The first general meeting of the year

Last night, the PTSA held its first general meeting in the school library. General meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month, and all members of the Madrona K-8 community are welcome and encouraged to attend.

We discussed the introduction of the Positive Behavior Incentive Support initiative, Panther Paws, services provided by Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, the after school program, community-building, and committee reports. The meeting’s minutes are available here.

A visit from some special guests

On September 9th, students received three surprise visitors: School Board President Betty Patu, Superintendent Larry Nyland, and US Senator Patty Murray. Principal McDaniel and Vice Principal Cross showed Senator Murray our classrooms, where Senator Murray read to some students.

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Kindergarten Popsicle’s in the Park

Image result for popsiclesMadrona K-8 will be providing popsicles in the Madrona Park and Playfield for incoming kindergaten’s on Thursday, September 9th from 5:00-6:00pm. The intent is for incoming families to connect with each other and with current families and students. Also the class list will be provided and kindergartens teachers will be there to meet new families. Come have a cool treat and meet new and current families, school PTSA leaders and kindergartens teachers. See you there!

Friday, September 9th, 2016 is BLUE FRIDAY! 

This coming Sunday is Seattle Seahawks first regular season game as they host the Miami Dolphins.

As a school, many staff and students have taken to celebrating by wearing blue on the Friday before a game.

We invite all students and staff to get dressed up for the occasion as a spirit activity to support our hometown team.

Tomorrow is BLUE FRIDAY at Madrona for students and staff who wish to participate.

This means that students should wear their uniform (which has a blue option) OR

they can choose to wear their favorite team colors, jersey or other team apparel to celebrate the team they cheer on.  
Best of Luck to the Seattle Seahawks!

Most of All… Congratulations Madrona Panthers for a Great Start to our 2016-17 School year!!!!!!

Join us on August 31 for the Back to School BBQ!

It’s time to go back to school, and that means it’s time for the Back to School BBQ! Join us on August 31 from 5:30-7:00pm at the Madrona K8 playground for an evening of grilling, playing, and catching up. Teachers, staff, and PTSA members will be there to meet and greet you. Come learn about the volunteer opportunities we have for the upcoming school year, and, if you’re feeling helpful, we could sure use you for set-up and clean-up. Rain or shine, we’ll see you on the 31st!

Welcome to a New School Year!

Madrona prides itself on our sense of community with your child in the center. It is through our relationships with each other that we can build a wonderful learning environment. We encourage parents to partner with us—becoming active participants in your child’s and the school’s educational journey.  We are determined to create a safe learning environment for every student and deliver instruction that will enhance and challenge our students.  “Every Student by Name and Need” will continue to be a focus this year.  This upcoming school year will be amazing and we look forward to meeting new families this year and reconnecting with returning families.

2016 Science Fair, June 14

Please join us for the 2016 Madrona K-8 Science Fair on Tuesday, June 14th 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Students in every grade have been working hard on their Science Fair Projects! Please help us celebrate their hard work and our wonderful school cummunity.
Dinner will be served at 5:30.

Mayfair’s 40th Anniversary is Saturday, May 14th

The parade line up will start at 9:15 in Al Larkins park. This year, the parade will be led by the Seattle Fire Department and a group of SANCA circus performing kids.  At 9:30am all of the events will open in the Madrona Play field:Pony Rides, Bouncy Houses, Obstacle Course, Break dancing lessons, Balloon artists, Hot Dogs, St. Cloud’s Imperial Mix up, Peanut Butter & Marshmallow sandwiches, Cotton Candy & Bake Sale, SANCA Circus Show at 10:00am in the Shelter House lawn. The Reptile Man Show at 10:30am in the Shelter House lawn, Flower potting station, a photo booth, and face painting and Recess Monkey concert at 12:00pm.

And, come bid on original art, date night packages, tickets to Disneyland and more at the Madrona PK-8 3rd Annual Silent Auction in the tennis court.

The Madrona Community Council & Madrona PK-8 will also be hosting a tile painting station.  Come create your own piece of original artwork that will be installed in the new Reader Board on the corner of 33rd & Union.

There will also be  Trike/Bike/Scooter decorating on Friday, May 13th from 4:30-6:00 at the Madrona Shelter House. Come get your bike all ready for Saturday’s parade.

Bake Sale

Support our student athletes! Thursday, April 7th 2016 5pm-7PM

Baked goods needed! Contact the PTSA if you’re able to donate a goodie. ptsa@madronapantherpartners.org