Jefferson County Schools Release Closure Info and other Important Coronavirus Details

Jefferson County Schools Release Closure Info and other Important Coronavirus Details

Harper Watson, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

Madison Indiana school and local officials have been taking precautionary measures in hopes of curbing the spread of the virus including the cancelation of Ivy tech courses and transferring to digital work as well. At Madison High school, the concerns of COVID-19 are addressed in an informative newsletter to...

MCHS Updates Vaping Policy

MCHS Updates Vaping Policy

Hannah Uhl and Harper Watson

February 21, 2020

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‘She Became’ Program Designed to Give Girls Skills and Confidence Comes to MCS

‘She Became’ Program Designed to Give Girls Skills and Confidence Comes to MCS

Caroline Kirby, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

Madison Consolidated Schools is the first school system in the state to incorporate the 'She Became' program. The program is designed to teach employability skills and confidence in young female MCS students in the fifth grade. According to www.shebecame.org,  'She Became' is “. . . an after school program for third through f...

Mayor Courtney Sits down with ‘The Madisonian’

Mayor Courtney Sits down with ‘The Madisonian’

Jaylah Abbott, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Madison's newly elected mayor and 1981 Madison Consolidated High School graduate, Bob Courtney, recently sat down with The Madisonian to discuss his initiatives and the new adventures the elected position has already afforded him in the early days of his tenure. Mayor Courtney said the early days of ...

MCS Approves Updated Energy, Track, and Football Projects

MCS Approves Updated Energy, Track, and Football Projects

Harper Watson and Hannah Uhl

February 6, 2020

Last evening, at the February 5th Madison Consolidated Schools board meeting, the 2020 Facility Upgrade motion was approved. This proposal includes a $5.3 million bond to implement an energy-saving solar project and a high-end upgrade to Madison Consolidated High School’s current athletic facilities, wi...

Madison Consolidated Schools to Vacate the Hoosier Hills Conference

Madison Consolidated Schools to Vacate the Hoosier Hills Conference

Hannah Uhl and Harper Watson

February 6, 2020

Last evening, at the February 5th Madison Consolidated Schools board meeting, the motion for Madison Consolidated High School to withdraw from the Hoosier Hills Athletic Conference was approved due to the competitive imbalance athletes and coaches are faced with due to a reduction in enrollment over the ye...

What is Going on with the Construction outside MCHS?

What is Going on with the Construction outside MCHS?

Corine Bilz, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

If you have driven down Clifty Drive in the last few months, you may have noticed that part of Madison Consolidated High School is under heavy construction. MCHS is breaking new ground with the transformation and renovation of the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium among other projects at the high school. Th...

Morrison Receives Highest Hanover Honor

Morrison Receives Highest Hanover Honor

Staff Report

January 27, 2020

Madison Consolidated High School and Hanover College Alumnus Patric Morrison has been chosen by Hanover College to receive the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, one of the college's highest honors and the highest honor for alumni under the age of 40. According to the Hanover College website, the award...

MCHS Junior Participates in Overseas Project Designed to Bring People Together

MCHS Junior Participates in Overseas Project Designed to Bring People Together

Jaylah Abbott, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2020

MCHS junior Sean Mannix is participating in the Ulster Project, an organization that has been working with teenagers in Northern Ireland and the United States to educate them and develop them as leaders to effect change in their communities. The Ulster Project focuses on teenagers in Ireland, mainly...

Shop with a Firefighter Program Raises over $3,500

Shop with a Firefighter Program Raises over $3,500

Hannah Uhl, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

During the month of December, the annual City of Madison Shop With a Firefighter event took place. This is the 15th year this event has taken place, and the goal of this charity event is to give less fortunate children a chance at a jolly Christmas. “Everybody you see in a uniform in here is for community servi...

MCHS AP Student Delivers Wreaths to Veterans’ Graves

MCHS AP Student Delivers Wreaths to Veterans’ Graves

Staff Report, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

Madison Consolidated A.P. United States History student Luke McCarty visited the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison over the weekend where the lone APUSH student laid wreaths at the headstones of fallen veterans over the holidays in accordance with the nationwide Wreaths Across America program...

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