Roanoke Police have lifted the shelter-in-place on Grandin Road near Patrick Henry High School. Police have advised us we can open schools tomorrow (11/15/19). La policía de Roanoke ha levantado el refugio en el lugar en Grandin Road, cerca de la Escuela Secundaria Patrick Henry. La policía nos ha aconsejado que podemos abrir las escuelas mañana (15/11/19).
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Our PTA is collecting food items. 
Halloween candy collected all weeks.
Week of Nov 15th- 
pasta in flip containers
Week of Nov 22-
Ramen noodles, cheese or peanut butter crackers
Week of Dec 6th
Peanut butter
Week of Dec 13
Homeroom collecting the most items  each week will win donuts!

November 27 non-student/non-teacher day
November 28 Holiday (no school)
November 29 Holiday (no school)

Monday Dec 2nd
Orchestra Concert 
6pm at PH

Wednesday, December 4- 
High School Counselors will be here to talk to students about High School Registration during Civic classes

Thursday, December 5-
Governor's School will be here to talk to interested students at 9 am

Monday, Dec 9th 
Band Concert 
6pm at PH

Monday, Dec  16th
Choir Concert
6pm at PH

 Friday, Dec 20th
Two hour early dismissal for students

12/21- 1/3- Winter Break
1/6-Monday, January 6th
 Students return to school

Monday, January 20th
Martin Luther King Holiday
No school

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About Us

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"Matadors on a Mission!"

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The James Madison Middle School Mission Statement

James Madison Middle School is committed to providing learning experiences that will assist our students to achieve their greatest potential to adapt and adjust to a diverse and ever changing society. We are dedicated to the belief that diversity is a strength to be respected.

The James Madison Middle School Vision Statement

James Madison Middle School will challenge our students of all abilities to achieve excellence in a wide range of academic and cultural activities.  We will equip our students for the demands and opportunities of the twenty-first century by offering a differentiated, effective and rigorous curriculum as an entitlement to all.
A professional and highly motivated staff, in partnership with parents and community stakeholders, will encourage all students to achieve their full potential.
In a disciplined, safe, and nurturing environment, based on mutual respect, all students will be valued as individuals in their own right and their academic and community development encouraged.

Contact Information
 Whitney Johnson,

Howard Goldberg,
Assistant Principal

Me'Sharra Patterson, 
Assistant Principal 


      1160 Overland Rd. SW           
  Roanoke, Virginia 24015      
 Phone: (540) 853-2351     
Fax: (540) 853-1050