Entire cross country team participated at Currey Ingram

Yesterday, in the final cross country event this season at Currey Ingram the entire cross country team participated and fourteen runners from the boys and girls squads posted their personal best times of the year.  They are Brock Anderson, Spencer Boskind, Jake Johnson, Johnathan Krawchuck, Aiden Kroll, Ian and Kyle Petersen, Will Synder, Jack Wheeler and Devin Strong for the boys and each of the girls on the team: Marlana Bell, Rosie Benoit, Holly Hardin and Brianna Underwood.  Because of their effort and training as a team the boys finished 4th overall and the girls finished 3rd.  Here are the official results.

Boys results Team placement-4th place
12 IAN PETERSON 00:19:03
17 WILL SNYDER 00:19:44
29 JACK WHEELER 00:20:47
30 AIDEN KROLL 00:20:47
33 JAKE JOHNSON 00:20:54
36 CONNER COLLINS 00:21:25
42 BROCK ANDERSON 00:22:15
46 PAX FORDHAM 00:22:55
49 KYLE PETERSEN 00:23:26
60 DEVIN STRONG 00:26:26
Girls results Team placement-3rd place
14 MARLANA BELL 00:23:46
15 ROSIE BENOIT 00:24:25
23 HOLLY HARDIN 00:27:58
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Students go and serve in Appalachia

Over one third of the students of Madison Academy in addition to parents and staff are participating in the annual Appalachia Outreach program.  Students are placed into teams with a work supervisor and they complete general construction work that benefits the people of that community. Some of the projects include building wheel chair ramps, framing in doors, flooring, plumbing, roofing, and painting. This program was started by Alan Craig in 1998 and is continuing to impact the lives of all involved.


Boys Cross Country places fourth at Curry Ingram meet

Yesterday the cross country team competed at Curry Ingram.  Four boys ran extremely well and placed 4th overall.  Four members of the team posted their personal best times of the season.  They are Spencer Boskind, Conner Collins, Pax Fordham and Jack Wheeler (a new best time).  Both of the girls that participated posted their personal best times too.  Here are the official results.

Boys results Team placement-4th place
15 IAN PETERSON 00:19:52
28 ADIEN KROLL 00:20:56
32 CONNER COLLINS 00:21:07
33 JACK WHEELER 00:21:26
39 PAX FORDHAM 00:22:53
45 JAKE JOHNSON 00:23:28
46 BROCK ANDERSON 00:23:47
62 KYLE PETERSON 00:27:31
Girls results Need 4 runners to place
9 MARLANA BELL 00:24:26
15 ROSIE BENOIT 00:25:41
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Iowa Basic Tests give Polaroid snapshot of academics

During the morning, for three days-September 19-21, the entire Freshmen and Sophomore classes are involved in testing.  It is important for students to see how much they have learned and grown since last year.  The results also can be used to predict ACT scores as seniors.  A special class schedule was built to give students the best opportunity to be successful. The Juniors are on the History Tour, the Seniors are at Southern for a couple of days and the students volunteering for the Appalachia Outreach program leaves Wednesday.

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Seniors travel to Southern Adventist University for college visit

For two days starting Sunday afternoon, the entire Senior Class will travel to Collegedale, Tennessee and visit with the faculty and students of Southern Adventist University.  SAU opens campus to academy students this weekend to experience college life–academics, food, dorm life and fun. This time can be used by students to think about life after high school, possible college majors, careers, and financial aid.  The time is not all focused on academics.  There is time to meet and get acquainted with other seniors from around the Southern Union.  After a full day of activities on Monday students will return to the Madison campus in late evening.

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Juniors discover history

Varsity, JV and Freshmen volleyball teams won

Yesterday the girls varsity volleyball team played the Dayspring Academy Lady Shires and won the match.  The team overall record is now 5-5.  Their next game is against at the University School of Nashville next Friday, September 23 at 4:45pm.  The JV team won too.  Their overall record is 3-1.  The Freshmen team got their first win yesterday.  Their record is 1-6.

In other MA Athletics news the cross country team competed at Sumner Academy. When official results come in they will be posted.

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Science creates art

Students in Integrated Science class created science art in one of their labs.



Lady Knights lose to Pleasant View Christian School in volleyball

In the volleyball match last night at Madison Campus Elementary, the girls volleyball team lost to Pleasant View Christian School 3-0.  The team record fell below .500 for the first time this season to 4-5.  Their next game is an away game at Dayspring Academy starting at 5:00 pm.

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Mike Downs named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist