Welcome to Solon Schools and the Solon Family

Congratulations to Solon students, staff and community on earning the #1 state report card for 2015! Solon ranks #1 in achievement statewide and notched all A’s for student growth.

Passover Meals Available This Week (April 25-29)
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: One hard-cooked egg, one ounce of mozzarella string cheese, matzah, two servings of fruit (w/o corn syrup) and milk.

Tuesday & Thursday: One-half cup cottage cheese, one ounce of string cheese, matzah, two servings of fruit (w/o corn syrup) and milk.



The chicks have hatched!
Thursday, April 28, 2016

After reading about chicks, looking at plastic "teaching" eggs to see what is happening inside the egg each day, and waiting for 21 days, the baby chicks have hatched! We have 9 darling, little chicks!


Article Submitted by: Jennifer Hogue

Hale Farm
Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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Article Submitted by: Jennifer Hogue

Roxbury Elementary School Will Be CLOSED April 13
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The work on the gas leak outside the school cannot be completed before school tomorrow, so there will be NO SCHOOL at Roxbury on Wednesday, April 13.

We will update families when the work is completed and school can resume.


April? Already?
Sunday, April 10, 2016

Where did the time go? So hard to believe it is already April. We have much to do in this final stretch of the year. Please continue reading and writing with your child. Have them retell stories you read with them.
In writing, please be sure your child is using proper conventions.
You can help your child in math by having them structure 5 with their fingers and counting to 100 from a given number.
Please check the calendar for upcoming events!


Article Submitted by: Theresa Caiola

State Assessment Schedule Reminder
Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Roxbury students will be taking the 2016 state assessments later this month. The assessment schedule is posted below. This schedule includes the dates for all state assessments aligned to the learning standards in the core content areas of English/Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies.

Solon students are again taking the paper and pencil versions of these tests this year. The testing window allowed by the state is short, so it is important for your child to be in school on these days. Students take the assessments early in the day.

Please be sure your child gets a good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast prior to each assessment. Thank you for your continued support.

2016 Ohio Assessment Schedule Grades 3-6

English/Language Arts 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th grade – April 19 & 20
Social Studies 4th grade – April 26 & 27
Science 5th grade – April 26 & 27
Social Studies 6th grade – April 26 & 27
Math 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th grade – May 3 & 4


Right to Read Week Kickoff
Monday, April 04, 2016

What a great way to start Right to Read week! Cavs legend, Elmore Smith,talked about the importance of reading. Cavs mascot, Sir CC, even made an appearance to get the children excited about reading.


Article Submitted by: Jennifer Hogue

Fourth Grade Parent Orientation to Orchard is April 7
Monday, April 04, 2016

Reminder: Fourth Grade Parent Orientation to Orchard & Input Form

The parent orientation program to Orchard for current fourth grade families is this Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Orchard band room. This program is geared for adults. Students will participate in a separate orientation program later this spring.

Additionally, please find attached a link to the Parent Input for Placement form for 2016-17. This form provides an opportunity for parents/guardians to share information that will help the Orchard staff make the best placement decisions for students. The information parents share will be used to help make team and teacher placement selections. No requests for specific teams or teachers will be considered. No requests for placement with specific peers or friends will be considered. Forms must be submitted by May 1, 2016.

Link to Orchard Placement Input Form:

https://goo.gl/WFZwVF

We are looking forward to meeting our new Orchard families on Thursday!

Resources: Click Here for Orchard 5th Grade Placement Form

March News
Thursday, March 17, 2016

March was a super fun month! We were lucky to have COSI on Wheels come and visit us at Roxbury. Check out a few of the photos of us doing some hands on learning.


Article Submitted by: Danielle Feuer

Feature Archive


News and Notes:

Summer Learning Opportunities

Please click on the link below to view summer learning opportunities for students in grades K-8.

Summer Opportunities Elementary 2016


Kindergarten Info Program

Solon's K-4 guidance team provides an overview of the kindergarten program.

Kindergarten Information Night Presentation


Peanut Free Snacks

The attached list provides options for tree nut and peanut free snacks that are also vegan options. Thank you for supporting the needs of all our students.

Nut Free & Vegan Snack List


Student Handbook

Please click on the link below to read the Roxbury Family Handbook.

Roxbury Handbook 2015-16


Roxbury Bus Routes -UPDATED

Please click on the link below to see the 2015-16 bus routes.

Roxbury Bus Routes 2015-16 as of 8-24-15


Day Care Transportation Form

Please click on the link below to access this year's Day Care Transportation Request Form. This form must be completed and returned to the Transportation Department if you are requesting bus transportation for before- or after-school day care.

2015-16 Day Care Transportation Request


School Supply Lists

Click on the link below for a list of necessary school supplies.

Roxbury_Grades_K-4_School_Supply_List_2015-16.pdf