School of the Madeleine

1875 Illion Street • San Diego • California 92110 • Telephone (619) 276-6545

 

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School of the Madeleine is a private Catholic elementary school located in South Clairemont in San Diego. It is the parish school of St. Mary Magdalene church and serves students from preschool (License #370806443) through eighth grade.

The school is staffed by a lay faculty dedicated to the Catholic Education of the students. School of the Madeleine has a reputation for a strong religious and academic program and student success. 

The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA).  To view School of the Madeleine's mission, philosophy, and school-wide learning expectations, click here.

Principal - Donna Wittouck

Vice Principal - Jean Coleman

About Us

 

   

Catholic Schools Week -- January 25-31

CALENDAR

Jan. 23

Jr. High Dance, 5-7 p.m.

Jan. 24

High School Placement Exams

Jan. 25-31

Catholic Schools Week

Jan. 25

Madeleine Open House, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Jan. 28

Hot Lunch
Report Cards
Science Fair Setup 1-2:45 p.m.

Jan. 29

Science Fair Viewing until 5:45 p.m.

Jan. 31

1st Reconciliation, 9-10 a.m.

Feb. 2-6

Box Top Collection Week

Feb. 3-5

ACRE Testing

Feb. 3

Family Life Gr. 6 Boys 1 p.m.

Feb. 4

Mad Moms Coffee, Bay Park Coffee 8 a.m.
Family Life Gr. 6 Girls 1 p.m.

Feb. 5

Awards Assembly, Gr. 4-5 1:10 p.m.;
Gr. 6-8 2 p.m.
Kindergarten New Parent Meeting, 6 p.m. (Hall)
Kindergarten Field Trip to Sea World

Feb. 6

Minimum Day, Noon Dismissal

Feb. 8

Mad Moms Winter Dessert Social, 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 9

1st Reconciliation, 7-8 p.m.

Feb. 10

Family Life Gr. 7 Boys 1 p.m.

Feb. 11

Hot Lunch
Family Life Gr. 7 Girls 1 p.m.

Feb. 14

St. Valentine's Day

Feb. 16

Presidents' Day Holiday, NO SCHOOL

Feb. 17-20

Kindergarten Testing

Feb. 17

PSA Board Meeting 1:30 p.m.

Feb. 18

Progress Reports K-8
Ash Wednesday Mass 11 a.m.

Feb. 20

Grandparents' Day Program, 8:30-Noon
Minimum Day, Noon Dismissal
**Final Deadline to Order Yearbooks!

Feb. 23-24

Kindergarten Testing Continues

Feb. 24

Field Day Gr. 1-2
Family Life Gr. 8 Boys 1 p.m.

Feb. 25

Hot Lunch
Family Life Gr. 8 Girls 1 p.m.


 


 

 

 

 

 


This is the kick-off year for “MadDads,” Madeleine’s informal dads’ group. The initial goal is to create a network of involved and active fathers. The MadDads can take if from there to decide whether they want to plan social events or special projects. If you are interested, please email SchoolMadDads@gmail.com.

 

OFFICE DEPOT 5% BACK TO SCHOOLS

Every time parents shop at Office Depot and provide School of the Madeleine’s identification number, our school will receive 5% of the total purchase price in gift cards. These gift cards can be used by our office to purchase copier paper or other office supplies. If you are planning to purchase school supplies or f you own your own business and shop at Office Depot, please consider using Madeleine’s ID number. Our school number is 70013744.

 

UNITED WAY

School of the Madeleine is part of the United Way Donation Program. You can designate the school as the benefactor for your donation by listing the school and its address.

 

COUNSELING SERVICES

Counseling services at School of the Madeleine will be provided by Ben Fishburne, MFT, who will provide assessments, brief counseling, and will be available to speak with you with any recommendations. All counseling will be conducted on school grounds during Mr. Fishburne's scheduled hours with the school on Mondays. Counseling Referral and Agreement Forms. Rita McCreary, parish counselor and licensed therapist, will be available to students on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Counselors can be contacted via the school office.


MADELEINE ATHLETIC CLUB

The Athletic Club maintains the grass field in the back of the main school building and supports Madeleine’s after-school sports program! Visit the Madeleine Athletic Club website at www.MadeleineAthleticClub.webs.com.

 

INFORMATION

Monthly Newsletter & Calendar
Tuition & Fees 2014-2015

Master Schedule (rev) 2014-2015
UPDATED FOR SPRING! Hot Lunch Prepay Form/Dates

CATHOLIC SCHOOL'S WEEK IS HERE!

We join with other Catholic schools across the nation in the 40th annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week! This year’s theme is the same as last year’s: “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” It encompasses several concepts that are at the core of Catholic education. First, schools are part of a larger community of home, church, city, and nation. Click here for information on our activities planned throughout the week.

 

MADELEINE'S MAIN EVENT 2015 . . .
GREETINGS FROM CALIFORNIA - A GOLDEN AFFAIR

Buy your tickets now for our biggest fundraiser of the year, Greetings from California . . . A Golden Affair. Visit www.madeleinemainevent.com to purchase tickets, make a donation or learn more about this fabulous evening of fun and community.



 

Join Mad Moms! Mad Moms meet the first Wednesday of the month during the school year at 8 a.m. Bay Park Coffee Company, 4130 Napier Street. Stop by for a quick coffee or a lengthy conversation to see old friends and meet new ones! Meeting dates are January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, and June 3. Save the Date: Sunday, February 8, 2015, Mad Moms Winter Dessert Social! Questions? Erin Rickwa: eorickwa@gmail.com.


SAVE THE DATE! MADELEINE'S OPEN HOUSE, JANUARY 25

The date for School of the Madeleine's annual Open House on Sunday, January 25 from 11 a.m-1 p.m. It is a great day to go on a tour of the school, meet the teachers and other families, learn about the different programs we offer, and view or school-wide Art Fair!

APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL OF THE MADELEINE

We are thrilled you are considering joining our family! Applications for the 2015-2016 school year are now available via the links below. Our Open House will be Jan. 25. If you have any questions or need further information, please email Jean Coleman. Thank you for your interest in School of the Madeleine!

2015-16 K-3 Application Packet

Preschool Registration Packet

2015-16 4-7 Application Packet

 Be sure to view the video below for an up-close look at the school.


 

 

ANOTHER EASY WAY TO EARN MONEY FOR MADELEINE

We all shop at Amazon.com. Now we can earn money for our school simply by clicking the below link to get to Amazon's web site! Then any shopping we do automatically earns money for School of the Madeleine. Just click below and keep shopping all summer long!



EARN MONEY FOR OUR SCHOOL WITH ESCRIP ONLINE MALL

It's easy, fast and a way to make a BIG difference for our school. Do your online shopping via the eScrip Online Mall and a portion will be donated back to School of the Madeleine. This is a safe, secure and effortless way to earn money for our school simply by doing the online shopping you'd do anyway! There are more than 1,000 merchants to choose from. Click on the eScrip Online Mall logo above, or click here to browse and shop. Make your everyday shopping a fundraiser!
 

Another way to earn money for Madeleine: Register your grocery cards or debit/credit cards with eScrip on their website. A portion of what you spend comes back to our school.

If you have any questions about how to sign up or take advantage of this incredible fundraiser, please contact Cindy Bayless at cterstal@yahoo.com.
 

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION PROGRAM

Our next collection period for the year is coming up Feb. 2-6. Box Tops can be dropped off in the collection container located outside of the office. For Kindergarten parents, there will be a container located in the courtyard for your convenience.

We would like to remind everyone to continue to collect Box Tops year round! Keep an eye out for box top-related products when you are shopping.

Thank you for making a difference, one dime at a time. To learn more on how you can help earn cash for our school, click here. Keep collecting!
 

MADELEINE'S NEW SCIENCE LAB - IN ACTION!

The Madeleine Science Lab is up and running! This beautiful facility is being enjoyed by teachers and students and is the realization of a long-held dream. We are eternally grateful for our donors! It was recently blessed by Fr. Steve. See more pictures here.


 

STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Check out Madeleine Students making news! This month, we congratulate eighth grade students, Mia G. and Kai A., who were honored with the Mrs. Adrienne Ward Award and the Father Leo Lamphier Leadership Award. Mia and Kai received their awards at the Cathedral Catholic High School Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, January 14.
 

Collection for CCSA 

During the month of February, St. Mary Magdalene Parish is asking for donations of cans of tuna, macaroni & cheese, peanut butter and canned fruit for needy families.  We ask that Madeleine families bring their donations to the rectory office, or leave them in the vestibule of the Church between 8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

UNIFORM EXCHANGE PROGRAM

Used school uniforms need a home. All are free! You don't need to bring in an item in order to take one. The uniform exchange is a free service for Madeleine families. If you have any questions, please contact Jacque Paramo.

 


Last Updated:  01/27/2015

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