These dates are on the Solon Community School District’s school calendar found on our web site at www.solon.k12.ia.us .
Hot weather dismissal
Excess heat and humidity may necessitate dismissing school early. The following procedures will be used:
1) An announcement will be made on the following TV and radio stations: KCRG-9, KGAN-2, KWWL-7, WMT, KRNA, KCJJ, KHAK.
2) Dismissal will usually be at 1 p.m.
3) On early dismissal days due to heat all high school athletic practices will be held from 5 until 7 p.m.(at the discretion of each coach) and middle school athletic practices will be rescheduled at an appropriate time.
4 You will receive notification through our SchoolMessenger system.
Board of education
The regular meeting of the Solon Board of Education is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. in the central office conference room. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.
Current positions available:
The position is scheduled for Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Four-hour shift starting at $11.07.
Hours 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Starting wage $8.50 per hour.
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. EOE/AA
Aug. 16: Lakeview get acquainted/unpack your backpack, 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. All students may bring all of their supplies to their classrooms before school starts so their load is a little lighter on their first day.
Aug. 21: First day of school for first through fourth grades. Lakeview classes begin at 8:10 a.m.
Aug. 21: Kindergarten students will meet individually with their teacher. We ask that kindergarten parents schedule an appointment with their child’s teacher prior to Aug. 21.
Aug. 22: First day of school for kindergarten with classes beginning at 8:10 a.m.
Aug. 23: First day of school for preschool with classes beginning at 8:10 a.m.
Thank you for your attention to all of this important information. We are looking forward to an outstanding school year.
Middle school news
All students will have a schedule available to them at our “Welcome Back Night.”
We’ve revised our district attendance procedures for the coming year. In addition to more consistency between the three buildings, the new procedures more clearly define excused/unexcused absences and outline consequences for excessive unexcused absences.
School supply lists can be found on the district website under registration.
Aug. 16: Welcome Back Night 6 until 7:30 p.m.– Come get your schedule, walk to your classes, empty your backpack, meet your teachers.
Aug. 20: Peer Leader Training– 10 a.m.
Aug. 20: Fifth Grade Orientation– 12:30 until 3 p.m.
Aug. 21: First Day of School (full day).