Edison Weekly Update for week of 10/15/18

Hello all in the Land of Eagles, This is Sally Whitelock and Benita Cervantes with the weekly announcements for the week of October 15. Parent Teacher Conferences Please join us for parent-teacher conferences on October 17 and 18 from 3:45-7:45 PM in classrooms. Please sign up with your child’s teacher to learn how your child […]

PTA update – 10/10/18

PTA Meeting: Thurs, Oct 4, 5:30pm, Auditorium Thanks to the many of you who joined us this past Thursday for the Edison PTA meeting and Math Education Night. Thank you to both Ms. Swift and Ms. Lala who provided some amazing insight into the Engage Learning – Math platform We have now posted the Oct. […]

Playground Construction

As many of you have probably noticed, we are having some construction completed on our playground. The DPS grounds department is laying new ‘Pour and Play’ in the playground equipment area. The old material was ripped and breaking up. It is important to us to keep our facility safe and in good condition. The construction […]

Eagle Run update 10/9/18

We’ve tallied up the initial results for the 2018 Eagle Run and we will be announcing some VERY EXCITING news soon. We just want to make one last call for any outstanding pledges to be turned in as soon as possible!

Eagle Run

The annual Edison Eagle Run takes place Friday, September 21. 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. 21 in their Edison T-shirt (this isn’t required, but it’s strongly encouraged) […]

Registration & Back-to-School Night Information

Registration for 2018-2019 School Year Annual Family Update (previously called Online Verification) for the 2018-2019 school year will take place from July 16 until August 6.  You must have a Parent Portal account to participate online.  If you need to open a Parent Portal account so you can do the update and have access to […]

Field Day and Spring Book Fair!

Edison’s annual Field Day is Friday, May 11! Parents and family members are welcome to come watch their kids have a blast during this day of activities and fun taking place outside on the Edison school grounds. All classes Kindergarten through 5th grade will participate in events organized by our very own Mr. Auday. We’ll […]

EdFest Is April 14 – Get Your Tickets Now!

Hurry! Tickets are going fast to EdFest 2018, and it’s going to be a rockin’ night! Time to buy yours while we still have spaces left! Join us on Saturday, April 14 from 6 to 11pm at the awesome Denver Field House (Federal Blvd. and 16th Ave.) for EdFest, the Edison PTA’s annual fundraiser/auction/party for parents and members of the Edison community. […]

Raising Media Smart Kids: Followup Links

As promised during the Feb. 8, 2018 parent education night, we are providing is a link to Brian Dino’s slide deck on “Raising Media Smart Kids.” Whether you missed it or just need a refresher, the slides are well worth flipping through. They include excellent tips and points about appropriate ages for cell phones, apps, TV shows, etc. Also, […]

Internet Safety and Screen Time: Tips for Our Kids

On Feb. 8 at 6pm, join the Edison PTA, teachers, staff, and community members for a Parent Education Program on internet safety for our kids. We welcome Brian Dino, Education Technology Coordinator with Denver Public Schools (DPS), who will lead a program on internet safety for our kids, as well as providing tips for managing screen time and […]

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, […]