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COVID vaccination clinic at Butler County Fairgrounds. Saturday, August 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ins welcome! Or pre-registers at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov. Now is the time! $50 gift cards will be given for each shot. Don't wait, get protected! Hosted by Butler County Public Health, City of Hamilton, City of Middletown.

Local Covid-19 Vaccine Locations

Posted on: July 22, 2021
Tags: District news, Start of school
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Parents, if you want to have your child/children vaccinated before school against Covid-19, below is a list of locations where you can go. This is NOT a requirement to attend school. Please call ahead to these places and appointments

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An excavator is present on July 22, 2021 to begin breaking ground for the new turf field.

Turf Field Project Begins

Posted on: July 22, 2021
Tags: Athletics, District news
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Heavy machinery has arrived and work on the brand new turf field has commenced as of July 22, 2021! 

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Mr. Staggs

Meet Madison's new Superintendent

Posted on: July 16, 2021
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The Madison Local Schools Board of Education approved a three-year contract to employ Jeff Staggs as their next Superintendent, effective August 1, 2021. Mr. Staggs will be leaving his position as the Superintendent at Newcomerstown Exempted Village Schools

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The Motz Group Press Release

Posted on: July 15, 2021
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  Due to supply chain delays in raw materials, Madison Local School District’s synthetic turf order delivery is currently projected to be delayed by approximately five weeks. This is a challenge the synthetic turf industry is facing across the

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Here is an image of our field turf once the project is completed.

Update on Madison Turf Field Project

Posted on: July 14, 2021
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Our original completion date for the Turf Project was set to be September 10, 2021. Due to shortage of urethane, which stemmed from Covid-19 and the unusually harsh winter in Texas, our project has been delayed. The Motz Group gave us a new

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July Board Meeting

Posted on: July 6, 2021
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There will be no public participation at the July 15, 2021 Regular Board of Education meeting.

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: June 18, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Board of Education office to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of Legal Matters.

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: May 21, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Monday, May 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Board of Education office for an Open Session for the purpose of the Stadium Field Turf Project.

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: May 18, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Board of Education office to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of Personnel Matters: Appointment of Employee(s).

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: May 18, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Board of Education office to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of Personnel Matters: Appointment of Employee(s).

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: May 18, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Board of Education office to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of Personnel Matters: Appointment of Employee(s).

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: May 18, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Monday, June 7, 2021 at 5:30 pm at the Board of Education office to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of Personnel Matters: Appointment of Employee(s). CANCELLED

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Art Show

2021 Art Show huge success

Posted on: May 14, 2021
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Congratulations to our students for participating in the 2021 Art Show! Our students did incredibly well. Last year, the art show was virtual, so students were very excited to have the show in-person this year.    Places are listed below, followed

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Madison Middle School

That’s a Wrap! - Middle School

Posted on: May 14, 2021
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As the school year wraps up, our Madison Middle School has managed to stay busy doing great things! We are always impressed with the creativity and ingenuity of our teachers in ensuring our students are engaged and excited within their

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6th graders create Zoos

Sixth grade math students create their own zoos

Posted on: May 14, 2021
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Madison Middle School’s sixth grade math students are putting their newfound knowledge to work -- with zoo animals! Students are currently working on a project that shows how the math they learned this school year can be applied to daily situations,

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Graduation 2021

Posted on: May 13, 2021
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Madison Local Schools 2021 Senior Graduation will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 6 PM on the Larry Brandenburg Athletic Field.  If rain prevents the ceremony being held outside, graduation will be moved to the high school gymnasium with overflow in the commons and preforming arts center. 

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Summer Sprint

FREE Summer Sprint Courses for Madison students

Posted on: April 30, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will be offering Summer Sprint Courses to all Madison students for FREE. Courses will be offered in 3-week sessions for four days a week, Monday through Thursday, from 8:30-12:30. Courses will not be offered on Fridays (it’s

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Ms. Higgins

MHS Art Teacher nominated for 2022 Ohio Teacher of the Year

Posted on: April 30, 2021
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Congratulations to MHS Art Teacher Ms. Chelsea Higgins, who has been nominated as an exemplary teacher to the Ohio 2022 Teacher of the Year (OTOY). This nomination will recognize Ms. Higgins on the regional level as Teacher of the Year for State Board of

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: April 30, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm at the Board of Education office for the purpose of Personnel Matters: Appointment of Employee(s); Dismissal, discipline, or demotion of employee(s) or students(s)

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: April 28, 2021
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Madison Local Schools will have a special board meeting April 29, 2021 at 6 PM at the BOE offices.  

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: April 21, 2021
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Madison Local schools BOE will hold a special meeting on Friday, April 23 at the BOE offices at 4:15 PM.

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Graduation

Graduation information

Posted on: April 16, 2021
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Madison Local Schools Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 21, 2021, at 7:00 PM at the High School Stadium (football field). Due to current restrictions, this will be a ticketed event, where all high school graduates will receive ten tickets. We

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ODE

Graduation Seals required for students in class of 2023 & beyond

Posted on: April 16, 2021
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In the past year, Madison has been focused on “Future-Ready Graduates,” which prioritizes building skills businesses believe are necessary in their employees, both today and tomorrow, in our students. Madison aims to prepare our students for life

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School press release

New Varsity Football Coach

Posted on: April 12, 2021
Tags: Athletics, District news, High school news
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Madison Local Schools is excited to announce Mr. Dan Baker as our new Head Varsity Football coach.   A message from Coach Baker:   “As a high school teacher, I have worked with students of many ages in order to help them to achieve

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Special Board Meeting

Posted on: March 26, 2021
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Madison Board of Education will have a special board meeting on Tuesday March 30 6:00 pm at board office for personnel and an executive session for personnel matters for appointment of employees promotion or compensation and investigation of charges or complaints of employees or students.

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Dr. Lisa Tuttle-Huff

Summer opportunities available for MLS students

Posted on: March 26, 2021
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Any high school or middle school student will have access to key opportunities (e.g., advanced mathematics, physics, higher education, interventions, etc.)  Elementary students will have engaging learning experiences provided by Madison

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NFL

Grant received for Field Turf project

Posted on: March 26, 2021
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Madison Local Schools and the Turf Committee are proud to announce that the National Football League and the Bengals’ organization have awarded Madison Local School a grant for $133,000 toward our field turf project.   Madison anticipates that

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Shared Resource Center logo

Introducing our New Treasurer

Posted on: March 25, 2021
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Madison Local Schools is happy to welcome Chad Hill to our finance department. Mr. Hill recently stepped into the position of Treasurer on March 11, 2020. This is Mr. Hill’s 27th year in education; he has served as a teacher, principal, assistant

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Student learning picture

Summer Extended Learning Plan

Posted on: March 18, 2021
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Madison students lost a few months of learning opportunities due to the spring closure of schools and our attempt at remote programming.  Because our school has been open since August, our students have been able to learn in the classroom with their

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Key Club cleans up Job Threads

Key Club making huge difference in community

Posted on: March 12, 2021
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Madison’s Key Club is making a large impact in the local community! The club encourages high school members to perform acts of service in their communities while learning leadership skills, planning projects, and holding elected leadership positions at

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Mohawks Who Care Donate Their Hair

Mohawks Who Care Donate Their Hair

Posted on: March 12, 2021
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Mohawks Who Care Donate Their Hair! Madison elementary students had the opportunity to donate their hair to Children with Hair Loss in Michigan, an organization that provides hair replacements to youth up to age 21.    Ten students and two staff

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BOE Member Amy Jessee

Meet Madison’s Board Members: Amy Jessee

Posted on: March 12, 2021
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Here at Madison Schools, we are incredibly grateful to have a Board of Education that is devoted to the success and future of our students. We have all gone through a school system in one way or another, and we recognize how difficult it can be to feel

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Dr. Lisa Tuttle-Huff

Covid Slide

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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By Dr. Lisa Tuttle-Huff Madison Local School District has been used to dealing with “summer slide” — where some students lose academic gains from May to August. But this year, we have to figure out how to attack a “COVID slide,”

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Peachjar

Peachjar to make distributing information easier

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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By Joel Brown, MLS Theater Manager   Madison will now be emailing school and district flyers home to families using an online system called Peachjar. Instead of printing out paper copies to distribute to students to take home, Peachjar will enable the

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Purplesaurus Rex & team

Purplesaurus Rex trained to aid freshman student

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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By Paul Allmon This year, I became Purplesaurus Rex’s Handler for Anthony while he attends school. Together, Rex, Anthony, and I are considered a 3-unit team. This means the adult handler -- not the student -- must always have control of the dog. Rex

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Madison Mohawks

Updates to Madison communications

Posted on: February 12, 2021
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We would like to remind the community that Madison Local School’s official Facebook page is now titled Madison Local School Districts, or click here to view. Our old page was disabled due to technical difficulties and was replaced by this new page.

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Girls' Basketball

Wrestling & Girls’ Basketball teams prepare for end of seasons

Posted on: February 12, 2021
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Congratulations to our Wrestling and Girls’ Basketball team for their successful winter seasons to date!    The Madison Wrestling team competed at the Southwestern Buckeye League (SWBL) Tournament held at Bellbrook High School on February

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Shrek Jr.

Madison live streams theater productions

Posted on: February 12, 2021
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We don’t need to tell you that COVID-19 has made everything extremely difficult for all students, staff, families, and community members. We have consistently had to adapt to the circumstances prevented to us while still working to ensure our students

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innoVationGirls

innoVationGirls nurtures young female creative selves

Posted on: February 12, 2021
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InnoVationGirls, a program that nurtures inventive thinking and leadership in young women, is offering a Shark Tank program throughout the month of February, along with four scholarships for young women to participate in the

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BCESC liaison goes above & beyond

Posted on: January 29, 2021
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Madison Elementary is extremely thankful to have Stacy Qucsai, our Butler County Educational Service Center (BCESC) liaison, on our side. In working with BCESC, Madison schools have access to educational programs and services, professional development, and

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Purplesaurus Rex

MLS welcomes Purplesaurus Rex to our team

Posted on: January 29, 2021
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Madison Local Schools would like to introduce our newest addition to our staff: Purplesaurus Rex, our Certified Diabetic Service Dog. Purplesaurus is a golden lab who was born on August 10, 2018, and was trained in Medical Alert and Search and Rescue. His

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Parker Hamrick

Parker Hamrick named Kingswell’s “Best Young Man”

Posted on: January 29, 2021
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Madison High School’s Parker Hamrick was awarded “Best Young Man” at the Kingswell Impact Gala & Awards for 2020. The Kingswell Impact Awards recognize and acknowledge exemplary achievement efforts of people or projects that provide

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New meal programs offered through Children’s Hunger Alliance

Posted on: January 14, 2021
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Madison Local Schools is excited to participate in a new program through Children’s Hunger Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger. The new program initiatives will provide additional food access for students in

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Senior Exit Project

Seniors present their Senior Exit Projects

Posted on: January 14, 2021
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Madison High School seniors recently completed a major milestone toward graduation: presenting their Senior Exit Projects! The Senior Exit Project serves as a type of “capstone,” where students conduct extensive research over a topic of their

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White Christmas Canned Food Drive

White Christmas Canned Food Drive a success

Posted on: January 14, 2021
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Madison Junior and Senior High School Student Councils kicked off the holidays by conducting their annual White Christmas Canned Food Drive! Students and staff brought in canned and non-perishable food items, along with cash donations.    Over

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Health Department Issues A Change in COVID Protocols

Posted on: January 13, 2021
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Click for FAQ regarding COVID protocols

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Ohio School Board Recognition Month

Posted on: January 13, 2021
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Help us celebrate School Board Recognition Month!  Thanks for your service Dr. Paul Jennewine, Dave French, Dr. Joe Solomito, Amy Jessee, and Pete Robinson! The Madison Local School District will join more than 700 school districts throughout Ohio

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January Organizational BOE Meeting

Posted on: January 6, 2021
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The first meeting of the Madison BOE will be held on Thursday, January 14 at 6PM in the auditorium Performing Arts Center. The BOE Organizational Meeting will be held at 5:30 PM on January 14 in the auditorium. 

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Tax Budget Hearing

Posted on: January 6, 2021
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The Madison Local School District will be holding its annual tax budget hearing on January 14, 2021 at 7:30am at the Madison Administrative Building, 1324 Middletown Eaton Road, Middletown, OH  45042.

 
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Athletes Must Have Clearance To Return to Play

Posted on: January 5, 2021
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In accordance with the Ohio Department of Health Director’s Sports Order amended and issued September 25, 2020, that provides MANDATORY requirements for interscholastic sports, any student-athlete who tests positive for COVID-19, whether symptomatic or

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Free Lunch Extended

Posted on: January 5, 2021
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is extending the free meals for kids program through the 2020-2021 school year. All Madison students will be offered a free hot lunch and breakfast each day of the school year.  If you

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