Edison Updates - Monday, February 17
Tues., Feb. 18
- Girls Basketball v. Monroe at Home - 7th grade at 3:45; 8th grade at 4:45
Thurs., Feb. 20
- Girls Basketball @ Stratford - 8th grade at 3:45; 7th grade at 4:45
Friday, Feb. 21
- Edison Electric Youth - Show Choir Competition, Davenport, IA
School News and Events
Fox Valley Wildlife Center Visit and Donations - Builder's Club is having the Fox Valley Wildlife Center visit after school on Wednesday, March 18. They will be bringing 3 animals and doing an informative talk about each one and why they are in captivity. Anyone is welcome!
The Wildlife Center is also asking for donations. Here are some items they need: tissues without lotion, dry dog & cat food, distilled water, rubbing alcohol, vinegar, wild bird seed, Dawn unscented dish soap, paper towels, rubber gloves, paper lunch bags, hard plastic pet toys, quart & gallon Ziploc bags. A donation box will be located by the front office. Thanks!
ALLIES Raised $400 for PADS - The Valentine’s Candy Gram Sale was a HUGE success! ALLIES Club was able to raise almost $400 for PADS!
Edison PTA Nominating Committee - Believe it or not, our Edison PTA officer elections for 2020-2021 are coming up soon. If you’re interested in a leadership position or you’d like to serve on our nominating committee, please let us know. Open positions include Co-President(s) and Vice President of Membership. For more information, contact Kristin Olson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Spotlight - Help us promote positive leadership at Edison by letting us know if your child or an Edison student you know shines his/her BRIGHT LIGHT outside of school. We would like to spotlight students who exemplify that Edison CARES! 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 at our next recognition assembly.
District News and Events
WWS 2020 Tiger Football Parent Program Meeting: Wednesday, April 22nd 2020 7-9 PM. Attention parents of 8 th graders who are interested in playing football at Wheaton Warrenville South in the fall of 2020: The annual Football Parent Program Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 7:00-9:00 PM at the WheatonPark District Community Building at 1777 S Blanchard St. in Wheaton. The meeting will be held in the Atten Central/Arrowhead
Rooms on the second floor. This meeting is for any parent whose child is considering playing WWS Football in the fall of 2020 - all levels. The coaching staff will provide program information for the season and for summer camp, which starts in June. The 2020 Calendar will be distributed. GO TIGERS!
Upcoming Mobile Food Pantries - Each month, the District will host at least one mobile food pantry at various places in the community that are open to all District 200 families. Mobile food pantries are provided by the Northern Illinois Food Bank and are sponsored by various, generous PTAs and private donors. A complete list of mobile pantries can be found on our website.
- Wednesday, March 25 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Lowell Elementary, 312 S President St. Wheaton, IL 60187
- Tuesday, April 7 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Wheaton North High School, 701 W Thomas Street, Wheaton, IL 60187
Special Olympics Bowl for the Torch - Saturday, March 7 at 1:00 PM at Fox Bowl. District 200's Special Olympics is a self-sustaining program and is only supported through the fundraising efforts of our dedicated staff, parents and community. District 200 students with special needs at the middle, high school and transition level have the opportunity to participate in basketball, bowling, track or bocce ball. Thank you for your support of Special Olympics! For more information, to register a team or donate raffle items, click here!
D200 is Hiring! District 200 has a number of full and part-time employment opportunities that are vacant in our schools. We wanted to make sure that every parent, guardian and community member was aware of these great opportunities available to give back to your local school. Contact Kristy Kuntz, Director of Human Resources, at 630-682- 2021 or at Kristy.Kuntz@cusd200.org if you are interested in any of the openings.
Community News and Events
Edison Family on Nickelodeon's The Crystal Maze February 28 - Edison student, Reese Williams, and her family (mom, dad, and twin brothers, Jack & Dylan, in 4th grade at Whittier) were picked to play on Nickelodeon’s new show. The hour-long program will feature one family every week on Friday evenings. The Williams family will be featured on the February 28 episode! Welcome to the Crystal Maze Video: http://qlnk.io/ql/
5dfbe0e6e4b0d0e096715aaa OMG Reactions Video (**Christian, Reese and Dylan are shown in this one): https://www.dropbox.com/s/ a6gdjv66o4q0dow/TCM_OMGSocial_ 1x1_Instagram.mp4?dl=0 We hope everyone will tune in and watch The Crystal Maze!
FREE Parent Workshops and Guest Speakers - Glenbard Parent Series (GPS) presents distinguished speakers who share real-world parenting skills to foster self-empowered children who collaborate, communicate, embrace diversity, create and think critically. GPS events are free and open to all parents, caregivers, students and school staff. The 2019-20 GPS calendar of events is available here: Glenbard Parent Series. Coming soon:
- Ben Glenn, the Chalk Guy, presents Live Life Well Week: Believe in Yourself at 7pm & pre-program Let’s Talk Marijuana: The Facts at 6:30pm on Wed., Feb. 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Ben Glenn joins us to inspire students and their families to approach challenges with a positive attitude and view each struggle as a learning experience. This message details Ben’s personal story of being diagnosed with a learning disability in the 3rd grade. It follows the line of obstacles and triumphs that came after his diagnosis and describes how he learned to overcome those challenges and appreciate himself in the process. Glenn’s remarks are accompanied by his Speedscaping artwork- a fast-paced, large-scale landscape created in front of the audience using chalk and a black 6 x 8 foot canvas. Glenbard North, 990 Kuhn Road, Carol Stream.
Have a great week! Shine on!
Rachel Bednar, Principal
An Edison Scholar CARES for self, others, and the community.
Collaborative ● Accountable ● Respectful ● Empathic ● Safe