Princess for a Night (PFAN)May6
Princess for a Night (PFAN) is a project in which prom dresses and accessories are collected from the community and made available to high school students for free. Last year 500 young ladies benefitted at the five locations! Please donate formal dresses, shoes, handbags, jewelry and any unused make up to Ginger White Robertson in the Edison Academy Office at Entrance #13 between April 4th and May 6th. Please contact Ginger at 703-924-8100 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thank you for your support!
Rose Hill Players Present What a Knight!May6May7
Join Rose Hill Elementary School’s Rose Hill players at Thomas A. Edison High School (5801 Franconia Rd., Alexandria) on Friday, May 6th at 7pm and Saturday, May 7th at 1pm and 7pm for What a Knight!, a hilarious musical adventure featuring a castle full of colorful characters, including precocious princesses, a talking dragon, and Merlin and his Magic Mirror. Tickets will be available at the door ($5 for adults, $3 for children, $1 for children at matinee). Concessions will be available for sale.
Edison's 2016-2017 Bell Schedule
Edison's bell schedule will not change in the 2016-2017 school year, we will continue to start at 8:10am and dismiss at 2:55pm.
Model UN Club
18 delegates from Edison’s Model UN Club traveled to Ashburn April 30th for a an all-day conference. 15 schools participated with our Eagles ultimately selected as "Outstanding Large Delegation". Many of the delegates were individually recognized as well for their work during the day. Please join me in recognizing and congratulating them for their collective efforts.
U.S. Presidential Scholars
Senior Anthony Glad has been named a Semifinalist for U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education. Congratulations Anthony! Semifinalists are: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/psp/2016/semifinalists.pdf.
State Science Olympiad Tournament
On Saturday April 16th, 19 Edison students traveled to the University of Virginia to compete in the State Science Olympiad Tournament. We won 4 medals, and performed well in all events!
Special Congratulations to:
• Shahanara Akter and Anthony Glad for 5th place in Chem Lab
• Fares Hasan and Mahmoud Baloul for 5th place in Air Trajectory
• Nick Rohde for 6th place in Robot Arm
• Daniel Berry and Sydnie Tran for 6th place in Invasive Species
• Congratulations to all the students!
Staff Spirit Week
Edison had staff spirit week April 11-15. Monday - College Shirts, Tuesday - Twin Day, Wednesday - Neon, Thursday - Movie Theme, Friday - Spirit Wear. The highlight of the week was Movie Theme Thursday. Each department picked a movie and dressed as characters. Click the images for larger versions.
Eagles Post - Edison Spirit Wear Store
Open on Fridays 7:45-8:00am and 3:00-3:15pm
The store is located in the front of the school across from the Career Center in the A hallway.
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Graduation will be held at the George Mason University EagleBank Arena, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, on Wednesday June 15th at 2:00 p.m. For all Graduation information please download this PDF.
Rising 9th Grade STEM Information
Is your student interested in STEM or STEM-related field (Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math)? Do they prefer experiential, hands-on learning? Do they want to be part of a unique group of 9th graders getting to tackle real-world problems through the lens of STEM? If so, then the new Global Stem Challenges Program could be a wonderful opportunity for them! To find out more about this program and the benefits of participating check out this presentation, or contact Deborah Guillen.
Rising 9th Grade Presentations
Student Information System (SIS)
Parent Account Information
The SIS (Student Information System) Parent Account is an online tool parents can use to access information about their child’s attendance, class schedule and performance, discipline incidents, and health information. Videos on SIS Parent Account registration and navigation are available online. The Parent Account login is here.