Edison High School (Minnesota)
|Thomas Edison High School|
|700 22nd Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
|Motto||Belong, Believe, Become|
|School district||Minneapolis Public Schools|
|Asst. Principal||Jon Peterson, Carly Jarva|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Athletics||Minneapolis City Conference|
Thomas Edison High School is the only public high school in the Northeast community of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was named for American inventor Thomas Alva Edison. Located in the Holland neighborhood, the school's academic focus areas are: American Studies, Business Enterprise, Candidate International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Personal Care & Therapeutic Services, and Technology & Multi Media.
The school opened in 1922. Additions have been made to the rear of the building, and a gymnasium was built across Monroe Street. The track and football field are behind this gym, and the school's baseball/softball field is in adjacent Jackson Square Park.
Edison competes in the following sports, some in co-ops with other schools.
- Fall: Football, Cross Country Running, Girls Tennis, Boys and Girls Soccer, Volleyball
- Winter: Dance Team, Wrestling, Boys Swimming, Boys and Girls Basketball, Gymnastics, Boys and Girls Hockey
- Spring: Track and Field, Boys Tennis, Baseball, Badminton
- Alan Anderson, basketball player
- Don Carlson, basketball player
- Joe Dziedzic, professional hockey player
- Kari Dziedzic, Minnesota state senator
- Tony Jaros, basketball player
- Mesa Kincaid, Radio personality
- Richard E. Kraus, Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient
- Mike Mikulak, football player
- Clayton Tonnemaker, football player
- Ahmed Ahmed Ali, Tennis player, IB Medal
- "Thomas Edison High School Administration". Retrieved November 21, 2012.
- "Edison High School". Minneapolis Public Schools. Retrieved November 21, 2012.
- "Edison-Northeast Community". Retrieved November 21, 2012.
- "Hmong not happy with school choices." Minneapolis Star Tribune. August 21, 2000. Retrieved on May 10, 2013. "His son, Long Xiong, will return this fall to Edison High, a popular school for Hmong students who need help with their English."