For Immediate Release: June 8, 2017

Contact: Rachel Strauch-Nelson (608) 663-1903


Madison schools are celebrating the accomplishments of students and 2017 graduates as the school year wraps up today. 

“Congratulations to all of our students for finishing a strong school year and especially to our graduating seniors,” Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham said. “We are proud of your accomplishments and the bright futures you have ahead of you. I want to thank our families, teachers, school staff and leaders for all of your partnership and work on behalf of students this school year.”

To see more on Madison’s graduating seniors and hear from students in their own words, click here. Families are also invited to send their graduation photos or videos, along with graduates’ dreams for their future to Photos and videos will be posted on social media as the district celebrates 2017 graduates.

Graduation ceremonies will take place at the Kohl Center on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10On Friday, East High School will hold its graduation at 5pm and La Follette High School at 7:30pmOn Saturday, Memorial High School’s ceremony will be at 10:00am and West High School will be at 1pm. All ceremonies are open to the media.

To see more on Madison’s graduating seniors and ceremonies this weekend, follow Madison schools on Facebook at or Twitter @MMSDschools or @suptjencheatham.