Latest News for Edison Middle School

State Testing Dates

Please mark your calendars for the following testing dates. It is important that your child be in attendance for their scheduled test dates.
  • 7th Grade: Language Arts-April 5-6; Math-April 21-22
  • 8th Grade: Language Arts-April 7-8, Math-April 19-20, Science-April 26-27

Edison Parent Support Group Selling Perry Jewelry

perrybraceletEdison’s Parent Support Group (EPSG) is selling Perry bracelets and key chains. The bracelets are much like the Alex and Ani or Angelica bracelets that are so popular right now. If interested, fill out the attached flyer and send it to Edison with your payment. These items are great  for Mother’s Day, graduation, staff appreciation, and Perry Pride Fridays!  Click here for pricing, more  information, and an order form.  Questions can be directed to Lisa White at

Edison’s Annual Poetry Coffee House

20160414_144336The students and teachers at Edison Middle School take April’s National Poetry Month very seriously.  They take it so seriously, in fact, that they transformed a classroom into a Poetry Coffee House—complete with a student-created backdrop, lava lights, and treats.  The entire seventh grade attended the “Coffee House” to share original poems with one another.
In the tradition of the “Beatniks” of the 1950’s, students were encouraged to replace conventional applause with snapping and shouts of, “Cool, Daddy-O!” Also, following the “Beatnik” style of dress, everyone—including teachers and guests, were asked to dress in black.  This practice allows the audience to focus on the words of the poet presenting, rather than becoming distracted by an outward appearance.


Edison Art Show – Monday, May 9th @ 5 PM

The students of Edison Middle School have come together to create artwork for a spectacular art show celebration on Monday, May 9th at 5:00 PM. Every student has their own masterpiece framed and on display. You don’t want to miss this.  Parents will have the opportunity to purchase their student’s framed original art to proudly display in your home or office. In addition, a percentage of the sales goes directly to your student’s school. Click here for an event flyer and more information.

8th-Grade Cedar Point Trip: Thursday, May 26th

We are currently collecting money for the 8th grade Cedar Point trip on May 26th.  8th-grade students should have received a form in homeroom last week.  Extra forms are located in the Edison information center and copies should have been emailed to all 8th-grade students as well. You can also download a form at this link: CedarPointPermissionSlip2016.  Please read the eligibility requirements carefully as we do not provide refunds.  Money and permission slips are due by Friday, April 22nd.

March Lobby Artists

005Congratulations to the following students for having their artwork selected to be framed and displayed in the Edison lobby.
Front:  Sydney Wish, Meagan Monter, Kira Griffin, Lauren Lieser, Abby Gerber.  Back:  Abigayle Chase, Reagan White, Sierra Searfoss, Mackenzie Meadows, Alison Boykin, Tristan Monnard.  Not pictured: Logan Byrd.

PHS Honors & Cum Laude Informational Meeting – Tuesday, April 12th

Perry High School Principal Jason Conrad will be holding an informational meeting to discuss the new honors and cum laude system to be implemented beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Parents of any grade level student who will be attending PHS in the 2016-2017 school year are encouraged to attend for conversation and questions regarding this new program. The meeting will be held at Perry High School on Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 PM.