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

 

   

Open House, January 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Applications for the 2015-2016 School Year Are Now Available

CALENDAR

Dec. 18

Kindergarten Christmas Program 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 19

MINIMUM DAY - NOON DISMISSAL

Dec. 20-January 4

Christmas Vacation

Jan. 5

School Resumes
New Family Applications Available

Jan. 7

Mad Moms Monthly Coffee at Bay Park Coffee Co., 8 a.m.
2nd Grade to Casa del Prado Jr. Theater

Jan. 8

Family Life Parent Meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Hall
4th Grade to Mission San Louis Rey

Jan. 11

1st Eucharist Parent Mtg., 10:15-11:15 a.m., Hall

Jan. 13

3rd Grade to Casa del Prado Jr. Theater

Jan.14

Hot Lunch

Jan. 19

NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Jan. 20

Family Life, Grade 5 Boys, 1 p.m.
PSA Board Meeting 1:30 p.m.

Jan. 21

End of Second Quarter
Family Life Gr. 5 Girls, 1 p.m.
Advisory Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m.

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 til 6 p.m.

Jan. 31

1st Reconciliation, 9-10 a.m.

   


Merry Christmas from School of the Madeleine!

 


 

 

 

 

 


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
Hot Lunch Prepay Form/Dates

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 1, 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.


 


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

Tickets are now available 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.


 

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 first collection period for the year is coming up Sept. 29-Oct. 3. 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 - AMAZING PROGRESS!

Even more progress has been made on Madeleine's long-awaited Science Lab! Soon, students will be able to take advantage of this amazing facility, and we thank all the donors from the bottom of our hearts! See more pictures here.


 

STUDENTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Check out Madeleine Students making news! This month, our junior high students deserve a big congratulations for their science fair projects, 15 of which made to the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair!

Collection for CCSA 

During the month of January, St. Mary Magdalene Parish is asking for donations of clothing (gently used clothing and shoes for children over the age of 5); hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo/conditioner, razors and small-sized shaving cream); food (canned fruit, peanut butter and boxes of Macaroni and Cheese) 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:  12/17/2014

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