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students working on a drone project
FOR Club Bake Sale

FOR Club bake sale

Staff on Halloween

Staff on Halloween

Halloween at EMS

Halloween at EMS

Eighth Grade students at STEM Conference
Students of the quarter

Students of the Quarter - Quarter One

STEM Student working on House project

STEM student working on House Project

EMS teachers

Mrs. Curry and Ms. Rook

STEM Field Trip

STEM Field trip

Our amazing counselors, Mrs. Hunt and Mr. Stratton.

Our amazing counselors, Mrs. Hunt and Mr. Stratton.

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.

EMS Students racing cars they have made.
Students sitting at table at a STEM real world experience field trip
EMS Student
Students eating V.I.P. breakfast during the day before the holiday.

Second quarter VIP Breakfast

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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EMS Gym Closed for Repairs from June 28- August 13 (Information was updated on June 19)

Please be aware, repair work has been scheduled to take place over the next couple of weeks in our Edgewood Middle School gym. While this work is underway, the gym will not be available for use from: Thursday, June 28 until Monday, August 13 We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please contact John Thomas at: john.thomas@edgewoodschools.net. Thank you for your patience while this work is being completed.
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Drag Race Competition Winners

The final Drag Race competition for the 8th grade Automation and Robotics class took place on May 22. Students designed, built, wired, and programmed a car to go as fast as possible for 20 feet using only the available VEX parts. Each period had a double elimination competition and the winners competed in the gym. The representative from each period were: period 1: Luke Smith and Zack Cornett period 2: Josh Geisz and Matt Laimo period 3: Alexis Ledford and Aniston Hunter period 4: Nate Martin and Jaden Andino Period 3's Alexis and Aniston won and represented semester 2 in the Championship. They raced the winner of Semester 1, a car designed and built by Mackenzie McIntosh and Auna Fenstermacher. The 2017-2018 champions are Mackenzie and Auna. Their car, named Pheobe, crossed the line before their Semester 2 competition. Congratulations to all the competitors and the champions!
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Reverse Job Fair

Typically, a Job Fair is where individuals interested in working for a company can speak to a recruiter about employment opportunities. As part of a career exploration project, our EMS students were challenged to conduct a Reverse Job Fair.
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Medication Reminder for End of School Year & Information for Next School Year

We are fast approaching the last day of school and would like to remind you to please pick up any medication that your child has been taking at school. It is our district’s policy that students may not transport medicine to and from school, and an adult must be responsible for the medication due to safety reasons. If you have already counted out the medications and know that there will be none left, you will not need to come to the clinic. Any medications left at school after June 1, 2018, will be destroyed and discarded. Continue reading for important information pertaining to prescription and non-prescription medication for next school year, including a Medication Permit form for 2018-2019 school year.
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8th Grade Career Exploration Trip to Butler Tech

Our EMS 8th Graders had the opportunity to visit Butler Tech recently to experience hands-on career training. Wyatt Wilhoit had a chance to try out his construction abilities; Madison Dirksen had a chance to teach pre-school physical education; Radical Rothermal made a commercial arts video and Paeton Emmert spent time giving a perm in the Cosmetology lab. Students will be conducting a Reverse Career Fair on May 22, at EMS, to present their projects on careers they have explored.
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Fine Arts Festival

Our EMS student artists, vocalists & musicians showcased their amazing talent on May 10 at the 13th Annual Fine Arts Festival. The 8th Grade Choir, Overtures, Jazz and Concert bands were terrific. The live sculptures were also a huge hit and everyone who attended the event was blown away by the stunning gallery of art displayed in Cougar Lobby. Thanks to the EMS Art & Music departments for hosting this incredible event for our students. Please follow The Art Dept. on social media at: Instagram: artontheedge or on Twitter: EMS_ART
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EHS Student and EMS Band Director had a "Once in a Lifetime Opportunity"

Nathan Abney, 10th Grader at EHS, and Mr. Nick Fields, Band Director for EMS and Assistant Band Director for EHS, performed with the Southwestern Ohio Symphonic Band on May 1st. They were asked to fill percussion positions for this performance which was a rare opportunity. The performance was held at the Cincinnati Music Hall, a nationally recognized concert hall. Receiving a special invitation to play was an honor both of these Edgewood musicians will never forget! Congratulations to both of you for being asked to perform with such a prestigious band.
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Our EMS Girls Track Team are SWOC League Champions!

Congratulations to our EMS Girls Track Team on winning the SWOC League Championship on May 2! During the awards banquet on May 3, Coach Kevin McDonell said to the team, "You each progressed individually this year, which made our team stronger. It was that effort which resulted in this outstanding accomplishment!" Great job ladies, Edgewood is so proud of you!
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Stay Safe. Speak Up! Hotline- Goes Live Sunday, April 8

Students who believe they have been harassed, bullied, victimized by fellow students, or have other concerns which may jeopardize the safety of students, staff or our school facilities are asked to Speak Up! and promptly report the issue. Starting Sunday, April 8, our district's "Stay Safe. Speak Up!" hotline will go live. Students, parents/guardians as well as staff members may use it. Issues can be submitted by phone or online. More details are provided in the attached letter to all students, parents/guardians and staff.
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March 14th Florida Unity Day

Edgewood High School and Middle School students showed their sympathy and support to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas students on March 14 by participating in a Florida Unity Day. Those students and staff members who were killed on February 14 were remembered by our students by observing a moment of silence and wearing their school colors. Cards and a banner were provided to allow anyone the opportunity to express their sympathy and words of comfort. The Edgewood FCA hosted a gathering, prior to the start of school, for anyone who wanted to share their prayers of support for those impacted by the tragedy in Parkland, Florida.
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Enhancing Blackboard Communications from Edgewood

Edgewood uses the Blackboard system as our primary communication tool for notifying our parents, students and staff about upcoming events, activities, student attendance, as well as crisis communications. These communications are issued as emails, text messages and/or phone calls, based on an individual's preference. As part of our safety and security strategy, we use the Blackboard system, in addition to our website (www.edgewoodschools.com) and our district's Facebook page (facebook.com/EdgewoodCitySchools), to issue crisis communication.
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STEM Design Challenge at ThermoFisher Scientific

Teams of 8th Grade EMS STEM students participated in a design challenge competition with seven other school districts on February 23. Congratulations to one of our teams who received the “Best Technical Knowledge” award. Overall, all of our teams did a great job in representing Edgewood at this event.
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Update on Brief Lockdown at Edgewood Middle School on Tuesday, February 6

A text message was sent to an EMS teacher about suspicious activity taking place in Trenton. The teacher quickly notified the EMS administrators. Precautionary action was taken to place EMS on lockdown at 1:53pm until more details about the situation could be determined. Trenton Police Department was immediately contacted. They verified the situation had been investigated and did not warrant any threat to the school. The lockdown was lifted within 4 minutes of taking effect. All our students and staff were safe and secure while the situation was investigated.
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Fearlessly Female Project Makes Positive Impacts

Our Fearlessly Female culminating project was completed this week. Ms. Mahon, Mrs. Baker, Mrs. A. Brown, Mrs. Curry, Mrs. Wiggins and our 6th, 7th and 8th grade members of our Fearlessly Female group worked hard picking out positive quotes, measuring spaces and ordering decals. They all worked together to mount these quotes throughout EMS to reinforce these positive messages to our students and staff. The end result is marvelously uplifting!
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Winners of the EMS Drag Car Race Competition

Students in Mrs. Murphy's Automation and Robotic STEM classes designed & built drag cars this fall. Each class held individual races to test their designs. Winners from each of her four classes then competed in a final race on Monday morning with all EMS students cheering them on. The winning team for the Grand Prize was....
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