May 26, 2017

2016-17: Week 39

A Solon Salute to the Boys' Ultimate Team who won the spirit award in their division at the Pioneer Valley Invitational last week. 

A Solon Salute to Owen Carswell-Damiano, Sabrina Hicks, Jack LaPera, Brooke MacDonald-Powden, Bobby Powell, and Sophia Robins for their recent contributions at the Voices and Choices Conference in Burlington. Students enjoyed speakers, workshops, socializing, and a flash mob all about self-advocacy.

A Solon Salute to our 2017 Valedictory Group: Richard Holt, Adam Isaacs-Falbel, Andrew Holt, Jacob Bee Ho Brown, Charlotte Brace, Jeremy Hoyne-Grosvenor, Mary Wilcox, and Leah Sagan-Dworsky (pictured below, as she is currently studying abroad in Italy). Congratulations to all our 2017 valedictory group students! 
Photo by Mr. Tillotson
Senior: Leah Sagan-Dworsky
A Solon Salute to the members of FLVT, Ericson Scott, Machlan Pettersen, and Chase Ruel for providing the great music during the art show!

A Solon Salute to Barb Austin-Hutchins and all of the art students who pulled off another fantastic art show. Thank you to all of the family and friends who came out to support our young artists. A Solon Salute also to the Clean Team for their extra work in the set up and take down. Congratulations to all of the artists on their beautiful show! 

Photo by Adam Blair
Photo by Adam Blair

A Solon Salute to the freshman baseball players. They and their families created a bag of goodies for each senior player, making senior night a more special evening. (From Cathy Grupp)

A Solon Salute to Kim Kidney for being a go-to person for information, done with kindness and patience. Thank you Kim! (From Cathy Grupp)

A Solon Salute to the Class of 2017 for their thoughtful gift to the MHS community. Thank you for the beautiful picnic table. And thank you to the Clean Team who handled the pick and delivery of the table.

The MHS Bocce Team, The Solon Lawn Rollers, completed their spring season at the Vermont School Unified Bocce Tournament in St. Albans this past Thursday. It was a super fun statewide event with over 350 school Unified Bocce competitors. Congrats to Sophia Robins, Sabrina Hicks, Curtis Hayden, Bob Powell, Jack LaPera, Chandra Becker, Niina Abu Aziz, James Coy, Owen Carswell-Damiano, Kat Pringles. And to wrap up the season, the following MHS Unified student athletes presented highlights of their season on Friday to a group of Union Mutual employees who volunteer their time at Special Olympics events- Bob Powell, Zak Grupp, Sophia Robins, Sabrina Hicks and MHS alum Shaniah Bartlett (Class of 2014).  Special thanks also to Sarah Olson for her support.