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Andrew Tate on the Anything Goes With James English Podcast in 2021. Screenshot and uploaded to Wikimedia by James Tamim.


Do You Know Who Andrew Tate Is? Your Kids Probably Do

Brodee Schmidt, Staff Reporter February 2, 2024

In today's society, where almost anyone can become someone overnight, instant stardom can positively or negatively influence kids and teens. With the new internet personality Andrew Tate, it is nothing...

MCHS athletic trainer Dave Pappenheim

After 25 Years, Pappenheim is “the” Trusted Source for Student-Athletes and Coaches

Hannah Combs, Staff Reporter January 26, 2024

Dave Pappenheim has been an athletic trainer at Madison Consolidated High School for over 25 years. Pappenheim has garnered a reputation as a man of excellent knowledge and success. Throughout his time,...

Jefferson County Community Foundation Logo

Community Foundation Opens Applications for Tens of Thousands in Scholarship Money

Alex Wang, Staff Reporter December 14, 2023

The Community Foundation of Madison & Jefferson County has served Jefferson County since 1991, managing over 60 scholarship funds for local students and assisting the community through charitable actions...

The Madisonian Checks in with the Mayoral Race

‘The Madisonian’ Checks in with the Mayoral Race

Jenna Ginn, Staff Reporter November 2, 2023

Getting ready for the election season, voters are starting to pre-register and put in their votes. Madison is preparing for that voting season with the upcoming mayoral election. Incumbent Mayor Bob Courtney...

Madison Consolidated Schools Safety Director, Jacob McVey (left)  and Madison Consolidated High School resource officer, Cody Teltow (right)

Madison Consolidated High School Transitions Resource Officers

Brodee Schmidt September 15, 2023

 Going into the 2023-24 MCHS school year, there are a few questions about our new student resource officer, Officer Cody Teltow, Officer Jacob McVey's new position, and the SRO system overall. "My...

HB 1608 Makes the Start of School Difficult for Students and Teachers at MCHS

HB 1608 Makes the Start of School Difficult for Students and Teachers at MCHS

Bella Heath, Staff Reporter September 12, 2023

On May 4th, 2023, Indiana House Bill 1608 was passed into public law. The new law states that instruction on sexuality through grades pre-k to 3rd grade is prohibited, leaving high schoolers unaffected;...

What You Should Know Regarding the Lilly Scholarship

What You Should Know Regarding the Lilly Scholarship

Alex Wang, Staff Reporter August 24, 2023

As the new school year rolls around, the Jefferson County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship went up for grabs again. Lilly Endowment Incorporated, a private foundation based in Indianapolis, offers...

New Madison Parks Director Hopes to Improve Little League Participation

New Madison Parks Director Hopes to Improve Little League Participation

Crisnell Cabigting, Staff Reporter May 16, 2023

The Madison Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of opportunities for the community to create a positive environment for all. The Parks Department has provided a little league for baseball...

Beach chairs at Destin, Florida

The Madisonian’s Best Spring Break Destinations Local and Beyond

Brooke Everage, Staff Reporter March 17, 2023

With the 2023 Spring Break coming up, you might be searching for the opportunity to escape the daily grind and travel somewhere unique. After long months of cold weather and work, everyone needs a getaway....

How a Madisonian Reporter Navigated Depression

How a ‘Madisonian’ Reporter Navigated Depression

Crisnell Cabigting, Staff Reporter March 13, 2023

Over 44% of high school students suffer from depression and anxiety in today's society. The thought of being hopeless and not worthy of life overbears the happiness that a teenager should be experiencing....

Outside of Door 4 at MCHS

Local Gossip Muddies the Water During MCHS Lockdown

Zoe Bullock, Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

With the recent lockdown at the Madison Consolidated School District, the community exploded with theories of what really happened in real-time Tuesday morning. Parents, students, and community members...

A park bench adorns historic downtown Madison

On the Heels of the State of the City, Mayor Courtney Discusses Current Projects with ‘The Madisonian’

Jenna Ginn, Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

With all of the new improvements around Madison, it might be hard for residents to keep track of all the development plans. The Madisonian spoke with Madison mayor Bob Courtney to find out the new-fangled...

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