Mrs. Teleah Valles-Peters, Director of Development, kicked off a day long fundraising effort at chapel on Monday in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Foundation and Facebook Foundation to raise 25,000 for a remodeling/update of the lunch room. On Tuesday morning students and staff were encouraged to make a Facebook fundraising page and to contact friends to support this drive. Many students excited about the possibilities created their pages and waited. The staff got involved as well. Today Mrs. Valles-Peters announced on a live Facebook event that friends had raised $24,270.00. She is hopeful that in the next few days that the remaining $730.00 will be given. To watch the announcement go to our Facebook page.
The next day in chapel Mrs. Valles-Peters announced that the final $730.00 was donated. To see this announcement go to our Facebook page.
The Student Association is again hosting a late night volleyball tournament the Saturday night of Alumni Weekend. You can sign up by clicking this link. It is free to watch and cheer and there will be snacks for sale most of the evening.
Come join junior mom, Diana Buzby-Soto, and Madison Campus Church Caring Connection Pastor, Julie Vega, and talk about how to best navigate parenting teens. The first topic is “You Don’t Get It:” Understanding the immature complexity of a teen’s mind. Sunday, September 24, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons
The Freshmen class decided to wait and select officers after they knew their classmates better. In chapel this week the officers were announced by their President Leah Higgs. For the office of Pastor the class chose Marvin Peraza. Jenny Pedrero was elected Treasurer. The class member responsible for Communication is Patrick King and the Activities Coordinator is Gabriel Brown.
School personnel picked up two new Ford van that were painted with the school name and mission. We are grateful to God and those that contributed to the School Enhancement Plan. The inaugural trip will take students to Indian Creek Camp for the annual Student/Staff Retreat. Other trips will be for Appalachia and to transport our sports teams. If you would like to support the students and the school’s mission you can still contribute the this year’s SEP or talk with Mrs. Teleah Valles-Peters, development office or Mrs. Fuentes, principal. To make a contribution today click here.
You are invited to join us for a Prayer Tour of Madison Academy and Madison Campus Elementary on Sabbath, August 12 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. As we prepare for the coming school year, we want to dedicate our campus. We will begin with worship and then walk the buildings and grounds while praying for our students, families, and teachers.
Madison Academy is still accepting applications. For more information, visit us online at madisonacademy.com or call us at 615.865.4055. Freshmen orientation is Tuesday, August 8 from 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM, and the first day of school is Wednesday, August 9.