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Monday, October 30, 2017

A Big Thanks To Madison City Principals During Nat'l Principals Month

Posted by John Peck in General

  We can’t let October end without recognizing our principals during National Principals Month.They do an outstanding job running their schools with all that entails: interacting with students, communicating with parents, attending school events, managing teachers and staffs, speaking to PTAs, taking part in professional development, dealing with local and state education administrators.It is a tough job and often a thankless one.We thank our principals for all that they do.They play...

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Madison Teacher Wins STEM Award By National Space Club

Posted by John Peck in General

A Madison educator won a prestigious teaching award at the 29th annual Dr. Wernher Von Braun Memorial Dinner this week at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.Tammy Thorpe, who recently retired from Madison City Schools, was named Educator of the Year by the National Space Club in Huntsville. The award is presented to an educator who has made an outstanding contribution in grades K-12 in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).Thorpe taught math and science at Heritage Elementary...

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Madison Schools Transportation Workers Honored With Appreciation Meal

Posted by John Peck in General

  Madison City Schools honored bus drivers and other transportation employees with an appreciation breakfast in recognition of national and state School Bus Safety Week Oct. 16-20.Madison City Schools Superintendent Robby Parker thanked the workers and told them they are a vital part of Madison City Schools. “If I don’t show up, people might ask for a few days, ‘where is Mr. Parker?’ but everything will go on as usual. If you don’t show up, we don’t start...

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Thursday, October 05, 2017

DoDEA Grant Brings LMS Teacher in as District Science Specialist/Grant Administrator

Posted by John Peck in General

Madison City Schools has named Thomasena Garner as Science Specialist/Grant Administrator to help strengthen and expand science teaching in Madison schools. The position was created thanks to a $1 million Department of Defense Education Administration (DoDEA) grant. Ms. Garner’s area of focus will be grades 4-10 working closely in all MCS schools with teachers, instructional partners and others. She'll also assist with school district DoDEA grants “This is like my dream job....

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