Latest News for Edison Middle School

7th & 8th Grade Edison Winter Band Concert – February 27th

winterconcertThe following is a reminder of the upcoming 7th and 8th grade band after school rehearsals and  performances for the Winter Concert on Thursday, February 27.  All after school rehearsals are in the Edison band  room from 3:00pm – 4:00pm.  All rehearsals and performances are required as part of your band grade.

7th Grade Band After School Rehearsals:  Tuesday, February 18th and Tuesday, February 25th

 8th Grade Band After School Rehearsals:  Wednesday, February 19th and Wednesday, February 26th

The Winter Concert is scheduled to be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 27th in the Edison Middle School gymnasium.

Edison Artists to Have Work Displayed at Massillon Museum

photo (4)The Massillon Art Celebration showcasing artwork from students from various schools across the county will be on display at The Massillon Museum from January 25th through February 16th. The opening reception will be this Saturday, January 25th from 1-3 PM.  Congratulations to the following students who will have their artwork on display:
Back-L-R: Kyra Terrell, Emmie Lancaster , Kennedy Thomas , Emily Boda, Samantha Thorpe , Jacob Newhouser, Nathan Talafous , Madison Riedl
Front L-R: Ashley Wooton, Madelyn Bartalone, Emily Rodrigue , Rebecca Haas, Serena McCaulley, Kaitlyn McGeorge, Gina Gable

Donations Needed

i_donations_3bDid you know that sales from the Edison concession stand fund the Edison Parent Support Group and the Edison Parent Support Group helps fund many activities and items for our students? You can help by donating the following items for our concession stand.

2014 Northeast Central Ohio Scholastic Art Competition Winners

002Winners were recently announced in the 60th annual Scholastic Art Competition which is the largest and most prestigious art contest of the year. Students who earned the Silver Key Award will be honored at a ceremony at Kent State Stark. Their work will be on display through February 5th.

Congratulations to the following Edison Artists:

Silver Key Awards:  Ashley Wootton, Madison Berkshire, Serena McCaulley, Nathan Talafous-received two awards

Honorable Mention:  Bri Seavers, Emily Rodriguez, Jacob Newhouser.

Pictured L to R:  Emily Rodriguez, Serena McCaulley, Bri Seavers, Ashley Wootton, Madison Berkshire, Nathan Talafous, Jacob Newhouser

January Gallery Artists

photo 1 (2)Congratulations to the following students for being selected to have their artwork displayed in the Edison Gallery.

Front Row (Left to Right): Kayla Wilson, Matti Meek, Jonathan Squire, Rachelle Putnam, Riley Lesh
Back Row (Left to Right ): Madison Tipple, Alexis Burrier, Cassie Speros, Abbie Forsythe, Matt Zbinden
Not Pictured: Kyla Matheson and Everett Ewing

Edison Students Selected for OSU Honor Band

OSU Honors BandCongratulations to the following Edison band students who have been accepted to perform in The Ohio State University Honor Band Festival on Saturday, February 15.

Grade 7: Elizabeth Sailor  Grade 8: Nicole Manwaring and Collin Goff

The students were selected out of 778 individual nominations from across the state of Ohio. The Honor Band Festival features four bands that will rehearse and perform with the festival guest conductor as well as faculty from The Ohio State University.  Both eighth grade honor bands will perform a world premiere of a brand new composition by conductor/composer James Swearingen.

Congratulations students!  You make Perry very proud!

Power of the Pen Competes at Mount Union

imageCongratulations to the Power of the Pen team members who competed at Mt. Union College on Thursday, January 9. Our writers faced three forty-minute writing rounds, each based on different cold prompts. Their overall scores were extremely impressive with many students ranking first or second in their respective writing rooms.
Overall placers were, Abby Steagall taking 9th place in the seventh grade competition and Kasey Pukys earning 3rd place out of all eighth grade writers!
Also, a major highlight of the awards ceremony was our seventh graders (more…)

9th Grade Orientation (Current 8th Graders) – January 23rd


On Thursday, January 23rd   PHS will be hosting Orientation night for current 8th grade students and parents at 6:00 PM.   This meeting will provide information and answer your questions concerning 9th grade high school courses, options that will be available at Perry High school, and the registration process. The meeting will take place in the PHS cafeteria.

All 8th grade students who attend will receive registration booklets and schedule cards that evening.  Students who do not attend will receive registration materials in homeroom on Monday, January 27th.