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Friday, October 28, 2016

BJ Engineering Teacher Brings National Honor to Madison City Schools

Posted by John Peck in General

Bob Jones High School teacher Jessye Gaines was a featured speaker at the national Society of Women Engineers Conference Thursday in Philadelphia. Ms. Gaines, who teaches engineering and leads the school’s greenpower car program, was selected from among 850 applicants from accomplished professionals to speak at this year’s WE16 annual conference.Her presentation, “What Does Generation Z Need from Me,” focused on STEM recruitment and was shared to more than 9.000 attendees....

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Special Olympics and School Sendoffs Boost Spirits in Madison City Schools

Posted by John Peck in General

  Tuesday's Special Olympics proved a special day for Madison City student athletes and volunteers. Not only were the participants pumped up, teachers and fellow classmates were as well, as evidenced by jubilant sendoffs at the schools.  Students lined halls to cheer and give high fives as the special ed students made their way to their buses. Smiles were the order of the day throughout Milton Frank Stadium, which hosted the events.It was a great day all around. Here a just a few random...

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Madison City BOE Honors Students, Teacher, Counselors and One of Its Own

Posted by John Peck in General

Honors were flowing at a recent Madison City Board of Education meeting. Nearly every sector of the school system - students, teachers, support staff, BOE president - were recognized for outstanding achievement. Presentations included recognitions for Bob Jones High School merit semi-finalists, several elementary school counselors, and top science-math teachers. Schools Superintendent Dr. Dee Fowler also reported that MCS Board President Dr. Terri Johnson is one of only five school...

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Wednesday, October 05, 2016

United Way Drive Draws Generous Giving by Madison City Schools

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Giving to others is a hallmark of Madison City Schools. From the annual United Way and St. Jude fund drives, to the homecoming “give-back” floats by James Clemens High School, students and employees of Madison City Schools constantly find ways to serve others with their donations, time and talents. The United Way fund drive wrapped up at the beginning of Fall Break.  Madison City Schools employees contributed over $19,000 to United Way of Madison County this year.  Donations...

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