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Archive - Jan 2012

Date

January 23rd

Lady Spartans drop two

SOLON– Things aren’t going to get any easier for the Solon girls as they head out this week to play the conference’s two top teams.
The Lady Spartans dropped below .500 last week, losing at home against Central DeWitt and on the road against Iowa City Regina.

Spartans double-up Sabres

game of the year, according to Head Coach Brad Randall.
The Solon boys basketball team shot the ball well, rebounded well and had contributions from a lot of players on the way to routing Central DeWitt, 61-31, last Tuesday in DeWitt.
The Spartans jumped out to a 16-3 first quarter lead and never looked back, holding the Sabres to only nine points in the first half. Randall was able to empty his bench in the fourth quarter.
Nine different players scored for Solon and 10 came down with a rebound.

Seven dual wins

SOLON– The Solon varsity wrestling team went undefeated in seven dual meets this week, raising their dual meet record to 17 wins and 2 losses. The previous record for dual meet victories by a Solon team in one season was 15, set during the 2000-01 season. On Thursday, Jan. 19, the team posted wins over Anamosa, DeWitt Central and Lisbon. Saturday, in a dual meet tournament held at Center Point-Urbana, the team downed Linn-Mar JV, Mid-Prairie, New London, and CP-U.

Current opening:

Solon Middle School
Media Center Associate
8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., M-F
The media associate works with the media specialist to provide library/media services and support to students and staff. A working knowledge of library organization and familiarity with educational technology is a plus.
Closing Date: Until filled.

Foreign exchange students

Solon students grades seven through 12 and families have the opportunity once again to host a student from Japan. The students will be in Solon for three weeks. The dates are Feb. 25 through March 18. If interested, please pick up an application in the Middle School or High School offices. Applications are due back to the school office by Jan. 31.

Bringin’ in the Green March 4

Attention juniors and seniors. The Solon Dollars for Scholars “Bringin’ in the Green” carnival will be held on Sunday, March 4, at the Lakeview gym. We need juniors, seniors and their parents to help make the carnival a success this again this year. All the money raised will be used for scholarships for the Solon graduating class of 2012. Sign-up sheets are in the high school office or contact Pat Zimmerman at 319-430-2105 for more information.

Kindergarten planning changes

Kindergarten Roundup will be held on Friday, April 13, at Lakeview Elementary. The Solon Community School District is in the process of collecting the names of children in the district who will be attending kindergarten in the fall of 2012. Children must turn five by Sept. 15, to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten.

Preschool openings

The Lakeview Preschool will soon be accepting applications for 2012-2013 openings. If you are interested in receiving an application packet, please call the Lakeview office 319-624-3401, ext. 1290) or email Heather Groh at hgroh@solon.k12.ia.us and request that you be added to the list. The school will ask for name, home address, email address, telephone number, your child’s name and his/her date of birth. Please have this information to the Lakeview office by Friday, Feb. 17.

Upcoming dates

Thursday, Feb. 2: Early out, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 16: Early out, 1 p.m.
Thursday Feb. 16: High School parent/teacher conferences 1:30 until 7 p.m.

Movie Clips

“The Windsors: From George to Kate” (2012, NR, Documentary) The British royal family has long captivated people around the world. This intriguing documentary gathers archival footage and photographs from nearly a century of the House of Windsor’s history, presenting a unique look at the pomp and pageantry that surround these fascinating figures. Highlights include the wedding of Charles and Diana (1981); Diana’s funeral (1997); and the announcement of Prince William’s engagement to Kate Middleton (2010).