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!

Solon Middle School Yearbooks on Sale
Tuesday, 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 Posted
Tuesday, 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 Available
Monday, 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 Creativity
Thursday, 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 Championship
Sunday, 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.

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SMS PTA Comet Cards Still Available and Now Only $5
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The Solon Middle School PTA has a few Comet Cards remaining and has cut the price to $5.

These cards make great gifts for students to save at some of the places they already go. Adults can take advantage of the savings as well.

The cards can be used an unlimited number of times between now and November of 2015.

Resources: Comet Card Order Form

SMS PTA Offers Pre-Ordered School Supply Program for Fall 2015
Thursday, April 30, 2015

The Solon Middle School PTA provides on online school supply order program as a convenience for families.

The voluntary program allows families to place an order for needed supplies and have the supplies delivered directly to their homes. The SMS 2015-16 order program through Innisbrook is under way now.

To place an order online for home-delivered supplies, go to www.ordermypack.com and enter the SMS school code: 103510.

For families who choose to shop for their own school supplies, the 2015-16 SMS School Supply List is posted in the News & Notes section at the right of the home page.

Resources: SMS 2015-16 School Supply List
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News and Notes:

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

Vote for SMS Art Department!

The SMS Art Department has entered a contest and we need your help to win. Click on the link below and sign-up to vote. Be sure to confirm your email with the link that is sent to you. Once you are back on the site, search for SMS. Click on our video called "Animate a #CuriousClassroom" by Cheryl. You can vote once a day until November 30th. Go SMS!

Curious Classroom Contest Voting

2015-2016 Yearbook eShare Information

Students, parents, and teachers can contribute content to the yearbook staff by uploading photos directly to our website for potential use in the our book.

Click on the link below and use the school code: solon

Yearbook eShare Flier
eShare Link

Community Service Program

SMS students may earn awards for the community service they perform this year. To see the program overview, click on SMS Forms & Postings under Quick Links.

SMS Community Service Hours Log 2015-16

Student Handbook

Please click on the link below to read the Solon Middle School Family Handbook.


SMS Bus Routes - UPDATED

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

SMS Bus Routes 2015-16 as of 8-28-15

2015-16 SMS Handbook

Use the link below to view the handbook.


Athletic Handbook

The 2015-16 Solon Athletic Handbook is posted here for parents and students to read. The required sign off forms must be returned to your coach prior to participating in any sport..

2015-16 Athletic Handbook

SMS School Supply List

If you like to plan ahead, the 2015-16 SMS supply list is now available. Check the attached list for needed supplies for 7th & 8th grade students next fall. Parents may choose to order the general supplies portion of the list through Innisbrook as a PTA program.

2015-16 SMS Supply List

Summer Learning Opportunities

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

Summer Opportunities Middle School