Lindbergh and Randall Elementary are the latest MMSD schools to receive garden bars!

Last week, Kennedy Elementary celebrated Hmong American Day in many classrooms.

Partnership with local fraternity provides mentors!

Olson Elementary students and staff participated in controlled prairie burn for the second time since the LEED certified school was built in 2008.

The Grow Our Own Special Education Credit Reimbursement Program is for MMSD general education classroom teachers and substitute teachers who are interested in pursuing a special education or bilingual license to become dual certified.

WeThinkBig, along with other partners in the region, is bringing the acclaimed “Startup Weekend for Education” to Madison this summer, July 22-24, 2016.

Stephens Elementary celebrated the arts on May 17 with visual art, musical art, spoken word, dance, and digital art. The theme was "Celebrate the World," and they did just that.

In this update you'll find a Strive for Five Wellness Campaign wrap-up, 2015-2016 Wellness at a Glance, Join the Wellness Committee! and Biometric Screenings and Health Risk Assessments.

The Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Group convened for the last time this year on May 18. The group discussed what went well this year, where there were challenges and what topics should be included for the group next year. General themes are included here.

This training is designed to give participants an overview of each of the 5 components of Oasys with special emphasis on the MTSS component and how to navigate the Oasys system.

K-5 staff should sign up on the PD portal for the summer K-5 report card trainings.

Congratulations to MMSD students who won awards in the Mary Jo Nettesheim Memorial Literary Competition.

Updated schedule for 4K, as well as a sample daily schedule.

The Junior League of Madison is proud to host a free community education event on cyber safety for youth.

UW-Madison values working with teachers and MMSD staff every summer. We wanted to make sure you were of two unique credit courses offered this summer in the School of Education that you may not have heard about.

We are fortunate to have our partners from Welcoming Schools and Gender Spectrum back this summer to help our district develop inclusive, welcoming learning environments for LGBTQ+ youth and families.

Notes from the Teacher Advisory Work Group Meeting held in April 2016

Through a collaboration with the UW Counseling Psychology program, Principal Kathy Costello and our ESL staff, Thoreau School held its first 'Day in the Life of a Thoreau Student' event for their Arabic parents.

REAP Food Group's 2nd annual Family Food Fest will be Sunday, May 15 from 12-3 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary School!

In this issue: Can you Help With Upcoming Events?, Share Your Love of Zoo Volunteering, Membership Challenge, Volunteers Gather, Seasonal Openings / Hours/Information, Wear your Badger Support on your Sleeve!, Internship Opportunities with Friends, On Grounds Employment Opportunities, Cereal Boxes! and Travel & Tourism Week