This Week at Madison - 9/20/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 9/20/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Employment Opportunities

  • Parent Liaison: We are looking for a Spanish speaking parent liaison who is available to work a paid position at Madison High School for 10-26 hours a week.  Please forward your resume to Elise Fasick at emfasick@fcps.edu or call the office at 703-319-2464.  If you are interested in a more limited role simply supporting translation, please reach out as well. View more details here.
  • Classroom Monitor: Madison is looking to hire up to three full-time classroom monitors (we are open to part time as well).  Their primary role will be that of a substitute to fill in when teachers are out and no substitutes are available.  If no substitute duties are needed for a particular period then other duties could include helping teachers with copying or laminating, helping oversee a portion of the building during lunches, helping with students coming in door 11, or other similar duties around the school. Please contact Steve Plunkett at 703-319-2385 or msplunkett@fcps.edu if interested. View more details here.

Pass/Fail Deadline: Wednesday September 22

  • With parental/guardian approval, middle and high school students are given the option of taking one high school elective credit per school year on a pass-fail basis.  For high school students, this may be applied to required health and physical education credits, world language credits, and to credits other than those required for English, social studies, mathematics, and laboratory science
  • Any student wishing to take a course as pass-fail shall indicate this by completing a Request for Pass-Fail Status form requiring parent and/or guardian approval.

Senior Baby Ads

  • If you would like to purchase a Senior Baby Ad for the 2021-2022 yearbook, please follow these simple steps:
  • Ads will be on sale through November 8, 2021.

Yearbooks

  • Buy your 21-211 yearbook NOW!  Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 5307. The cost is $65 ($70 with a nameplate) now through December.

College Visits This Week @ JMHS

  • Visits are for Seniors and Juniors
  • Students are able to view the most current list and sign up in Naviance
  • More information available in this College Quick Guide, College Visits section
  • 9/21:  Roanoke C, UMBC, Radford U, U of Louisville, Rutgers U, U of Chicago
  • 9/23:  Butler U, Marymount U, Western New England U, VCU, Davidson C
  • 9/24:  U of Toronto, Emerson C, Bryn Mawr C, U of British Columbia, W&L, UCLA
  • 9/27:  Methodist U, U of Tennessee, Florida Atlantic U, Trinity Washington U, Boston C

This Week In Advisory

  • 9th Graders will meet with their mentors and vote for Class of 2025 Student Government Association officers
  • Students will discuss the art of communication and how to be thoughtful communicators
ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Monday, September 20

  • Golf - Concorde District Tournament 10:00am @ Twin Lakes 
  • Athletic Booster Meeting - 7pm - JMHS Cafeteria 

Tuesday, September 21

  • Golf - Concorde District Tournament 10:00am @ Twin Lakes 
  • XC @ Lake Fairfax Park 4:30pm 
  • Field Hockey @ Oakton 5:00 / 6:15 / 7:30pm
  • Volleyball vs Chantilly 5:00 / 6:00 / 7:15pm

Wednesday, September 22

  • No events 

Thursday, September 23

  • Volleyball vs Centreville 5:00 / 6:00 / 7:15
  • F / JV Football vs Langley 5:30 / 7:15pm 
  • Field Hockey @ South Lakes 6:15 / 7:30pm

Friday, September 24

  • Varsity Football @ Langley 7:00pm

Saturday, September 25 

  • XC @ Lake Braddock Relays 
  • Marching Band @ Herndon HS - VMBC Regional Competition 
LOOKING AHEAD

Paying for College, The Financial Aid Process for Seniors and Senior Families (virtual event): Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 6:30pm-7:30pm

  • Zoom Link here.
  • The FCPS School Counseling Office and College Access Fairfax will offer virtual Financial Aid Night programs for FCPS seniors and their families.
  • College Access Fairfax is committed to helping FCPS students with the complex task of acquiring financial aid for post-secondary education. Topics to be covered include: understanding financial aid, how the financial aid process works, andthe steps that families need to take to secure financial aid. To view the slides,click here.

Coalition for College Virtual Fair: October 5 & 6 from 4pm -10pm

  • 140+ college choices at the largest Coalition virtual fair yet. Join the Coalition at this free event to help you build a smart college list. Register here

World Language Credit Exam

  • Students who are proficient in a language other than English may take a World Language Credit Exam to earn up to 3 credits in that language. Please see the following link and all registrations will be processed by the school counselor. Information on World Language Credit Exam.
  • Deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 13 at 4:00pm.  

Underclassmen Picture Retake Day: Wednesday, October 27

Expunge Deadline: Friday October 29

  • In accordance with the Virginia Board of Education regulations, FCPS Regulation 2408 permits parents of students who take a high school credit-bearing course in middle school to request that the grade be omitted from the student's high school transcript and the student not earn high school credit for the course.  Parents must make this request in writing no later than the end of the first nine weeks of the school year following completion of the course.  The form to make this request, along with the process for making the request, is available at:  Request to Expunge High School Courses Taken in Middle School or through your student’s school counselor.  Parents are strongly advised to discuss this decision with their student’s school counselor and the impact of expunging a course on desired high school diploma type and standard and verified credit requirements.
QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Digital Resources Consent

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

Madison PTSA eNews

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Dear Madison parents,

As shared in Mad Memos and in This Week at Madison, our first JMHS PTSA Meeting of the 2021-2022 school year is TODAY, Tuesday, September 14th at 7:00 pm in the library. We will be hearing from Principal Greg Hood, Director of Student Services Tim Buckley and our committee chairs.  Linked here are the minutes from our last meeting for review.  We will also be voting on our annual budget.  Please enter through Door 11 and please remember that masks are required in the school building. Membership in the James Madison Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) is an invaluable way to contribute to your child’s education and stay connected with them during high school. Specific programs include:

  • Providing faculty and staff enrichment and appreciation
  • Assistance to Student Activities and Events
  • Sponsorship of student assemblies and parent education programs
  • Funding Baccalaureate and Convocation ceremonies
  • Sponsoring Ethics Day
  • Hosting Senior Celebrations and the All Night Grad celebration
  • Supporting our Madison students and families in need

In addition to your PTSA membership, we suggest a donation of $50 per family. Your one-time, tax-deductible donation allows the PTSA to promote the academic excellence and well-being of our students. Donations are tax deductible. (Please check to see if your employer has a donation matching program). And it is so easy to pay online! Just go to www.jmhsptsa.org/join-the-pta/. Alternatively, membership forms can also be downloaded and mailed with check to: JMHS PTSA Membership, 2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181.

Questions? Contact Beth Eachus, President at president@jmhsptsa.org or Robyn Nguyen, PTSA Membership Chair at membership@jmhsptsa.org

Academic Boosters:

The JMHS PTSA Academic Boosters are proud to partner with Educational Connections and offer full-length practice ACT and SAT exams virtually but with a live proctor and individual detailed reporting and results.  Mock tests help determine which test is right for your student.  They also provide a baseline score to identify natural strengths and weaknesses in a simulated testing environment.  To get the most accurate results, only official full-length tests published by College Board and the ACT are used during the mock test.  We are offering the following mock tests:

9/25 Mock ACT 9:00am  https://conta.cc/3j8ztzj

10/2 Mock SAT 9:00am  https://conta.cc/2VmGPqE

Mock tests help determine which test is right for your student.  They also provide a baseline score to identify natural strengths and weaknesses in a simulated testing environment.  To get the most accurate results, only official full-length tests published by College Board are used during the mock test.  The cost is $20 per test.  All students will receive a full score report (via the email used on the sign up).

Madison Outreach and Pantry:

Madison High School and the PTSA are proud to partner in supporting our students and families who are food insecure.  The Madison  Pantry and Outreach team distributes food weekly to these students and their families.  Specific items that are needed include:

  • Cereal
  • Rice
  • Pasta
  • Canned vegetables
  • Granola Bars
  • Tomato sauce (please no glass)
  • Juice
  • Fruit (canned or in plastic)
  • Milk (shelf stable)

Donations of food can be dropped off at Madison at Door 1 during school hours.  These items are available through our Amazon wishlist as well.  We are also currently collecting school supplies and BACKPACKS are especially needed.  You can also make a cash donation towards this effort at the following link: https://jmhsptsa.org/product/food-bank-donation-any-amount/ 

Staff and Teacher Appreciation:

We have amazing staff at Madison and the PTSA hosts teacher and staff appreciation events throughout the year. Thank you to our wonderful chairs Angie Gutenson and Dara Dirth who organized and coordinated both a Back to School Breakfast on Friday, August 20th as well as a Grab and Go boxed dinner for our Madison staff prior to Back to School Night!  If you would like to learn more and get involved with this committee, please send a message to Angela and Dara at hospitality@jmhsptsa.org

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Thank you for supporting our Madison community!

 

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This Week at Madison - 9/13/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 9/13/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

PTSA Meeting

Tuesday, September 14 at 7:00 pm in the JMHS Library

Digital Resources Consent

At Madison HS, we will use a variety of FCPS-approved digital tools to support in-person learning this year!  We need you to give consent for your child to use them as soon as possible so we can start using them for learning right away!  Preview the list and provide your consent here

Underclass Student Portrait Packages

If you would like to order a portrait package for your student, please bring the completed order form and payment to the main office by Friday, September 17.

Note: Picture Retake Day for grades 9-11 is October 27.

This Week In Advisory

Students will participate in an Activities fair on Wednesday where they can learn about over 80 different clubs and activities at Madison. 

College Visits Begin This Week @ JMHS

  • Visits are for Seniors and Juniors
  • Students are able to view the most current list and sign up in Naviance
  • More information available in this College Quick Guide, College Visits section
  • 9/14:  U of South Carolina, U of Rochester
  • 9/15:  ODU
  • 9/17:  Bates C, Emory U, Stony Brook U, MIssissippi State, Purdue U, The New School
  • 9/20:  VT, Goucher C, Providence C, Muhlenberg C, C of Charleston

APPlication Lab (App Lab)

APPlication Lab (App Lab) begins on Wednesday, 9/15 for Seniors, 3pm in Room 110. App Lab is the opportunity for seniors to ask questions about college applications, essays, etc. Counselors available to work with seniors!

Military Academy Virtual Admissions Workshop

September 16, 2021 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm

https://www.uscga.edu/serviceacademyworkshop/

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Monday, Sept. 13

  • No events scheduled 

Tuesday, Sept. 14

  • Volleyball @ McLean 5:00 / 6:00 / 7:15
  • Frosh Football @ Lake Braddock 5:30pm
  • Cross County @ Lake Fairfax 4:30pm 
  • Field Hockey vs. Chantilly - Senior Night  5:00 (Yorktown) / 6:15 / 7:30
  • Golf vs. Westfield @ Chantilly National 4:00

Wednesday, Sept. 15

  • No events scheduled 

Thursday, Sept. 16

  • No events scheduled 

Friday, Sept. 17

  • Field Hockey vs. Centreville - Camp Night 6:15 / 7:30

Saturday, Sept. 18

  • Cross Country @ Lake Braddock Relays - 3:00pm 
  • Volleyball @ Langley - 10:30 vs. Robinson | 12:00 vs. Langley 

Athletics Vaccination Requirement - FAQs

LOOKING AHEAD

Pass/Fail Deadline: Wednesday, September 22

With parental/guardian approval, middle and high school students are given the option of taking one high school elective credit per school year on a pass-fail basis.  For high school students, this may be applied to required health and physical education credits, world language credits, and to credits other than those required for English, social studies, mathematics, and laboratory science

Any student wishing to take a course as pass-fail shall indicate this by completing a Request for Pass-Fail Status form requiring parent and/or guardian approval.

Paying for College, The Financial Aid Process for Seniors (virtual event): Tuesday, September 28 - 6:30pm-7:30pm

Zoom Link here.

The FCPS School Counseling Office and College Access Fairfax will offer virtual Financial Aid Night programs for FCPS seniors and their families.

College Access Fairfax is committed to helping FCPS students with the complex task of acquiring financial aid for post-secondary education. Topics to be covered include: understanding financial aid, how the financial aid process works, and the steps that families need to take to secure financial aid. To view the slides, click here.

Expunge Deadline: Friday, October 29

In accordance with the Virginia Board of Education regulations, FCPS Regulation 2408 permits parents of students who take a high school credit-bearing course in middle school to request that the grade be omitted from the student's high school transcript and the student not earn high school credit for the course.  Parents must make this request in writing no later than the end of the first nine weeks of the school year following completion of the course.  The form to make this request, along with the process for making the request, is available at: Request to Expunge High School Courses Taken in Middle School or through your student’s school counselor.  Parents are strongly advised to discuss this decision with their student’s school counselor and the impact of expunging a course on desired high school diploma type and standard and verified credit requirements.

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Digital Resources Consent

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 9/7/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 9/7/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Digital Resources Consent

At Madison HS, we will use a variety of FCPS-approved digital tools to support in-person learning this year!  We need you to give consent for your child to use them as soon as possible so we can start using them for learning right away!  Preview the list and provide your consent here

Reminder: Leaving Campus During the Day

We are asking parents to remind their children that students are not permitted to leave school grounds during lunch, or any other time of the day, for safety and accountability reasons.  Per FCPS Regulation 2234.11, students are not permitted to leave school grounds during regular school hours for any reason.   If your child needs to leave school for an appointment, please make sure you provide a note to the attendance office.  For more information on early checkout, please see the JMHS website for more information on attendance procedures. 

New process to speed up the return of fully-vaccinated students to the classroom

Starting September 7, fully vaccinated, asymptomatic students will be able to return to in-person learning and activities following a simple process that will reduce the time needed to process potential close contacts. Information on the new process was sent directly to parents on Thursday, September, 2, 2021.  Specifics will be sent to families whose student has been identified as a close contact.

Understanding COVID Health Terms

Pausing, quarantining, and contact tracing are tools we use to keep schools safe when a positive COVID-19 case is reported.  Click here for more information.

Attendance: Period CUTS

 A “CUT” code will be entered into SIS by an administrator if a child checks into a class, leaves and does not return; this includes not coming back after lunch.  On the first and second offense, students will conference with our Systems of Support Advisor. On the third offense, students will be referred to their assistant principal.

This Week In Advisory

Students participated in a Lockdown Drill on Tuesday. Additionally students will participate in activities that promote student-teacher and student-student connections in the classroom. 

Today was the first day of our Return Periods. During 4th period the students will:

  • Participate in their Advisory (25 min)
  • Warhawk Time (25 min) - students may visit with other teachers for intervention or support.
  • Return Period (33 min) - students will return through their schedule based off of a preset rotation. 
  • Red/Black Calendar with Return Periods

SAT School Day and PSAT/NMSQT: October 13

  • Seniors interested in taking the SAT School Day test MUST register by TOMORROW, September 8th. Registration information can be found on the Madison website.
  • All 10th and 11th grade students will automatically be registered for the PSAT/NMSQT; no registration is required. More information about the PSAT/NMSQT can be found on the Madison website.
ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, Sept 7

  • No events 

Wednesday, Sept 8

  • Volleyball @ Osbourn Park (Varsity only) - 6:00pm
  • Field Hockey - Frosh @ 6:15 vs. Oakton | Varsity @ 7:30 vs. WT Woodson

Thursday, Sept 9 

  • F/JV Football game @ Yorktown - 5:30 7:15
  • Golf match @ Laurel Hill vs. Centreville 
  • Girls Golf match @ Jefferson Park 

Friday, Sept 10

  • Varsity Football vs. Yorktown - 7:00pm 
  • County Fair / Pyramid Night @ Stadium - 5:00-7:30pm 

Saturday, Sept 11

  • Cross County - Monroe Parker @ Burke Lake - 7am

Info and Links 

  • Game Day tickets HERE
  • Student Pass HERE
LOOKING AHEAD

Pass/Fail Deadline: Wednesday, September 22

With parental/guardian approval, middle and high school students are given the option of taking one high school elective credit per school year on a pass-fail basis.  For high school students, this may be applied to required health and physical education credits, world language credits, and to credits other than those required for English, social studies, mathematics, and laboratory science

Any student wishing to take a course as pass-fail shall indicate this by completing a Request for Pass-Fail Status form requiring parent and/or guardian approval.

Expunge Deadline: Friday, October 29

In accordance with the Virginia Board of Education regulations, FCPS Regulation 2408 permits parents of students who take a high school credit-bearing course in middle school to request that the grade be omitted from the student's high school transcript and the student not earn high school credit for the course.  Parents must make this request in writing no later than the end of the first nine weeks of the school year following completion of the course.  The form to make this request, along with the process for making the request, is available at: Request to Expunge High School Courses Taken in Middle School or through your student’s school counselor.  Parents are strongly advised to discuss this decision with their student’s school counselor and the impact of expunging a course on desired high school diploma type and standard and verified credit requirements.

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Digital Resources Consent

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 8/30/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 8/30/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Calendar Reminder

  • Madison will be closed Friday, 9/3 and Monday, 9/6 for the Labor Day Break.

Digital Resources - Consent Needed

  • At Madison HS, we will use a variety of FCPS-approved digital tools to support in-person learning this year!  We need you to give consent for your child to use them as soon as possible so we can start using them for learning right away! Preview the list and provide your consent here

Early Dismissal Policy Reminder

  • A written note is required for students to leave early. Include the time, reason for check-out, parent/guardian signature and parent daytime phone number.
  • Please do not leave early dismissal information on the attendance voicemail line or email. You must speak with someone in order to arrange an early dismissal without a note.
  • When coming to the school to check a child out, parents should call the main office - 703-319-2300. A pass will be sent to your child to check-out through the attendance office. Please stay in your car in a visitor spot near Door 1 to minimize the number of visitors in the building on any given day.
  • Visit the Attendance Procedures page for more information.

SAT School Day and PSAT/NMSQT- Wednesday, October 13

  • Seniors interested in taking the SAT School Day test MUST register by September 8th. Registration information can be found on the Madison website.
  • All 10th and 11th grade students will automatically be registered for the PSAT/NMSQT; no registration is required. More information about the PSAT/NMSQT can be found on the Madison website.

Yearbooks

  • Buy your 21-22 Yearbook NOW! Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 5307. The cost is $65 ($70 with a nameplate) now through December.

Senior Portraits

  • Additional senior portrait days have been scheduled. Available dates are November 1 and 2 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and November 3, 4, and 5 from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. If you have not had your portrait taken yet, schedule an appointment at prestigeportraits.com. If you need to have your portrait taken again, please call the Customer Service line at 1-800-736-4775.

Underclassmen Pictures

  • Underclassmen pictures are Tuesday, August 31 and Wednesday, September 1 through English classes. Picture order forms were distributed through English classes.  You may preorder online at www.mylifetouch.com using Picture Day ID: EVTB9RCZJ.
ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

August 30

  • Volleyball vs Washington & Liberty 5:00/6:00/7:15
  • Field Hockey vs Washington Liberty - (Frosh @ 6:15, Var @ 7:30) 
  • Golf @ International CC vs Chantilly / Oakton 

August 31

  • Girls Golf @ Westwood CC

September 1

  • F/ JV Football Scrimmage @ Lake Braddock 5:30 / 7:15

September 2 

  • Varsity Football vs. Lake Braddock 7:00pm

September 3 - School Holiday 

  • Field Hockey @ Yorktown 5:00 / 6:15 / 7:30 

Links and Info 

  • Purchase a WARHAWK Pass (student pass) HERE
  • Purchase a Athletic Booster membership HERE 
  • Purchase home Game Day tickets (Football, Volleyball and Field Hockey) HERE
QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Digital Resources Consent

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 8/23/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 8/23/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Wednesday, August 25

Digital Resources Consent: All families are required to provide their consent for the use of digital tools used at Madison. Review the list and sign off here.

Counselor Assignments: Several counselor assignments have changed this year due to departures. Please visit the following page for updated counselor assignments for the 2021-22 school year - Student Services Staff 

Yearbooks: Buy your 21-22 Yearbook NOW!  Go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter the code 5307.  Early bird price is $60 and $65 with a nameplate through Friday, August 27!  Starting August 28 through December 31 the cost is $65 and $70 with a nameplate. 

Underclassmen Pictures: Underclassmen pictures are Tuesday, August 31 and Wednesday, September 1 through English classes. Picture order forms will be distributed through English classes. You may preorder online at www.mylifetouch.com using Picture Day ID: EVTB9RCZJ.

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Monday, August 23

  • Volleyball vs. Marshall 5:00/6:00/7:15pm 
  • Girls Golf @ Westwood 4:00pm 

Tuesday, August 24

  • Golf Tri-Match @ Laurel Hill vs Chan / SL 
  • Field Hockey @ Langley 6:15/7:30

Wednesday, August 25

  • Back to School Night 6:00-8:00
  • Main Gym 4:45-5:45pm, the following are available:
    • Athletic Booster memberships 
    • Warhawk Pass (student pass) 
    • Madison Spirit Wear 

Thursday, August 26

  • Fr / JV Football Scrimmage vs. Stonebridge HS 5:30 / 7:15
  • Volleyball @ Yorktown 5:00/6:00/7:15

Friday, August 27

  • Varsity Football @ Stonebridge 7:00pm

Links and Info 

  • Purchase a WARHAWK Pass (student pass) HERE
  • Purchase a Athletic Booster membership HERE 
  • Purchase home Game Day tickets (Football, Volleyball and Field Hockey)  HERE
  • Purchase Madison Spirit Wear HERE
  • (cash, check and Venmo preferred - paypal and CC incurs a convenience fee)
LOOKING AHEAD

September 3-6: Labor Day Break

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 8/16/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 8/16/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Virtual Freshman Parent Orientation - Tuesday, August 17, 6:00-7:00

  • Conducted by Student Services and Administration. Information regarding the transition to high school for students (and parents). A link will be sent out on Tuesday to all freshmen parents.

Virtual Schoology Parent Program - Wednesday, August 18, 6:00-7:00

  • Parents can experience and learn about the new student learning management system for students. Schoology replaces Blackboard and Google Classroom. Link will be sent out on Wednesday

Freshmen Orientation - Auditorium & Sophomore & New Student (10-12) Orientation - Cafeteria - Thursday, August 19, 1:00-3:00

  • This is the students’ opportunity to learn about Madison from the administration, counselors and fellow students. Freshmen will get paired up with their mentors for the first time. Transportation provided from the following locations:
    • Wolftrap ES: 11:30 departure, 3:30 return
    • Vienna ES: 11:30 departure, 3:30 return
    • Marshall Road ES: 11:30 departure, 3:30 return
    • Cunningham Park ES: 11:30 departure, 3:30 return

Open House - Thursday August 19, 2:00-3:00

  • An opportunity for all students to walk the building, find their classes and meet their teachers.

Fall Kick Off - Thursday August 19, 3:00-6:00

  • Students and parents can learn about clubs, activities, Yearbook, spirit wear, PTSA registration, Academic Boosters, All-Night Grad and much more.

Laptop Pick Up: Laptop pick up is August 10-20. Sign up for a time slot: FCPSOn Pick Up Information. Students must be present to receive their laptop and bring a photo id (previous year’s school id, a driver’s license/learner’s permit, walker’s id, passport, etc.  If no ID is available, we will work with the student to confirm identity.)

  • Note: If your student is opting out of the FCPSOn device program, check our Technology Resources page for guidelines. Students and their families need to agree with the school on the protocol; it is not as easy as just bringing in their own laptop from home. (The administrator to speak with for your form would be the assistant principal assigned to your letter of the alphabet.)

Counselor Assignments: Several counselor assignments have changed this year due to departures. Please visit the following page for updated counselor assignments for the 2021-22 school year - Student Services Staff 

Return to School: Visit our Return to School page on our website for back to school information including required forms and upcoming events. 

Digital Resources Consent: All families are required to provide their consent for the use of digital tools used at Madison. Review the list and sign off here.

Senior Make Up Portrait Dates:

  • 8/23/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm
  • 8/24/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm
  • 9/24/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm
  • 10/22/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm

Senior students who still need to have their senior portraits taken need to schedule an appointment with LifeTouch. Students can use the “Search by City & State” feature on the studio's website https://prestigeportraits.com to schedule the appointment.

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Monday, August 16 

  • Co-ed golf  @ Hidden Creek - George Pavlis tournament - 8:00am 

Tuesday, August 17

  • Field Hockey Scrimmage @ Fairfax - 6:15/7:30

Wednesday, August 18

  • Volleyball scrimmage @ Lake Braddock - 5:45/5:45/7:15

Thursday, August 19 

  • Fall Kick off @ Madison - 3-6pm 

Friday, August 20 

  • Field Hockey scrimmage vs Yorktown - 5 / 6:15 / 7:30
  • Varsity Football scrimmage @ North Stafford - 6pm 
LOOKING AHEAD

August 23: First Day of School

August 25: Back to School Night 6:00-8:00, Senior Parent Night 5:00-6:00

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 8/9/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 8/9/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Laptop Pick Up: Laptop pick up is August 10-20. Sign up for a time slot: FCPSOn Pick Up Information. Students must be present to receive their laptop and bring a photo ID (previous year’s school ID, a driver’s license/learner’s permit, walker’s ID, passport, etc. If no ID is available, we will work with student to confirm identity.)

Counselor Assignments: Visit the following page for updated counselor assignments for the 2021-22 school year - Student Services Staff.

Return to School: Visit our Return to School page on our website for back to school information including required forms and upcoming events. Please note that all families will be required to provide their consent for the use of digital tools used at Madison. You can review the list of digital tools here. The consent form (found at the top of the list) will open on Wednesday, August 11.

Senior Parking: The lottery is now closed. Seniors (and their parents) selected to get a parking pass will receive an email by Wednesday, August 11.

Senior Make Up Portrait Dates:

  • 8/23/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm
  • 8/24/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm
  • 9/24/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm
  • 10/22/21 - 3 pm - 9 pm

Senior students who still need to have their senior portraits taken need to schedule an appointment with LifeTouch. Students will receive a postcard and an email from Lifetouch with a code that can be used to schedule an appointment. Alternatively, students can use the “Search by City & State” feature on their website https://prestigeportraits.com to schedule the appointment. No appointments can be made until Wednesday, August 11, 2021 when the site becomes active.

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, August 10: 

  • Fall 2021 Meet the Coach Night - Please wear a mask when inside the building 
    • 6:00-7:00 pm - Booster Memberships and Warhawk Spirit wear available
    • 7:00-7:45 pm - Activities Office Presentation
    • 7:45 -8:45 pm - Team Breakout sessions 
    • Enter the building via Entrance 11 (main gym) or Entrance 9 (rear of building by tennis courts) 

Wednesday, August 11: 

  • Co-ed Golf Match - Patriot Invite @ 1757 GC 

Thursday, August 12:

  • Co-ed Golf Match - Don Roth Warhawk Invitational @ Laurel Hill 
  • Volleyball Scrimmage vs. Mt. Vernon - 5/6/7:15 

Friday, August 13: 

  • Football Scrimmage vs Woodgrove - 6:00pm 
LOOKING AHEAD

August 16: Fall Sports Pictures - Coaches will send out specific information

August 17: Freshman Parent Orientation (Virtual)

August 18: Schoology Parent Session (Virtual)

August 19: Student schedules, orientations, Open House, Fall Kick Off

August 23: First Day of School

August 25: Senior College Planning Night & In-Person Back to School Night

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 6/14/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 6/14/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

Main Office Summer Hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • All FCPS Buildings and School Offices will be closed this Friday, June 18 in honor of Juneteenth.

FCPS Laptops: Please return student FCPS laptops and chargers to the main office as soon as possible. ALL students MUST return these items for inventory purposes and integrity inspection. Laptops and chargers will be re-issued to the student in the fall.

Student Materials: Please return student materials to the main office as soon as possible.

Summer Orientation: Madison’s Bridges Orientation program will be open this summer to rising freshmen and sophomores. This is a great opportunity for students to learn the ins and outs of Madison HS. Madison Bridges Orientation Program  

FCPS Summer Arts Program: Does your child love the arts?  Are you looking for a wonderful summer enrichment opportunity for them? Institute for the Arts and Elementary Institute for the Art's registration is open now for students currently in grades 2 through 11.  Don't delay, seats are first come first serve!  Registration closes June 25th. Tuition waivers are available for students who qualify.  Questions? Email: ifta@fcps.edu or efita@fcps.edu. Register here.

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Fall 2021 Sports Start August 2nd!!

Monday, June 14

  • Softball Region ¼ Finals vs South Lakes, 6:30pm 
  • Baseball Region ¼ Finals vs. Westfield, 6:30pm 
  • Girls Soccer Region ¼ Finals @ Mclean, 7pm

Tuesday, June 15

  • Boys Lacrosse Region ¼ Finals vs Mclean, 7:30pm  
  • Girls Lacrosse Region ¼ Finals vs W&L, 5:30pm  
  • Girls Soccer Region Semi Finals @ TBA, 7pm

Wednesday, June 16

  • Boys Lacrosse Region semifinals vs TBA
  • Girls Lacrosse Region semifinals vs TBA
  • Baseball Region semifinal vs TBA
  • Softball Region semifinals vs TBA

Thursday, June 17

  • Girls Soccer Region Finals @ TBA

Friday, June 18

  • Boys Lacrosse Region Finals vs TBA
  • Girls Lacrosse Region Finals vs TBA
  • Baseball Region Finals vs TBA
  • Softball Region Finals vs TBA

Saturday, June 19

  • Spring Track State Finals @ Todd Stadium
LOOKING AHEAD

August 2: Fall Athletics begin (Golf - July 29th) 

August 19: Freshmen Orientation - Flight School

August 19: Fall Kick Off - Schedules released

August 23: First Day of School Year 2021-22

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

4th Period Advisory Block

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 6/7/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 6/7/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

2020-2021 End of Year Calendar 

Tuesday, June 8

  • Virtual Synchronous Classes for all underclassmen 
  • 1st Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 3rd Period - 10:00-11:35
  • Virtual Underclassmen Awards Ceremony - 6:00-7:30 (Link will be sent to the families of the award winners on Tuesday morning.)

Wednesday, June 9 

  • 5th Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 7th Period - 10:00-11:35
  • (Breakfast will be available on Wednesday and Thursday, but there will be no lunches.)

Thursday, June 10

  • 2nd Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 4th Period - 10:00-11:35
  • Freshmen Summer Send Off during 4th Period
  • In-person Student Materials Return during 4th period
  • Virtual Students Student Materials Return - 4:00-7:00 pm

Friday, June 11

  • Last Day of School - 8:20-10:20
  • The Main Office will be closed 11:45-1:30.

Student Materials & Laptop Collection

  • As we approach the end of the year, we need to collect all textbooks, instructional materials and school laptops from all students.
  • In-person students should return all textbooks and instructional materials to their teachers during their in-person class periods.  We will also collect laptops from in-person students on Thursday, June 10th, during 4th period.  In-person students may also drop their items off at the main office from the hours of 8:30 - 3:30 on weekdays, if necessary due to scheduling conflicts.  Note the office will be closed this Friday, June 11 from 11:45 - 1:30. 
  • Virtual students may return their textbooks/instructional materials and laptops on Thursday, June 10th from 4-7 p.m., or you can stop by the main office from the hours of 8:30 - 3:30 on weekdays. 

Guidelines for the collection of laptops

  • All SENIORS and/or students leaving JMHS must complete the following steps before turning in their laptops.  ALL local files, bookmarks, and programs will be erased. 
  • All Students Returning to JMHS must complete the following steps before turning in their laptops. All local files and bookmarks must be backed up or they will be erased.
  • Laptops must be returned free of stickers, markings and other drawings, or the student will be charged a $50.00 cleaning fee.
  • Students should turn in their laptop and charging cord.  Students should keep their case, we will not collect cases from students.
  • If a student lost their laptop or their laptop cord, they should go to the JMHS Technology page to pay for the lost laptop or cord.  Payments will be made through MySchoolBucks.  Students should bring a paper receipt from MySchoolBucks with them when they come to laptop collection.

Student Materials Collection Guidelines:

  • Label each book/textbook/item with the following information on a sticky note:
    • Student Name
    • Student ID #
    • Teacher Name
    • Class Period

Collection Dates & Times

  • Thursday, June 10th - 4th period (in-person students only)
  • Thursday, June 10th - 4:00-7:00 p.m.  Please come up James Madison Drive to drop off laptops by Door 11 (Main Gym Entrance).  This is a drive through, students will not need to get out of their car (virtual and in-person students).

Summer Orientation: Madison’s Bridges Orientation program will be open this summer to rising sophomores. This is a great opportunity for students to learn the in’s and out’s of Madison HS. Madison Bridges Orientation Program  

ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Monday, June 7

  • Baseball District Finals vs Chantilly - 6:30
  • Softball District Finals vs Centreville - 6:30 
  • Boys Soccer District Finals vs Chantilly - 7:00 

Tuesday, June 8  

  • BLax  District Finals vs Chantilly - 7:00 
  • GLax  District Finals @ Oakton - 7:00
  • Spring Track Regionals @ South Lakes

 Wednesday, June 9

  • No events scheduled

Thursday, June 10  

  • Baseball Region 1st Round vs TBA
  • Softball Region 1st Round vs TBA 
  • Boys Soccer Region 1st Round vs TBA
  • Girls Soccer Region 1st Round vs TBA
  • Girls Tennis States Tourn - Dbls Semis  

Friday, June 11 

  • Boys Lacrosse Region 1st Round vs TBA 
  • Girls Lacrosse Region 1st Round vs TBA
  • Girls Tennis State Tourn - S - semis & D - finals  

Saturday, June 12

  • Baseball Region ¼ Finals vs TBA
  • Spring Track Regionals @ South Lakes
  • Girls Tennis State Tourn - Single  finals 
QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

4th Period Advisory Block

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

This Week at Madison - 6/1/21

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THIS WEEK AT MADISON WEEK OF 6/1/21 IMPORTANT INFO & EVENTS

2020-2021 End of Year Calendar 

Friday, June 4

  • Underclassmen half days begin
  • 6th Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 8th Period - 10:00-11:35

Tuesday, June 8

  • Synchronous Classes for all underclassmen 
  • 1st Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 3rd Period - 10:00-11:35
  • Virtual Underclassmen Awards Ceremony 6:00-7:30 pm (The link will be sent closer to the event.)

Wednesday, June 9 

  • 5th Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 7th Period - 10:00-11:35

Thursday, June 10

  • 2nd Period - 8:20-9:50
  • 4th Period - 10:00-11:35
  • Freshmen Summer Send Off during 4th Period
  • In-person Student Materials Return during 4th period
  • Virtual Students Student Materials Return - 4:00-7:00 pm

Friday, June 11

  • Last Day of School 8:20-10:20

Student Materials & Laptop Collection

  • As we approach the end of the year we need to collect all textbooks, instructional materials, and school laptops from all students.
  • In-person students should return all textbooks and instructional materials to their teachers during their in-person class periods.  We will also collect laptops from in-person students on Thursday, June 10th, during 4th period.  In-person students may also drop their items off at the main office from the hours of 8:30 - 3:30 on weekdays, if necessary due to scheduling conflicts.
  • Virtual students may return their textbooks/instructional materials and laptops on Thursday, June 10th from 4-7 p.m., or stop by the main office from the hours of 8:30 - 3:30 on weekdays. 

Guidelines for the collection of laptops

  • All SENIORS and/or students leaving JMHS must complete the following steps before turning in their laptops.  ALL local files, bookmarks, and programs will be erased. 
  • All Students Returning to JMHS must complete the following steps before turning in their laptops. All local files and bookmarks must be backed up or they will be erased.
  • Laptops must be returned free of stickers, markings and other drawings, or the student will be charged a $50.00 cleaning fee.
  • Students should turn in their laptop and charging cord.  Students should keep their case, we will not collect cases from students.
  • If a student lost their laptop or their laptop cord, they should go to the JMHS Technology page to pay for the lost laptop or cord.  Payments will be made through MySchoolBucks.  Students should bring a paper receipt from MySchoolBucks with them when they come to laptop collection.

Student Materials Collection Guidelines

  • Label each book/textbook/item with the following information on a sticky note:
    • Student Name
    • Student ID #
    • Teacher Name
    • Class Period

Collection Dates & Times

  • Thursday, June 10th - 4th period (in-person students only)
  • Thursday, June 10th - 4:00-7:00 p.m.  Please come up James Madison Drive to drop off laptops by Door 11 (Main Gym Entrance).  This is a drive through, students will not need to get out of their car (virtual and in-person students).

Summer Orientation

  • Madison’s Bridges Orientation program will be open this summer to rising sophomores. This is a great opportunity for students to learn the in’s and out’s of Madison HS. Madison Bridges Orientation Program
ATHLETICS & ACTIVITIES

Tuesday, June 1

  • Graduation @ Jiffy Lube Live, 2pm  

Wednesday, June 2

  • Physical Night @ Madison - begins @ 5:30 (appointment required) 
  • Girls Tennis Regionals vs. Oakton, 4:00pm
  • Glax vs Robinson (finish game), 6:00pm 
  • Blax vs Robinson (finish game), 7:15pm 

Thursday, June 3

  • Regional Finals G Team Tennis - tba 
  • JV/V Boys Soccer vs Marshall, 5:45/7:15 
  • JV/V Girls Soccer @ Marshall, 5:45/7:15 

Friday, June 4

  • Regional Finals G Tennis S/D @ South Lakes - Singles @ 10am, Doubles @ 12:00pm 

Saturday, June 5

  • Varsity Baseball District Semis vs tba 
  • Varsity Softball District Semis vs. tba  
  • Boys Lacrosse District Semis vs. tba 
  • Girls Lacrosse District Semis vs. tba
LOOKING AHEAD

June 2: Fairfax County REC-PAC Summer Hiring Fair

June 2: Physical Night at Madison 

June 7:  Virtual College Visits “to” JMHS, for STUDENTS in grades 10 -12. Schedule available here. Join links available for STUDENTS in their Student Services Google Classroom.

QUICK LINKS

JMHS Website

Submit Your Photos

Reporting an Absence

Parent Technology Help Desk

4th Period Advisory Block

2500 James Madison Drive, Vienna, VA 22181 | Main Office: 703.319.2300
Attendance: 703.319.2319 | Web | Twitter

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