2015-16 Solon Middle School Comet Card Now AvailableThursday, December 03, 2015
The new Solon Middle School PTA Comet Cards for 2015-16 are ready for purchase. The savings cards provide offers from 15 area merchants: Akira, Buffalo Wild Wings, D & R Bagels, Dunkin’ Donuts, Freeway Lanes, Gionino's Pizza, Grantwood Golf Course, Menchie’s, Nailtique, Oasis Yoga Spa, UpScaleIT, Very Berry Smoothie, Which Wich? And White Flour Cake Shoppe.
The card is an SMS PTA fundraiser that provides discounts and free items at area restaurants and other merchants. The card may be used unlimited times throughout the year. It is only $10 and is good through November 2016.
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: SMS PTA Comet Card 2015-16
Eighth Graders Fill the Gym With Scientific InquiryThursday, December 03, 2015
Great scientific thinking on display at the Solon Middle School science fair this week.
Congratulations to the eighth grade students who shared their hypotheses, experiments, weeks of data collection, analyses and conclusions.
Solon Middle School Yearbooks on SaleTuesday, October 06, 2015
SMS Yearbooks are on sale now! Take advantage of “early bird” pricing and save $10.00 off the final price of the yearbook. Ordering early allows for accurate order numbers and the best pricing. Take a look at our online pricing schedule:
If book is ordered now until October 31st - $35.00
If book is ordered between November 1st and January 31st- $40.00
If book is ordered between February 1st and March 1st - $45.00
To order the 2015-16 SMS yearbook, please use the following step-by-step instructions:
1. Go to www.YearbookOrderCenter.com
3. On “Yearbook Order Center” page, enter SMS school code number "3491" and then click “ENTER”.
4. On the “Welcome Solon Middle School” page, Select "Buy a Yearbook, Yearbook packages…” and then click “Continue with Order”
5. Pay for item(s) in your cart via Credit card, check, debit card, etc.
Yearbooks will be delivered to students at school in late May. Extra yearbooks will not be available for purchase in May.Resources: Yearbook Sales Flier | Yearbook Order Website (Use Code: 3491)
Stay Connected to the SMS PTA - The Newsletter is Now PostedTuesday, September 15, 2015
The Solon Middle School PTA Newsletter for September is now posted. Resources: SMS PTA Newsletter 9-15
New District-PTA Calendar Now AvailableMonday, July 20, 2015
The 2015-16 school year events calendar is here. All families will receive a copy in the mail at the beginning of August, but to begin your planning now, a color pdf file of this year's calendar is posted here for your convenience.
Please mark your calendar for the upcoming back-to-school and orientation events planned in August.
We look forward to seeing the students soon!Resources: 2015-16 Solon Schools' Calendar
Summer Reading: Don't Experience a Summer Slide!Friday, June 05, 2015
All Solon students are encouraged to read over the summer. There are specific requirements and suggestions for all grade levels.
It is important to have fun and engage in creative activities over the summer break, but maintaining reading is critical to continued academic growth and achievement.
> Students in grades K-4 should read at least 500 minutes this summer. A summer reading calendar is posted below and on each elementary home page to help students track their minutes.
> Students in grades 5-6 should read at least 1,000 pages this summer.
> Students in grades 7-8 must read at least one fiction and one non-fiction book of their own choosing.
> Students in grades 9-12 should read books of their own choosing as well as the required readings for individual classes as posted on the SHS site. Please be sure to check back at the end of June for specific assignments that may accompany high school readings.
Have a great summer and happy reading!
Annual Art Show & Reception Showcases Student CreativityThursday, May 21, 2015
The creative works of Solon art students will be on exhibit during the annual show on May 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Solon High School atrium.
The artwork, created by students in grades 7-12, includes a wide variety of genres from photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, wood and furniture crafts, jewelry and more.
Work from all middle and high school art classes – Drawing I, Drawing II, Painting I, Ceramics I, Ceramics II, Photography I, Photography II, Computer Graphics I, Computer Graphics II, Advanced studio, Advanced Graphic, AP studio, AP 3-D and AP 2-D – will be on exhibit.
Solon Middle School Science Olympiad Team Wins 2015 National ChampionshipSunday, May 17, 2015
Recording the lowest score ever, the Solon Middle School Science Olympiad team earned first place and national champion honors tonight at the 2015 national tournament at the University of Nebraska. It is Solon Middle School’s seventh national championship in the last eight years.
SMS team members medaled in 13 of the tournament’s 23 events en route to the first place trophy, earning a total low score of 152 and finishing 42 points ahead of the second place team and last year’s champion, Beckendorff Junior High from Texas.
“We are thrilled that our Solon Middle School team has won the Science Olympiad national championship once again,” said SMS Principal Eugenia Green. “The hard work and dedication of these students and their coaches is second to none. This accomplishment shines a spotlight for academic excellence on our students and district. Solon students have consistently performed at the highest level in Science Olympiad. Congratulations to the team members from SMS, Orchard Middle School and Solon High School, as well as our Solon science teachers, the volunteer coaches and the parents of these talented students.