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My Fair Lady Nov. 10-13

My Fair Lady Nov. 10-13
Solon High School will present the acclaimed Broadway musical “My Fair Lady” Nov. 10-13, in the Solon Community School District Auditorium. Show times are at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
This year, we are excited to offer reserved seating. Ticket prices are $6, $9, and $12, depending on the seat location. All levels may be reserved in advance of the show. Activity passes and senior citizen passes will not be accepted. Reserved tickets may be purchased in the high school commons on one of the following dates:
Oct. 29: 8-10 a.m.

High School Art Show

Solon High School Art students will be displaying their work in an upcoming exhibition to be held Nov. 10-13, at Solon Middle School. There will be a selection of two-dimensional work in both traditional and digital media as well as an arrangement of ceramics. Artwork will be located in the lobby outside of the auditorium for viewing before and after performances of this year’s High School musical, “My Fair Lady.” 

Younkers Community Day Booklets

The Spanish Club is selling Younkers Community Day booklets to help fund the Panama trip. The cost of a booklet is $5. It includes a $10 off coupon, a 20 percent off shopping pass and a 30 percent off early bird coupon. Customers can select merchandise beginning Sunday, Nov. 6, (with community days being Nov. 11 and 12). No waiting in lines. All booklet sales benefit the Panama student travelers. Contact kputzy@solon.k12.ia.us or jdancer@solon.k12.ia.us 

Non-Public Transportation Reimbursement

This is a reminder to families who qualify for non-public transportation reimbursement that forms must be filed in the central office no later than Dec. 1, for first semester reimbursement and May 1, 2012, for second semester reimbursement. Forms are available at the Iowa Department of Education website: http://educateiowa.gov/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1257&It... They may also be picked up in the district central office. Failure to submit request by the above deadlines each semester will result in the denial of the reimbursement request for the claim period.

Solon Methodist Church hosting Fall Bazaar Nov. 12

SOLON– The Solon United Methodist Church will be hosting a Fall Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church, coinciding with a Hawkeye Home Game Dinner. The bazaar will feature crafts, baked goods and a silent auction. The silent auction will run through Sunday, Nov. 13, and remaining sale items will be available after church services. The winning auction bids will be tallied Nov. 13 and winners will be contacted by phone.

St. Mary Health and “Wholiness” Walking Program begins

 SOLON– St. Mary Catholic Church of Solon will host an open parish hall Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. to allow the community to walk indoors this season. The new program began Monday, Oct. 31, to coincide with the governor’s Healthiest State Initiative.
Twenty-five laps around the perimeter of the parish hall is equivalent to one mile. Stop in and exercise with your friends or come and walk solo. The invitation is extended to the entire community. Call the parish office at 624-2228 with questions. 

Coping with loss during the holidays

 SOLON– St. Mary Catholic Church, Solon United Methodist Church, Our Lord’s Church and the Brosh Chapel and Community Center will host the second annual Holiday Griefshare Program on Sunday, Nov. 13, at 1:30 p.m. in the Brosh Community Center.

Old Gold Menu

Wed Nov 2:
Salmon Loaf, dill potatoes, green beans, tomato cuke salad, oatmeal cookie.
Thu Nov 3:
LS Salisbury Steak, mashed potatoes w/gravy, broccoli Normandy, pears, chocolate pudding. BINGO
Fri Nov 4:
Oven Fried Chicken, baked potato half w/sour cream, stewed tomatoes, Mandarin oranges. ICPD/Scams & Fraud, Cards.
Mon Nov 7:
Swedish Meatballs w/egg noodles, Scandinavian veggies, creamy cuke salad, diced cantaloupe. Dietician.
Tue Nov 8:
BBQ Chicken, party potatoes, Capri vegetables, peach salad, applesauce cake. BINGO / City Rep.

Benzing, Smith pace girls to fourth

FT. DODGE– On the State meet stage, you run your best and hope for the best. With a runner-up finish for Lauren Benzing and teammate Alex Smith grabbing 12th, Solon’s girls capped their cross country season with personal bests and a fourth-place finish in a tight Class 3A race Saturday in Fort Dodge.

Cardiac Kids

SOLON– If you weren’t there, you missed a thriller.
The Solon Lady Spartans were hosting an opening round postseason game Monday, Oct. 24, against Williamsburg and dropped the first two games.
Then began a dramatic comeback that culminated with a 3-2 win and a throng of students celebrating at center court.
Solon advanced at the end of a five-game rollercoaster, 19-25, 22-25, 25-12, 25-15, 15-6.
The win placed Solon in a regional semifinal Thursday against Knoxville at Williamsburg. The Lady Spartans quickly dispatched Knoxville, 25-8, 25-8, 25-14.