Knowledge is Power
In this issue:

  • PTSA Virtual Meeting | April 21
  • Mock SAT and ACT | May 16
  • Senior Scholarships | May 17
  • Join the Edison PTSA Executive Board
  • COVID-19 Resources
PTSA Meeting | April 21
Tuesday, April 21
Virtual PTSA Meeting

Join our next PTSA Meeting and learn more about what's happening at Edison.

We will vote on our new PTSA bylaws, accept nominations for officers and be joined by Mrs. Brumfield who will provide us a school update.

Edison PTSA Meeting
Tue, Apr 21, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.

(571) 317-3122 Access Code: 552-562-461

Grab your dinner, favorite beverage and
join us online April 21st

Online Mock SAT and ACT | May 16
Online Mock SAT and ACT

May 16, 2020
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Contact Applerouth Tutoring for questions at   202-558-5644

Senior Scholarships | May 17
 The EHS PTSA is pleased to offer four (4) $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from the Class of 2020.

The intent in awarding a PTSA scholarship is to recognize Thomas Edison High School students who have demonstrated good citizenship through volunteer service in the school and community, or academic achievement through individual determination.

The scholarship is intended to support continuation of their education at a two- or four-year college, university or trade school.

Application deadline is: May 17

Questions? Contact Rhonda Dickens at
Looking for a Few Good
Parents, Teachers and Students
Join Edison PTSA Executive Board

Edison PTSA is looking for a few good parents, teachers and students to serve on the Edison PTSA Board as an officer or committee chair for the 2020-21 school year. If interested, please send an email indicating your preferred role to .

All talents, skill levels and levels of commitment are welcome. Currently President-Elect, VP Membership, VP Communication, Treasurer and Secretary are OPEN.

Training is also available at no cost to volunteers.

Elections will be held at our May Virtual Meeting
Talking to Your Student About COVID-19
How do I talk to my child about the Coronavirus?

Children, as well as adults, are likely to experience anxiety in this uncertain time. Several resources have been created by leading mental health experts on how to have age-appropriate, fact-based and reassuring conversations with you children about the outbreak and the steps they can take to stay healthy.
•  T alking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) : A Parent Resource , National Association of School Psychologists

Where can I go for information on the Coronavirus and its impact on education and children?

There are several resources available for parents about the Coronavirus. The  U.S. Department of Education (ED)  has resources to assist education leaders in protecting student privacy and ensuring students with disabilities continue to receive services required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) during school closures due to the outbreak.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has additional guidance and further resources, including:

Thank you for supporting Edison!
Edison High School PTSA