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Tag: Madison Schools

May 8, 2015 1:42 PM

In honor of Older Americans Month, the Madison Senior Center held their annual Essay Reading and Ice Cream Social. Madison Senior Center Director Christine Beatty and Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham kicked off the event. Eight talented sixth graders from … [read more]

April 27, 2015 3:10 PM

Lake View Elementary School had their annual gathering at Warner Park to celebrate Earth Day! Over the past twenty years, Lake View has planted two dozen trees with the City of Madison as part of their Arbor Day, Earth Day, and Global Youth Service Day celebrations. This year, a few lucky Lake … [read more]

April 24, 2015 9:46 AM

Congratulations to Madison Schools on their receipt of a $300,000 grant from the Madison Community Foundation to develop full service schools! Alder Denise Demarb attended the press conference on behalf of the City to hear the announcement. Full service schools provide access to countless … [read more]

March 11, 2015 2:14 PM

Recently, I had a very important meeting with a group of fourth graders from Hawthorne Elementary.  The kids asked intelligent questions about my career thus far and my future plans for our city. I shared my ideas about the importance of a quality education and creating a fair, equitable … [read more]

March 3, 2015 11:46 AM

Recently I joined a class at Falk Elementary School for “Read Your Heart Out Day”.  Every year the Madison Metropolitan School District participates in “Read Your Heart Out Day” in order to give family members and community members alike the opportunity to come into the classroom and share … [read more]

February 23, 2015 11:25 AM

Recently I visited Malcolm Shabazz High School to spend some time talking with and getting to know the students and teachers. Malcolm Shabazz High School provides a unique learning environment for our Madison youth by providing them with smaller, more personalized classes, allowing them to work … [read more]

June 13, 2014 1:39 PM

It has been fun spending time with the City of Madison school children who have come to my office over the past couple of months for their Urban Adventure.  The Urban Adventure, a scavenger hunt around the downtown area that includes stops in my office, the Council office, and the Monona … [read more]

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