February 20, 2017
Panther Night is Fri., Feb. 24 from 6:30-8 PM - All students are invited to come hang out at Edison. We will have basketball, volleyball, bag games and board games. We will even have a little karaoke singing. Delicious concessions will be available. So grab a friend and come on over for a fun filled phone free night!
Parents, we are looking for 5 more parents to help supervise at Panther Night. Please consider coming on over to help us out. Contact Katie McBride at email@example.com if you are available. It can be fun for parents, too! Grab a friend or spouse and help out your child's school.
Please keep “slime” at home - Over the last couple of weeks, many students have started bringing “slime”, or oobleck, to school. Unfortunately, it has become a distraction as students are playing with it during class time. Please help us ensure that these containers of “slime” remain at home.
FREE DuPage Area STEM Expo is Saturday, February 25, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM - Take advantage of this interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math. Over 50 displays, presentations, projects to take home and activities for school age children, grades K – 6. The DuPage Area STEM Expo, in conjunction with national Engineers Week, is a specialized event designed to promote the awareness of professional and educational opportunities provided among engineering and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.
Some things to do at the Expo:
Explore the explosive power of Nitrogen and cryogenics at the infamous Mr. Freeze show
Visit this hands-on shake table and construct an “earthquake resistant” LEGO® skyscraper
NEW! Construct a Nakamura Lock Paper Airplane with Engineering for Kids
Experience a hands-on modern fire detection and alarm simulation
Join Engineering for Kids, DuPage Children’s Museum, Zoom into Engineering, LEGO® Robotics , SPARK and more for hands-on STEM exploration activities!
FREE Dental Exams on March 13 - The Smile Squad Mobile Dental Clinic will be at Edison on Friday, March 13. The Smile Squad is a program through the DuPage County Health Department. All students are eligible to attend the clinic. This is a great way for any student to get a dental cleaning and exam completed. Please find attached information letter and permission form in English or Spanish below. Contact the health office at 630-665-3937 for questions or additional information.
6th Grade Dental Exam Forms Due May 15 - All 6th grade parents: your 6th grader is required to have a proof of dental exam on file in the health office. Dental exam forms are due by May 15, 2017. Forms can be found on the district Health Services website or in the Edison health office.
Student Spotlight - In an effort to promote positive leadership at Edison, we would like you to let us know if your child shines his/her BRIGHT LIGHT outside of school. We would like to spotlight students who exemplify the Panther Way! Email Mrs. Madalinski at Deana.Madalinski@cusd200.org using the subject "Student Spotlight: CHILD'S NAME/grade" and leave a brief message about your child's volunteer work, service projects, or special acts of kindness. We will "spotlight" these students on Friday's school announcements.
Intensive Anxiety Clinic for Children & Teens - Riverview Child and Family Therapy’s Intensive Anxiety Clinic teaches children and adolescents the basic skills necessary to effectively manage their anxiety and lead fuller, more enjoyable lives. For more information, visit http://
Tues., Feb. 21
Girls Basketball v. Hubble at home
Thurs., Feb. 23
Girls Basketball @ Leman
Fri., Feb. 24
Panther Night, 6:30-8 PM
Have a great week!
Rachel Bednar, Principal