Final Exam Schedule
Tuesday, February 3rd - Day 2
First day of Semester 2
Wednesday, February 4th – Day 1
2nd and 4th blocks, Midterms yearlong Day 1 classes
Scholastic Bowl Tournament
Congratulations to the Edison Academic Team for placing second at the Conference 13 Scholastic Bowl Tournament Saturday, January 17th here at Edison. Edison advances to the 5A North Regional Tournament, to be held on Saturday, January 31 at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville. Go Eagles!
Edison Drama One Act Festival
Edison Drama Presents One Act Festival Thursday, February 5 & Friday, February 6 at 7:00pm. 8 shows over two nights! Student Directed One Acts. Purchase tickets at the door for $5, one price for everyone. Purchase tickets online at OneAct Festival 2015. Limited free tickets for Senior Citizens at Reservations.
Edison Science Fair
Edison High School will be hosting a Science Fair on Saturday February 7th from 9:00-12:00 in the Lecture Hall. We welcome parents and the public to view our student projects beginning at 10:30. If you have any questions or are interested in judging, please contact Laura Prince at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edison's 4th Annual HBCU Fair
Edison High School’s 4th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities(HBCU) Fair will be held Thursday, February 19th, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Speak to Historically Black Colleges and Universities campus representatives at The Edison High School HBCU College Fair! Some representatives will be providing: application fee waivers, scholarship awards, and on-site admissions opportunities. For more information download the flyer or contact: Ms. Rivera, College & Career Center Specialist (703) 924-8028 or email@example.com.
College Partnership Program (CPP) Recruitment
The College Partnership Program (CPP) recruitment is open through Friday, March 20th , we are looking for eligible candidates for the program. The program is for 9th through 11th grade students with a 2.5 GPA in their core subjects, but preference is given to first generation students. CPP is a motivational program designed to increase the academic aspiration and enrollment of students in college, particularly first generation college students and minority students. Services include academic counseling, college orientation, parents and community involvement. Factors for consideration of candidates (they do not have to meet all the criteria, just some):
• Represents first generation college attendance
• Member of an ethnic minority
• Demonstrates ability to achieve and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
• Is a member of one of the NCLB subgroups identified as being in the achievement gap
• Demonstrates willingness to pursue advanced coursework
• Demonstrates leadership in school and/or community activities
• Represents family with income insufficient to support college without financial assistance
CPP is an awesome program that offers mentoring, free college trips, preparation for the college admissions process, one-on-one help in securing scholarship money in the senior year and many other services. If you know of interested students who meet the criteria above, please send them our way. Applications are available in Student Services and Career Center. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Betty Dely, CPP Advocate by email: Bdely@fcps.edu or (703) 924-8149.
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The Edison High School Math Center
Students can access the Math Center during their lunch period, Eagle Time and after school on Thursdays. Student Tutors and Math Teachers will be available to help with homework, catch-up work, and review.
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National Forensics League's Leading Chapter Award
Edison High School earned the National Forensics League's 2013-14 Leading Chapter Award in the state of Virginia. We will be honored with the award at the National District Tournament in 2015. The award is a "coveted honor... the highest recognition the Association can bestow." According to the NFL, the award "reflects 377 members and degrees in your time as coach... several hundred students have been taught communication, analysis, leadership, and social skills... It serves as an indication of your relentless dedication to these students and to speech and debate education. Your efforts truly embody our mission of giving youth a voice." Edison received the award out of more than 3,000 schools Nationwide! Congratulations Stacey Kiggins and Edison students, for this remarkable achievement!!
Thomas A Edison HS
5801 Franconia Rd
Alexandria, VA 22310
Pamela Brumfield, Principal
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