Federal Funding To Provide Ongoing Staff Professional Development

Staff at St. Madeleine’s will begin working this August with noted specialist Hanna Bogen to enhance classroom strategies that will benefit students at all skill levels.  Funding for the year-long program is provided through a federal education allocation under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) administered by the Department of Education. Recognizing that a child’s … Continue Reading »

2016 Sister School Visit

On June 21, teachers Kalli Heric (1st) and Nicole DiGirolamo (4th) followed last year’s lead of Sara Hickman (2nd) on a Maryknoll immersion trip to Guatemala. The experience provided educators and ministers from across the U.S. with the opportunity to encounter the Guatemalan people and the Church through missionary discipleship. The group traveled across Guatemala … Continue Reading »

St. Madeleine’s Cover Feature in Gonzaga Magazine

Educating students with serious physical ailments and developmental disabilities of varying degrees within a traditional classroom setting presents challenges – AND opportunities.  At St. Madeleine Sophie School in Bellevue, Wash, students of all abilities are included in a way that all children benefit.  That’s why the school recently received the 2014 Edward Shaughnessy III All … Continue Reading »

CYO Stars!

While the teachers were busy with their colleagues last Friday at the annual archdiocesan Teacher Excellence Day at Blanchet High School in Seattle, our mighty harriers from St. Mad’s were obviously tapering their training and resting up for the CYO championship cross country meet.  It OBVIOUSLY paid off! It is with great delight that we … Continue Reading »

Holy Week Service 2016

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Seattle / King County This warm and enthusiastic group of second and eighth grade students from St. Madeleine Sophie Parish lifted the spirits of our neighbors in need. Understanding the significance of eye contact and a simple smile, they made sure to connect with our neighbors in need. We … Continue Reading »

Chromebook Update!

Thanks to the generous support of the St. Madeleine Sophie Community we are halfway to our goal of raising $10,000 to fund the purchase of new Chromebooks! Since they arrived a month ago the Chromebooks have already made a huge impact on what the students are able to do in the classroom. “It is so … Continue Reading »