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Phone: (503) 916-5220 | Fax: (503) 916-2702

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Madison ACT Preparation is here!!

What:  ACT Preparation course led by Madison Teachers

When: February 9-March 10

          Every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5:00pm

Who: All Juniors

Where: Room B67

Why: The ACT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. The ACT has four sections: English, Reading, Math and Science, as well as an optional 40-minute writing test.

Through the ACT exam process college admissions boards can judge a student's current level of knowledge, as well as their ability to reason and think logically. The ACT is one of the most important exams in a student’s educational career, and is a part of most colleges and universities admission requirements.

Sign up in the College and Career Center

Hurry only 30 spots available.


Senators, check out the upcoming AVID Family Night Mini College Fair on February 11, 2016!

5:30-6:00 pm - Introductions and dinner. 

Please sign in and get a name tag.

6:00 – 6:15 pm - Integrating Technology

·        College Virtual Tour

·         Skype with University

6:15-6:45 pm - Mini College Fair

6:45-7:30 pm - Q & A for College Reps


 

 MAD StorySLAM

Calling all MAD storytellers! If you are a great storyteller, you’d be a great StorySLAMMER! The MAD StorySLAM is a live storytelling competition where the best storyteller wins fabulous prizes! See Ms. Gomes or Mrs. Sullivan for details and application forms. Deadline to turn in applications is Monday, February 10th but the sooner you get your form in the better! The schedule is below:

Tuesday,

February 2

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Jumpstart Session

Tuesday,

February 9

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Practice & Coaching

Tuesday,

February 16

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Practice & Coaching

Tuesday,

February 23

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Performance in C-3

MAD StorySLAM

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in C-3


 



 AP TEST REGISTRATION

Madison students are not charged a fee for AP Exams. Please disregard the information on the registration form regarding payment.

For information on how to register for an upcoming AP exam, please follow this link.


ACT TESTING

The date for this year's ACT test for all 11th graders will be

Tuesday, March 15.


Get Fit and Have Fun with Portland Parks and Recreation!

Portland Parks has created a Teen Youth Pass that students can receive FREE of charge that gives them access to 4 different fitness rooms for FREE. The facilities are Charles Jordan CC, East Portland CC, Matt Dishman CC and Mt. Scott CC.

Students just need to go to one of these sites and sign up with their name, phone number, and address to receive the FREE pass.  Hours for each facility are:

 

CJCC

EPCC

MDCC

MSCC

MON

 

3-6 PM

3-9 PM

5:30 – 7:30 AM

3 – 9 PM

TUES

4-9 PM

3-9 PM

3-9 PM

5:30 – 7:30 AM

3 – 5:30 PM

WED

4-9 PM

3-6 PM

3-9 PM

5:30 – 7:30 AM

3 – 9 PM

THUR

4-9 PM

3-9 PM

3-9 PM

5:30 – 7:30 AM

3 – 5:30 PM

FRI

4-9 PM

3-6 PM

3-8 PM

5:30 – 7:30 AM

3 – 5:30 PM

SAT

2-6 PM

3-6 PM

10:30 AM – 6 PM

11 AM -5 PM

SUN

9 AM - 1 PM

3-6 PM

10:30 AM – 6 PM

NOON – 7 PM

HRS/WEEK

28

27

44

43.5


In addition, our own Montavilla Community Center also has a a FREE Teen Center available from 3:00- 10:00 pm, seven days a week! They have a game room, open gym, art studio, and more, all available to teens for FREE. Stop in to see everything they have to offer, or check their website at www.bit.ly/TeenForce for program information.

 If you have any questions about these programs, contact Karen Birt at 503-823-0979 or email

Karen.Birt@PortlandOregon.gov. 


PARKING REMINDER:

Please do not park in the Admin/Reserved spots, the turnaround or the visitor spots on the west end of the circle.  Also, all curb lines marked with yellow/red paint are no parking zones. Officer Jessica Brainard, our new SRO will begin issuing warnings next week!

* Staff and students can park next to Glenhaven Park, the lower parking near the football field, by the tennis courts and behind the cafeteria.

A Word From Principal Callin

Petra Callin, Principal of Madison High School
Petra Callin, Principal of Madison High School

Testing Opt-Out Information

Exemption from state testing procedures Click Here.

Copies are also available in the front office. No other forms may be used.  Requested deadline is 02/01/2016

Madison Calendar

Instructional Minutes Tracker Report

Click on the link below, scroll to bottom of the page and choose Madison.

http://www.pps.k12.or.us/departments/high-school-system/9976.htm

Madison Map

 

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PPS News

Advisory committee forwards to superintendent recommendations for district-wide structural changes

January 29, 2016

The District-Wide Boundary Review Committee sent to the superintendent on Jan. 28 the first blueprint for structural change district-wide in many years, on the principle that balancing growing enrollment among all schools will support strong schools in every neighborhood, investing in the continued vitality of the city.

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PPS grad rate up 21 points in seven years

January 28, 2016
Portland Public Schools graduation rate rose four percentage points last year to 74 percent, a 21 percentage point increase over seven years.  The PPS five-year graduation rate also improved two percentage points to 75 percent, up from 73 percent.
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Board approves 2016-2017 calendar

January 26, 2016
The Portland Public Schools board voted 6-1 tonight, January 26, to start school August 29, 2016 and end June 9, 2017.

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