The Friday Feature (on a Monday)!

News and Notes for the Madison Staff (5/2/16)


I wonder if there is some way to have a tournament on this cool geography game! No cheating, Tom!
World Without Teachers

Week of Learning!

Have you checked out what is offered at the Week of Learning this summer in June and August? Awesome choices, there is even an "Escape Room" class offered!

Fountas and Pinnell Reminders

  • All teachers must record an end of year level on the pink sheet (EVERY STUDENT)
  • K-2 get full-day guest teacher, suggested split between 2 half-days with other teacher
  • K-2 to F&P all students
  • 3-5 reassess students below grade level on multiple assessments
  • Level from guided reading, a reading record, OR a full out F&P assessment
  • Reading team will collect pink cards for storage over the summer

A Special Professional Development Opportunity To Be Announced Soon!

Thursday, Aug. 11th, 12-12am

3S600 Herrick Road

Warrenville, IL

I caught word of an opportunity coming soon for District 200 teachers, with limited available seating, and thought you'd want to secure this date on your calendar (not sure of exact time)!


May 2-6: Book Fair Week!

Wed, May 4: 8:30AM Staff Meeting

Wed, May 4: Bike to School Day!

Wed, May 4: 5th Grade Edison Step-Up Day!

Thu, May 5: 12:45PM 5th Grade science training

Fri, May 6: 10:30AM Band, Orch, Chorus Assembly

May 9-13: Roller Skating Week!

Mon, May 9: Local Assessment window begins

Mon, May 9: 4th Grade field trip

Mon, May 9: *Coin Assembly* moved again! to May 24

Mon, May 9: 7PM Band, Orchestra, Chorus Concert

Tue, May 10: Aide Luncheon

Wed, May 11: 8:30AM MIT Meeting

Fri, May 13: Madison Retirement Celebration (Arrowhead)

Tue, May 17: Last Day for a Personal Day!

Tue, May 17: 10AM and 1PM Kindergarten Visitations!

Wed, May 18: 8:30AM Staff Meeting

Wed, May 18: Benchmarking Day

Thu, May 19: 12PM PTA Meeting

Thu, May 19: EL 1st & 2nd field trip

Thu, May 19: Honors Night (Marriott)

Fri, May 20: Field Day!

Mon, May 23: Field Day (rain date)

Tue, May 24: 5th grade field trip

Tue, May 24: 2:45PM Coin Assembly

Wed, May 25: 8:30AM MIT Meeting

Wed, May 25: 1st Grade field trip

Fri, May 27: Explore More Day

Tue, May 31: 12:30PM 5th Grade party

Wed, June 1: Last Day of School

Tue, June 7: Week of Learning

Wed, June 8: Week of Learning

Wed, Aug 10: Week of Learning

Thu, Aug 11: Week of Learning