Summertime is always the best of what might be.- Charles BowdenNEW NEWSSchool Ends ThursdayJust a reminder that the last day of school for the year is Thursday, June 8.End of Year CalendarPlease see below for end-of the-year information:Monday, June 5 - Last day to use hall lockers (clean out and leave doors open end of day)Tuesday, June 6 - Backpacks checkedWednesday, June 7 - Backpacks checked, Celebration Day, year books distributedThursday, June 8 - Backpacks checked, last day of schoolOrder Your SchoolKidz Kit Today!Skip the lines this summer and order your school supplies online at www.shopttkits.com, then relax as SchoolKidz puts together your child's customized kit over the summer! Enter our school's account number 88068 to get to our site and order what you need.The kits will be delivered to Edgewood and will be available for pick up during our Orientation days on Friday, August 25, and Monday, August 28.Don't delay...deadline to order is Friday, June 23!Orientation and PicnicJoin us on Friday, August 25, from 7:00-10:00 a.m. for Orientation only or Monday, August 28, from 4:00-7:30 p.m. for Orientation and 4:30-6:00 p.m. for dinner. More information will be available at a later date!Edgewood Fall MusicalThe Edgewood Drama Department is excited to announce that we will be performing "Shrek the Musical, Jr." next November 9, 10, & 11, 2017. Kids interested in being a part of the cast will be able to get script pages to practice over the summer for auditions next Fall.Celebration Forms Due ASAPThe grade level end-of-the-year Celebration date is scheduled for Wednesday, June 7. The sixth grade will go bowling at the Mermaid from 8:15-10:30 a.m., the seventh grade will go to the Wynnsong Movie Theater from 11:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and the 8th grade will go to Silver View Park from 9:00 am.-1:00 p.m. and will have their talent show from 1:00-2:45 p.m. Sixth & seventh graders will have their lunch at school and a grill-out will provided to the 8th graders at the park. A very special THANK YOU to EPAT for your contribution to the FREE fun day we have planned for the students! Permission forms are due ASAP to first period teachers. Copies of the grade-level permission forms can be found in links below:Yearbooks will be distributed on this day. If you have not ordered a year book for your student, a limited amount of softcover books will be available for sale on that day for $20 each; however, 8th graders will have the option to buy first, 7th graders second, and 6th graders last.Chess Club ResultsCongratulations to the following students on their Chess Achievements this Spring!
Hitesh Beeraka - 4th Place Overall NE Regional Secondary Open Chess2016-17 Edgewoood STRIPES Chess Awards/Chess Ladder & Chess Summit with Highview:
Edgewood Ladder - 8th Grade#1 - Frederick Barlue
#2 - Emmanuel Ikebude
#3 - Ayana BentiEdgewood Summit - 8th Grade#2 - Adil Nazari#3 - Ugonna Nwosu#3 - Obinna Izoura#4 - Kalid AbdurahmanManny ThomasSam MechahEdgewood Ladder - 7th Grade#1 - Ja'Len Lloyd
#2 - Jordan Tieh
#3 - Daniel RodriguezEdgewood Ladder - 6th Grade#1 - Sam Morales
#2 - Ahmed Khalil
#3 - Khamari (Otis) TengbenSTEAM Ahead to SUMMER!We are now accepting registrations for Mounds View Schools Community Education Summer Camps. Brochures are available at Edgewood in the Front Office and Student Services. Community Ed is offering a large number of STEAM classes that will educate, engage and motivate while being just plain FUN! Whether your child is a budding artist, a serious scientist or enjoys knowing how things work. There is something for everyone! We also offer a large number of skill building sports for students entering grades 1-12.
During the summer, we accept students from other districts. Sign up with a friend or relative to enjoy activities even more.
Registrations are accepted online or by mail only. Register by May 15 and SAVE $10 per activity, discount given at checkout.
For a complete listing of Summer Camps and to register, go to https://www.moundsviewschools.org/Page/5051.
Students attending school in the Mounds View School District during the 2016/2017 school year, and qualify for free/reduced lunch may be eligible for partial scholarships. Call the Community Education Office at 651-621-7400 for more information.Student Activity BulletinA copy of the Student Activity Bulletin can be found here.OUR EYES ARE ON IRONDALEIrondale Athlete Summer Strength and SpeedSummer Strength and Speed registration and information for all Irondale athletes is available online. Click here for information: http://ihs-knight
s.com/SSS2017.EVENTS & RESOURCESFREE Mouth Guard ClinicZapfel Orthodontics is hosting a FREE mouth guard clinic on July 11, 2017, between 9 a.m.-5 p.m. This will be a time when athletes of all ages, who are not currently in braces, can come and have a custom mouth guard made for FREE! There is no appointment necessary to be seen, walk-ins are welcome. Athletic teams are welcome to come together on this day, we simply ask that they call ahead to reserve a time. We look forward to seeing everyone!Upper Midwest String CampLooking for a fun summer orchestra experience? We are inviting students in Grades 7-12 to join us for our 39th Annual Upper Midwest String Camp from Sunday, July 23, to Friday, July 28, at the College of St. Benedict. Students will experience eclectic orchestra music, string quartets, amazing concerts, new friends and fantastic teachers. Learn more and register now at http://www.mnsota.org/events/upper-midwest-camp. Forms and fees are due by June 15, 2017. For more information, please contact Dr. David Arnott, Director, UMSC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 320-363-5389.Community Program OfferingsIn addition to the youth programs and enrichment opportunities available through the District's Community Ed Department, a number of activities, camps, and youth programs are hosted by area cities, local businesses, community organizations and school PTA groups. Please see offerings available through the District attendance area here: https://www.moundsviewschools.org/edgewoodflyers.Youth Football CampJoin us for our KIDS Youth and Middle School Camp (students entering grades 2-8) on Saturday, June 10, from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at TCF Bank Stadium. Cost is $60 and is open to both boys and girls. Visit our camp website at camps.jumpforward.com/pjfleckrtbcamps. Please contact our football office with any questions at 612-825-5000.Meetings Online
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Support EdgewoodA limited supply of Locker Mates ($22) are available to keep your locker and yourself organized! Contact Ms. Mildenberger in the Front Office if you are interested in purchasing one.
You can support Edgewood by participating in the below fundraisers:
Food Taste Testing: Earn some extra $$CASH$$ and sample some really great food. All you have to do is log on and register at www.fpitesters.com.
Box Tops: Please save all of your box tops and turn them in at Edgewood. There is a drop box in the front office of the school. This is just another way to earn money for our kids. Please be sure Box Tops are not expired as they will not accept.
EPAT would like to thank you for your help and support.