Swift students learn about career opportunities

Swift Middle School students have participated in a virtual career day. “The day was aimed at sparking students’ interest in careers and the path to career success,” Swift School Counselor Jennifer Pearson said. “Junior Achievement developed the Inspire program for our 7th and 8th grade students and the Yes program for 6th grade students, while … Read more

Solanco High School Switching to remote instruction Wednesday, April 14 through Friday April 16

Solanco High School will switch to remote-only instruction for three days, April 14, 15 and 16. School will resume for in-person learning, as usual, on Monday, April 19.  This only affects Solanco High School—no other schools are impacted.  Why Are We Doing This? Once COVID cases reach a certain number, schools are required to enact … Read more

Graduation, final day of school

Graduation for seniors in the Solanco High School Class of 2021 will be Friday, June 11 at the Solanco High School football field. The final day of school for all other students, grades kindergarten through 11, will be Monday, June 14. June 14 will be a full day of school. PM kindergarten students will have … Read more

Virtual career development program for high school students

Solanco High School students and their parents have the opportunity to participate in an online career development program made available by Junior Achievement’s JA Inspire 2021 Virtual. The self-guided curriculum and virtual event features more than 100 local and regional exhibitors who provide downloadable career information and videos that cover topics including effective career planning, … Read more

Kara Armstrong wins national writing award

Solanco High School student Kara Armstrong has won a prestigious national award in honor of her writing skills. Kara’s flash fiction piece, entitled Perfect Little Things, earned her a Gold Medal in the National Scholastic Writing Awards. Before advancing to nationals, Perfect Little Things won a Gold Key Award, and the opportunity to be judged … Read more

Wrestler Dom Flatt signs on with Millersville University

Solanco all-star wrestler Dom Flatt (front row, center) has signed a national letter of intent to attend and wrestle for Millersville University. With Dom in the photo are, front row, his mother Jamie Henretty and his father Dave Flatt, and (back row) wrestling coaches Matt Jansen, Tony Mendez and Wink Charles. Dom’s outstanding Solanco career … Read more

Odyssey of the Mind teams qualify for states

Three Solanco Odyssey of the Mind teams – vehicle team, technical team, drama team – have earned a berth in the state Odyssey of the Mind tournament. “Equally exciting is that senior Lance Workman won the East Central Pennsylvania Odyssey of the Mind scholarship,” Solanco Teacher of the Gifted Caley Roark said. “The scholarship committee … Read more

Kieran Groff advances to math contest national finals

For the third year in a row, a Solanco elementary student has qualified for the national finals of MathCON. Kieran Groff, a 5th grader at Clermont Elementary, scored an impressive 204 out of a possible 300 points in a recent MathCON competition, placing him in the 92nd percentile of students who took the exam, and … Read more

Solanco football all-stars

Three standout Solanco football players – Justin Dagen, Mason St.Clair, Seth Harnish (left to right in photo) – have been chosen to play in the upcoming North-South All-Star game. All three are seniors. Justin will play defensive end and tight end in the all-star game, Seth will play center and linebacker, and Mason will play … Read more

Dom Flatt wins state wrestling medal

Solanco wrestler Dom Flatt (second from left in photo) has earned a state medal for his hard-fought and impressive fourth place finish in the PIAA State Championships! “Dom went 2-2 this weekend at Hershey’s Giant Center featuring the top eight wrestlers across the state in the 106-pound weight class,” Solanco wrestling head coach Tony Mendez … Read more

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