SHS Morning Announcements


Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Feb 18Black History Fact Today's Black History Fact: Dr. Charles Drew was a leading researcher in the field of blood plasma preservation, and led a massive blood donation drive to provide the British with much-needed blood supplies during World War II.

Feb 18ACT Exemption A message was sent to Juniors regarding your SAT & ACT scores from tests you may have already taken. Please complete the form if you have achieved the scores listed in the message and do not wish to participate in the free March 10th ACT. The form is due Friday.

Feb 18MIM @Findlay Congratulations to Music In Motion, who won Class A Champion and Overall GRAND CHAMPION at the Medina Midwest Showcase this past weekend. MIM also earned caption awards for best vocals, best band, best show concept, best crew, and overall best male soloist, which was awarded to Gino Chiudioni. Gio Castiglione won the best performer award for Solon. Make plans to attend the Solon Show Choir Invitational this weekend. Go MIM!

Feb 18meeting Attention Student Council Members: there will be a full STUCO meeting, this Thursday, February 20th, at 3:00 in room 175A. All are welcome to attend!

Feb 18Courier Meeting Friday Attention past and future Courier writers. Are you interested in returning or starting to write for the school newspaper? Mrs. Locke will host a brief informational meeting after school this Friday in room 231. Snacks will be served.

Feb 18Speech & Debate wins at National Qualifier Congratulations to the Speech & Debate Team for winning the O'Leary Excellence in Speech award at the North Coast National Qualifier this past weekend at St. Ignatius. Special congratulations go out to our 7 students who will be representing Solon in Albuquerque, New Mexico this June at the national tournament: Madison Bolden Nick Caraballo Aditya Kalahasti O'rimilo Oresanya Megan Tang Megan Wiser Matthew Wilson

Feb 18Attention All C.E.C. Members: Please stop by room 118C Wed., Thurs. or Fri. of this week at 3:00 to choose the color of your club t-shirt.

Feb 18JV / V Girls Lacrosse Girl's JV and Varsity Lacrosse tryouts will be as follows, starting Monday, 2/24/2020 Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm @ SHS Main Gym Tuesday, Thursday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm Orchard Middle School Gym Anyone interested in playing is welcome!

Feb 18Intrinsic Art Club Intrinsic Art club will meet Monday February 24th in room 184 until 4:00. This will be an important meeting to discuss the art auction and jobs to help make it successful this year. If you have missed some meetings, please come to discuss. If you would like to join, please come all are welcome. We will be having treats to start the meeting.




Upcoming Events

Feb 19meeting Attention Student Council Members: there will be a full STUCO meeting, today, February 20th, at 3:00 in room 175A. All are welcome to attend!

Feb 19meeting Attention Student Council Members: there will be a full STUCO meeting, tomorrow, February 20th, at 3:00 in room 175A. All are welcome to attend!

Feb 19Courier Meeting Friday Attention past and future Courier writers. Are you interested in returning or starting to write for the school newspaper? Mrs. Locke will host a brief informational meeting after school this Friday in room 231. Snacks will be served.

Feb 19Black History Fact Today's Black History Fact: If you enjoy buying fresh food from across the country at your local supermarket, you have an African American inventor named Frederick McKinley Jones to thank. He invented the air-cooling units used in food transporting trucks in the 1930s, and was awarded more than 60 patents over the course of his life, 40 of which involved refrigeration equipment.

Feb 19Varsity / JV Girls Lacrosse Girl's JV and Varsity Lacrosse tryouts will be as follows, starting Monday, 2/24/2020 Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm @ SHS Main Gym Tuesday, Thursday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm Orchard Middle School Gym Anyone interested in playing is welcome!

Feb 19ACT Exemption A message was sent to Juniors regarding your SAT & ACT scores from tests you may have already taken. Please complete the form if you have achieved the scores listed in the message and do not wish to participate in the free March 10th ACT. The form is due Friday.

Feb 19Gymnastics Congratulations to the Gymnastics Team for being one of the top 4 teams at Sectionals this past weekend and moving on to Districts! Along with the team qualifying, additional congratulations to the following individuals who will also be advancing : Emma Krantz on Vault and All Around Megan Parsons on Beam Olivia Rea on Vault Taylor Hays on Vault Way to go Girls!

Feb 19Intrinsic Art Club Intrinsic Art club will meet Monday February 24th in room 184 until 4:00. This will be an important meeting to discuss the art auction and jobs to help make it successful this year. If you have missed some meetings, please come to discuss. If you would like to join, please come all are welcome. We will be having treats to start the meeting.

Feb 19Attention All C.E.C. Members: Please stop by room 118C at 3:00 today, Thursday and Friday to choose your new club t-shirt color!

Feb 19AP European History Tomorrow is the deadline for book pre-orders for students taking AP Euro with Mr. Rivera. Cash or checks payable to Solon Board of Education can be brought to the SHS Bookstore.

Feb 20Intrinsic Art Club Intrinsic Art club will meet Monday February 24th in room 184 until 4:00. This will be an important meeting to discuss the art auction and jobs to help make it successful this year. If you have missed some meetings, please come to discuss. If you would like to join, please come all are welcome. We will be having treats to start the meeting.

Feb 20AP European History Today is the deadline for book pre-orders for students taking AP Euro with Mr. Rivera. Cash or checks payable to Solon Board of Education can be brought to the SHS Bookstore.

Feb 20Varsity / JV Girls Lacrosse Girl's JV and Varsity Lacrosse tryouts will be as follows, starting Monday, 2/24/2020 Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm @ SHS Main Gym Tuesday, Thursday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm Orchard Middle School Gym Anyone interested in playing is welcome!

Feb 20ACT Exemption A message was sent to Juniors regarding your SAT & ACT scores from tests you may have already taken. Please complete the form if you have achieved the scores listed in the message and do not wish to participate in the free March 10th ACT. The form is due tomorrow to the main office.

Feb 20Black History Fact Today's Black History Fact: In 1900, James Weldon Johnson wrote with his brother the song "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing" on the occasion of Lincoln's birthday. The song became immensely popular in the black community and became known as the "Negro National Anthem.”

Feb 20Courier Meeting Friday Attention past and future Courier writers. Are you interested in returning or starting to write for the school newspaper? Mrs. Locke will host a brief informational meeting after school this Friday in room 231. Snacks will be served.

Feb 21Courier Meeting Friday Attention past and future Courier writers. Are you interested in returning or starting to write for the school newspaper? Mrs. Locke will host a brief informational meeting after school today in room 231. Snacks will be served.

Feb 21Varsity / JV Girls Lacrosse Girl's JV and Varsity Lacrosse tryouts will be as follows, starting Monday, 2/24/2020 Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm @ SHS Main Gym Tuesday, Thursday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm Orchard Middle School Gym Anyone interested in playing is welcome!

Feb 21Black History Fact Today's Black History Fact: Phillis Wheatley, a slave brought from Africa as a child and sold to a Boston merchant, spoke no English. By the time she was sixteen, however, under the tutelage of her owners, she had mastered the language. Her interest in literature led her to write and publish “Poems on Various Subjects” in 1773. She is one of, if not the, earliest published African American author.

Feb 21Intrinsic Art Club Intrinsic Art club will meet Monday February 24th in room 184 until 4:00. This will be an important meeting to discuss the art auction and jobs to help make it successful this year. If you have missed some meetings, please come to discuss. If you would like to join, please come all are welcome. We will be having treats to start the meeting.

Feb 24Intrinsic Art Club Intrinsic Art club will meet tonight in room 184 until 4:00. This will be an important meeting to discuss the art auction and jobs to help make it successful this year. If you have missed some meetings, please come to discuss. If you would like to join, please come all are welcome. We will be having treats to start the meeting.

Feb 24Varsity / JV Girls Lacrosse Girl's JV and Varsity Lacrosse tryouts will be as follows, starting Monday, 2/24/2020 Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm @ SHS Main Gym Tuesday, Thursday - 5:00 - 6:30 pm Orchard Middle School Gym Anyone interested in playing is welcome!