

Solanco expectations for the 2021-2022 school year

The Solanco School District Board of Directors wishes to thank the entire Solanco Community for working together to ensure in-person instruction was prioritized this year. As this school year ends, you might have questions about what school might look like for the upcoming school year. Below are our expectations for what school should look like … Read more

16 employees – with 420 years of combined service at Solanco – are retiring

Eleven teachers, a school cafeteria manager, school custodian, and administration office personnel, are retiring from Solanco. The longest-serving retiree began teaching in Solanco 36 years ago in 1985, two have been teachers at Solanco for 35 years, while five others have taught in Solanco classrooms for 30 years or more. Between them, the 16 retiring … Read more

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