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Advancing Leaders Through Opportunity – AAPI Month 2023

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The month of May is nationally recognized as AAPI month. AAPI stands for Asian American Pacific Islander and it recognizes the contributions made by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout our history. While doing so, it is important to put …

A Journey’s End: The Legacy of the Edison Class of 2023

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Imagine the moment you first walked into Edison as a freshman. How did it feel to be surrounded by students of all grades, including the 17 to 18 year old intimidating seniors? As a new 14 to 15 year old …

The First Poetry Slam

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On May 30th, 2023, The Edison Spark Magazine hosted a poetry slam in the school auditorium to share their thoughts and showcase their talent. This was an evening of poetic artistry, word wall, personalized cards, and music. This was Thomas …

Edison READS

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Edison Reads is a new initiative that’s been implemented into our school. This was open across all grades in an attempt to give students and school staff the opportunity to borrow books and share what they are reading with others …

The Willow Project

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As we celebrate the glories of mother earth this past month for Earth day, we must realize the massive amounts of damage we continuously place on this floating rock we call home.

President Biden has recently passed the Willow Project …

The Black Student Union Spirit Week!

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As Edison continues to celebrate Black History Month. Black Student Union has made a contribution by hosting a Black Student Union Spirit Week. This week is important as it gives Edison students an opportunity to get involved in a month …

Battle Of The Shops: What It Means To The Edison Community

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The Battle Of The Shops. An annually held fundraiser that gathers perishable goods from all around the Edison community from students and staff to be donated to a local shelter in Jamaica, Queens. Why is it important to the community? …

GAMA System in Edison 

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This school year Edison implemented the new GAMA grading system, this came after the previous system, Skedula, crashed. 

This recent change caused a bit of an uproar across the students and staff of Edison. When questioned about the pros of …

Successful Student Entrepreneur Takes Home Big Money!

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Roughly 15 to 25 thousand dollars made from selling his business, all while still in high school to boot! Saharan Newaz, even holed up at home during the prime of the COVID-19 pandemic and fighting through various obstacles, truly shows …

ACE: Inner Blossom Art Expo!

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ACE Club’s first after school event took place this year, featuring art and a poetry showcase, as well as crafting stations. The event took place on Monday, May 23rd in the courtyard and offered free admission to all students and …