Back to School Updates / Reminders


  • Welcome to Madera, new Kindergarten families!
    There will be a Kindergarten Orientation for you on
    Monday, August 19th from 9:00am – 10:00am.
  • Class lists will be posted in the front entrance of the school on
    Monday, August 19th at 4:00pm
  • The first day of school is Tuesday, August 20th
    (it’s a minimum day / 2:05 dismissal)
  • Madera Needs Yard Supervisors!
    If anyone is able to volunteer for the 1st week please get in touch with Ms. Makela; also the school is looking to hire paid supervisors for the 12:00pm – 1:00pm recess Mon-Fri (for the whole school year.)
  • If you have a child entering 6th grade, join the 6th Grade Activities Committee or become a 6th grade parent rep! Contact Michele Yost.
  • Help make the Garden look even more spiffy & welcoming for the start of school – come to the Garden Work Party on Sunday, August 18th from 10:00am – 2:00pm!
  • Copies of Last Child in the Woods are available in Principal Makela’s office for $8.25 each.  It’s a very interesting read.