June 7, 2015
Last Chance to Order Your 2015-16 School Supplies in Advance - Due Monday, June 8
6th grade kits are $32.00, 7th grade kits are $23.00 and 8th grade kits are $20.00. Purchase kits online at www.schoolsuppliesamericaonlineorders.com and follow the easy steps. You can also download the order form (Order Form Here) and send it into the office marked “School Supply Kits.” All orders are due by Monday, June 8. This is being done as a convenience for parents, not as a PTA fundraiser.
Celebrate the last day of school with Barone’s restaurant on Monday, June 8. Just mention Edison when
ordering and Barone’s will donate 20% of all take-out or dine-in sales. Barone’s is located at 475 Pennsylvania Avenue, Glen Ellyn, (630)-858-0555 or BPizza.com. Thank you for your support of Dine out nights this year! So far we raised $3,000 for the Edison PTA!
Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year is Open
Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year opened Monday, June 1. To register your student, login
to your ParentVUE account and complete the following 3-step process for each student:
Review, update and confirm student permissions, contact information and demographics
Review fees and select a payment option
Confirm processing of information and fees
To apply for a waiver of fees for the 2015-2016 school year, click on the necessary documentation and instructions. Applications for the National School Lunch Program will be available after July 1, 2015. Before you leave registration, please make sure to sign up for the PTA. Please register your student(s) and pay any necessary fees by June 30. For questions regarding fees, please refer to the posted fee schedule.
Physical examination and immunizations are required before entering school in specific grades. Health requirement information can be found here. All documentation should be submitted to the Health Office as soon as possible and is expected before the first day of school. Questions contact the health office at 630-665-3937.
2015-16 PTA Reflections Theme for 2015-16 Announced
“Let Your Imagination Fly…” Students may begin brainstorming their creative projects to get a head start on Reflections next year! PTA Reflections welcomes all grades and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Students are asked to reflect the theme and create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. Entries may be turned in anytime from September through early November. More specific dates will be announced next school year.
All outgoing 8th grade files will now be housed in the WWSHS Health Office. All physicals must be dropped off in the WWSHS Health Office to be placed into students' health files. All medication forms will need to be updated for next year. Find all health forms on the Edison Website under the Health Services site. All grades: If your child has medication at school please pick up during school hours!
Lost & Found will be donated June 12
There are dozens of sweatshirts, coats and other items hanging on the Lost & Found coat rack in the commons. Please encourage your students to check the racks for any of their missing items. All remaining items will be donated by June 12. Thanks!
Free Online Summer Math Program!
Coach Kroehnke Summer Basketball camp
Coach Kroehnke is running a Summer Basketball camp through the Wheaton Park District. Camp is
open to all girls and boys K-8. Visit www.wheatonparkdistrict.com.
Summer Enrichment Opportunities
The Center for the Gifted is offering a variety of innovative summer classes focusing on science, math, computers, robotics, humanities, and the arts. Problem solving, creativity, original thought, and inventive productivity will be inherent in each student’s program. There are two age brackets: WWW (Worlds of Wisdom and Wonder), held at Madison Elementary School, is for rising students in grades pre-k (age 4) through 8th grade, and Project is for students in grades 6-12 and will be held in Elmhurst Words of Wisdom and Wonder is from June 15-26. Parents may choose from three options: morning only, afternoon only or full day. Complimentary busing is available to any area where there is sufficient interest. District 200 students receive a 10% discount on the Wheaton Program. Their discount code is HOW200S15. The brochures are posted on the e-schoolbag site on our District 200: http://www.cusd200.org/Page/9109.
Earn Easy $ for Edison PTA!
Our school needs your support! And we’ve discovered some amazingly easy ways to raise funds for our school. Please consider asking grandparents, friends, and relatives to help with Edison also. Thank you!!
Target – Target donated $1,363 to Edison last school year! If you have a Target Red Card (debit or credit), it only takes a minute to register your Target Card and Edison will start earning 1% of ALL your purchases. You can register online or by phone at 800-316-6142, Edison ID#48700. And if you don't have a Red Card, did you know that you get 5% off your purchases immediately at check out when you use a Target debit or credit card?
Box Tops - Edison earned over $900 in box tops last year!! Collect box tops to help the teachers get items they need for their classrooms. You can submit them any time you like, all school year long, by turning them into the main office.
Office Depot - 5% Back to Schools Program: Every time you shop, simply ask them to look up our school ID and Edison can earn Free Supplies!
Important Dates for 2015-16:
Tues., Aug. 11 - Orientation (pick up supplies, PE uniforms, set up lockers)
8-11 AM - 6th Grade*
12-1 PM - 7th Grade
1-2 PM - 8th Grade*6th graders are welcome to return in the afternoon to better familiarize themselves with the building.
Mon., Aug. 17 - Alternate date Orientation, all grades: 3-4PMMon., Aug 17 - "Welcome to the Den" for new 6th graders, 6:30-8:00 PM
Wed., Aug. 19 - First Student Day
Fri., Aug. 21 - Picture Day
Thurs., Aug. 27 - Curriculum Night, 7 PM
Tues., Aug. 1 - PTA Magazine Fundraiser Kick-Off Assemblies (Please save your subscriptions!)
Wed., Sept. 2 - Taste of Edison, 7 PMThank you for a wonderful school year! Enjoy the summer!