District News
Lights out!
Students in Cheryl Ferguson's class can't wait to turn out the lights each week. The fourth-graders are always eager for Flashlight Fridays where they get 30 minutes for silent reading with finger flashlights. Ms. Ferguson said the students often groan when the allotted 30 minutes is over, which shows her the students enjoy the time with their books. 
These kids have lots of energy!
Students in Morgan Gaus' science class at the Intermediate School are prepping for a unit test this week and have a lot of energy in store. They are studying the difference between potential and kinetic energy and should be able to distinguish the two from each other. The students have also been working on noting the difference in mixtures and compounds.  
Marching Band qualifies for state competition
The MPHS Marching Band qualified for state competition at its most recent contest.  Click read more for the winning performance or come watch at Friday's varsity game as the Eagles take on Columbus Academy. 
Students solve real-world problems with shaving cream
MPJHS teacher Jenny Wethington works with seventh-graders as they solve math problems using proportional relationships with equations. The students were given a sets of data in tabular and line graph form (hours worked and wages earned) and asked to determine the rate per unit (hour) and if the money earned was proportional to time spent. Take a look here. 
Homecoming 2014 Memories
The Golden Eagles defeated London high School 46-27 to help make the 2014 Homecoming celebration one to remember. The team's record improved to 4-1. Click here for photos of the Court and Saturday's dance. 
 
Books are a child's best friend
Youngsters in Andrea Smith's kindergarten class at Madison-Plains Elementary opened their minds as they poured through books. The students read to themselves and then gathered as a class to listen to a story read aloud. Take a closer look here 
Girls golf team makes mark at state tournament
The Madison-Place girls golf team moved up two spots after two days of play, finishing in a respectable 9th place Saturday in the state tournament held at The Ohio State University's Gray Course. 
Got fruit?
The Madison-Plains FFA Chapter begins its annual fruit sale fundraiser Oct. 16, 2014. The sale supports the chapter throughout the year by funding Career Development Events, state contest, membership development, community service initiatives, scholarships and awards. The sale ends Nov. 19. 
Grade 8 science students at MPJHS make big observations
Students in Michelle Hildebrandt’s 8th grade science class work on conducting scientific investigations and variables. As part of their lab work, they watched how the color of Skittles dissolved and behaved in water, then were challenged to come up with questions about what they observed. Click here to see the students at work.
 
Get ready for one great celebration
Madison-Plains Elementary students and staff will take part in a Fall Harvest Celebration on Friday, Oct. 31. The day will start with a hayride throughout the campus, sponsored by the school’s PTO, which is also providing two gallons of Madison-Plains High School FFA Apple Cider for each classroom. 
FFA members talk with elected officials about issues impacting local agriculture
Five members of the Madison-Plains FFA chapter were recently selected to attend the Ohio Legislative Leadership Conference and meet with members of the Ohio General Assembly. 
FFA chapter to receive national praise
Madison-Plains FFA chapter members are making plans to travel to Louisville, Ky. where they will be recognized at the 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo from Oct. 29-Nov. 1. The group is is among the top 30 FFA chapters in Ohio. 
District Meetings
Upcoming Events
Civics-English II Entertainment Book Sale
Mon Oct 6 2014
to Fri Nov 14 2014
End 1st Nine Weeks
Fri Oct 24 2014
ACT Test @ MPHS
Sat Oct 25 2014
Begin 2nd Nine Weeks
Tue Oct 28 2014
Flu Shots with Nurse Neff
Tue Oct 28 2014
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