Madison News

9/19/2021

Upcoming Events

September 20th

Early Release Day 3:20pm dismissal

Virtual Conference Night from 4:30pm-6:30pm


September 21st

Basketball games at Madison vs Monroe 6:00pm


September 24th

AVID Field Trip


September 27th

Early Release Day 3:20pm dismissal


September 29th

Basketball games at Madison vs Coleman 6:00pm

Tik Tok Challenge-Devious Licks

Parents or Guardians,


I am asking you to have a conversation with your child about the latest Tik Tok challenge (Devious Licks) that is circulating among students and creating property damage on some school campuses. The challenge involves stealing, breaking, or destroying school property. Students record themselves or friends involved in the challenge and then post on social media.


As a principal, I cannot fathom why students would want to destroy their own school or any place. This is something that has been happening at many schools and in other school districts, and I am disheartened that our school has now been targeted (boys restroom-twice).


I want to be very clear; we will investigate every incident of vandalism on our campus. Students who are involved in the vandalism and the recording of the incident will be disciplined and may also face criminal charges.


I realize that a large majority of our students would never participate in this activity on any level. I am hoping that having conversations with students at home will lead to conversations among peers reminding them that they are engaging in criminal behavior that violates the code of conduct - and the law. I know we can all work together to protect the learning environment for everyone.


Thank you for partnering with us!


Respectfully,

Mr. Parker


(Google "Tik Tok Challenge Devious Licks" to learn more)

Virtual Conference Night September 20th

Madison Middle School's Virtual Conference Night will be held on September 20th from 4:30pm-6:30pm. See the information below regarding conference night. If you are unable to schedule a conference during this time, you can always request a conference with teachers by calling the school, or communicating with teachers via the Canvas platform.

Conference Night: 6th Grade Team Sign-up and Link


Sign-up for a conference:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4cacaa2fa5f9c16-1stnine


Zoom Link:

Madison Middle 6th Grade Team is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: 6th Grade Conference Night

Time: Sep 20, 2021 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88257226105?pwd=azJaQ0VGMTZqYi9IU3gyYWV2R3VsUT09 (Links to an external site.)

Meeting ID: 882 5722 6105

Passcode: Madison20!

Conference Night: 7th Grade Team Sign-up and Link

Here is the link for Sign-up genius:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4CACA92CA7F4CF8-7thgrade


And the zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6484895684?pwd=SVE4c01yZlFtRC96b1NlSzI3ZUVzdz09

Meeting ID: 648 489 5684
Passcode: 050391

Conference Night: 8th Grade Team Sign-up and Link

First come, first serve.


Topic: 8th Grade Parent Teacher Conference

Time: Sep 20, 2021 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81727016544?pwd=VjlWRThJMTJUTzRJWkNCS29ucjYxQT09


Meeting ID: 817 2701 6544

Passcode: Madison21!

Conference Night: STEM

All slots have been filled for conference night and the link has been sent to parents. If you would like to schedule a conference at another time, please email Ms. Rafferty at terrasa.rafferty@hcps.net

Conference Night: Electives

Elective teachers will have their video conference link (Zoom or Microsoft Teams) on their Canvas page by conference night. They will accept conferences in the order participants join the call.


Elective Teachers:

Mr. Kochalka- Spanish

Mr. Ettienne- Art

Mr. Emory- Band/Orchestra

Mr. Campagnolo- Family Consumer Science

Coach Brock- PE

Coach Steinke- PE

Coach Gates-PE

Spirit Wear/PE Uniform

Hello families, thank you for ordering spirit wear and/or PE Uniforms from our online store. The distribution of purchased items has been delayed due to production shortages of certain items. The printer is working their best to get replacement items from other factories, but inventory is low due to COVID impacts. All purchased items should be arriving by the beginning of next week. There may still be some missing pieces or orders as certain sizes are taking long to come in stock. As soon as those items are in stock, the printer will finish the order and bring it here to Madison. We appreciate your patience in this matter. Thank you again.


Ms. Koji

Reminders

  • If you need to report a positive COVID-19 case past school hours (weekends are included), email or text Ms. Paradiso at nicole.paradiso@hcps.net or 727-859-7793.


  • If your child is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, do not send your child to school. We encourage you to get your child tested for COVID-19 especially if the symptoms persist longer than 12 hours. COVID-19 symptoms: headaches, fevers/chills, cough, shortness of breath, unexplained fatigue, muscle/body aches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion/runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea).


  • Volleyball tryouts are approaching soon. Click the attachment under the Athletics Information section of this newsletter to get started with the process.


  • Please do not pick-up your child on the bus ramp or in the middle of the street on Bay Vista Avenue during dismissal. This request is to protect our students and improve the flow of traffic.

Athletics Information

HOST Information

Mark your calendar: Remaining important dates for the first semester

End of 1st Grading Period

October 8, 2021


Report Cards Released for 1st Quarter

October 28, 2021


Veterans Day/Non-Student Day

November 11, 2021


Fall Break/Non-Student Days

November 22 – 26, 2021


Students Return to School

November 29, 2021


End of 2nd Grading Period (End of 1st Semester)

December 17, 2021


Winter Break/Non-Student Days

December 20, 2021 – December 31, 2021

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