Latest News for Edison Middle School
Stark Mental Health and Addiction Recovery has shared these great resources with our schools. Feel free to share this valuable information. Check out all the resources at: https://starkmhar.org/programs/suicide-response/
The Parent Cafe, in collaboration with Stark County Family Court, will be held Tuesday, January 14th from Noon -2pm at the Early Childhood Resource Center 1718 Cleveland Ave. N.W. The Cafe theme is: “Attendance and Truancy Issues.” The Parent Cafe offers a unique opportunity for parents to come together and learn from and support each other in a relaxing, comfortable and empowering atmosphere. Childcare is available. Lunch will be served. Click here for a flyer and to RSVP.
The first Parent Cafe, in collaboration with Stark County Family Court, will be held Tuesday, December 10th from Noon -2pm at the Early Childhood Resource Center 1718 Cleveland Ave. N.W. The Cafe theme is: “Being Resilient When Life Gives You Lemons.” The Parent Cafe offers a unique opportunity for parents to come together and learn from and support each other in a relaxing, comfortable and empowering atmosphere. Childcare is available. Lunch will be served. Click here for a flyer and to RSVP.
Edison staff selects students who have demonstrated outstanding character traits each month. Chosen students are recognized as role models in our school. Their pictures and awards are posted on a hall bulletin board and they are given a window sign to be displayed at home that shows they were selected as a Character Award winner. Click here to see this month’s award winners. Congratulations to our recognized students! We are proud of you!
The Edison Middle School Drama Club would like to invite to our production of “The Fearsome Pirate Frank,” Friday, November 22nd and Saturday, November 23rd at 7:00 pm. Our 43 member cast and crew have worked diligently over the past 8 weeks to put together this production and are looking forward to performing it for a live audience. The show revolves around an actor named Frank who has made a career out of portraying a pirate on stage. Frank and his band of pirate actors are kidnapped by a REAL pirate also named Frank, and HER band of pirate shipmates. Who will win out as the real Fearsome Pirate Frank? This production checks all the boxes: comedy, drama, pirates, mermaids, and even zombies! Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door (no pre-sale). Click here for a cast/crew list so you can see which students are involved. Special thanks to former Drama Club members Cameron Beard and Daniel Shamp for their sound system expertise.
The Perry Local School District announced at the November Board of Education Meeting its plan for a bond issue on the March 17, 2020, ballot. The bond will address the district’s aging elementary, middle and high school buildings. The bond issue, if passed, will fund phase 1 of the project which will construct four new elementary schools. This phase is part of the White Option (click here) for the Building Advisory Committee worked through as options. Through the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC), Perry Local would receive an additional $80 million to construct a new middle school and to renovate Perry High School. This second phase would come at no additional cost to the community. The Perry Local School District decided to move forward with this new facilities plan because of its eligibility to receive state-contributed funds. The plan was based on recommendations from the Building Advisory Committee, which met 12 times to discuss the issue, as well as input from the community. The district held four focus groups and received more than 1,300 online survey responses.
Please join us for Edison’s 10th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, November 23rd from 8:00-10:00am in the Edison cafeteria. This is a free breakfast for all. Donations are welcome and will go to our CARE Team which provides food, clothing, and holiday help for our families. Our staff will be cooking and serving and we hope to see you there!