Edison 2014 Pride Archive

Edison's Spring Intramural Season ended

and our volleyball champs are...

5th Grade- Mrs. Delmoe's- B team

6th Grade- Mrs. Park's room 

Thanks to Mrs. Wolf for all of her hard work to

make the sports programs fun for all ages and skills.

 

Edison's Brittney B. was named an MPS Student of the Month.  She was recognized for her hard work and her great job on the morning announcements.  She is also a member of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony.

 Edison was one of 23 schools competing in the MPS 6th Grade Math Challenge.  This challenge test was newly created to align with Arizona’s College and Career Ready Standards.  The top 4 schools advanced to the AATM 6th Grade Math Challenge Regional Competition.  2 Edison students placed at the top with a perfect score in one of the subject areas.

Carson N. and Riley L. both earned a perfect score on a specific section of the test.  Both students scored perfect scores in the area of
Statistics and The  Number System.

Congrats to all the team members for their efforts and thank to Mrs. Park for helping to prepare them for the event.Edison had eight students that have advanced to the State Science Fair in April 2014.  Thanks to Mrs. McGee, their ELP teacher for helping them get their projects entered and ready for the competition.  Congrats to...

 

Skylar B., Maddy M., Spencer C., Riley L., Carson N., Sabra L., Ashley T., & Indigo W.  all placed to qualify.  Good luck at State!!!

 

Edison earned Silver Status from our participation in the Beat the Odds program.  We earned Bronze status in 2013.

DonorsChoose.org helped Mrs. Jackie Luebbert create a Science Library for her classroom.  Her grant application garnered support from places as far away and Indiana and Florida, plus corporate sponsorship as well.  Thanks to her for all of her hard work to make science a part of our daily learning.

Congrats to our Spelling Bee champion - Riley L. and runner-up Lillie S. both from 6th grade.  Riley finished 13th overall and did a great job representing Edison against all of the other schools.  

Thanks to all that had the courage to get up and compete.

 

Congratulations to our Turkey Bowl Champs

Room 33 - 5th grade & Room 28 - 6th grade

Thanks also to Mrs. Wolf for making the season a success.  

 

Mrs. Delmoe and Ms. Scharpen (5th Grade) were awarded grants for their classrooms from the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence.  The total of the grants was just over $1500.  Thanks to both teachers for getting their classes equipped and working to get Edison students more tools to work with this year. 

Edison 3rd grade teacher Jackie Luebbert -  was featured in SRP's Learning Circuit newsletter for her summer work as an engineer in a summer training program.  Each summer, Jackie and other select teachers completed a 9 week program as part of her advanced degree program with the University of Arizona.  

Edison's art teacher, Shelley Richardson was featured in the Arizona Republic for her student gallery work at Inspire at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.  The exhibition continues from September 27th- January 5th.  "Art has been a method for communicating since the time of the caveman.  More art, more often..." is her teaching theme.  

Our Edison Lab Rats Science Program will be featured as part of a video portion for the Superintendent's Report for an upcoming MPS Board Meeting.  Students and their Lego robots were featured in the video clips to showcase the work Mrs. Rodriguez's students have to done in the club.  Thanks to SRP for their sponsorship of the new equipment for our young scientists.  Mrs. Taylor and Mr. Bradshaw help to co-sponsor the club experience for our students.

Edison students participated in Read Across America Day with our Media Specialist- Karen Mountford.  Over 300 students read the story with her to participate on October 3rd.

Porter Park will get a $20,000 makeover thanks to a grant from KaBOOM!  The park is located on 8th street, on the east side of Mesa Drive.  Thanks to Dr. Pepper and Snapple for sponsoring this grant project to upgrade our local parks.

Guess how Many Gummy Worms contest - winners are Lillian C. and Alexander M. both from room 25. They each won gift certificates to spend at the Fall Break.

Edison has 4 students participating in the MA10 advanced math class through a virtual classroom.  This class is the first of its kind for our students and they are enjoying the challenge of self directed learning.

 

Edison had all 5 of our students that auditioned for Metropolitan Youth Symphony earn spots in the group for the 13-14 year.  Thanks to Mrs. Alston for all of her hard work to get them prepared.