Madison News

  • Track and Field Triumphs:

    More exciting results from day 2 of the PIL Varsity Track meet on Friday 5/17! Congratulations to sophomore Colin Quinn, who placed first with a PR (personal record) in the 400 meter and second in the 200 meter race. Additionally, senior Gus Harquail took second place in the 800 meters with a new PR! Senior Rosie Folger-Vent placed 2nd in the triple jump, after winning the high jump last Wednesday. Rosie’s main event, the pole vault, was outstanding! She placed first at a height of 12’7” –not only did this beat her previous PR by 5 inches, it is a new PIL AND OREGON STATE RECORD! It surpassed the previous state record by 4 inches! Way to go Rosie!


    Colin, Gus, and Rosie will join Lily Rupp at the state tournament, which begins on Friday at Mt. Hood Community College. We are so proud of all our Senators!


    Madison Groundbreaking Celebration: PPS is scheduled to break ground on the new Madison building on May 18, and we’ll be celebrating along with the news media, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, our superintendent, and lots of other local celebrities.  Come down on May 18 at 9am for a fun run and to show student pride in our community.

    Make sure you get your yearbook before we're all out.  There are about 35 copies left. You can buy yours at the bookkeeper's office in B-5, but you'd better hurry!

    ALL library books are DUE TODAY. We need to pack up for our move to the Marshall Campus! Bring back ANY library books you have checked out.

    Seniors, you can pay for lost books online through SchoolPay, QR code outside the library and on the Madison Library Website. Clear your accounts now.

    SENIORS! We want to see your awesome photos on the slide show at the Senior Award ceremony! Start tagging your favorite senior photos on instagram with #madseniors19 so we can get them on there!

    Seniors -  Did you miss the cap & gown delivery date?  Check out the main office, we still have orders to be picked up.

    Seniors, you are invited to a FREE post graduation party (Madgrad), on June 5th. Bring your signed permission slip to the Madgrad box in the main office by May 15th. There are extra copies next to the box. Buses will leave the front of Madison at 9:30pm on June 5th and take the seniors to a surprise location, then return them by 2:30am, June 6th. There will be swimming, poker, dancing, basketball, jumpy house and more.  Come celebrate with your class one last time!

    All students are invited to make change. The 2019 journey for the Madison High School Football Team will begin on May 28th, 2019. The day we return from Memorial Day, beginning at 3:45 on the football field.  Enjoy friends, fun and competition. Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much!

    Students: did you know that there is a fee to play on a sports team? And that we keep track of your fees until you graduate? Not sure if you paid? Check the lists posted by the athletics and bookkeepers office. There are lists for all grade levels. Don't wait to pay until you are a senior!

    Congratulations to the Madison softball team! They officially made the state playoffs!! They will play Monday at Tualatin at 5 pm. Keep up the great work, the school and community are so proud of what you have accomplished this year!!

    Students, are you looking for a summer job? Stop by the College & Career Center today during lunch to apply for a summer internship with SummerWorks!

    Any girls interested in playing soccer next fall, please join us in the art gallery (b-17) at lunchtime on Tuesday, May 21 for an informational meeting. Learn about registration forms, summer workouts and meet Coach Diller!

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  • MAD GRAD needs you!

     Hello Madison families,

    MadGrad party planning is going great, but WE NEED YOU!  We need chaperones to make the night awesome for all our graduates.  Please consider signing up for 2 shifts and staying for the whole party.  The party is June 5, 10:00 PM-2:00 AM, so not an all night event.  Questions?  Contact Megan Peters at  Thanks for your support.

    MadGrad Volunteer Signup

    MadGrad Committee

  • PPS Launches Master Plan for Arts Education

    Senator families--read up on the plans for K-12 arts education in this article featuring our Madison senior Stella Feuerborn and teacher Randy Maves!
  • Climate Justice Fair

    You are Invited!

    What: The 3rd Annual Madison High School Climate Justice Fair

    Who:   Presenters -  Chemistry Students will be presenting on Climate Warriors leading the bold change making needed in the face of Global Climate Destabilization - many will be addressing the work of frontline communities and intersectionalities between social and environmental justice.

    Audience -Madison  students and staff as well as members of the community at large. All are Welcome.

    Where:  Madison High School Library - Instructors - please RSVP your class with Nancy Sullivan - Out of building Guests please sign in at the main office.

    When:  Monday May 20th 1st, 2nd & 4th Periods (8:15-11-24 am, 1:44-3:15 pm)

                Tuesday May 21st 6th, 7th and 8th Periods (9:53-11:24 am, 12:06-3:15 pm)

    Why:  According to the latest scientific consensus as published in the October   2018 IPCC report we have until 2030 to cut our 2010 greenhouse emissions levels to 45% and 2050 to create a carbon neutral society in order to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change. We are creating the solutions as we go.  Listen to the youth as they represent leaders catching their attention - leading the way.

    Here is an article about the Climate Justice fair published in Rethinking Schools: 

    Treothe Bullock
    Science  Educator,  
    Madison High School