Tag: Madison Schools

November 20, 2018 2:48 PM

Members of Madison West High School Green Club recently introduced themselves to the City's Committee on the Environment. They were able to highlight their work on Project Solis. It's safe to say the message was met with enthusiasm. The students had a goal to raise $50,000 for Project … [read more]

June 18, 2018 12:21 PM

I am pleased to once again join with so many of our wonderful community allies to help ensure none of our residents go hungry this summer. The City of Madison, REAP Food Group, Madison Metropolitan School District, Public Health of Madison & Dane County, Centro Hispano, and community partners … [read more]

May 16, 2018 1:29 PM

Hawthorne Elementary fifth graders are yearly visitors to my office and we had another great meeting this week. Teacher Dave Jenks works with the fifth graders every year, and they had quite an adventure planned this year. In addition to the Mayor's office, they of course went to the … [read more]

February 22, 2018 3:30 PM

It was great to meet today with some of our future leaders as a group of six students joined me in the Mayor's office to learn a little bit more about the City and about what I do. The youth were accompanied by Sara Knueve from Glendale Elementary and the Reverend Lloyd Biddle, Senior … [read more]

April 21, 2017 4:18 PM

I celebrated this 47th Earth Day with a great group of folks at Warner Park. Children from Lake View Elementary School planted trees for their annual Earth Day tradition. I had the pleasure of presenting them with a proclamation encouraging our citizens, businesses and institutions to use … [read more]

May 3, 2016 11:35 AM

It was a blustery day at Warner Park last week as I joined students from Lake View Elementary last week to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by planting a tree. Lake View staff and students have been involved in this awesome project with the Madison Parks Department every year for many years … [read more]

August 7, 2015 1:05 PM

Madison Metropolitan School District Partners are seeking AmeriCorps Members to serve in Madison Schools. AmeriCorps Members work in the schools to help students succeed in reading and math through providing literacy and math programs. Their impact has been consistently positive! Back in … [read more]

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 city … [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 in the … [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]