2019-20 PTSA Board Announced

Thanks to a West Seattle parent network, we have had volunteers step up for every board position for the 2019-20 school year.  Please thank these parents as you run into them, and in the fall, show them your appreciation by attending meetings and helping with their work to engage families and support Madison Staff and Students. 

Much appreciation is sent to our out-going Board Members: Fiona Preedy, Lorie Bennett, Erika Borges, Sarah Steere, Kara Centioli, Miki Fly and Heather Hsu.  Even more appreciation is requested for our returning treasurers, Lara Dabbs and Kimberly Frank, and to our returning staff representatives, Lora Bunch and Stacia Bell.  The Board very much thanks Dr. Gary for attending board meetings and general meetings to update our PTSA with the most current Madison News.

Please welcome your incoming Madison PTSA Board:

Mark Johnson and Katy Walum, Co-Presidents

Elizabeth Chapman, VP of Programs

Sarah Dillard and Kevin Broveleit, Co-VPs of Fundraising

Lara Dabbs and Kimberly Frank, Co-Treasurers

Angela Corvino, Secretary

Marcy Miller, Legislative Liaison

Stephanie Juha, Communications

Ilana Cone Kennedy, PTSA BLT Rep

April Kristjansson, BLT Parent Rep

Robin Lutton and Frank Smith, Music Boosters

Watch for requests for help in committee positions or if you see a need, have an idea, or would like to help, please email president@madisonptsa.com with your thoughts!

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LIKE – The Documentary About the Impact of Social Media on Our Lives

Madison Middle School PTSA presents

Thursday, June 6th @ 7 pm

Join us at 6:30 pm for a pizza dinner!

Stay after the movie, for a moderated discussion with Madison Counselors

Madison MS Library, 3429 45th Ave SW, 98116

RSVP Here

LIKE is a documentary that explores the impact of social media on our lives. Are we addicted to social media? If so what’s going on and why? – An Indie Flix Original Production.  Find more information on The Like Movie website.

We welcome parents from all over, with children of any age, to attend this free event.  LIKE is recommended for students ages 12 and up.  Students are welcome to attend, accompanied by an adult. 

Contact Lorie Bennett  at  vicepresident@madisonptsa.com with any questions.

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PTSA Board Members Needed

PTSA Board Members sought for the 2019-2020 School Year  

The Madison PTSA Board is searching for parent leaders interested in working to support the Madison Middle School Community – parents, staff and students alike.
The current board has served together for two years, and consists of mostly 8th Grade parents, most have students moving on to high school. We are very fortunate to have returning nominees for our Co-Treasurer positions.   

Open Elected Positions for 2019-2020:

President – The Madison PTSA President presides over monthly board meetings, general meetings (3) and coordinates with the school administration.  There is less of a time commitment than at the elementary school level.  Being a good communicator, being aware of the school’s schedule and the PTSA calendar, and enjoying meeting staff are very helpful in this job.    This is a great job to share with a friend, as co-presidents!   

Vice President, Fundraising – The VP of Fundraising coordinates the fundraising efforts during the Back to School Drive, Direct Drive, and the annual Fundraising Event.  Works with the Event Chair and attends meetings.  

Vice President, Programs – The VP of Programs, works on Parent Education and helps with planning the General Meetings.  May serve as back up for the President and attends meetings.  

Secretary – The Secretary takes minutes and attendance during the meetings, both Board and General.      

Legislative Liaison – This Advocacy position is for someone that is interested in communicating with parents about issues, whether in Olympia or at the School District, and working to find ways that parents can participate.  Attends meetings and may attend broader level PTA events.  Also a good job to share!   

Open Appointed Position:

FILLED Music Boosters – Thank you to the two volunteers who will co-chair!

FILLED Building Leadership Team Position Open –   Thank you to the two volunteers, one as a parent rep and one as the PTSA rep, that will fill these roles!

For more information about any of the positions, please either respond to this email, or email Fiona at president@madisonptsa.com or Sarah at secretary@madisonptsa.com.    

*Those interested in being nominated or appointed to the PTSA Board will be required to become PTSA members.

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Spring General Meeting

Wednesday, May 15th @ 7 pm, Madison Library

Please join us for our May General Meeting. The membership will vote on minutes, budget and any nominees for officers, and the chairs will give updates.

Dr. Gary will give an update on Madison about closing out the school year and starting up for next year; including information about the school’s new budget for next year now that the Olympia vote has raised the levy lid.

Seeking Officers for Next Year
The Madison PTSA Board is searching for parent leaders interested in working to support the Madison Middle School Community – parents, staff and students alike. Information is in the post below.

Save the Date! Madison PTSA will be screening the documentary “LIKE” on June 6th. Madison Counselors will moderate a discussion following the film. More information will be coming soon, please stay tuned, and be sure to invite any interested parents.

Questions for the Meeting – We know that it is difficult to come out to meetings mid-week. If you are just not able to make the meeting, but have questions that we can address at the meeting, we have created a Question Form for you to fill out, which can be anonymous or have your contact info included. Or you can ask questions by replying to this email.

If you have any questions about the meeting, or any other PTSA topics, please reach out to Fiona Preedy, Madison PTSA President, at president@madisonptsa.com.

All Madison parents, not just PTSA members, are always welcome to join our meeting!

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Staff Appreciation 2019

Staff Appreciation Week May 6-10

The PTSA, with Lora Bunch coordinating the effort, puts on a week of treats and meals for 85+members of Madison staff.

Want to help out? Email Lora at loralbunch@hotmail.com to see where you can help or simply donate money for a Starbucks gift card!

Staff Appreciation Week May 6-20
Monday,  May 6th….. Early Staff Breakfast in Main Office area (serving starts @ 8:15am)

Tuesday,  May 7th…..Thank You Certificate (signed by students) in staff  mail boxes

Wednesday,  May 8th…… Homemade Cookie Tray Day.  

Thursday, May 9th…… Mail Box Treat/Luncheon Invitation

Friday,  May 10th….  Again this year… Starbucks Gift Card in their mailboxes to end their week

Wednesday, May 22nd…… Staff Luncheon in the Commons, serving time 2:30. This is done on a Seattle Schools early release day so staff can enjoy the luncheon together.

Questions? Contact Lora Bunch, Madison Volunteer Coordinatorl

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2019 Silent Auction & Swing Dance Fundraiser

Madison Music Boosters Presents:

Silent Auction & Swing Dance FUNDRAISER

@ Madison Middle School – 3429 45th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98116

March 29th 2019 | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us on Friday, March 29th at 6:30pm for the annual Madison Middle School Music Boosters Silent Auction & Swing Dance Fundraiser! Come dance the night away to the lively sounds of the West Seattle Big Band and enjoy live performances from the students of the Senior Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Jazz II and Jazz Ensemble throughout the night.

Support our young community of musicians and have a swinging good time, all while raising money for the ever growing, talented, Madison music students!

Tickets are $10 per adult online, $15 at the door. Teachers and students get in free!

Food and beverages available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Madison Middle School Music Program.

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