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Students vs. Teachers Volleyball Match

Know Theater

KNOW Theatre Visits EMS

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Manufacturing Day at FESTO

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Manufacturing Day at ILS

SWOC Track Champs

Our SWOC Track Champs!

Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing Day

The Overtures

The Overtures

Living sculptures

Art Show living sculptures 

PBIS

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Our Secretaries, Nurse & Head Custodian

Flying a drone

Learning to fly drones

EMS Volleyball Team

EMS Volleyball Team

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Staff on Halloween

Staff on Halloween

Halloween at EMS

Halloween at EMS

STEM Student working on House project

STEM student working on House Project

FOR Club donating Kindness Gram fundraiser proceeds to the grade six experiential learning field trip.

FOR Club donating Kindness Gram fundraiser proceeds to the grade six experiential learning field trip.

Students sitting at table at a STEM real world experience field trip
EMS in Cincinnati
Students accepting Rachel's Challenge.
Auditorium doors at EMS
Instrumental Musicians at EMS
Faculty and students at EMS assembly.
Mr. Fields and members of the band.
Amazing Race

Amazing Race Poster Winners

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Band Concert Scheduled Thursday, December 6

Please join us on Thursday evening, December 6, at 7 pm for our fall band concert. Edgewood student-musicians from grades 6th-12th will perform at the district's auditorium. The band will only have one scheduled performance for this concert.
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Canned Food Drive Starts Monday, December 3 - Let's Fill the Bus!

EMS students and staff will be collecting food from Dec. 3 through Dec. 14. The students will be able to drop them off in their House (Bear, Owl, Fox, Wolf) barrel in the main lobby at EMS. Our school wide goal is 4,000 items! Last year, we collected 3,800 canned goods, so we know we can achieve this year's goal and "fill the bus"! All donations will be given to the EMA Food Pantry in Trenton. The winning House will be announced at our White Christmas assembly on Friday, Dec. 14. Winners get a “Donut Social”. Some items that can be donated include: soup, canned veggies, canned fruit, tuna, ketchup, peanut butter, jelly, mustard, Ramen noodles, rice, mac and cheese, cereal, instant oatmeal, and spaghetti. Please make sure the food is not in glass containers, and is not expired.
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Competition Cheer Squads Finish Season

Congratulations to our EMS & EHS competition cheer squads on an amazing season! The hard work & dedication of these amazing young ladies was wonderful to watch in the all 7 competitions they competed in this season!
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Mrs. Brown Presents at OMLA & Conducts 1st Music Fest

Mrs. Alaura Brown, Edgewood Middle School math teacher, spoke at the Ohio Middle Level Association Conference in Sandusky, Ohio in October that over 900 teachers attended. She was one of 100 speakers at this year’s event. Mrs. Brown spoke on Gamification, which is a new area in education. Her presentation focused on how to incorporate interactive, high interest gamification elements such as leader boards and badges into the classroom. This new approach in education incorporates game elements into a non-game setting. It leads to elevated engagement and increased motivation in nearly all students. Mrs. Brown was also responsible for hosting Edgewood’s first Music Fest on November 16. This event focused on investigating the relationship and history between mathematics and music. Over 50 student-musicians from Edgewood Middle School and Edgewood High School attended the interactive event.
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Date Change for OHSAA Winter Sports Parent Meeting

The OHSAA mandatory Winter Sports Parent meeting scheduled for Tuesday Nov. 6 will be rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 pm in the EHS Gymnasium. This meeting is mandatory for any parent who has a student participating in winter sports or cheer (Grades 7-12).
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7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball Tryouts

The second day of 7th and 8th Grade Girls basketball tryouts will take place on Monday November 5 from 4:00 -5:30 pm at the middle school. If you have questions, please contact Coach Farris at: Aaron.farris@edgewoodschools.net
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Playoff Football Game Tickets Go on Sale October 31

Tickets go on sale Wednesday for Friday's State Playoff Football Game! Tickets can be purchased at Todds IGA Express (313 W. State Street) & Skyline Chili (917 W. State Street) in Trenton. Students & staff can purchase tickets in the EHS Cafeteria from 10:30 am -12:30 pm (Wed-Fri). Pre-sale tickets are $8.00 for students, adults & senior citizens. Tickets will be $9.00 at the gate. Ticket prices are set by OHSAA. Please be aware, there is NO RESERVED PARKING for Friday's Playoff game. Parking will be $2.00 per car.
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Girls Basketball Tryouts Scheduled

Girls basketball tryouts for 7th and 8th grade girls will take place on Thursday, November 1 from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm at the middle school gym. Questions can be directed to Coach Farris at: aaron.farris@edgewoodschools.net
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Leadership Training Provided by Cincinnati KNOW Theatre

As part of this week's Red Ribbon Week activities, the Cincinnati KNOW Theatre met with over 60 students from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Students participating in this leadership training included student council, PBIS captains, and student ambassadors. The focus of the event was leading with courage and how to stop bullying. Students identified how to effectively handle bullying situations and learned about skills they can use to help others who are bullied. These students were then able to share this information with the entire 7th Grade in an assembly later in the day. Special thanks to the KNOW Theatre for this great advice and for providing Character Traits wristbands!
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EMS Wrestling Update

Our Junior High wrestling team will have conditioning October 29-November 2 from 3:15 pm-5:30 pm. The conditioning will take place at the high school. Coach Coffey will meet the athletes at EMS at 2:55 pm. A bus will take them to the high school. Athletes can meet Coach Coffey outside the wrestling room. Athletes will need to be picked up by parents at the high school at 5:30 pm. Practice for Junior High wrestling will start on November 5 from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm at Edgewood Middle School. Questions can be directed to Coach Parker at: aparker@new-miami.k12.oh.us
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So Much to Celebrate!

Our 8th grade football team won the SWOC beating Mount Healthy on October 17. The team is coached by Mr. McDonnell and Mr. Comstock. Our 7th grade football team gained a share of the SWOC title by beating Mount Healthy as well on October 17. The team is coached by Mr. Wells and Mr. Stratton. Our 8th grade girls volleyball team finished second in the SWOC volleyball tournament. The team is coached by Mr. Klinedinst. 8th grader Colton Hunt won the junior high boys SWOC cross country meet. Team is coached by Mr. Hendal and Miss Butts. Congratulations to all the student-athletes and their coaches on these outstanding achievements! We are proud of all of you!
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EMS on Brief Lockdown This Morning (October 18)

As a precautionary measure, our Edgewood Middle School was placed on a brief lockdown this morning when a student created an outburst in one of the halls, prior to class change. The lockdown lasted approximately 7 minutes. The situation was quickly resolved by the Administrators at EMS. No weapons were involved, all students were safe during the lockdown and classes have resumed as normal. As a reminder, when a school is on lockdown, students are restricted to their classroom and are not released from the classroom until lockdown has concluded. No one is permitted into the school during a lockdown.
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Girls 7th & 8th Grade Basketball Open Gyms Dates

Girls Junior High Basketball Open Gyms are being held on October 17, 18, 24, and 25 for 7th and 8th grade girls. These will take place at the EMS gyms from 4:00-5:30 pm on each of these dates. If you have questions, contact Coach Aaron Farris at: arron.farris@edgewoodschools.net
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7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball: Open Gym & Tryout Dates Announced

Mark your calendar! There will be an Open Gym on Tuesday, October 30, Wednesday, October 31, and November 1 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm for 7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball. Tryouts will take place Monday, November 5 and Wednesday, November 7 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm. The Open Gym and Tryouts will take place in the gyms at EMS. If you have questions, contact Mr. Neal Colegate at: neal.colegate@edgewoodschools.net
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