2011-2011 School Year - Past Events
Madison's 7th Annual Big Poetry Slam!
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
We read Terrier to prepare for this wonderful opportunity!
Our fabulous Madison poets performed at Wordstock
on October 10, 2010 on the OEA stage and got great reviews.
Thanks to Writers in the Schools!
The Madison Library
thanks the Class of 1960
for their generous donation to purchase
new library books for our students!
You are very kind.
We raised $2,524.50 at our Book Sale
on Sept. 25th & 26th.
Thank you to all of our wonderful
volunteers and customers!
Book Drive: September 7 – 23
Bring your books/CDs/DVDs/VHS tapes to the drop site by the MHS school office.
Book Sale: Saturday, September 25, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, September 26, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Each Madison student will choose one book from the sale for FREE!
There will be food and music at the sale.
We need volunteers. If you’d like to help, please contact Lauren: firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd Annual Banana Social
at lunchtime on Friday, September 10, 2010
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The 6th Annual Big Poetry Slam! was a huge success
1st place - Donavan McFadden
2nd place - Elie Hoover
3rd place - Inanna Hencke
Here is a short video about our Poetry Slam. PPS Communications did a great job on it.
Feel free to forward it around!
Learn about Edwidge Danticat,
Haitian American author,
who visited on Friday, April 23, 2010
Daniel Beaty, award-winning playwright,
poet, and singer, visited Madison High School
on Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Casino Night, Academy Awards Party & Silent Auction Fundraiser
Sunday, March 7, 2010 4:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.
On Friday, January 22, 2010, 6th & 7th periods (1:27 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.)
the Small Steps play adaptation reading
with author, Louis Sachar, and composer Karl Mansfield,
in partnership with Oregon Children's Theatre
and The Fertile Ground Festival.
Wintry Photos in the Library
$2 to give as gifts!
(Proceeds support the Library)
Tuesday 12/15 during lunch &
Wednesday 12/16 late opening
The Library Ghost...
read scary stories to pre-school children at the Madison Halloween Fair on
Thursday, October 29, 2009
We had an amazing visit from Cultural Reporter for The Oregonian, Peter Carlin,
on Thursday, October 22, 2009.
His new book, Paul McCartney: A Life, will be published by Simon & Schuster on November 3rd!
The Fall Art Show & Sale, Saturday, October 17, 2009, was a big success, raising $1,000 for the Art and Library Programs at Madison!
Madison participated in the
Multnomah County Library 2009 Teen Author Assembly
Monday, October 12, 2009 at Parkrose High School
We read Feed before the visit!
For information about the Teen Author Lecture: http://multcolib.org/teens/tal09.html
Author Wally Lamb visited Madison on September 24, 2009.
Thank you, Literary Arts: