(Click Here to read Bellevue Reporter article 12/21/18) On Thursday, December 13, the entire St. Madeleine’s community joined with archdiocesan and Special Olympics representatives to celebrate the arrival of our Special Olympics National Unified School banner! The assembly was made even more special with the appearance of the Mariner Moose and a personalized video congratulations … Continue Reading »
Seraph Bots Put On A Show!
The 2018 Special Olympics Unified Robotics Championship capped off a six-week season last weekend and our Seraphs were there! Unified robotics pairs teams of students with and without intellectual disabilities working together to build robots. On November 18, schools from across Western Washington gathered at the Pacific Science Center to compete in a tournament-style event … Continue Reading »
SMS Victorious @MathGames!
Billed by host, Seattle Prep, as “The most festive math event this side of the full moon!” the annual Math Games was quite the success for St. Madeleine’s! The Halloween-themed competition featured zombie eyeballs and skeleton friends, giant spiders and sticky bug-gut juice! Witches and feathers and ruby red blood drops … fun! Catholic schools … Continue Reading »
Going For The Gold! USA Games Wrap-up
Special Olympics Seattle USA Games July 2018 Our very own Frannie Ronan, grade 3, took home 2 Silver Medals and 2 Bronze medals in Gymnastics at this summer’s Special Olympics USA Games held here in Seattle in early July. The youngest of over 4000 athletes entered in the competitions, she quickly won the hearts of … Continue Reading »
This summer, Ms. Martine Romero accepted the role of School Principal, taking the helm from founding Principal Dan Sherman, following his fourteen year term in the position. Martine is an eight year veteran of our program. She completed her undergraduate degree at Gonzaga University, followed by her Masters at the University of Notre Dame. She … Continue Reading »
National Recognition Once Again!
This summer, St. Madeleine’s was notified that it was awarded National status as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School. One of only 200 schools (elementary through university level) in the country to achieve this designation, staff worked through an extensive application process that required review at both the state and National level. A national Unified … Continue Reading »
Ms. Romero and Mr. Sherman Go To Washington
At the National Private School Leadership Conference, an annual gathering of educational practitioners and policy directors at the Dept. of Education in Washington, DC hosted by the Office of Non Public Schools, St. Madeleine Sophie School from Bellevue was invited to present on the topic of forming an authentically inclusive model of general education. Describing … Continue Reading »
Mass with the Archbishop
The annual Mass with the Special Needs Community at St. James Cathedral was celebrated Saturday, April 21. Families and loved ones from across the archdiocese were in attendance. Of special note, three of our Second Grade students, Michael Wilson, Peter Mervin and Frannie Ronan were special participants, presenting Archbishop Sartain, cathedral pastor Fr. Ryan, and … Continue Reading »
St. Madeleine’s at Seattle Prep Robotics
St. Madeleine’s Robotics Team enjoyed Saturday morning, April 21, at the annual Seattle Prep Robotics Extravaganza. The theme for this year was Autonomous Vehicles. SMS students showed off a train, dump truck, AT-ST walker (Star Wars), gondola system, science rover and a rocket launcher. They also had the opportunity to interact with other teams … Continue Reading »