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Marcie Pfeifer-Soderbloom, mpfeifersode@madison.k12.wi.us
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 6:15pm

The Kohl Teacher Fellowship program recognizes and supports teaching excellence and innovation in Wisconsin. Their goal is to support teachers in the pursuit of their unrealized goals for their classrooms or professional development. 100 Herb Kohl Fellowship recipients and the 100 schools of those teachers will each receive a $6,000 grant. Nominate someone today!

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 3:45pm

With discussions happening in the federal administration around terminating or cutting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), we want to remind staff to utilize our resources to support immigrant and undocumented students and families. Please review these materials in preparation for situations or interactions that may arise:

Sara Parrell, sparrell@madison.k12.wi.us
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 3:30pm

Mindfulness in MMSD, a joint program of the Departments of Human Resources and Student Services, is offering two upcoming courses to support staff well-being. 

Rachelle Hady, Director of Benefits, 663-1962
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 3:15pm

MMSD will be continuing the opportunity for employees enrolled in MMSD’s health insurance to take part in a wellness assessment. The wellness assessment includes a biometric screening and a health risk assessment. Those not enrolled in MMSD's health insurance should not complete the MMSD wellness assessment, but can receive similar information at an annual physical.

Meri Rose Ekberg, OnStage Coordinator, onstage@overturecenter.org or 608-258-4165
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:30pm

Inspire and engage your students in and outside of the classroom with the Overture Center. Featuring the best in touring performances, renowned educational lecturers and more, OnStage field trip performance series at Overture connects content across the curriculum while offering a diverse range of art forms and cultural perspectives.

Nicole Graper, MSCR, 204-3017 or ngraper@madison.k12.wi.us
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:15am

We are excited to begin the school year and offer high quality, safety conscious and engaging outdoor experiential programs for youth and adults!

Krista Eastman (Wisconsin Energy Institute), krista.eastman@wisc.edu, 608-890-2168
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 12:30pm

Collette Cass of Sandburg Elementary and Brad Harrison of La Follette High School recently attended the Bioenergy Institute for Educators. 

Richard Hamel, Cherokee/Jefferson Middle School/ Advanced Learning, rhamel@madison.k12.wi.us
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 12:15pm

The district’s Advanced Learning Department partnered with the Madison Public Library to hold the culminating event, the fourth annual Young Writers Conference,​ on Thursday, May 11. 

Nicole Quandt and Mandy Meloy, Lindbergh Elementary/Reading Interventionist and LMTS, almeloy@madison.k12.wi.us and nquandt@madison.k12.wi.us
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:30pm

With the support of Lindbergh Principal Lindsay Maglio, Reading Interventionist Nicole Quandt and Library Media Technology Specialist Mandy Meloy are opening up their school for families to come together in an effort to help decrease the effects of the summer reading slide.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:15pm

Crestwood Elementary School's fourth grade classes proudly present the trailer for their new animated film, ISIS & OSIRIS.

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