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Summer driver education meeting

There will be a driver education parent meeting at 5:30 p.m., on Monday, April 9, in the middle school auditorium. This will be an opportunity for the driver education instructors to briefly explain the summer program and to answer questions you may have about the summer program. We understand that getting your child to and from both class and driving times can be challenging during the summer. With this in mind, we encourage you to talk with each other at the conclusion of this meeting to arrange transportation during the summer to and from class and driving times. The meeting will last no longer than 30 minutes.
If you have any questions about the program, please e-mail Roger Thompson at rthompson@solon.k12.ia.us or Dale Jedlicka at djedlicka@solon.k12.ia.us. You can also contact us by phone at 319-624-3401, ext. 1321 or ext. 1333. They hope to see you there.

SIAC sponsored forum on standard based grading
The Solon Community School District 2011-2012 study states, “SCSD stakeholders will analyze and study aspects of standards-based grading and reporting at all grade levels.” Teachers, students and administrators presented their experiences implementing and learning through standards-based grading at the Dec. 8, 2011 School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) meeting. A similar presentation was given at the Feb. 6, board of education work session. Parents and community members are invited to a SIAC-sponsored forum on standards-based grading, Tuesday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school media center. The forum will provide additional information about the district study as well as an opportunity for administrators, teachers and students to answer questions posed by those in attendance. Questions about the district study and/or parent/community forum may be directed to Matt Townsley, director of instruction, 319-624-3401, ext. 1352, mtownsley@solon.k12.ia.us.

Prom 2012: “The Roaring Twenties: an Elegant Affair” April 28
April 28 is the date for this year’s Prom. Prom tickets go on sale Monday, April 23, $6 for singles and $10 for couples. At the dance, prices will double to $12 for singles and $20 for couples. The Grand March starts at 5:30 p.m. in the high school gym. If you want to participate, please arrive by 5:15 p.m. Prom pictures will be taken in the media center at the Grand March between 5 and 7 p.m. Formal pictures will not be available at the dance. Dance will start at 9 p.m. and end at midnight at the South Slope Community Center located at 980 N. Front St. in North Liberty. Formal dress is required. They hope to see you there.

Kindergarten roundup
Solon Lakeview Elementary School will hold its Kindergarten Round-Up for the 2012-2013 school year on Friday, April 13, during a morning session from 8 until 11 a.m., and an afternoon session from noon until 3 p.m. Please contact the Lakeview Elementary office, 319-624-3401, ext. 1290, with your session preference. Children must be five years of age on or before Sept. 15 to attend Kindergarten this fall. It is necessary for parents to bring their child’s birth certificate so school records will be official. If you live in the Solon school district and have a child who should be entering Kindergarten, please contact Lakeview right away.
Reminder that on April 13, there will be no school for this year’s kindergarten classes.

Employment Opportunities
H.S. dishwasher (close date: until filled) Nutrition Department, dishwasher Lakeview Elementary The position is scheduled for M-F from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., three-hour shift starting at $8.50 per hour.