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June 18th, 2012

PowerSchool e-registration

For the 2012-13 school year, the Solon Community School District (SCSD) will be once again be using an e-registration process accessible through PowerSchool.

Solon school district calls for photos of readers

Students, family and staff of the school district are encouraged to collect photographs of readers in all locales and send them via email to: kkaldenberg@solon.k12.ia.us. At the beginning of the school year, the images will be posted in a digital slide show, “Where I Read This Summer” on the SCSD Media Services web site.

Bo knows

Collegiate great and former NBA player Gregory “Bo” Kimble spent some time with members of Solon’s basketball teams last week. Kimble helped run drills with Spartan players Thursday, June 14, at the invitation of Solon head coach Brad Randall.
Randall was interested in adapting the offense run by Kimble’s high-scoring Loyola Marymount team in the late 1980s.

Solon defeats No. 6 Regina, battles Davis County

IOWA CITY– Solon scored 18 runs in a see-saw battle against No. 6 Iowa City Regina last week.
With 15 RBI and 17 hits for the game, the Spartans used an eight-run second inning to take the lead and despite Regina runs in four consecutive innings, Solon held on for an 18-12 win.

Girls battling elite teams

URBANDALE– The Solon Lady Spartans continued to challenge teams from bigger schools while dominating their conference last week.
Although the varsity softball squad picked up two more losses, they came against some of the best teams in Class 5A.
No. 5 West Des Moines Valley needed every one of its four runs against Solon at the Elite Eight Classic in Urbandale over the weekend. Valley handed the Lady Spartans their third loss of the year, 4-3, but Solon nearly stole the win with two runs in a seventh-inning rally.

Solon-area CSA hosting Practical Farmers June 24

SOLON– As interest in local foods continues to grow, more people are looking to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as a way to add local fruits and vegetables to their diet. For CSA farmers, however, the challenge is ensuring a way to meet customer demand despite weather, pests and other challenges, including the limits of the growing season.

Sign-up for summer yoga at lodge

SOLON– Solon Parks and Recreation is offering another summer yoga class beginning Monday, June 25, at the Timber DOME Lodge. Yoga enhances your fitness, flexibility and health and is perfect for all ages. The class will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. Registration forms can be found at the city office or online at www.solon-iowa.com.

Fishing for funds

NORTH LIBERTY– Some North Liberty homeowners are learning the hard way the dubious joys of pond ownership. Two representatives of the homeowner’s association from Penn Prairie on the Pond subdivision approached the North Liberty City Council last week to ask for assistance, and learned anew about the city council’s aversion to precedent-setting spending.

Tiffin mired in pond issues

TIFFIN— As the public filtered into the Springmier Community Library Wednesday, June 13, it looked as though another contentious night was shaping up for the Tiffin City Council. During public comments at the May 9 regular meeting, residents around a retention pond located between the Rolling Hills and Woodfield Ridge Additions housing developments berated Mayor Steve Berner for his decision to suspend work on the pond.

City to add on?

TIFFIN– The Tiffin City Council discussed the possibility of another municipal annexation. The city’s Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Committee identified and prioritized three areas around the city which seem ripe for annexing. The highest priority is an area south and east of the current city limits, bounded by 340th Street on the north, US Hwy. 218 on the east, 360th Street on the south and Jasper Avenue on the west. Kansas Avenue runs through the area.