ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED
Out of an abundance of caution and a moral and ethical responsibility to our students, staff and community we will close all schools based on PA Department of Health recommendations regarding social distancing and large group gatherings. 
All schools will be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and will remain closed until further notice. 
We will be in contact with you to provide updates as needed. 
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Wolfpack Day Wolfpack Mascot Visits Solomon to Celebrate Wolfpack Day
The Wolfpack mascot visited Solomon-Plains Elementary School with some members of the Wolfpack basketball team to celebrate Wolfpack Day.  The Wolfpack mascot and basketball teammates spent some time visiting classrooms and showing off their district title basketball medals.  Wolfpack basketball players pictured are Cole Walker, Jose Cantoran, Matt Egidio, and Junior High Athletic Director Corey Hanson.  
Acts of Kindness Students February Acts of Kindness Students-February
Students from Solomon/Plains Elementary School were recently awarded certificates for displaying random “Acts of Kindness” during the month of February while at school.  Teachers nominated these students who demonstrated a kind act towards another student or faculty member. 
Students pictured are:
1st row: Mercedes Galarza, Haley Hughes, Declan Materio, Dominic Nichols, Ruger Mosely, Jayda Hubbard and Abel Baut
2nd row: Damian Byron, Joshua Donovan, Mason Grimes, Reese Hallinan, Landon Havard, Zoey Harvey, Damien Iacobelli, Ameere Ransome, Evalynn Hallas and Sumayyah Mitchell
Absent from photo: Trayvon Gonzalez, Miles Novakovich and Ariella Villalobos 
PSSA Testing PSSA Testing Window
English Language Arts       April 21-23                3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Grades 
Mathematics                       April 28- April 29        3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th Grades 
Science                                 April 30- May 1         4th Grade Only 
Read Across America Read Across America School Spirit Activities
Monday, March 2 "Wolfpack Day!" 
  • Wear your favorite Wolfpack gear or Carolina Blue and black
  • School wide sock collection in conjunction with "Fox in Socks" 

Tuesday, March 3  "Dress to Impress Day"

  • "Celebrity" Guest Reader from the community
  • Dr. Seuss costume characters 
  • School wide reading of various Dr. Seuss books and activities

Wednesday, March 4th "Wacky Wednesday"

  • Mismatch, inside out, or crazy hair day
  • Various educational classroom activities stressing the importance of reading

Thursday, March 5 "Team Up With a Good Book and Friend"

  • Intermediate students will partner with primary students and read together
  • Wear your favorite team shirt

Friday, March 6 "Dress Like Your Favorite Book Character Day"

  • Stop, Drop, and Read throughout the day. 
  • Students bring a book to school and carry it throughout the day. 

Students choosing NOT to particpate in the daily activity, MUST follow District Dress Code Policy.  

 

Be the I in Kind Be the I in Kind
Ms. Szafran Kindergarten students for Solomon-Plains Elementary have been focusing on creating a culture of inclusion by encourage everyone to be the “I” in Kind. The Solomon students have been doing several activities to promote kindness throughout the school everyday. They are encouraged to play with someone new everyday, say hi or hello to a new person, offer help to someone in need or justify simple as being a good friend! Kindergarten shared their Kindness plan with everyone in the school and invited them to take a picture at the be the “I” in Kind Bulletin Board.
Literacy Night Literacy Night February 25th
Solomon-Plains Parent and Family Engagment Literacy Night
ELA and Math Workshops
Grades 3-6 Only
Who? Parents and students please join us for hands-on lessons and information on how to help your child in ELA and Mathematics.
When? Tuesday, February 25, 2020  5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Where?  Solomon-Plains Elementary Cafeteria with break out sessions in the classrooms
 
5:30 to 6:00 PM    Pizza and Beverages
6:00- 7:30 PM        ELA and Math Workshops
**Giveaways in cafeteria after the conclusion of workshops 
Giveaways: Kindle Fire, Movie Passes, Calculators, Gift Cards 
Contact
Leo E. Solomon-Plains Memorial ES
41 Abbott Street
Plains, PA 18705
Main Office: 570-826-7222
Office Fax: 570-819-5075 
 
Calendar
Apr
9
Apr
9
School Closed- Easter Vacation
Thu Apr 9 2020
to Mon Apr 13 2020

Apr
13
Potential Snow Make Up Day
Mon Apr 13 2020
Apr
20
PSSA Testing Window
Mon Apr 20 2020
to Fri Apr 24 2020

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