Madison Memos

The Madison School PTA Newsletter / May 20, 2022

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Madison PTA Committee 2022-2023 Sign-Up Now Live

HEY MOMS & DADS! The Madison PTA relies on parent volunteers for activities and committees. We are asking for the generous contribution of your time. A new Sign-up Genius to volunteer for any/all opportunities is now available HERE.


Looking for a Few Good Volunteers

The PTA is in need of volunteers for a few key positions to kick off the new school year:


  • Meet and Treat Chair and Volunteers (Need at least 2): Help coordinate our big back to school event on August 15! Pass out treats to hungry students and help parents find their way around Madison and get to know other families.
  • Communications (Need 4): Keep everyone up to date on PTA happenings by helping to manage our Google Apps (primarily Google Drive and email accounts) and website. Work closely with the Madison Memos editor and PTA Secretary to post important announcements to Facebook. Most of the website and Google updates occur over the summer/at the beginning of the school year.
  • New Family Welcoming (Need 10): Give a warm welcome to new Madison families by delivering Madison yard signs on August 16.
  • Spirit Wear (Need 3): Influence the fashion of Madison students by coordinating the spirit wear shop - typically open at the beginning of the school year and again around the holidays. Coordinate the design, order, distribution and sale of Madison Spirit Wear.
  • Picture Day (Need 2): Help things go smoothly on picture day in late September. Escort students to photo session. Chairman acts as liaison between vendor and Madison School. Helps ensure timely delivery of photo packages typically by late October.


We also appreciate any interest you have in the following committees! (To read more about each committee, visit the Madison PTA website HERE). You can either sign up for a specific committee or in an as-needed role, and we'll be in touch to help you find the right fit!


  • Art Appreciation

  • Battle of the Books & Jr. Battle of the Books

  • Beautification

  • Chess Club

  • DEI (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion)

  • Explore More Day

  • Field Day

  • Fifth Grade Celebration

  • Go Green

  • Library Learning Center

  • Madison Cares

  • Math Club

  • Pancake Breakfast & Book Swap

  • Reflections

  • Room Parent Coordinator & Room Parents

  • Run-A-Thon

  • School Supplies

  • Staff Appreciation

  • Trivia Night

  • Winter Carnival

  • Yearbook

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Field Day Parent Volunteers Wanted

Madison is excited to be hosting Field Day again this year! Field Day is a fabulous day

when regular curriculum is set aside and the kids get to go out in the sun to run around, be

crazy and compete with their friends in a variety of fun activities:


❖ Fun Competition

❖ Water Challenges

❖ 4th & 5th Graders Vs. Teachers in an Epic Battle - Savage!

❖ Popsicles for all!


We are looking for parents who would like to help one (or both!) of the following days:


1. Wednesday, June 1 - Kindergarten - 2nd Grade classes:


  • KG - 9:50 AM
  • 1st Grade - 11 AM
  • 2nd Grade - 1:15 PM
  • Big Game - 2:30 PM


2. Thursday, June 2 - Grades 3-5:


  • 3rd Grade - 9:50 AM
  • 4th Grade - 11 AM
  • 5th Grade - 1:15 PM
  • Big Game - 2:30 PM



Flyers with the sign-up form went home in backpacks earlier this month. Please return the sign-up form to your child's classroom teacher and the teachers will pass along to the coordinators. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to reach out.


Field Day Coordinators

Patrick Coffey

Steve Laczo

Jeremy Malmstedt

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School Supplies Now Available for 2022/2023 School Year

Are you already dreading the school supply rush in August? Do you hate the thought of running all over town to find the right school supplies? Let the PTA help you! The PTA is now selling school supply kits for next year. This is offered as a convenience for parents, not as a PTA fundraiser.


All families are encouraged to order online at www.educationalproducts.com/shoppacks; however, paper orders will also be accepted by request (flyers went home in backpacks this week!). School supply kits will be delivered to your child's classroom in time for Meet and Treat. Orders are available now through June 20th (with late orders available June 21 through July 6).



  • Go to Madison's link on Educational Products HERE and enter school ID - MAD123.
  • There are step by step instructions to complete your order.
  • Headphones are available and optional - and you can add them if you click to page two.
  • Keep your online confirmation as your receipt. School supplies will be delivered to your child's classroom before school starts.


Any questions - email Brittany Zeller.

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Summer Volunteers Wanted to Keep Madison Beautiful!

Beatification committee is looking for volunteers to weed the school flower beds once a month over the summer and right before the school year starts. Time commitment is 1-2 hours once a month, but any help you can provide is appreciated. Exact time and dates TBD. No gardening experience required. Reach out to Candace Small at Candace.m.small@gmail.com if you are interested.
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End of the School Year Activities Underway

As the 2021/2022 school year comes to a close, the Madison school community has wonderful plans to celebrate. We are grateful for all of the staff and parent volunteers who so generously donate their time to make these activities come to life!
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Congratulations to the New 2022/2023 Madison PTA Leadership

The below slate was voted on and approved at the last PTA general meeting on May 16th. A hearty congratulations and a big THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers from the nominating committee - and those who will serve on next year's PTA.

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Looking for a SIGN to Volunteer? Here's Your Chance!

The Madison PTA is exploring options to replace the school sign in the front of the building, which is designed to help share announcements with the community. We're looking for a volunteer who would be willing to research choices (electronic and manual signs) and help outline the steps of the process (e.g. permitting, installation, etc.). If you'd like to help, please email president@madisonschoolpta.org.
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ISO Madison Signs

We're so glad you love your Madison signs, but we try to reuse them from year to year. If you still have one, please return it to the PTA mailbox (inside the front office) so we can distribute them to new students in the fall. No questions asked ;)

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For Families New to Madison - a Welcome Packet

Do you know someone who is new to the Madison school community or who could use a refresher on how to navigate all of the information and opportunities? The PTA has kindly put together a welcome packet with loads of helpful information and resources. Available on the PTA website HERE, this will also be updated for the 2022/2023 school year in the coming weeks.
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2021/2022 Madison PTA Leadership


Committee Chairs List

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If you have any questions about Madison Memos or would like to submit an item for a future issue, please email Alison Bruder at memos@madisonschoolpta.org. You can view the publication schedule and previous issues on the PTA website.
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