Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year

New Student Orientation (grades 10-12): Wednesday, August 21, 2:00-3:00 pm in the library
Flight School Parent Program (for parents of 9th graders): Wednesday, August 21, 7:00 pm
Freshman Flight School: Thursday, August 22, 1:00-4:00 pm
Fall Kick Off: Thursday, August 22, 4:00-6:00 pm
First Day of School: Monday, August 26
Back to School Night: Thursday, August 29, 6:00-8:00 pm
First PTSA Meeting: Monday, September 9, 7:00 pm in the library

Donations Needed

As you are purchasing school supplies for the upcoming year, please consider purchasing the following for our Madison students in need:

  • Loose-leaf lined paper
  • Composition or spiral notebooks
  • Pens (packages of 10)
  • Pencils (wooden or mechanical) – packages of 12
  • Pencil pouches/boxes/holders
  • 2-Pocket Folders

Any donations would be greatly appreciated! And please drop off in the front office at Madison.

PTSA Meeting

Our first PTSA meeting of the 2019-2020 will be held Monday, September 9th in the library at 7:00 pm. We will be voting on our annual PTSA budget.  Mr Hood will give his Principal’s report and answer parent questions.  We will hear from Director of Student Services, Mr Buckley, our Madison teacher representative, the SGA and our committee chairs.   Our Madison Pantry and plans for additional support will also be discussed.  

Back to School Volunteer Needs

We are looking for a few volunteers to assist with Fall Kick-off and Back to School Night.  We will have a MEMBERSHIP table which will also include information on PTSA programs and Academic Boosters.  The shifts are short and your help would be much appreciated!  Please sign up here.

Staff Appreciation

Thank you to all that have volunteered to help with our Staff Appreciation BREAKFAST on Friday, August 23rd – the sign-up is full and we are excited to welcome the staff back with a fun breakfast!  

A few donations are still needed for the  Staff Appreciation DINNERon Thursday, August 29th for Back to School Night.  Please sign up here if you can help.

Huge thanks to Kebra Krol for chairing our staff appreciation efforts! 

Volunteers Needed

We are looking to fill the chair (or co-chair) positions for Membership. Membership is largely done online so this volunteer work can be done from home and/or in off-hours.  We are also looking for someone to co-chair Hospitality with our current chair Kebra Krol.  Please contact Beth Eachus at president@jmhsptsa.org if interested or if you know someone who might be interested.

Mock ACT & SAT Exams

Mock SAT Saturday, September 7th, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Mock ACT Saturday, September 21st, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Shop at Amazon, Earn $ for JMHS PTSA

Father’s Day is June 16th.  Shop now and your purchases can help our school with AmazonSmile.  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support James Madison High School every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to James Madison High School.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select James Madison High PTSA to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation. 

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges.

Madison High School Food Pantry

Madison High School and the PTSA continue to work together to provide a Food Pantry for students and families in need. And we need your support!  We distribute approx 30-40 bags of food each week to Madison students (and their families) in need.

Thank you to the Madison community for all your support during the school year.  Your contributions have made a huge difference and it is due to your caring and your generosity that the Madison Pantry has been such a success!  If you would like to donate, we are looking for both shelf stable milk and liquid dish soap as the school year comes to a close.

Our Madison pantry has been generously supported by our Madison community and we are planning to expand support for our students families in need this summer.  If you would like to help or support these efforts, please contact me at president@jmhsptsa.org.  Additionally, we are collecting new or gently used school supplies for our students for the next school year.  Please drop any end of year or new supplies in the collection box in the front office at Madison. 

Any of the following would be appreciated:  3-ring binders (1-1/2  or 3 inch) and Dividers for binders

  • Loose-leaf lined paper
  • Composition or spiral notebooks
  • Pens and Pencils (wooden or mechanical)
  • Erasers and Pencil pouches/boxes/holders2-Pocket Folders

Thank you again!  And have a wonderful summer!  

– James Madison Pantry

Here are ways that you can still help:  Purchase items needed on a continuing basis and deliver to Madison HS front office, order items directly from Amazon, they will ship to the school, or make an on-line donation.