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
Miss Lauryn Humphris
lauryn.humphris@cusd200.org 
 
 

Weekly Update

February 20, 2017


Panther Night is Fri., Feb. 24 from 6:30-8 PM - All students are invited to come hang out at Edison. We will have basketball, volleyball, bag games and board games. We will even have a little karaoke singing. Delicious concessions will be available. So grab a friend and come on over for a fun filled phone free night!

 

Parents, we are looking for 5 more parents to help supervise at Panther Night. Please consider coming on over to help us out. Contact Katie McBride at bobkate88@comcast.net if you are available.  It can be fun for parents, too! Grab a friend or spouse and help out your child's school.

 

Please keep “slime” at home - Over the last couple of weeks, many students have started bringing “slime”, or oobleck, to school. Unfortunately, it has become a distraction as students are playing with it during class time. Please help us ensure that these containers of “slime” remain at home.

 

FREE DuPage Area STEM Expo is Saturday, February 25, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM - Take advantage of this interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math. Over 50 displays, presentations, projects to take home and activities for school age children, grades K – 6. The DuPage Area STEM Expo, in conjunction with national Engineers Week, is a specialized event designed to promote the awareness of professional and educational opportunities provided among engineering and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.

Some things to do at the Expo:

  • Explore the explosive power of Nitrogen and cryogenics at the infamous Mr. Freeze show

  • Visit this hands-on shake table and construct an “earthquake resistant” LEGO® skyscraper

  • NEW! Construct a Nakamura Lock Paper Airplane with Engineering for Kids

  • Experience a hands-on modern fire detection and alarm simulation

  • Join Engineering for Kids, DuPage Children’s Museum, Zoom into Engineering, LEGO® Robotics , SPARK and more for hands-on STEM exploration activities!

Visit https://appliedtech.iit.edu/stemexpo for more information.

 

FREE Dental Exams on March 13 - The Smile Squad Mobile Dental Clinic will be at Edison on Friday, March 13. The Smile Squad is a program through the DuPage County Health Department. All students are eligible to attend the clinic. This is a great way for any student to get a dental cleaning and exam completed. Please find attached information letter and permission form in English or Spanish below. Contact the health office at 630-665-3937 for questions or additional information.

 

6th Grade Dental Exam Forms Due May 15 - All 6th grade parents: your 6th grader is required to have a proof of dental exam on file in the health office. Dental exam forms are due by May 15, 2017. Forms can be found on the district Health Services website or in the Edison health office.

 

Student Spotlight - In an effort to promote positive leadership at Edison, we would like you to let us know if your child shines his/her BRIGHT LIGHT outside of school. We would like to spotlight students who exemplify the Panther Way! Email Mrs. Madalinski at Deana.Madalinski@cusd200.org using the subject "Student Spotlight: CHILD'S NAME/grade" and leave a brief message about your child's volunteer work, service projects, or special acts of kindness. We will "spotlight" these students on Friday's school announcements.

 

Intensive Anxiety Clinic for Children & Teens - Riverview Child and Family Therapy’s Intensive Anxiety Clinic teaches children and adolescents the basic skills necessary to effectively manage their anxiety and lead fuller, more enjoyable lives. For more information, visit http://riverviewcounselingservices.com/services/intensive-anxiety-clinic/.

 

This Week:

Tues., Feb. 21

Girls Basketball v. Hubble at home

Thurs., Feb. 23

Girls Basketball @ Leman

Fri., Feb. 24

Panther Night, 6:30-8 PM

 

Have a great week!


Rachel Bednar, Principal

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