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Ronald McDonald Mobile Dentist Coming in November

The Ronald McDonald Dental Care Mobile will be coming to Edgewood on November 17th and 18th.   Permission forms were sent home the week of October 20th.  The only students who are not eligible for the Care Mobile are those who already have a relationship with a local dentist.  The purpose of this program is to help those students who have not been able to access local care.

Life Skills Program

The School Counselors, School Nurse, and Officer Linz (DARE) will be conducting in-house life skills programming that will address topics of concern common among middle school-aged students. The 5th grade students will receive instruction about Adolescent Growth and Development.

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Reminder Edgewood Parents:  Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Monday, November 3 from from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and on Wednesday, November 5 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  Please contact your child's teacher if you have not scheduled a conference time.
 

Morning Annoucements: 10/31/14

Good Morning Edgewood!

Spirit Days This Week

It is a Wooster beat Orrville Spirit Week.  Support your Generals and show school spirit!
Wednesday:  Color Day (Do not wear black or red but wear tie dye/neon)
Thursday: Camouflage (Let's Be Part of the General's Army)
Friday: Beat Orrville (Weat your General's colors of blue and gold)

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!

The Book Fair dates and times are listed below.  It will be held in the library. Students can visit during their recess time each day. Families and students may also visit during conferences.

Market Day: Pick-Up Nov. 3

Market Day is fundraising food cooperative, providing opportunities to raise money for schools by selling food products.  Please take a look at all of the products they have to offer at https://www.marketday.com.  Our deadline for paper orders is October 24 in the office, or online orders is October 29 at 11 pm.

Wrestling: Schedules for 7th Grade & Parent Meeting

There will open mats for those 7th graders who are interested in wrestling this winter.  The open mats will be held on November 3, 5, 10, and 12 from 6-7:30 at Edgewood.  Please view the schedule to see all the dates and matches for wrestling 2015.

Basketball Information for 7th Graders

There will be basketball open gyms and try-outs coming soon for our 7th Grade athletes.  Please remember that they need a sports physical completed or on file from fall sports.  The informational flyer for the boys or girls can be found here.

New York City Trip: Reservations due 10/31

Have you ever wanted to visit the Big Apple?  Here is your chance to visit New York City.  Edgewood is planning a bus trip the weekend of December 5th.  You can get more information by viewing the reservation form.

Veteran Day T-Shirts For Sale

All students are encouraged to wear this t-shirt on Veterans Day. They are sold before school from 7:45am until 8:10am. The cost is $5.00 that is donated to the Wounded Wariors Project or 10 cans of food donated to People to People

Veterans Day Luncheon on November 11, 2014

Edgewood students are encouraged to invite a veteran or an active service member for lunch with him or her on November 11, 2014. The lunch will be followed with an assembly. Please click here for more information.

Yearbooks For Sale

Edgewood Yearbooks are for sale, online only, until January 24, 2015. Yearbooks will be given to students during the last week of school. Click here for more information. Click here to order today! Search EDGEWOOD SCHOOL 5TH-7TH GRADE. 

Math Counts

There will be a meeting after school  Thursday, November 6th, until 4 in Mrs. Frantz's room.  Please bring your completed math sets.

7th Grade Power of the Pen

The prctice schedule is below.   Please see Mrs. Fenton if you have an questions.

 

October 28
November 4,11,18
December 2, 9, 16
January 6, 13, 20, 27
February 3, 17, 24
March 3,10, 24
April 7,14,21, 28
May 5, 12, 19 STATE QUALIFIERS ONLY

Academic Challenge

Academic Challenge is a great way to test students' knowledge and speed! The team has placed 3rd place at Tri-County 2014 and has competed at nationals two years in a row!

Student Council

All Edgewood students are welcome to join Student Council. They meet every Thursday morning in the library from 8:00am until 8:10am. See everyone there! 

Chess Club

Do you like to play chess?  We have a club for you.  It meets on Tusdays starting October 7th.  It is held in the High School Library at 7 pm.  Ther is more information available here.

Math 24 Club

The Math 24 Club for 5th and 6th grades will meet on Wednesdays during 7th Period.  You must have a pass to attend so please see Ms. Massaro if you interested.

Drama Club

Are you interested in Theater and Drama? Sign up for EDGEWOOD DRAMA CLUB!  The club will focus on all aspects of theater including improvisation, set design, blocking plays, scene work, stage make-up, monologues, skits and a spring production of our own!

Singing Club

Do you like to sing and perform for people?  Is so, this club is for you.  You will meet during your exploratory periods in Room 102.  They will have two performances throughout the year.  The 5th graders will meet weekly on Thursday and Friday.  The 6th graders will meet weekly on Monday and Wednesday. All students are welcome to participate.

Four Star Generals

There are students nominated each month by their teachers to be a Four Star General.  They are chosen based on leadership skills, character skills, academic achievements, and many other attributes.  You can view those students chosen at the School Newsletter at the left of the screen each month.  To view the students for October, go to the School Newletter.

City Of Wooster Edgewood Allotment Concrete Repair Project

The City of Wooster will be starting on a project to repair the concrete streets in the Edgewood Allotment neighborhood, which includes Taylor Avenue, Kinney Street, Imgard Street, McClure Street, and Mather Hill Drive.  The work is planned to start the week of Labor Day and will take about 2 months to complete.

Get Involved with the Parent-Teacher Organization

Come and get involved with Edgewood by joining the PTO and helping our school.  The meetings start at 6:30pm and are held in the school library.  Below are the meeting date.  We hope to see you there!

September 11
October 9
November 13
January 8
February 12
March 12
May 7

Boys & Girls Club After School Program

Boys & Girls Club of Wooster After School Program begins on August 25.  It is held at Edgewood Middle School from 3:15-7 pm.  The students will be provided with homework help, recreation programs, and meal/snacks.  The annual membership fee is $15. Scholarships are available.

Wooster General's Club

A before-school program for Edgewood Middle School Students.

Wooster General's Club Flyer

Required for Incoming 7th Graders

An additional dose of Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis immunization) is recommended for 11 and 12 year olds and required, by law, for all students entering 7th grade. This proof is needed at or before Fall registration!!!

Parent Portal

A Parent Portal has been created - this is used by families to add/change/delete numbers in our outbound calling system.  Please review the flyer and/or view the Communications tab on the district web page for more information.

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