Eagles' Notes

Madras News: Week of September 22, 2014

Home Volleyball and Football Games This Week

Volleyball: Monday, 9/22 at 4:45. Cost of admission is $5.00. Pick up is behind the school no later than 6:30 p.m.

Football: Tuesday, 9/23 at 5:00 (Tailgating prior to game) Cost of admission is $5.00, and concessions will be sold. Parents should pick up students behind the school no later than 6:30 p .m.

Georgia Milestone Assessment System

Georgia has a new standardized assessment beginning the 2014-2015 school year. The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3 through high school. You can read more at the Georgia Department of Education's web site, and there is a summary that can be found here on the Madras web site.

Congratulations to First Nine Weeks Eagle Pride Honorees!

Every nine weeks team teachers and fine arts teachers select students from every team who exemplify the Eagles' Motto: Eagle PRIDE: Personal Responsibility in Developing Excellence. Students are recognized in three categories: Pride in Effort; Pride in Academics; and Pride in Character/Citizenship.

Boys' and Girls' Soccer Tryouts

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Madras Eagles Boys' and Girls' Soccer Teams will be held on October 14th. (Time to be announced later.) Any interested seventh or eighth grade student can pick up the athletic packet from the front office, including physical. All paperwork must be completed and submitted back to the front office by September 26th. Girls' Coach: Coach Isaac Strickland; Boys' Coach: Coach Padraic McNeirney

Around Campus

Picture Day: Tuesday, September 30th

Fall Picture Day is Tuesday, September 30th. Pictures will be included in the 2014-2015 yearbook.

Madras Tie Dye Spirit Shirts for Sale

Mrs. Dennis's class made tie-dye shirts in Madras school colors which are on sale daily during homeroom for $10.00 and will be on sale at Tuesday's home football game. The proceeds help fund consumables for her students' projects and Special Olympics supplies. They're sized in S, M, L (adult sizes), but if you would like another size such as XL, 2XL, etc., please email Mrs. Dennis at doris.dennis@cowetaschools.org She can gladly accommodate requests for additional sizes.

Be a Box Top Hero!

From the Madras PTSO: It's that time of year again! Box Top Competition Time! Box tops = cash for instructional supplies, so clip those box tops and submit them to your child's homeroom teacher. All donations help; in past years Madras has raised thousands of dollars from the generosity of our box top collectors. The contest will from September 24th through October 24th, and the winning homeroom receives a breakfast compliments of our PTSO.
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Office Reminders

Lost and Found: All lost valuables (electronics, money, jewelry, keys) are locked in the front office vault. All other lost and found items are kept on a shelf in the lost and found room inside the computer lab across from the cafeteria. Students may check the lost and found areas during homeroom or with a pass from their teacher.

Transportation Notes: If a student needs to ride a bus other than the assigned bus, the student must bring a note from the parent/guardian with a telephone number for verification. Transportation notes will be accepted in the form of a written letter, an e-mail, or by fax and must be received prior to 3:00 p.m.

Arrival and Dismissal: No student should arrive on campus before 7:30 a.m. Students arriving before 8:00 a.m. will report to the cafeteria or gym until they are told to report to homeroom at 8:00 a.m. Students who are not bus riders are encouraged to report to school after 8:00 a.m. and report directly to their homerooms. Students may not remain at school after scheduled dismissal time unless they have prior approval from a staff member who will supervise them or they are a member of a club, athletic team, etc. sponsored by the school. Supervision will only be provided from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day.


Be it known that all schools in the Coweta County School System have been duly inspected for asbestos according to EPA regulations and an Asbestos Management Plan is available at each school


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