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Madeira Middle School News

News From the Principal's Desk

February 21, 2017

School Culture – Spirit Week shines LIGHT

Over the past two years we have made a concerted effort to empower our student leadership.  As you know, this resulted in adopting the LIGHT theme as our school climate initiative in the fall of 2015.  When our student government meets, we try to listen to them, let them have a real voice in what happens in the school and model for them what leadership is all about.  We believe this is a healthy way for our school to operate.  This past week, the student government met and came up with the plan for our winter spirit week and support for the American Heart Association.  The dress-up days are as follows:

Welcome Cincinnati Children's CCHMCPartnership

We are pleased to announce and begin a new partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) in all three of our schools.

Welcome Mr. Marvin Lane! Mr. Lane

Mr. Marvin Lane joins us as the Assistant Principal at MES and MMS through the remainder of the year. Marvin comes to us from northern Indiana and brings his educational administrative experience as an elementary assistant principal to Madeira. He followed his wife to southwest Ohio last year so she could pursue an opening in the medical profession, and has been working in real estate since moving to Madeira. Mr. Lane's children attend Madeira Elementary School.  

Help Us Celebrate Excellence! Celebrate Excellence image

Nominate a Madeira educator to represent our district at the Hamilton Country Education Foundation's "Celebrate Excellence" event this spring.  

12th Annual MMS Geography Bee

The 12th Annual MMS Geography Bee took place on December 19th. Nineteen contestants competed for the title of MMS Geography Bee Champion. Niklas Polanco, 7th grader, was the school champion and Ethan Lex, 8th grader, was runner-up. Niklas won a twenty-five dollar gift certificate to The Bookshelf in Madeira and a National Geographic medallion. Niklas will take an online test administered through the National Geographic Society in January to see if he qualifies for the Ohio Geography Bee. The contestants who competed were as follows: J.T. Hamstra, Eric Luther, Bradley Poppell, Andrew Sampson, Nora Winterrowd, Maryn Dubay, Murray Katkin, Claire Leroy, Jessie Miller, Rosie Davis, Renè Polanco, Niklas Polanco, Owen Tucker, Sean Wiesemann, Lexi Born, Katie Dimmitt, Ethan Lex, Hayden Loring, and Joe Schneider.

The 12th Annual MMS Geography Bee took place on December 19th. Nineteen contestants competed for the title of MMS Geography Bee Champion. Niklas Polanco, 7th grader, was the school champion and Ethan Lex, 8th grader, was runner-up.
11th Annual MMS Spelling Bee

The 11th Annual MMS Spelling Bee was held on December 20th. Twenty contestants competed in grades 5-8. Maddie Luther, 7th grader, won the school bee. She won a twenty-five dollar gift certificate from The Bookshelf in Madeira. Ethan Lex, 8th grader, was runner-up and Alexa Wallace, 7th grader, was third place winner. The other contestants were: Katie Dunn, Bradley Poppell, Nicholas Hyland, Andrew Sampson, Cole Seaman-Kossmeyer, Zach Bisselberg, Michael Cedillo, Ceana Crompton, Maryn Dubay, Charlie Manning, Lucy Adams, Maddie Luther, Henry Manning, Owen Tucker, Alexa Wallace, Ethan Bisselberg, Lexi Born, Charlie Cochran, Ethan Lex, and Jake Schoemaker. Congratulations to all contestants!   ‚ÄčThank you to everyone!

The 11th Annual MMS Spelling Bee was held on December 20th. Twenty contestants competed in grades 5-8. Maddie Luther, 7th grader, won the school bee. She won a twenty-five dollar gift certificate from The Bookshelf in Madeira. Ethan Lex, 8th grader, was runner-up and Alexa Wallace, 7th grader, was third place winner.
Weather Alert Information news story snow emergency

During each school year conditions may arise which could cause us to adjust our school operating hours. Here's all the information you need to know in advance. 

Digital Citizenship

What is appropriate and responsible when using technology.

Upcoming Events Upcoming Events

February 17 ~ District In-Service Day - No-School for Students

February 20  ~ President's Day - No School

February 21 ~ Courage Retreat - Grade 7 (bring lunch) 
February 28 ~ Choir Concert - Grades 5-8 - 7pm Medert Auditorium
March 1 ~ PTO Meeting - 9:15 - Joint Meeting at MES                                        
8th Grade Washington DC Trip - May 2017 Washington DC

Important information regarding the Washington DC trip for 8th grade students in May 2017 is attached. Please contact Julia Cabral at jcabral@madeiracityschools.org with any additional questions and/or concerns. 

MMS ATTENDANCE LINE

 

Please call 513-924-3777 (option #2) to report your child's absence. This number is accessible 24/7. Please leave the following information:

1) Child's Name

2) Grade Level

3) Reason for Absence

4) Person Making the Call

*If you are reporting an absence weekdays after 8 am please call the MMS Main Office at 513-561-5555.