Events

Summer Movies

Summer movies under the stars on Edison's field.

Due to Covid, we need to have reservations for the movies for contact tracing.

June 19, 2021 8:00pm

The Greatest Showman

July 17, 2021 8:00pm

Raya the last dragon

August 21, 2021 8:00pm

The Secret Life of Pets 2


We Also need Volunteers to help with the movies.

Teamwork makes everything more fun!

Volunteers to Help Set up (7:00-8:00pm)

Help set up the screen, speakers, projector, ect.....really easy

Volunteers to Help Take Down (10:00-10:30pm)

Help Take down the screen, turn off speakers, package up the projector and unfortunately make sure all the trash is picked up.


PTA Coffee and Tissues

Fall

The PTA holds coffee and tissues for the families on the first days for ECE and Kinder

This is a great way to send your child off to school and also meet other families that have children in the same grade.

Chair/committee/volunteers needed to help set up, run and take down coffee and tissues.

PTA Social at Pferdesteller Park

Fall

Come and meet your PTA Board! Find out about events, volunteer events, committees and renew your PTA membership

Eagle Run

Fall

This is a big fundraiser for the Edison PTA

Students run around the field and try to get as many laps as they can in their allotted time (each grade level has a time limit that fits their abilities).

Students can get pledges for how many laps they complete or a general donation.

Eagle Run 2021 will be raising funds for the Para Champaign for Para Professionals at Edison for the 2022/2023 school year.


Chair/committee/volunteers needed to help set up, run (distribute lap bands to the students) and take down.


Family Teacher Conferences

Fall

This is a great time for our families to see how their students are doing in school.

We are looking to add a community event around the conferences in 2021, food trucks, picnic, ect.

More information coming

Chair/committee/volunteers needed to bring food for the teachers and possibly help with the community event

Usborne Book Fair

Fall

Book fair an opportunity for families to purchase books. Edison receives a percentage from every book sale to go towards new books for the school library

Fall Festival

Fall

The Fall Festival is a fun-filled after-school event in which the teachers and the PTA plan Fall and Halloween activities for students. Students enjoy going through a haunted house, playing in the bounce house, playing fall games, and getting their faces painted.

The money raised at this event goes directly to teachers accounts to support their classroom activities and lessons!

Chair/committee/volunteers to order prizes, organize event, promote event, ect.

Build-It Night

Winter

Free community event where participants build a craft from Home Depot.

Chair/committee/volunteers work with Home Depot store to order kits, promotes event, arranges for tools, greets people when they arrive, floats around room and provides assistance.

Read-A-Thon

Winter Break

Promotes reading over winter break and beyond! Students collect pledges per minute read or flat donations. Chair and committee promotes event, arranges kick-off and distributes logs to students, collects sponsor names and emails, contacts sponsors after event, collects/counts donations, arranges prizes, etc. Major Fundraiser!



Family Dance

Winter

Community event, fun for everyone! The students and their family is invited into the school gym to dance the night away!

The PTA arranges all aspects of the dance: DJ, event sponsor and volunteers to manage ticket sales.

Usborne Book Fair

Winter

Book fair an opportunity for families to purchase books. Edison receives a percentage from every book sale to go towards new books for the school library

EdFest

Spring

Edison’s signature adults only auction and the second largest school fundraiser annually.

Committee/volunteers organize the entire event: date, venue, theme, entertainment, food, communications, auction donations, sponsorships and volunteers, etc etc. Volunteering for this event is a great way to get to know other Edison parents.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Spring

This is a great way the PTA shows their appreciation to the hard working Edison teachers! The PTA plans something everyday for the teacher. In 2021: Breakfast Burritos, Flowers, Root Beer Floats, Gift Cards, and Mobile Barista

Chair/committee/volunteers decide on how to show appreciation each day to the teachers and coordinate that.

Field Day

May

An elementary school tradition! The students participate in outdoor actives such as gunny sack races, jump roping, tug of war, ect.

Chair/committee/volunteers organizes a concession stand at field day, which provides money for the 5th grade field trip.

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

November/April


This is a great event. The PTA helps make a “book store” in the auditorium. Each Edison Eagle Student then gets to go to the “book store” and pick out one book for themselves. It is a great little event we do for the kids.

Chair/committee/volunteers to help plan dates, order books, coordinate event volunteers.