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Congratulations to Solon’s Orchard, SMS and SHS Future Problem Solving Teams! They all had a successful weekend at the FPS State Bowl, hosted here in Solon.  Solon teams and individual competitors won 26 awards and earned eight of the 10 possible spots to qualify for the international competition in June in Iowa! 

Check Out the Solon High School Summer Reading List for the 2014-15 School Year
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Solon High School summer reading list for 2014 is hot off the press! This listing includes all of the books students will need to read during the summer in preparation for many of the high school’s English and social studies classes in the fall of 2014. The books marked with an * will have an accompanying assignment to be completed during the summer. Those assignments will be posted on the school website in June.

All of the books on the summer reading list are available at any book store, but for students’ convenience, they may submit the form below and the Solon Academic Boosters Club will order the books and have them ready for pick up before the end of the school year.

Orders and payment need to be returned to the high school book store or the middle school office by Wednesday, April 23. Checks should be made payable to the Solon Board of Education. Cash is also accepted.

Resources: SHS Summer Reading List 2014

Solon Middle School Students Capture Top Honors at Regional Science Fairs; 11 Qualify for State Science Day
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Solon Middle School eighth grade students earned many of the highest honors at the Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair at Cleveland State University in March, including the top award for all students in grades seven and eight. The students’ science fair projects were judged at the competition several times by area science professionals.

Pranav Iyer was the grand prize winner among all seventh and eighth grade science students at this year’s Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair. Pranav’s science project also earned first place in the Health and Medicine division and additional honors from the American Statistical Association - Cleveland Chapter, Broadcom Masters, Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and the Cleveland Regional Council of Science Teachers Award for Health and Medicine Science.

Alice Wu won first place in environmental science. Her project also earned honors from the American Meteorological Society, Broadcom Masters, First Energy, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Navy/Marine Corps.

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Change of Dates for Ohio Achievement Assessments for Solon Students in Grades 3-8
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Given the unseasonably harsh winter and accompanying unusual number of calamity days school districts around Ohio have been forced to use this year, the Ohio Department of Education is extending the testing window for Ohio Achievement Assessments by one week. The Solon Schools are taking advantage of this permitted flexibility and will adjust our testing schedule by one week.

Solon students in grades 3-8 will now take Ohio Achievement Assessments the week of May 5. This schedule change will benefit students as it will provide a week of additional instruction.

The new schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, May 6: Grade 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 – OAA Reading
Wednesday, May 7: Grade 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 – OAA Math
Thursday, May 8: Grade 5, 8 – OAA Science

Please check your calendars now to see if you have any doctor, orthodontist or other appointments scheduled during the week of May 5. We ask that you reschedule those appointments if they are during the school day and avoid any other unnecessary absences that week.

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Solon Middle School & Solon Police Department Hosting Parent Information Night On Social Media February 19 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Solon Middle School and the Solon Police Department are hosting an Information Night on What Every Parent Needs to Know About Social Media tonight at 7 p.m. in the middle school lecture hall. This program is targeted to parents of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.

February PTA Dine Around Town Location is Which Wich on February 11
Monday, February 10, 2014

The February location for the Solon Middle School PTA Dine Around Town fundraiser is Which Wich, at 6025 Krus Drive, on Tuesday, February 11, from 5-9 p.m.
Just print and take along the flier below and Which Wich will donate 10 percent of your purchase to the SMS PTA!

Resources: SMS PTA Dine Around Town Which Wich Fundraiser Flier Feb 2014

Lunch changes for Solon Middle School due to cold days off
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Please note the following changes to the lunch menu at Solon Middle School the remainder of the week due to days off this week:

Thursday, January 30:
Big Daddy pizza
Mixed vegetables
Peach cups
LF/FF milk

Friday, January 31:
Football chicken nuggets
Choc chip muffin
Redskin potatoes
Green beans
Pearsauce + LF/FF milk

SMS PTA Dine Around Town December Fundraising Dinners Are at Tavern of Solon
Monday, December 02, 2013

The December location for the Solon Middle School PTA Dine Around Town fundraiser is the Tavern of Solon. This month’s special will be good on three Tuesdays – December 3, 10 and 17.

Just print and take along the flier below and the Tavern of Solon will donate 10 percent of your check to the SMS PTA. The offer is good on both dine-in and carry-out orders.

Resources: SMS PTA Tavern of Solon Fundraiser Flier - December 2013

SMS PTA Dine Around Town November Fundraising Dinner is at Donatos
Monday, November 04, 2013

The November date for the SMS PTA Dine Around Town fundraising dinner is Tuesday, November 5, at Donatos in Solon.

Just place an order between 5 and 9 p.m. and mention SMS or take in the attached flier. Fifteen percent of your total order will be "doughnated" to the SMS PTA.

Resources: SMS PTA Donatos Fundraiser 11-5-13
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News and Notes:

Summer Learning Opportunities

Please click on the link below to see a list of summer learning opportunities for students in grades K-8.

K-8 Summer Options

Pennies for Patients

Student Council will be raising money to help support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, March 17th through March 21st. Bring in some spare change to donate to a good cause! For every dollar you donate, you will have a chance to spin a prize wheel to potentially win more tickets to enter into a raffle. You could win $25 gift cards to Walmart, a Chipotle gift card, and more! Visit the concession stand during lunch starting Monday to donate.

SMS Spring Sports Start Dates

Please click on the link below to access the file with all the start dates for Spring sports at SMS.


8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C. Forms

Attention Parents and Students: All necessary forms for the 8th grade trip to Washington D.C. in June 2014 can be located under the "Forms and Postings" link on the Solon Middle School homepage. Once on the Forms and Postings page, there is a category titled "8th Grade Trip to Washington D.C.".

SMS PTA Newsletter

Please click on the link below to read the October SMS PTA Newsletter.

SMS PTA Newsletter October 2013

Gradebook Parent Viewer

This application allows you to view your student's grades and attendance in a real-time atmosphere.

Gradebook Parent Viewer