Thursday, April 25, 2013
Sunniva Collins, PhD, will remain with the Solon company while she is a visiting associate professor in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering.
Sunniva Collins, who has worked for Swagelok Company in Solon for 17 years, is Case Western Reserve University's newest visiting associate professor. Collins will teach in the department of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the department of materials science and engineering, according to Market Watch. She was previously a senior research fellow with Swagelok and will continue to work with the company as a consultant. "Dr. Collins' transition to CWRU is a significant win for the university and for students studying mechanical engineering and materials science," said Greg Shaw, PhD, director of technology development at Swagelok in the Market Watch post. "The longstanding relationship between our two institutions is poised to grow …
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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Solon High School’s ninth grade chess team captured fifth place honors at the U.S. Chess Federation’s SuperNationals V chess tournament earlier this month.
Solon High School’s ninth grade chess team captured fifth place honors at the U.S. Chess Federation’s SuperNationals V chess tournament earlier this month. "While testing their skills against some of the top chess players in the nation, this SHS team of ninth graders represented Solon High School, the school district and the state of Ohio well by finishing fifth in the nation in the K-9 championship section," said Solon chess coach Tony Dunlap. Team members Joel Jaffe, Daniel Guo, Lawrence Liu, John Xiang, Alan Stepanski and Antony Styrt made up one of the 1,565 teams from 49 states and Puerto Rico competing in the 2013 SuperNationals V tournament. This year’s competition broke the record for largest-rated chess competition in history with…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Find out where Solon High School ranked in the annual list of best high schools prepared by U.S. News and World Report.
Solon High School is the 13th best high school in Ohio and the 364rd best in the country, according to the annual rankings prepared by U.S. News & World Report. There are 242 public schools in Ohio. Last year, the high school ranked 11th in the state and 283rd overall. Solon received the gold medal and was praised for the high participation rate in Advanced Placement courses. Students are also 99 percent proficient in reading and 98 percent proficient in math, according to the magazine. These figures are the same as in 2012. Read the full report on Solon High School at U.S. News and World Report. ————————————————————— Follow Solon Patch on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Solon’'s two national champion Science Olympiad teams were honored Monday by President Barack Obama at the third annual White House Science Fair
Solon’s two national champion Science Olympiad teams were honored Monday by President Barack Obama at the third annual White House Science Fair. The event highlighted the achievements of student winners from major national science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions. At least one of Solon’s Science Olympiad teams has been invited to each of the White House Science Fairs. Traveling to Washington for today’s event are Solon High School senior Stephanie Zhu and freshman Achuth Nair. Stephanie is representing the SHS team and Achuth is representing the SMS team. The students are accompanied by Science Olympiad advisers and Solon science teachers Donna Ross and Drew Kirian. Solon’s Science Olympiad teams made history in spring…
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The Solon High School Drama Club presents its performance of the classic "Thoroughly Modern Millie," which opens Thursday.
The Solon High School Drama Club presents its performance of the classic "Thoroughly Modern Millie," which opens Thursday. Play Dates: April 18-21 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at 2:00 p.m. All seating is RESERVED except for the April 18 show, which is general admission. When: 7:30 p.m. on April 18, 19 and 20. 2 p.m. on April 21. Where: Solon High School auditorium How much: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. Solon senior citizens can get one free ticket with an ID. How to Buy Tickets: Call the box office at 440-349-6249 and leave a message. Ticket sales by cash or check only No Refunds or Exchanges on Tickets. About the Show: "Thoroughly Modern Millie" is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan and a …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Aditya Nair was named a Presidential Scholar Semi-Finalist.
A Solon High School student has been selected as a Presidential Scholar Semi-Finalist, and is one step away from potentially becoming one of this year's 141 honored scholars. Aditya Nair was named a semi-finalist. Four students from Solon High, and another Solon resident who attends University School were candidates but did not advance to the semi-final round. They are Rohan K. Achar, Stephen H. Tang, Thomas Y. Yi and Carlson Zou. The scholar candidates students were picked from a pool of thousands of students across the U.S. named as candidates in the annual Presidential Scholars Program, one of the nation's highest honors for graduating seniors. Application to the program is by invite only, and based on ACT and SAT scores. In the end, no…
Friday, April 12, 2013
Dylan Bederman of Solon will be honored during halftime Friday when the Cleveland Cavaliers face the New York Knicks.
Dylan Bederman, a Solon High School senior, is one of 10 graduating seniors in Northeast Ohio who will receive a scholarship from the Cleveland Cavaliers and FirstMerit Bank. Bederman will receive a $2,000 check during a halftime ceremony Friday night when the Cavs play the New York Knicks. Bederman was selected from a pool of 600 applicants. He is the president of Key Club, a member of the National Honor Society, Principal’s Advisory Board and Leadership Council. He is also a member on the Solon High School track and cross country teams. Outside of the classroom, Bederman established a charity basketball weekend to raise funds for the Susan G. Komen foundation and a Key Club fundraising effort which resulted in a $3,000 donation to the …
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Take a look at the most recent revenue numbers for school districts across the state. If you're viewing this on your mobile device, switch to desktop version.
The information in the searchable database above can be found on the Ohio Department of Education’s website. The revenue amounts listed are for the 2010-2011 school year, the most recent numbers available. These numbers have likely changed since then — and could change again in the next state budget—so this is just for comparison. To see your local school district’s revenue for 2010-2011, type in all or part of the district name above. (If there are multiple districts with the same name, check the Ohio Department of Education’s district number.) You can also search by local, state, federal or total revenue for 2010-2011 by selecting the appropriate label in the dropdown menu. All public schools, including charters, can be found in the …