One would have thought that Madison Academy had just been visited by a slew of lumber jacks with the amount of planks that were lying around campus today. The students at Madison Academy competed in the #MAPlanksgivingChallenge to raise money to fix the Madison Academy’s gym air-circulation system. They were challenged to hold a plank, […]
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Thanks for voting last week for our Giving Tuesday project. The winner is fixing the gym and adding an air circulation system! We are excited with how many participated and the good suggestions that we had for future projects. If you want to be part of our Giving Tuesday team and help make a bigger […]
Thanks to a gift from donors last year we were able to purchase and wrap two 12-passenger vans. These vans have taken our students all over… from drama outings to sports tournaments, from volunteering at the 403 Center to field trips to the Chamber of Commerce. These vans have been well used and truly loved. […]
Showers of Blessings After Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston in August 2017, Chaplain Andrew Jamieson decided to switch the spring international mission trip and serve domestically. Our team of 22 students volunteered at shelters, food banks, dementia treatment centers, meal delivery services, soup kitchens, and many other places. Whether it was doing laundry for […]
The Neely’s Bend 5K is one month away. We are ecstatic! Join us for a fun-filled day investing in your school and community servants. Register by March 28 and use coupon code neelysbend5kfun for $5 off on individual registration and $20 off on family registration (must register at least four people). Sign-up at www.neelysbend5k.com/runners
The teachers at Madison Academy like to try new things. This school year, the schedule was swapped around so first period was a time for classes that made students move or create (fitness, band, handbells, newspaper, etc.). It was a hit. Second semester the teachers wanted to continue this style, but offer a few more […]
What is project-based learning? And why is everyone talking about it? Project-based learning (PBL) is a teaching style that has students combine real-world skills with subject area concepts to find solutions for their long-term class project. Madison Academy incorporates this teaching style in a few of their classes, including Public Relations 101. In Public Relations […]
The Student Association is again hosting a late night volleyball tournament the Saturday night of Alumni Weekend. You can sign up by clicking this link. It is free to watch and cheer and there will be snacks for sale most of the evening.
Twenty-seven students qualified for the Presidential Youth Fitness Award. During the school year, students are tested twice, once in September the other in March, on their: aerobic capacity, abdominal strength endurance, upper body strength and endurance, body composition, trunk strength and flexibility, and overall flexibility. This fitness assessment is not just solely for The Presidential Youth […]
Top Five Reasons why the Madison Academy Awards Banquet was Awesome. 5. Great food. Every event needs some delicious substance. This banquet did not disappoint. Parents came together and made “Potatotinis” (mashed potatoes with all the fixin’s all served in a glass cup), pasta salad, and choplets so flavorful you’d forget that they were made […]