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Student earns Lenfest Scholarship

| May 23, 2019

Solanco High School junior Brandon Daniel-Morales has received a prestigious Lenfest Scholarship.”The scholarship is $8,000 to $12,000 per year for four years,” Solanco High School teacher Leslie McRobbie  said. Scholarships are based on a student’s ambition to succeed at a challenging college or university, academic achievement and potential, commitment to service, leadership qualities, and financial need. […]

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Special recognition for Smith students

| May 20, 2019

Each month, in support of character education, a select group of students is invited to breakfast with their parents and Smith Middle School Principal Paul Gladfelter. Teachers nominate students for the Breakfast Club in recognition of their display of good character, including respect, responsibility, honesty, self-control, courtesy and manners. The students in the photo have been named to […]

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Shredding Event June 7 in Willow Street benefits students

| May 16, 2019

The Southern Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual community Shredding Event from 1 to 4 p.m. at the parking lot of the former Burkholder’s Auto Sales at the intersection of routes 222 and 272 in Willow Street (near Member’s 1st and GR Mitchell). Minimum donations are requested ($5 per container is suggested) […]

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Solanco students shine in state STEM contest

| May 13, 2019

Solanco High School students earned two top awards in the state STEM competition (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). “After a 20-minute formal presentation to experts from STEM fields, the students’ Classroom Lockdown Assistance Device or CLAD was named the best survivability-related project of the entire competition,” Solanco High School STEM coach Caley Roark […]

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Rebecca Foulk nominated to attend elite national medical conference

| May 10, 2019

Solanco High School freshman Rebecca Foulk is receiving national recognition for her outstanding academic achievement, leadership skills and determination to serve humanity through a career in the field of medicine. Rebecca has earned a prestigious nomination to be a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts, June 23-25. A news release from […]

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Middle school teams perform well in Envirothon

| May 10, 2019

The Swift Middle School Envirothon team finished an impressive third place of out 20 teams at the Lancaster County Envirothon Competition. The team also had the highest score on the wildlife station.  Team members include (left to right): Autumn Butler, Grace Pursel, and Liam Barry.         The Smith Middle School Junior Envirothon […]

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Award-winning performances for the Smith Singers

| May 9, 2019

The Smith Singers earned four gold medals for superior performances at the Worldstrides Music Festival in Boston, Massachusetts.  “The Smith Singers, the Smith Singers Ladies Ensembe, the Smith Singers Men’s Ensemble and the Sharp Dressed Men Barbershop Ensemble all earned superior ratings,” Smith Middle School music teacher Karen Gagliardi said.  “While in Boston the students had […]

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Information concerning Dr. Vollmar

| May 9, 2019

Dear Solanco Parents, On April 26th, we wrote you to advise of media reports regarding Dr. William Vollmar being criminally charged for indecent assault of an adult patient in his office.  As a result of that arrest, the School District immediately contacted Lancaster General Health, who subcontracted with Dr. Vollmar since 2010 according to district […]

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