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

September 11, 2016


The Panther FunRun is this week! - This year, the PTA is partnering with the PE department to debut the Panther FunRun. The FunRun will take place during PE classes on Sept. 14 (rain date Sept. 16). Students received their donation envelopes for the FunRun in PE and are encouraged to seek donations from family and friends. 100% of donations will return to the school to support the many things the PTA and PE department provide for students. If you're interested if volunteering to help on the day of the event, please contact Amy Schmidt at schmidt.a@me.com


Cyber Safety Workshops for Students and Parents - On Tuesday, September 13, Cyber Safety Consulting is visiting Edison Middle School to present at three grade level assemblies for Edison on the dangers in our digital and connected world. On Monday, September 26, a parent cyber safety workshop will take place at 7 PM at Monroe Middle School, 1855 Manchester Road, Wheaton. All District 200 parents are welcome. See the attached flier for more information.


PTA Reflections Entries Due Oct. 11 - Calling all Artists, Musicians, Dancers, Filmmakers, Photographers and Writers! We are kicking off the PTA Reflections Program at Edison. This year’s theme is “What Is Your Story?” 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 Tuesday, October 11 to the school office. If you have any questions, contact Jill Feitl (jfeitl@hotmail.com).


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.


Order from AmazonSmile and raise money for Edison! Edison Middle School PTA has just joined the AmazonSmile program where Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Edison Middle School PTA.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and love - same products, same prices, same services. Please support the Edison Middle School PTA by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com.   Then search for Edison Middle PTA Inc (Wheaton, IL) and select it to be your charity.  Or, get started by clicking on this link:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-3674222.  Once you select Edison Middle PTA Inc as your charity, Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.


This week:

Tues., Sept. 13

Cyber Safety Assemblies

Show Choir Auditions

Girls Volleyball @ Monroe

Cross Country v. Hadley @ Home

Wed., Sept. 14

Show Choir Vocal Auditions

Panther FunRun in PE classes

Thurs., Sept. 15

Volleyball and Cross Country Team Pictures, 3:15

Girls Volleyball v. Jay Stream @ Home

Cross Country v. Jay Stream @ Home


Have a great week!


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