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Honors Orientation – Tuesday, May 24th @ 7 PM

All prospective ninth-grade honors students and their parents are required to attend an Honors Orientation on Tuesday, May 24th at 7 PM. This meeting will take place in AV200 at PHS. The agenda for the orientation will consist of course expectations, supply lists, summer assignments, and other items. Click here for the Honors Orientation flyer. Questions regarding the program or orientation can be directed to Mrs. Elliott ( and Ms. Green (


We are the Majority Rally

rallyOn Thursday, April 28th, 23 members of Edison’s Jr. T.I. and SADD groups joined with PHS SADD to attend the “We Are the Majority” rally in Columbus. The rally was made up of over 1800 students from around the state whose goal was to show that teens who are making good choices and steering clear of alcohol and drugs are the majority, not the minority.  Students listened to speakers, were treated to a performance by the band “Truslow,” lunch from Donatos, and finished the day with a march of nearly a mile through downtown Columbus to the steps of the State House.  As this group of young leaders chanted and marched up the street, they were met with applause, horn honking, and picture taking from the adults who stopped along the street to see what was happening and provide encouragement. (more…)

April Lobby Art

April Lobby ArtCongratulations to our April Lobby Artists!  These students have their artwork framed and displayed in the Edison lobby area.

Front:  Hayley Miner, Anna Fedor, Olivia Ross, Kiley Wolf, Hannah Leapline, Hunter Metzger.  Back: Piper St. Clair, Hunter Brown, Isabella Evanko, Hayden Vinas, Gabe Smith, Drake Saunier.

April Students of Character

Teachers from each community select two to three students who have demonstrated outstanding character traits each month. Chosen students are recognized as role models in our school. Their picture and award are posted on a hall bulletin board, and they are given a window sign to be displayed at home that shows they (more…)

Edison’s Rube Goldberg Team Takes 3rd Place

IMG_0688Congratulations to Edison’s Rube Goldberg Team for taking 3rd place over the weekend in their Goodyear STEM Day competition at Akron University. Under the direction of coaches Mrs. Laskey and Mrs. Briercheck, the team worked tirelessly into the night to make this contraption tag “Goodyear” on a surface. The competition was fierce, but the team of 15 prevailed to bring home $1500 and 6- Kindle Fires in their winnings for Edison Middle School. Congratulations to the team of Connor Baxter,  Andrew Findley, Jewel Heaton, Robert Hohman, Andrew Hoskins, Josh Hylton, Brandon Lapikas, Adam Luster, Jacob Messman, Avery Rair, Kyle Sivits, Cody Springer, Chandler Tipple, James Watt, and Justin Zapotoczny. Well done!

Affinity Medical Center Physical Day – June 10th

Affinity Medical Center will once again offer a complete physical that meets the requirements for participating in athletic sports.  The physical is good for one calendar year.  If you would like to participate in a sport next year, we encourage you to take advantage of this offer.  The cost is $10.00.  Affinity will provide the doctors to come to Perry High School on June 10, 2016, starting at 2:20 pm.  (more…)

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.