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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.
Posted Friday, Nov 22, 2013 
Amanda Corcoran and Christian Koshgarian, members of the Daniel Hand High School Senior Class, have been awarded the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents' (CAPSS) Superintendent / Student Recognition Award for leadership service to the school, academic prowess relative to ability, and service to others in the community.
Posted Friday, Nov 22, 2013 
In celebration of American Education Week (November 18 – 22, 2013), Thomas R. Scarice, Superintendent and the Madison Board of Education recognized members of the Madison Education Association and Madison Association of Educational Supportive Services on November 19, 2013.
Posted Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 
Thomas R. Scarice, Superintendent of Schools, invites you to bring your brown bag lunch and topics you wish to discuss. Brown Bag Lunch events are scheduled 12:00 – 1:30 PM at the Scranton Library on the following dates: October 25, 2013 is cancelled. Please join us on November 22.
Posted Monday, Jun 24, 2013 
The Board of Education, at a special meeting on June 24, 2013, appointed Brian Bodner as an Assistant Principal at the Daniel Hand High School. Mr. Bodner will replace Daniel Zittoun who will be assuming the position of High School Principal for the West Hartford Public Schools.
Posted Monday, Jun 17, 2013 
The Board of Education recognized the DHHS Art Award Recipients at the 6/4/2103 Board of Education Meeting. The Daniel Hand High School a cappella group, Encore, performed at the Board of Education's Annual Retiree Recognition.
Posted Monday, Jun 17, 2013 
The Board of Education, at its meeting on June 4, 2013, appointed Doreen O'Leary as the Principal of Island Avenue Elementary School, effective July 1, 2013. Ms. O'Leary will replace Principal Kathy Nutley who will retire from her position at the end of the 2012- 2013 school year.
Posted Monday, Jun 17, 2013 
On June 4, 2013 the Madison Board of Education celebrated and recognized 34 staff members retiring this year.
Posted Friday, May 31, 2013 
- Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Student Leadership Awards - Madison Police Department - National Teacher Day
Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013 
The Summer Reading Program for 2013 is now posted.
Posted Monday, May 6, 2013 
View the Twitterfeed and the PowerPoint Presentation by Allison Zmuda, author of Breaking Free.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 
The Board of Education, at its meeting on April 2, 2013, appointed Anthony (TJ) Salutari as the Principal for the Daniel Hand High School, effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Salutari will replace Barbara Britton who will retire from her position at the end of the 2012- 2013 school year.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 
Superintendent of Schools, Tom Scarice has scheduled a discussion of the book Breaking Free from Myths About Teaching and Learning  by Allison Zmuda.
Posted Thursday, Mar 21, 2013 
Joshua Stokes, Daniel Hand High School Senior, is the Grand Prize Winner of C-SPAN's 2013 StudentCam Competition.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 
The Board of Education, at its meeting on March 19, 2013, appointed Gail Dahling-Hench as the Assistant Superintendent for Madison Public Schools, effective July 1, 2013.
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