Passover meals available in the school cafeterias April 15-22Monday, April 14, 2014
All Solon Schools’ cafeterias will offer a Passover meal option April 15-22.
On Tuesday and Thursday the meal is one hard-cooked egg, one ounce of mozzarella string cheese, matzah, two servings of fruit (without corn syrup) and milk.
On Wednesday the meal is one-half cup of cottage cheese, one ounce of string cheese, matzah, two servings of fruit (without corn syrup) and milk.
Students and staff members who eat in the satellite cafeterias at Arthur Road, Lewis, Roxbury and Orchard must order a Passover meal with the daily lunch count at the beginning of the school day. The person’s name will be on the lunch when it is delivered to the school and no additional meals will be available. There are no other substitutions or changes.
The high school, middle school and Parkside will have sufficient lunches available on the serving lines.
The student lunch price remains $3.10 for grades K-6 and for the $3.35 middle and high schools. The adult meal price for the Passover meal is $4, with or without milk.
Roxbury's Right to Read Celebration Continued Today with a Special Guest ReaderThursday, April 10, 2014
Ohio Rep. Marlene Anielski spent the morning at Roxbury as a special guest reader for the school's Right to Read Week program. In addition to reading to students in grades K-2, Rep. Anielski shared fun facts about the state of Ohio.
Three Ohio Truman Scholar Finalists Are Solon High School GraduatesThursday, April 10, 2014
Three of the seven Ohio finalists for the prestigious 2014 Truman Scholarship are Solon High School graduates. Andrew Kovtun (University of South Carolina-Columbia), Anirudh Krishna (Washington University) and Trent Navran (Rice University) are all members of the SHS class of 2011 and finalists for the competitive national Truman Scholarship, which is awarded to the nation’s top college students pursuing graduate school and careers in government or public service.
College juniors must be nominated by their undergraduate institution to be considered for the scholarship. This year, 655 students from 294 different colleges and universities were nominated based on their academic, public service and leadership achievement. The scholarship winners will be announced later this month.
“We are honored to call these outstanding alumni Comets,” said Solon High School Principal Erin Short. “While we are not surprised to see them continue to stand out in the university setting, everyone at Solon High School is proud to see three members of the class of 2011 on the list of Ohio finalists for this important scholarship.
Roxbury Students are Knocking It Out of the Park for Right to Read Week!Monday, April 07, 2014
Roxbury students kicked off Right to Read Week today with a baseball-themed pep rally led by Skipper, the Lake County Captains' mascot. Students will be celebrating Right to Read Week with a different baseball theme each day and "stop, dropping and reading" every time Take Me Out to the Ball Game plays over the P.A. system.
Everybody Get Footloose! Solon High School Spring Musical Runs April 10-13Wednesday, April 02, 2014
The Solon High School Drama Club is staging Footloose! as its 2014 spring musical April 10-13.
Showtimes are Thursday, April 10, Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, except for opening night. Student tickets are $5 for the Thursday night general admission show. Solon senior citizens are free to all shows with proof of Solon residency.
To purchase tickets and select reserved seats online, go to http://solon.es/footloose. Solon senior citizens should email email@example.com in order to receive a special code to order complimentary tickets online. There is $1 service charge for ordering tickets online. Please be sure to print your tickets after ordering them online. The box office will be unable to print online tickets purchased in advance.
The box office opens one hour prior to curtain time on the day of shows.Resources: Purchase Tickets Here
Solon Council of PTAs' Spring Budget Bin Sale Runs April 2-8Friday, March 28, 2014
The Solon Council of PTAs’ annual Spring Budget Bin sale is just around the corner, running from April 2-8. The five-day community consignment sale provides the funding necessary for the many scholarships the PTA awards to graduating seniors from Solon High School each year.
The spring sale, located in the Parkside Elementary School gym at 6845 S.O.M. Center Road, offers a wide variety of new and gently used spring and summer clothing, toys, household items, baby necessities, books and videos, sporting equipment and more at bargain prices.
The Solon Council of PTAs receives 50 percent of the proceeds from the sale. These funds, along with the money raised during the fall sale, are placed in the Lois Gazeley Scholarship Fund, through which the Solon PTA Council awards college scholarships to Solon High School seniors.
Budget Bin consignment day is Wednesday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m, and sale days are Thursday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The bonus sale days, with 30 percent off prices, are Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Monday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Harvest for Hunger Campaign Now Under Way Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The Solon Schools are supporting the Solon Fire Department’s annual Harvest for Hunger campaign. Donation collection containers are stationed in the front lobby of all Solon school buildings now through the start of spring break.
Students are encouraged to bring in non-perishable items, which will be donated to the Cleveland Food Bank.
Although any non-perishable food is welcome, the Food Bank is in particular need of protein items such as soups, stews, peanut butter and tuna.
Thank you for your support and giving back to those in need.
How Parents Can Learn to Speak to Their Child about Their Disability is the Topic of the March 13 OPEN ProgramTuesday, March 11, 2014
The March Organized Parent Education Network seminar will help parents learn to speak to their child about their disability. The program is at the Solon Board of Education on Thursday, March 13, at 7 p.m.
Program speaker Dr. Beth Anne Martin, a pediatric psychologist at the Cleveland Clinic, will outline an approach parents can use with their child to guide them in learning to advocate for themselves. She will also assist in providing ways to explain the child’s diagnosis to siblings and classroom peers.