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High School Revising Tardy Policy

posted by Brandon Jacks   [ updated ]

Madill High School is revising its tardy policy. Beginning on Monday (Nov. 3), students accumulating three total unexcused tardies will be disciplined with in-school detention. The complete policy can be viewed by clicking on the file attached.

Red Ribbon Week Wrapping up on Halloween at High School

posted by Brandon Jacks

Costumes of all kinds dot the high school hallway this Halloween.
Today also wraps up Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week places an emphasis on students remaining drug free.

Photo by Kaley Schiemann 
& Jacob Sikes

Rodgers Claims Teaching Award from Radio Station Thursday

posted Oct 30, 2014, 11:57 AM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated Oct 30, 2014, 2:54 PM ]

Student Reporters 
Jorge Valeriano, Matthew Wadsworth, Shane Davis & Paxton Arterberry

Mr. Jo Rodgers claimed another honor in October when Lisa Northcutt presented the Madill High School instructor with a plaque for being selected as teacher of the month for October in Marshall and Johnston Counties for the Buzz-99.7 FM-radio. Northcutt is a media consultant for the station ranging from Tishomingo to Durant.
"I'm here to award Mr. Rodgers with our Johnston and Marshall County teacher of the month," Northcutt said. "So, congratulations Mr. Rodgers."
"It's an honor," Rodgers said. "I appreciate it."
Principal Andy Gower introduced Northcutt in front of Rodgers' class this afternoon.
Rodgers was already featured in the school's spotlight program this month. The Madill alum received a Wildcat watch from superintendent Jon Tuck.

Lisa Northcutt & Mr. Rodgers

Wildcats Stepping Out of District Play Friday to Battle Bridge Creek

posted Oct 30, 2014, 7:06 AM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated ]

The Madill Wildcats' football team steps outside the district Friday night to battle Bridge Creek on the road. The Bobcats have yet to record a victory in the win column in this year's campaign. Bridge Creek's opponents average scoring 48.5 points per contest. Bridge Creek scores 18.8 points a game.

Carlos Torres
kicked 2 FGs
vs. Sulphur

Three Madill Runners to Vie for Individual State Cross Country Title Saturday Afternoon at Edmond Santa Fe

posted Oct 30, 2014, 5:35 AM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated ]

Three Wildcats cross country runners make the trek to Edmond Santa Fe High School Saturday to compete for an individual state title. Miranda Nolen, San Juanita Flores and Jose De La Cruz represent MHS. The Class 4A girls race starts at 2 p.m. with the boys competition to follow at 2:45 p.m.
De La Cruz earned third place in the 2013 state meet. Nolen ran to eighth place overall in 2013.

Listen to Jose De La Cruz discuss preparing for the state meet in the audio file

Girls Basketball Club Hosted Durant in Tuesday's Tune-Up Scrimmage

posted Oct 28, 2014, 4:03 PM by Brandon Jacks

The girls basketball team had its second scrimmage in four days against the Durant Lady Lions this afternoon inside the Wildcat Fieldhouse. The regular basketball season tips off this year Dec. 4-6 at the annual Madill Winter Classic.
Coach Aaron George will guide the girls and the boys as head coach. Coach Hugh Don Sweat retired this summer after 22 years as skipper of the Lady Wildcats.

Throwback Tuesday Highlighted During Red Ribbon Week at MHS

posted Oct 28, 2014, 5:48 AM by Brandon Jacks

Madill High School is in the midst of Red Ribbon Week. Tuesday (today) is throwback day. Students and staff may choose to wear apparel from the past. Red Ribbon Week places an emphasis on remaining drug-free for life.

Madill High School building 1909

Academic Squad Falls to Wilson Monday Afternoon

posted Oct 27, 2014, 5:44 PM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated Oct 27, 2014, 6:20 PM ]

The Madill High School academic team bravely battled Wilson this afternoon in the media center. However, Wilson prevailed in the match ,180-150.

Red Ribbon Week Kicks off with Superhero Monday

posted Oct 27, 2014, 10:49 AM by Brandon Jacks

Red Ribbon Week kicks off today with Superhero Day or 'Marvel Monday'. The week places an emphasis on students making the decision to remain drug-free not only now but the future.
"Drugs are bad," MHS senior Sage Salyer said.
Tuesday is Throwback Day, Wednesday is Pajama Day, Thursday is Hat Day and Friday will conclude the week with School Spirit Day. 

Photo by Quinn Pruitt

Visually Stunning, Creative Jack-o-Lanterns Produced in Blackburn's Art Classes

posted Oct 27, 2014, 8:56 AM by Brandon Jacks

Halloween is Friday and Ms. Blackburn's art classes have produced some visually stunning and creative jack-o-lanterns for the season.

Photos by Matthew Wadsworth
& Jessica Dugan

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