High School News
Madill High School welcomes a new principal to the faculty this year. Keith Milligan has been hired to fill the position as of Tuesday (June 23) night.
MHS Principal Gower Accepts Konawa Superintendent's Position; Madill School Board Approves Wilkerson, Eidson as New Coaches Monday Night
Konawa Public Schools . Also, the Madill School Board approved the hiring of Jason Wilkerson as its next boys basketball head coach and Cale Eidson as cross country head coach tonight (June 8) at a regular meeting. Shawn Runyan moves into the role of head basketball coach for the girls. Randy Rushing returns as the fast-pitch softball coach and JW Parsons becomes the golf coach.
Eidson has taught and coached for a year before arriving at Madill. Wilkerson served as the Durant boys basketball head coach for the previous four years before coming to MHS. He played basketball at ECU in Ada and was inducted into its hall of fame in 2013.
Spence Weaver made it official this afternoon (June 2) in the Madill High School media center (library). Weaver declared his intention by placing his signature on a letter to play football at Bacone in Muskogee next year. Weaver played basketball and ran track for the Wildcats, as well. He was joined in the signing ceremony by his family, coaches, administrators and friends Tuesday. Members of the media covered the event including The Madill Record, KTEN-TV, KXII-TV and the Ardmoreite.
See article on Weaver Signing in Ardmoreite
Watch video of Weaver Signing Ceremony
Video by Braelan Thompson
Commencement Exercises Close out Another School Year at Madill Friday Night; Watch Graduation on Demand Here
Kassidy Cunningham sang a solo, principal Andy Gower presented the class as candidates for graduation, Tony Hawkins accepted the recommendation and seniors walked across the stage to have the tassel turned by Madill superintendent Jon Tuck. Tonight's ceremony marked the completion of the 2014-15 academic year.
Watch Madill High School Graduation on Demand Right Now in Replay
graduates throw caps at conclusion of ceremony Friday
Torrential rains have forced school officials to move the Madill High School graduation ceremony planned for 7:30 p.m. Friday (May 22) in to the Wildcat Fieldhouse (basketball gym).
Madill Seniors Awarded Scholarships for Myriad of Accomplishments to Further Education Tuesday Night; Watch Entire Program Here, Plus Slide Show of Pictures
Watch Entire Senior Scholarship Night Program from May 19
Watch Scholarship Night in Pictures
Baccalaureate Service Marking Last Week of School for Seniors Sunday; Watch Video of Seniors Walking Processional; Graduation Planned May 22
Watch Seniors Walk in to Baccalaureate during Processional May 17 at the Wildcat Fieldhouse
Watch entire baccalaureate service from May 17
The semester tests will be given starting with the even numbered classes (2, 4, 6 & 8) on Wednesday. The odd numbered classes (1, 3, 5 & 7) will be administered on Thursday. Thursday (May 21) is the last official day of school. Graduation is planned for Friday (May 22) at 7:30 p.m. on Alumni Field.
Madill High School has had a long history of success since it began in 1909. In February, Madill attorney Dan Little spoke to the National Honor Society students about that subject.
Athletically, Madill has seen success through the years. The Wildcats have claimed 16 total team state championships among all sports.It is 17 adding the 1916 state title in football. Those championships include the 1960 boys basketball team. In girls cross country, the Lady 'Cats have claimed a gold plaque in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. Boys cross country gold banners have been hung in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Girls track team state crowns have come in 1983, 1986 and 1988. Wildcat wrestlers claimed a team championship in 1992 and 1993. The Madill boys track squad took home a championship in 1964.
The sports facilities have been renovated since 1998. That includes creation of Tom Reynolds Softball Field. The Alumni Field was renovated. The baseball field received a makeover in 2005 before hosting the Lake Country Conference tournament. The new weight room and fitness facility became reality in 2006. Alumni Field received a new scoreboard in 2007. A new track surface was installed in 2009. The Wildcat Fieldhouse has seen improvement with new scoreboards in 2010 and air conditioning in 2014. The wrestling room and weight facility was updated in 2012. A new softball scoreboard was installed in 2012.
The indoor practice facility was introduced in 2014 at what was formerly the armory. And plans are underway to update the lights on the baseball field in the summer of 2015.
Semester Test Bell Schedule for May 20-21
8:05 a- 9:30 a
9:45 a- 11:15 a
12:05 p- 1:30 p
1:45 p -3:10 p
*15-minute breaks between tests
Watch Video of National Honor Society Program from February in which Dan Little Highlights the success stories of MHS grads through the years
Success at MHS through the years with improvements in sports facilities video
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