Edison School

School Information

8200 Gross Point Rd.
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Office: 847-966-6210
Attendance: 224-470-6292
Fax: 847-966-6236


School Hours
Entry Bell: 7:50 a.m.
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
End Time: 2:35 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 11:00 a.m.


Office Staff
Principal: Andy Carpenter
Assistant Principal: Vanessa Morales
Secretary: Steffi Kanzok
Secretary: Patty Fabian

Calendar

December 17, 2018
  • Junior Ambassador Field Trip

    December 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Welsh-Ryan Arena, 2705 Ashland Ave, Evanston, IL 60208, USA

    2018 NORTHWESTERN
    WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
    FIELD TRIP DAY
    NORTHWESTERN VS. CHICAGO STATE
    Tip-off at 11AM

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  • Y.O.U. Clubs

    December 17, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm

    Freddie Kung Fu - Gym
    Art Elements - Y.O.U. Office Room 135
    Lego Robotics - Y.O.U. Classroom 136
    Energy: Unleash the Potential - Room 133
    Contact: Mahalia Sobhani at msobhani@youthopportunity.org

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  • Intermediate Orchestra Rehearsal

    December 17, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Music Room 115

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  • No Band Rehearsal Today

    December 17, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 2:35 pm
    Band/Orchestra Room 114

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  • Y.O.U. - Edison Super Scholars

    December 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Y.O.U. Rooms 135/136

    Become an Edison Super Scholar by joining our afterschool homework club! Y.O.U. staff work to support youth in small, age-level groups working on homework assignments, build study habits, engage in academic skill-Building games, and provide a place for youth to complete their 20-30 minutes of required daily reading. Please note, youth enrolled in the Edison Super Scholars club must be picked up at Edison School by a caregiver no later than 5 PM daily. There is no bus transportation available.
    Contact: Mahalia Sobhani at msobhani@youthopportunity.org

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  • PLUS Meeting

    December 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    District Office, 5100 Madison St, Skokie, IL 60077, USA

    PLUS (Parent Leaders Uniting Schools) is a parent organization dedicated to helping all families engage with District 69. All are welcome to attend. For information contact Liliana Salcedo at lilisalcido81@gmail.com

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December 18, 2018
  • Battle of the Books

    December 18, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Learning Commons - Library

    The Battle of the Books Club will get students excited and engaged in reading a variety of books. Students will read picture books, chapter books, and novels, both fiction and non-fiction, and discuss these books in class. Students will be put on teams, with each team being responsible for reading a set list of books. Students will also participate in an interactive read aloud that will model fluency and help them make predictions, summarize, and make connections to other texts. At the end of the 8-week session, students will participate in a battle with other teams, answering questions about the books they have read.
    Sponsors: Kara Sand (sandk@skokie69.net), Dr. Jen Calito (calitoj@skokie69.net)

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  • Introduction to Robotics

    December 18, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Makerspace (Learning Commons)

    The goal of the Robotics Club is to provide opportunities for students, who have never tried their hands in robotics before, to enhance their understanding of STEM in District 69. What can robots be designed to do? Whatever your child’s imagination can program them to do! The Robotics Club will provide an avenue for all students to explore robotics through a hands on approach using robotic VEX IQ kits.
    Sponsor: Mrs. Denise Karlowicz (KarlowiczD@skokie69.net)

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  • Science Olympiad

    December 18, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Room 129 - Dr. O'Malley's Room

    The goal of the Science Olympiad Team is to provide opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of STEM in District 69. So many different events to explore: from bridge building to aerodynamics, biology to mystery powders! The Science Olympiad Team will provide an avenue for all students to enhance their knowledge and skills through hands on approaches using Science Olympiad event activities. This activity will culminate in attending a local Science Olympiad, where a select group of participants will be competing against other elementary schools in the area. Please note, due to the state competition associated the Science Olympiad, students are required to be enrolled in both the Fall and Winter sessions.
    Sponsors: Dr. Jim O’Malley (OmalleyJ@skokie69.net) and Ms. Vicki Saxton (SaxtonV@skokie69.net)

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  • Yoga/Mindfulness & Meditation

    December 18, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Music Room 115

    After exercising your brain all day, come to Yoga, Mindfulness, Meditation club. We will stretch our bodies, relax our minds and learn to zen with our friends. When we ZEN, we choose happy, we are able to improve our focus, manage our own stress, promote kindness, and enhance self-control while having FUN! Join us in a creative, fun, peaceful space to be in harmony with yourself, friends and meet other Edison students.
    Sponsor: Ms. Maggie Yonkers (YonkersM@skokie69.net)

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  • YOU Clubs

    December 18, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm

    Cooperative Play - gym
    Ceramics - Y.O.U. Office 135
    Take Center Stage - Room 133
    Steven Universe - Y.O.U. Classroom 136
    Contact: Mahalia Sobhani at msobhani@youthopportunity.org

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  • Y.O.U. - Edison Super Scholars

    December 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Y.O.U. Rooms 135/136

    Become an Edison Super Scholar by joining our afterschool homework club! Y.O.U. staff work to support youth in small, age-level groups working on homework assignments, build study habits, engage in academic skill-Building games, and provide a place for youth to complete their 20-30 minutes of required daily reading. Please note, youth enrolled in the Edison Super Scholars club must be picked up at Edison School by a caregiver no later than 5 PM daily. There is no bus transportation available.
    Contact: Mahalia Sobhani at msobhani@youthopportunity.org

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  • Y.O.U. Movie Field trip

    December 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
    AMC Showplace Village Crossing 18, 7000 Carpenter Rd, Skokie, IL 60077, USA

    Only 10 youths who are signed up will attend this movie field trip. Pick up is at the AMC Showplace Village Crossing movie theater at 7:15PM.
    All Y.O.U. clubs take place as usual.

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  • Board of Education Meeting

    December 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Maier Administration Center - School District 69, 5050 Madison Street, Skokie IL 60077

    Regular meeting of the Board of Education. Contact Christina Bart at bartc@skokie69.net for more information.

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December 19, 2018
  • No Band Rehearsal today

    December 19, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 2:35 pm
    Band/Orchestra Room 114

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  • No Orchestra Rehearsal today

    December 19, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 2:35 pm
    Music Room 115

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  • Y.O.U. - Edison Super Scholars

    December 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Y.O.U. Rooms 135/136

    Become an Edison Super Scholar by joining our afterschool homework club! Y.O.U. staff work to support youth in small, age-level groups working on homework assignments, build study habits, engage in academic skill-Building games, and provide a place for youth to complete their 20-30 minutes of required daily reading. Please note, youth enrolled in the Edison Super Scholars club must be picked up at Edison School by a caregiver no later than 5 PM daily. There is no bus transportation available.
    Contact: Mahalia Sobhani at msobhani@youthopportunity.org

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December 20, 2018
  • Advanced Robotics Team

    December 20, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Makerspace (Learning Commons)

    The study of competitive robotics not only encompasses all four pillars of STEM education, but also encourages important life skills such as teamwork, communication, and project-based organization. The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation exists to bring this exciting experience to students all over the globe through the VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition, and VEX U.

    This club is intended for students who have attended Robotics Club in the past who want to try their hands in more advanced or competitive projects.
    Sponsor: Ms. Kelly McDermott (McdermottK@skokie69.net)

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  • Music Club

    December 20, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Music Room 115

    In Music Club students are encouraged to compose and create beautiful music. We will also be singing and folk dancing as a whole ensemble. Students can play and create with instruments of their choice, ranging from drums to xylophones to ukuleles and more. Music Club is a place where kids can hang out, make new friends , and find joy in music!
    Sponsors: Ms. Megan Murphy (MurphyM@skokie69.net), Mrs. Lisa Sullivan (SullivanL@skokie69.net)

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  • Reader's Theater

    December 20, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Room 162 - Ms. Leifman"s Room

    Do you enjoy hanging out with your friends acting, creating, and designing? Do you have a desire to perform? Do you like to design sets and create costumes? Besides all the fun, Reader’s Theater activities benefit students in a variety of ways, including fluency practice, comprehension, engaging in a story, and focusing on vocal and physical expression. Ready? Set? Action!
    Sponsor: Ms. Elaine Leifman (LeifmanE@skokie69.net)

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  • Soccer Club

    December 20, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Gym/Outside Field

    Players of all ability levels are welcome to participate in the after-school soccer club. Instruction will focus on the development of fundamental skill, soccer game play and sportsmanship. The club will be held outdoors, weather permitting, so please dress appropriately. If you love soccer and love playing sports with your friends, then this is the club for you.
    Sponsors: Kim Stephens (stephensk@skokie69.net) , Ellyn Sweetman (sweetmane@skokie69.net)

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  • Y.O.U. - Edison Super Scholars

    December 20, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Y.O.U. Rooms 135/136

    Become an Edison Super Scholar by joining our afterschool homework club! Y.O.U. staff work to support youth in small, age-level groups working on homework assignments, build study habits, engage in academic skill-Building games, and provide a place for youth to complete their 20-30 minutes of required daily reading. Please note, youth enrolled in the Edison Super Scholars club must be picked up at Edison School by a caregiver no later than 5 PM daily. There is no bus transportation available.
    Contact: Mahalia Sobhani at msobhani@youthopportunity.org

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December 21, 2018
  • Last Day Before Winter Break

    December 21, 2018

    Last day of student attendance prior to the Winter Break. This is a full day.

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  • Y.O.U. Finally Friday

    December 21, 2018 @ 2:35 pm - 4:00 pm
    Edison-Flex Space Room 136, Edison-YOU Room 135

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December 24, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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  • District Office Closed

    December 24, 2018

    All School and District offices closed. No student or staff attendance day.

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December 25, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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  • District Office Closed

    December 25, 2018

    All School and District offices closed. No student or staff attendance day.

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December 26, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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December 27, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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December 28, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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  • District Office Closes at Noon

    December 28, 2018

    All school and District offices close at noon.

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December 29, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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December 30, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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December 31, 2018
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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  • District Office Closed

    December 31, 2018

    All School and District offices closed. No student or staff attendance day.

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January 1, 2019
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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  • District Office Closed

    January 1, 2019

    All School and District offices closed. No student or staff attendance day.

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January 2, 2019
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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January 3, 2019
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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January 4, 2019
  • No School - Winter Break

    December 24, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    No Student or 10-month staff attendance.

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  • District Office Closes at Noon

    January 4, 2019

    All school and District offices close at noon.

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