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Madison Metropolitan School District

Current Weekly Announcements

Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week begins today, and we're excited for all of the fun activities we have planned for our students and staff! Here is some information for parents and families regarding events this week:

  • The Homecoming Dance will take place on Saturday, October 1st from 8pm-11pm in the main gym.
  • Tickets are $10 each and will be sold Monday-Thursday during lunch in the cafeteria. NO tickets will be sold on Friday.
  • The No Admit List is now in effect for the Homecoming game and dance. Please click here for complete schedule of this week's athletic competitions.
  • Guests from outside Memorial will not be allowed at the dance.
  • The Pep Rally will take place on Friday, September 30th in Mansfield Stadium at 2:11pm. We will be following a modified schedule for Friday to allow for the Pep Rally. Attendance is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged. Metro buses will be arriving at the normal time of 3:37pm.

No Admit List

The No Admit List is now in effect for sports events and school dances.  Impacted students and parents/ guardians will receive an email each Monday if they had 5+ tardies and/or 2+ unexcused absences during the preceding week. Students on the No Admit list cannot attend any sport events during the week they are on the No Admit List and must have 4 or less tardies and 1 or less unexcused absences across a school week to not appear on the following week’s No Admit List. Please note that the No Admit list will be in effect for our Homecoming football game on September 30 and homecoming dance on October 1.  Information regarding the No Admit List process can be found on this information sheet.  If a student believes there are extenuating circumstances that impact their attendance for a given week, they should reach out to their Neighborhood Assistant Principal to discuss these concerns prior to purchasing tickets and/or attending a school event to determine if an exception to the No Admit List can be made.

Week 4 Progress Grades

By the end of the day on Wednesday, September 28, teachers will have posted their Week 4 progress grade to Infinite Campus.   In keeping with changes the district has implemented for high school grading during the 2020-2021 school year, the purpose of the Week 4 progress grade is to give you a snapshot of where your child is currently performing in each of their courses. If your student is currently listed as having a Week 4 progress grade of I/ Incomplete, this means that they are not currently passing a class and should work with their teacher to complete missing assignments and/or redo summative assessments that they have not yet passed.  If you need assistance navigating the Infinite Campus Parent Portal, be sure to watch this video: English/ Spanish.   

Safety and Security

We want our schools to be safe and welcoming learning environments.  Building security, incident response and threat assessments are vital components as well.  We will be reviewing our Standard Response Protocol in classrooms starting the week of September 26th with our students.  Please review the letters below for more information:

AP Test Registration

Registration for the May 2023 Advanced Placement (AP) exams is open September 12th through October 23rd. All students who plan to take an AP exam must complete the registration process. Detailed registration instructions and other important AP exam information is located on our AP Testing in Madison website.  After reading the instructions and information on this website, if you have questions please email Emily Cochran epcochran@madison.k12.wi.us  

Health & Safety Planning

Please refer to the MMSD COVID Health and Safety Guidance for updated information.