Frazier, Students Address Controversial Decision to Attend School on January 5th

Frazier, Students Address Controversial Decision to Attend School on January 5th

Claire Vorhies and Lydia Wright

January 19, 2017

On Thursday, January 5, Kentuckiana had a severe weather alert due to snow and ice. Most schools in the region were closed or had a delay due to road conditions. Madison Consolidated Schools was the only school system in session for a full day within a fifty mile radius. Parents and students were conce...

MCHS Library Nearing Completion

MCHS Library Nearing Completion

Jon Motenko and Kennedy Park

January 11, 2017

The renovation for Madison Consolidated High School’s new and improved library, now referred to as the Learning Commons, is rumored to be ready for use by March 2017 according to Director of Quality Systems, Operations, and Auxiliary Support Mike Frazier. The previous library was located at the end ...

‘Tis the Season – 12 Days of Giving For Salvation Army

‘Tis the Season – 12 Days of Giving For Salvation Army

Latasha Vasquez, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

With Christmas quickly approaching, MCHS Rotary Interact, along with Anchor Club, JAG, and Madison FFA have put together a 12 Days of Christmas donation drive for the Salvation Army. Lists were created with an edited version of the 12 Days of Christmas song, urging students to donate and compile the exact...

Senior Avid Students Shatter Scholarship Record, Raising over $4 Million

Senior Avid Students Shatter Scholarship Record, Raising over $4 Million

Latasha Vasquez, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

The AVID Seniors of 2017 have reached a record high of $4.2 million in scholarship money. The seniors started applying to colleges in August and since then have accumulated money from over 70 different schools. The MCHS class of 2017 seniors had a goal of beating the class of 2013, which received $1.6 mi...

Are Semester Finals a Good Measurement of Learning?

Are Semester Finals a Good Measurement of Learning?

Samantha Lanham, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

With the end of the semester approaching, students are making final touches, turning in assignments, and preparing for those three stressful days of finals. Finals at Madison High School will take place on December 16th, 19th, and 20th. Finals are meant to test students on everything they have learned...

Dr. Bolinger, Lawhead Address E-Learning Days

Dr. Bolinger, Lawhead Address E-Learning Days

Renee Walker, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

E-learning days have been going on for four years now, and while the concept is still the same, many feel that they have evolved into something different over time. There have been many rumors around MCHS that e-learning days are on the decline due to the lack of productiveness shown by the students. Whether ...

Re-elected Imel, Newly Elected Dugle Comment on Present and Future for MCS

Re-elected Imel, Newly Elected Dugle Comment on Present and Future for MCS

Claire Vorhies, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

On election day, November 8th, Madison elected two school board members: one incumbent and one challenger. MCS board members have many policies to consider from dual-enrollment classes to new and improved school buildings. Renovations to the high school started over the summer and progress is being ma...

MCHS HVAC Affecting Classrooms

MCHS HVAC Affecting Classrooms

Jon Motenko and Kennedy Park

December 2, 2016

Last week, some air conditioners and heaters were not operational or functioning correctly at Madison Consolidated High School. There have been varied reasons for the HVAC system to not work. Spanish teacher Mr. Huerta said,” Yes, both my heat and air conditioning work, but when I turn on the air cond...

Prom to be Moved to MCHS Gym; Kelsey to Organize Decorations

Prom to be Moved to MCHS Gym; Kelsey to Organize Decorations

Jaleesa Elliott, Student Editor

November 28, 2016

The 2016-2017 school year has been packed with changes. Whether they are favorable or not, they are inevitable and are made by the most experienced of people with the student body in mind. One of the major changes to come this year is the remaking of the whole prom experience. No longer is the responsibility...

Project Lead the Way Hosts First Ever White Coat Ceremony

Project Lead the Way Hosts First Ever White Coat Ceremony

Samantha Lanham and Latasha Vasquez

November 18, 2016

The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Biomedical students at Madison Consolidated High School are being honored for the first time at Madison’s White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony will take place November 29 at 7:00 pm in the school Auditorium. The students are being honored for their dedication to the bio...

The Reflection of the Class of 2017

The Reflection of the Class of 2017

Jaleesa Elliott, Staff Editor

September 28, 2016

For four years in the making, the MCHS Class of 2017, has reached their culminating year in the education. The August of 2013 that began high school does not seem like four years ago. In the span of 1440 days students have gotten taller, lost weight, gained weight, gotten braces and developed their pers...

Valedictorian is a Thing of the Past

Valedictorian is a Thing of the Past

Sadie Miller, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016

For decades, students in many high schools across the country were faced with the system of rank and competition for valedictorian that had been harsh and accompanied by mind blowing stress and excitement. For years, the students battled out their grades, putting out the work for the highest ranking in...

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