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Archive - Jul 23, 2012

Date

Solon takes two

FT. DODGE– Ballard had seven hits, but three of them were doozies.
The Ballard Bombers earned their name Friday, nailing three home runs, one of them a three-run shot to retake the lead, to defeat Solon’s Lady Spartans 5-4 Friday in the Class 3A title game at Ft. Dodge.
The three-run homer came in the bottom of the sixth inning after Solon had rallied to take the lead with some clutch two-out hitting by Casey Musgrave, Arran Weeces and Rylee Smith.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, July 25:
Swiss steak, baked potato, peas, Mandarin oranges, poke cake.

Thursday, July 26:
Hot Turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, lime pear gelatin, apple crisp, orange juice. BINGO.

Friday, July 27:
Swedish meatballs, oven browned potatoes, succotash, orange juice, vanilla wafers, strawberry whip. Cards.

Monday, July 30:
Chicken ala King, Oregon bean medley, applesauce gelatin salad, frosted pumpkin bar, orange juice.

Current positions available:

Lakeview Elementary: Dishwasher
Hours: 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Starting wage $8.50 per hour.

Bus drivers:
Solon Schools is searching for route bus drivers for the upcoming school year. Will train. Activity routes are also available. CDL-Bus endorsement required.
For classified application procedures: www.solon.k12.ia.us under human resources or contact the central office, 319-624-3401, ext. 1349.

School calendar

Continue to check the school’s on-line calendar during the summer months for many events and changes as they occur. Also the one page 2012-2013 school year calendar is available on the web site under calendars. The first day of school will be Tuesday, Aug. 21. Have an enjoyable summer.

Customize school district notification system preferences

The Solon Community School District’s primary method to report school closings and delays is local television (KCRG, KGAN, and KWWL) and radio station (WMT, KHAK, KDAT, KRNA, KZIA, and KCJJ) announcements. The SchoolMessenger Notification System is a secondary public announcement that delivers personalized phone, text message and/or e-mail messages to parents, staff or other groups via home, office and or cell phones.

PowerSchool eRegistration due Aug. 3

For the 2012-2013 school year, Solon Community Schools will be once again be using an eRegistration process accessible through PowerSchool. This process will use the same login information parents of middle school and high school students use to check grades via PowerSchool. Parents of incoming preschool and Kindergarten students were mailed access IDs and passwords in early July. We are requiring all families to use eRegistration, therefore we will be setting up computers at the central office to assist families with completing e-registration.

Movie Clips

“Being Flynn” (2012, R, Comedy/Drama) Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn (Paul Dano) re-encounters his father (Robert De Nero), a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.

Summer Reading Program ends Saturday

Summer Reading Program will be ending for another year on Saturday, July 28. All reading logs must be signed and entered into the drawing boxes by 5 p.m. T-shirt challenge sheets must also be completed and turned in by 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 28.
There will be a wrap up report on the Summer Reading Program in the next few weeks with attendance figures, a list of all the prize winners and the sponsors who helped make it possible.

Children award-winning books available

Benefit to support the Mertka family Aug. 16

SOLON– A benefit for the Abby, Jeff, Brittany and Lily Mertka family will be held at the Celebration Farm, Double Round Barn 4696 Robin Woods Ln. NE, Iowa City, Thursday, Aug. 16, from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m.
Activities include a dinner, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, kids activities, bake sale, photo booth, and more. If you are unable to attend, monetary donations can be made to the Abby Mertka Care Fund at the University of Iowa Community Credit Union.
For more information, contact Jackie and Steve McQuinn at 319-331-8707.

Equipment handout for 7th and 8th football Aug. 16 & 20

SOLON– Students interested in playing seventh and eighth grade football will have equipment handouts on the following dates and times:
• Eighth grade, Thursday, Aug. 16, starting at 4 p.m. in the athletic hallway at the middle school.
• Seventh grade, Monday, Aug. 20, starting at 4 p.m. in the athletic hallway at the middle school.