Sidelined for nearly the entire month of August, Solon athletics are back in the game for contact sports with coronavirus numbers down in Cuyahoga County for the past few weeks.
Superintendent Fred Bolden gave a brief update on several proposed policy changes at the Solon Board of Education meeting on Monday. The policies are set to be approved at the next meeting. Gov. Mike DeWine required all schools to write a mask policy due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Bolden …
Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Solon is still striving to present summer events to the community, said Tracy Sullivan, director of community and cultural enrichment.
It’s all in for the Solon City School District for the upcoming academic year, and face coverings are required for all students and staff. But for those who may not feel ready to attend school in person, the district is also offering a virtual option.
The majority of parents responding to a recent Solon City School District survey indicated that their children did well with remote learning put into play after the state closed school buildings in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Solon City Schools Board of Education approved two administrative moves Monday, appointing Mike Acomb to director of business personnel and Julia Howell as the new principal for Lewis Elementary School.
The Solon City School District is no exception to the sweeping changes caused by the COVID-19 outbreak when it comes to celebrating High School seniors at the close of the school year.
Local school districts and the Ohio Department of Education knew that launching a new statewide teacher evaluation system would be difficult, but they never thought they would have to worry about introducing their Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES) 2.0 during a pandemic.
Solon fifth-year head wrestling coach Audie Atienza was already on the road to Columbus with 160-pound senior Jack Mack, who was set to make his state wrestling debut last Thursday at Ohio State University’s Schottenstein Center.
Solon 13-year-old Dominic Roberto was just getting settled on the 7 1/2-meter platform during his second season diving that height at the 2019 USA Diving Junior National Championships this past August in Tennessee.
The Solon Board of Education on Monday approved two bids for upcoming construction projects, one to replace the roof of Parkside Elementary School and the other to replace the drying system in the Solon High School Natatorium.
Every school in Ohio is in a bind after Gov. Mike DeWine ordered the closure of all schools from March 16 through April 3 to slow the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. He announced the mandatory closing in a press conference on March 12.
For eighth-graders Piyush Chitnis and Joy Fan, the Solon Middle School science fair offered an opportunity to explore topics they found relevant and exciting.
Solon Middle School’s Start with Hello program received an award from Sandy Hook Promise, making it one of three in the Northeast Region to get the honor, board of education President John Heckman announced during the Monday meeting.
Solon 138-pounder Trysten Zahoransky opened his senior campaign by putting three straight opponents on their backs for pins during the 35th edition of his home Comet Classic wrestling tournament on Friday and Saturday.
Kenston 6-foot-3 junior Kyle Quinlan just knocked down his second 3-pointer for a 29-16 lead midway through the second quarter, and the Bomber cagers were well on their way during a season opener against Solon on Tuesday night in Bainbridge.
Canton McKinley 6-foot, 200-pound stalwart running back Lameir Garrett broke off a 16-yard carry as the host Bulldogs were sniffing out a potential 21-7 lead midway through the second quarter of a playoff opener against Solon on Friday night.
Too bad volleyball doesn’t feature best-of-seven matches, because then Solon might have had a chance during its Division I state semifinal against Columbus St. Francis DeSales on Friday afternoon at Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Fairborn.
Solon High School freshman Michael Nimrick has loved Greek mythology for as long as he can remember, and he enjoyed learning about it in school. Yet playing an unconventional Hephaestus, Hector and Odysseus’s dog in “The Iliad, the Odyssey and all of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less” re…
Solon volleyball trailed, 14-13, on a hitting error in the opening set of the Lady Comets’ Division I region championship match against one-loss Canton GlenOak on Saturday afternoon at Hyser Gymnasium in Hudson.
After finishing fourth in the region, it appeared as if the Solon boys cross-country team mistimed its taper as the Comets saw their stock in the coaches poll drop from fourth to eighth among Division I contenders.
The Solon boys soccer team surely would need a low-scoring game or overtime to take out No. 1-seed Hudson in its Division I district championship match on Saturday at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School.
University School senior Justin Iler took back his gold and led his Prepper harriers to a repeat state berth during the Division I region cross-country meet on Saturday at Boardman High School.
Solon volleyball was the defending district champion, but the Lady Comets weren’t favored when they collided with Nordonia in a repeat of last year’s title game on Saturday at their home floor.
Karen Young of Bainbridge has long enjoyed a variety of crafts, from knitting sweaters to creating felt applique calendars, soft ragdolls and reversible toddler bibs.
Solon City Council last week created a designated school traffic zone for the Solon City School District’s new preschool location on SOM Center Road.
The big question for Solon (7-2, 5-1) was whether the Comets’ run defense could put the brakes on Strongsville 190-pound senior running back Garrett Clark during a Greater Cleveland Conference home battle Friday night at Stewart Field.
Solon senior Ethan Wong had a sweet tooth for the end zone, but Greater Cleveland Conference foe Medina (5-3, 2-3) kept coming back in an aerial collision on Friday night at Stewart Field.
The defending district champion Solon volleyball team (15-9) wasted no time securing its fourth straight trip to the finals by disposing of Warren Howland (20-5) in three sets during semifinals play Tuesday night at the Lady Comets’ home floor.
The Kenston boys cross-country team won its program’s first Division I district championship going away during the 17-team meet on Saturday at Madison High School’s 5-kilometer course in Lake County.