Announcements

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Kindergarten and Preschool Registration

posted Mar 23, 2017, 10:00 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Mar 23, 2017, 10:02 AM ]

Please see the attached flyers for information.


March is YOUTH ART MONTH!

posted Mar 1, 2017, 5:11 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Mar 28, 2017, 12:07 PM ]

 
As a part of the celebration, we will be recognizing 3 student artists each week from each grade.

The final week we celebrate:

Vaughn Leach from Ms. Dyer's 2nd Grade Class

James Harris from Ms. Jenkins' 1st Grade Class

and Bella Bonham from Ms. Lamb's Kindergarten Class



Vaughn Leach                 "Creative Self- Portrait"

James Harris                                            "Alphabet Soup"


Bella Bonham                                            "Mouse Paint"


The  4th week:

Abby Sisk from Ms. Waldron's 2nd Grade Class

Madelynn Carey from Ms. Sekely's 1st Grade Class

and Casey Lonergan in Ms. Fears' Kindergarten Class



Abby Sisk                "Birds" Tessellation

Madelynn Carey                 "We Are All Different"  Collage


Casey Lonergan                                "Dot Dot Seurat" Bird



The 3rd week we honored:

Alyssa Smith in Ms. Dyer's 2nd Grade Class

Gracie Piszker from Ms. Jenkins' 1st Grade Class

and Veronica Perez in Ms. Dickey's Kindergarten Class




Alyssa Smith                                    Snowflake Design

Gracie Piszker                                        "Tropical Fish"

Veronica Perez                            "Monet" Boats On Water


Week #2:
Anna Thompson from Ms. Mickelberry's class

Thea Lewis from Ms. Goering's class

and Karla Streightiff from Ms. Lamb's class!



Anna Thompson                       "Georgia O' Keeffe" Flower


Thea Lewis                    "Robot Printing"


Karla Streightiff                                  "Monet" Landscape



Week 1:

Henry Dame from Ms. Fears' class!

Susanna Brockman from Ms. Caldwell's class!

and Raegan Brown from Ms. Utz's class!



Henry Dame                                    "Torn Paper Animal"

Susanna Brockman                    "Snowman Family Portrait"

Raegan Brown            "Picasso Rooster"

DR. SEUSS SPIRIT WEEK!

posted Feb 21, 2017, 11:40 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Feb 21, 2017, 11:50 AM ]


February 27th - March 3rd

 
Each year, schools across the country celebrate “Read Across America” week during the first week of March.  This date was chosen because beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss was born on March 2nd.

This year we are going to celebrate reading by doing something extra fun!  Each day will have a theme that corresponds with a Dr. Seuss book title.  Students may dress according to each day’s theme.  Be creative and have fun!

Day

Dr. Seuss Book

What to Wear

Monday, February 27th

The Cat in the Hat

A sombrero, baseball cap, or even a beret…it’s “WEAR ANY KIND OF HAT” Day!

Tuesday, February 28th

I Am Not Going to Get Up Today!

For a sleepover, slumber party, or going to bed…it’s “WEAR YOUR PAJAMAS TO SCHOOL” Day instead!

Wednesday, March 1st

Wacky Wednesday

 

 

Stripes and polka dots, with messy hair is okay…it’s “DRESS MISMATCHED WITH A WACKY HAIRDO” Day!

Thursday, March 2nd

 

Dr. Seuss’s birthday!!!

The Sneetches

Star-bellies or plain-bellies, it doesn’t matter we say…it’s “DRESS AS YOUR FAVORITE SEUSS CHARACTER” Day! (Or bring in your favorite Seuss book to share.)

Friday, March 3rd

The Lorax

Little and orange, he stood up for the trees…it’s “WEAR A MUSTACHE” Day if you please!

 

Join us in celebrating Dr. Seuss’s work and Read Across America week

We Need Newspapers!

posted Feb 21, 2017, 11:32 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Feb 21, 2017, 11:53 AM ]

Please bring in your old newspapers for a special "STEAM" night in March. 

The Princess Ball in Candy Land!

posted Jan 17, 2017, 11:53 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Jan 17, 2017, 12:20 PM ]

The PTO of MPS invites you to the Princess Ball in Candy Land.

Friday, Feb. 17 from 6:30- 8:30pm in the MPS Cafeteria

Cost: $12.00/family
All tickets will be sold at the door.

Let those little girls get dressed up for a fun evening with Dad (or Grandfather or another special man in their life) The theme this year is Candy Land!

There will be music by Power-Up Entertainment, portraits taken by M. Cave Photography, light refreshments, and a whole lot of fun! Sisters up to grade 5 are welcome to join.

Sorry Moms, but this one is for the Dads!

In case of winter weather, please visit our website https://www.facebook.com/madisonprimarypto/
for information and updates.

Email: ptoofmps@gmail.com or call 540-222-8006 with questions

There will be a RSVP send home to return giving the number of attendees.

Moms: Please help the PTO with decorations on Tuesday, Jan. 31st from 6:30- 8 in the MPS Library.  Come on out for cookies and crafts! All supplies will be provided. This will be your chance to be a part of the Princess Ball.

If you would like to donate snacks for the event:
single serving snack packs i.e. Teddy Grahams, Animal Crackers, Goldfish, Pretzels, etc. are welcome.
If you wish to donate, please send items to school by Friday, Feb. 10th.

FUN Family Math Night!

posted Oct 17, 2016, 11:48 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Oct 17, 2016, 11:49 AM ]

There will be math games for the whole family AND you can take home your own pair of dice with game instructions! We'll have board games, math movement games, real pumpkin sorting, and games from the classroom.


When: October 27th @ 6:30- 7:30
Where: Madison Primary School
Who: PreK-2nd graders and their families

Fall Festival

posted Sep 18, 2016, 10:57 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Sep 18, 2016, 10:58 AM ]


You’re invited to a

Fall Fun

Festival!

 

Come out and join the PTO of MPS for our first Annual Fall Fun Fest!  We will have vendors set up to kick off your holiday shopping.  Great food, a kid zone including a bounce house, cake walk, silent auction, and much more! 

We hope to see you there.

Where:     Madison Primary School

When:      September 24, 2016

Time:       9am – 2pm

Welcome Back To School!

posted Aug 19, 2016, 11:43 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Aug 19, 2016, 12:03 PM ]




Be Responsible, Be Safe, Be Respectful






Lego Camp Summer Sessions

posted Jun 3, 2016, 8:53 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Jun 3, 2016, 8:57 AM ]



Madison County Parks and Recreation

PO Box 435, Madison VA 22727

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LEGO CAMP

This 5-day camp will introduce kids to beginning building skills, as well as challenge more skilled builders.

LEGOs help improve creativity, communication and collaboration. LEGO Camp will benefit students by developing fine-motor skills and social-emotional skills, such as patience and cooperation. Individual and team challenges will allow students to enhance problem solving and critical thinking skills

in a fun environment.

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Session 1: Mon. June 20th - Fri. June 24th

Session 2: Mon. June 27th - Fri. July 1st

10am-11:30am $75 10am-11:30am $75 10am-11:30am $75

Session 3: Mon. July 18th - Fri. July 22nd _________________________________________________________________________

Space is limited to 10 students per session. You may sign up for more than one session. Sessions will be held at the MPS art room. Unfortunately, campers will not be able to bring in LEGOs from home or take any projects home; however, pictures will be available.
All materials will be provided. Instructor: Andi Yeager

Just go to www.hooverridge.com or call 540-308-1247 to register today! 

MadArts Summer Classes

posted Jun 2, 2016, 10:25 AM by Danelle Nutter   [ updated Jun 2, 2016, 10:28 AM ]



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JUNE 2016 CLASSES

Saturday, June 18, 10:30 – 12:30, NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS # 1. 2‐part class. Learn the basics of nature photography. Bring your own camera – digital or film. (Class # 2 June 25) Teacher: Larry Patterson. ADULT CLASS, Ages 13 and up. Cost: $55 for both classes.

Saturday, June 18, 1:30 – 3:30, SLAB POTTERY CLASS. Make several small dishes or bowls using 3 pounds of clay! Roll out, stamp, design, and shape your clay. Creations will be taken off site, glazed, fired and returned 2 weeks later. Teacher: Vicky Kirby. ADULT CLASS, Ages 13 and up. Cost: $60.

Monday, June 20, 10 – 12, LITTLE BOOKS: Make a variety of little books for your personal stories and drawings. Several techniques provide the basis for making many books. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 8 and up. $30.

Monday, June 20, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for ages 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner). Paint, cut and glue to make a fun mobile of bright, colorful bugs. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, June 20, 1 – 3. BRILLIANT BEETLE COLLAGE. Using hand‐painted patterned papers, artists cut and create a colorful beetle collage. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, June 22, 10 – 12, PAINTING WITH ACRYLICS: This is a beginner’s class with instruction and hands‐on painting with acrylics. Paper and canvas will provide the structure for your creative work. Relax and have fun. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Wednesday, June 22, 1:30 – 3:30. SCREEN PRINTING. Young artists design and print their own creation using screen printing techniques. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, June 22, 4 – 6. METAL EMBOSSING. Artists draw a design which they emboss onto a metal sheet then add color with permanent markers. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $35.

Wednesday, June 22, 7 – 9. TISSUE PAPER COLLAGE ON CANVAS. Artists will compose an original design using cut and torn tissue paper adhered to canvas. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $50.

Saturday, June 25, 10:30 – 12:30 NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS # 2. (First class June 18). Return with your homework assignment and get expert instruction/critique from Blue Ridge Nature Photographer Larry Patterson. ADULT CLASS, Ages 13 and up. Cost $55 for both classes.

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Saturday, June 25, Come ANYTIME between 11 and 5. TIE‐DYE DAY. Add a splash of color to your summer! This outdoor workshop will introduce basic tie‐dye methods and information on color choice. Many colors of fabric dye will be available. One 100% cotton t‐shirt and another smaller item will be provided for each participant. Please indicate what size shirt you would like when registering, and be sure to wear old clothes. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $35.

Monday, June 27, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for ages 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner). Work with oil pastels and paint to create a marvelous animal drawing. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, June 27, 1 – 3. ANIMAL WHIRLIGIG. Young artists design, cut and assemble a 3‐D whirligig suitable for decorating the yard or garden. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, June 29, 1 – 3. PRINCESS TEA PARTY. Preparations for a sit‐down tea include making lovely crowns and beaded necklaces for the princess guests as well as decorations. Herbal tea and apple juice will be served with tasty little treats. Come dressed as a princess. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Wednesday, June 29, 1:30 – 3:30. PET PORTRAITS. Bring clear photographs of your own pet, then draw and paint their portraits. If you haven’t a pet of your own, use my photos! Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, June 29, 4 – 6. COLLOGRAPH PRINTING. Collograph prints are pulled from a plate made from a collage of materials. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $35.

Wednesday, June 29, 7 – 9. MIXED MEDIA ANIMAL ART. Using acrylic paint, mediums, assorted papers and materials, artists will create a picture with an animal theme. Bring your own photos or use one provided. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $55.

Thursday, June 30, 1 – 3. MAKE YOUR OWN GAME. Design, make and play your own board game. This is a lot of fun! We will brainstorm together and then work to create your own board game. If time permits, we will be able to play all the games. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 8 and up. $30.

JULY 2016 CLASSES

Monday, July 11, 10 – 12. TREASURE BOXES. Starting with a plain box, decorations (paper, paint and “gems”) will be applied to create a personal treasure box. A selection of treasures will be available to start collections. Story telling will be part of the experience. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Monday, July 11, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner.) Combine talents to make a neighborhood collage of patterned papers. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, July 11, 1 – 3. FOLK ART PAINTING. After looking at works by famous folk artists, students will paint a maritime picture of their own. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, July 13, 10 – 12. MARBLE RUN. An assortment of cardboard tubes and boxes are the building blocks for making individual marble runs. The run is a constructed path for marbles to roll from start to finish. Both challenging and fun. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 6 and up. $30.

Wednesday, July 13, 1:30 – 3:30. 3‐D CUBIST FACES. Cut and build a 3‐D wild and wacky cubist style face with brilliant colors and unusual shapes. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

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Wednesday, July 13, 4 – 6. ACRYLIC POP ART PAINTING. Students paint with acrylics in the style of famous pop artists such as Andy Warhol. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $45.

Wednesday, July 13, 7 – 9. ACRYLIC PAINTING. An opportunity for beginning and experienced artists to learn and explore the medium and complete an acrylic painting. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $55.

Thursday, July 14, 10 – 12. PIRATE PASTIMES. Ahoy!! Join the crew, Matey, as we make our morning a swashbuckling adventure as pirates. Crafts and activities will engage the imagination. Walking the plank will be required!!! Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Friday, July 15, 10 – 12. CUPCAKES! MAKE AND DECORATE. Cupcakes are always fun! We will make our own cupcakes and then become pastry chefs in decorating them. Eating them will be part of the class. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Monday, July 18, 10 – 12. pARTners (Summer Art Classes for 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner.) Use a variety of media to make a fanciful fish swimming in a magical ocean. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, July 18, 1 – 3. FRESCO PAINTING. Create a painting on plaster in the style of the masters of old. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, July 20, 1:30 – 3:30. SAND CASTLE. Artists will design and build a miniature sand castle using a sand “clay” mixture that hardens as it dries. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, July 20, 4 – 6. MIXED MEDIA OWLS. Artists create owl pictures by painting, drawing and gluing together a variety of papers and materials. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $45.

Wednesday, July 20, 7 – 9. LINOLEUM BLOCK PRINT. Artists will design and carve a linoleum block, and pull prints from it using a variety of papers. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $55.

Monday, July 25, 10 – 12. SOCK CREATURES. Simple, handmade sock creatures are so much fun. Reward yourself by making a colorful, soft and unique creature. Basic sewing skills will be taught. Younger children may bring an adult helper. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 6 and up. $30.

Monday, July 25, 10 – 12. pARTners. (Summer Art Classes for 3 – 5 year olds with an adult partner.) Make a beautiful, sparkling butterfly to catch the sunlight. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. $35.

Monday, July 25, 1 – 3. PAPER‐CUT PORTRAITS. Artists will create a self‐portrait in the cubist style with bright and wild colors. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 6 – 9. $35.

Wednesday, July 27, 10 – 12. DECORATIVE PAPERS. Learn some simple ways to make decorative papers to use in craft projects or for making books. You will learn easy ways to make marbleized, printed and painted papers. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All Ages. $30.

Wednesday, July 27, 1:30 – 3:30. SECRET CODES. Students learn how to break all kinds of secret codes and make a secret code wheel of their own. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 10 – 13. $35.

Wednesday, July 27, 4 – 6. LEATHER BOUND BLANK BOOK. Artists make their own blank sketch/watercolor book. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. Ages 14 – 17. $45.

Thursday, July 28, 10 – 12. FANTASY WINGS. Make your own costume wings for home or party use. All kinds of trim and fancy, fun decorations will be available. A little sewing and use of a hot glue gun are required. If you are a very young person, have an adult come with you to assist. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. All ages. $30.

Friday, July 29, 10 – 12. TINY ELF AND FAIRY HOUSES. Small and smaller little houses! These are what fairies and elves need. This class involves decorating cork‐based structures with natural items (sticks, pine cones, shells, etc.) A hot glue gun will be used. If you need a helper, you may bring one with you. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 6 and up. $30.

Friday, July 29, 7 – 9. CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING. Artists will produce a watercolor painting of cherry blossoms in the oriental style. Teacher: Debbie Villemaire. ADULT CLASS. $50.

Saturday, July 30th, 2 – 4. FAIRY HOUSE. Create your own enchanted fairy house from sticks, bark, pinecones, shells and other natural items. Examples are on display at MAD Arts. Participants must be comfortable using a hot glue gun. Younger students may bring an adult with them to help with the hot glue gun. Teacher: Barbara Hawley. Ages 10 and up. $35.

THE FINE PRINT:

A 50% Non‐refundable deposit is required at registration.
All materials and instruction are included in the class fee, unless otherwise noted. Registration deadline is 5 days before each class.
Classes will be rescheduled if the minimum number of students is not met.
Teachers determine the maximum number of students per class based on space and supplies.

All classes will be taught at MAD Arts, 7353 S. Seminole Trail, Rochelle, VA 22738. Some classes may be upstairs or outdoors. Call 540‐948‐3300 with questions or email MadartsX@gmail.com Like us on Facebook!

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