Inspiring in everyone a passion to excel
Inspiring in everyone a passion to excel

Edison Middle School

1125 South Wheaton Avenue, Wheaton, IL 60189

P: 630.682.2050

F: 630-682-2337

About Us

Edison Middle School is home to approximately 700 students in grades 6-8. Our school colors are black and gold and our school mascot is a Panther. Edison Middle School is part of Community Unit School District 200, a public, K-12 District located approximately 30 miles west of Chicago. The District is located in DuPage County and primarily serves the communities of Wheaton and Warrenville, as well as portions of Carol Stream, Winfield, West Chicago, and adjacent unincorporated areas. Whittier, Madison, and Lincoln Elementary Schools feed into Edison Middle School.
 
Edison Middle School received the Illinois Academic Excellence Award in 2009, 2010, & 2011. Edison has also been awarded the Illinois Blue Ribbon for Health Education for 2006-2009, 2010-2013 and 2013-2018. For more detailed information about our school, click here
 
Mission
Our mission is to cultivate the unique potential of each child in a nurturing and collaborative environment. 
 
Beliefs
  • Our first priorities are the safety and educational interest of each child.
  • Our mutual responsibility as parents, teachers, staff and administrators is to collaborate as partners in the education of each child.
  • We encourage student ownership and accountability for learning and personal growth.
  • Our curriculum and instruction promotes mastery of rigorous standards, problem solving, collaboration and independent thinking. 
  • We provide opportunities for all students to be successful with grade-level curriculum through the use of technology and accessible materials.
  • We acknowledge, value and encourage diversity as a dynamic strength, beneficial to all. 
  • Our continuous improvement is based on constant reflection, openness to change and high expectations for all. 
  • We challenge each child to grow intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically and ethically in order to become productive citizens and life-long learners.
Principal 
Mrs. Rachel Bednar
rachel.bednar@cusd200.org
 
Assistant Principal
Mrs. Megan Ptak
megan.ptak@cusd200.org 
 
 

Weekly Update

August 31, 2015

 

PTA BBQ, Membership, Spirit Wear and Magazine Drive

The PTA Back-to-School BBQ is this Wed., Sept. 2, right before the Taste of Edison. If you missed the due date but would still like to order meals, please have your child drop your order form in the main office on Monday! Order forms are available here: BBQ Order Form. You can also turn in your PTA membership and order Edison Panther spirit wear at Taste of Edison. Finally, the magazine sale starts next week! Thanks for your support!  

 

Electric Youth Show Choir Auditions

Mrs. Nichols is gearing up for another great year of show choir. All interested students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to audition. Please note the upcoming dates:

Sept. 8 - Information Meeting, 7 PM, Auditorium

Sept. 15 - Singing Auditions, 3-9 PM, Choir Room (each student signs up for a 5-minute time-slot)

Sept. 16 - Dance Auditions, 3:30-5:30 PM, Choir Room (everyone attends full time)

 

Calling all Artists, Musicians, Dancers, Filmmakers, Photographers and Writers!

We are kicking off the PTA Reflections program at Edison. This year’s theme is “Let Your Imagination Fly”. Start brainstorming ways you can express this theme through artwork, writing, dance, film, photography and/or music. Entry forms and rules are available online at http://www.illinoispta.org/reflections.html or via the Edison PTA web site. Please submit all completed projects (with entry form) by Thursday, October 15 to the school office. If you have any questions, contact Jill Feitl (jfeitl@hotmail.com).

 

Earn Easy $ for Edison PTA!

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.  

 

Target – 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 - 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:

Tues., Sept. 1 - PTA Magazine Fundraiser Kick-Off Assemblies

Wed., Sept. 2 - Magazine “Reach Out” Books Due

Wed., Sept. 2 - Back to School Barbecue, 5-7 PM

Wed., Sept. 2 - Taste of Edison, 7 PM

Mon., Sept. 7 - No School, Labor Day

 

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