Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

Did your kid(s) get too much candy for Halloween? Wish you could do something with it that didn’t involve the potential for tooth decay? Then check out the Edison Green Team’s annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program! What is it? Any Edison student can participate by exchanging their Halloween candy for some awesome prizes. These include FREE admission […]

Edison Volunteer Opportunities

Hello everyone – Edison has quite a few activities and events on the books this year, and to make each of these work, we need volunteers to step in and help out! Just an hour or two of your time makes a huge difference. Kids love to see their parents volunteer. Below are the current […]

State of the School Address Oct. 25

Edison’s annual State of the School Address is this Wednesday! Please join Principal Sally Whitelock, Assistant Principal Joan Wieser, and your fellow Edison parents on Wednesday, October 25 at 5pm in the Edison auditorium. We’ll learn about Edison’s current achievement data, SPF results and Improvement Plan.

Happy Fall Festival! 

This Friday (Oct. 20) is Edison’s annual Fall Festival, and we hope you all can stick around after school with your kids and join the fun!   What is Fall Festival? It’s a fun fall-themed event full of games, food, and costumes (kids can wear them…and if you like, so can you). After school, the Edison playground […]

Edison Eagle Run Information and Schedule

The second annual Edison Eagle Run takes place Friday, September 22. Are you excited? Are your kids excited? It’ll be a fun day for them, but in order to have a successful event, please remember: * Send your children to school on Friday, Sept. 22 in their Edison T-shirt (this isn’t required, but it’s strongly […]

The 2017 Eagle Run is just around the corner!

Mark your calendars for September 22 — that’s the day of Edison’s second annual Eagle Run! This exciting run-a-thon fundraiser focuses on team-building, health, fitness and reaching personal goals. Taking place during the school day on Sept. 22, all Edison students are encouraged to participate, set goals, cheer on their classmates, and run as many […]

Student Verification, Back to School Night and Lawn Party

Online Verification for the 2017-2018 school year will is now open and will continue through August 15 at 5:00.  You must have a Parent Portal account to verify online.  If you need to open a Parent Portal account so you can do online verification, as well as have access to other important information about your student, go to myportal.dpsk12.org and click […]

DPS Online Student Verification now open

Please be aware that the DPS Online Student Verification opened today, July 20. Parents are required to complete a new Student Verification every year. The annual online verification process allows families to save time by updating their household information online before registration. Online Verification for the 2017-2018 school year will take place from July 20 until August 15 at 5:00.  You must have a Parent Portal account […]

Denver Burger Battle

Support Edison this summer by eating the best burgers in CO!  Denver Burger Battle tickets went on sale early this month, and the event has donated over $15,000 to Edison Elementary School over the last two years.  Sample 16 of the best burgers from around the state + beer, wine, spirits, and desserts.  August 3rd, […]

Edison’s Field

Over the summer, we will be working hard to improve our field. Lisa Archuleta and DPS grounds department have a plan to help our grass. Over the next few weeks, you will see the following: Next week, the field will be watered A LOT, to get the ground softened and grass that is there growing. Then, […]

2017-18 Student Verification and Back to School Night Information

Online Verification for the 2017-2018 school year will take place from July 20 until August 15 at 5:00.  You must have a Parent Portal account to register/verify online.  If you need to open a Parent Portal account so you can do online verification, as well as have access to other important information about your student, […]

Get Your EdFest Tickets!

Get ready for another amazing EdFest! The annual Edison Elementary fundraiser-party returns to Local 46 on Saturday, May 20. Note that it’s for grown-ups only, so get your babysitter lined up ASAP.  An amazing lineup of food and drink is being assembled. There will also be a lot of cool auction items, and of course a very intense cornhole […]

Edison G.O.E.S.

When’s the last time you raced your friends on stilts? Yes, we thought so. How do you feel about art projects involving recycled materials? Curious about gardening? Have a hankering for an afternoon smoothie? This Friday (April 21), join the Edison Green Team and all the parents and students you’ve grown to know and live […]

Stickers, Charts and Stars: What Works to Motivate Our Kids?

As parents, we’ve all been there — nagging our kids to finish their homework, help out around the house, or do the simplest of tasks. It can drive us crazy, and it’s hard on the kids, too. Is there anything we can do? On Thursday, April 6 at 6pm, the Edison PTA presents guest speaker Dr. […]

Bullying Prevention – Tips for Parents

These tips are provided to parents by the Edison Elementary staff, and reflect content that was presented during the Edison PTA’s Feb. 9 on bullying prevention and the Growth Mindset. Tips for Parents: What to Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied If your child is being bullied at school, this can be a very […]

Growth Mindset – Book Recommendations

In a previous post we listed some excellent website links and videos that help explain the concept of the Growth Mindset, a topic our Edison teachers and staff explained during the February PTA meeting. Below is a list of books on the concept of Growth Mindset, again by request and pulled together by Edison teachers. We […]

Growth Mindset – Web Resources

The February PTA event featured Edison teachers and staff presenting on two topics that are vital to our kids: bullying prevention and the Growth Mindset. As Angela Lee Duckworth explains during this TED Talk, kids (and adults) with a Growth Mindset “don’t believe that failure is a permanent condition,” because “the ability to learn is […]

Edison PTA Presents: Growth Mindset and Bullying Prevention

On Thursday, Feb. 9,  the Edison PTA is hosting a special parent education event — a talk on “Growth Mindset & Bully Prevention.” During this evening event (6-7pm), we’ll all learn more about the Growth Mindset, which has been a focus at Edison this year, as well as hear about bullying prevention. Speakers are school psychologist […]

Happy Holidays, Edison Families — and Happy Reading!

Winter break is upon us now, and it also marks the start of one very fun event for all our Edison Elementary students: the annual Edison read-a-thon! Hopefully your kids are signed up and are ready go. The read-a-thon takes place Dec. 22-Jan. 8, and complete rules are listed on the Edison website. Happy holidays everyone — hope you […]

Edison’s Scholastic Book Fair and Literacy Night

The 2016 edition of Edison Elementary’s annual winter Scholastic Book Fair is coming up Dec. 13-15, and we very much need your help to make this a success for our kids and our school! Can you pitch in? Shopping at the book fair is a great way to support Edison, because over 50% of the […]