Edison Middle School News
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Help Edison Team Win National Competition

RubeGoldberg CompetionYou can help a team of Edison students win the People’s Choice Award as part of the 2014 International Online Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. The team, comprised of 13 seventh and eighth grade students, designed and built a simple machine that solved a task. This year’s task: Zip a Zipper. Starting the second week of March, the students worked every morning for 40 minutes (during homeroom) and also came in for a five and one half hour session over spring break.

Click here to visit the competition page and to view all entries. To vote for Edison’s entry “like” them on facebook.

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Bands in the Round, May 8th

birThe end of the school year is fast approaching, and that means everyone’s favorite night of the year is almost here!  Bands In The Round will be held on May 8th, at 7:00 PM in the PHS Main Gym.  Tickets are $6.00 per person and will be sold at the door.  If you are planning to use your Palace Tickets for admission, you must present those tickets at the door.  

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Perry Police Hosting Awareness Program

PerryTwnshpPoliceThe Perry Township Police Department will be hosting Hidden in Plain Sight on Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM in the Edison Middle School gymnasium. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. Hidden in Plain Sight is a parent/guardian awareness program for adults only presented by the Bath and Copley Police Departments. The program is designed to give parents/guardians information indicative to dangerous and risky behaviors. The program features an interactive exhibit designed to resemble a teenager’s bedroom. Other topics include substance abuse, violence, juvenile crime, eating disorders, technology, risky games/challenges, and much more. For more information please contact Officer Bill Watson (bwatson@perrypolice.com) at 330-478-5121 or 330-478-6167 ext 3150.  Click here to view a program flyer.

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Edison Artists Have Work Displayed

march artistsCongratulations to the following Edison artists. Their artwork is on display in our lobby area.  Way to go!

Front: Kennedy Bratton, Marlana Vazquez
Row 2: Kendra Albertson, Andrea Hufstetler, Nicole Sopp, Bobbie Ferencik, Morgan Fisher, Olivia Heestand.
Back: Nathanael Hoffman, Tyler Howiler, Mat Mohr, Jason Williams
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Power of the Pen State Qualifiers

pop14Congratulations to the following Power of the Pen team members who have qualified to the State tournament at the College of Wooster on May 23rd: (pictured from left to right) Kamryn Sparks (7th), Nicho Adams (8th), and Maggie Craig (8th).

 In order to earn this honor, these students had to rank in the top 20 percent of writers at the regional level–a very difficult task.  We wish them much luck and know they will make Perry proud!
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Edison Team Competes in National Competion

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Edison teachers Stephanie Laskey and Stacy Daugherty  recently entered a team into the Rube Goldberg National OnLine Competition, 2014. 

The team, comprised of thirteen seventh and eighth grade students, designed and built a simple machine that solved a task. This year’s task: Zip a Zipper. Starting the second week of March, the students worked every morning for 40 minutes (during homeroom) and also came in for a five and one half  hour session over spring break.

Below is a link to see the final project. Winners will be announced at the end of May. Please visit, and leave a comment, to see the excellent work from Edison’s Innovative Inventors. 

 
 
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Edison Student to Compete in State Geography Bee

edisongeographybeeEighth grader Jacob Brown will be competing in the State Geography Bee on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Columbus.  Good luck Jacob. You make Edison and Perry proud!