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Solanco Middle School virtual student art show

| May 21, 2020

Due to virtual instruction and social distancing, the Solanco middle school art department wanted to share its annual Spring Art Show with families and the Solanco community through an online platform. Here you’ll find student artwork from the 2019-2020 school year, highlighting the skill and hard work of our young artists: https://solancomiddleschoo.wixsite.com/artshow Thank you for your […]

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2020-2021 budget information

| May 21, 2020

At the May 18 Solanco School Board meeting, Solanco Business Manager Sandy Tucker announced that adoption of the district’s final 2020-2021 budget will be deferred until the school board meeting on June 15 (final budget approval had originally been expected on June 1). The deferred approval date will provide Tucker with additional time to review potential new […]

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Sara Parrish to become new principal at Bart-Colerain Elementary

| May 19, 2020
Sara Parrish to become new principal at Bart-Colerain Elementary

Sara Parrish, who has served as assistant principal at Solanco High School for the current school year, will become the new principal at Bart-Colerain Elementary School.  She will succeed current Bart-Colerain Principal Sandy Haines, who is retiring in June. Prior to assistant principal at the high school, Parrish served as Learning Support Teacher and 8th Grade Teacher […]

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Letter from Food Services Dept. concerning free or reduced meals and other benefits

| May 18, 2020

Dear Parent/Guardian: During this challenging time we strive to provide you detailed and up-to-date information.  As our community continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to provide you with new information received from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE). On April 28, 2020, the Federal First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 was established, […]

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Video – Solanco Scholars recognition

| May 14, 2020

The virtual Solanco Scholars ceremony was first broadcast on Thursday, May 14, and the broadcast is still available for viewing via this link - Solanco YouTube. Solanco Scholars ceremony is a celebration of the academic excellence and perseverance of deserving Solanco High School scholars.  Many individual awards are given to students in excellent academic standing.  4.0 […]

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Steve Risk will be Distinguished Speaker for graduation

| May 13, 2020
Steve Risk will be Distinguished Speaker for graduation

Steve Risk, retired president of Paul Risk Construction, will be the Distinguished Speaker during Solanco’s virtual graduation ceremony to be broadcast at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 5. Risk, Solanco Class of 1972, has had a tremendously positive impact on the Solanco community. That includes 20 years as a school board member, founding member of […]

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Students needed for Solanco Color Guard

| May 11, 2020

Scott Weyman, Solanco School District Director of High School Bands and Orchestra, is seeking students interested in being a member of the Solanco Color Guard during the upcoming 2020 marching season. Tryouts will be held virtually later this month. Following is information provided by Weyman:  Love to dance?  Love to Perform?  Interested in using your […]

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Solanco receives community technology grant

| May 6, 2020

The Solanco School District has received a $12,000 grant to help address, minimize and eliminate some of the issues associated with rural poverty. The grant, from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) through the United Way, will be used to purchase laptops, tablets, and jump drives and other devices that will […]

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