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Archive - 2012

November 7th

Lady Spartans invited to dance

VICTOR– The Lady Spartans have punched their ticket for a trip to Cedar Rapids.
Solon defeated No. 15 Oskaloosa, 3-1, in a regional final last Tuesday (Oct. 30) in Victor and will now face No. 3 Harlan (32-5) in the first round of the Class 4A volleyball tournament Wednesday, Nov. 7 (tonight) at 6 p.m. on Court Two of the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena.
If successful, the Lady Spartans, would advance to a semifinal against either West Delaware or Bishop Heelan Friday, Nov. 9, at 1:45 p.m. (also on Court Two), with the 4A final scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10, at noon.

Solon Middle School to sponsor injury prevention program

Solon Middle School will sponsor a ThinkFirst Iowa injury prevention program for their students on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 1:50 p.m.
Each year about 600 people in Iowa will become paralyzed from a spinal cord injury. Another 5,000 will suffer traumatic brain injuries. Automobiles, motorcycles and diving injuries are the major causes. Many of these injuries will happen to young people ages 15-24.

“Wizard of Oz” Nov. 10-11

Solon High School will present the classic musical “Wizard of Oz” at the Solon Community School District Auditorium.
Show times are Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., Nov. 10 at 2 .p.m. and 7 p.m., and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.
All tickets are reserved seating. Ticket prices are $6, $9, and $12. Activity passes are not accepted.
Tickets will be on sale at the high school on Nov. 3 from 8 until 11 a.m. and Nov. 5 from 5 until 7 p.m. Any unsold tickets will be made available before the start of the show each night.
There will be a limit of 10 tickets per person per performance.

Barnes & Noble Book Fair Dec. 1

The Solon Community School District Media Services’ annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair will be held from 9 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Coral Ridge Mall location in Coralville.

Senior pictures

We will be collecting three photos from each senior in the high school office. All files can be either wallet sized photos dropped off to Kelly in the office or digital files emailed to kfoster@solon.k12.ia.us. They will be used in the following publications:
1. Yearbook photo,
2. Class of 2013 class composite.
3. Solon Economist for early June senior insert edition.

Upcoming dates

Friday, Nov. 9: high school musical, “Wizard of Oz,” 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10: high school musical, “Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11: high school musical, “Wizard of Oz, 2 p.m.

Movie Clips

“Ruby Sparks” (2012, R, Comedy/Fantasy/Romance) A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
“I Am” (2011, Documentary) Director Tom Shadyac speaks with intellectual and spiritual leaders about what’s wrong with our world and how we can improve both it and the way we live in it.

Thanksgiving jar mix orders due

Take along as a hostess gift to your Thanksgiving dinner or indulge yourself with a delightful and inexpensive seasonal treat. Thanksgiving jar mixes may be preordered through Nov. 7. Order forms are available at the library or by emailing SolonLibrFriends@aol.com. All jars are priced below $5 and payment must accompany the order. Choose from cranberry cornbread mix, turkey noodle soup mix, pumpkin chocolate chip muffin mix or apple cider spice mix. Gift jars may be picked up at the library during regular business hours on Friday, Nov. 16, through Wednesday, Nov. 21.

New Solon digital library sign makes debut

SOLON– If you haven’t driven past the library and seen the new sign, it really should be on your next route through town. As the staff learns the computer program that runs it, the tweaking will continue but to the untrained eye, it’s a sight to behold as is.

Solon High School hosts annual POW/MIA program

SOLON– The scene is always somber, the audience attentive and quiet.
On Sept. 21, Solon High School held its annual program to recognize the veterans deemed missing in action and those who were at one time prisoners of war.