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Posted Wednesday, May 27, 2015 
The CABE Student Leadership Awards Program is designed to honor Connecticut High School and Middle School students who exhibit exemplary leadership skills.
Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015 
A final public workshop open to the entire community will be held Monday June 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Daniel Hand High School Dining and Assembly Hall.
Posted Friday, Apr 24, 2015 
Grace Cummings, a student-athlete at DHHS, was recently honored by the MPS Board of Education for her selection as the 2015 recipient of the "National High School Spirit of Sport Award". The award was created by the National Federation of State High School Associations to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015 
Creating Solutions for Our Kids- A Community Conversation and Work Session Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm Madison Senior Center Café
Posted Thursday, Apr 2, 2015 
The NSTA/Toshiba Exploravision Awards has selected a fourth grade team from Island Avenue School to represent Region 1 in the national competition.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 
A presentation on the draft proposal from the Charter Review Committee will be done at a Public Hearing on April 21, 2015 at 7:00pm. This Public Hearing will also include the presentation of the proposed Annual Budget.
Posted Friday, Mar 20, 2015 
Film Screening & Community Conversation: Race To Nowhere Free to the Public April 1, 2015 at 7 PM Polson Middle School Register in Advance
Posted Monday, Feb 23, 2015 
The presentation will provide important information on detecting and dealing with adolescent stress, and create a space for discussion between the administrators and counselors from Brown and Polson, Youth Services' counselors, and parents.
Posted Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 
Madison and Guilford Public Schools proudly sponsor this special joint engagement: K-12 MATH Parent Workshop from nationally-renowned and best-selling author Greg Tang Tuesday, March 24, 6:30 – 7:45 PM, Daniel Hand High School Dining and Assembly hall 286 Green Hill Road, Madison
Posted Monday, Jan 26, 2015 
This year, all districts are mandated to administer the SBAC to all students in grades 3-8, and grade 11 in the areas of reading, writing and math. The science CMT/CAPT test will continue to be administered in Grades 5, 8, and 10.
Posted Sunday, Jan 25, 2015 
Posted Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015 
2015 - 2016 Madison Public Schools Operating Budget Guidelines and Objectives
Posted Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 
Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents Student Leadership Award. Andrew Rossi was recognized by the Board of Education at a recent meeting. Andrew is the recipient of the Student Leadership Award presented by the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents.
Posted Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 
Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents Student Leadership Award. Gracie Gilbert was recognized by the Board of Education at a recent meeting. Gracie is the recipient of the Student Leadership Award presented by the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents.
Posted Friday, Sep 5, 2014 
The following op-ed was written by the Superintendent of Schools, Thomas Scarice, for publication in the September 11, 2014 edition of the Shoreline Times.
Posted Friday, Aug 29, 2014 
​In July, Madison Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Scarice participated in a radio interview on the University of Hartford show, "The Assault on Public Education". The interview covered topics such as current education reforms, the impact of the common core and high stakes testing, and the preservation of childhood.
Posted Friday, Aug 29, 2014 
The video of Convocation includes student performances, employee recognition,Paraprofessional of the Year and Teacher of the Year.
Posted Monday, May 12, 2014 
Gymnastics Team for winning the Southern Connecticut Conference Class M State Championship. Coach Kelly Smith was also recognized for being named Connecticut High School Coaches Association Coach of the Year.
Posted Monday, May 12, 2014 
The Board of Education recognized and congratulated the Daniel Hand High School Boys Ice Hockey Team for winning the Southern Connecticut Conference Division II State Championship.
Posted Friday, Apr 11, 2014 
Posted Monday, Mar 31, 2014 
Daniel Hand High School students participated in "A Day on the Hill" in Hartford which focused on how pending legislation can impact their school district.
Posted Monday, Mar 31, 2014 
March has been proclaimed School Board Member Appreciation Month in Connecticut. The month-long observance calls attention to the contributions of members of local boards of education.
Posted Friday, Mar 28, 2014 
Mr. Lon Seidman, Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Area 8 Director, presented the Board of Education with the 2013 CABE Award of Excellence for Educational Communications for its publication The Board Bridge.
Posted Friday, Mar 28, 2014 
Mr. Dan Grenier, Career and Technology Education Teacher was recognized by the Board of Education for receiving the 2014 Local Supervisor / Leader of the Year Award
Posted Friday, Feb 21, 2014 
On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 the Board of Selectmen and Board of Education presented their budget requests to the Board of Finance at a public hearing held at Polson Middle School. The Board of Education presentation can be viewed here.
Posted Monday, Feb 10, 2014 
Congratulations to the following students whose work was accepted and displayed at the Silpe Gallery at the Hartford Art School
Posted Friday, Feb 7, 2014 
As many of you are aware, this is the final year for the administration of the CMT and CAPT assessments for grades 3-8 and grade 10 in reading, writing, and math.
Posted Friday, Jan 10, 2014 
Stacey Daly, Elementary School Mathematics Specialist, was recognized by the Board of Education on January 7, 2014 for receiving the Mari Muri Award for lifetime achievement in mathematics education from the Associated Teachers of Mathematics in Connecticut (ATOMIC), the Connecticut affiliate of the National Councils of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
Posted Friday, Dec 13, 2013 
The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released the 2013 School and District Performance Reports, scorecards that inform parents and communities on the overall performance of schools and districts according to their performance on the state mandated Connecticut Mastery Test and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test which were administered in the spring.
Posted Monday, Dec 2, 2013 
As part of the self-study process for NEASC, the Daniel Hand High School community examined strengths and areas for improvement.
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