Important Upcoming Dates:
Mar. 11: Choir Concert, 7PM
Mar. 13: Band Concert, 7PM, Parenting Seminar – TheSignificance of the Pause, Noon, Wheaton Community Center
Mar. 17: DON'T MISS THIS IMPORTANT AND POWERFUL EVENT!!! Rebound - An Evening with NBA Star Chris Herren,WWS, 7-9PM. Click here for more information.
Mar. 18: Orchestra Concert, 7PM
Mar. 20: PTA Meeting, 9:30AM
Mar. 21: New 200 Distinguished Teacher Nominations Due
Mar. 25: 3rd Quarter Ends
Mar. 26: 6th Grade Medieval Day
Mar. 31-April 6: Spring Break
Nominate a Teacher for the 2014 Distinguished Teacher Awards- The NEW 200 Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014Distinguished Teacher Awards, which recognize outstanding teachers at CommunityUnit School District 200 schools. Awards are given to one teacher per schoolyear for each level (preschool/elementary, middle and high school). Nominationsmay be made by any CUSD 200 student, parent, alum, staff, or community member.To make a nomination, visit the website at NEW200.org/awards/nomination.The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 21, 2014. Winners will beannounced in May.
Attention Parents of 8th Grade Students - A current physicalexamination is required for students who will be entering 9th grade in the fallof 2014. Physical examinations must be dated no earlier than one year prior tothe start of the2014-15 school year (August 21, 2014). Please turn physicalsinto the high school health office once completed and prior to the first day ofschool. You may want to make an appointment with the physician now, asappointments are difficult to get during the summer months. Physical forms areavailable online. If you need the forms sooner, they are available in thehealth office. Students entering 9th grade may not be allowed to participate inphysical education classes until the required physical form is on file in theschool health office. Please keep a copy of your child’s physical examinationform for your records. If you have any questions regarding this information,feel free to call the school health office.
7th Grade Parents - An extra bus has been added for theSpringfield trip. All students who were on the wait list will be able toparticipate. Parents of students who were on the wait list should be contactedby the tour company to complete their registration within the next few days. Ifyou have any further questions, please contact Mr. Wiewiora: email@example.com
8th Grade Parents & Students - There is still spaceavailable for this year's Chicago trip. It will be a fun-filled weekend in thecity! Contact Mr. Wiewiora to signup or if you have any questions.
Yearbook Photos - Pictures from sporting events, socials,field trips, spirit days and more would be greatly appreciated. If you wouldlike to donate pictures to our yearbook collection, please follow the stepsbelow:
Click on the link: https://yearbookforever.com/#cu/12623Clickonthesmall button in the right-hand corner that says Community Upload
Type in the code: Edison2014
Start uploading your pictures
Still Accepting Online Magazine Orders - Thank you to allthe families who supported Edison Middle School through the magazine drive!!Revenue and profit from this year’s sale will come in higher than lastyear...to date the magazine drive sales profits exceed $28,000! These profitsgo towards Cultural Arts events, heart rate monitor straps for every 6thgrader,field trips/buses for each class, classroom Chromebooks and other items forclubs and classroom use. Please remember, you can order magazines all yearround from the following website, and profit from the sale will continue tobenefit Edison Middle School. Magazine subscriptions make great gifts!!! Visit http://www.gaSchoolStore.com. Enter the Edison School Codeof263945
Panther Awards - Have you experienced an Edison teacher orstaff member going above and beyond to meet the needs of students? If so,consider writing them a Panther Award. Panther Awards are brief notes that letour staff members know that they’re appreciated. You can email Mrs. Ptak withyour message and she will be sure to pass on your kind words, or complete andsend in this form to the main office: Panther Award
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wheaton Park District In-House Basketball/small gym
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Wheaton Park District Travel Basketball/large gym
7:00 PM Choir Concert
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wheaton Park District In-House Basketball/large gym & Soccer/small gym