B. Michael Caudill Middle School News

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope everyone enjoys the holiday break. There is no school Wednesday through Friday -- Nov. 25 through 27. Classes will resume Monday, Nov. 30. Enjoy this festive time!

Voting Begins Today for Made by Milk Contest

The Made by Milk contest encourages students to build strong bones with milk and flex their creative muscles by repurposing milk cartons. Students from Foley Middle School's Sculpture Club have spent the last eight weeks after school working toward entering this nationwide contest.

My School: Silver Creek Elementary

Exciting things are happening in music education at Silver Creek Elementary! After a hiatus of a few years, the Bobcat Choir is back in action! In addition, we have started a brand new Violin Club at Silver Creek! Both groups are open to all fourth and fifth grade students.

My School: Kit Carson Elementary

Fifth grade students at Kit Carson Elementary School recently honored local veterans at our annual Veterans Day program. To prepare, students practiced singing patriotic songs in music, prepared to deliver speeches in language arts class, decorated stars in art and social studies, and wrote cards of thanks to veterans. During the program, students delivered speeches about the history of Veterans Day and sang patriotic songs. One student, Isaiah, accompanied some of the songs on his drum, while KC Handchimes played an Armed Forces Medley and God Bless America.

Students Who Go To MCHS for Chorus or Math First Period

If you go to Madison Central 1st period for math or chorus, you will report to Caudill on Thursday.  Do not report to Madison Central.

Wear blue for Officer Ellis

The students at Madison Central High School are asking everyone to join them in wearing BLUE tomorrow in support of Officer Ellis, Assistant Principal Katie Ellis, and their family.

Madison County to Celebrate “EKU Maroon Day”

It is time to paint the town maroon!

In celebration of Eastern Kentucky University’s Homecoming 2015 and as a showing of community support for the University, Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes and Madison County Judge Executive Reagan Taylor are proclaiming Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 as “EKU Maroon Day.”

Check out our October Newsletter

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Fall Break Reminder

Madison County Schools Fall Break is October 8, 9, and 12. There will be no classes until Tuesday, Oct. 13. Enjoy your time off!

My School: Madison Central High School

The new school year is off to a great start at Madison Central!  Students and staff kicked off the new year with an opening day pep rally on the football field in order to welcome students back and create excitement for the new year.

MCS leading area districts on Unbridled Learning Assessment

Madison County Schools is pleased to announce that the district outperformed all seven surrounding county school districts as well as Berea Independent Schools in the 2015 Unbridled Learning Assessments. The district remains designated as a "Proficient" district. Proficient means the district ranks in the 70th percentile or above among all 173 Kentucky districts. MCS increased it ranking from the 87th percentile last year to 89th this year among Kentucky districts.

My School: Shannon Johnson Elementary

Shannon Johnson Elementary kicked off its Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) program with a Dads and Kids pizza night on Sept. 15. The kickoff included 136 dads or father figures attending.

No School Monday, Sept. 21

REMINDER: Students will not have school Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. The day is designated as a staff development day for the district. See you all Tuesday! Enjoy the long weekend.

Fundraising Items

Fundraising items are scheduled to be delivered on Monday, September 28th.  Your student will be bringing these items home that day.  If they sold many items and need help bringing them home, please make arrangements to help them!

BMCMS Parent/Community Member Meeting

On Monday, October 5, 2015, at 6:00, BMCMS will host a parent/community member meeting.  We want to share with you about all the things happening at the school (e.g., KPREP assessment data, CSIP goals, 2015-2016 initiatives, etc.) as well as solicit feedback from you.  Please make plans to join us.

Fall Pictures

Fall Pictures will be September 23rd.  Students may dress up (but not dress down) for pictures.  Jeans are not permitted.  Make sure clothing is not revealing in any way.  Please do not wear green colored clothing.  It will interfere with the green screen technology that allows different backgrounds to be selected.

No school Monday, Sept. 7

Reminder: There is no school Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. Enjoy the long weekend!


Good afternoon! It was a great first day of school for Madison County Schools today! All buses are rolling, but we are running about 45 minutes to an hour behind in some areas of the county. Please be patient as we get everyone home safely this afternoon. See you all tomorrow!

Start of School Update

School will begin as planned on Wednesday, Aug. 12, for ALL Madison County schools OTHER THAN DANIEL BOONE ELEMENTARY. Students attending Daniel Boone Elementary will begin their year on Monday, Aug. 17. This delay for Daniel Boone Elementary will not affect bus routes or the district’s school year calendar. Children living in the Daniel Boone district but attending middle school or Madison Kindergarten Academy will start school on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

BMCMS Football Glo Run

Come out and support the BMC Football Glo Run Saturday, August 15th at 8:30 PM.  Kids run (12 and under) is at 8:00.  All participants recieve a school approved Dri Fit Shirt.  5K starts and ends at the track.  Register online at active.com or pick up a form at the office.  Cost is $20 prior to race day and $25 race day.

MCHS Musical Theater Department holds auditions for "Annie!"

Madison Central High School's Musical Theater Department is holding open auditions for our Fall Production, "Annie!" Auditions for the roles of Annie and orphans will take place at the Madison Central chorus room located by the auditorium on Monday, August 10, beginning at 3 p.m.

Back to School Night

Come take a tour of the school and visit teachers at Caudill's Back to School Night!  On Monday, August 10th from 5-6:30, you are welcome to visit the school!  See you then!

8th Grade Summer Reading Assignment

Attached is the summer reading project for incoming 8th graders.  Enjoy the rest of your summer!

SBDM Meeting - July 24th, 2015

There will be a special called SBDM meeting on July 24, 2015 at 4:00 in the front office conference room.

6th Grade Spartan Camp - Cancelled

The 6th grade Spartan Camp originally scheduled for August 5th, has been cancelled.  In order to efficiently get all pertinent information to ALL 6th graders, we will be discussing this information with students the first day of school.

2015 - 16 School Supply Lists

Please see the attached links to view the supply lists for the 2015 - 16 school year.

MMS collecting items for Johnson County flood victims
Back to School information

The countdown until school starts is on and soon we will welcome students to another fabulous year of learning and growing! In preparation for that day, you will find Back to School Night information, enrollment information, and school supply lists by clicking HERE.

New Student Registration

If you are new to Caudill's school district, please come register during one of the following times.  You must bring 2 current forms of proof of address.  It must have a date on it, your name and the address.  At this time, we are not accepting out of district students.


Tuesday, July 28th from 9 - 11:30 am

Thursday, July 30th from 1-3 pm

Tuesday, August 4th from 1-3 pm

Caudill Summer Contact Information

If you have a question over the summer, please contact the following people for assistance:

Jennie Johnson for new student registration questions:  jennie.johnson@madison.kyschools.us

Che Haselwood for all other inquiries:  che.haselwood@madison.kyschools.us

Volunteer Training Schedule available

Parents are encouraged to serve in the schools as volunteers. Volunteering includes anything from helping in the front office, to helping with a school event, to supervising on a field trip. If you are a parent who anticipates volunteering at some point in the school year, you will need to complete Volunteer Confidentiality Training. You can find the schedule for trainings HERE. Or you may visit the "Parents" link on the left of the homepage.

Principal selections made for Caudill and Madison middle schools

Madison County Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of principals for B. Michael Caudill Middle School and Madison Middle Schools. Che Haselwood will be principal at BMCMS and Amie Gallion will be principal at MMS.

District has 14 schools eligible for CEP

Beginning on the first day of school, Madison County Schools will have 14 schools eligible for the Community Eligibility Program. ALL students at the CEP eligible schools will receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at no charge each day of the 2015-2016 school year. Children will be able to participate in these meal programs without having to pay a fee or submit a meal application.

MCS among 44 districts approved for non-traditional instructional days

In the upcoming school year when bad weather hits Kentucky, students in 44 school districts will continue learning even if they aren’t at school. Madison County Schools is among them.

Special Called SBDM Meeting called for June 11, 2015

There will be a special called SBDM meeting on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11 am in the Caudill Media Center.  The agenda is attached./userfiles/1190/Agenda%206-11-15.pdf

Principal Selection Survey

We are in the process of selecting a new principal.  The site based council would like all stakeholder input.  Please follow the link below to complete the brief survey.  The link will be active until midnight, June 10th.  If you do not have internet access, you may fill out a survey in the main office at Caudill.  Thank you and we value your input.


Girls Soccer Tryouts

Girls Soccer Tryouts will be Wednesday, June 3rd through Friday, June 5 at the Caudill Soccer Field.  Please see the attached form for more information.



Special Called SBDM Meeting

Special SBDM Meeting held at the Madison County Tech Center for training the 2015-16 SBDM team.  It will be Monday, June 1st from 12-3.  Agenda will be set by the trainer.

Graduations begin tonight

Congratulations to the Class of 2015 from Madison Central High School and Madison Southern High School! Madison Central's graduation will take place tonight at 7 p.m. Madison Southern's graduation will take place tomorrow at 2 p.m. Both ceremonies will be held at Alumni Coliseum on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.

MCHS has set up a live feed for their graduation. To watch the ceremony live, click HERE.

Three district positions filled

Madison County Schools is pleased to announce the names of individuals selected to fill three vacant district positions. Congratulations to Mark Woods, Director of Financial Services; Scott Anderson, Director of Food Services; and Steve Evans, District Assessment Coordinator.



Board worksession rescheduled

Reminder: The Madison County Board of Education is meeting at 6 p.m. tonight for a worksession. The meeting will be at the district office, 301 Highland Park Drive in Richmond. Please use the rear entrance of the building if you plan to attend the meeting.

Summer Opportunities for Students

Are you interested in summer activities for your child(ren) this summer? For a listing of local learning opportunities and activities for children throughout the summer, click HERE!

Girls Basketball Tryouts

Girls basketball try outs will be June 2nd  and 3rd from 3-5 in Caudill gym.  You must have a sports physical to try out. 

Student Showcase/Family Fun Night

Our Family Fun Night will be Tuesday, May 26th from 5-6:30.  Student work from the school year will be out for display, as well as food and fun games for kids.  The band will be performing at 6:30 in the gym.

Middle School Chorus Now Offered

Students attending BMCMS now have the opportunity to register for 6th, 7th and 8th grade chorus under the direction of Mrs. Lisa Jury at MCHS.  This class will take place in the MCHS chorus room from 8:05 - 9:00 am during each school day of the 2015 - 2016 school year.  More information can be found in the front office at BMCMS.  Questions can be directed to Mrs. Lisa Jury at 625-6109 ext 5497.

Monday, June 1, is half day for students

Monday, June 1, 2015, is the final day of classes for students in Madison County Schools. It will be a "half day." Dismissal for the last day of school will be 3 hours prior to regular dismissal time.

Board of Education hosts first meeting in new district office building

Room of the new district office building tomorrow evening. The meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m., was originally scheduled to take place in the lecture lab at Madison Central High School, but has been moved to the new district office at 301 Highland Park Drive. The new office building opened on Monday, April 27, after renovations were complete. If you are planning to attend the meeting, please park in the rear of the building and enter through the covered back door.

Volunteer Confidentiality Training

The 2015-16 Volunteer Confidentiality Training schedule has been posted.  Please click the following link to view it:  /userfiles/1190/Volunteer%20Confidentiality%20Trainings%202015-2016.pdf

Spring/Summer Football Conditioning
  1.  7th and 8th grade spring conditioning begins Thursday, May, 14th at 3:20p.m., at the Caudill football complex.
  2. Incoming 6th graders spring conditioning begins Friday, May, 15th at 3:20p.m., at the Caudill football complex.
Congratulations to Our 2015-16 SBDM Team

To view the team members, please click on the following link:  /userfiles/1190/2015%2016%20council%20members.pdf

Teacher Appreciation Week

We can't thank our staff enough for everything they do for kids every day! This week, we celebrate YOU!

Celebrate School Lunch Hero Day

Today is School Lunch Hero Day! Thank you to all of our employees who work so hard everyday to provide breakfast and lunch for our students and staff! You are certainly heroes to us!

BMC Parent SBDM Elections - 2nd Election

We will hold a second election to vote for our parent representatives for the 2015 - 16 SBDM council.  Please see the attached document for more details.  /userfiles/1190/BMCMS%20SBDM%20Elections%202015%2016%20tie%20breaker(1).pdf

8th Grade Recognition

8th Grade Recognition will be Wednesday, May 27th at 6 PM in the gym at Madison Central High School.  8th grade students should arrive no later than 5:30 PM to line up.

Boys Soccer Tryouts

Boys Soccer Tryouts for the 2015 - 2016 school year will be May 27-29 at Caudill's soccer field from 3:30 - 5:30.  You must have a sports physical to try out.

Cheerleading Tryouts

Cheerleading tryouts for the 2015 - 2016 school year will be May 19-21 in Caudill's gym.  You must have a sports physical to try out.

May 19: 3:30 - 5:30

May 20: 3:30 - 5:30

May 21: 5:30 - 7:30

Dance Team Tryouts

Dance Team tryouts for the 2015 - 2016 school year will be held May 12-14 from 3:15 - 5:00 in Caudill's gym.  You must have a sports physical on file to try out.

Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, April 16th

If you have not signed up for a parent teacher conference Thursday night, and still want to do so, please call 625-6172 to sign up.

Afternoon update

Please be aware that buses will likely run late because of the high water and flooding issues our county is experiencing. Kit Carson Elementary, Kingston Elementary, Glenn Marshall Elementary, Shannon Johnson Elementary, and Silver Creek Elementary districts are the most affected districts. If you live in these areas, please be patient as we use alternative routes to deliver children safely home. We will post any updates as they are available this afternoon. Thank you for your patience and your cooperation today.

Afternoon preschool canceled

Afternoon preschool has been cancelled for today (Tuesday, April 14). AM preschool students will stay at school until the afternoon release time. Parents are, of course, welcome to pick their AM preschool students up if they choose.

Two-Hour Delay due to power outage

Madison County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay today due to a power outage in Berea. There is no indication as to when the power will be back on. We encourage you to check back for any updates.

2019 Cohort Students

8th Grade Parents:  For Class of 2019 cohort students who were invited to join the Madison County Advanced Scholars Academy click here to see the information was presented.  Please look at it if you missed the informational meeting on Tuesday, March 10th or would like to review the material we discussed. The deadline for applications has been extended to Friday, March 27th.  Complete applications can be turned into your middle school guidance counselor or into Madison Central High School with attention to Nicki Tipton.

Anxiety Seminar

Madison County Middle School Guidance Counselors are collaborating with Our Lady of Peace to host a workshop on Monday,

March 16, 2015: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm at Madison County Extension Office located at 230 Duncannon Lane.

Rescheduled events

Please be sure to call ahead or contact a coach or sponsor before traveling to a scheduled event or activitiy as many were rescheduled due to the recent inclement weather.

  • The meeting for 8th grade students and parents invited to discuss the Madison County Advanced Scholars Academy at the Madison Central Auditorium tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 10 at 6 p.m. in the Madison Central auditorium. 

  • Kit Carson Elementary's trip to COSI has been postponed. A rescheduled date in May is likely. More information to come when details are worked out.


No school Friday, March 6

Madison County Schools will be closed Friday, March 6.

School will be in session March 20

Madison County Schools will use the previously scheduled March 20 professional development day as a make-up day. To date, the district has cancelled school seven days for inclement weather. Pending Board approval, students last day of classes for the 2014-2015 school year will be Thursday, May 28. Memorial Day (May 25) will remain a holiday.

Public forum to discuss the district facilities plan is scheduled

On behalf of the Madison Board of Education, the Madison County Local Planning Committee will convene its 8th meeting and 3rd public forum to continue development of the District Facilities Plan. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. local time Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Glenn Marshall Elementary School Media Center. This public forum will be for the purpose of discussing items concerning the District Facilities Plan. The public forum will be followed by a meeting to consider items discussed in the forum and the review of the plan by the Kentucky Department of Education.

MCHS Scheduling

MCHS will be here on Friday, February 27th to schedule 8th graders for Freshmen year 2015.  Please make sure you bring your completed schedule card signed by parents on Friday. 

One Hour Delay Thursday, Feb. 26

Madison County Schools will operate on a One Hour Delay Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Please remember there is no AM preschool when we have a delay. To review additional delay detials, please click HERE.

Next confidentiality training location changed

The next confidentiality training is scheduled for Monday, March 2, at 6 p.m. The location has been changed to Farristown Middle School.

One Hour Delay Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Madison County Schools will operate on a ONE HOUR DELAY Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Please be careful as you make your way to school this morning. Click HERE for details about a delay.

Breakfast/lunch menu update

The district's cafeteria managers met this afternoon to iron out the details of the breakfast and lunch menus after this extended winter break. When school resumes, please follow LAST WEEK's breakfast and lunch menus. The food service staff will be trying to stick as closely with those planned meals as possible.

Preparing for school tomorrow

We are excited to get back to work tomorrow! Big thank you to everyone who has worked so hard to get us back in the buildings tomorrow. 

School cancelled Monday, February 23

There will be no school for Madison County Schools Monday, February 23, 2015.

School cancelled for the rest of the week

School is out for the rest of the week for Madison County Schools. Because of the amount of snow and the extremely low temperatures predicted, there will be no school for the rest of the week. Please use caution as the extreme low temperatures move into our area. And be cautious if you are traveling as the road conditions are improving but still hazardous. 

Cancellations for the district
Please be sure to call ahead regarding any scheduled activity or event. Most have been cancelled or rescheduled. This is a partial list.
Wrestlers to represent MCS at State Competition

Madison County Schools will be well represented at the state wrestling competition this year. Congratulations and Best Wishes to Sam Kauer, Justus Williams, and Joey Scribano from Madison Southern High; and Jonathon Gadd, Ryan McManus, Chris Morrow, Will Keeney, Aaron Flenner, and Corban Couch from Madison Central High.

School cancelled Wednesday, Feb. 18

School is cancelled for Wednesday, February 18, for Madison County Schools. ?

School cancelled Tuesday, Feb. 17

There will be no school in Madison County Schools on Tuesday, February 17. Please stay safe and warm and have fun!

Vote for CMMS student's slogan

While you are enjoying this wonderful winter weather, take a few minutes to help one of our very own students win a state-wide contest!


Alison Lundergun Grimes’ office informed us that one of our students, Lauryn Robinson at Clark-Moores Middle School, has had her voting slogan chosen in the top 15 of the state. The winner will be chosen by public vote. The public online voting begins today and ends on the February 20 at midnight.

LPC meeting cancelled

The Local Planning Committee meeting scheduled for this evening has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

Schools closed for Presidents Day

Reminder: Madison County Schools will be closed Monday, February 16, in observance of Presidents Day. Have a great weekend!

February Board Meeting Notes

Tony Thomas, architect with Clotfelter-Samokar Architects, presented the preliminary renderings for the renovations at Foley Middle and Silver Creek Elementary schools at Thursday’s regular Board of Education meeting. The renderings are part of the first stages for planning and development for the renovation projects that will begin at Foley and Silver Creek in the fall.

Local Planning Committee Meeting and Plan Public Forum Advertisement

On behalf of the Madison Board of Education, the Madison County Local Planning Committee will convene its eighth meeting and third public forum to continue development of the District Facilities Plan. The meeting will be held on Monday, February 16, 2015, at the Glenn Marshal Elementary School Media Center at 6 p.m. local time. This public forum will be for the purpose of discussing items concerning the District Facilities Plan. The public forum will be followed by a meeting to consider items discussed in forum and the review of the plan by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Afternoon preschool canceled

Afternoon preschool has been canceled for today. Morning preschool students will not be bused home at mid-day. They will remain at school until the end of the day unless parents would like to pick them up.

No school Tuesday, Jan. 27

There will be no school Tuesday, Jan. 27. Please be careful if you are out on the roads.

Cancelled activities include:
  • Madison Middle's basketball game vs. Rockcastle County is cancelled.
  • Parent University at Madison Central is cancelled.


MCS hosts review of wellness report

Madison County Schools will host a time for the public to review the wellness report for the 2014-2015 school year. The review will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, January 22, at the district's central office on South Keeneland Drive. Anyone wishing to look through the district's annual wellness report and ask questions will have the opportunity to do so at that time. Food Service Director Emily Agee and School Nurse Coordinator Becky Carr will be on hand. The report will be posted on the district's website following the review.

2015-16 MCHS Freshmen Scheduling Dates

Attention Parents of Current 8th Graders:  Parents and students of the Class of 2019 are invited to an informational meeting to discuss transition and scheduling of high school courses for the 2015-16 year.  The meeting will be on Thursday, February 5th starting at 6:00 p.m. in the MCHS Auditorium.  Beginning at 5:30 representatives from various MCHS clubs and organizations will be in Health Building lobby to provide information on student involvement in school activities.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Assistant Principal, Laura Dedic and Counselor, Nicki Tipton will cover many topics from credit requirements for graduation, scheduling for freshman year, transition to high school, and connecting with MCHS.  There will be a time to ask questions as well.  We look forward to seeing parents and students of the future MCHS Class of 2019 on Thursday, February 5th starting at 6:00 p.m. in the MCHS auditorium. 

No school Monday to honor MLK Day

Reminder: There will be no school in Madison County Schools on Monday, January 19, 2015, in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Classes will resume Tuesday, January 20. Enjoy the long weekend!

Afternoon preschool canceled

Afternoon preschool has been canceled for today. Morning preschool students at Shannon Johnson Elementary and Silver Creek Elementary will not be bused home at mid-day. They will remain at school until the end of the day unless parents would like to pick them up. All other morning preschool students will be bused homed at regular time.

Report Cards

Reports card will be sent home with students on Thursday, January 15th.

No school Thursday, January 8, 2015

Due to the frigid temperatures and in the interest of student and staff safety, there will be no school in Madison County Schools on Thursday, January 8, 2015. 

Reminder for parents
Just a reminder ... Students return to school on Tuesday, January 6, 2015!
District office holiday hours

Madison County Schools district office will operate on the following holiday hours:

Closed Wednesday through Friday, December 24 to 26

Open Monday and Tuesday, December 29 and 30, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed Wednesday and Thursday, December 31 and January 1

Open Friday, January 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Madison County Schools!

Walk in Jimmy's Shoes has another successful year

Thank you to Jack Burford Chevrolet and Soft Shoe for teaming up with our community to provide shoes for our middle and high school students who are in need this winter. More than 130 pairs of shoes were donated along with money to purchase shoes. Walk in Jimmy's Shoes is a great program that certainly helps a lot of kids each year!

Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass grant recipients announced

Each year, Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass awards 10 $1,000 grants to Madison County Schools teachers who have innovative ideas in the areas of science, math, and/or technology. This year's grant recipients have been announced and their ideas range from understanding spatial reasoning and engineering rules to building bridges that will withstand earthquakes and even creating virtual lab experiences. Congratulations to these teachers!

Difficulty continues with district phone system

UPDATE:  The phones are back up and running!!! Thanks to MCS Ben Burnett and the technicians at Windstream for working so hard to find and fix the problem.

Many apologies for a second day. The phone system is still down. If you need to contact a staff member, please try using the e-mail system. We will update you when the phone system is operational again.

District phone system down

There is an issue this morning with the district's phone system. If you are trying to call a school, the bus garage, or central office, please be patient. We will post a follow up message with the problem is resolved. Many apologies for the inconvenience.

Math Intervention Teachers Honored with Trailblazer Award

Thirteen Kentucky teachers received the Northern Kentucky University Trailblazer Award for Mathematics Education during a presentation by President Mearns Dec. 4 at the Embassy Suites Lexington. Among them were 5 math interventionists from Madison County Schools.

Spartan Journal

Our first edition of the Spartan Journal is located along the left hand side of the page under "Spartan Journal".  Enjoy!

City of Richmond postpones parade

Based on predictions from the National Weather Service, City and Emergency Management Officials have decided that postponing the Richmond Christmas Parade will be in the best interest of public safety. Due to scheduling conflicts with various community events, the only date available to reschedule this event is December 12th. Barring further inclement weather, we will hold the parade on this date. The line up for the parade will be from 4:30-6:00pm. The parade will leave Alumni Coliseum at 6:45pm and will arrive at Main Street at approximately 7:00pm. We realize that this is an inconvenience for many of our participants and we are doing everything that we can to help make this event a success. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this matter.

BMC Winter Carnival


December 9th 4:30-7pm

International booths from 10 different countries

Book Fair

Band Concert

Free Crafts

CupCake Walk


Free Photo Booth

Concession Booth


BMC Parent SBDM Elections

BMC Parent SBDM Elections will be April 28th.  Please read the following attachment for more information:  /userfiles/1190/BMCMS%20SBDM%20Elections%202015%2016(1).pdf

A short biography on each nominee is attached here:  /userfiles/1190/2015-16%20SBDM%20Bios(1).pdf


Internet Safety Session - Postponed

The Internet Safety Session has been postponed and will be rescheduled for a later date.  Thank you!


Internet Safety

Parenting Session

September 17th


Honoring Officer Daniel Ellis Wednesday, Nov. 11

Funeral arrangements have been made for Officer Daniel Ellis. Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 2 to 8 pm. at Alumni Coliseum on the EKU Campus. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, also at Alumni Coliseum.


In an effort to honor our fallen hero, Madison County Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

MC JROTC, community partners working with middle schools

The Clark-Moores/B. Michael Caudill Youth Service Center is collaborating with LTC Rich Livingston, Command Sergeant Major Otis Hooper, and the Madison Central Army JROTC program to provide a middle school cadet corps leadership program for students at Clark-Moores and B. Michael Caudill middle schools. The program will focus on leadership, citizenship, team building and several other character education topics.

Veteran's Day Program

Our Veteran's Day program has been moved to Thursday, November 12th at 9 am.  All parents and family members are invited to attend.

District office closed Thursday and Friday

The district office located at 550 South Keeneland Drive will be closed Thursday and Friday, April 23 and 24. The staff will be relocating to the new district office. The new district office located at 301 Highland Park Drive will be open Monday, April 27. Thank you for your patience during the move.

MCS archers raise $4,500 for charity

Madison Southern High School hosted archers from throughout the county and together they raised $4,500 in the 5th annual Judy Rogers Shoot for the Cure Archery Tournament. More than 350 archers from Kirksville Elementary, Waco Elementary, Glenn Marshall Elementary, White Hall Elementary, Shannon Johnson Elementary, Clark-Moores Middle, Caudill Middle, Farristown Middle, Madison Central High, and Madison Southern High were able to raise the funds that will be donated to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and Hospice Care Plus. In the 5 years of the tournament, students have raised more than $30,000 for these two charities.

Parenting Class

Please see the attached documents regarding parenting classes offered by our Youth Services Team.




My School: Madison Middle

On Tuesday mornings in the Madison Middle library something unique is taking place. Listen closely. You may hear things like, ¿Cómo va la clase de matemáticas? (How is math class going?) or ¿Cuál es tu favorito después de la actividad escolar? (What is your favorite after school activity?). This is all part of a new partnership with the AP Spanish class at Madison Central High School. MMS students, whose native language is Spanish, are meeting each week with members of Paula Adkins’ AP class to improve their conversational English skills and receive mentoring and support from these high school students.

Director of Technology named

Madison County Schools is pleased to announce that Jacob Cecil has been named Director of Technology for the district. Cecil replaces Bob Moore, who accepted a position with Fayette County Schools in July. Cecil has been employed by Madison County Schools since September 2011. Cecil has served the district as assistant technology manager, technology manager, and operating system administrator. He has been serving as interim director of technology since July.

Board approves 2015-2016 school year calendar

The Madison County Board of Education approved the district's 2015-2016 school year calendar at its regular meeting April 16. The calendar can be viewed or printed by clicking HERE.

PTO T Shirts

PTO is selling short sleeved, long sleeved and sweatshirts.  Orders are due by November 12th and can be turned into the front office.  Please see the attached handout for more information.



Winter Coat Collection

The dance team is sponsoring a Winter Coat Drive from November 9 - 20.  A collection box will be set up in Youth Services.  The coats do not have to be new, just clean and in good condition.  As Spartans, we can help make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

My School: White Hall Elementary

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE are words one would hear many times a day at White Hall Elementary. Members of the Green Club are responsible for making those words important at White Hall Elementary. Green Club members are 4th and 5th graders.

MCHS 2015-16 SBDM Elections

8th Grade parents who will have students enrolled at Madison Central High School for the 2015-16 school year may run for the Site-Based Decision Making Council.  Parent Declaration to Run forms may be picked up in the Main Office of Madison Central beginning, Monday, April 13th.  Parents who intend to run for SBDM must return declaration forms by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28th. 


MCHS SBDM Parent Elections for 2015-16 school year will be held on Wednesday, April 29th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


Voting will be held in the Main Office entrance lobby of Madison Central.  All eligible parents need to bring ID to cast a ballot that day. 

Board approves calendar for 2014-2015 end of school

The Madison County Board of Education voted to approve the final calendar for the 2014-2015 school year. The last day of school for students will be Monday, June 1, 2015. Graduation dates were also set by the Board. Madison Central High School graduates will have their ceremony on Friday, May 29. Madison Southern High School graduates will have their ceremony on Saturday, May 30. Both ceremonies will be held at Eastern Kentucky University's Alumni Coliseum. The times for those ceremonies will be announced soon.

4th annual Tracks for Packs 5K

Registration is open for the 4th annual Tracks for Packs 5K. This year's event is Saturday, Sept. 12, at Richmond Center. Registration begins that morning at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. The Tracks for Packs 5K is an event that raises funds to help support the Madison Backpack Program. This is the 4th year for the event. For more information about Tracks for Packs or to register, please visit the Tracks for Packs website. You can also download a copy of the registration form by clicking HERE.


Support the Ellis Family

Many people in our community are asking for ways to support the Ellis Family during this difficult time. Fundraisers and other opportunities are popping up across the community. Events will be posted here along with other opportunities to offer your support for Officier Daniel Ellis, his wife Katie, and their family.


My School: Kirksville Elementary

Kirksville Elementary School celebrated “Unity Day” on Oct. 22 as the culminating activity to Bullying Prevention Month. Students and staff wore orange to show support for students who have been bullied and to lead the movement against bullying.

District partners with MealViewer to provide mobile menus

Madison County Schools Food Service is excited to announce a partnership with MealViewer to provide staff, students, and parents a menu they can view on their phone or any computer. As menus change, the menus will be updated, allowing parents to view the new menu within minutes.

Kindergarten Registration Information

Kindergarten registration is beginning in Madison County Schools! For the latest on enrolling your child in kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year, please click HERE.

My School: Clark-Moores Middle School

Clark-Moores Middle School is dedicated to improving student achievement and teaching the “whole” student. Our teachers have been attending trainings and learning new strategies through MaRti, Compass Learning Pathways, and Kagan Structures. We implemented a program called STAR (Strategies To Achieve Results) last spring and it was revised for the 2015-16 school year. The program provides intervention for RTI, Learning Labs to raise MAP scores and enrichment classes.  STAR meets 3 days a week for 40 minutes and all staff is involved in delivering instruction.