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Due to weather conditions in the area tonight, all MMSD events which require out of district travel, both for other schools traveling to Madison and Madison schools traveling out of district are canceled. We will remain open as usual for all after school programs, including MSCR programs and after school activities.
Debido a las condiciones climáticas el día de hoy, el Distrito Escolar Metropolitano de Madison se cancelarán todos los eventos del distrito que requieran de desplazarse fuera del distrito, tanto para individuos de otras escuelas que necesiten desplazarse a las escuelas de Madison como aquellos de las escuelas de Madison que necesiten desplazarse fuera del distrito. Permanecerá abierto como lo acostumbrado para los programas después de las clases, incluyendo los programas de MSCR y otras actividades.
Community involvement is key to the success of our schools, so we look forward to welcoming 93 Principal Partners to our schools through A Principal Experience on Tuesday, October 11. This event provides a unique opportunity to experience the rewards as well as the challenges our principals, teachers and students face on a daily basis.
We are on a mission to close the gaps in opportunity that lead to disparities in achievement, and to ensure every child is academically challenged in a safe and supportive environment. As we work to keep this momentum going, we’re facing disruptive cuts from the state, which continues to approve budgets that are not supportive of public education. Learn about the operational referendum on the November 8 ballot and come to an upcoming informational session. Visit mmsd.org/referendum for details. #VoteNov8
If you have moved or plan on moving outside of your school's attendance area between September 1, 2015, and August 31, 2016, you may need to fill out an internal transfer application for your child to continue to attend the same school or feeder school for the upcoming school year.
To find your new attendance area, use the Find Your School tool online or contact your child's school. The deadline to submit your internal transfer application is this Friday, August 19 at 6:00 p.m.
There will be no school on Monday, January 18, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
All schools have early release on Friday, January 22, due to a change to our school year calendar. You can view the calendar at mmsd.org/calendar.
Elementary schools release at 10:50 or 11:35 a.m.
Middle schools release at 11:40 a.m. (except Wright, which releases at 11:30).
High school release times vary; please verify with your school.
This fall, we asked families to complete a winter weather survey in order to collect data regarding family preferences for school closings during winter weather cold days. As a result of the data we collected, we are moving the school closing guidelines so that we will consider closing schools at negative 25 degrees. Learn more.
After feedback from school staff and parents, and due to a change in the state law regarding the required number of instructional days in the school year, we are making two changes to the current school year calendar.