Update for Week of December 17

Hello all in the Land of Eagles,

This is Sally Whitelock and Benita Cervantes with the weekly announcements for the week of December 17.

Read-a-thon
The 4th annual Edison Read-A-Thon has kicked off with students setting personal reading goals during Library time.

Extended: Parents and Guardians, please submit sponsor information at this link: https://goo.gl/forms/sXCghFWNDG7JNrR62
through 12/20 and the Read-A-Thon committee will contact sponsors via email.

Donation payments can be made at ANY time at this link: https://edisonpt.ejoinme.org/readathon

FAQs at http://edison.dpsk12.org/read-a-thon/

Questions or to donate prizes, contact edisonreadathon@gmail.com

Thanks to everyone who came out to our first ever BookBar BookFair! Stay tuned for results. Over $1000 in new books were delivered to classrooms this week from our proceeds from the fall Usborne Book Fair!

Student Ambassador’s Food Drive – Hat Day
Edison’s 4th and 5th grade student leaders, the Student Ambassadors, are hosting a Hat Day on Tuesday, December 18 to support the food bank. Students can wear a hat to school and bring a $1 donation which will be donated to the food bank along with all the food!

Fire Safety Assembly
during the school day on Thursday, December 20.

Parent Education Seminar
Please join us on Thursday, January 10 at 6:00 PM to participate in an engaging conversation about privilege, diversity and equity. Bill De La Cruz, a DPS expert on equity and inclusive cultures, will present. The work of eliminating opportunity gaps belongs to everyone in DPS. It is important for all of us to focus on how ourn actions further our shared value of equity. Bill De La Cruz supports educators and the community at large with resources and supports to ensure inclusive environments, which help to narrow achievement gaps.

Happy Holidays
No school December 22 through January 6. ‚Äč