Check out what is happening in Madison City Schools with the host and Superintendent of Madison City Schools, Dr. Ed Nichols.
Sittin' with the Madison Elementary Service Dog and Handlers
Did you know we employee dogs here in Madison City Schools? In this episode of Sittin' with the Supe Dr. Nichols welcomes one of our cutest and friendliest members of staff to the podcast table. Barnie, the school service dog for Madison Elementary, is joined by his primary handler and MES counselor Stefanie Cook, secondary counselor and gifted specialist Beth Woodard, and our MCS mental health services coordinator, Stephanie Allen. Lots of laughs were had as the group discussed Barnie's journey into the school system and the tremendous support he provides the students of Madison Elementary. This one is tons of fun, and you will definitely want to give it a listen!
Sittin' with the District Creators
Sally Warden, Marc Jacobson, and Greg Curtis sit down with Dr. Ed Nichols to talk about their role in the formation of the the Madison City School District as we celebrate our 25th anniversary. These podcast guests, along with many others, were crucial in our transition from the county to what we now know as Madison City Schools, one of the state’s most successful districts.
Sittin' with the Esports Coaches
Join Dr. Nichols as he catches up with our Bob Jones and James Clemens esports coaches, Ms. Pam Paquette and Ms. Aubree White. Learn a little more about the inner workings of this modern sport, the opportunities it offers our students, and what our current teams are up to.
Sittin' with our Theatre Directors
Madison City has multiple fantastic theatre groups in our elementary, middle, and high schools. In this episode, Dr. Nichols sits down with two of our theatre directors, Amy Patel from James Clemens and Dana Herwig from Columbia Elementary. Follow the conversation from center stage to behind the curtains as we discuss the hard work and success of our students and get the scoop on all the MCS drama!
Sittin' with the College and Career Readiness Team
In this episode, Dr. Nichols chats with Kaleb Owens, Lana Meskunas, and Stephanie Bostick, our college and career readiness coach and counselors. Listen and learn about all the services and opportunities our district offers students as they determine their pathway after graduation. The team also shares some helpful tips for families.
Sittin' with the Green Power Racing Team Sponsors
Join Dr. Nichols as he discusses the ins and outs of Green Power with Jackie Smith, our team sponsor at Mill Creek Elementary and Jessye Gaines, our team sponsor at Bob Jones High School. They share some very interesting information on the origins of Green Power as well as some insight on this opportunity for our students to pursue STEM interests as well as develop their social skills through participation on this team.
Insight into Madison City Schools
I love podcasts and am especially interested in what our schools are up to. Thanks for offering this inside look into what is going on. I have a 1st grader and 4th grader at Horizon, and a 7th grader at Discovery.