Latest News for Edison Middle School

Edison Students Transform Classroom to Coffee House

IMG_5679The 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.  (more…)

Edison Band Collects Multiple Awards

omeaOn Saturday, April 18th members of the 7th and 8th grade band participated in The Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Competition.  Edison was represented in 62 events, collecting 52 “superior” ratings and 10 “excellent” ratings.   (more…)

Upcoming 7th and 8th Grade Edison Band Events

Honor BandThe following post is a reminder of the upcoming 7th and 8th grade band after school rehearsals and  performances for Bands In The Round and Large Group Contest in May. BOTH Bands In The Round and Large Group Contest are REQUIRED of all 7th and 8th grade band members, are part of your grade and have been on the calendar since the beginning of the year!  Tickets for Bands In The Round are $6 per person and can be purchased at the door.  (more…)

March Character Award Winners

spotlightsundayCongratulations to the following students who earned a Character Award for the month of March at Edison Middle School! Click here to view the certificates for each student and the reason(s) they were selected.

Molly McDonald, Brandon Newhouser, Gigi Mariani, Ally Purdy, Chase Miller, Abby King, Chandler Mullen, Makalyn Anderson, Jason Lacourt, Taylor Anthony, Sam Ruschak, Lauren Alexander, Everett Ewing, Sarah Ritchey, and Jacob Nordick

3rd Grading Period Honor & Merit Roll

honor_rollEdison students qualifying for the third-quarter honor roll and merit roll have been announced. To be listed on the honor roll a student must have a 3.5 – 4.00 grade-point average. To be listed on the merit roll a student mush have a 3.00 – 3.49 grade-point average. Congratulations to all students who earned this academic recognition.  (more…)