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Madeira Middle School News

Our 2018 Educator of the Year Educator of the year

MHS Latin teacher Jennifer Bruening has been named the Madeira City Schools Educator of the Year 

Donations Provide New Opportunities donors

Students will reap the benefits from two incredible donations for years to come  

News From the Principal's Desk

News from the Principal’s Desk

April 16, 2018

 

Thoughts for the Week

We talk a lot among the staff and with the students (and have shared with you) about “choosing our response” to any given situation.  Over the last break I finished the book Culturize, that talks about the things we can do to positively influence our building culture at MMS.  I shared the following quote from Jimmy Casas’ book with the staff a few weeks ago:

  • “I will admit it: Even though I know how I respond is my choice, there have been – and still are – moments in which I didn’t choose the best response.  No one is immune.”

Choosing our response takes an intentional and purposeful commitment all day every day.  It is our human nature to respond to situations in a default mode – doing what we have done before on “autopilot” – instead of actively choosing a different response. .  Our children tend to follow our

Tell Us Who Goes the Extra Mile imadifference

The 'I Make a Difference Award' was created by the Madeira City School Board to recognize the extraordinary contributions of people who regularly go beyond the expected.

Summer Opportunities for Students summer camps

Opportunities for Madeira students of all ages will be available.

Congratulations! Vivian M

Vivian Momper, 5th grader in the gifted program, was awarded first place in the national InvestWrite writing competition for the state of Ohio in the 4th-6th grade division. The InvestWrite competition is part of the Stock Market Game. Vivian wrote about non-profits and the importance of the stock market. 

12th Annual Spelling Bee

The 12th Annual Spelling Bee was held on Friday, December 8th, 2017. Twenty contestants, in grades 5-8, competed for the title of MMS Spelling Bee champion. Olivia Bodley, 5th grader, won the title plus a $25 gift certificate from The Bookshelf in Madeira. Charlie Manning, 7th grader, was named runner-up. The top five spelling bee students in each grade level were as follows: Braden Blackwelder, Charli Geary, Vivian Momper, Morgan Starr, Olivia Bodley, Caroline Harrison, Ava Mathews, Mateo Ramirez, Emma Rouse, Andrew Sampson, Ceana Crompton, Maryn Dubay, Olivia Heath, Charlie Manning, Milo Nelson, Henry Manning, Rene Polanco, Niklas Polanco, Christoff Spies, and Owen Tucker. The 12th Annual Spelling Bee was held on Friday, December 8th, 2017. Twenty contestants, in grades 5-8, competed for the title of MMS Spelling Bee champion. Olivia Bodley, 5th grader, won the title plus a $25 gift certificate from The Bookshelf in Madeira. Charlie Manning, 7th grader, was named runner-up. The top five spelling bee students in each grade level were as follows: Braden Blackwelder, Charli Geary, Vivian Momper, Morgan Starr, Olivia Bodley, Caroline Harrison, Ava Mathews, Mateo Ramirez, Emma Rouse, Andrew Sampson, Ceana Crompton, Maryn Dubay, Olivia Heath, Charlie Manning, Milo Nelson, Henry Manning, Rene Polanco, Niklas Polanco, Christoff Spies, and Owen Tucker. 

13th Annual Geography Bee

The 13th Annual Geography Bee was held on Friday, December 15th, 2017. Twenty contestants, in grades 5-8, competed for the title of MMS Geography Bee champion. Niklas Polanco, 8th grader, won the title plus a $25 gift certificate from The Bookshelf in Madeira and a National Geographic Society medallion. Eric Luther, 6th grader, was named runner-up. The top five geography bee students in each grade level were as follows: Conner Andrews, Sebastian Feldkamp, Will Jenkins, Daniel Konieczny, Owen Lichtenberg, JT Hamstra, Eric Luther, Bradley Poppell, Andrew Sampson, Matthew Smith, Maryn Dubay, Jessie Miller, Emma Faz, JP Torborg, Luca Salerno Uriarte, Abigail Cimpello, Rene Polanco, Niklas Polanco, Owen Tucker, and Sean Wiesemann.

The 13th Annual Geography Bee was held on Friday, December 15th, 2017. Twenty contestants, in grades 5-8, competed for the title of MMS Geography Bee champion. Niklas Polanco, 8th grader, won the title plus a $25 gift certificate from The Bookshelf in Madeira and a National Geographic Society medallion. Eric Luther, 6th grader, was named runner-up. The top five geography bee students in each grade level were as follows: Conner Andrews, Sebastian Feldkamp,
Upcoming Events Upcoming Events

April 23 ~ 8th Grade Washington DC Parent Meeting - 6 pm

April 24 ~ Human Growth & Development Evening - 5th Grade Parents & Students - 7 pm

May 5 ~ Choir at Kings Island - Grades 7 & 8

May 7 - May 11 ~ National Teacher Appreciation Week

May 10 ~ PTO Meeting - 9:15 am at MMS

May 11 ~ Walk to School Day

 

Our Quality Profile mes students

We're proud to share our Madeira family's accomplishments in 2016-2017!

Our Athletic Center! center entrance with mustang

Our new facility is now being used by our students to achieve their sports and fitness goals in a bright, healthy environment.

8th Grade Washington DC Trip - May 2018 Washington DC

Important information regarding the Washington DC trip for 8th grade students in May 2018 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.