• 2022/2023 Impact Report


  • The first week of October, students made spirit bracelets to celebrate Homecoming, football, volleyball, and Madison spirit. The spirit bracelets making was available before school and during all lunches.
  • School Age Parenting students learned to extend literacy into everyday activities with young children to prepare them for academic success early. Students received books for home libraries, learned hands-on activities for toddlers through the Madison library, and participated in programming with partnerships with Texas State and the San Antonio Public Library’s Little Red Wagon.
  • The Madison Library sponsored a student one-pager contest. Student one-pager projects (done as projects from self-selected reading books) with stellar creativity were chosen and displayed for student voting for two weeks. The top three voted projects were announced school-wide, and students received a Starbucks gift card as a winning prize.
  • In partnership with the San Antonio Public Library, the teen librarian from the Semmes Library came and visited students about ways to connect and use the services SAPL offers now and as they enter college. During the session, resources, library cards, tutoring support, and programming information were a few topics shared.
Madison students making spirit bracelets during homecoming week.
ebooks books in collection
ebooks books checked out

Madison students engaged in aa book tasting of non-fiction text.


  • Spanish Honors classes learned how to use digital resources for research on regional holiday traditions. Our research lesson focused on using CultureGrams and how they can use this resource to find valuable information about a variety of cultures’ customs.
  • English II students participated in a non-fiction book tasting. Students explored fourteen different non-fiction topics focusing on skills needed for research and project-based use of such resources. The book tasting was set up in a restaurant fashion to engage students in their exploration and learning experiences.
  • Tenth grade honors ELAR students participated in a dystopian book club. The dystopian book club was finalized by a Socratic circle discussion analyzing the similarities and differences between the novels read and the literary elements found in the stories.
  • During Flex time during the second semester, the library became a tutoring center. Tutoring focused on TSI preparation and STAAR prep to help with student success rates.

Madison tenth grade gifted and talented student participate in a socratic circle to discuss dystopian literature

Lesson Spotlight

Madison students in the mental health studies classes came to the library to learn about writing resumes. The lesson lasted two days and featured topics such as the purpose of a resume, ways to build what can be put on a resume, what a resume can be used for, how to write and construct a resume, how to navigate Learning Express and use that resource to write a resume and much more. Students were then given time and assistance when needed in gathering information and creating their resumes to he



  • I regularly worked with my Librarian PLC (Professional Learning Community) this school year to impact our library programming, leadership, and lessons in ways that benefited our campus needs and goals. Together we provided professional development to our staff, provided TEKS-driven and engaging lessons using EduProtocol activities, and discussed our campus leadership roles to find ways we can better serve the community.
  • I worked on a team on campus to help implement the connected classroom logistics for the rollout of one-to-one devices on campus. This team collaborated on logistics, campus goals, training and expectations of student and classroom use of devices, and modeling of a pineapple chart approach to job-embedded professional development.
  • My ITS and I wrote and published a PD in Your PJs course with four sections on using Canva like a pro. Teachers earned teacher choice hours for participation in this self-paced PD opportunity.
  • I co-presented EduProtocals and Book Snaps to our ELAR PLC. This will help support our students’ learning and meeting of our CIIP reading goals.

Collaboration Spotlight

Collaboration with my ITS (Instructional Technology Specialist)has been an adventure this year. Together we have worked on making technology part of many lessons. We advocate for each other and partner research and project skills taught in the library using technology, getting more teachers to utilize our services. We have provided multiple professional development opportunities for our staff, supporting the campus needs our administrative team wants to be kept. We both serve on the Technology C


Librarian PLC working together to use information we learned from Texas Library Association Conference in our library programs.

Campus Leader

  • The focus for the fall semester was Learning Express and using this digital resource to impact our students and campus success. Professional development and incentives for teachers were offered, student Lunch & Learn sessions were offered, and classes such as AVID & CTE also received lessons and resources to help students access Learning Express were developed.
  • Parents in the Madison Community had two opportunities to learn ways to “Help Your Kids Be Successful Post Covid,” presented by Mrs. Wright at the coffee with the principal and the November PTSA meeting. The presentation focused on using skyward in non-traditional ways, family activities that promote communication, warning signs of anxiety, and school and community resources available to families at Madison.
  • This year I volunteered to join the Leadership Team on campus. Being a part of the Leadership Team allows me to know more specifically what our campus needs are and how the Madison Library can impact our campus needs. I implemented TSI training sessions weekly during Flex this year to help impact student success rates.
  • 1 bullet for leadership on your campus (morning announcements, clubs, school leadership team responsibly, robotics, etc.)
Students learning to navigate Learning Express with librarian
Parenting presentation during coffee with Mr. Wernli