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Edison Parent Council News
Week of February 21, 2016

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2/25 (Th) Meeting on Class Size, 6:30 - 8pm, Edison Library
2/26 (F) Project Fair, Edison Gym, 6:30 - 7:30 pm
3/12 (Sa) Spring Art Walk, Laurelwood Golf Course, 7-11 pm ***FREE CHILDCARE PROVIDED 7-10:30 PM***
3/15 (T) Parent Council Meeting, 6:30 - 8pm, Edison Library
3/18 (F) NO SCHOOL, Planning Day
3/21 - 3/25 (M-F) SPRING BREAK, No School
4/18-4/22 (M-F) Ocean Week


class sizeThe Second Meeting on Class Size is Thursday 2/25 in the Edison Library from 6:30 - 8pm. Oscar Loureiro, 4j Director or Research and Planning, will be present to answer questions and drill down the details of class size across the South region. This is a jointly sponsored meeting by Camas Ridge, Edison and Charlemagne. Please plan to attend!

Edison Project Fairproject fair 2

EDISON PROJECT FAIR is this Friday 2/26 in the Edison gym. Projects will be on display during the school day and again in the evening from 6:30-7:30pm. Come view these incredible creations from our talented young scientists, artists, collectors, engineers, social activists, and inventors. Email Kari Primo-Liddy ( or Deb Rosenthal ( with any questions.

Toucan Times submissions Due This Week!

toucan_117289Toucan Times Submissions are NEEDED this week! Please consider submitting somthing for the February issue of the Toucan Times. This month's theme is "Be my Valentine!" Submit a short story, a poem, jokes, a recipe, drawing, or a valentine's wish for someone special. Drop off items in the Toucan Times box in the office or email to



Spring Art Walk 3/12 at Laurelwood Pub

imagineThe event you have all been waiting for! The 2016 Art Walk Fundraiser... 7-11PM March 12th at the Laurelwood Golf Course Pub. This year's theme is "Imagine". We will have music and dancing, food and drink, and our auction will be featuring art from local artists, creations from our students, event packages! Pre-sale tickets are $20/person and will be sold in the school entry the week prior to the event. Tickets at the door will be $25/person. This year we will be providing FREE sitter service at Movie Night at Edison's gym from 7PM-10:30PM. Questions, please contact Jennifer Ensminger at


Garden Club Meets Each Monday (weather permitting)garden club

Garden Club is in Need of Parent Volunteers every Monday 11:30-12:15,  Come out and do fun and creative activities with students in the garden. Think, garden tours, making a garden snake out of found objects, playing music, reading a book aloud or working with clay. If you are interested in this brief but meaningful chance to volunteer in the garden we would so love to have you. contact Patricia at 541-686-6117 or Thanks and happy gardening!

This week's offering if we have enough volunteers:  Garden Tours, Music, Reading, Snake with Lids, Card Making, Chess & Checkers!


Art Walk Volunteers Needed!

artwalkArt Walk Volunteers Needed! Only 3 weeks until the big event....NOW is the time to sign up - we need YOU!  "Imagine" how much fun this could be... please consider signing up for one or more spots to ensure this fundraising event is a success! There are a variety of fun jobs and time slots available - take a look and see if you can help!          

Team Money Coordinator Needed!dollar 2

Coordinator of TEAM MONEY needed! Team Money helps with all ticketing and money collection for the Carnival & Art Walk.  Emily Proudfoot has been the Team Money Coordinator Extraordinaire for a number of years, but this is her last year at Edison. We need a new volunteer to take the lead on all things pertaining to the collection of money at Edison events. If you are interested in learning more about this very important role please contact Emily Proudfoot at                   


Wine Donations for the Art Walk Wine Wall!!

Would you consider donating wine to the Art Walk wine wall? Sundance Wine Cellar is offering a 20% discount to Edison families who purchase wine for the wine wall. Like last year, they will store the wine at their location and then we will pick it up in the days ahead of the event. Questions, contact Emily Uhlman at
THANK YOU for your support!



paintbrushJSMA Icon Painting Art Workshop

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Class! Olga Volchova’s two-session icon painting workshop on Saturdays, April 2 and April 23 from 1-4 p.m. Learn the techniques behind Olga Volchkova’s The Nature of Religion exhibition as you explore Orthodox iconography and botany in this two-session workshop. Participants will create icon paintings on panels with acrylic paint, and all materials are provided. Registration is open to adults and teens and may be faxed to: (541) 346-0976.


thank youA HUGE thank you to the second grade families for the delicious luncheon they provided on Wednesday, specifically Lindsay Ketchum, Mimi Kato, Krista Stieglitz, Audry Dungan, Neelam Garg, Sarah Lacey, Joshua Welch, Yugen Wang, David & Kimberly Berger, Tama Tochihara, Heather Schulte, Kali Day, and Maureen Sherman! Thank you also to Peter Saraceno for the beautiful flowers! The teachers and staff truly look forward to this one special day each month!

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Edison Contact Info and Key Staff
1328 East 22nd Avenue
Eugene, Oregon 97403
Office: 541-790-8900
Attendance Line: 541-790-8925
Principal: Tom Horn
Secretary: Nan Robinson

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