Madison High School

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2735 NE 82ndPortland, OR 97220Ph (503) 916-5220Fx (503) 916-2702

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  • Mission: At Madison, all students will access an engaging and inclusive education defined by diversity and respect. All students will graduate from high school empowered with critical skills necessary for success in higher education, career, and community engagement.

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Madison News

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  • Friday 2/15 Assembly Schedule:

    Bell Schedule
    Period 5 - 8:15 – 9:32
    Period 6 – 9:38 – 10:55
    Lunch – 10:55 – 11:30
    Period 7 – 11:36 – 12:53 (Walk with your 7th period to AUDITORIUM)
    Assembly– 12:59 – 1:52
    Period 8 – 1:58 – 3:15
  • Lunar New Year

    Lunar New Year
  • PIL Athlete of the Week

    Congratulations to Madison Senior Lily Rupp, who was named a Portland Interscholastic League Athlete of the Week! Lily scored 15 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and had 2 steals against a tough loss to Roosevelt.Way to go Lily!
  • Special schedules 2/19 and 2/20:

    Feb 19th – Skinny Day (to balance our A/B calendar)






























    Feb 20th – ACT Day
    9th/10th grade students will be on field trips,
    11th grade students will all take the ACT,
    12th grade students will be in senior programming.
    The 20th is also an early release day; the day ends for students at 1:15pm.
  • Madison Modernization meeting:

    There will be a neighborhood meeting at Madison High School on Feb. 19 from 6-8pm to learn about the modernization project. Join us to see what our future school will have to offer!

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  • Immunization Exclusion day is February 20

    Don't miss school. Get up-to-date on shots.
    Senator families, have you received a letter saying your child does not have up-to-date immunization records on file at school?  It is very important that Madison has complete vaccine records. If we do not have records on file by February 20, your child will not be able to attend school until this is resolved. If you do not have a medical provider, you can visit any of the 10 Multnomah County Student Health Centers to get shots for no out-of-pocket cost. For more information or locations, see their website:
  • Story Slam 2019!

    Story Slam 2019
  • College and Career:

    Hello Senators and Parents, Here's a list of career day events for the month of February.

    Stop by the College & Career Center for applications for any of the following events. Also, remember space is limited and will fill quickly so sign up now!
    SAVE THE DATE:   Family College Night, February 26th from 5:30-7:30.
    5:30-6 -- meet with 2 and 4yr colleges both private and public from Oregon.
    6-7:30 -- pizza and a presentation covering 4 topics: Choosing the Right College, Financial Aid, How College Can Change Your Life, and College Scholarships. 

    We look forward to seeing you at this event!

    Feb. 7 - Instrument, 9:30am - 12:30pm, Location: 3529 N. Williams., Portland, OR

    Dream of a career using your creativity? 

    Visit the stunning offices of this Portland digital creative agency, with clients including brands such as Nike, Google, Stumptown and Levi's. Hear from every discipline involved in creating digital experiences and participate in a workshop about solving strategic and design challenges and pitching ideas to clients. Learn about the skills and education needed to pursue careers doing art direction, creating innovative content, and helping businesses tell their stories.

    Application deadline: Open until filled.

    Feb. 8 - Kaiser Permanente Simulation Lab, 9:00am-12:00pm, Location: 10180 SE Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas, OR

    Dream of a career in construction management?

    Get the behind-the-scenes look at learning to work with patients. Tour Kaiser's high-tech simulation lab used for training real medical professionals, and witness or participate in a real simulation. Meet professionals, hear about their career paths, plus the skills and education needed to be successful in health care careers. 

    Application deadline: Open until filled.

    Feb. 13. - Daimler Trucks, 9:00am - 12:30pm; Location: 4555 N. Channel Ave., Portland, OR

    Learn about the fast-paced careers at Daimler Trucks!

    Go behind-the-scenes at Daimler to look into business, engineering, and manufacturing at the world's largest maker of high-tech rigs and commercial vehicles. See how they are using innovation to change mobility, including advances in auto-pilot driving.

    Learn about the skills, education, and experience needed to be successful in a variety of engineering, manufacturing, finance and business careers. Visit the mock-up center with trucks and 3D printers. Participate in a build your own truck activity where students get a budget and materials to build a vehicle that can meet certain performance criteria. 

    Application deadline: Open until filled

    Feb. 13 - AWS Elemental, 1:00pm-4:00pm; Location: 1320 SW Broadway, Suite 400, Portland, OR 

    Dream of working at a cool Portland tech company? 

    Visit one of the city's leading software companies, co-founded by a former Oregon student and purchased by Amazon. Participate in an Hour of Code activity - accessible to all experience levels. Explore the diversity of jobs within this tech company and learn about the education and skills needed for a career in the tech world. 

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Feb. 27 - Legacy Health Nursing Sim Lab Career Day, 9:00am - 12:00pm; Location: 2801 N. Gantenbien Ave., Portland, OR 97227

    Spend the morning at Legacy Health!

    Join the experts and professionals at Legacy for a close look into the world of health care. Tour the high-tech nursing sim lab and participate in a hands-on simulation with mannequins to learn life-saving skills. 

    Lunch will be provided.

    Application Deadline: Open until filled


    Feel free to contact me for questions and for more information. Remember to check the  Madison College & Career Website's career page for Career Opportunites, all of these events count as CRLEs. 

    Thank you!

    Erica Spencer


  • Abby's Closet Scholarship

    For details on this scholarship, see this link:
    For information on Abby's Closet free prom dress giveaway, see their website at
  • AP Exam registration:

    AP TEST REGISTRATION - Students will not be registering in class for exams this year. Each student must do this in order to take the exams in May. Please see our links on the AP Test Registration page of our website for forms and instructions, or select the Quick Link on the left of this page. The registration deadline is 2/15/19.

    If you have any questions please see Mr. Skyles or email       

  • Forecasting for 2019-2020

    For current Madison Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors:  The 2019-2020 forecasting slideshow, course guide, forecasting sheets, and instruction video are available on our website. These can be found on the Forecasting Page under the Academics Tab at the top of this page. See your counselor with any questions.
  • Senior Photo Yearbook submission information!

    Hey Senators and Senator families!

    It's time! Yearbook is collecting Senior photos! So start planning your photoshoot and get your pics sent to us as soon as possible! Bellow is the information you will need to give your photographer and how to upload your fabulous mug!

    Senior Picture Upload Specs

    1.    Please:

    o    Only pictures that were planned for your senior picture;

    o    No Selfies (we will not use it if you submit it!!!);

    o    If at all possible, have a professional or a friend that understands portrait photography take your pictures;

    o    Wear clothes that contrast well with the background;

    o    Avoid direct sunlight;

    o    If at all possible, no full body, standing pictures.  Seated is better. Hips to head is preferred.

    2.    Image Type and Specs

    o    .jpg only

    o    Minimum of 5”x7” (larger is always better)

    o    Minimum of 300 dpi

    3.    When ready to upload, please use the following link


    4.    If there are multiple photos, the yearbook staff reserves the right to select the photograph that best fits our yearbook theme.

    5The photo deadline is 2/16/19


District News

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  • Board approves school calendar for 2019-20

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    The 2019-20 school year in Portland Public Schools will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 28, and end (barring weather makeup days) on Friday, June 5.

    That became official Tuesday night when the PPS Board of Education passed Resolution 5821, which approved Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero’s proposed 2019-20 school calendar. The calendar was presented to the Board at its Jan. 15 meeting, with public input invited in the period before Tuesday’s final Board vote.

  • PPS Pulse: February 12, 2019

    In this week's PPS Pulse: Deadline coming for students to be immunized; Jefferson students discuss Black History Month

  • PPS Families: Help us improve school culture and climate by taking Successful Schools Survey

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    If you are the parent or guardian of a Portland Public Schools student, ask yourself: How is the educational climate at the school? Portland Public Schools is looking for answers to this and other key questions from family members of PPS students as part of the Successful Schools Survey. Students in grades 5, 7 and 10 also are being surveyed, and school-based staff will participate starting Feb. 19.

  • Key date for immunizations is coming up

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    The recent outbreak of measles serves as a reminder about immunizations, with an important deadline coming up.

    Students in Portland Public Schools who have not gotten all of their required immunizations face a Wednesday, Feb. 20 deadline. That is the “exclusion date” set by the state for 2019, when any student who is not fully immunized may be barred from attending classes or district-provided child care.