News & Publications

Stay up to date with the Foundation! Visit our news section for the latest updates from FMPS, or read some of our past newsletters in the publications section.

Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools in the News!

April 19, 2017, WISC-TV Neil Heinen editorial on 2017-18 Foundation for Future grants and need for FMPS in the community

April 18, 2017 Wisconsin State Journal story on 2017-18 Foundation for Future grants, specifically Take a Break cycles at Sandburg Elementary

March 22, 2017 Wisconsin State Journal School Spotlight on Allis Elementary Recess Sports Club, funded through an FMPS school endowment grant with ongoing support from their Adopt-a-School partner WPS Health Solutions

February 7, 2017 Wisconsin State Journal School Spotlight on West Drum Line, funded through an FMPS school endowment grant

December 26, 2016, Wisconsin State Journal story on all-time high of Adopt-a-School partnerships

December 22, 2016 Capital Times article on Great Lakes Adopt-a-School gift to Black Hawk Middle

November 13, 2016 Capital Times Q&A with new FMPS Executive Director Melinda Heinritz

October 31, 2016 Capital Times article on second annual Lip Sync for Schools

October 21, 2016 WISC-TV/Channel 3000 morning show spotlight on Lip Sync for Schools

July 2, 2016 Capital Times article on Foundation for the Future grant program Youth On Air

June 7, 2016 Wisconsin State Journal School Spotlight on Great Lakes and Gompers Pen Pal program

June 2, 2016 WISC-TV’s Neil Heinen’s Opinion Video on the Foundation’s Adopt-a-School Summit

May 25, 2016 Capital Times article on FMPS support to Madison’s public schools and introducing new FMPS Executive Director Melinda Heinritz

May 23, 2016 Wisconsin State Journal School Spotlight on Huegel’s ceiling tile art project, funded through an FMPS school endowment grant

May 18, 2016 Wisconsin State Journal article introducing new FMPS Executive Director Melinda Heinritz

April 23, 2016 Capital Times article on debut of new Spring Harbor Middle Greenhouse, partially funded through an FMPS school endowment grant

March 13, 2016 Wisconsin State Journal article on halfway point of Read Up! campaign

February 23, 2016 Wisconsin State Journal School Spotlight on Glendale’s Recess Craft Club, funded through an FMPS school endowment grant

February 15, 2016 WISC-TV video on how to support the Read Up! Madison fund

February 15, 2016 Wisconsin State Journal story on new Read Up! Madison fund

November 6, 2015 WKOW 27 story on Lip Sync for Schools

November 4, 2015 The Capital Times article on Lip Sync for Schools

November 4, 2015 MMSD newsletter story about the 2015 A Principal Experience

October 29, 2015 NBC15 Morning Show feature on Lip Sync for Schools

October 28, 2015 WISC-TV/Channel 3000 morning show spotlight on Lip Sync for Schools

October 24, 2015 Wisconsin State Journal article on first annual Lip Sync for Schools

September 7, 2015 Wisconsin State Journal article on Travel to Learn Fund, started by Hamilton Middle Schooler Eli Pollak

August 29, 2015 Wisconsin State Journal article on Great Lakes helping their Adopted school Gompers Elementary start the school year right

June 26, 2015 The Madison Times article on new scholarship fund The Milton McPike Memorial Scholarship Fund

November 12, 2014 Channel 3000 article on 2014-2015 School Endowment Grants

October 15, 2014 Wisconsin State Journal article on Thoreau Elementary Principal Kathy Costello during A Principal Experience