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Back to School Celebration Makes the News! Edison Celebrates 10 Years of Kicking off the School Year with the Eastside Community School BBQ
Friday, August 26, 2016 7:10 PM

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It was an evening of fun and excitement as Edison staff welcomed new and returning families to Edison's open house.  We broke attendance records this year with over 460 families attending this event! The halls and classrooms were filled with anticipation as students met the new administrative team, teachers, athletic coaches, and clubs/activities advisors. 
 
After the open house, everyone joined in the fun at the 10th annual Community School BBQ get together. This is no ordinary BBQ...free food, entertainment (Night Stones rock band consisting of Edison students), and free shuttles from MPS eastside schools to the BBQ held at Edison. Even the Star/Tribune  and  Journal  checked out this amazing event.  
 
These past ten years, the community has brought all MPS eastside schools together to kick off the school year to celebrate our students. This year, records were broken with over 3,500 people in attendance. Eastside schools (principals and teachers), district staff, Edison students, parents and members of the community, dished up brats, hamburgers, chicken, with all the fixings. MPS new Superintendent, Ed Graff joined in and served ice-cream to families, visited classrooms and introduced himself to staff and students. We are looking forward to another successful year at Edison and thank the community, businesses, alumni, MPS district, MPS eastside schools, and families for their continual support and partnership. View pictures of the BBQ 
 
Be sure to give the sponsors of the Eastside Community School BBQ a huge shout out. This event would not be possible without their generosity! Sponsors include: Good Carma - Minneapolis Mercy Vineyard Church Rock Solid Companies Northeast Lions Northeast Minneapolis Homes & Lifestyle Audubon Neighborhood Association Castle Building & Remodeling Minneapolis Public Schools HNIA Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association Landon Group, LLC NE Moose Bar & Grill Fair State Brewing Cooperative Waite Park Neighborhood in Northeast Minneapolis Mpls Edison Alumni - ECSF Mother Earth Gardens Larson Dental Logan Park Neighborhood Association Minneapolis Firefighters Local 82 City of Minneapolis Government Parkway Realty Shift Fitness, Massage and Yoga Studio Eastside Food Co-op BNSF Railway M & M Mortgage, LLC NMLS #213677 Village Orthodontics Lifelong Health Chiropractic Northeaster Bremer Bank Sen Yai Sen Lek - Thai Rice & Noodles
As well as: Edison Activity Council, LaMere Construction, Alpine Asphalt, Comcast, Hendrickson Homes, Washburn McReavy, Newport Development, David Bice, Northeast Bank, Northeast Palace, West Title, Dairy Queen on Lowry and Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group
 
 
Edison's Open House & 10th Annual Eastside Community School BBQ