Programs and Activities

With an emphasis on literacy, math and real-world science, James Madison students build a strong foundation in the core curriculum. To enhance student learning, specialists in music, art, and physical education work with students weekly. Below are additional programs and activities available at our school.

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English Language Learner (ELL) Program
Licensed ELL teachers provide classroom instruction and additional learning support for students who are non-native English speakers to ensure they acquire English proficiency.

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Special Education Services
The Sheboygan Area School District provides special education services for students who have been identified through an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Click here to learn more.

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Band
Beginning band is open to all 5th grade students. We offer instruction on flute, oboe, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone and combined percussion. Students receive one twenty minute lesson and one thirty minute full rehearsal per week.

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Orchestra
The strings program is open to 5th grade students. Students who participate in the strings program attend a weekly, small group lesson that is scheduled before school or during the school day. Instruments available for study are the violin, viola, cello, and string bass.

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Monthly Assembly
Our entire student body gathers monthly for a special assembly. We recite the Pledge of Allegiance and the school cheer!   Students are recognized for demonstrating the character trait of the month and for other accomplishments and good deeds.

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Reading Buddies
During "Buddy Time" students team up with a different grade level to work on literacy activities.

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Student Council
James Madison Student Council is organized to make our school a better place to work, learn and study. It listens to, discusses and solves student concerns. Student Council provides positive leadership and sets a good example for the student body in addition to promoting school spirit.

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