PTA Meeting Tuesday the 16th

PTA meeting Tuesday, January 16 – 6:30

Our next PTA meeting is NEXT week on Tuesday, January 16 (not this week as printed in the newsletter).  We hope to see you there!  Sorry for the confusion!


School Choice Month

January is School Choice month

If you or any of your friends are interested in exploring school choice options, the district will hold an Elementary School Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon. All 4J schools will hold tours and other opportunities to visit during the month of January.  The application deadline is January 31.


Edgewood will be having school tours on January, 10 at 9:00am, January 17 at 5:30 and January 24 at 12:00.


More information:

Donations for School Councelors

A note from Rebecca, our school counselor:

Hi Parents!  Thank you for being such a wonderful source of support and encouragement for your students and the staff here at Edgewood!  I wanted to put out a request for donations for incentive-based activities and reward activities at the schools.  This may be a great way to get rid of some of those items in your home that may be collecting dust in a closet. I am happy to share items with other school counselors to utilize in their schools as well.  Thank you so much for your help and support!


We are looking for the following:


–          Trading cards (Pokemon, Yu-Gi-O, Magic)

–          Legos or other building-type toys

–          Play Doh and Play Doh accessories

–          Art supplies and Stickers

–          Small toys (McDonalds, Shopkins, plastic dinosaurs

–          Favor bag prizes (rings, bouncy balls, etc.)

Edgewood Garage Sale!

Edgewood will be taking garage sale donations late winter for a fundraiser. If you have items around the house that you no longer need please consider saving them for our community garage sale. More information to follow regarding drop off dates for those items. If you have any questions please contact Erin Ralston at 541-357-0853.

Dine and Donate – Tacovore

Eat tacos, help Edgewood!
On Tuesday, Jan. 9th, Edgewood families can support the Edgewood PTA by eating at Tacovore. Tacovore is famous for its tacos, guacamole and margaritas. It is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 530 Blair Blvd. Don’t forget to bring the attached flyer! Copies will be coming home too.

Acting Classes

The Dreamers Acting Studio

Acting Classes are offered at Edgewood on Wednesdays through June 8! Classes are for ages 8 and up, start at 1:45 and end at 3:00. Students learn basic theatre and acting concepts, techniques and terms through a variety of activities and exercises. The class will culminate with a final performance to showcase what students have learned during the term. The cost is $89.00 for four (4) classes. Go to the following website,, to learn more about Anthony Edwards, his program and his classes.

Sign up now for Winter Break programs

The Academic Achievement Center is offering a hands-on camp the first week of Winter Break. Students will enjoy a combination of STEM challenges, art projects, coding work, and problem-solving exercises. You can choose from full-day and half-day and full week or individual days. Cost is $285 for a week of full days (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) or $185 for a week of half days (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) A single full day is $75 and a single half day is $40. Scholarships are available. For more information, visit

Shopping Fundraiser

Shopping fundraiser for Edgewood

The new store, Bricks and Minifigs, is donating 20 percent of every purchase (with flyer) on Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Attached flyer went home with students. Bricks and Minifigs is located at 780 Blair Blvd.

Winter Food Box donations

Our Winter Food Box drive is starting up.  Our goal is to provide food boxes for 25-30 Edgewood families to help cover general food needs during the winter break .  Each box will have various well-rounded items and staples.  We are looking for donations of non-perishable items such as pastas, sauces, cereal, peanut butter and jelly, fruit cups, granola bars etc.  Cash donations are great too!  We will be purchasing dairy and proteins with the donations.  Please bring any non-perishable donations to the office for the food boxes.  Please let us know if your family can benefit from receiving one of these boxes this year

Pants needed

The office needs more stretchy pants or leggings!

The office could use more stretchy pants or leggings for kids that need a change of clothes.  We are especially in need of pants that would fit some of our younger boys in KG-1st.  If you have any to donate, we’ll take them!