09/25 Oasis Free Distribution – Food, Diapers, Feminine Hygiene Products

An Oasis distribution of free diapers, food, and maxi pads will be held at University Middle School at 255 Myrtle Avenue on Friday, September 25th from 4-5 pm.  You must provide your child’s birth certificate and face masks must be worn.

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Welcome Madison Avenue School To The 2020-2021 School Year

Portrait of Malikita WrightWelcome to Madison Avenue Elementary School, where “everyday is a great day for teaching and learning”. We understand that a strong academic foundation provides the framework to being a successful citizen in society. It is our mission to develop every child’s academic potential and their ability to be a contributing member to our community both now and in the future.

This year has been an unprecedented year. School as we know it has been altered due to the global pandemic. As an educational community, we have been faced with challenges unforeseen. However, through the efforts of our dedicated teachers and support staff, we have been able to purposefully keep our level of focus high to ensure our scholars learn. As we move into the 2020-2021 school year, we remain committed to teaching and learning.  We are excited to begin this year and look forward to providing experiences that continue to inspire.

We will begin this school year similarly to how we ended the previous year: using a remote/virtual platform. Fortunately, reflecting on our experiences with the emergency remote learning from the Spring, we have gained insight to better serve our families and scholars. High-quality instruction aligned with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and the district’s curriculum remains the norm. Hence, teachers and support staff have developed creative ways to engage our scholars in high-quality instruction over a virtual platform.

We know that our parents/guardians were challenged with the sudden changes to our school. Yet, parents/guardians rose to the moment and stepped in to assist in ensuring our scholars remained connected to their school community. We welcome their unwavering support this school year as we continue to maneuver through the uncertainty of the pandemic. Similarly, we are prepared to provide our families and scholars with much needed support as well. Collaborative efforts will make a difference in the success of moving beyond maintaining to excelling academically and emotionally.

Health, safety, and wellness of our scholars and staff remain a top priority while we strive to move towards a return to in-person instruction. In the meantime, we will forge ahead with the determination and our superintendent’s vision of “building our community one student at a time”. Regardless of what public health conditions lie ahead, we are prepared to provide a quality education under any instructional environment.

This 2020-2021 school year is special. Although our return to school is not as we anticipated, our teachers, support staff, and administration are prepared to meet the challenges as they arise.  We will get through this together becoming better individually and collectively. I am honored to be the principal of Madison Avenue Elementary School and look forward to a safe, productive, and exciting school year!

Malikita Wright,


2020-09-07T10:50:41-04:00Categories: School MAS|

New Distance Learning Portal for Parents and Students

For the 2020-2021 school year, Irvington Public Schools has launched its new Distance Learning Portal to help better equip parents and students for full-time remote learning. This resource-driven site provides videos, toolkits, and downloads for students and families. Users will find a variety of helpful information such as:

  • 2020-2021 School Reopening Plan
  • K-12 Distance Learning Schedules
  • Getting started with using: A Chromebook, Google Meet, Google Classroom
  • Logging your student into Clever
  • Accessing student grades and attendance
  • Resources for special needs families
  • Additional technology resources and online student activities

To visit the Parent and Student Distance Learning Portal please click here.

Full Day Child Care Program For Parents and Staff Members

Irvington Parents and Staff  Your virtual Learning Worries Are Over

Why worry about childcare when CHRISTIAN PENTECOSTAL CHILDCARE PROGRAM can handle that for you?



PRE-K to 8TH GRADE Includes:


RATES AS LOW AS $80 Per Week

(Next to Vernon Avenue School) 36 Mt. Vernon Irvington, NJ 07111


For more Information Call (973) 399-0004 or E-mail: christianpentecostalafterschool@ yahoo.com
Make an appointment to register your child today! To register online visit our website: cpaslearning.com
613-615 Nye Avenue Irvington, NJ 07111

View Parent Flyer | View BOE Staff Flyer

Madison Avenue School Parent Involvement Policy

Madison Avenue Elementary School Principal: Ms. Malikita Wright 973-399-2903 Ext 2902
Madison Avenue Elementary School Parent Coordinator: Ms. Sythnia Pender-Jones  973-399-6800 Ext 2912
District Family Community Advocate:  Ms. Patricia Wilson  973-399-6800 Ext 1115

Parents will:

  1. Have the opportunity to participate in monthly virtual workshops organized by the ParentCoordinator and/or teachers with a focus on academics, social development, parenting etc.
  2. Have the opportunity to serve on the School Leadership Council and School Safety Team.
  3. Have the opportunity to participate in virtual workshops, presentations and meetings facilitated by the PTA.
  4. Receive quarterly progress reports and communication (telephone, e-mail, virtual conferences and letters) from teachers regarding their child’s academic and social progress.
  5. Have the opportunity to visit their child’s virtual classroom to observe academic performance with 24 hours advance notice to the school administrator.
  6. Have the opportunity to develop academic intervention plans through the Intervention and Referral Services Committee (I & RS).
  7. Be provided with a quarterly newsletter to keep parents informed of various school and district initiatives that are occurring in their child’s education.
  8. Have access to the district website where they can access the school’s website and calendar of events.
  9. Have the opportunity to attend virtual Open House to meet their child’s teacher, and receive an overview of the curriculum, and school expectations.
2020-09-09T09:56:39-04:00Categories: School MAS|

Class of 2020 Rain Tribute by Our Security Staff

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Madison Avenue Extended Learning Program 2020

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2020 Coronavirus Fact Sheet

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Whitsons Welcome Back to School Parent Newsletter 2019-2020

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2019-2020 Arrival Procedures at Madison Avenue School

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