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A special school year begins

From The Publisher

I am thrilled about this school year.

My daughter, Caroline, starts first grade at Heritage Elementary this year.  Caroline is going to be a mighty Heritage Ram.

My wife and I had an opportunity to tour the school with Heritage Elementary principal, Dr. Georgina Nelson.  Dr. Nelson is truly passionate about her students, teachers and faculty.

It’s comforting to know your child is in good hands for her development as a student. I believe most of us feel the same way about the people who lead and support each Madison City School.

You can pick up our newspaper weekly and read about the accomplishments of the students and teachers in Madison.

The best part about our school system is the variety of activities available for students. These activities range from academic robotic teams to athletic wrestling teams.

We are blessed to have progressive schools, which challenge students daily.

Dr. Dee Fowler, Superintendent of Madison City Schools, does an outstanding job leading our school system, too. I was excited to learn of Dr. Fowler’s contract extension. It was the best decision for Madison City Schools’ future.

The Madison Record looks forward to following and reporting the student, teacher and faculty successes in the 2016 school year. We would like to encourage you to submit these special moments to news@madisoncountyrecord.com.

We wish every student and parent a fun and safe school year.

Harvest

American Legion awards Sparkman cadets League, Nguyen

Madison

Annual Spring into Summer Activities Fair to be held Saturday at U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Harvest

Library to host workshop for Medicare benefits

Madison

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints founds East Limestone Ward

Madison

Rain and cold through Thursday before turning sunny Friday and Saturday

Madison

Need help with a car seat? Madison Fire and Rescue can help

Madison

The voice of the Rocket City Trash Pandas, Josh Caray, to speak at MCC luncheon

Madison

Stand-up comedian Andy Hendrickson to headline Madison Hospital fundraiser

Bob Jones High School

State Scholastic Chess Championship to convene in Madison

Discovery Middle School

ReadyFest 2020 to prepare residents for unexpected

Madison

Rain is on the way then cooler temps, but the weekend looks nice so far

Business

Madison Chamber asking for letters thanking police, firefighters and first responders

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Theatre to present their award-winning play “The Dentist” this Friday

James Clemens High School

JCTheatre Summer Spotlight Camp set for May 26-29

James Clemens High School

Students explore U.S. Constitution in American Legion’s oratorical contest

Bob Jones High School

Ian Clough Explore the World Foundation perpetuates his philosophy

Bob Jones High School

“A Place I Wanted To Be”: Kelvis White Named Head Football Coach At Bob Jones

Business

March 14-15 Set For Trash Pandas Open Ticket Sales At Toyota Field

Lifestyles

A Valentine Story: Love can endure and never fails

Madison

Madison City Council approves purchasing Three Springs facility for community center

Madison

Armed robbery committed at Arlington Park Apartments, suspect sought

Madison

Congressman Bradley Byrne to speak to Republican Women of Madison

Madison

WEEKEND WEATHER: Dry conditions expected over next few days

Madison

ATF offers reward in gun store burglary

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