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Ever since Madison opened its doors in 1925, it has been an incubator of ambitious, motivated students. Madison broadened our horizons and started many of us on our way to satisfying careers in science, in the arts, in business and the professions. A significant mission of our Alumni Association is to find ways to give back to Madison, so that our school can continue to prepare and inspire today's striving students.
Alumni giving helps to support many vital programs at Madison. We have provided new resources for the science and math programs, purchased instruments for the music program, helped to create a new sound system for the auditorium, bought an electronic scoreboard for the playing fields, and purchased equipment and uniforms for the sports teams and the marching band. We underwrite campus visits for college-bound Seniors, and we reward three outstanding members of the Senior class each year with grants of $500 to $1,000 toward college expenses.
By giving to Madison, you are making an investment in the future. The student whose interest and imagination we spark today may one day see his or her name added to our "Wall of Distinction," to join those Madison alumni who have already made a difference in our world.
All contributions to Madison are fully tax-deductible. You can make your gift by check here.
Contributions to the James Madison High School Alumni Association are tax-deductible. A tax exempt status letter is available for company matching programs.
Other Ways of Giving
There are many ways to give back to Madison. Gifts of equipment, supplies and services are particularly welcome, as they free up scarce budget dollars. Alumni may be in a position to ask their companies to contribute photography equipment, art supplies, lab apparatus, and other materials that Madison can put to good use. We ask our alumni at corporations that are disposing of lightly-used computers or office equipment to think of Madison. A recent alumni gift provided the furniture for a handsome new Conference Room now being put to good use for student and faculty seminars.
Alumni can also offer opportunities for Madison students to expand their horizons and aspirations. You might be willing to talk with students about your own profession or career path. Or you may be in a position to arrange student visits to a special workplace -- to the newsroom of a daily newspaper, a research laboratory, an artist's studio, or to meet with performers backstage and then see a performance.
If you have access to special opportunities or useful materials, contact Jodie Green Cohen, Assistant Principal (and Madison alumna).
Challenge Team, 2010
1955 team - one of Madison's greatest