Mrs. Valerie Parillo

Phone: (440) 349-7757 x5513


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S., Secondary English Education: Slippery Rock University (summa cum laude) Minor, Communications: Slippery Rock University M. Ed., Reading Specialist: Kent State University

Mrs. Valerie Parillo

Welcome to Solon Middle School.  You are contributing the to the legacy of 7 East!  

Daily, students should bring their independent reading book, a pencil, and CHARGED Chromebook to class.


To be successful this quarter, students should know the following terms & identify a strategy to find them:

* author's purpose / purpose PIE

* counterclaim

* rebuttal

* objective

* summaries

* 2 central ideas / 2 details

* drawing conclusions

* how a person contributes to the understanding of the article

* call to action

* bias

* loaded words

* text structure



 Here is the letter that I sent home in the first days of school.   You can find it Here

 "Your job is to find what the world is trying to be." -- William Stafford, poet