Go Country With for the Comets on February 27!Friday, February 05, 2016
The Solon Athletic Boosters are holding their annual fundraising event “SC – Seriously Country” on Saturday, February 27, to support all Solon athletic programs. The event at Solon Freeway Lanes runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost is $50.
Admission includes heavy appetizers, two beverages, dessert, music, bowling and other activities. Attendees can also support the Boosters that evening through a Silent Auction, Side Boards and Team Raffle Baskets.
Go to www.solonathleticboosters.com/tailgate to purchase tickets online or print out and mail order form with payment via check.
GO COMETS!Resources: Purchase Tickets Here
Annual Solon Music Parents’ Pasta Dinner Supporting Music Programs and Students is February 11Tuesday, February 02, 2016
The Solon Music Parents are hosting an evening of dinner and jazz on February 11 from 5-7 p.m. in the Solon High School cafeteria. The 36th annual Pasta Dinner is a fundraiser for the district’s instrumental music programs.
Solon high school and middle school jazz musicians will be performing throughout the evening.
The event also includes a fun silent auction with items for families to bid on and take home.
All proceeds from dinner tickets and the silent auction support Solon bands, orchestras and the Starlettes.
Tickets are available pre-sale online at www.solonmusicparents.org. Tickets for a pasta dinner, beverage and dessert are $6 for adults pre-sale and $5 for students and senior citizens pre-sale ($6 after February 5). Children under 5 are $3.Resources: Buy Tickets Here
State Assessment Schedule for Solon High School Students Thursday, January 21, 2016
Following is the official schedule for the state assessments Solon High School students will take this year. These assessments are aligned to the learning standards in the core content areas of English/language arts, math, science and social studies.
As a reminder, juniors and seniors (the classes of 2016 & 2017) follow the current pathways to graduation and their graduation test requirements are the Ohio Graduation Tests (reading, writing, math, science and social studies).
Freshmen and sophomores (the classes of 2018 & 2019) are required to follow the new pathways to graduation. In addition to the course requirements for a high school diploma, students must take seven new end-of-year exams throughout their high school career: English/language arts 9 and 10, algebra 1 and geometry, physical science/biology, U.S. history, and U.S. government. Students who have already taken the required coursework in middle school for high school credit (such as algebra and geometry) will receive an automatic passing score.
Solon High School students are again taking the paper-and-pencil versions of these tests this year.
Jazz great Wayne Bergeron headlines Solon Guest Artist Concert January 29Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Jazz and pop trumpet legend Wayne Bergeron and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra are headlining this year’s Guest Artist Concert at Solon High School. Sponsored by the Solon Music Parents, the concert is January 29 at 7 p.m. in the SHS auditorium. Tickets are $20.
Bergeron is one of the most in-demand jazz and pop musicians for recordings and movies. He has played with such greats as Ray Charles, Green Day, Michael Buble and Christina Aguilera.
He also has played on more than 350 television and movie soundtracks, including such blockbusters as Frozen, Toy Story 3, Monsters University, Planes, Despicable Me, Cars 2, Dreamgirls, Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can and South Park.
The Solon High School Jazz Band will be the concert opening act.
Tickets can be purchased at www.solonmusicparents.org or at Academy Music in Solon.Resources: Purchase Tickets Here
Check PowerSchool for Second Semester SchedulesSaturday, January 02, 2016
On Monday, January 4, students will begin the second semester at the high school. To view their second semester classes and check for any changes to their daily schedule, students simply need to log in to the PowerSchool gradebook before they return to school on Monday.
As a reminder, student log ins for PowerSchool are identical to their network access at school.
PSAT Results Will Be Posted Online on January 7Thursday, December 17, 2015
The College Board has announced that results for the PSAT/NMSQT test that students took on October 14 will be reported differently and a month later this year. Student scores will be posted online at www.collegeboard.com beginning January 7. In the past, scores were available in December.
To view PSAT scores on January 7, students will need to create an account on the College Board web site. If students have already created a College Board account to sign up for the SAT or to utilize college planning tools, they do not need to create a new account. They can just log in to that account and their scores will be viewable.
For those students who have not yet created a College Board online profile, the process is easy. A step-by-guide is attached and posted on the SHS home page for students’ convenience. In the future, students will use this same log in to see SAT and AP test results as well as to send score reports to the colleges and universities of their choice. Students may begin creating their profile at any time, but PSAT results will not appear until January 7.
Read MoreResources: Creating a College Board Student Account
ACT ASPIRE Results for Freshman Will Be Released in January Thursday, December 17, 2015
Information received from the ACT Corp. indicates that the ASPIRE results from the pre-ACT test ninth grade students took on October 14 will not be available until mid- to late January.
Solon High School guidance counselors will be sharing the results with students during their individual scheduling appointment next semester.
Solon High School PTA Ladies Night Out on December 9 Supports After PromTuesday, December 08, 2015
The Solon High School PTA Ladies Night Out event is Wednesday, December 9, at 7 p.m. at Grantwood. All proceeds will benefit this year's senior send-off after-prom event.
The event is a fun way to support the PTA's efforts to create a safe and engaging send-off event for SHS students after the prom in May. The attached flier provides additional details.
Many unique vendors will be displaying items at the event.
The cost of admission is $20 cash or a $20 gift card appropriate for senior students headed to college.
Free wine, beverages and appetizers will be served. We hope to see you there - Bring your friends!Resources: Read More About the Ladies Night Out 2015