Latest News for Edison Middle School

Edison Announces 3Q Grading Period Honor and Merit Rolls

honor_rollEdison Middle School is proud to announce students qualifying for the third-quarter honor roll and merit roll. 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 must have a 3.00 – 3.49 grade-point average. Congratulations to all students who earned this academic recognition.

Grade 7 Honor Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)
Grade 7 Merit Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)
Grade 8 Honor Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)
Grade 8 Merit Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)

Perry Aquatic Club Summer Opportunities

PAC BannerThe Perry Aquatic Club (P.A.C.) will hold tryouts and registration for 2017 summer swim teams. Questions regarding summer tryouts and registration can be directed to Kelly Blakeslee (  P.A.C. is also hosting several youth diving clinics. Questions related to the diving clinics can be directed to Phil Barr (

P.A.C. Summer 2017 Swim Team Information
P.A.C. Youth Diving Clinics Information

The Bus Stops Here Challenge

Beginning Monday, April 10 through April 27, Perry Local Schools will be joining the rest of the Stark County Schools and participate in a Food Drive called “Hunger: The Bus Stops Here”. The letter linked below will explain how you can participate in this very important community service program.

Hunger: The Bus Stops Here

Final Opportunity Day-8th Grade Cedar Point Information

Image result for cedar point8th-grade students are given the chance to visit Cedar Point for the 4th 9-weeks Opportunity Day (May 31st). Students must meet all requirements listed on the permission form and the cost of the trip is $75. Payments will be accepted from April 10th – April 28th and are non-refundable. Students cannot be guaranteed a spot on the trip after April 28th. See the attached permission form for details. (Note – eligibility requirements begin on April 3rd).

Cedar Point Information and Permission Slip

Flag Line Tryout Information

Are you interested in joining the award winning Perry High School Marching Band but don’t play an instrument?  Then consider trying out for our flag line!  The Perry Marching Band regularly performs around the state of Ohio, and this year will be performing in Disney World.  Stop by and talk to members of the color guard on Opportunity Day at Edison.  An informational meeting and practice for tryouts will begin on April 3rd in room 119 at PHS.  Practices will take place on April 3, 4, and 5.  Tryouts will be on April 12th.  No experience necessary!  If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Rak:


Hat Day Scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2017!

Image result for Hat DayAre you ready for Perry’s annual Hat Day? On Friday, March 24th, for only $1 you can wear your hat all day. This is a friendly competition district wide, to raise the most money. The school that raises the most money will be recognized and have a part in choosing where a third of the money goes. This event is sponsored by PHS Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Perry Athletic Hall of Fame.

Edison Yearbook Order Information

Edison will be accepting orders for yearbooks from March 13 – 24. Yearbooks are 88-pages, full color, and hardcover. The cost of the book is $30 cash or check made payable to Edison Middle School.  Order forms are attached or can be picked up in the Edison information center.  Please note that books are being sold on a pre-order basis this year.  There is no guarantee of extra copies available after the sale.  Books will be delivered to students in homeroom during the last week of May.

2016-2017 Edison Yearbook Order Form

Edison Student Council

7th grade student councilEdison Middle School recently elected 7th-grade representatives to student council.  For two weeks in January, interested students campaigned; posters were displayed, flyers were distributed, and speeches were written.  All students listened to the candidates’ speeches in their social studies classes.  Then, on election day, eight students were elected by their peers. Congratulations go out to the following students: Timara Berry, Kassidea Briggs, Jordyn Finnicum, Aliyah Hayes, Lauren Hollinger, Brooke Kirkbride, Maxwell Lord-Fry, and Owen Tanzilli.  These eight students join Edison’s 8th-grade representatives who were elected at the end of last school year.

February Lobby Artists

february adjustedCongratulations to the following students who have had their art displayed in the office lobby for the month of February:

Front: Athena Aslanes, Joel Adams, Anthony Jones, Kat Yerian, Abigayle Chase, Dominic Vinas. Back: Jeremiah Harper, Myranda Rzeszotarski, Annabella Studebaker, Maddy Fox, Brent Baechel, Alex Collins