Community Adopt-A-Street Trash Pick Up

In preparation for our upcoming Groundbreaking Party, the Delridge Grocery Co-op is hosting a Community Adopt-A-Street Trash Pick Up event on Saturday, October 26 from 10am to noon. Trash bags, gloves, pickers, and other supplies will be provided,, and we’ll be working to beautify Delridge Way SW from SW Juneau St to SW Alaska St.

This is a great family activity (as well as a great way for middle and high schoolers to get some community service time), and you can participate for as little or as much time as you have to spare.

DATE: Saturday, October 26th
TIME: 10am
LOCATION: Meet in front of Youngstown Coffee (5214 Delridge Way SW)

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After School Programs Will Begin October 28th

Sign up now for programs happening after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  Choose from Cooking Club, Young Authors, Art or Gaming Club, Sports Sampler and Homework Help.  Pick up a sign-up form in the main office.

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Octoberfest Social Thank You!

Madison adults, thank you for joining the PTSA for Oktoberfest! Your PTSA and West Seattle Realty paired up to throw a great event! If you missed the fun, join us next year! Prost!

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Madison PTSA Octoberfest Adult Social

Come and get know the amazing Madison adult community parents, teachers & friends! Join us at the PTSA Octoberfest Adult Social on Friday, October 4! Meet us at Elements 42 Apartments (2641 42nd Ave SW) from 7pm to 10pm, have some complimentary German snacks. Beer & wine available for purchase as well as the famous Bottomless Madison Stein; sparkling water free for designated drivers!! 

Space is limited to 250 people, please RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/o/madison-ptsa-27127352467

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Welcome from your Madison PTSA!

Welcome back to school! And for 6th graders, other new students, and their families, welcome to Madison Middle School; we’re very glad to have you here.

For your convenience, here are the things we included in the first day packets:

Join the PTSA Membership Form (online)

Sign up for the Madison Community Weekly Newsletter — Get our weekly bulletin sent to your email. This bulletin has important dates, recaps the school news, gives you information about upcoming events, and community offerings. Everyone can sign up, you don’t need to be a PTSA member.

Family Directory — Sign up for the Family Directory, with only your email and phone number. Only those families that sign up for the directory will receive a copy, in a PDF. The directory is new every year, so even if you signed up before, its time to do it again! Everyone can sign up, you don’t need to be a PTSA member.

QUESTION: What is the difference between the Madison ASB fundraiser and the Madison PTSA fundraiser? Which one should I support? ANSWER: Both! ASB vs PTSA – FAQ (pdf)

Back to School Fundraiser – donate online to help us put supplies and curriculum directly into your student’s classroom.

Facebook — Don’t forget to like us on Facebook, we’re Madison Middle School PTSA, Seattle (/MadisonMiddlePTSA/). We post reminders, fun pictures and stories, and share successes there. You can message the PTSA there too. Madison Music Boosters has their own page as well.

MadisonPTSA.com — Bookmark our website, you’ll find all of our PTSA info there, along with ways to sign up for emails, PTSA membership and the directory. You can find Music Boosters info there, too!

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Welcome Bulldogs to the 2019-2020 School Year!

Our first day of school is Wednesday, September 4.  School begins promptly at 8:55am and the last bell rings at 3:45pm.  Doors open at 8:15am. 

Supply List:  Find the school supply list on the Madison Middle School Website

The dimensions of our school lockers are as follows: 10” W x 34” H x 13” D.  Please bring only supplies and backpacks that will fit into the lockers. 

Start Time

Madison’s bell schedule for the 2019-20 school year is 8:55-3:45. The first bell will ring at 8:50 with class beginning promptly at 8:55 a.m.  School will be dismissed at 3:45 p.m. 

Middle School sports begin soon!  Madison offers Girls Soccer and Co-ed Ultimate Frisbee in the Fall. Boys and Girls Basketball in the Winter; and Girls Volleyball, Boys Soccer and Co-ed Track in the Spring.  All athletes must have a current Seattle Public School completed sports physical form and release on file at school before turning out for sports.  Pick up a sports physical form in the main office or visit seattleschools.org/departments/athletics or madison@seattleschools.org website. 

Orientation

6th Grade Orientation – Tuesday, September 3,    8am-1pm in the Gym

7th & 8th graders NEW to MadisonTuesday, September 3, 1-2 pm in the Commons

Orientation includes a welcome assembly, school tour, small team building groups with their year-long WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) leaders, introductions to advisory teachers and individual locker assignments.  This event is for students only.  Parents and guardians may drop off students at the gym in the south parking lot.

If 6th grade students are unable to join us for orientation on Tuesday, schedules and lockers will be distributed and assigned in the morning on the first day of school, Wednesday, September 4, in the library beginning at 8:25am.

If you are a 7th or 8th grader and are new to Madison this year, stop by the Commons for a brief orientation

General Questions

If you have questions, you can call the school at 206-252-9204 or email the Principal, Dr. Robert Gary, Jr. at  rgary@seattleschools.org.

Student schedules will be available on The Source beginning September 1 and will be distributed to students on the first day of school.  Doors open at 8:15am.

6th grade – Report to Library; 7th grade – Report to Gym; 8th grade – Report to Commons

Transportation Questions – If you are unsure of your student’s assignment, please contact the district transportation office 252-0900 or access information via the district website at seattleschools.org/departments/transportation

Upcoming Dates

Picture Day: Thursday, September 19.  Re-take day is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13.

Curriculum Night: Wednesday, September 25    6:30-8:00pmAll parents and guardians are welcome to attend.  The purpose of this evening is to provide all parents and guardians with an overview of their student’s day, meet teachers in their classrooms and learn about the curriculum and general expectations of each grade level.  This is a parent and guardian only event.


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