Latest News for Edison Middle School

Middle School Cheerleading Tryout Information

cheerleadingA schedule of meetings and events for any current 6th and 7th grade student interested in trying out for cheerleading is listed below.  Questions regarding tryouts can be directed to Katrina Kegley (katrina.kegley@perrylocal.org).

Monday, April 21st 6 – 7 pm Edison cafeteria (mandatory parent meeting)
Monday, April 28th  5:30 – 7:30 pm  Edison Gym (Clinic 1)
Tuesday, April 29th 5:30 – 7:30 pm Edison Gym (Clinic 2)
Wednesday, April 30th 5:30 – 7:30 pm Edison Gym (Clinic 3)
Thursday, May 1st  5:30 – 7:30 pm Edison Gym (clinic 4)
Cheerleading Tryouts – Saturday, May 3rd  8 am – 4 pm in Edison gym and Cafeteria 

Edison’s Art Club Mural and Autism Awareness Project

photo 3Students in Edison’s Art Club having been working on a mural in the cafeteria of the school to improve the space.  Last fall they began brainstorming and created a design that would eventually come to life on the walls.  The mural depicts silhouettes of various students with bold splashes of color in the background.  Lastly, a quote by Albert Einstein completes the piece, “When we all think alike no one thinks very much.” Students also worked on a small mosaic for Autism Awareness month in April that will be showcased in the entryway of the school. We are proud of their work and dedication!

Edison Blood Drive – Monday, March 17th (3 – 7 PM)

lifeshareEdison Middle School is sponsoring a blood drive. If you would kindly help by donating not only will you help save lives, but our school will also receive a fundraising grant.  The Blood Drive will be open at Edison from 3:00-7:00pm on March 17th. Please be sure to bring a photo ID. Thank you for your help!

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Jr. High State Tournament Results

wrestlingOn March 8-9, the Edison Jr High wrestling team sent 7 members to the Jr High State Tournament at the Covelli Center in Youngstown. Results were:
74 lbs  Jacob Williams 5wins 2 losses state qualifier
78 lbs  Chase Norman  state qualifier
84 lbs  Kyle Gruber  2 wins 2 losses  state qualifier
120 lbs Emil Soehnlen  5 wins 2 losses 5th place
146 lbs Zach Blackiston 5 wins 3 losses 6th place
176 lbs Jarin Curtis  state qualifier
209 lbs Logan Wise  2 wins 2 losses state qualifier

Join the Track Team

A mandatory parent meeting for any student running track will take place on Tuesday, March 11th at 4:40 PM in the Edison cafeteria.

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Bus Stop Safety Reminders

busstopsafetyIt’s important to remind our students that when they are waiting at the bus stop, they should wait with someone and not be alone. As they are walking home from the bus stop, we encourage them to walk in groups so they are not alone. Students should never get into a car with someone they don’t know and they should always report any suspicious activity to an adult.  We want to keep our students safe and are asking for your help in talking with your children about these important bus stop safety reminders.

Spring Picture Day – Friday, March 7th

lifetouchLifetouch will be at Edison on Friday, March 7th for Spring Picture Day.  Parents/Guardians can send a check/money order in the envelope sent home with students. Orders can also be made online by visiting Lifetouch.com. Edison’s picture day ID is: KR313317Y0

Performing Arts Summer Camp Opportunity

PASScampThe Performing Arts Summer Spectacular (PASS) returns for year 3! PASS  Camp is a 6-week intensive camp that  will culminate in a truly original night of theater. The production, Come Fly With Me, will be a musical review that explores music, dance, and theatre from around the world. Under the tutelage of trained staff, your child will be introduced to many aspects of the theater, including Improvisation, Acting, Audition Technique, Movement, Singing, Breath Work, Ensemble Building and more! Has your child never been on stage before? Great. Have they performed on many local stages? Perfect. This camp is for everyone, from the newcomer to the skilled entertainer!

Click here for more information on the PASS Camp.

Matt McLeese 5K Mission Walk/Run Results

IMG_1167More than 500 participants braved the cold Saturday morning to take part in the Matt McLeese 5k Mission Walk/Run.  Edison had an amazing turnout that included faculty, students, and their families. Katie Williams placed first in the Girls 9-12 division, while Caden Basham took first in the Boys 9-12 division.  Grace Volpe finished 2nd in the Girls 13-15.  We are proud of all those who spent their morning taking this challenge to honor Mr. McLeese.

Click here to view the results from the race.

Click here to view pictures from the race.

Perry Local Schools Blizzard Bag Information

Ongoing weather challenges have certainly been a disruption to our school days.  In an effort to assist your children in keeping up with grade level curriculum, teachers have designed assignments that your children can do from the comforts of their home. Students without internet access will be given the needed materials when they return. Click here for more information on Perry’s blizzard bags and to access assignments.