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Fire Safety 1st Graders Learn About Fire Safety
In observation of Fire Prevention Week, members of the Plains Twp. Fire Dept. recently visited the First Grade classes at Solomon Elementary School to review fire safety.  They discussed the importance of 911, knowing two ways out, "in smoke, crawl low", and practiced Stop, Drop and Roll.  The firefighters also dressed in full gear to teach children to not be afraid if there ever is a fire.

1st Graders:  Giuliana Brown, Dylan Chismar, Braedon Hollingshead, Jordan Yuhas, Rya Van Luvender, Nima Assefa.
Back Row: Firefighters Mike Van Luvender, Paul Sabol, Captain Charlie Krommes
WBASD Attendance Policy
As of September 20, 2018, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District has approved an updated Attendance Policy for all students. The Policy is available on the Student Resources page or by clicking here 
WBASD October 2018 Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the October Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.  
September Acts of Kindness Students September Acts of Kindness Students
Students from Solomon/Plains Elementary School were recently awarded certificates for displaying random “Acts of Kindness” during the month of September while at school.  Teachers nominated students who demonstrated a kind act towards another student or faculty member. 
Students pictured are:
1st row: Emilia Baez, Jacob Janiszewski, Natalie O’Meara, Piper Farrell, Emmy Torbik, Evelyn Napoliello, Will McKeown, Harper Cook.
2nd row: Sienne Vieney, Elizabeth Piccola, Vienna Koulik, Wyatt Fox, Anna Brooks, Jack Nealon, Ella Lewis. 
3rd row: Marc Anthony McNulty, Ethan Roberts, Tiffani Teeter.
Absent from photo: Kaitlyn Vital and Savannah Burney.  
Brighter Journeys Brighter Journeys
Solomon-Plains Memorial Education’s Administration and Faculty donated a gift basket and a monetary contribution to the nonprofit organization Brighter Journeys. They presented Co-Founder Lisa Urbanski with the gift to help local children and their families by awarding grants to children with special needs.
Spaghetti Dinner Spaghetti Dinner
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: Plains Pavilion- Clarks Lane, Plains
Admission: $8.00 Adults and $5.00 Children
Entertainment:  DJ Mikey Mike, hayrides, pumpkins, basket raffles, and hot chocolate
Tickets sold in advance. Parents may purchase tickets at the school by sending in a sealed envelope witht eh number of tickets to be purchased.  Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the event. 
Ticket price includes: Spaghetti, meatballs, bread, butter, salad, dessert,a nd refreshment
*Children must be accompanied by an adult.   
CPR 5th Graders Perform CPR
The 5th grade ELA classes met with Rosalie Cullagh from the American Heart Association. The students were instructed on how to properly perform the steps of CPR.  This presentation went along with a realistic fiction story they read, titled Red Kayak.  Each student received the proper equipment, and were able to perform CPR on a mannequin.   
Leo E. Solomon-Plains Memorial ES
41 Abbott Street
Plains, PA 18705
Main Office: 570-826-7222
Office Fax: 570-819-5075 
Upcoming Events
Race for Education
Tue Oct 23 2018
Spaghetti Dinner
Thu Oct 25 2018
Public Hearing Notice
Mon Oct 29 2018
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