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Tue Nov 18
Interims sent home
Fri Nov 21 @ 7:30AM - 08:30AM
Muffins with mom
Wed Nov 26
School Closed - Thanksgiving Break
Fri Dec 19
Holiday Program
Mon Dec 22
School Closed - Christmas Break


Welcome to The Edge Academy - 92 North Union Street, Akron OH 44304 - 330.535.4581
Fall Dance PDF Print E-mail


The Edge Academy will hold its fall dance for 4th and 5th graders on Thusday, October 16th from 3PM - 5PM

October Lunch menu can be viewed/downloaded here

Principals Lunch PDF Print E-mail


At The Edge Academy, Mrs. Burchfield selects one student a quarter for her Principal's Award.

Principals Lunch


The criteria for this honor are striving for personal success as a friend, student and leader in our school. There is always one student, who she is able to see in all areas of the school, holding their personal expectations of themselves so high that it is clear to all those around them. In the spring of 2014, Mrs. Burchfield selected Chloe Furman.


Chloe is a true gentle soul who works hard to support and help everyone around her, along with personally working very hard to achieve her academic goals. So, upon returning to school this fall, Mrs. Burchfield asked her to select someone who she would want to take to lunch with her as her reward for her hard work. Chloe excitedly selected her brother, Micaiah, another fabulous leader of our school. So, on a warm fall day, Mrs. Burchfield and her guests enjoyed a delicious lunch from Luigi's as a special treat! We are looking forward to meeting the next Principal's Award recipient. Congratulations again Chloe!

Welcome Back! PDF Print E-mail

Welcome Back!


Here are some important reminders about our day at Edge. Our breakfast is served from 7:50 8:15 a.m. with the school day beginning at 8:30 a.m. It is very important that your child is at school, on time and in complete uniform each day.

Dismissal begins at 2:50 p.m. You must call the front office and leave a message on the hotline before 2:30 p.m. each day of any changes or special going home instructions.  We cannot guarantee changes will be made after 2:30 p.m. Please use the back parking lot and doors as this area is designated as parent pick up. The front office is very busy at dismissal time and if you enter the front doors you will be directed to the back doors to parent pick up.


Your child must be picked up from school by 3:15 p.m. each day. If you need information on after school programs, please contact Mrs. Bennett for more information.


Thanks for your help! This will help ensure that students are arriving and dismissing safely and to their designated area.



2013-2014 Principal's Award! PDF Print E-mail


Congratulations to Chloe Furman for being the final recipient for the 2013-2014 Principal's Award!

She has shown exemplary growth as a student and as a leader. Chloe is someone peers and teachers alike can always count on to be making the right decision and helping make the world around her a better place! Congrats Chloe!

Science biome PDF Print E-mail



In science lab our 5th graders were required to do a project at home. The topic was their favorite biome (tropical rain forest, desert, etc). The students could choose to make a poster or a diorama showing their biome including plants, animals, and a suitable background.  The students were also required to do some research about their biome and find out basic information like average temperature range and average precipitation for their biome. They did a great job!


Leaders in Stride PDF Print E-mail



Well, we are off to the races!!  Our first group of students journeyed out to Mirage Stables last Thursday for the first meeting with Miss Loralea, Miss Sam, Miss Hilary, Jimmy and Dora from Hooves & Healing Strides.  Every second of that cold Thursday morning was a success!  There will be 4 sessions for each group of students focusing on the following concepts: Respect, Relationship Skills & Boundaries, Empathy and Choices and Consequences.  We were able to develop these lessons based on The Power Tools for Life from EAGALA and combine them with the 8 Habits, which was incredibly exciting for both organizations.


Our first visit was so fulfilling for the students.  They were beaming at every interaction the horses had with them.  They learned how to read body language and communicate and how their choices of communication can affect their relationships with not only the horses, but with everyone around them.  Jimmy and Dora (our new horse friends) were amazingly curious about us and spent lots of time checking us out...almost as much as we did them! We look forward to giving you more updates in the future!


Hale Farm PDF Print E-mail

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Hale Farm1

Our second graders were able to experience what it was like to live in the past and see many artifacts from the past. They learned about pioneer life, making brooms, chores that children were required to do,how butter and cheese was made, how candles were made, how wool from sheep was turned in to clothing and blankets.

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Butterfly PDF Print E-mail



The kindergarteners are learning about the life cycle of a butterfly. They have six caterpillars that are currently transitioning into their chrysalis. The students are tracking their progress through pictures and sentences in journals.

Public Notice - Board Meetings PDF Print E-mail

The Edge Academy will hold its Board Meetings for School Year 2015 on the following dates at 4:00 pm at The Edge Academy Library at 92 N. Union St. Akron, 44304


Monday, July 28, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Monday, January 12, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015.


Board Meeting dates, changes and special meetings may also be accessed via this website board meeting dates are also posted in the school office.


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