Saturday, May 23, 2015

Edison Jr. High School


End of the Year Announcements

May 27th– Jazz Band @ 6:00 p.m. @ Redstone Room at River Music Experience in Davenport. May 28th– Band Auditions for grades 8-11@  6:00 p.m. @ Rocky June 4th-1:30 Dismissal   Year books will be handed out at lunch June 5th – 1:30 Dismissal    Locker clean out      Talent Show June 8th – 1:30 Dismissal     Field Day      7th Grade Awards Assembly @ 9:30 a.m.  8th Grade  Promotion at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock Island  High School Auditorium  Read More →

Cheerleading Try-Outs

Tryouts for next years’ Rock Island High School football and basketball cheerleader squads and for our  “ROCKMAN” Mascot will be held on Friday, May 15th, starting at at 3:30 in the fieldhouse.   Clinics will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, May 12th and 14th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fieldhouse.  Students who would like to tryout must attend at least one clinic to learn the cheers and requirements that will be used for tryouts.  Dress for cheering.  If you have a conflict please contact Coach Larson @ 309-738-7893  Read More →

Week of May 11 – May 15

May 11- Boys Track Meet @ Rocky  5:00 p.m. May 12- LOFL  Figge Art @ 4:00 p.m. May 13 – Monster Band Concert @  Rockys Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m. No LOFL May 14 – Drama Club May 15 – School Dance    $3.00      5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m. No LOFL    Read More →

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Junior Rocks Swimming

    Do you like water?  Are you wanting to beat the winter blues?  Then come join the Junior Rocks Swimming team on Monday, March 2nd at Rock Island High School!  Practices are 4:00-5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The swim team is open to anyone looking to learn to swim or learn how to swim competitively!  To join, come to Rocky at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 2nd for the season schedule and meet information.  Bring a swim suit and a towel!     Read More →

Congrats to Spelling Bee Finalist!

Congratulations to Edison Jr. High student Nishemezwe Diane, who won a place at the Regional Spelling Bee at Augustana College on February 25! Diane  Read More →

Mad Mixtures at Edison

Edison Jr. High students got their fill of fire, explosions and super cold table crackers at their Science Night on Thursday, Feb. 5. Grout Museum Outreach Coordinator Jason Dornbush used fire, air pressure and chemical reactions to get Edison students excited about science – and it worked. Jason knew how to get the students attention by lighting up materials and blowing up a 30 gallon drum of ping pong balls with liquid nitrogen. The students not only watched but actively participated in experiments using materials found in everyday life. The most popular experiment: eating saltine crackers “cooked” in liquid nitrogen. Jason sums up the subject in a few words that the students could relate to: “science never sucks. Watch the video of the Ping Pong Ball Blast Ping Pong Ball Blast  Read More →

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