Entries by Kris Fuentes

Robotics added to Curriculum

Have you ever worked and plodded along on one of your dreams, but didn’t’ know when you’d catch your break? DJ McKenzie has. He has been working on a master’s degree in Learning and Technology the last two years. Combine that with seven years as the IT guy and Computer science teacher; he is now ready […]

What Can You Do With $20?

This week we found out just how much! Each family group was given $20 and the simple instructions to “make someone’s day.” Armed with only 85 minutes and an Andrew Jackson, the teams set out for adventure on Wednesday during assembly and lunch. Our crazy and kind groups of friends: Purchased a  ton of burritos at the Rivergate Taco […]

Acros share Christmas

Madison Academy hosted the ladies and children from the Nashville Rescue Mission for an evening of dinner and entertainment on Sunday, December 11.  The Academy bus and vans picked up passengers outside the Rescue Mission on Sunday afternoon with the promise of good food, laughter, and the chance to see Santa. Upon arrival at Madison […]

Senior Capstone Class Welcomes Special Guests

Mr. Abner Fuentes, a Project Manager,(and Austin’s dad), shared his expertise and experience with first impressions, hardy handshakes, eye contact, and elevator pitches. The seniors then practiced their “elevator ride” while engaging in conversation with Mr. Fuentes (pictured with William Buzby). Following encouraging applause for student, the class gave honest, helpful critique. We are blessed to […]

The Madison Advantage

After noticing the amount of trash lining Larkin Springs road as they travel to and from school, the Junior Class knew they had a choice… Complain or Act. So, they strapped on orange vests. Armed with trash grabbers and bags, they took on the neighborhood. Devoted Servants. That was their choice. That is the Madison […]

Alum Returns for Student-Teaching Experience

Colton Eldred , graduate of MA’s Class of 2013, returns to campus this quarter as a Student Teacher.  “Mr. Eldred” (a title some of our students are finding hard to remember) is observing and co-teaching history classes as part of his training through Southern Adventist University’s School of Education. In just one week, he is already […]

Career Counseling for Junior Students

David Beamish, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Marriage and Family Therapist, met with each of our junior students this week for an individualized review of the results of two comprehensive personality and career assessments designed to help our students make decisions about their future. We are excited to help position our students to thrive in college […]

Mission Trip 2018

Twenty-two Madison Academy students gave up their spring break to travel half way across the country to Houston in order to serve strangers. Although Hurricane Harvey hit six months ago, there are still people displaced and front lawns are still littered with flood damaged debris waiting to be hauled away. The needs are overwhelming in […]