Latest News for Edison Middle School

Stark Speaks UP for Kindness/One Book Art Billboard Contest Winners

billboard artistsCongratulations to the following students whose artwork was chosen as winners in the annual Stark Speaks UP for Kindness/One Book art contest!  Their artwork was chosen from 100 middle school submissions and will be displayed on the electronic billboard near Belden Village Westfield Mall.  They are Abby Gerber, Jewel Heaton, Lauren Lieser, Adam Luster, and Sydney Wish.  Adam Luster’s work was chosen as the Grand Prize winner and his design will be featured on an individual, roadside billboard for a month somewhere close to Edison.  They will all be honored at a reception at 2nd April Galerie on November 13.  Way to go, Edison Artists!

Perry D.A.R.E. Skate Party: Friday, October 23rd

DARE4Join your Perry friends and classmates for a D.A.R.E. sponsored skate party on Friday, October 23rd at the North Canton Skate Center from 10 AM – 2 PM.  The cost to participate  is $6 which includes skate/roller blade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra. Additional activities are laser tag, rock-wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. *Pricing for unlimited additional activities is $12 for a two hour pass, $15 for a three hour pass and $20 for a four hour pass. Click here to view an event flyer.

Perry Local Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week October 12 – 16

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day Perry Local Schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 12-16, 2015. The theme, “School Lunch Snapshot” is all about sharing the best images of today’s school lunches.

National School Lunch Week will emphasize the healthy foods that are offered daily at our schools.  School lunches have changed considerably and are healthier than ever, with more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and less fat and sodium. (more…)

Edison’s Walk-A-Thon-Friday October 16, 2015

Edison will be having a Walk-A-Thon during the school day on Friday, October 16th.  Students have received donation folders, pledge sheets and detailed information. Our goal is to raise $35,000 for our school. If every student in the school raises at least $50.00, we can meet our goal! The funds raised will be spent to benefit our students by helping support Opportunity Day, the Washington DC trip, student incentives, rewards, building improvements (more…)

Edison’s Lobby Artists

lobby art 9_15Congratulations to the following students on having their artwork framed and displayed in the Edison lobby. Keep up the great work!
Front: Kira Griffin, Kailee Wilson, Alexis Turkal, Jacee Myers.
Back:  Aliyah Main, Drake Saunier, Morgan Monter, Elliott Sumney

Girl Scouts Respectfully and Properly Retiring American Flags

Do you have an American Flag that needs properly retired?

Bring your tired, bring your torn… American Flags to Edison Middle School. Girl Scout Troop 61039 will take those flags in order to respectfully and properly retire them for you.  The Troop will be retiring as many flags as they can so they can earn their Silver Award.  The Silver Award is the second highest award in Girl Scouts. The troop has a box in the office at Edison Middle School.  If you have access to a large quantity, please contact Tricia Scott, leader at 330.479.8739 to arrange pickup. Thank you for supporting the girls in this endeavor

Parent Workshop on Social Media Abuse – October 22nd @ 6:30 PM

Addictive behaviors are rapidly increasing amongst  adolescents with social media use and misuse. Mental health professionals will address these  behaviors and provide strategies to aid parents.

As a community service Perry Local Schools and Northeast Behavioral Health are hosting a parent workshop on social media abuse. The workshop will be held on Thursday, October 22nd from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM in Edison’s LRC.  Click here for an event flyer.


The Next Big Idea is Yours!

whatifyoucouldEver have an idea that could change the world for good but didn’t know what to do with it? Now there is a place that wants to empower middle school and intermediate students to launch those absurd ideas to enhance the common good.

What If You Could is a take-action adventure, designed to give middle/intermediate school students the tools they need to make change in the world for good. We walk with middle school students through an entire ideation process, starting with their initial concept, progressing through idea development, team building, (more…)