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Solon School News

Upcoming dates

Monday, March 25: classes resume
Friday, March 29: No school. Professional development (Good Friday).

Kindergarten round-up April 5

Please save the date of April 5 if you have a future kindergartener coming to Solon Community School District during Fall 2013. Children must turn 5 by Sept. 15 to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten. You will need to go to the Solon School District website and follow the directions below.
Please go to our website: www.solon.k12.ia.us.
1. Click on the Lakeview link at the top of the district home page.
2. Click on the information tab.
3. Click on Kindergarten round-up. Please keep in mind you will not get an automatic reply back once you leave your information on this site.
4. You will receive an email with further instructions on March 1. Please check your email.
On-line registrations were due Feb. 28. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Lighty at 319-624-3401, ext 1290.

Lakeview PTO’s second annual Spartan Dash Saturday, April 27

The Lakeview PTO will be hosting its second annual Spartan Dash on Saturday, April 27, rain or shine. The Spartan Dash is a fun and crazy fitness event that will serve as Lakeview PTO’s largest fundraiser of the year. Interested individuals should sign up to participate in the event with a family team. Family teams will walk, skip, or run through obstacles set up along the one-mile trail in the Solon Recreation and Nature Area. Obstacles will be suitable for both children and adults and are guaranteed to have you laughing. The event will start and end near the round barn in the Solon Nature and Recreation Area. The event will not be timed to allow children to focus on having fun while being active with their family. Student participants are encouraged to ask friends, family, neighbors, etc. for financial pledges to help cover the cost of their entry fee. Entry forms and all money must be turned in to Lakeview Elementary by April 8. Day of race registration will also be available starting at 7:30 a.m. however a T-shirt is not guaranteed. Photographers will be on site taking fun action photos as well as an end of the race family photo. Concessions, including Subway and a Panchero’s taco bar, will be available for sale in the round barn. Plan on participating in the Spartan Dash and get ready for a day filled with messy family fun and memories that will last a lifetime.
For more information or copies of the entry form and/or business sponsor form go to Lakeview’s Virtual Backpack accessible from the Solon Community School District website.
Please contact Becky Shive with questions at mmshive@yahoo.com.

Solon High School presents Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ April 5-7

“Fools” by Neil Simon will open at the Solon Middle School auditorium on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m., and continue Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m. The seating is general admission and tickets can be purchased at the door beginning 30 minutes before show time. $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. No activity passes. “Fools” is about a town of unintelligent persons who are depending on a traveling schoolmaster to break an evil cursed placed on them 200 years prior by an evil count. It truly is a hilarious belly buster and the cast is fantastic.