Latest News for Edison Middle School

Students Donate to Daniel J. Patron Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Veterans’ Day

photoEdison Middle School is proud to announce an $1100 donation to the Daniel J. Patron Memorial Scholarship fund.  Students were able to purchase red, white, and blue chain links in Academic Assist (AA)  to commemorate Veterans’ Day. Congratulations to Mrs. Budd’s AA (pictured)  for raising the most money.

The scholarship was established in honor of the sacrifice of United States Marine Corps Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, a 2003 graduate of Perry High School. Danny gave his life in August of 2011 defending the freedom of others. He served with distinction, exemplifying courage and honor as an Explosive Ordinance Disposal specialist diffusing road-side bombs in Afghanistan.




Perry Levy Renewed!

ThanksThe Perry Local School District would like to thank the Perry Township Voters for their faith in the mission and vision of Perry Local Schools.  Tuesday, November 5th, voters turned out to renew the Perry Local Schools levy.  Superintendent Marty Bowe says ”  We want to assure you that we will continue to be as frugal as possible with your tax dollars, while still providing our Perry kids the first class education they deserve.  Your support of our schools is what makes it possible to prepare our next generation for success, and to move the entire Perry community forward. Thank you!”

Art Club Works to Beautify School and Community

art clubEdison Art Club students are painting a cafeteria mural as part of a school beautification project.  Students in Edison’s Art Club are also working on holiday greeting cards to offer cheer for local residents in nursing homes during the approaching holiday season.

D.A.R.E. Skate Party – Friday, November 15th

dare_pictD.A.R.E. will sponsor a skate party on Friday, November 15th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the North Canton Skate Center. The cost to participate is $5.75 which includes skate/roller blade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra.  *New activities are laser tag, rock-wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. *Pricing for additional activities is $5.75 per activity or $20.00 for an unlimited bracelet.

7th/8th Grade Band Prepare for Concert @ Palace Theatre on November 26th

8891428_origThe 7th and 8th grade band members have been working hard to get ready for their concert at the Palace Theater on November 26th. Band members and parents are reminded that there are two required after school rehearsals to prepare for the holiday concert. Information regarding required practices and the itinerary for the concert on Tuesday, November 26th can be found by visiting the links below. Questions can be directed to Karen Martin by calling Edison Middle School during  regular school hours (330-478-6167), or by email at

                                                    After School Rehearsal Information for Holiday Concert

Palace Theatre Concert Itinerary (Tuesday, November 26th)

Edison Physical Education Teacher Earns State Award

Mrs.Anna ZiccardiCongratulations to Anna Ziccardi for being awarded the 2013 Ohio Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (OAHPERD) Secondary Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award.  Anna will receive her award at the OAHPERD Convention Awards Reception on Thursday, December 5th.

Opportunities Earned at Opportunity Day

tcar_pictEdison Middle School held the first Opportunity Day for the 2013-14 school year on Friday, October 25th.  Students earned Opportunity day by having no OSS, no AEP, no missing assignments, no more than three late homework assignments, no overdue library books/fees, no more than three detentions.  Students who earned Opportunity Day participated in numerous fun activities. Activities included ping pong, cornhole, volleyball, electronics room, ice cream sandwich snacks, pictures with friends, and dunking Mr. Carr in the dunk tank. It was an afternoon of fun while celebrating the success of our students!