Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year!
This is my 3rd year as the principal of Edison Elementary, and my passion is to create a school where students have fun and enjoy their learning experiences. School should be as magical as Disneyland--a place where students are excited and motivated to learn. The Edison staff is among the most positive and energized group of educators I have ever had the opportunity to work with; they are personable, knowledgeable, highly competent, and hugely caring. I am honored to work alongside these incredible people.
We will begin the year by working closely with students to create environments that support the whole child and are focused on learning. Your child will be learning about The Eagle Way: Be Respectful, Be Responsible and Be Safe! Each morning, we say The Kids at Hope Pledge, because we believe that the words we say impact the kinds of people we are and the kinds of days we have. We want our students to excel academically as well as socially and emotional in order to become contributing members of their community. The way that we focus our collaborative efforts and leverage our resources represent these beliefs and goals.
To ensure that your child gets the most out of what we have to offer here at Edison, I would like to stress that communication is a critical part of developing partnerships between home and school. Your child’s teacher will communicate with you on a regular basis sharing information regarding your child’s academic progress as well as special events happening at our school. Also, each Sunday, please listen to our Sunday Message! This message will contain all pertinent information for the week and upcoming details to keep you connected to our school community.
Additionally, children benefit most from their educational programs when their families are actively involved in their schooling. Please consider joining our Booster Club to learn about how you can get involved. We look forward to your partnership!
I look forward to meeting and partnering with parents and guardians. Please contact me if you have questions or would like more information at 253-571-1700 or Jbare@tacoma.k12.wa.us.
Julia H. Bare
Edison Elementary School
All Children are Capable of Success, No Exceptions!
Edison Elementary’s mission is to establish a community that empowers, inspires, and motivates all students to become life-long learners who are college and career ready.