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Monday, February 25th- Color Day
Every Color has different shades, so wear the color assigned to your grades!
K-White, 1st-Red, 2nd-Orange, 3rd-Yellow, 4th-Green, 5th-Blue, 6th-Purple 
Tuesday-February 26th- Dress to Impress Day
Suit and tie or fancy dress, wear your best to impress the rest!
Wednesday, February 27th- Wacky Wednesday
Mismatch, inside out, or crazy hair, do one or more and have some flair!
Thursday, February 28th- Team up witha Good Book and Friend
It is so much fun, you'll want to scream, wear a shirt from your favorite team!
Friday, March 1st- Dress Like Your Favorite Book Character Day
We love reading and we love books, so choose a character and copy their looks!
Please note: Students choosing to participate in the daily activiy will not have to adhere to the District Dress Code for that day.
Students who choose NOT to particpate, MUST follow the District Dress Code Policy.   
Tux W-B Scranton Penguins Visit 5th Graders
Ms. Giovannini and her fifth grade class were treated to a Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins Party.  The students had the opportunity to read books and earn a free hockey ticket to a game. The class was delighted to learn that they read the most books in the third grade to fifth grade category. Tux brought pizza and a few of the players to the classroom to celebrate.  The players talked about their love of the game and how important reading and education is for a successful journey through life.  Each child was presented with a Penguin's backpack as well as an opportunity to have it signed by the players.   
Students with Paper Bag Book Reports Paper Bag Book Reports
Ms. Giovannini's fifth grade class at Solomon- Plains Elementary completed a fun reading assignment.  After reading a fiction book, each child designed a book report on a paper bag. Each bag contained five items that symbolized an element of the story.  The students enjoyed presenting their reports to the class.  
WBASD Kindergarten Registration
Please see the attachment for all Kindergarten Registration Requirements. Registration will be conducted at the school the child will attend. Call (570)826-7111 and the school's extension to schedule your appointment time.  Visit the Kindergarten Registration Page to pre-register. 
  • Boyd Dodson Elementary: May 7, 2019  (Ext. 3106)
  • Daniel J. Flood Elementary: May 8, 2019 (Ext. 4101)
  • Solomon-Plains Elementary: May 9 & 10, 2019 (Ext. 3301)
  • Heights-Murray Elementary: May 20 & 21, 2019 (Ext. 6117)
  • Dr. Kistler Elementary: May 22 & 23, 2019 (Ext. 7101)
Kindness Students for January January Kindness Students
Students from Solomon/Plains Elementary School were recently awarded certificates for displaying random “Acts of Kindness” during the month of January while at school.  Teachers nominated these students who demonstrated a kind act towards another student or faculty member. 
Students pictured are:
1st row: Xavier Caldwell, Sarah Robinholt and Bennett Tommaselli
2nd row: Ethan Hockenberry, Robert Hayes and Ethan Roberts
Federal Programs Logo February 2019 Title I Parent Resource Newsletter
Check out the February Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   
Evan Racing Evan Rygielski- INEX Racing Champion
Evan Rygielski, a 6th student at Solomon Elementary, and has been racing since he was 5 years old.   In 2018, Evan was crowned the INEX PA Bandalero State Champion.  He also won 8th place in national points.   Evan recently celebrated his accomplishments at the INEX banquet on January 12, 2019 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Evan was presented with the opportunity to race at the speedway. It was his first experience at a road course.  Congratulations to Evan on his wonderful accomplishments! 
Leo E. Solomon-Plains Memorial ES
41 Abbott Street
Plains, PA 18705
Main Office: 570-826-7222
Office Fax: 570-819-5075 
Read Across America Week
Mon Feb 25 2019
to Fri Mar 1 2019

Theater Performance: Once Upon a Mattress
Thu Feb 28 2019
to Sun Mar 3 2019

PSSA Testing
Mon Apr 15 2019
to Fri Apr 19 2019

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