New MCHS Band Director Returns Home After Eventful Journey

New MCHS Band Director Returns Home After Eventful Journey

Grace Massie, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


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We’ve all witnessed the past rough year for the Madison Band Program, but it seems they’re out of that rut now. Director Sam Bortka was hired over the summer to lead the band program and they’ve never been more set. We sat and talked with Mr. Bortka and asked him about his life before Madison...

The Community Foundation and MCHS Journalist Donate to The Madisonian

The Community Foundation and MCHS Journalist Donate to The Madisonian

Landon Conner, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


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Madison Consolidated High School senior Jaleesa Elliott received $1,000 on May 9th, 2017 from the Community Foundation Dinner for scholarships. Soon to be an MCHS alumni and MCHS journalist alumni, Elliott’s name was placed in a drawing with 127 other students and her name happened to be drawn...

Prom 2017 Recap: A Garden of Love

Prom 2017 Recap: A Garden of Love

Claire Vorhies, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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Madison High School’s Junior and Senior Prom was held on May 13,2017 in the Conner K. Salm Gymnasium at Madison Consolidated High School. The decor was very impressive and elegant. Drapes were hung across the top of the ceiling, and tapestry was hung along the bleachers disguising them as a garden sce...

Smoke in D Wing Causes School Evacuation

Smoke in D Wing Causes School Evacuation

Kennedy Park, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


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Updated: Today Madison Consolidated High School evacuated due to a fire alarm during the passing period between sixth and seventh period.  Smoke set off the alarm in the girls restrooms in D wing. Three toilet paper rolls were lit on fire, and students and staff immediately exited the building calmly to t...

An Introduction to Incoming MCHS Principal Michael Gasaway

An Introduction to Incoming MCHS Principal Michael Gasaway

Jaleesa Elliott, Staff Editor

May 8, 2017


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Changes are underway at Madison Consolidated High School. One such change is the hiring of Mr. Michael Gasaway as MCHS principal. On April 28,  Gasaway was officially hired to fill the vacant spot of principal next school year. He was approved by the board of administrators in a special session that also ...

SAT Tips for the Present and the Future

SAT Tips for the Present and the Future

Kylie Stokes, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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With SAT’s bearing down tomorrow, many students are feeling apprehensive leading into what many students feel is the most important test of their lives. Junior Dawson Blades said, “No, I do not feel like I am fully prepared for the SAT. I bought a book and I study and work out problems every n...

9 Things to Know About Title IX

9 Things to Know About Title IX

Hope Miller, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Sports

Before 1972, many leading universities did not accept women. Sporting programs for women were rare. There was little support financially for female athletic programs, making it difficult to pay for the necessities a sporting team requires.  Title IX was based on civil rights legislation where no dis...

Dress Code Rumor Tied to Incoming Principal Addressed

Dress Code Rumor Tied to Incoming Principal Addressed

Will Davis, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


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This week a rumor has been spreading around campus. Word had spread that incoming principal, Michael Gasaway, is planning on changing the dress code for the school. The rumored change is that leggings, tank-tops, skinny jeans, and many shorts would no longer be allowed. MCHS assistant principal, M...

A Look at MCHS Seniors Taking Their Athletic Talents to College

A Look at MCHS Seniors Taking Their Athletic Talents to College

April 26, 2017


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For a many children, it is their dream to become a collegiate or professional athlete. For a majority of those children, that is where the idea stays: in their dreams. The jump from high school to collegiate sports is a bridge that most athletes are unable to cross due to either the lack of natural t...

HOSA Nabs 13 Awards at State Competition

HOSA Nabs 13 Awards at State Competition

Samantha Lanham and Latasha Vasquez, Staff Writers

April 25, 2017


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Madison Consolidated High School’s HOSA academic team recently competed in the 2017 State Leadership Conference in Indianapolis. The group of 13 students took home 13 awards, receiving medals for first, second, and third place as well as ten top ribbons. This was the second year HOSA students compe...

MCHS JAG Program Shines at State Competition, Wins a State Title

MCHS JAG Program Shines at State Competition, Wins a State Title

Claire Vorhies

April 24, 2017


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On March 17th, JAG students Lauren Medina, Riley Motenko, and Josh Pearson competed in the State Career Development Conference (CDC) in Indianapolis. The JAG program placed first in the state for their service learning blog which is the first time for the program. “We have placed in state but never first,...

MCHS’ 106th Annual Custer Contest Postponed until Sunday

MCHS’ 106th Annual Custer Contest Postponed until Sunday

Samantha Lanham, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


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Update: The MCHS Custer Competition has been postponed until 6:30 P.M. Sunday, April 9th. Madison Consolidated High School’s 106th annual Custer Contest will be held Wednesday, April 5th at the Connor K. Salm Auditorium. This year’s contestants are: Emma Staicer, Aleah Cutshall, Samantha Lanham,...

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