Past Events of 2011-2012
Flower Basket Fundraiser
Saturday, May 12, 2012 -- 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thank you Madison Community for your support!
We raised $800 this year.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
| Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"Students at the Schnitz" a program of Literary Arts
Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Her books include the one we’ll read, Purple Hibiscus (2003), and Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), and The Thing Around Your Neck (2009).
8th Annual Big Poetry Slam! Slam! Slam!
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Winners will compete in Verselandia,
the FIRST Annual All-City High School Poetry Slam
Aaron Scott of Portland Monthly Magazine did a nice Verselandia article in the April 2012 issue.
Link to the article identical to print version:
Performances by Madison students Rueben Cottingham, Sabrina Ruiz, and Robert Schwab:
Oregon Battle of the Books
Madison's Llama Lords of Science made it to bracket play at the OBOB Regional competition but lost their first battle.
Alex Valle did the artwork for our shirts!
|Madison's 2012 OBOB Teams|
|The Llama Lords of Science:
For more information, please see Mrs. Sullivan in the library!
Madison Reads Robopocalypse
We loved Daniel H. Wilson's brilliance and sense of humor!
Check out his new book Amped coming out in June 2012.
January - March 2012
Our Community One Night Bookclub met January 12
and had a lively discussion of this novel.
See students booktalking this book under
Oregon Readers Choice Award
MHS Library Amnesty Days
During Parent Conferences
Day 1 – Monday, November 21, 2011
Day 2 – Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011
Bring your library notice and/or any overdue books into the Library during Parent Conferences.
Spin the prize wheel to receive a waiver of up to $25.00 on your Library fines. This is a rare opportunity, so please take advantage of it!
Wednesday, November 15, 2011
Alan Lawrence Sitomer
The author of The Secret Story of Sonia Rodriguez, Homeboyz, and The Hoopster.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Pre-School – 5th Grade Welcome
Thursday, October 27, 2011
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Wear your costume • Trick-or-Treating in the Main Hall • Spooky Stories in the Library • Games & Crafts
Madison Student Read-In Thanks Our Sponsors:
Whole Foods, Voodoo Doughnuts, and Little American Baker
Matt de la Pena Assembly
Matt de la Pena Author Assembly
at Parkrose High School
Monday, October 17, 2011
His books include the one we’ll read, Ball Don't Lie (2005), and Mexican White Boy (2008), We Were Here (2009), I Will Save You (2010), and
A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis (2010)
School Librarianship in 21st Century
If you are an Ellen Hopkins fan, get extra credit
in your Language Arts class by attending this panel discussion:
Time: Sunday, October 9, 2011, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Venue:Wordstock Community Stage
Oregon Convention Center
Nancy Sullivan, Madison High School Librarian will appear
with Author Ellen Hopkins, and Graphic Novel Illustrator,
Jonathan Hill for a panel discussion moderated by
Writers in the Schools Program Director, Mary Rechner.
We raised $2,000 for new books!
Book Drive September 26 - 30, 2011
Book Sale sorting party
Friday, September 30 • 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Book Sale to support our school library
Saturday, October 1 & Sunday, October 2
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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