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Upcoming dates

Thursday, Nov. 1: 1 p.m. dismissal, Professional Day.
Friday, Nov. 9: high school musical, “Wizard of Oz,” 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10: high school musical, “Wizard of Oz,” 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11: high school musical, “Wizard of Oz, 2 p.m.

Senior pictures
We will be collecting three photos from each senior in the high school office. All files can be either wallet sized photos dropped off to Kelly in the office or digital files emailed to kfoster@solon.k12.ia.us. They will be used in the following publications:
1. Yearbook photo,
2. Class of 2013 class composite.
3. Solon Economist for early June senior insert edition.

2012 Iowa All-State Band and Choir
Congratulations to the following Solon High School musicians on their selection to the 2012 Iowa All-State Band and Choir. Instrumentalists include: Taylor Weetman, Quinn Kelsay and Natalie Kosek on clarinet, Bailey Kelsay on bass clarinet, Aiyana Cervantez and Lauren Benzing on trumpet, Matt Reiland on trombone, and Drew Horning on French horn. This marks Bailey Kelsay’s fourth consecutive year making the All-State Band. Vocalists include: Noelle Martin, Holly Koffron, Wyatt Rath, Ryan Kunkel, and Tyler Peuttmann. Erika Bailey was also selected as an alternate. It should be noted that this marks the fourth consecutive selection for Holly Koffron, a Solon choir record.

Barnes & Noble Book Fair Dec. 1
The Solon Community School District Media Services’ annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair will be held from 9 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Coral Ridge Mall location in Coralville.

“Wizard of Oz” Nov. 10-11
Solon High School will present the classic musical “Wizard of Oz” at the Solon Community School District Auditorium.
Show times are Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., Nov. 10 at 2 .p.m. and 7 p.m., and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.
All tickets are reserved seating. Ticket prices are $6, $9, and $12. Activity passes are not accepted.
Tickets will be on sale at the high school on Nov. 3 from 8 until 11 a.m. and Nov. 5 from 5 until 7 p.m. Any unsold tickets will be made available before the start of the show each night.
There will be a limit of 10 tickets per person per performance.