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 Solon Middle School on its A+ grade in the new 2015 K-12 Best Schools Niche Rankings!

January Dine Around Town PTA Fundraising Dinner is the 13th at the Rusty Bucket
Monday, January 12, 2015

This month's Solon Middle School PTA Dine Around Town Night is at the Rusty Bucket on Tuesday, January 13, from 4-9 p.m.

The fundraising event features an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner for $8 per person. In addition to unlimited pasta, the dinner includes salad, garlic bread and non-alcoholic beverages.

This is a dine-in event only. You must take the flier below with you for SMS to receive credit for purchased dinners.

Fifty percent of the sales will benefit the SMS PTA.

Please contact Paula Telepak at ptelepak@sbcglobal.net with questions. Bon appetite!

Resources: Click here to print the flier!

Giving Back: Solon Middle School Students Helping Those In Need
Thursday, December 04, 2014

Students at Solon Middle School are conducting a clothing drive for warm winter clothes during the week of December 10-17.

Thank you to all SMS families who participate in this community service project to help provide necessary winter clothing for families in need.

Solon Middle School Science Fair Spotlights Scientific Method
Thursday, December 04, 2014

The results of weeks of research, data collection and analysis by Solon Middle School eighth graders were on display this week during the 2014 school Science Fair. More than 130 students participated in this year's fair.

Students' projects adhered to the scientific method. During the fair judging this week, students shared their thinking and outcomes with two different judges.

Support the Solon Middle School Food Drive November 11-14
Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Solon Middle School Food Drive:

The Solon Middle School PTA is sponsoring a week-long food drive from November 11-14. All items collected will be delivered to a local food pantry to help those in need during the holiday season.

A bin will be set up by the main office for students to place donations. Please consider donating the most-needed items: Hot/cold cereal, jelly, peanut butter, canned soup, pasta/rice/beans, canned tuna/chicken/spam, canned vegetables, sugar/flour, toothpaste/toothbrushes, and soap.

Thank you in advance for helping those in need this holiday season!

SMS PTA Selling Discount Comet Cards for 2014-15
Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The new Solon Middle School PTA Comet Cards are ready for purchase. The savings cards provide offers from 15 area merchants: Akira, Waterway, Gionino's Pizza, Domino's Pizza, Buffalo Wild Wings, Menchie's, Which Wich, Arby's, Dunkin Donuts, Senorita Bonitas, Grantwood Golf Course, Rinaldi's Jewelry, Rube Adler Sporting Goods, Solon Freeway Lanes and The Pond.

The card is an SMS PTA fundraiser that provides discounts and free items at area restaurants and other merchants. The card may used unlimited times throughout the year. It is only $10 and is good through November 2015.

The Comet Card makes a perfect gift for teens and college students as well. Just pop one in their wallet and they are ready to start saving themselves.

To see the complete list of participating merchants and the discounts they are offering for the Comet Card, as well as the order form, please click on the link below.

Resources: Comet Card Order Form

2014-2015 SMS Yearbooks On Sale Now
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

October begins the sale of our SMS Yearbook. Based on the popularity of the type of yearbooks sold last year, we are offering one type of SMS Yearbook this year. The book will have a hardcover and student name imprints.

To encourage “early bird” purchases of the yearbook that allow for accurate order numbers and the best pricing, we are offering the following online pricing schedule:

If book is ordered between October 27 and December 31 - $37
If book is ordered between January 1 and February 28 - $42
If book is ordered between March 1 and March 31 - $45

To order the 2014-15 SMS yearbook, please use the following step-by-step instructions:
1. Go to www.yearbook.biz
2. Click on the link "Buy Your Yearbook" in the upper-right corner
3. On “Yearbook Order Center” page, enter SMS school code number "3491" and then click “continue”
4. On the “Welcome Solon Middle School” page, Select "Buy a Yearbook, Yearbook packages…” and then click “Continue with Order”
5. On the “Yearbook –Yearbook Early bird” page, choose the quantity and then click “Continue with Order”

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Resources: SMS Yearbook Order Link

Correction to Science Olympiad Invitational Dates
Friday, September 19, 2014

There was an error in the Solon City Schools calendar concerning the Solon Middle School Science Olympiad invitational schedule. The corrected schedule is as follows:

Westlake on 1/10/2015

Kenston on 1/17/2015

Magsig on 1/24/2015

Solon on 1/31/2015

Wright State on 2/7/2015

Mentor on 2/14/2015

New Albany on 2/21/2015

CWRU (Regionals) on 2/21/2015

West Liberty-Salem on 2/28/2015

State Tournament on 4/11/2015

National Tournament from 5/13/2015-5/18/2015

Solon Middle School Raises $1,327 in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Monday, August 25, 2014

Solon Middle School exceeded its ALS Ice Bucket Challenge goal of besting the $1,000 raised by the Solon High School Band last week. With a minimum donation of $1, SMS students were able to enter a raffle to join the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by dousing assistant principal Scott Hatteberg.

Student pledges totaled $1,127, earning them a matching gift of $200, for a total donation of of $1,327 to the area ALS association.

Nine students and one teacher were drawn at random during the SMS Back-to-School Meet & Greet Dance and all earned the right to dump a bucket of icy water on Mr. Hatteberg.

Click on the following link to watch as students Doug Siegel, Izzy Rothenfeld, Sloan Ulrich, Noah Trask, Miya Malcolm, Kendall Ford, Gina Kong, Demetrious Lockridge and Jonathan Gembarski, along with Ms. Preseren, helped Mr. Hatteberg and SMS meet the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Resources: Watch the SMS ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
Feature Archive

News and Notes:

SMS Winter Sports Start Dates

Please see the document below for the start dates for all winter sports at SMS.


Student Handbook

Please click on the link below to review the 2014-15 SMS Student Handbook in its entirety.

SMS Handbook 2014-15

PowerSchool Gradebook Login

Students: Follow the link below to login to the online PowerSchool Gradebook.

Use your Network login to access class grade information.

Students PowerSchool Login

2014-15 Bus Routes

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

SMS Bus Routes - Updated 8-18 pm

SMS Community Service Program

Click on the link below to read more about the SMS Community Service Program. Then download the pdf Tally Sheet to start recording your hours now! Get involved!

SMS Community Service Hours Tally Sheet 14-15
SMS PTA Community Service Program Information