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Solon High School Named to Newsweek's List of America’s Top High Schools 2016
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Solon High School is one of only 33 Ohio schools named to the 2016 Newsweek America’s Top High Schools list. Solon ranked #105 nationally (6th highest in Ohio) among the 500 high schools that made the list for this year.

Newsweek’s rankings rate public high schools on a variety of data points to identify the schools across the nation that are best preparing students for college. The list is derived through a two-step process. The initial threshold is based on student achievement data states report to the U.S. Department of Education. Those schools scoring highest on the resulting “achievement index” then submit comprehensive data on various indicators of college readiness, including:

• School demographics and availability of counselors
• College acceptance and enrollment
• SAT and ACT participation and performance
• AP, IB and AICE participation and performance
• Dual enrollments


Solon Council PTA End-of-Summer Event at Wild Water Kingdom August 12
Monday, August 08, 2016

School may be starting soon, but there is still time to celebrate summer! Join the Solon Council of PTAs on Friday, August 12, at Wild Water Kingdom for a day of fun and support Solon PTA at the same time!

Tickets must be purchased online using the link below for Solon PTA to benefit.

Enjoy your last week of summer break!

Resources: Buy Tickets Here!

Solon families invited to participate in Solon's National Night Out Program on August 2
Monday, August 01, 2016

Solon families are invited to participate in the Solon National Night Out Program from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, at the Solon Community Center.

National Night Out is an annual community-building program sponsored nationally by the National Association of Town Watch and locally by the Solon Police and Recreation departments. The program promotes community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and crime prevention with the goal of increasing community safety.

The family friendly event features activities and information sharing both inside and outside of the Community Center, including a dunk tank, touch-a-truck event, petting zoo, bounce house, mobile gaming truck and more. The Solon PD is staging a K9 demonstration and facilitating an impaired driving simulator in the Community Center gym for teens and adults who have a driver’s license or temporary driving permit. Food will also be available.


Solon High School West Driveway and Parking Lot Closed for Construction
Monday, July 11, 2016

As part of the district’s ongoing capital improvement program, the west side of the Solon High School parking lot will be closed until further notice. The parking lot will be resurfaced and new, more energy efficient lighting installed.

For any students coming to the high school for practices/conditioning or summer athletic camps, parking and drop off will be via the east driveway and SHS parking lot only. The east entrance to the stadium will be unlocked for student access.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we complete this necessary project at Solon High School.


Support Solon Comet Athletics at the Fourth Annual Athletic Boosters Golf Outing August 7
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Solon Athletic Boosters invite you to participate in the fourth annual Booster/Alumni Golf Outing on August 7 at Grantwood Golf Course.

All proceeds benefit the Solon Comet athletic program and student athletes. The Solon Athletic Boosters provide our Solon sports teams and athletes with needed equipment, travel reimbursements, college scholarships and more.

The cost is $100 and includes lunch and dinner. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start begins at noon.

For more information and to reserve your spot, click on the links below.

GO COMETS!

Resources: Athletic Booster Golf Outing 2016 | Register for Golf Outing Here

School’s Out, But Keep Reading! Summer Reading Requirements for Solon Students
Friday, June 10, 2016

All Solon students are encouraged to read over summer break. There are specific requirements and suggestions for all grade levels.

It is important to have fun and engage in creative activities over the summer break, but maintaining reading is critical to continued academic growth and achievement.

• Students in grades K-4 should read at least 500 minutes this summer.
• Students in grades 5-6 should read at least 1,000 pages this summer.
• Students in grades 7-8 must read at least one fiction and one non-fiction book of their own choosing.
• Students in grades 9-12 should read books of their own choosing as well as the required readings for individual classes as posted on the SHS site. Please be sure to check back at the end of June for specific assignments that may accompany high school readings.

For students in grades K-6, a Solon summer reading calendar is posted below to help students log their minutes. Students who choose to participate in the Solon Library Summer Reading Program may use that tracking tool instead.

Read More

Resources: K-6 Summer Reading Log

Contact Information for Parkside Office This Summer
Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Summer is construction and maintenance season in Solon. Several projects are already under way, including several at Parkside Elementary and Solon Middle School. The construction will impact the main entrances at both buildings this summer, as well as the Parkside office.

To reach the Parkside office staff, call (440) 349-7404, or use email. The staff, including Mrs. Sullen, will be working out of the SMS office this summer.

Visitors to Parkside and Solon Middle School will need to buzz at the north doors by the main parking lot at the middle school (facing the community park). The Parkside office will reopen on August 9.

Thank you for support as we continue these necessary upgrades to our buildings.


Solon Comets Baseball is in the Final Four! Take the Spirit Bus to Thursday’s Game in Columbus
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

With an exciting 10-0 victory over Stow in the regional finals, the Comets head to the Final Four this week. Solon plays Cincinnati LaSalle on Thursday, June 2, at 4 p.m. at Huntington Park in Columbus.

Solon High School students are encouraged to take the Spirit Bus to the game. Tickets are available in the Athletic Office for $10, which includes bus transportation and game admission.

Students must sign up in the Athletic Office by Wednesday at 10 a.m. A minimum of 30 students are required for the Spirit Bus to run.

Departure time on game day will be 12:30 p.m. The bus will return immediately following the game.

Let’s go COMETS!

Feature Archive


News and Notes:

Quality Profile - 2015-16

The Solon City Schools' Quality Profile demonstrates the depth and breadth of the excellent educational program provided in Solon.

Read the 2015 Quality Profile


Day Care Transportation Form 2016

Please submit this form if your child in grades K-6 needs transportation to or from an in-district day care provider.

2016-17 Day Care Transportation Form


District PTA-Calendar

The district-PTA calendar includes important dates for the 2016-17 school year. Please note that changes may occur during the year and any changes will be posted.

2016-17 Solon Schools Calendar


Know Your Schools

Click on the link to read the new issue of the district newsletter Know Your Schools.

Know Your Schools Winter 2016


2016-17 Solon Schools' Calendar

Click on the link below to see a one-page at-a-glance 2016-17 school year calendar for the Solon Schools.

2016-17 Solon Schools One-Page Calendar


Strategic Plan

View the Solon Schools K-4 Elementary Attendance Zone Map adopted by the Board of Education. Please note this map is not a guarantee of school placement.

Solon K-4 Elementary Map


Strategic Planning

Click on the link below to see the presentation from the Sept. 30 Strategic Planning Community Meeting. A higher-definition map of the proposed redistricting boundaries is included.

September 30 Presentation
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