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Incoming 9th Grade Registration Night
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 2:00 PM

9th Grade Registration Night
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Edison High School - Auditorium
700 22nd Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Welcome to Thomas Edison High School, where caring and dedicated staff are committed to partnering with parents to ensure that your child is challenged, engaged in new opportunities, and counseled on college and post-secondary options. We recognize that transitioning into high school is an exciting milestone and we are glad that you will be a part of our learning community for the next four years.

Incoming 9th Grade Registration:
In order for you to complete the registration process, you and your child are strongly encouraged to attend. There will be a presentation on our programs and course offerings. Counselors will be presenting information regarding graduation requirements and course selections. Families will be asked to complete a course selection sheet to register for classes.  

Go-To Card Program:
All eligible high school students will receive Metro Transit Go-To Cards to ride city buses to and from school; this program has replaced the yellow school buses that high schools had traditionally used. Metro Transit staff will be available during the registration night to answer any questions or concerns regarding the Go-To Card Program. Students who receive special education services will continue to receive individualized transportation, if needed.

Athletics:
Students can learn about Edison’s athletic opportunities and summer program run by Edison coaches. Fall sports sign up will take place on Monday, August 7th from 4:00-6:30 p.m. in Edison’s gym lobby. Fall sports start on Monday, August 14th. Fall sports include: boys’ and girls’ soccer, cross country, football, girls’ swimming, girls’ tennis, and volleyball. For more information contact Amy Cardarelle, Athletic Director at 612-668-1344.

If you are unable to attend on Thursday, May 11th please contact our Registration Coordinator, Arla Wills to complete the registration process at 612-668-1304.

We look forward to meeting you!

Sincerely,

Eryn Warne, Principal
Thomas Edison High School

Parent Meeting- April 27th
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 8:20 AM

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

The counseling department invites you to attend our spring parent/guardian meeting.

Date: Thursday, April 27th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Edison High School-Media Center
700 22nd Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

This will be our opportunity to provide you with pertinent information and share with you upcoming benchmarks. This meeting is open to all parents. Please review the topics to be covered below:

·         Graduation ceremony participation vs obtaining diploma (12th gr.)

·         End of the school year timeline

·         Summer school and credit recovery opportunities (ALC)

·         College exploration/scholarships/employment/volunteering

·         Transitioning your student into the 2017-2018 school year

If you have any questions about this meeting or course selections for next school year, please contact your student’s counselor.

Please note: Students in all grades will be testing throughout the months of April and May. Testing dates are available on our school website: edison.mpls.k12.mn.us/ThomasEdison

Para información en español, favor de llamar a Christie Roiz-Guevara al 612-668-1307.

Hadii aad su’al qaabto fadhlan so wac Abdi Ogle 612-760-9105.

Thank you,
Counseling Department

Nick Pederson, 9th grade
612-668-1316                                                             

Todd Tratz, 10th -12th grade (Last names A-G)          
612-668-1309                                                             

Elyse Grothendick, 10th -12th grade (Last names H-N)
612-668-1350

Kris Baumgartner, 10th -12th grade (Last names O-Z)
612-668-1315

Parent Meeting- January 11th
Thursday, January 05, 2017 9:40 AM

Dear Parent/Guardian:

The Edison counseling team is offering two separate parent/guardian sessions on Wednesday, January 11th from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Both sessions will begin in the media center. This will be our opportunity to provide you with pertinent information.

Academic Pathway Session
·         Graduation requirements (credits and tests)
·         Introduction to IB Diploma Programme and other dual enrollment options
·         Academic support

All students will begin the course selection process for the next school year. It is important for parents/guardians of 9th and 10th grade students to attend this meeting to learn more about their student’s academic options.

FAFSA Workshop
Edison’s Career and College Center will be offering assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Contact Nora Guerin, CCC Coordinator with any questions at 612-668-1370.

We invite you to stay for Edison High School’s choir concert at 7:00 p.m. We look forward to meeting with you! If you have any questions regarding this meeting please contact Christie Roiz-Guevara, Family Liaison at 612-668-1307 or at Christie.roiz-guevara@mpls.k12.mn.us

Thank you,
Counseling Department

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