News and Announcements

End of Year Letter

As you know, the school year is drawing to a close. There are some important items that need to be addressed. Please check the link below for more details.

END OF YEAR - Parent & Student Letter 2017

New Incoming Welcome Orientation letters

Welcome to Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical Education High School. You are about to embark on a rich educational experience that will afford you the opportunity to learn and develop invaluable lifelong skills.
The first step in this process is the June Welcome Orientation, which is mandated for ALL incoming students.
Check letters below for your corresponding last name's reporting date.

ORIENTATION - 2017 last names A-L   ORIENTATION - 2017 last names M-Z

Graduation

Graduation for the Class of 2017 will be on Friday June 16th, 2017. Graduation site is Hofstra University Mack Sports Complex Hempstead, NY. The ceremony will begin at 5:00 pm and will carry on until 7:00 pm.


Citywide Notice - Water Sampling for Lead Backpack Letters for Families and Staff

The safety and well-being of students and staff is our top priority. The New York City Department of Education (DOE) has completed water testing in every public school in the City. New York City water is of the highest quality, and families and staff should rest assured that our drinking water is safe. Check letter below for more information.

Water Sampling for Lead Backpack Letter

First Annual Classic and Custom Car Show

Visit us May 21st for our First Annual Classic and Custom Car Show. Check out the collection of all the classic and custom built cars done by the Edison Pitcrew. Gates and registration open at 9:00 AM. See the flyer below for more details.

Edison's First Annual Car Show

The Edison Light awarded the Best Online News Paper

The Edison Light is an online newspaper maintained by the Journalism students. It was awarded the Best Online Newspaper at the Adelphi University Press Day. Journalism student Alexandria Ganesh recieved an honorable mention for her feautured article on the website.
Visit www.theedisonlight.com to check out the Award-winning site and its fascinating articles.


New York's first SAT School Day

On Wednesday, April 5 2017, City of New York will be having its first SAT School Day. On SAT School Day the SAT Test will be given free of charge to all 11th graders. The exam will begin promptly at 8:00 A.M. and will last approximately 4 hours. Also, on the same day and at the same time, the 10th graders will take the PSAT Test.
This will be a full instructional day and we will be following a special, modified, bell schedule (check below)

Modified Bell Schedule for SAT School Day

New Addition to Edison's Leadership Team

The Superintendent of Schools is proud to announce Stacy Conway, Kayon Pryce and Andrea Scolavino to Principal Ojeda's Leadership Team as appointed Assistant Principals effective February 7th, 2017. Parent's will have an oppurtunity to meet the three new Assistant Principals at the next Parent-Teacher Association meeting.
For more information check the attached flier.

New Assistant Principals

Edison Parent Informational Workshop

Edison is hosting Parent Informational Workshops for parents whose children are currently enrolled in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. Topics such as, "Get to know how to help your child succeed in High School and beyond" and many others will be discussed at these workshops. Parents are encouraged to attend as they will be introduced to their child's guidance counselor and be able to ask them questions.

10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade

2016 Sloan Award Recipient, Dr. Savitzky

Dr. Margaret Savitzky, a CTE teacher for 14 1/2 years, was one of seven educators from schools citywide honored with the 2016 Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics.

Award Details  NY1 News Interview

Kaplan SAT Test Prep Classes

This Spring, Thomas A. Edison CTE High School is hosting a SAT prep course taught by Kaplan. The 10 session course is set to prepare Juniors for the May 6, 2017 SAT exam. Classes will begin in early March and will finish early May. For the class schedule and registration information please check the attached flyer below.

Kaplan SAT Test Prep Info Sheet

Class of 2017 Senior Dues

Senior dues are a requirement of all students; therefore no student will be allowed to participate in senior activities if their account is not up-to-date, including owing fundraising money for other clubs, sports or activities. Senior dues does NOT include tickets to the Prom or Senior Trip.

Senior Dues Fact Sheet 2017

Ascend Educational Fund, Inc Scholarship

This spring, Ascend Educational Fund will award scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin, or immigration status. Please check flier below for more information:

AEF Scholarship Info 2017