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2735 NE 82nd | Portland, OR 97220
Phone: (503) 916-5220 | Fax: (503) 916-2702

SUN Community Schools

Announcements: Madison Community Food Pantry is now open every Wednesday 4:30-6pm for students and families! See below for location details. 

Madison SUN Community School

SUN (Schools Uniting Neighborhoods) Community Schools in Multnomah County are full-service neighborhood hubs where the school and partners from across the community come together to make sure students and families have what they need to be successful – in school and in life. Madison’s sponsoring lead agency is the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO).

Madison SUN Community School works to engage the community in a systematic way to educate and support youth and to provide wrap around supports that eliminate barriers to students’ academic success. We provide everything from school supplies to tutoring services, including:

After-school programming • Adult & community classes • Family events • Food Pantry • Case Management and Referrals


Madison Community Food Pantry

Madison Community Food Pantry will be closed on Wednesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 for Winter Break. 

Madison Community Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 4:30-6pm in the Madison lower parking lot with Schoolhouse Supplies!

In collaboration with Oregon Food Bank, the Madison Community Food Pantry distributes fresh produce, bread, milk, eggs, cans, pasta, and other non-perishables to Madison students and families weekly. Any student or family member is welcome to access the pantry. 

After-school Programming

SUN Winter Term after-school classes will begin on Monday, January, 12th, 2015.

In order to participate, all students must complete a SUN registration form. Forms are available in the main office and SUN office. After-school programming is run through partnership with Portland area non-profits as well as IRCO SUN staff. All classes are free!

3:15pm Students receive a meal in the cafeteria

3:30pm Classes start

5:00pm Classes end

Check the class schedule for current classes!


Adult Community Classes

Adult ESL Classes start Tuesday, January 13th, 2015.  

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 PM, Room B-9

FREE, Childcare offered.  No pre-registration required, new students always welcome

Upcoming Family Events

 2015 events coming soon!

Back to School Night

Monday, September 22nd, 5:30-8:00 pm

Meet your teachers and other important staff at Madison!

Parent Teacher Conference Prep Night

Thursday October 23rd, 5:30-7:30 pm

Learn the best questions to ask your teachers during conferences and help your student succeed in school!

Halloween & Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Thursday October 28th, 5:00-7:30 pm

Trick-or-treating (ages 2-12), pumpkin decorating, and face painting!

Parent Teacher Conferences

Wednesday Oct 29th, Thursday Oct 30th, Friday Oct 31st

Meet your teachers, talk one on one about your student's grades!

ECME College Night

Tuesday November 4th, 6:00-8:00 pm

Enter to win a $500 scholarship, learn about college admissions!

College Application Week

Monday November 3rd-7th

Help your student prepare their college and scholarship applications!

FAFSA & Scholarship Fair

Tuesday, December 9th, 4:30-8:30 pm

Walk through the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, and learn about over 50 scholarships!

8th Grade Open House & Winter Craft Night

Tuesday December 11th, 5:30-7:30 pm

Card making, caramel apples, and gingerbread houses!


Please contact Annie Fidler at afidler@pps.net if you are interested in volunteering with Madison SUN!


Become a volunteer tutor and assist students with homework help, understanding key course concepts, developing strong study habits, and achieving their academic goals! The tutoring program runs Mon-Thurs after-school from 3:15-5:00pm.

Food Pantry

Volunteer with the Food Pantry by helping set up or distribute food on Wednesday evenings.

Family Events

Over 200 adults, teens, and children attend these events, so they take a lot of hands. Help set up for an event, serve food, run an activity, or clean up afterwards!


Case Management

Culturally-specific case management for students with academic and/or behavioral issues are available through SUN. Family case management is also available for families who need rental or energy assistance, transitional housing, job seeking skills, or food and clothing security. Please contact SUN staff if you would like more information or to see if your child or family is eligible for case management.


Celebrating SUN Students

Huge thanks to the Teen Outreach Program whose students coordinated our Halloween and Dia de los Muertos Celebration 2014! 

Students from the TOP program picked pumpkins generously donated by Sauvie Island Farms and planned activities for Madison students and our surrounding community!

Thanks TOP!!


Contact Us

Katie Lauderdale, Madison SUN Site Manager 503-407-8702 klauderd@pps.net

Annie Fidler, Extended Day Coordinator 503-998-5426 afidler@pps.net

Kaitlin Lucas, SUN AmeriCorps Academic Engagement Coordinator kaitlinl@pps.net

Bradford Holley, Food Pantry Coordinator 503-998-5426 PortlandFoodPantry@gmail.com