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Madrona Bear Facts      Welcome to Madrona Nongraded School, a K-8 school in the Edmonds School District. Located in the southwest corner of the District, the school has over 650 students, including students from the North Puget Sound Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program.
     Madrona Nongraded School is supported by the Madrona Integrated Team (MIT), the parent-teacher-student organization founded in 1991. MIT is a Washington State non-profit corporation, recognized by the Internal Revenue Service under code 501c3.

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Madrona Receives 2011 WA Achievement Award
For Overall Excellence

29 October 2014

New Grant Program Announced

After a thorough analysis of our finances, MIT is making surplus funds available to the community through a new grant program.  Beginning this fall, we are announcing grant opportunities ranging from $100 to $2500. For more information on criteria and guidelines, click here. Any MIT member may apply for a grant by filling out an application. […]

24 September 2014

Healthy Youth Survey: 2014 – 2015

Madrona K-8 will be conducting the healthy youth survey (H.Y.S) for 6th and 8th grade students during the week of October 13th-17th. Students should have brought home an informational flyer about the survey for you to know more about it. In case you did not receive the flyers, there are website links below where you […]

24 September 2014

Visitors Must Sign In

Every adult must sign in and out of the office each and every time they visit the school during school hours.  Whether to volunteer, work on a committee project, or just to drop off a forgotten lunch or backpack.  The only exception to this is if you are coming in for a quick drop off […]

16 September 2014

NEW!! Online Enrichment Registration!

Sign your student up for a fall enrichment program! Tired of driving your kids around from activity to activity? With 14 MADRONA COURSE OPTIONS in language, visual arts, science, technology and more you don’t have to leave campus to fill your student’s schedule!  Check out class options today!

02 September 2014

Welcome Back Coffee

First day of school is around the corner and we wish everyone had a good summer break. Every year on the first day of school, MIT provides coffee and treats for parents. MIT’s Welcome Back event will be in the cafeteria from 9 am to 11 am on Wednesday September 3rd. It is a time […]

18 August 2014

New Parents, Welcome to Madrona!

Dear Madrona Family, On behalf of the entire Madrona Community we would like to welcome your family to Madrona.  Madrona is a school built on community.  That community consists of not just the students, teachers, and staff but also the families that support each student.  We are so excited to have your family with us […]

12 June 2014

Edm Sch Dist: Upcoming report card changes

Dear Edmonds School District Elementary Families: We would like to share with you several changes we are making to our elementary report cards beginning this spring. The first involves a change in how elementary families receive report cards at the end of the year, aligning K-6 with the method and timeline used for middle and […]

11 June 2014

Info: Person coming on schools’ properties-UPDATE

UPDATE: June 12, 2014 Dear Madrona and Sherwood Families – Our thanks go out to the City of Edmonds Police. A permanent criminal no trespass warning has been issued to the individual we informed you about on Tuesday, June 10. Please let us know if you have questions. Community Relations —- Dear Madrona and Sherwood […]

27 May 2014

Incoming kindergarten play dates & Picnic play date

Incoming kindergarten play dates will be held on the big playground at Madrona (next to the track) on Wednesday 8/6, Thursday 8/14, and Friday 8/22 at 10am. Picnic play date (all families welcome..new and returning, all ages, bring a blanket and dinner!) will be Wednesday 8/27 at 6pm. For more information contact Tiara Andress at […]

08 May 2014

Joe Rice Scholarship Application Time

Do you know someone who attended Madrona and is graduating from High School this year? If so, they could be eligible for the Joe Rice Scholarship worth $1000 for their college education. For more information, read the letter below that details how to apply. Applications must be returned to Madrona on or before Tuesday, May […]

02 May 2014

Calling All Artists and Crafters

We are still looking for artists willing to donate items for the auction. The silent auction will be held during the Art Walk on May 22nd. Please download the procurement form and submit with donated items. These items can be dropped off at the main office, Attn: Art Walk. If you have further questions please […]

15 April 2014

Sounders tickets!! Sounders tickets!! Sounders tickets!!

Seattle Sounders FC and Madrona K-8 has teamed up to offer tickets to three matches this spring and summer: Saturday May 17- San Jose Sunday Jul 13- Portlandia Saturday Jul 19- Tottenham Hotspur Come sit in the Madrona K-8 Section at CenturyLink Field as the Sounders face off against MLS rivals San Jose and Portlandia […]

19 March 2014

Madrona Children’s Theater Presents The Wizard of Oz

Show Dates at Mountlake Terrace High School Ruby Cast Thursday, 3/20 7pm ASL intrepreted Saturday, 3/22 2pm ASL intrepreted Saturday, 3/22 7pm Emerald Cast Friday, 3/21 7pm Sunday, 3/23 12:30 pm Sunday, 3/23 5:00 pm Prices $10 for adults/teens age 14 and up $5 for children Stop by the ticket table in the mornings outside […]

27 January 2014

Madrona Family Dance – Fri, Jan 31

MIT and Madrona Middle School present “A Night at the USO” Family Dance on Friday January 31st from 6:30-8:30pm in the gym. Come listen to the Madrona and Edmonds Woodway High School Jazz Bands as they entertain us with songs from an earlier time. Come in your best 1940′s outfit and enter the costume contest. Pizza, Pie, […]

27 January 2014

Need 6 Volunteers For Levy/Bond Phone Bank

We’re in need of just 6 parent volunteers to work the phone banks on Saturday, February 1st from 2:35-4:00pm. The phone calls will be to those people that have voted yes in past elections on school levies & bonds. There’s a predetermined script to follow, and munchies to munch on. The importance of the upcoming […]

21 January 2014

Madrona K8: 12th Man Pride

21 January 2014

MIT Nominations due Jan 24

13 January 2014

MIT Elections & Treasurer Replacement

Now seeking nominations for the following positions. Why are we holding elections so early this year?  See the January Bear Facts Newsletter for the answer.  Please contact current Board members (click on their names below) with any questions.  Send all nominations to Sheree Gibson. Parent Chair (Cathy Baran) Vice Treasurer (Anna Gardner) Recorder (Sheree Gibson) […]

14 November 2013

Book Chat cancelled

Mrs. Fischer needs to cancel the book chat that was scheduled for Thurs, November 14th.

30 October 2013

Parent Tour: Nov 7th

All prospective parents, the next Madrona tour in next Thursday November 7th.  This is your chance to tour the school and see what Madrona is about. Tours must be done before entering your child in the lottery. The tour starts at 9:45am sharp. Please be aware this is close to the start of school and therefore the […]