Mrs. Park - Recognized by Oriental Masonic Lodge
Mrs. Park was recognized by the leaders of the Oriental Masonic Lodge in central Mesa for her years of work in education. She was able to have her mom and family members attend the ceremony along with a large number of staff from Edison. We were glad she was able to represent the tremendous work of all Edison staff members in helping prepare our students for their future. The event recognized 23 staff members from MPS from a variety of schools and subject areas.
Edison Robotics Team
A series of Edison staff are helping Mrs. Luebbert to sponsor our first Lego robotics team this year. Students are given challenges to design, build and solve with their creation using Lego kits. Their first competition will be in December and we look forward to seeing how well they compete.
Robotics Team in Action
Walk to School Day
Mesa Police helped us celebrate this event by escorting our student walk north on Horne. Thanks to the families and officers that helped us host this event.
DAR Visits Edison
Edison’s 5th graders welcomed Cristina Marvelli and Karen Smith (pictured) from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) as a guest sp
eaker during Constitution Week. The students were helped in their study of U.S. history from the presentation and each student got their own pocket copy of the Constitution to use. Thanks to the DAR for their work with our students.
PE Night- 3rd Grade
Mrs. Talamantes and Mr. Kahn hosted families on a stormy night for PE Demo night with our 3rd grade families. Students and adults of all ages had fun with ropes, games, and stretching to encourage fitness for all.
Peter Piper Night - Sept 17th
Edison hosted a night of fun at the Riverview Peter Piper Pizza. Thanks to our families for helping us earn almost $300 for our student council. The Peter Piper staff made our event a lot of fun by adding games for our students and their families. Join us again in the spring when we visit again.
Max M. won both ice cream eating contests and is now the reigning champ.
Mesa Fire Dept.
Mesa Fire visits Edison
Color Wars - Spirit Day
room 7 rocks it- in all red
3rd Grade- Cider Press
Edison students in Mrs. Donohue and Mrs. Charnofsky's class hosted Edison volunteer Elaine Gust and her cider press for a day of apple magic. Former Edison teachers, current staff, ASU Service Learning Interns and parents all came together to crush 40 pounds of apples into juice and learn about the science of how we get our food.
Students used their muscles to crank the wooden press and crush the apples into juice. Students also used apple coring machines to slice apples to enjoy eating. It was a great experience for all involved and we thank Mrs. Gust for her hours of volunteering service at Edison. She made it a day that our students will never forget. No blood, no spit, no snot into the press was a chant we won't soon forget.
Chicks visit 1st grade
Ms. Payne brought the barnyard indoors with baby chicks.
Edison SRP Website
Edison has been selected to be an SRP energy conservation school. Mrs. Delmoe and Ms. Riccolo are leading our efforts to conserve and have attended SRP training sessions to lead our school. We are learning about our campus electricity use and how to do a better job in efficiently using our tech tools for learning.
Service Learning-Thanks to all of our Service Learning student interns that are working on our campus this semester. We really appreciate the effort you have shown our community with your service and student support. Our kids love having you on our campus and teachers enjoy hosting.
This year we host interns that represent Grand Canyon (GCU), Arizona State (ASU), and Northern Arizona (NAU).
Edison is proud to be an AVID campus. We are building a culture of student performance and college readiness. We will develop students with the skills needed to organize their work, study for exams and apply their thinking to a variety of learning tasks.
Learn about AVID in MPS.
Edison students in grades K-4 work with this program to help them build math skills. We are glad to keep this program for our students. Rock on Jiji!!!
Attendance Winners 2019-20
K-2 level Mrs. Rednour room 14 2nd grade
3-6 level Mrs. Park - room 27 5th grade
K-2 level Mrs. Luebbert room 12 2nd grade
3-6 level Mrs. Donohue - room 23 3rd grade
K-2 level Mrs. Elmer room 13 2nd grade
3-6 level Ms. Rowley - room 20 6th grade
K-2 level Mrs. Elmer room 13 2nd grade
3-6 level Ms. LeSueur room 25 4th grade
Student Council 2019-20
Congrats to our newly elected Presidency.
President - Mya H.
Vice- Heather S.
Treasurer- Angela L.
Secretary- Yazmine H.
Ekrich Meats - MPS DonorsChoose
Community Business Partners with Edison
Mrs. Rednour got her classroom furniture and equipment project funded by a local Chandler family. Thanks for your support.
Mrs. Soloff got her classroom reading project funded by DonorsChoose for Scholastic News magazines for her classroom. Thanks for supporting our schools.
Ekrich Meats sponsored a large number of projects for MPS and DonorsChoose for Edison teachers. The College Football Playoff organization also made large donations for our school during this month.
Room 9- technology items for the classroom- iPads
Room 10- chair storage for students
Room 12- classroom supplies, tech for the classroom-TV, garden tools, chair storage, flexible seating for students, science books for students
Room 13- tech for the classroom- TV, speakers, headphones, printer, garden tools,
Room 14- flexible seating items for students
Room 17- class library sets- 3 book titles,
Ms. Gramstad earned a $500 grant from the AZ Cardinals and the Touchdowns for Teachers program with SRP. She will be using materials to support her Kinder team and student learning.
Mrs. Rednour earned two grants from DonorsChoose supporters for her classroom. Her projects will be science materials and garden supplies for her students to use.
Mrs. Talamantes was selected for the $5000 grant from the Fiesta Bowl program for teacher support. She is planning to support our PE and sports programs with her funds.
Congrats to our staff for their selections as grant winners. Way to go!!!
Ms. Payne got her grant funded from DonorsChoose for class seating with color blocks class chairs. This will be used for her class meetings and peer collaboration. Congrats room 8.
Ms. Morris got her grant funded from DonorsChoose for safety equipment covers for her iPads. Congrats room 4.
Ms. McCullar got classroom books funded from her grant application for her classroom from Modern Woodmen of America. Valued at over $500. Thanks for your support.
August 2019 News
Mrs. Soloff got her grant funded from DonorsChoose for a classroom library for non-fiction books. Congrats room 17.
Ms. Gramstad earned a grant from DonorsChoose for her classroom. She will have flexible seating for her students. Congrats room 1.
Mrs. Ferris earned a grant from DonorsChoose for her classroom. Mrs. Ferris grant is for iPad cases for the Kindergarten's iPads. Congrats room 2.
July 2019 News
Edison teachers, Ms. Felker and Ms. Rowley, both qualified for 2019 grants for their classroom from the AZ Extraordinary Educators License Plate Fund. Congrats to both teachers as they continue to do great things for the students at Edison. Grants take extra time and effort just to apply for these special programs and we appreciate them being willing to go beyond.
Just a reminder...Edison Families
October 14-18 is Parent Conference Week
School dismisses all week at 1:00 p.m.
Oct 7, 2019
So many great things happening tomorrow at Edison! We have 90s spirit day, Skateland and it’s teacher appreciation… https://t.co/vxPgfTd5r4
May 6, 2019
Edison hosts Maricopa County HeadStart in room 5 on our campus. This year, there is one class session for all students attending the preschool. This year we added a Kinder U with 2 sessions (am/pm) as well.
Kinder U @ Edison
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Louis S. completed his administrative internship in October and graduated from GCU shortly after with his Masters degree. He helped complete a number of projects for Edison during his internship and we appreciate all he did for our students and campus. We wish him luck in his next steps.
Our costume winner from October 2019 Skateland night. Thanks Student Council for sponsoring our night. It was well attended and lots of fun for our families.