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Address and Phone

Edison School

246 South Fair

Elmhurst, Illinois 60126

630-834-4272

fax (630) 617-8333

Attendance

24-Hour Attendance Line
630-617-2381

Hours

Regular School Hours:

1st-5th grade:
8:15 AM to 3:00 PM

Lunch 11:05 to 12:05


 

AM Kindergarten
8:15 AM to 11:05 AM
PM Kindergarten
12:05 PM to 3:00 PM

 

Student Late Arrival
Instructional Schedule

 

AM Kindergarten 
9:45 AM to 11:55 AM

PM Kindergarten
12:55 PM to 3:00 PM

Grades 1 - 5
9:45 AM to 3:00 PM

 

Late Arrival Days

9/14, 10/19, 11/9, 12/14, 1/25, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17

Parent Links

ISBE

Office Contacts

Pluskota, James
Principal jpluskota@elmhurst205.org
McGreal, Martha
Lead Secretary mmcgreal@elmhurst205.org
Hamby, Dorothy
Registered Nurse dhamby@elmhurst205.org

Conwell, Jennifer
Health Services Supervisor

Staff

IMPORTANT DATES

March 27 - 31 - SPRING BREAK

April 4 - General Consolidated Election

April 14 - NO SCHOOL - Non Attendance Day

April 19 - Late Arrival Day

April 20 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Spring Sing @ 6:00

April 27 - 4th & 5th Grade Spring Sing @ 6:00

May 3 - BRAG Night 5:30 - 7:00

May 8 - Miss Brook's Class Music Informance @ 2:10

May 9 - Mrs Costello's Class Music Informance @ 2:10

May 10 - Mrs Moe's Class Music Informance @ 2:10

May 17 - Late Arrival Day

May 19 - Kindergarten Mother's Day Tea (AM @ 10:00, PM @ 2:00)

May 25 - Field Day

May 29 - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

NEWS

3/15/17

The testing window for the spring 2017 administration of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment in District 205 will begin on Monday, April 3 and continue through Friday, April 28. These state-required achievement tests in reading and mathematics are being given to all eligible students in grades 3 – 8. Your child’s school will share more specific information about when students will be tested within this window.

In addition to the PARCC assessment, state and federal regulations require each school to assess achievement in science for students in 5th grade, 8th
grade and high school biology. The Illinois Science Assessment will be administered in each school between Monday, March 13 and Friday, March 24. This assessment is approximately one hour in length and is aligned to the Illinois Learning Standards for Science.

We anticipate being able to share score reports in the fall. The complete results of these state tests will be also reported on the Illinois School Report Card in the fall. We will review state tests results, along with other information to help us improve our school program. If you have any questions about the administration of these assessments, please contact your child’s principal.

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3/4/17

The York High School Key Club is again sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive and is asking for your support and assistance with this endeavor. Through the generosity of District 205 families, they have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. The drive will begin on Monday, March 6th and conclude on Friday, May 12th. Look for collection bins in our school foyers. Soles for Kids is a charity organization that collects gently used shoes and sends them to needy children and adults in Africa, as well as to Indian Reservations in the United States.

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3/1/17

At its February 28 meeting, the Board of Education approved the 2017-18 school year calendar, which includes parent-teacher conference dates/times; student late arrival dates/times; and quarter/trimesters/semesters. It is posted at www.elmhurst205.org/events_calendar.

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2/28/17

The York High School Key Club is again sponsoring a “Soles for Kids” shoe drive. Through the generosity of District 205 families, we have successfully collected over 8,000 pairs of shoes over the past six years. Our drive will start Monday, March 6, 2017   Edison will have a collection bin in the vestibule by the office for the month of March.

Soles for Kids is a charity organization that collects gently used shoes and sends them to needy children and adults in Africa as well as Indian Reservations in the United States. Many times families in these places need to pick between shoes and food, so we aim to provide the shoes for free.

For more information on the charity itself, such as where the shoes are going or how they are getting there, we’ve attached the link of the Soles for Kids website for your convenience.

http://solesforkids.org/index.html

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Scenes From Edison's Geography Bee

Edison Oil Spill Challenge

In this video, Henry and Tatum discuss what they learned from participating in the Oil Spill Challenge in the Edison library.  As the 4th grade biome unit concluded, Mrs. Greska and Mrs. McGinnis discussed the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and subsequent oil spill with the 4th graders. This catastrophe caused over two hundred million gallons of oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, severely impacting the environment, ocean animals, plant life,  and the economy and tourism in the region.  The 4th graders learned the problems that needed to be solved, and the tools used in real life to help in the recovery to clean this up.   Edison 4th graders were challenged to use tools designed to simulate what was done in 2010 to protect the coastline, tend to the oil covered animals and clean up an oil spill.   Check out what Tatum and Henry have to say!

 

Bike Permits

To qualify for the privilege to ride your bicycle to school you must meet the criteria below:

  • Students in the third, fourth and fifth grade are eligible to ride their bicycles to school.
  • Students in first and second grade must ride their bicycle to and from school with a parent at all times.
  • Fill out the bicycle permit and return to the Edison school office.  The permit is located HERE, or from the link on the left of this webpage.

 

Enrollment:  283

Events Calendar

Board Meeting Dates

District 205 News

3/16/17
3/15/17
3/6/17
3/4/17
3/1/17

Mission

We specialize in engaging all children in an active learning environment that encourages innovation and creativity to empower lifelong success

Lost & Found

When you visit Edison School please take a look in the Lost and Found located just inside the main entrance.  We have many coats, sweatshirts, hats, lunchboxes, etc.  Please make sure you label your children's belongings so items are returned to the rightful owner.