All students interested in playing sports during the 20-21 school year must have a new physical taken after May 1st. Stephens Chiropractic is offering physicals in their office for our students. Forms are available at https://www.usd393.net/o/usd-393-solomon/browse/26772
Summer Conditioning for all HS athletes starts on Monday. All students should bring their own water bottle and athletic shoes/cleats. Girls meet in HS parking lot, Boys meet at football field. Read complete details at https://www.usd393.net/o/usd-393-solomon/browse/25262
Check out the 19-20 Solomon ES/MS end of year video. https://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cYh3cKkLxr
Congratulations on a strong finish to your senior year Kaytlynn Hahn. She is a strong writer and has a quiet, but fierce intellect, which was exhibited in her thoughtful approach to problems studied in current events class. Kaytlynn will represent Solomon in the world at large with grace, kindness, and charming wit.
Last day of school... congrats to everyone for making it a great year. Not even a pandemic can keep the #GorillaPride down. Have a great summer!
Drop off of equipment and any books will take place today from 1pm-7pm on the EAST side of the school off Pine Street. Please wait in the car and pull up to the tent, we will come to you. Last day of school 2020! Congrats! #GorillaProud
@SolomonSchools USD 393 wants to congratulate @TabathaRosproy on being named the 2020 National Teacher of the Year. @ksdehq @CCSSO #NTOY20
Please join us to celebrate 8th Grade Recognition tonight at 7pm. There are two ways to join. 1. Link will be live at 7pm https://youtu.be/PkSxHlBUROY or 2. Solomon Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeR4FSvw8pqEGilzz2UjLHg
Congratulations to Spencer Coup & Elise Baier for earning Top Achievers (Highest Grade) for Mr. Douglas' 8th Grade Business Class.
Congratulations to Alexis Powell, Ashley LePage, and Lexxi Espada for being named "Dave Ramsey Gurus" in Mr. Douglas' Personal Finance Class.
Congratulations to Laura Schmelzer & Liz Henry for being named Yearbook Editors for Mr. Douglas' Yearbook Class.
Congratulations to Macey Maddy for being named "Computer Guru" for Mr. Douglas' Computer Applications Class.
Congratulations to Trenity Anderson for being name Top Web Page Designer for Mr. Douglas' Web Page Design Class.
Solomon USD 393 has an opening for a 7-12 Physical Education position. Coaching available, not required. Come be a part of a great team. #GorillaProud #PassTheWord https://solomonusd393.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=27
Hey Seniors! It was great seeing you as you checked-in your devices today, but didn't feel the same. Our staff made you this video as their way to say goodbye! See you all at Graduation in July! Follow this link to watch the video https://youtu.be/b7fbFGoakNM
Join us on Facebook Live tonight at 7pm as we discuss the "IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER" along with end of year items. You can access the document on our webpage at www.usd393.net #GorillaProud #FinishStrong
Want to join tonights BOE, we will be on Zoom at 7pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82366900771?pwd=dUpNY29yaGovb2FRYTI0OC83T3c1QT09
I want to remind you that TONIGHT at 6:30 pm Central Time the National Field Day Opening Ceremony will begin at https://openphysed.org/fielddayopening. See special guests Doug E Fresh, 4-time Olympian Chaunte’ Lowe, Kevin Atlas, and a team of NFL Mascots!
The OPEN National Field Day Torch has made its way to Kansas, check in out here. https://youtu.be/zzrs4uMbmp8
Congratulations to all of our Spirit Week winners. Contact Mr. Owen at email@example.com to claim your Sonic gift card! #GorillaSpiritWeek
WHAT'S FOR LUNCH? Check out the OPAA! lunch menu for May. #FeedingOurGorillas https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/684418/MAY_OPAA_LUNCH_CALENDAR.pdf
Congratulations to Senior Lexxi Espada for becoming the newest member of the Fort Hays State University cheer team. We are so proud of you! Go Tigers!
Mrs. Moon’s & Mrs. Allison’s 2nd grade classes had a guest speaker this morning. Katie Muninger, an animal manager at the Kansas City Zoo talked with students about her job and how they build habitats at the zoo. The students have been reading about different habitats and are in the process of creating their own habitat. Thank you Katie for answering our questions and spending time with us today.
We know that Parents AND Students are working so hard that we wanted you to know that we are with you. Our staff has put together a little video to hopefully boost your spirits! Stay Positive Gorillas! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJY3j__14F0&feature=youtu.be
Office Professionals Day. USD 393 is so grateful to have three amazing ladies taking care of everyone. Thanks to DeanAnn, Beth, and Kelsey for all your hard work. #GorillaProud #THANKS
We will be hosting a FACEBOOK LIVE event tomorrow at 7pm. If you have questions/concerns you would like us to address, please email before so I can be prepared to best answer your questions/concerns. Keep up the great work, see you tomorrow. #GorillaPride
The BOE along with the Class of 2020 have finalized plans for graduation and prom. We are excited to announce July 25th at 2pm will be graduation. We will also host the 2020 Jr/Sr Prom the evening of July 24th #Positive&Patient&Proud #GorillaWay.
Class of 2020, we miss you and want to hear from you! Please check your email concerning a meeting with all Seniors and your parents, Thursday, 7pm....can't wait to see everyone. #GorillaProud #PassTheWord
Reminder NO SCHOOL today or MONDAY as well NO lunches. See you on Tuesday. If you haven't had the chance to give your feedback..do so below! Great job so far Gorillas! https://www.usd393.net/article/229308
We want to hear from our parents/guardians. How are we doing so far in the Continuous Learning Plan? The link will take you to a short survey. Keep up the great work! We miss our students & families at Solomon. Be safe, Be healthy! https://forms.gle/xhzsu4SU67ep5pfE7
Good morning GORILLAS! Week 2 of the Cont.Learning Plan is in full force. Keep up the great work. Remember we are here to help. Lunches/Breakfast call 655-2541, need someone to visit with, https://forms.gle/57Vo5JifYAvmzRcu9 WE are here to support you, you can do this! #Pride
What's for lunch? Make sure to call in to 655-2541 to let us know if you are wanting lunch/breakfast. We will NOT serve next Friday--Good Friday, or Monday after EASTER they were scheduled days off and we will follow the calendar. Go to COVID folder or https://go.aws/3bECVvY
Parents...share pics of your child engaged in the continuous Learning at Solomon Schools. We want to see those Gorilla smiles. #GorillaPride
Solomon he(ART)s for Kindness! Please follow this link to get information about this, I would love for us to use the art that we are creating to send some kindness & joy to others, especially those that are alone right now! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1iWcO-bXBuZj-RFMUcw57KTLYNhACzpsQY_KrUjMv6VE/edit?usp=sharing
Our 2nd graders would like to say a big thank you to our Solomon kitchen ladies, IServe team, bus drivers, nurse Mary, classified staff, secretaries, and administrators for all you have done at school for us the past weeks. Also, all those in the community that continue to work each day. Thank you for all you do.😁
For the beginning of school Monday check out this link: https://www.usd393.net/o/usd-393-solomon/browse/114501 PROUD of the work our staff has done...students your turn! YOU will do GREAT! Finish the year off right. It begins MONDAY! #GorillaPride #Positive&Patient
If you were unable to attend the FACEBOOK Live event please check out the link below for the transcript as well as all the links needed for next week. Let us know if you have questions. https://www.usd393.net/o/usd-393-solomon/browse/114501
Facebook live at 7pm to discuss and show our Continuous Learning Plan that was approved by our BOE at 5:30pm tonight. We hope to answer your questions and provide information about the next 37 days of learning at USD 393. #GorillaProud #Positive&Patient
The staff is working extremely hard to be ready on Monday. We know you have many questions. We will preview the new journey and answer some of your questions TOMORROW night at 7:00 p.m. on our Facebook live channel. We can do this together, be patient-be positive #GorillaPride
Checkout the latest COVID-19 updates DAILY by 4pm at www.usd393.net You will find the box with all documents related at the link in the top left hand corner of the main page or at the District menu. #GorillaProud of our students, staff, and parents on coming together!
Just finished the BOE meeting, going live ASAP.
Tonight at 7pm we will be hosting a Facebook Live event. We will be sending out a transcript following the event for those who can't watch. Hang in there everyone, we will get through this together. Patient and Positive! #GorillaPride
We will be serving lunch the next two weeks. All children 18 and under will eat FREE, this is just like summer lunch. We will also provide adult lunches at $4.05. Please call between 8-10am daily on the number of meals needed and whether you will do curbside pick-up or delivery. More info on our website.
I will be doing a Facebook Live regarding the closure as well as how we will provide food service at 6pm tonight. I will try to answer questions, but some I may not be able to answer. Stay positive.
Senior government students traveled to the capitol building today. They took a historical tour. They were supposed to sit in on a session in the Senate, but there wasn't any room, so we hopped in on the dome tour before lunch. We wrapped up the day by visiting Senator Hardy and asking pre-prepared questions. A successful day!
Lady Gorillas end their season with a loss at Centre 44-58. Great game ladies!
End of the 3rd quarter with the Gorillas down 30-42 to Centre.
Lady Gorillas with a great 2nd quarter to climb within two. Trail at the half 19-21. Winner takes on Little River at Goessel regional.
Solomon Gorillas open postseason for girls basketball at Centre. At the end of a tough fought first quarter, Gorillas down 10-15 to the Cougars.
Boys Basketball drops to Elyria-Christian 41-27 to end their season. Gorillas finish 8-13 on the year.
End of the 3rd, Solomon down 19-33.
End of 1st quarter, Gorillas down 8-11 against Elyria-Christian.
There will be no livestream tonight due to it being a KSHSAA postseason event. Will keep you updated here!
Varsity Gorilla Boys take down the Bulldogs of Bennington 73-60. Regionals up next on Monday at Elyria!
Livestream is down, but game is live on Solomon Schools Facebook. Tune in!
Girls basketball drops both JV and Varsity games to Bennington. JV boys and C-boys win. Next up is Varsity boys!
Save the date for Forensics. Thursday, March 19, Solomon will host an invitational forensics tournament. Rounds are at 4, 5:30 and 7:30. We need approximately 30 adult judges per round. If interested email jtriplett@usd393 or you can sign up at http://solomon.tabroom.com. We will have a judges clinic on March 17.
ACT Review #2 in the books. The last review session before the ACT next week is Sunday from 6-7:30 in the library!
Solomon girls basketball drops to Herington in final home game. Boys win 66-35 . Final regular season game is Friday @ Bennington.
Reagan out in round 6. Three contestants left for round 7
Spelling Bee. Starting round 6. Reagan Perry in final 8
Spelling Bee. Reagan Perry in the final 13. Starting round four.
Just a reminder....NO SCHOOL today. Enjoy Presidents Day and the nice weather.
Boys JV defeats Little River. Varsity boys drop 45-68. See you Tuesday for Senior Night.
Girls JV basketball drops to Little River by two, 21-23. Varsity drops 29-51. Next game is Senior Night at home vs Herington on Tuesday!
Solomon High School Varsity Volleyball has received the KVA Team Academic Award again this year! Emma Seidl, Macey Maddy & Rachel Hagen received First Team Honors & Libby Ledet received Honorable Mention. Proud of our whole team, hard work matters on and off the court!
Varsity Boys with big bounce back win over Peabody-Burns. It took OT, but got the win 67-55. Next game is Friday at home versus Little River.
Gorilla varsity girls pick up big road victory over the Warriors of Peabody-Burns 40-39. Nice work girls!
Boys lose a heartbreaker to the Railers 42-43. Tomorrow's game vs Peabody-Burns will tip around 7:30 pm.
Varsity Girls drop to Herington 33-52. Play again tomorrow on the road against Peabody-Burns at Peabody. Game starts at 6:00 pm.
Congrats to our JH boys basketball team for winning the Wheat State League Tournament. Great job coaches and players!
Check out the last Eagle Communication Update. A few items related to the flu, PT Conferences, Strategic Plan, and teenage social media awareness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmo36At-EEY&feature=youtu.be
Scholars bowl ties for 3rd place at regionals!
Congratulations to all of our Science Olympiad participants today. We took home silver in Anatomy and Physiology and bronze in Dynamic Planet. Great job!
Gorillas get a big league victory on the road! Take down the Eagles of Canton-Galva 73-63. Great work boys!
Varsity boys lead Canton-Galva at the half 40-30.
Varsity girls drop to the Eagles 44-36. Great fight girls! Keep working hard!
Lady Gorillas down 18-20 to Canton-Galva at half. C-Boys lose by 4 and JV boys win!
We have a few openings for our strategic planning event scheduled for Feb. 17th. If you are interested in attending from 9am-3pm, please call Beth at 655-2541. Excited to create the next 5 year vision for USD 393.
JH Basketball at home tomorrow for our final home game and 8th grade recognition. Games are at 6:00 and 7:00 with recognition between games! Come out and support our kids at their last home game!
The Gorillas lose on the road to the Buffaloes of Republic County. Girls lose 24-64 and boys fall 43-62. Next varsity games are Tuesday at Canton.
JV Basketball @ Goessel as well as Junior High C-Team Tournament. JV starts at 9:00 am and JH C-Team starts at 2:00. Good Luck Gorillas!
HS Basketball travels to Belleville to take on Republic County tonight. JV tips at 4:30 followed by Varsity girls at 6:00 and C boys with Varsity boys at 7:30 pm.
JH Basketball travels to Goessel to take on the Bluebirds Thursday. B team starts play at 4:30 followed by A girls and C boys at 5:30 and A boys and C girls at 6:30
HS Basketball is at home tonight as the Gorillas take on the Valley Heights Mustangs. Varsity Girls tip at 6:00 pm followed by Boys. In MS Gym, C team boys play at 5:00 pm followed by JV boys and 2 quarters of JV girls.
JV Boys Basketball travel to Goessel to take on Herington at 5:30 pm tonight for the first game of the tournament. Game two and three will be Saturday Feb 1 at 9:00 am vs Goessel and 10:30 vs. Remington.
Sorry everyone. We had issues with the stream tonight. Girls fought hard but lost to Herington. Will play Peabody tomorrow. At the half boys trail Centre 24-19....yep a late late night in Lost Springs. Winner of boys will play for championship tomorrow.
Our second graders have been studying Kansas in the past and present. We compared the lives of the Native Americans, the first pioneers, and what our families live like today on the plains of Kansas. After learning our background information students were then put into teams to create a 3-D model of life for each group. Our models will be on display in the elementary library until January 31. Everyone is welcome to come and see our models.
Solomon hosts Washington County tonight in Bowling in Abilene at Tornado Alley. Free admission and it will begin at 3:00 pm. Come support your Gorillas!
JH Boys Basketball loses to the Eagles 47-15.
JH girls with a huge win against Canton-Galva 32-26. Congrats ladies!
Due to slick road conditions Solomon Schools will have a 2 hour delay. No breakfast will be served. See everyone at 10am. #BeSafe
Girls drop to Wakefield 22-46. Boys avenge early season loss to Rural Vista 40-25. Both teams play again Friday.
Solomon boys drop their Homecoming game against the Wakefield Bombers 48-38. Next game is Tuesday vs Rural Vista at the Centre Tournament.
Varsity Lady Gorillas lose a close one to Wakefield at home 32-24. Boys up next with crowning of royalty at half.
Big wins by JV boys and girls against the Bombers of Wakefield. Varsity up next!
Tonight's games vs Wakefield have been rescheduled for tomorrow, Saturday the 18th. JV girls start at 3, JV boys to follow. Varsity girls will tip at 4:00 and boys follow. Crowning will be at halftime of boys game. The dance will remain the same time as scheduled.
No school for USD 393 Solomon Schools. All activities are cancelled too. Please be safe as it is slick out there.
We are monitoring the weather. We will make a decision tomorrow morning. Hope to see good roads and Gorilla students tomorrow at school. Will make a final decision before 6am tomorrow.
Last week students in grades K-4 were introduced to Power Panther who will be teaching the students to "EAT SMART! and PLAY HARD!" Follow our posts for the next several weeks and learn with your child by preparing healthy snacks and meals and by being physically active together.
The Junior High C-Team tournament for this Saturday has been cancelled. Goessel School District is closed due to illness the next few days. A reschedule date will be announced soon.
Gorilla Family Fun Run TONIGHT * 5:00 * Solomon Track I know there is a lot going on with JHBB and a BOE meeting, but come on over for a quick walk/run. Snowman Soup afterwards!
Check out our Homecoming Royalty for Winter Court. Thanks to Eagle Communication for helping get the great word out. #GorillaProud https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HULlCLkAbiw&feature=youtu.be
Due to the quickly changing weather school will dismiss at 1pm. All afterschool activities are cancelled. #BeSafe
The rescheduled date will NOT work due to Wheat State League Scholars Bowl. We are talking with Herington on another date. We will keep you informed.
No HSBB tonight at Herington due to projected incoming weather. Better to be safe. Games are now rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 13 at 6pm in Herington.
After the first OT of C we are deciding with a FT competition. Ties 24-24...Winner Boedi Long with the make for the win! #GorillaWin
Double OT 28-25 final Centre. Proud of the lady Gorilla effort.
Double OT 22-22
22-22 GORILLAS HEADING TO OVERTIME
Start of fourth. Lady Gorillas up 4...20-16
JH A girls up 16-7 at the half against Centre. #KeepItUp
Proud of our Gorilla bowlers. First ever meet today in Salina. 14 student-athletes getting a chance to represent Solomon. We are proud of our team! Good luck with the season. #GorillaProud
Game times for tomorrow nights game at Herington have been moved up 30 minutes. In the HS gym, JV Boys will play at 4:30, Varsity Girls at 5:30 and Varsity Boys at 7:00. In elementary gym, C team boys will play at 5:30 followed by 1/2 of the JV girls. See you there!
Halftime of boys game has the Gorillas up 21-16.
Lady Gorillas down ten at the half 20-10.
At the end of the 1st quarter, Lady Gorillas trail the Chargers of Burrton 6-4.
Game time for Friday's away matchup at Burrton has been moved up 30 minutes. JV girls will play 1/2 game at 5:00 pm followed by JV boys 1/2 game at 5:30. Varsity Girls tip at 6 pm and Boys at 7:30 pm. See you there!
MS A-Boys win against Little River 32-19, B and C lose. Girls A fall 36-13 and Girls B fall 13-2.
The final home game of the 2019 year is tonight! Come out and support our boys and girls as they take on Elyria Christian. JV Boys tip at 5:45, Varsity Girls at 6:00 with Varsity Boys to follow and JV girls in MS gym!
UPDATE - JH Basketball vs. Little River tomorrow will NOT have C-Team girls basketball. C-team boys will now start at 3:30 pm.
Tomorrow's game at Burrton has been rescheduled for Friday, January 3rd. Times will be the same!
The open gym scheduled for HS Girls BB this evening has been cancelled due to the snow.
Gorillas lose a close one to Wabaunsee 60-58. Play again Monday night at Burrton.
JV Girls fall to Wabaunsee 29-14. Varsity Gorilla Boys up at the half 33-27.
JV Boys defeat Wabaunsee 67-31. Varsity Girls fall to the Chargers 69-13.
Our First Graders have been working very hard on our “Christmas Around the World” project, so we decided to have a little fun this morning! We studied the country Sweden yesterday & learned that St. Lucia Day falls on December 13th. Experiences are the best way to learn, so we decided to show them this tradition in our classroom. We had a blast! We have 2 more countries to travel to on our trip around the world. Stay tuned for the final outcome of our project! 🌎 🇺🇸🇩🇪🇲🇽🇿🇦🇸🇪🇦🇺🏴🇨🇦
JH girls win first game of the year 50-11 over Peabody-Burns. JH boys remain undefeated in league with the win 40-18.
High School JV girls drop a close one to Northern Heights 26-28. Varsity boys lose 39-66 to drop to 0-2 on the year. Both teams play tomorrow at Wabaunsee at 6:30.
Varsity girls drop to Northern Heights 17-55 to drop to 0-2 on the season. JV boys win 40-37.
Merry Christmas from the Title I/MTSS staff!! Have a great break!!
JV girls lose to Frankfort. Varsity boys also start season with a loss 65-53
Due to YouTube being blocked here, there will be no livestream. Halftime score has Solomon down 38-16 to Frankfort.
JV Boys lose a tough one to Frankfort 36-27.
The makeup date for the cancelled game on Friday will be Monday, December 16th at Burrton. Game times will be the same with JV starting at 5:30 and Varsity starting at 6:30.
Game times for Thursday's JH Basketball game vs. Peabody are as follows: 5:15 pm (1/2 B Boys), 6:00 pm (A Girls), 7:00 pm (A Boys). No B girls or C boys or girls games on this day.
Game time for the Wabaunsee Tournament have been released: Friday, December 13th vs. Wabaunsee. Varsity Girls and JV Boys to start at 6:30 pm, JV Girls and Varsity Boys to follow.
Game time for the Wabaunsee Tournament have been released: Thursday, December 12th vs. Northern Heights. Varsity Girls and JV Boys to start at 3:30, JV Girls and Varsity Boys to follow.
Game time for the Wabaunsee Tournament have been released: Tuesday, December 10th vs. Frankfort. Varsity Girls and JV Boys to start at 3:30, JV Girls and Varsity Boys to follow.
Tonight's HS Basketball game at Burrton has been CANCELLED. A possible make-up date will be determined at a latter date.
Solomon will travel to Goessel for Regional Baseball this year. Here are the other teams http://kshsaa.org/Public/Basketball/SSAssignments.cfm Season opens Friday. #GorillaHoops
Game times for Friday's HS games vs. Burrton are as follows: 5:30 pm (1/2 JV Girls), 6:00 (1/2 JV Boys), 6:30 (Varsity Girls), 7:45 (Varsity Boys)
Game times for tomorrow's JH games @ Elyria Christian are as follows: 3:00 ½ C girls 3:30 ½ C Boys 4:00 B Girls 5:00 B Boys 6:00 A Girls 7:00 A Boys
Looking for a new leader for Gorilla Country. Come & be a part of an amazing group of educators, students, and community. Come be a part of the #GorillaPride PK-8 Principal App https://solomonusd393.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=20
Good morning: Hope you are enjoying your beautiful fall weekend. Just a reminder we have a district site council on Sunday at 6pm in the HS library. Topics will include: 1. Parent Climate Survey 2. Parent-Teacher Conferences 3. Board Goal Review 4. Feb. 17th Strategic Planning Process 5. Your thoughts... I hope you can make it live and in-person...but if not we will be going live on Facebook.
PTO fundraiser items can be picked up today from 330-530 in the high school commons
Don't forget the Book Fair and MTSS Family Fun Night tonight!! Fun Night is 6:30 - 7:30. Hope to see you there!!
Just a reminder that tonight in the Library @ 6:30pm we will have a FAFSA completion and scholarship night. Seniors and parents please check your email for more information. Have a Gorilla Great Day and see you tonight!
Just a reminder that Family Fun Night will be this Thursday evening from 6:30 to 7:30. Come play some reading and math games as a family and check out the book fair.
Congratulations to Juniors, Alex Herbel, Spencer LaCost,Emma Seidl, and Aaliyah Smith for being recognized today and tomorrow at Wichita State University's Honors Banquet. #GorillaProud
We reopened the X-grain store for anyone that wants to purchase Gorilla Gear. Contact Mr. Seidl if you have questions. TEAM STORE CLOSE DATE: 11/15/2019 ALL ORDERS SHIPPED 3-4 WEEKS AFTER CLOSE DATE Here's the link: https://stores.inksoft.com/WS27156
If you are attending the Halloween parade please come through the district office..off 7th street....parade will be in the middle school gym. Not HS...sorry for the inconvenience.
Due to the extreme cold our elementary will not going downtown for the parade. However, if you wish to see the parade, join us in the HS gym at 8:45am. #GorillasStayingWarmAndScary
Good luck to the Gorilla Robotics team as the compete at the Kansas Best competition hosted by Wichita State. #GorillaProud
Good luck to the Salomon cross country team as they compete at regionals today. Run fast punch your ticket to state!
No school today. Enjoy your three day weekend. See you all back here on Monday!
The Second graders are learning about local government. Mayor McMillen came in today to share with the students what the city council and mayor do for Solomon. The students asked questions and shared some ideas on where they thought crosswalks could go to keep students and all residents safe when crossing streets. Thank you Mayor McMillen for talking with us and listening to our ideas.
Congrats to our JH Volleyball as they have won their first two matches at league including an upset of the #1 seed. On to semifinals!
Reminder no school tomorrow due to Parent-Teacher Conferences beginning at noon and lasting until 8pm. #passtheword
Great job to the SMS VB/FB Teams tonight at Herington. With a 34-12 W, SMS FB finished the year undefeated for the first time since 2004, with it’s first WSLeague Title since joining in 2010. Thank you to all the parents, volunteers, & supporters who helped make the season a great one for the players, school, & community.
Congratulations to the Kilgore, VanDeCreek and Shepard families for winning a pumpkin during the Gorilla Family Fun Run, Walk & Roll - Halloween Hustle last Monday.
JH Volleyball will start at 4:30 tomorrow in Herington for final regular season game. 30 minutes later than previously scheduled. Football will play at 6 pm. Hope you can make it!
Our first senior night is tonight honoring our three volleyball seniors. They will be honored before the third game tonight around 7:00. Games start at 5:00. Hope to see you there!
Don't forget about the Gorilla Family Fun Run, Walk & Roll - Monday, October 14 at 5:00 pm - Solomon Track. Register to win a Jack 'O Lantern. You can then attend the Parent Pride meeting at 5:45 pm for their Pumpkin Painting Party.
We had so much fun with our Little Gorilla Cheerleaders this morning, and we look forward to cheering with you at the game on Friday night. Please wear your Little Gorilla t-shirt and school/weather appropriate clothing. Be there by 6:45 pm to participate in welcoming the football team to the field. Preschool- 2 will cheer for the first quarter and 3-6 will cheer for the 2nd quarter and halftime during Little Gorilla Football. We will have your pom poms and bow at the game. Thank you to all who helped out today. I am so proud of how hard all of these kids worked!
Congrats to the JH football and volleyball teams last night coming up with BIG victories against Peabody! Last game in next Thursday at Herington.
Cross Country today at Lincoln has been postponed to Monday. All times will remain the same on Monday.
Check out our royalty in the lastest Eagle Communication USD 393 update. https://youtu.be/B-uciSMDd9k
REMINDER: Picture Day is 10/08/2019, mark your calendar! Ordering online is easy, visit inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/42384HF
We are in another delay. We are hoping to kick at 1:40. Will keep you updated.
We will be playing tomorow. Game is cancelled for tonight. Tomorrow we will kick at 1pm FREE admission come support the Gorillas
Our high school choir went to KWU yesterday for the KMEA Honor Choir music learning day. We are currently working on audition music and half of the choir will be auditioning on November 2nd! Solomon hasn't had anyone make district honor choir in at least 5 years and we're hoping this is our year! Wish them luck!
Junior High travels to White City to face Rural Vista. Good luck to the volleyball and football team. #GorillaProud
FFA land judging has be cancelled for today due to heavy rain up North. Please pass the word.
Cross Country is at SES today...not far to go out and support the team. See you there! #RUNfast
Good luck to the Lady Gorillas as they travel to Little River for WSL Volleyball. #GorillaPound&Dig
This “Fun Friday” in First Grade we finished up our apple unit! The day consisted of making homemade applesauce, writing recipes, apple tree painting & so much more. We ran out of time, so Monday the kids will have apple tasting (5-6 different apple flavors) for snack! We had a great time & the kids sure loved it! 🍎🌳
46-20 final as Gorillas win over Wakefield. See you tomorrow at the home volleyball tournament. #GorillaPride
Check out the first Eagle update from Solomon Schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xf0wJxcYGc&feature=youtu.be
This Friday September 13th there will be a tailgate inside the stadium. It will start at 5:00 pm, will be BBQ favorites, and is a fundraiser for the Scholars Bowl team! Tickets are $5 advance and $6 there. Let us cook for you before watching your Gorillas!
Please join us in the cafeteria Monday, September 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm after the Family Fun Run for our Solomon Parent Pride Minute to Win It Family Fun Night. Challenge your family members and friends to 60-second games set up around the room. Refreshments will be served and games will be fun for all ages. We hope to see you all there!
FBLA is putting in another order for Fall sports buttons. If you missed the deadline last week and are still wanting to order, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a name and amount of buttons desired. Money will have to be given to Ms. Bucholtz Monday, Sept. 9. The order will go out Monday evening. Thanks!
Solomon MS Football traveled to Wakefield for their first game of the season and won, 56-8. Thanks to all who came to support us and the Volleyball team!
Good luck to the Gorillas today as the JH travels to Wakefield for VB/FB and our cross country opens at Tescott. #GorillaPride
Final reminder that Fall sports button orders are due to Ms. Bucholtz by tomorrow (Thursday) at the end of school! They are $5 each! Middle and high school sports are both able to order! Don't miss this awesome chance to proudly wear your athlete(s)!
It's time to order Fall sports buttons! Please send your child's order form and money ($5 each) to Ms. Bucholtz. These orders are due Thursday! Orders will be placed on Friday. These are a great way to support your athletes and show Solomon pride, along with supporting FBLA!
A few additions & changes to our athletics schedules. HS Volleyball vs. Minneapolis - Sept 26th (ADD) JV Football @ Canton Galva - Oct. 14th (ADD) On our printed calendars, Sept 28th and Oct. 5th say JH volleyball, but it is for HS Junior Varsity, not Middle School!
FBLA is hosting a Dive In at the Solomon pool for all high schoolers on Monday, August 19 from 8-10pm! The entry fee is only $1, and all all proceeds will go to March of Dimes to help research for premature babies! Hope to see you there to catch up and enjoy the end of summer!
Reminder to all parents and fall sports athletes. Meetings tomorrow night with coaches and mandatory concussion and heat training. Starts at 6:30 pm in the gym. See you there!
Have a great weekend! If you want you can start online enrollment or just come up to the HS Commons on Tuesday July 30 from 8am-8pm for onsite enrollment. #GorillaPride2020Begins
We still have a few slots available for all day Pre-K 4 yr old program. If interested in attending please call the elementary office. Monthly fee is sliding starting at $150 per month. #GorillaPride
Tryouts for the Dance team will be Monday, July 22 from 1 pm - 5 pm. Participants will learn a 30 second routine and perform twice in groups of 3 in front of outside judges. For all those who make the team, camp will be July 29 - August 1st. Hope to see you there!
USD 393 is looking for a full time bus driver for 2019-2020 school yr. Position requires less than 20 hrs./week. Pay includes a full single health insurance & salary just over $11,000. #GorillaPride Please apply at https://solomonusd393.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
No open gym for MS/HS girls at 9am Monday. Sorry for the inconvenience.
All buses are in safe. All kids home safe. 4:50pm and I reflect on what a tremendous year it was. Thanks to staff, parents, & community but most importantly our students for making it memorable. Have a safe summer! #GorillaProud
We WILL have school tomorrow. We understand some may not be able to make it. We will still have finals for high school & other planned activities. Buses will run-perhaps a bit later. Please make arrangements with the office if you are unable to make it due to the flooding.
TICKET PUNCHED 4×400 team of Logan, Navante, Tyler, and Alex will compete on Friday at 1:15pm in the prelims. Great job!
Kayla Webb is your Regional champ in the high jump clearing 5-4. Will compete in Wichita for on Friday at 11:30am. Great job
Jobe makes punches it again with shot put 2nd place. Throws Saturday at 1:15pm. Great job!
Jobe F. punches his ticket to Wichita in Discus. Will throw Friday at 9:45am. Great job!
This Sunday will be the final site council meeting. Please plan to attend in person or via Facebook LIVE. The meeting will begin at 6pm in the HS Library. Following the meeting the Booster Club will meet at 7pm The agenda includes: 1. Back-to-School Night 2. Parent Teacher Conferences 3. Community Service Requirements 4. Strategic Planning for next Fall 5. Your ideas and questions Hope you are able to attend.
The entries are all set for the Wheat State League track meet tomorrow! View them here! https://ks.milesplit.com/meets/344522/entries#.XNTqNI5KjIU See you in Goessel at 3pm....Go Gorillas
Sports physicals can be attained at the school on Tuesday, May 14th. Students interested in going out for a KSHSAA activity must have one completed. Cost is $10 for grades 5th-11th. Call the school of you have questions.
Wheat State League Track will be on FRIDAY, not tomorrow. Due to flooding issues, Goessel will host on FRIDAY starting at 3pm. Pass the word and see you Friday night in Goessel. #GOrillias
Bus drivers are amazing at Solomon. They've dealt with blizzards this year and now flooding. A huge thank you for all they do in our school district and help him get kids to school safe every day of the school year.Please have patience as our drivers adjust routes due to water.
With all the rain today and looking like overnight, please be patient with our bus drivers. They do an amazing job in keeping our students safe and meeting them to school. If your road is impassible Wednesday morning please call your driver. #ProudofOurGorillaDrivers #BeSafe
Field Day is going to be moved to MONDAY because of the weather. 75 and sun for Monday. Our cookout will be moved to Monday as well. #GorillaPride #PassWord
Today's WSL JH meet at Herington is still on as planned. See you at noon. Good luck 🦍!
For those unable to travel due to the weather, we completely understand. Check out the concert on Youtube with the link below. Better to be safe than travel, 20 min til concert now & just sprinkles. #StaySafe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQHCor-MiIY
The concert will go on tonight at 6:30pm. We are monitoring the storms.If the situation changes, we will let you know. Please be safe in travelling to school, right now in Solomon there is no rain. However, storms are East & West of the town. #BeSafe
High School Track @ Tescott on Tuesday, April 30th has been cancelled.
No site council tonight. Sorry for the late notice but had something come up. We will meet in may with all site councils. #GorillaPride
Hope everyone has a great Easter break and enjoy the four day weekend. No school tomorrow or Monday, but can't wait to see you on Tuesday for an amazing finish to the year. #GorillaProud
Due to the incoming weather, the host school has POSTPONED the JH Trackmeet until Monday at Herington. They are also moving up the start time to 10AM....please notice date and time change. NEW DATE/TIME: April 15,10AM Got to love Spring weather and schedule changes! #PassTheWord
JH Track On Thurs. April 11th is at Herington. Start time is 11A.M. due to Hope being the host school. Please note the location is in Herington. Pass the word #GorillaPride
The latest USD 393 update. Have a great weekend! http://www.eaglecomtv.net/usd-393-update-greenhouse-bus-barn/
Come out and support the cast of "LEAVING IOWA" this FRIDAY, March 8th at 7pm. Admission is a free will donation. Come support the great talents we have on the stage. #GorillaProud
Solomon USD 393 will have NORMAL start time and bus routes for tomorrow, March 4th. Please be safe and stay warm, it will be cold regardless of the start time of school. Dress appropriately with hats, gloves, and winter jackets. #SafeGorilla
Reminder NO SCHOOL Monday, February 25th for Parent Teacher Conferences. PT Conferences run from Noon-8pm. #ParentPride #GorillaPride
Good luck to the HS boys as they take on St.John's Beloit tonight at 7:30pm here in Solomon. Winner will advance to the Regional Championship and to Sub-State next week. #GOrillas #PackTheJungle
BIG SHOUT OUT to our OPPA! staff. A perfect score from the State Food Inspector! Zero violations or suggestions. WOW, this is awesome. Our students and staff are very blessed! #GorillaPride
Good luck to our HS girls as they take on St.Johns-Beloit tonight at 7:30pm in Solomon. The winner will advance to the championship, but more importantly Sub-State next week. #GOrillas #KeepItRolling #PackTheJungle
USD 393 Solomon Schools will have a 1 hour delay tomorrow Feb. 20th. School will start at 9am. NO breakfast will be served. #PassTheWord
Good news, good news both Gorilla teams advance to semifinals. Girls play Thursday at 7:30pm as do boys on Friday in Solomon. Both play St.Johns Beloit #PackTheJungleWithGorillaPride
Tomorrow's boys game is in Courtland starting at 4pm. We will live stream if wifi allows us.
Boys game tomorrow at Pike Valley has been moved up to 4pm. This is the 1st round of Regional action. Please pass the word. #GorillaPride
Just got off the phone with Bennington. As of 11:45am we are still planning on playing the games tonight at Solomon. Varsity games begin at 6pm. Parents' Night and Rec Dance. #BeSafe
Reminder: Tomorrow night's games vs. Bennington will begin at 4:30 pm with JV in both gyms. See you then!
Solomon Schools will be CLOSED tomorrow, February 7th due to weather conditions. All activities and events will be rescheduled. #GorillaSafe #GorillaWarm #SeeYouFriday
WINTER COURT is tonight as we host the Centre Cougars. Good luck to both teams and to our royalty. Crowing will be at half-time of the boys game. Enjoy the evening, making memories to last a lifetime! #Gorilla Proud
Good luck to the Gorilla Scholars Bowl team as they travel to Lincoln for Regional action starting at 4pm. Chance to punch a ticket to State. #QuickOnTheBuzzer #GorillaProud
Good luck to the JH Boys as they open against Elyria Christian tonight in Wakefield for the JH WSL tourney. They play at 7:45pm in the old gym. #GorillaProud
Solomon USD 393 will be in session tomorrow. Please dress appropriately with cold weather expected. Coats, gloves, and stocking caps...keep warm.
Wheat State League action tonight as we host @CGJRSRHS tonight starting at 4:30pm with JV girls. Varsity Girls/JV Boys at 6:00pm and Varsity boys to follow. Good luck, come support YOUR GORILLAS! See you tonight!
Happy Kansas Day! Did you know Solomon had its first post office open in October of 1860? This was before Kansas became a state on January 29, 1861! Happy Birthday Kansas! #GorillaHistory #KansasProud
Good luck to the JH Gorillas as they travel to Wakefield for the last regular season game. Be Proud of your hard work, it is not just about wins but about learning the process takes effort and team work. #GorillaPride
Good luck to the HS basketball teams as we host Republic County starting at 4:30pm with JV and varsity at 6pm. #GorillaPride
NO SCHOOL TOMORROW--Wednesday Jan. 23rd. Roads are getting worse and conditions are not favorable for tomorrow. Please plan accordingly. #PassTheWord #BeSafe
Buses will run but if you wish to pickup sooner it is okay. Please call the office if you are coming to pick your child up.
We will be dismissing at 10:30am due to road conditions. If you wish to pick up your child please come pick up early. No practices or games today. #BeSafe
Many opportunities to watch the Gorillas today. HS teams wrap up the Centre Tournament today. As well the JH hosts Canton-Galva tonight. Good luck to all teams. #GorillaPride
Due to the incoming weather the Centre Tournament will be play Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week. Pass the word.
There has been some confusion as to the next couple of MS Basketball games. This Thursday, January 17, the games are HOME against Canton-Galva. Next week, Thursday, January 24, the games are HOME against Gossel and it is 8th grade recognition.
A special thank you to the seven men & women who serve on our local school board. They volunteer their time to come to meetings, read reports, research, & listen to presentations so they can make the decisions needed to keep our local schools strong. #ThanksBOE
The Family Fun Run scheduled for tonight from 5 - 6pm has been canceled. Please join us next month on Monday, February 11 for the next fun run!
BOE meeting at 7pm in HS library tonight. As well, 5:45pm is the Parent Pride meeting in cafeteria. 6pm Solomon Recreation meeting in elementary library.Many ways to get involved in our school community. #SolomonProud
C team tournament for TOMORROW at Herington has been cancelled. It will NOT be made up. Please pass the word
JH Basketball travels to Hope to face Rural Vista. Good luck to our Gorillas! #GOrillas!
HS Basketball travels to Goessel tonight. 4:30pm with JV then 6/7:30p with varsity. Good luck Gorillas, beat the Bluebirds! #GOrillas!
JH Basketball heads north to Bennington for basketball. 4pm start for "B" Girls followed by B boys, A girls, A boys. Good luck to all student-athletes. #GorillaPride
Good luck to the HS scholars bowl team as they travel to White City for Wheat State League action at 4pm. Be quick on the buzzer! Gorilla Brains at work--bring home the title. #GorillaProud
First HS basketball games at home tonight vs. Herington. Come out and support your Gorillas in 2019! Game time is 4:30pm JV followed by 6pm Varsity Girls then boys. See you tonight! #GorillaPride
Home JH games vs. @CentreK12 "B" games begin at 5pm in both gyms. 6pm "A" Girls followed by "A" boys. Good luck Gorillas! #GorillaPride
Students, welcome to school in 2019! We hope you enjoyed the time off, but we missed you! Glad you are a Gorilla in 2019, keep working hard. #GorillaPride
Christmas Concert tonight at 6:30 in the HS Gym! Please have students to their designated locations at 6:15. Come enjoy some holiday music with our wonderful students! Just a reminder, if your student was home sick today, or was sent home during the school day, they sadly will need to miss the concert. Thanks for your understanding!
Many activities happening today! 5:00pm Reindeer Dash-with family at Track- smoked ham will be drawn to a lucky family attending 5:45pm Parent Pride Meeting 7:00pm BOE meeting Hope you can come out and get involved! #GorillaPride
Final Day of the Wabaunsee Tournament vs. the Frankfort Wildcats. Gorillas take the court at 3:30/5pm. Good luck to both teams!
JH travels to Peabody for WSL basketball. Tip off is scheduled for 5pm. Good luck Gorillas!
Day 2 of the Wabaunsee Tournament features the nightcap vs. the host Chargers. Game time 6:30/8pm. Hope to see you in Alma tonight--stop and get some cheese! #GOrillas
New season, new tournament, new excitement. Solomon travels to the Wabaunsee Tournament this week. We open today at 3:30/5:00pm in Wabaunsee vs. Northern Hts. #GOrillas!
We tip-off another HS basketball season tonight at home vs. @burrtonschools at 4:30pm with JV. 6pm Varsity girls and boys to follow. Good luck to our #GorillaHoopsters
Home JH Basketball tonight vs. Elyria starting at 4pm with C girls. A girls will start at 6:30 approximately. Hope to see you there! #gorillapride
No school tomorrow due to snow, weather, and drifting on the country roads. Please be safe. No practices and the athletic banquet will be rescheduled. Take care
Ticket prices for Saturday's State Championship game in Newton are $8 for adults and $6 for K-12 students. More state information available below: http://www.kshsaa.org/Public/Football/State.cfm
Boys will leave for Newton at 10:30am. Come be a part of Gorilla History! Go Gorillas! See you Newton for a 3pm kick! (We are on the SOUTH side of the stadium)
COMMUNITY PEP RALLY AND SEND OFF! Come support the Gorillas on their quest to a n 8Man Football STATE CHAMPIONSHIP. Pep rally will be in the HS GYM on Saturday morning at 10am.
It is here... basketball season! Solomon JH opens up at home tonight vs. Wakefield. 1/2 B girls starts at 4 with 1/2 B boys to follow. A girls about 5 and A boys last. Good luck Gorillas!
Unfortunately, the presenters for the Parent Pride Meeting tonight have a conflict and need to reschedule the presentation. We will still get together for our soup supper. Please come from 5:45 - 6:45 tonight.
No MTSS fun night tonight. Practices and book fair are on until 5:30pm. "Grand" event is still on for tomorrow morning. Everyone please be safe in your travels.
Congrats to Kayla on the Wendy's Heisman award! #GorillaProud https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/results/?results_page=3y=2018&category=0&id=163545&search[category]=3
We apologize for not being able to broadcast the game we are having difficulties in Madison with the connection. If you'd like to follow along on the radio please select the link below. Go gorillas https://radio.securenetsystems.net/cwa/index.cfm?stationCallSign=KVOEFM
Due to rain, the 1st Grade Field Trip to the Pumpkin Patch, scheduled for today, Thursday, October 25, has been postponed. Students will remain at school and follow the normal classroom schedule. Information will be sent home about possible reschedule.
Tonight our Football team hosts Peabody. FBLA will be having a Chilli and Cinnamon roll tailgate. Starts at 5:30pm with Parent Night recognition at 6:45pm and kick at 7pm.
In case you missed it our girls are heading to Centralia on Saturday. Will face Waverly in the semifinals at approximately 6pm. Sign up tomorrow in the office as we are taking a spirit bus! Proud of our ladies...#GorillaProud
Good luck to our girls as we host Regional Volleyball today at Solomon. #GorillaPride
Good luck to the Lady Gorillas as they travel to Canton to compete in the Wheat State League tournament today. #GorillaPride
Due to rain and flooding in the area, some roads may be impassable. Buses will travel where they can but will not go through water. If the bus can't make it to your house, we respect your decision to either keep your student at home or bring them to school. Stay safe.
Due to possible weather moving in we will be moving the start of tonight's football game to 6pm vs Herington. Homecoming ceremony will take place at half-time. PASS THE WORD! #GorillaPride
JH VB/FB tonight at 4:30pm/6pm vs. Peabody. Good luck to our teams. Also following the JH FB game will be the Homecoming Bonfire, hope to see everyone there. #GorillaPride
Solomon Booster Club is linked to AMAZON! Use the link below when purchasing on Amazon. It is the same as Amazon, but links through a different site to give back to our SBC and our kids! Help support the #GorillaPride https://smile.amazon.com/ch/37-1695336
Unfortunately the game tonight can not be live streamed due to technical difficulties with our software. We will post on YouTube later. So far Solomon 6-0 over Bennington #GOrillas!
So much happening @solomonschools today. Plenty of options to support the Gorillas. HSVB at home vs Chapman/Herington. CC is at Council Grove and JHVB/FB is @ Goessel.
Our community continually advocates for our students to have a great learning experience. Voting is one of the most important actions to ensure this is a reality across our state. Register to vote at www.ksvotes.org before the October 16th deadline. #VoteNov6
Hope to see everyone at Solomon tonight as our HS Volleyball team plays Little River and Herrington at 6pm for varsity #GOrillas
Good luck to the Gorillas as they travel to @GoesselUSD411 for a 7pm kick! Reminder you can catch the game live tonight online at www.usd393.net. #GorillaPride
Good luck to the high school football team as they travel to Goessel tonight for their first district game at 7 PM. Go Gorillas!
This weeks HSFB game @GoesselUSD411 will only be streamed LIVE. Goessel is requesting all video be pulled down after 24 hrs. Please inform family and military personnel living outside of the state. #GOrillas
Find out what's going on in the Elementary and Middle School via the Prek-8 link on the website. Each week, highlights and reminders will be added.
Good luck to the Solomon Gorillas Volleyball team as they travel to Wakefield. Have fun and play hard. Keep your eye on the ball. Also good luck to the Cross Country team as they travel to Southeast of Saline. Don't forget to be efficient in the competition. Run fast and don’t look back!