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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Madison Students Launch Citywide Recycling Initiative For Plastic Caps

Posted by John Peck in General

A group of Madison City students launched a new recycling initiative that could have huge environmental benefits and spread to other communities as well.Discovery Middle students Puja Chopade, Neha Chopade and Timothy Zhu (L-R in the photo), won a STEM grant for their “Columbia Green” team to expand and raise awareness on the proper recycling of plastic caps.Puja Chopade, Neha Chopade and Timothy Zhu, with Madison Fire Battalion Chief Steve PerryThe students discovered in their research...

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Friday, August 04, 2017

Two JCHS Students Win National Teen PSA Award

Posted by John Peck in General

A belated shoutout to James Clemens High School and teacher Clay Combs for winning a national competition. Students from the school’s Jets Press claimed first place in a contest for the best Teen PSA announcement. They were in competition with hundreds of entries from high schools in 21 states across the country. The PSA “How Well Do You Know Your Friends” can be found here: http://teenpsa.org/2017/06/23/2017-national-semi-finalist-7-careful-who-you-trust/ Student producers...

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017

MCS Launches Ceremonial School-Start Kickoff With Institute Day

Posted by John Peck in General

Madison City Schools employees heralded the start of a new school year in an all-hands meeting at Bob Jones High School.“Institute Day” is when all teachers, principals, and other personnel gather to recognize teacher and staff members of the year and hear inspiring speeches from the superintendent (Robby Parker in this case) and the Board of Education president, Ranae Bartlett.The James Clemens ROTC Color Guard presented the colors, and West Madison Elementary Principal Dr. Daphne...

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