Category Archives: General Info

Musician Ellis Paul

Ellis Paul to visit Edgewood May 14

Songwriter and musician Ellis Paul will give three performances at Edgewood on Monday, May 14.  Ellis’ visit to the school covers so many aspects across the curriculum: music, writing (Woodie Guthrie), history (Ben Franklin, Chief Joseph, Nellie Bly, Rosa Parks),  science (Rachel Carson, Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison), the arts (Martha Graham & Georgia O’Keeffe) and sports with Jackie Robinson. He has been was working on a song about Amelia Earhart and thinking about one for Obama and one for Muhammad Ali. His song, “The Hero In You,” is about Growth Mindset—a concept taught throughout Edgewood. These performances are brought to Edgewood by the PTA.

Lane County Dental

Spring Varnish Time – Monday, April 9th

 

Lane County Dental will be at Edgewood Apr 9th doing a varnish clinic.

If you previously signed the yellow permission form for the fall clinic, it is still valid and those students will be getting varnish on the 9th.

If you wish for your student to opt out of that, please let us know prior to that date. 

If you wish for your student to participate and you didn’t already sign a permission form, you can pick one up in the office, fill it out, and leave it there. 

Lourie, RN School Nurse

Edgewood Fun Night – Friday, April 20th

Edgewood Fun Night coming soon! Friday, April 20th

Our annual school carnival and silent auction features carnival games, beautiful raffle baskets, food trucks, snacks, wine wall, dunk tank and more!

How will families be asked to participate?

 

Classroom Carnival Booth:  Families will be asked to sign up for shifts setting up and decorating the carnival booths.

 

Classroom Baskets:  Classrooms will be sponsoring a theme basket to be raffled at Edgewood Fun Night.  Families are asked to donate items to the basket. Donations of goods or cash/check for the theme basket will be collected Monday, April 9th through Wednesday, April 18th.

 

Silent Auction:  Edgewood Families with businesses are welcome to donate gift certificates or merchandise to be included in the silent auction. Donations can be taken to the school office, or contact edgewoodfunnight@gmail.com for more details.

 

Bookcycle:  Families can donate books to be sold for tickets at the event. Leftover books go to the school library, with the excess going to a local bookmobile.  A collection tub will be placed in front of the office on Monday, April 16th.

 

Freecycle:  Families donate clothes they no longer use and pick up items they could use for free!  Donated clothes can be dropped off ahead of time at the office on A

 

Additional ways to participate:  Planning and event volunteers are necessary to make this a memorable night for all –contact edgewoodfunnight@gmail.com if you would like more information about helping out! 

 

Edgewood Families, please join your community in putting on this excellent experience for the children.

Sign up to volunteer  at http://signup.com/go/AjUFbxv) on @SignUpdotcom today!  Sign up sheets in the office as well.

Golf & Tennis Afterschool

Golf & Tennis Afterschool At Edgewood Elementary Starts In April!!

 

All levels K-6th are welcome whether you are brand new, or you are trying to earn your next TGA color level. TGA brings the golf course and tennis court to you, making it convenient and affordable to learn and play golf or tennis right on your school campus in a fun and safe environment. All equipment is provided!  Financial aid is available!  Sign up today at www.playtga.com/soregon!  Tennis – Fridays 3:00-4:00pm, Golf – Thursdays 3:00-4:00pm.  Location:  Edgewood Playground/Field

Summer Daycamps

Nearby Nature Summer Daycamps Open for Registration

If your kids enjoy exploring, biking, bug catching, treasure hunting, and other fun nature adventures, then they should participate in Nearby Nature’s outdoor summer daycamps! Nearby Nature’s camps are a unique medley of adventure, science, nature, art, play, and gardening. Most take place in Alton Baker Park, in the group’s unique Learnscape Gardens. Daycamps run from June 18-August 31, last one week each, and serve kids from three to 13 years old. Half and full day options are available and enrollment is limited to 12 children per camp. Scholarships are available! For registration as well as scholarship information, see http://www.nearbynature.org/programs/daycamps or call 541-687-9699.