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College Planning Night for juniors Nov. 21

College Planning Night for juniors and their parents will be held on Monday, Nov. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The purpose of this event is to help juniors and parents prepare for a variety of post-secondary options. Topics that will be covered include: career exploration and planning, college selection process, college visit process, college admissions process, choosing a major and basic financial aid information. If you cannot attend this session, you can still receive handouts from Mr. Thompson.

Alternative high school counseling office hours

In an attempt to meet the needs of parents outside the normal school day hours, Mr. Thompson is scheduling one day in each of the upcoming months where he will change his office hours. The next date is Thursday, Nov. 17, when he will be at school from 12-8 p.m. If parents want to come in and talk with him about a child’s schedule, career plans, social needs, etc., feel free to drop in. If parents wish to schedule an appointment, he can be contacted either by phone at 624-3401, ext. 1117 or by email at mithompson@solon.k12.ia.us.

School board meetings

The regular November meeting of the Solon Board of Education will be Monday, Nov. 14, in the central office conference room beginning at 6 p.m.

Calendar reminders

Nov. 21 and 22: Early Dismissal at 1 p.m. for K-8 parent/teacher conferences, 1:30-7 p.m.
November 23: No School
November 24-27: Thanksgiving break, classes resume Nov. 28

Movie Clips

“Attack the Block” (2011, R, Action/Comedy/Sci-Fi) It’s inner-city vs. outer space. A teen gang in South London defends their block from an alien invasion.
“Life in a Day” (2011, PG13) A documentary shot by filmmakers all over the world that serves as a time capsule to show future generations what it was like to be alive on July 24, 2010.
“Crazy, Stupid, Love” (2011, PG13, Romantic Comedy) A father’s life unravels while he deals with a marital crisis and tries to manage his relationship with his children. Starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Julianne Moore.

Tree decorating contest begins

The last decorated tree is in place in the reading area at the west end of the library, so let the contest begin. Entries have been received from individuals, families, clubs and businesses with proceeds from the event benefiting Solon Habitat for Humanity.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place as well at the Humanity Award. Trees will be judged for placement by the tree committee. The newly formed tree judging committee will take the place of the public vote from previous years. The community will vote for the Humanity Award.

Poster unveiling and kick-off

Framed posters, “Of Time and Place” are currently on display at the library, Solon State Bank and Bridge Community Bank. The official unveiling of the new Toni Russo fundraising poster for the Friends of the Library will take place at the holiday sale event. Cost is $10 for unframed posters and $25 for framed posters, with discounts for multiple orders. Early orders may be placed by email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com or call Sue at 319-624-2632.

Santa party Dec. 3

The library is beginning a new tradition with Santa this year. In previous years, Santa has made an evening appearance at the library. This year, Santa will be visiting the library on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10-11 a.m. Bring the kids or grandkids and your cameras for some candid shots as your child has a little one-on-one visit with Santa. There will be crafts to do in the meeting room and Santa will have a treat for all his visitors. Moms and grandmas can pick up their poinsettia orders and do a little shopping at the Friends sale in the meeting room at the same time.

Thanksgiving weekend hours

The library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, for Thanksgiving. The library will be open regular hours (10 a.m. until 5 p.m.) on Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26.

Poinsettia and jar mix orders due

Less than a week remains for pre-ordering holiday poinsettias and jar mix gift items from the Friends of the Solon Library. Deadline for ordering is Tuesday, Nov. 21. The Friends will once again have poinsettias from Joyce’s Greenhouse in North Liberty. Only a very small number of cash and carry will be ordered so don’t delay. Order forms are available at the library, on the website or by emailing solonlibrfriends@aol.com. The annual holiday sale will be the first weekend in December. Pick up for pre-ordered items will be during the sale.