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August 29th

St. Mary Harvest Festival Sept. 25

SOLON– St. Mary of Solon Harvest Festival will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. A pork and chicken dinner will be served. Adult advance tickets are $9, at the door $10, and children advance tickets are $5, or $6 at the door. The fest will feature a country store, silent auction, baked goods, children’s games and a raffle. Raffle prizes will be drawn at 2 p.m.: first prize $1,000, second prize $750, third prize $250, fourth prize Fat Tire Bike.

Old Gold Menu

Wed, Aug 31: Stuffed chicken breast w/gravy, mashed potatoes, Italian veggie mix, citrus gelatin salad, frosted banana bar.
Thu Sept 1: Meat loaf, baked potato half w/sour cream, winter veggie mix, apricot halves, fudge oatmeal bar. BINGO
Fri Sept 2: LS scalloped chicken, Malibu veggie mix, spinach, Mandarin salad w/dressings, diced watermelon, lemon gelatin. Cards
Mon Sept 5: Labor Day Holiday
Tue Sept 6: LS beef stew, spinach, Mandarin salad w/dressings, corn bread, peach salad/ice cream cup. BINGO

Attention youth coaches:

The first facility usage meeting is scheduled for Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. in the middle school, Room 403.  All coaches are encouraged to attend to reserve gym time (note time change from original 7 p.m. meeting time).

SIAC: School Improvement Advisory Committee members needed

Solon Community School District parents and community members are invited to complete an application for membership on the School Improvement Advisory Committee.  SIAC is a board appointed committee that shall include students, parents, teachers, administrators, and representatives from the local community.  To the extent possible, committee membership shall have balanced representation of the following: race, gender, national origin, and disability.  Beginning in the 2011-12 school year, this committee must include equal representatives of both genders.  The School Improvement Advisory Commit

Athletic events

Athletic events for the school year can be found by going to: Solon.k12.ia.us>Calendars>SCSD Online Calendar.

Lunch menus

Lunch menus for the school year can be found by going to Solon.k12.ia.us>Calendars>SCSD Online Calendar.

Spartans escape

SOLON– The first half was business as usual.
The second half wasn’t.
Senior quarterback J.J.Hanus scrambled for a 48-yard touchdown with less than a minute to go to salvage a 28-21 victory over the Central DeWitt Sabres in the season opener for the Solon varsity football team Friday night at Spartan Stadium.
Solon scored 14 unanswered points in the first quarter and the Spartan faithful were feeling pretty comfortable.

Spartans sweep CCA on opening night

SOLON– But for one game, the 2011 season opener last Thursday night pitting the Lady Spartans against the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers would’ve been perfect.
Solon’s freshmen won 25-22 and 25-22, the sophomores won 25-17 and 25-9; and the JV squad prevailed 25-21 and 25-12. The marquee match-up put the varsity squads in action with Solon reigning 3-1.

Cross country squads tackle Prairie meet

CEDAR RAPIDS– The crowded Prairie High campus looked more like a county fair than a cross country meet Saturday, Aug. 27. The mega-meet was the season opener for two dozen high school teams. And the multi-class scoring format worked well for Solon. The Spartan girls won all three levels– varsity, junior varsity and freshman-sophomore– in the Class 3A division and Lauren Benzing added the overall individual title. The boys grabbed first in their JV and fresh-soph divisions.

From sleepy bedroom town to one of America’s sweetest spots

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– Now appearing in the national who’s who, what and where of America’s best small cities: North Liberty, Iowa.
North Liberty ranked 74th on CNN Money Magazine’s 2011 list of 100 Best Places To Live.
It’s not just a feel-good sobriquet; there are, in fact, actual statistics and a step-by-step formula for skimming down from the nation’s approximately 30,000 incorporated cities to find the crème de la communities.