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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...

Mires School of Dance members from left: Mia Mires, Haleigh Pyles, and Vanina Kelsey

After more than Two Decades, Mires School of Dance Continues to Provide an Outlet for the Community

Mia MIres, Staff Reporter January 12, 2023

(Mires School of Dance is a local dance studio located in Madison, Indiana. My mother, Jill Mires, has been teaching dance for over 35 years and instilled a love of dance in me. As a dancer, teacher, and...

Former Cub basketball player, Jackson Falconberry, challenges for the tip at last years Turkey Shootout

2022 Turkey Shootout Preview

Mitchell Adams, Staff Reporter November 22, 2022

It is Thanksgiving time once again. The turkeys are thawing, the pumpkin pie is baking, and for sports enthusiasts, the Turkey Shootout is back for another installment. Madison and Southwestern basketball...

National Teacher Shortage Reaches MCHS

National Teacher Shortage Reaches MCHS

Mitchell Adams, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

In a post-Covid-19 pandemic world, society faces various challenges as life returns to normal. Staffing shortages in restaurants and stores have become a fact of life. However, these are not the only institutions...

Fall fashion trends for 2022

Four Hot Fashion Trends for Fall

Mia MIres, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

The weather is starting to feel like Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well” ten-minute version, and it is time for pumpkins. Fall is here, and the best part of the season is always the fashion. With a breeze...

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