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June 18th, 2012

Legion baseball breakfast June 24

SOLON– The Solon American Legion will host a breakfast on Sunday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The menu will be the usual all-you-can eat at a reasonable price. Proceeds will be used to support the Johnson County American Legion Baseball Program. Come in and bring your friends and family for a great breakfast, and help support the American Legion Baseball Program.

Old Gold Menu

Wed., Jun 20:
Baked chicken w/LS gravy, sour cream mashed potatoes, peas, diced peaches, chocolate pudding.

Thu., Jun 21:
Meatloaf, baked half potato w/sour cream, lima beans, Mandarin oranges, fudge oatmeal bar. BINGO.

Fri., Jun 22:
Italian baked fish w/tartar sauce, baby red potatoes, stir fry vegetables, tropical fruit. Cards.

Mon., Jun 25:
Herb baked chicken breast, mashed potatoes, w/LS gravy, diced beets, banana peach cup, rice crispy bar.

Tue., Jun 26:

School calendar

Continue to check the school’s online calendar during the summer months for many events and changes as they occur. Also the one page 2012-13 school year calendar is available on the web site under ‘Calendars.’ The first day of school will be Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Have an enjoyable summer.

PowerSchool e-registration

For the 2012-13 school year, the Solon Community School District (SCSD) will be once again be using an e-registration process accessible through PowerSchool.

Solon school district calls for photos of readers

Students, family and staff of the school district are encouraged to collect photographs of readers in all locales and send them via email to: kkaldenberg@solon.k12.ia.us. At the beginning of the school year, the images will be posted in a digital slide show, “Where I Read This Summer” on the SCSD Media Services web site.

Bo knows

Collegiate great and former NBA player Gregory “Bo” Kimble spent some time with members of Solon’s basketball teams last week. Kimble helped run drills with Spartan players Thursday, June 14, at the invitation of Solon head coach Brad Randall.
Randall was interested in adapting the offense run by Kimble’s high-scoring Loyola Marymount team in the late 1980s.

Solon defeats No. 6 Regina, battles Davis County

IOWA CITY– Solon scored 18 runs in a see-saw battle against No. 6 Iowa City Regina last week.
With 15 RBI and 17 hits for the game, the Spartans used an eight-run second inning to take the lead and despite Regina runs in four consecutive innings, Solon held on for an 18-12 win.

Girls battling elite teams

URBANDALE– The Solon Lady Spartans continued to challenge teams from bigger schools while dominating their conference last week.
Although the varsity softball squad picked up two more losses, they came against some of the best teams in Class 5A.
No. 5 West Des Moines Valley needed every one of its four runs against Solon at the Elite Eight Classic in Urbandale over the weekend. Valley handed the Lady Spartans their third loss of the year, 4-3, but Solon nearly stole the win with two runs in a seventh-inning rally.

Solon-area CSA hosting Practical Farmers June 24

SOLON– As interest in local foods continues to grow, more people are looking to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as a way to add local fruits and vegetables to their diet. For CSA farmers, however, the challenge is ensuring a way to meet customer demand despite weather, pests and other challenges, including the limits of the growing season.

Sign-up for summer yoga at lodge

SOLON– Solon Parks and Recreation is offering another summer yoga class beginning Monday, June 25, at the Timber DOME Lodge. Yoga enhances your fitness, flexibility and health and is perfect for all ages. The class will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Registration forms can be found at the city office or online at www.solon-iowa.com.