Portland, OR.. Edison High School welcomed 390 guests to the Oregon Zoo for its annual Partner with Edison Breakfast. At the event, board member Jim Kilpatrick and his wife, Rose visited with Edison Director Patrick Maguire. Guests heard from junior Jack Holmes and former student Wilson Sherman-Burton about the importance of Edison High School. Past parent, Anne Stein-Gray, shared her “Edison Story” about the positive impact the school has had on her family. The benefit on November 3rd generated over $190,000 to help support financial aid, technology, and professional development at the school. Edison, the only high school in Oregon and southwest Washington dedicated to students with learning differences. (Photo credit, Andie Petkus Photography)
From Edison High School:
“Some kids have learning differences. All kids have dreams.”
Welcome to Edison High School, the only high school in Oregon and Southwest Washington dedicated to serving students with complex learning differences. Our work here is powerful and profound: helping every student reach his or her full potential.
As a small, private school, Edison High School offers an individualized curriculum that meets each student’s special needs, and maximizes the ability to learn. We also provide the emotional support that builds confidence and maturity. By empowering students with learning differences to experience academic success and personal growth, Edison does more than prepare teens for the future. We change lives.