Alex Macdonald, Principal
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:45 am - 2:15 pm
7:45 am-1:15 pm
Early Release Wednesday or Fridays
7:45 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
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Constitution Week @ Edison
Abigail Adams visits 5th and 6th grades to teach student about the history behind the era of the forming of the US Constitution.
Local Attorney Teaches Edison 6th graders About the First Amendment
Colin Kapernick, Dress Codes for Work and Campaigning for President were topics explored within the First Amendment.
Donors Choose Snap Circuits
Mrs. Soloff's class was awarded funding for Snap Circuit to enhance the 4th grade electronics and problem solving units for science and critical thinking skills. Thanks to those that supported her class in this project. Some donors were from our community and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Thanks to the NCAA Final Four.
The Final Four is coming to Arizona in 2017 and Dawn Rogers, Executive Director/CEO of the local organizing committee, recently delivered backpacks and school supplies to Edison for our students. We are using these materials to support our PBIS implementation and student recognition.
Arizona Diamondbacks Donate to Mrs. Powell
Mrs. Powell, first grade teacher recently attended the Educator Days hosted by the AZ Diamondbacks and came back with some great donations for her classroom and students. Thanks to her family for helping her bring back the supplies and prizes.
Pokemon Go - Kinder Scavenger Hunt
Ms. Gramstad organized a Pokemon themed scavenger hunt for new Kindergarten students to help them locate landmark areas on our campus.
Thanks a Bunch!!!
Edison would like to thank the Assistance League of the East Valley for their support of our families with clothing and shoe needs this school year.
Edison students were the lucky recipients of school supply donations from the Mesa First Church of the Nazarene. Pastor David Caudle leads the local congregation .
Edison families were very thankful for the wonderful school supply donations from the Breakfast Optimist Club of Mesa. Students received backpacks of supplies and others added to their class supplies form their generous donation. Last year they donated both supplies and coats for our Edison students. Thanks for all you do for Edison students.
Edison would also like to thank AZ Still for their dental care support for our students. We had 30 Edison students receive extra special treatment this past week. We know healthy and happy students do a better job learning and we appreciate our community partners for their support of education and our community.
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.
Attendance Winners- August
K-2 Schams - room 14
3-6 Donohue - room 19
Thanks for being on time and doing your best!
Service Learning Partners
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 have had interns that represent Grand Canyon (GCU), Arizona State (ASU), and Northern Arizona (NAU).
Edison students that work to complete their assigned curriculum will be posted here each month when they reach each 25% level. Many students have already worked above level in the past year and looking forward to this year's challenges. Rock on Jiji!!!
ALEKS Math - grades 3-6
Students at Edison have the opportunity to practice their math skills using a program called ALEKS. This web based program allows each student to work at an individual pace following a unique learning path as they advance their skills and close any knowledge gaps they have in specific math concept areas.
Edison Kids Corner
Joanie Seavey, Kids Corner program director at Edison, received the 2016 Program Line Staff of the Year award from the Arizona Community Education Association, for consistently going above and beyond to deliver outstanding programming to children.
Head Start @ Edison
Edison hosts Maricopa County HeadStart M-TH in 2 sessions per day. Session 1 8:00-11:30 a.m. and session 2 is 12:30-4:00 p.m.
MPS Student of the Month
Emeralda Juarez was named the MPS Student of the Month and was recognized at the January Board Meeting.
Edison students attend the Mesa Rotary Luncheon
Junior Achievement @ Edison
JA Day 2015- Thanks to those that gave up their day to help our students.
“We do not stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.”—Pablo Picasso
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. - Fred Rogers