Edison Eagles Newsletter

Rev. 4/11/21

Congratulations to our Edison Students of the Month!
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Some Edison reminders:

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade attend in-person Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.


3rd-5th grade Cohort A attend in-person Monday and Tuesday.


3rd-5th grade Cohort B attend in-person Thursday and Friday.

School starts at 9:45 and ends PROMPTLY at 3:20.


On asynchronous Wednesdays, we have a late start of 10:35.


Remember to answer the health questions every day on the family app—all students must wait in the library until those questions are answered.


Bring your laptop, charger and warm coat to school every day. Please wear tennis shoes every day.

Welcome Back to Edison Classrooms!
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For students taking the bus, please check the bus website or call the Edison office

Hello Edison parents, please check your child's bus route at https://www.tacomaschools.org/departments/transportation or call the office at 253.571.1700 to verify your student's bus information.
Go to the Tacoma Public School Family App!

Click here to register or log in for the day. Each student must have this completed every day BEFORE arriving at school.

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Edison's Title 1 Resources for Families

What is Title 1? Title I is the largest federally funded program for elementary, middle, and high schools. Title I helps students, teachers, and parents!

A note from our counselors...

Please contact our counselors Mrs. Slaughter and Mrs. Haines! They would love to get to know you and see if you have any needs--food, learning resources, internet, etc. They have many resources for our students! Please take the Edison Student survey for 2020-21 https://bit.ly/3hUqpLq

Social Emotional Learning Lab - "But It's Not My Fault"

Let's read a book! Click the link above for our book of the month!

Teach children to stop making excuses and blaming others when they make mistakes.


My name is Norman David Edwards but everybody calls me Noodle. Sometimes things happen to me that get me into trouble. But it's not my fault!


This first book in the new Responsible Me! series, follows Noodle through a very rough day at school. It just isn't his fault that his brother's game ran late and he didn't finish his homework.


Or that his mom forgot to remind him to turn in his library book.
Or that Mary Gold got in his airspace and hit his arm with her head...


Join Noodle on his journey as he learns not to blame others or try to find fault; but instead practices accepting responsibility, and turns his very rough day into a very good NEW day!


Elementary school kids will identify with Noodle as he makes one excuse after another for his behavior and choices that lead to unwanted consequences. By learning to accept responsibility he finds instead how to use mistakes as opportunities for problem-solving and to turn negatives into positives.


Stop the Blame Game with this book written for kids in grades K-5. Tips for parents, counselors, and teachers are included.

Meals for Edison Students

Families, Edison’s meal distribution system will work in the following way:


Lunches for remote learning students are available at Edison each school day 11:30-12:30 from the Edison office.


Students can also pick up meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday- Friday at Baker, First Creek, Giaudrone, Gray, Jason Lee, Mason, Meeker, Stewart, Truman and Wainwright, as well as scheduled stops on 33 routes through district neighborhoods.


Go to Nutrition Services - Tacoma Public Schools (tacomaschools.org) for more details and a weekly menu.

I need to apply for free and reduced school lunches.

If you qualify for free and reduced-price meals, you might also be eligible for things like free access to internet or discounts on childcare or cable television service.

Go to the Edison remote learning and tech page.

Click here for remote learning news and tech resources.

Sign up for Edison announcements via text!

Edison sends out regular texts with all sorts of information, resources, and announcements. Sign up for the new school year.