From Montavilla Gym Rat to Successful Restaurateur

Doug Lee, class of ‘75, grew up on a dirt road just South of Madison High School and, as the last of seven children, had to figure out how to feed and take care of himself when he came home after school to an empty house at age five. His mom supported the last half … Continue reading “From Montavilla Gym Rat to Successful Restaurateur”

MHS Field Construction Ahead of Schedule!

New Baseball field almost done!

The construction of the new fields is ahead of schedule and looking better than imaged or how the blueprint conveys its potential.  As you can see from the attached photo the new baseball field is almost done.  This new lower field will be home to a new softball field, too, and the large combined outfields … Continue reading “MHS Field Construction Ahead of Schedule!”

Matching Gifts December 2020

Gift Matching Opportunity

Once again this year an alumnus is challenging all Senators to give to the Raise the Roof fund this Holiday Season.  We are so proud to announce that every dollar raised this December 2020 will be matched up to $10,000 with a goal of raising $20,000.   Every donation is important and appreciated.  Please help us … Continue reading “Matching Gifts December 2020”

Local Businesses Support “Raise the Roof”

MAF Raise the Roof poster up at Safeway

Posters in support of the Raise the Roof Fundraiser are popping up all over NE Portland.  We encourage all of your to support those businesses helping communicate the importance of this project.

The Next Big Event and Social Sponsored by MAA

Deb Garlington, MAA VP, announces postponement of Raise the Roof Fundraiser to 2021

Raise The Roof Dinner and Auction Re-Re-scheduled to May 21, 2022 Columbia Edgewater Country Club A “Mad” Fundraiser (Video: Madison Alumni Association – October 2020 Auction postponed – Deb Garlington announcement.) Update: Re-re-scheduled to May 21, 2022. Stay tune for more information but this is expected to be big and fun.  Cocktail social, silent auction, … Continue reading “The Next Big Event and Social Sponsored by MAA”

Thank you Old Timers Baseball Association

Old Timers Baseball Association of Portland Logo

The Old Timers Baseball Association of Portland is an active group of all ages that provides mentoring, opportunity, scholarships and equipment to the Oregon amateur baseball community since 1933.  The Madison Alumni Association would like to thank their association and board for their generous grant provided this December for The Raise the Roof campaign,  which doubled in generosity … Continue reading “Thank you Old Timers Baseball Association”

Support for Hall of Fame Track Coach Bill Frankze

Coach Bill Frankze - Needs your help!

If you are on Facebook and connected with the Madison community you most likely know about Bill Franzke’s tragic accident on August 7th of 2019.  While on an annual bike riding trip in Eastern Washington Bill collided with a gate causing spine trauma that has left him paralyzed.  Bill is an icon in the Madison … Continue reading “Support for Hall of Fame Track Coach Bill Frankze”

Construction Updates From the District

Madison High Construction Update 2019

December 2019 If you drive by Madison High School you’ll notice many big changes. The original front entrance has been removed as have the original gym building, theatre and the cafeteria. Prior to their demolition, bricks, bleachers and the gym wood flooring were salvaged for re-use later on in the project.   Hazardous material abatement has … Continue reading “Construction Updates From the District”

All Generations Baseball Reunion Draws over 400 on June 9th, 2019

Madison World American Legion World Champion Baseball Team - 1969

The fundraising for the Field House kicked off on June 9th, 2019, at the All Generation Baseball Reunion celebrating the 1969 National American Legion World Championship Madison team. Attended by over 400 Senators and fans it was a huge success and celebration. Attendees were treated to a variety of stories from some accomplished former student … Continue reading “All Generations Baseball Reunion Draws over 400 on June 9th, 2019”

All Generations Baseball Reunion Planned

Madison World American Legion World Champion Baseball Team - 1969

SUNDAY JUNE 9, 2019 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM Madison High School 2735 NE 82nd AvePORTLAND, OR 97220 Everyone with a connection (player, coach, fan) with MHS Senator Baseball from 1957 to 2019 is invited to this baseball reunion at MHS. Meet some of the ‘greats’ of MHS Senator baseball, see the trophies of all the State … Continue reading “All Generations Baseball Reunion Planned”