Thursday, March 31, 2016

SMS April Newsletter

Solon Middle School

April Newsletter

Student & Staff of the Month - Congratulations to Eleanor Gnida and Mrs. Protheroe!

Conferences - Thank you to those who were able to attend our March Parent Teacher Conferences.  We appreciate the opportunity to celebrate your child's progress and plan for a successful 4th quarter.
Iowa Assessments - If you were unable to attend the March Parent Teacher Conferences you may pick up your child's Iowa Assessment results in the office at your convenience.  Please contact the office if you would like them sent home with your child. 
PTO Supper - Thank you to our amazing PTO for organizing wonderful meals for our teachers during Parent Teacher Conferences.  Your efforts are greatly appreciated.
School Climate Survey - Please look for a separate e-mail which will include the results from our recent School Climate Survey.  Thank you to our students, staff and parents who completed the survey.  Your honest input is much appreciated and very helpful as we plan for the future. 
Washington, D.C. Trip - Please wish safe travels to our 8th graders traveling to our nation's capital on April 12-14. 
Volunteer Needed - We are looking for an individual, or group, willing to coordinate our Pioneer Day for the 2016-17 school year.  Please contact Jody McSweeney at if you are interested. 
8th Grade Celebration - The 8th Grade Celebration will take place on Wednesday, May 18th at 7PM, followed by a reception in the cafeteria.  Please contact Mary Ann in the office if you are interested in volunteering.
Academic Round Table - All students are welcome to drop-in to Academic Round Table.  Academic assistance, or just a quiet place to study, is available in Room 403 from 7:30 to 8:00AM. 
Absences Due to Illness - Please remember that it is district policy that students must be fever free for 24 hours prior to returning to school. 
PTO News - Please join us for our next meeting on May 11.
Middle School Links -
Upcoming Events - 
  • Apr. 1 - SEIBA MS Large Group Contest @ SMS
  • Apr. 3-22 - Pennies for Patients 
  • Apr. 5 - 5th Grade Music Showcase
  • Apr. 6 - 6th Grade Career Field Trip
  • Apr. 7 - Spring Activity Pictures 
  • Apr. 9 - Coe College Elementary Honor Band
  • Apr. 12-14 - 8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip
  • Apr. 12 - Girls Track - Solon Invitational 
  • Apr. 14 - Boys Track - Solon Invitational
  • Apr. 22 - Earth Day
  • Apr. 23 - SEIBA Honor Choir
  • Apr. 30 - 5 Seasons Honor Band
  • May 3 - Band Concerts and Awards Night
  • May 10 - Vocal Concerts and Awards Night
  • May 11 - PTO Meeting 6PM
  • May 11 - 5th Grade Parent Orientation (this year's 4th graders) - 7PM
  • May 12 - National Archery Tournament
  • May 17 - 5th & 6th Grade Track & Field Day - 12PM
  • May 18 - 8th Grade Celebration
  • May 25 - Student Last Day     
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