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Welcome back SMS!

Today is the First Day of School for Students in Grades 1-12
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Welcome back!

The Comet Card is Back for 2015!
Monday, August 18, 2014

Back by popular demand is the Solon Middle School PTA Comet Card, a savings card for many local merchants. The card is an SMS PTA fundraiser that allows the users to receive discounts and free items at area restaurants and other stores. The card is only $10 and is good through December 2015.

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: 2015 Comet Card Order Form & Discount List

Solon Middle School Classroom Visitation Today from 3-4 p.m.
Monday, August 18, 2014

Solon Middle School students in grades 7 and 8 may visit their team areas and meet their teachers today from 3-4 p.m.

This is great opportunity for students to find all their classrooms and practice following their schedules.

Summer Keyboarding Practice for Solon Middle School Students
Friday, June 20, 2014

Solon Middle School provides a Google App for students to practice keyboarding skills over the summer. Students in 7th and 8th grade can access the online Typing Club program to help them learn and improve their typing speed and accuracy using the correct finger placement. The program provides a series of lessons that move from basic to advanced skills.

Students have easy access to this application at home and school through their Solon Google account. Students simply need to log in to their Google account at home, click on the "Apps" icon and then click on the "Typing Club" app.

PTA School Supply Sale for Solon Middle School Seventh and Eighth Grade Students Runs Through July 28
Friday, June 20, 2014

PTA School Supply Sale for Solon Middle School Seventh and Eighth Grade Students

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 2014-15 order program through Innisbrook is under way now and continues through July 28.

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

Please note that families may select the pack with or without a flash drive.

For families who choose to shop for their own school supplies, the 2014-15 SMS School Supply List is posted in the News & Notes section of the home page.

If you have additional questions about online ordering, contact Carol Eisenberg at caroleis@sbcglobal.net.

Resources: SMS School Supply Lists 2014-15

Solon Students Bring Home Trophies from Future Problem Solving International Competition
Monday, June 16, 2014

Solon students won second and third place awards at the Future Problem Solving International Competition at Iowa State University over the weekend.

Solon Middle School seventh grader Lea Kim earned second place honors for Scenario Writing in the middle division.

Solon High School’s ninth grade team – Hannah Edelman, Madeleine Burland and Connor Strobel – placed third in Global Issues Problem Solving also in the middle division.

“Approximately 2,000 students from 12 nations and most of the 50 states competed in the International Competition this year,” said Solon FPS advisor Sabrina Tirpak. “I am so proud of our Solon student competitors. They all worked hard and represented our school admirably.”

Solon Science Olympiad Teams Win State Championships Again
Thursday, May 08, 2014

Solon Science Olympiad teams celebrate their state tournament wins. Both the High School and Middle School teams captured the state championship in their respective divisions. This is the seventh straight year the Solon Middle School team is the Ohio state champion and the third consecutive year for Solon High School. The teams travel to the national competition in Orlando, Florida, May 15 to defend their national titles.

Check Out the Solon High School Summer Reading List for the 2014-15 School Year
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Solon High School summer reading list for 2014 is hot off the press! This listing includes all of the books students will need to read during the summer in preparation for many of the high school’s English and social studies classes in the fall of 2014. The books marked with an * will have an accompanying assignment to be completed during the summer. Those assignments will be posted on the school website in June.

All of the books on the summer reading list are available at any book store, but for students’ convenience, they may submit the form below and the Solon Academic Boosters Club will order the books and have them ready for pick up before the end of the school year.

Orders and payment need to be returned to the high school book store or the middle school office by Wednesday, April 23. Checks should be made payable to the Solon Board of Education. Cash is also accepted.

Resources: SHS Summer Reading List 2014
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Club/Activity Meetings

8/22 Drama Club: Choir room 132-8:15 - 8:30 or 3:45 - 4:00

News and Notes:

Back to School Meet & Greet Dance

Back to School Meet and Greet Activity/Dance for SMS Students is on Friday, August 22nd from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Tickets will be on sale during lunches for $5.00. There will be a DJ and Games. The concession stand will be open as well.

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

School Supply Lists

Click on the link below to see the supplies 7th & 8th grade students will need at the middle school in the fall.

SMS Supply Lists 2014-15

2014-15 Science Olympiad Try-Outs

Click on the link below to complete the interest form for the Solon Middle School Science Olympiad team for next year. This form must be completed by students only. Students use their school Google log in to access the form.

2014-15 Science Olympiad Try-Out Form