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Archive

August 7th, 2012

School pictures Sept. 19

Individual school pictures will be taken a little later in the school year now being done on Wednesday, Sept. 19, by Lifetouch Photography. Several package options are available through a prepayment-money back guaranteed plan. Complete information will be distributed the first full week of school. All checks must be made payable to Lifetouch Photography.

School physicals

All athletes must have a physical examination completed before he/she will be allowed to participate or practice. School physical forms may be picked up at the high school or central offices during the summer or are available on the school’s web site under registration.
New this year the athletes are also required to turn in a signed concussion form that is attached to the physical.

Early dismissal/late start times

These dates are on the Solon Community School District’s school calendar found on our web site at www.solon.k12.ia.us.

Hot weather dismissal
Excess heat and humidity may necessitate dismissing school early. The following procedures will be used:
1) An announcement will be made on the following TV and radio stations: KCRG-9, KGAN-2, KWWL-7, WMT, KRNA, KCJJ, KHAK.
2) Dismissal will usually be at 1 p.m.

Hot weather dismissal

Excess heat and humidity may necessitate dismissing school early. The following procedures will be used:
1) An announcement will be made on the following TV and radio stations: KCRG-9, KGAN-2, KWWL-7, WMT, KRNA, KCJJ, KHAK.
2) Dismissal will usually be at 1 p.m.
3) On early dismissal days due to heat all high school athletic practices will be held from 5 until 7 p.m.(at the discretion of each coach) and middle school athletic practices will be rescheduled at an appropriate time.
4 You will receive notification through our SchoolMes

Change is coming to Tiffin council

TIFFIN– Voters in Tiffin will decide more than who will be the President of the United States or who their representatives will be in Washington D.C. and Des Moines when they vote in November. They will also have two seats to fill on the Tiffin City Council.
Councilmen Chris Ball and Travis Weipert will resign this month, putting their seats on the Nov. 6 ballot.
Ball, who has served for four years, has accepted the position of City Administrator in Wilton, Iowa. Ball was a social studies teacher at the Clear Creek Amana high school.

Great Western moves eastward

NORTH LIBERTY– Perhaps North Liberty didn’t need yet another bank, conceded Bart Floyd.
“But we did have a need for a different kind of service offering,” said Floyd, and Great Western Bank is well-equipped and well-prepared to fill that need.
The bank opened its doors to the North Liberty community on June 18, at 655 Community Dr., just off Highway 965.

Telling the story of Sutliff Bridge

KENT PARK– Did you know a ferry preceded the bridge at Sutliff? What do you know about the Cedar River? Would you believe Sutliff once consisted of more than just Baxa’s Tavern? What makes a truss bridge a “Parker” truss?
Answers to these questions and more may soon be found on interpretive panels placed along the historic Sutliff Bridge, currently undergoing reconstruction in the wake of the 2008 flood.

DeGowin blood drive at NL Recreation Center to be Aug. 12

IOWA CITY— The University of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Monday, Aug. 6, from 4 until 7 pm in the Gerdin Conference Rooms 1 and 3 at the North Liberty Recreation Center.
In an average week, UIHC patients need nearly 600 units of blood products. One pint of donated blood can help save the lives of several people.

CCA Baseball Club tryouts Aug. 18

TIFFIN– The CCA Baseball Club will be holding tryouts for the 2013 baseball season Saturday, Aug. 18, (rain date Sunday, Aug. 19), and Sunday, Aug. 26, (no rain date) at the Tiffin ball fields.
Tryouts for 8U, 9U and 10U will be held from 10 a.m. until noon. Tryouts for 11U, 12U and 13U (14U to be determined) will be held from 1 until 3 p.m. Please arrive up to one hour early to register and warm up. Save time by preregistering at the club’s website, www.ccabaseballclub.org. Players will be allowed to attend both days and the highest of their total score will be utilized.

Red Cross courses at Tiffin training center

 TIFFIN– The American Red Cross will be offering courses at the Tiffin training center, 521 W. Marengo Rd., Tiffin.
Course schedule is as follows:
• Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR and BBP, Sept. 1, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
• Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Sept. 10, 6-9:30 p.m.
• Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Review Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m.
For more information call 800-RED CROSS or 800-733-2767. Email: Support@redcrosstraining.org.
To register: http://www.redcross.org/takeaclass or 800-RED CROSS