Welcome to Solon Schools and the Solon Family

Congratulations to Solon students, staff and families on an excellent State of Ohio School Report Card. Solon Schools ranked #3 in the state and #1 in Northeast Ohio!

Kudos to Parkside on its A+ grade in the new 2015 K-12 Best Schools Niche Rankings!






Ice Cream Social, Buy-One Get-One Book Fair and Cavs Day Are All on May 20
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Parkside is "all in" on May 20!

Our annual ice cream social is tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. We will have our Buy-One, Get-One free book fair during the event to inspire summer reading.

Tomorrow will also be a Cavs Day at school, so students are encouraged to wear Cavs gear or colors.


Panther Games T-Shirts for Fourth Graders
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Panther Games shirt orders are due on Friday, May 8.

Please be sure to fill out the order form your child received, including shirt size and child's teacher, along with a check for $6 made payable to Parkside PTA. Send the completed form and payment into school with your child by May 8.

Students will receive the shirts the day of the Panther Games.


April Spirit Day Celebrates Earth Day with a School-wide Cleanup
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Parkside's monthly Spirit Day celebration is Thursday, April 30.

Please have your child wear his or her Parkside Blues and be ready to help celebrate Earth Day as we “Clean Up Parkside, Inside and Outside.” Please be sure your child is prepared for walking outside by sending in boots in case the ground is still wet and muddy!


Show Your Support and Panther Pride in Color!
Monday, April 20, 2015

Parkside is showing support and school spirit for our 3rd and 4th graders as they take the end-of-year state assessments this week!

All staff and students are encouraged to wear specific colors each day:

Tuesday: Wear GREEN to represent growing your mind!
Wednesday: Wear YELLOW to let your brain shine!
Thursday: Wear ORANGE…ORANGE you great?
Friday: Wear RED…your brain is on fire!

And then on Tuesday, April 28, we will wear BLUE for the 3rd Grade Reading OAA to represent being Panther Proud!

Thank you for your support of our students!


Fourth Grade Strings Concert is Now May 5
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Please note that the district fourth, fifth and sixth grade strings concert has been rescheduled to May 5.

The start time of 7 p.m. in the Solon High School auditorium remains the same.


Fourth Grade Parent Orientation to Orchard
Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The parent orientation program for fourth grade families transitioning to Orchard Middle School next year for fifth grade is Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at Orchard.

This program is targeted to parents and provides an overview of the Orchard school day as well as the educational and extra-curricular opportunities for students.

The fourth graders will have their own student-focused orientation later this spring.


Parkside PTA King Nut and More Fundraiser This Week
Monday, March 02, 2015

Parkside families have the opportunity to purchase King Nut items this week as part of a PTA fundraising program to support PTA-sponsored events. This sale is for one week only from today until March 6.

Please have your child return his or her order form to school with payment for the items you are ordering by this Friday, March 6. Checks should be made payable to Parkside PTA. Please be sure to write your child's teacher’s name on the order form.

Orders will be ready for pick up the week before spring break. Details regarding the pick-up day and time will be sent soon.

If you have any questions, please contact our PTA chairperson for this program, Jennifer Schusterman, at j227s1@aol.com


Kindergarten 2015: Parent Information Night Is Wednesday, February 18
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Solon's Kindergarten Information Night for parents is Wednesday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in the Solon High School Auditorium.

This program is a welcome and information session for incoming kindergarten parents to the Solon City Schools. Kindergarten registration folders with all the materials for registration day will be distributed. Completing these forms in advance shortens your time on registration day.

Centralized Kindergarten Registration is March 4 (A-L) and March 5 (M-Z) in the Arthur Road Elementary School cafeteria from 8 to 11:30 a.m.

Resources: Three Steps to Kindergarten Parent Flier 2015

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News and Notes:

Summer Learning Opportunities

Click on the link below to explore Summer Learning Opportunities for elementary school students.

Summer Opportunities Elementary School


Kindergarten 2015

Kindergarten Info Night is 2/19 and Registration is 3/4 and 3/5!

3 Steps to Kindergarten Info Sheet


Chess Club

Parents must complete the attached permission slip in advance for their child to attend the Parkside Chess Club at 7 a.m. on Tuesday mornings. Chess Club begins September 23.

Parkside Chess Club Permission Slip


2014-15 Bus Schedule

Click on the link below to see this year's Parkside bus routes. Please check back for updates through the start of school.

Parkside Bus Routes - Updated 8-20 pm


Day Care Transportation Form 2014-15

Please be sure to complete the Day Care Transport form and submit it to the Transportation Department if your child will be attending a before or after school day care program in Solon.

Day Care Transportation Form 2014-15