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Operation Gratitude Service Project

EMS selected Operation Gratitude as one of their community service projects this school year. Operation Gratitude is a non-profit organization that provides care packages to those serving in the Armed Forces, first responders, veterans, wounded heroes and their caregivers, new military graduates as well as military families. EMS students and staff donated over 650 items for the care packages, handmade 500 paracord bracelets, which are extremely useful in survival or emergency situations, and wrote over 150 Thank You cards and letters of encouragement. Students and staff assembled the care packages and shipped them out before the end of the school year. The total weight of all the packages exceeded 100 pounds! This school-wide project was part of PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) initiative launched this year. Student participated in multiple projects and activities which reinforced Edgewood’s Character Traits and expectations throughout the year. This project reinforced the district’s mission to ensure all students succeed as lifelong learners and productive citizens, through challenging and meaningful learning opportunities.
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Fine Arts Festival Video: Edgewood Experience

Our EMS Fine Arts departments hosted their 14th annual Fine Arts Festival in May. This festival showcased our students hard work and amazing talents. The students created an Edgewood Experience video that highlighted the artists, their creations, as well as the choral and band performances. Enjoy!
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EMS Boys Track Team Wins SWOC!

Congratulations to our Edgewood Middle School boys track team! They won the SWOC this year! Also, a big shout out to our EMS athletes who participated & placed at the OHSAA Junior High State track meet. They include Brick Barker in pole vault & Braden Sullivan in 110M Hurdles (pictured). Cassidy Claxton also participated in the 100M Hurdles. Great job to all these student-athletes!
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EMS Student Wins National Writing Contest

Laura Yeckel, a 6th grade student at EMS entered the Storyworks' Hello Contest that challenged students to write a letter explaining how to greet people around the world. After submitting her letter, Laura was chosen as one of the five winners from all of the StoryWorks' readers across the United States. She was awarded her own personal journal to continue writing! Congratulations Laura on being selected as one of the winners! We are so proud of you!
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Edgewood City Schools Hires New Principal for Edgewood Middle School

Russ Fussnecker, Superintendent of Edgewood City Schools, introduced Jim Dallio as the new Edgewood Middle School principal this afternoon. Mr. Dallio is the current assistant principal at Wyoming Middle School in Wyoming, Ohio. The Edgewood Board of Education (BOE) approved Dallio’s hire on May 20 at the BOE meeting. He will start his new position on August 1, 2019. “I am excited to welcome Jim Dallio to the Edgewood family. He comes to Edgewood with a multitude of diverse experiences that will be instrumental as we continue to help our students achieve at their highest potential,” said Russ Fussnecker. As the new principal of Edgewood Middle School, Mr. Dallio stated, “I look forward to working with the students and their families, collaborating with the staff at the middle school as well as working with the Edgewood administration team.”
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8th Grade Washington DC Trip

Many of our EMS 8th Graders went on our annual Washington DC trip. They spent 3 days visiting memorials, museums, and historic places that have given them memories for a lifetime. Here are a few photos of students presenting a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier and visiting with survivors of the Holocaust.
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1st Annual Athletic Summit Announced!

Cougar Athletes, Save the Date! Incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors & seniors planning to participate in a sport in the 2019-2020 school year are invited to attend our EHS Athletic Summit on July 31, 9am-2pm (includes boys and girls fall, spring & winter athletes).
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Last Day of School with One Hour Early Release

Thursday, May 23 is the last day of school for Preschoolers - 11th Grade students. Students in Preschool- 8th Grade will be on a One Hour Early Release on May 23. Bus schedules will be adjusted to accommodate this One Hour Early Release. (9th, 10th, and 11th Grade students will be following their Final Exam Schedule and Early Release Schedule starting May 21- May 23. Refer to the Edgewood High School web page for details).
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Parents, Pickup Your Students Medication by May 31

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. 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 May 31, 2019 will be destroyed and discarded. We thank you for your cooperation and support in this very important matter.
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Field Trip to Jungle Jim's was Amazing

Our students had the opportunity to visit Jungle Jim's and saw a side of this business that few ever know about! Jungle Jim's staff created a detailed curriculum that exposed our students to what you need to know in order to work at this international grocery. Students were impressed to learn how important math, geography, languages, and other subjects are required to work at Jungle Jim's. They were also able to see many sights that a regular customer would not be able to see as well as tasted samples of many products in the store. It was definitely a trip everyone will remember!
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