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2705, 2022

Madonna High School Class of 2022

By |May 27th, 2022|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Madonna High School's Baccalaureate mass will be held on Friday, May 27th at St. Joseph the Worker Church at 6:00 pm. The Madonna High School Class of 2022 will receive their diplomas on Saturday, May 28th at 11:00 am at the Finnegan Fieldhouse located on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville. Guest speaker for the event is Dr. Regan Stetar, Madonna High School Class of 1995. Leading the forty [...]

2705, 2022

Job Openings at the Weirton Catholic Schools

By |May 27th, 2022|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Mr. Jamie Lesho has recently accepted the newly formed position of President of Weirton Catholic Schools and has also been named Principal of St. Paul School.  Madonna High School is taking applications until June 8th for a 7th-12th grade Principal for the 2022-2023 school year and the job posting can be found at the following link: https://careers.ncea.org/jobs/16840461/principal-madonna-high-school There are also openings at all Weirton Catholic Schools and applications are now [...]

1805, 2022

Baseball Regional Information

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Madonna baseball will face Williamstown in Regional play. The schedule is: Game 1    Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:30pm at Williamstown High School Baseball field. Game 2    Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 5:30pm at Ed Bowman Field. Game 3     If needed, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 5:30pm at Williamstown High School Baseball field. The address for the Williamstown field is: 100 Central Ave, Williamstown, WV 26187 Parking [...]

1705, 2022

Baseball Wins Sectional Title, Moves onto Regionals

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

The Madonna Blue Dons Baseball team won 5 elimination games in a row, including a 15-5 win over Cameron in the championship game, to win the Region 1 Section 1 title! They move on to play for the Region 1 title against either Tyler Consolidated or Williamstown.

1605, 2022

State Track Qualifiers

By |May 16th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

The Madonna Girls' Track team had multiple runners qualify for the WV State Track Championships to be held on May 20th and 21st. 100m: Angelina Spickard, Gabriella Spickard 200m: Angelina Spickard, Gabriella Spickard 400m: Sofia-Teresa Di Bacco 800m: Kristina Lesho 1600m: Kristina Lesho  4x100m relay: Angelina Spickard, Onna Welsh, Gabriella Spickard, Mia Chiodo 4x00m relay: Angelina Spickard, Gabriella Spickard, Ella Winget, Sofia-Teresa Di Bacco 4x800m relay: Kristina Lesho, Ella Wingett, [...]

1305, 2022

Track & Field OVAC 1A Championship Results

By |May 13th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Congratulations to the members of our Track & Field team that placed at the OVAC 1A Championships! Gabriella Spickard 2nd-100m & 200m Angelina Spickard 3rd-100m & 200m Kristina Lesho 2nd-800m & 1600M 3rd-4x100m Relay Gabriella Spickard, Angelina Spickard, Mia Chiodo, Onna Welsh 2nd-4x400m Relay Angelina Spickard, Ella Wingett, Gabriella Spickard, Sofia-Teresa Di Bacco 3rd-4x800m Relay Kristina Lesho, Ella Wingett, Sophia Zanieski, Sofia-Teresa Di Bacco

405, 2022

Arlia and Lesho Receive St. Sebastian Medal

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News, Student News|

Santino Arlia and Kristina Lesho, were selected to receive the St. Sebastian Medal from the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston. The St. Sebastian Medal is named for St. Sebastian, who is the Patron Saint of Athletes because he was always depicted in fine physical shape. Santino and Kristina are being recognized for being high-achieving student athletes and exhibiting the qualities of sportsmanship, teamwork, academics, and a high respect for school, classmates, [...]

405, 2022

Nate Elias Awarded Aquinas Medal

By |May 4th, 2022|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News, Student News|

Nate Elias was named the 2022 Aquinas Award recipient from Madonna High School. Nate was selected as the award winner by the faculty of Madonna High School. The award recognizes students for their outstanding qualities of faithful discipleship, academic excellence, leadership and service to the school, parish and community, reflecting the ideals of Catholic education epitomized by St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of students. It is the highest honor [...]

1204, 2022

Monz To Be Next Football Head Coach

By |April 12th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Madonna High School announces a new era of Blue Dons football with Mauro Monz as the school’s new Head Football Coach. Monz has 25 years of coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, and youth levels. After graduating from Seton LaSalle High School in 1992, Monz attended Duquesne University, where he was twice named All-Metro Atlantic Conference defensive back (‘94, ‘95) and was Co-Captain of the 1995 AA Non-Scholarship National [...]

604, 2022

One Mission One Day

By |April 6th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

On May 3, 2022, Madonna will once again participate in One Mission One Day to Make a Difference. One Mission One Day is a 24 hour online giving day to help support the Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. This will be the third year for this giving day. Madonna has been blessed to be gifted over $40,000 in those 3 years for special projects. This year Madonna will [...]

504, 2022

OVAC All-Conference Teams

By |April 5th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Three members of the boys' basketball team and two of the girls' basketball players were named to the OVAC All-Conference Teams. Matt Amaismeier and Evan Bone were named to the 1st Team and Santino Arlia was named 2nd Team. Vanessa Alatis was named 1st Team for the girls and Anna Backel was named to the 2nd Team. Congratulations to all!

2303, 2022

Two Blue Dons Make All-State List

By |March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Seniors Matt Amaismeier and Evan Bone have both been named the West Virginia Sport Writers Association All-State list. Matt earned a spot on the 2nd Team and Evan was Honorable Mention. Congratulations Matt and Evan!

2203, 2022

Thank You from Boys Basketball

By |March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

The Boys Basketball Team wants to thank those who were instrumental in helping the team make their trip down to Charleston this March! They are also grateful for the support from the student section all year long! "All for One, One for All"

2103, 2022

Nominations for Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Are Being Accepted

By |March 21st, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Nominations are now being accepted for the Madonna High School Hall of Fame Class of 2022. Forms are due back to Madonna High School by Friday, April 29, 2022. You can download the nomination form below or contact Christine Holmes at cholmes@weirtonmadonna.org for a copy. Madonna High School Hall of Fame Nomination Form For more information on the Madonna High School Hall of Fame, visit: Hall of Fame | Madonna [...]

1703, 2022

OVAC All-Star Game Selections

By |March 17th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Three Madonna basketball players have been selected to play in the Samuel A. Mumley All-Star Classic on April 10th at Wheeling Park. Matt Amaismeier and Evan Bone are the representatives for the boys game and Vanessa Alatis will play in the girls game. Congratulations Matt, Evan, and Vanessa!

1503, 2022

Class of 1972 – 50th Reunion

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Alumni News|

Class of 1972 -- 50th Reunion SAVE THE DATE: SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 Dear Friends,   We are excited to announce a time and place for the Madonna High School Class of 1972 50th Reunion.   Date:  Saturday, September 17, 2022 Time:  6:00 to 9:00 PM Place: Oglebay Park Terrace Room             465 Lodge Drive             Wheeling, West Virginia   We have a room block [...]

1003, 2022

Boys Basketball Wins Regional Title, Advances to State Tournament

By |March 10th, 2022|Categories: Athletics, Homepage News|

The Madonna boys basketball team won the Regional Championship beating Clay-Battelle 66-56 on March 9th. They move on the to State Tournament in Charleston. The Blue Dons will play James Monroe on Tuesday, March 15th at 5:30pm in a quarterfinal matchup.

703, 2022

Boys Basketball Regional Game Information

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Athletics|

Boys Basketball Regional Championship Wednesday, March 9th vs. Clay-Battelle 7:00pm Tickets will be pre-sold at Madonna High School Monday-Wednesday from 8:30am-2:00pm.  $8   Adult $5   Students  At the door the cost for everyone is $8   We encourage everyone to pre-purchase tickets because we have to limit tickets to 800, and we expect a large crowd. *Since this is a state run event, Madonna, St. Paul, and St. Joseph [...]

703, 2022

Boys Basketball Wins Sectional Title

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Athletics, Homepage News|

On Friday, March 4th Madonna made the trip down to Cameron to play for the Region I Section I championship. This year, Cameron had come out on top in the 3 previous match ups. The Blue Dons were up to the challenge on Friday and won 44-43 to claim the Sectional Title! They will now play Clay-Battelle Wednesday, March 9th in the Dube Dome for the Regional Championship.  

103, 2022

Hope Scholarship Information

By |March 1st, 2022|Categories: Homepage News|

Applications are now being accepted! West Virginia parents have an opportunity to build an individual learning experience that works best for their child. The Hope Scholarship Program, created by the West Virginia Legislature, allows K-12 students to receive financial assistance that can be used for tuition, fees and other expenses. Students who receive the Hope Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year will no longer be enrolled full-time in public school, [...]

2302, 2022

Resumes Being Accepted for Coaching Positions

By |February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School is currently accepting resumes for a head football coach and head volleyball coach. Resumes are due by March 10th and can be sent to: Michael Arlia, Athletic Director, michaelarlia@yahoo.com and Jamie Lesho, Principal, jlesho@weirtonmadonna.org

602, 2022

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre Fundraiser

By |February 6th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School has moved our Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at the Holiday Inn to Saturday, March 12th. The night includes some audience interactivity, a lot of comedy, and a mystery to solve! Doors will open at 6:00PM. Tickets are $4o per person and a table of 8 can be purchased for $280. Dinner will be a choice of steak or chicken served with potatoes, a veggie, salad, and cheesy [...]

2701, 2022

2022 Catholic Schools Week Activities

By |January 27th, 2022|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

  *Donations for women's shelter by class: Freshmen (Mrs. Granato) Paper products - napkins, paper towels, tissues, toilet paper, plates, cups, bowls Sophomores (Mrs. Canella) Women's sleepwear, socks Juniors (Mr. Heckathorn) Cleaning supplies - dish soap, laundry detergent, lysol, bleach, wipes, sponges, microfiber clothes, window cleaner Seniors (Mr. Takats) Toiletries - body wash, bar soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, lotion, razors, combs/brushes, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, mouthwash

1412, 2021

Arlia and Quering Land on Stat Leader Lists

By |December 14th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

Santino Arlia ended the 2021 season with 2,175 passing yards which was 8th overall and was 4th with 29 passing touchdowns. He averaged 241.7 yards a game which was 1st in Class A.  Evan Quering was 8th with 935 receiving yards and 5th with 13 receiving touchdowns. He averaged 103.9 receiving yards per game which was 1st in Class A.  

612, 2021

Candy Grams Fundraiser

By |December 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Freshmen Class of Madonna will be selling Candy Grams as a fundraiser. Each candy gram is $1 and the order form will need to be returned to Madonna High School by Friday, December 10th. Any questions can be directed to Mrs. Canella at mcanella@weirtonmadonna.org or any Freshmen class officer: EJ Cottrill, Kayle Szczerbinksi, Melina Upright, Bella Spickard, and Chloe Orecchio.

612, 2021

Junior Ring

By |December 6th, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

Each year, Madonna continues the tradition of the Junior class having their class ring, or another piece of jewelry blessed. This year, Junior Ring Ceremony occurred on Friday, December 3rd. The whole Madonna school community celebrated mass first and then the ceremony followed. Sophomore, Ella Wingett, read off the names of the Junior Class one at a time. Each student then came up to the alter where they received a [...]

212, 2021

Dr. Ferrari III ’75 Has New Role at WVU

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni News|

Dr. Norman Ferrari III '75 was recently named the chief academic officer for medical education for West Virginia's Doctorate of Medicine program. Below is a link to the article from the WVU School of Medicine's website. WVU names Ferrari chief academic officer for medical education | Health Sciences | West Virginia University

112, 2021

Giving Tuesday Update

By |December 1st, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

On Tuesday, November 30th, Madonna High School participated in Giving Tuesday. This year we set a goal to raise $2,000 to help purchase new equipment for our Science classrooms. Our Madonna Family met and surpassed our goal by gifting $3,500! Within the next few weeks the new items will be purchased and we will share pictures once they arrive. Thank you to all who donated!

2911, 2021

Giving Tuesday

By |November 29th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Tuesday, November 30th, Madonna will participate in Giving Tuesday, a worldwide celebration of generosity. Our goal this year is $2,000 to purchase new Science equipment. Gifts can be made here or checks can be sent to: Madonna High School 150 Michael Way Weirton, WV 26062 We thank you for your continued generosity to Madonna High School!

2711, 2021

7 Blue Dons Named to HSDT All-Area Football Team

By |November 27th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

Seven members of Blue Don Football Team were named to the Herald Star/Weirton Daily Times All-Area Team. Seniors, Santino Arlia and Evan Quering, received 1st Team recognition. Nick Elias (Sr.) and Jonah McKay (So.) were named to the 2nd Team. Nate Elias (Sr.), Junior Anthony Gross (Jr.), and Luca Muzzi (So.) were Honorable Mentions. Congratulations Blue Dons!

2511, 2021

Arlia Named Offensive Player of the Year

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

Senior Santino Arlia was named the Herald Star/Weirton Daily Times Offensive Player of the Year! Santino was a unanimous choice, receiving all three first place votes and nine of a possible nine points. He holds every passing record, single game, season and career. In 2021, he threw for 2,123 yards, completed 54.6 percent of his passes for 29 touchdowns and three interceptions. He added another touchdown on the ground for [...]

1711, 2021

Soccer Awards

By |November 17th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

Four members of the Madonna Girls soccer team have been recognized for their play in the 2021 season. The West Virginia High School Soccer Coaches Association Awards: Angelina Spickard All-Region 1st Team and All-State 2nd Team Jenna Costello All-Region 1st Team and All-State Honorable Mention Gabriella Spickard All-Region 1st Team and All-State Honorable Mention   Angelina Spickard was also named to the OVAC WV All-Star team along with fellow senior, [...]

911, 2021

Personalized Brick Fundraiser Begins 2nd Phase

By |November 9th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

We had such a overwhelming response to our brick project, we have decided to do a second phase. Orders need to be placed by March 31st to allow for installation once it warms up. Visit Welcome to Madonna High School Website (polarengraving.com) to order your brick online. You can also request a paper order form by emailing Christine at cholmes@weirtonmadonna.org. There are three (3) lines available per brick. Each line has [...]

211, 2021

Conti Retires After Storied Tenure

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Athletics|

Coach Cris Conti recently announced his retirement from coaching the Madonna Softball Team. Coach Conti graduated from Madonna in 1976, but never really left. He continued to help coach varies teams throughout the years, including football, golf, and of course softball. Coach Conti will be missed and Madonna is extremely grateful for all the time he has committed to our school and our student athletes. For more about Coach Conti's [...]

211, 2021

DiBacco and Elias Named School Winners

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Athletics, Student News|

Sofia-Teresa DiBacco and Nate Elias were both named the Heisman High School 2021 School Winners for Madonna High School. More information regarding the Heisman High School award can be found here: Heisman High School Scholarship » About (heismanscholarship.com)

2710, 2021

Ferrelli McMurray ’68 Recognized by National Safety Council

By |October 27th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News|

Rose Ferrelli McMurray ‘68, was a recent recipient of the Marion Martin Award from the National Safety Council. This award is given out annually to outstanding female safety professionals. Rose is the chief transportation safety advisor for FDR Safety, LLC where she provides consulting services to those in the transportation sector, expert witness services, and teaches safety management at the graduate student level. (Photo credit: www.nsc.org)

2210, 2021

Madonna to Host Blood Drive

By |October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News, Student Life|

Madonna High School is hosting a blood drive through Vitalant on Sunday, November 21st from 9am-2pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to help those in our community that are in need. Appointments are recommended and can be made at https://donateblood.centralbloodbank.org or by contacting Christine at cholmes@weirtonmadonna.org.

710, 2021

PSAT8/9 and PSAT/NMSQT Information

By |October 7th, 2021|Categories: Student News|

The PSAT 8/9 and PSAT/NMSQT will be administered at Madonna on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  Here is some information about the day: Make every attempt to be at school and ON TIME!!! There are NO MAKE-UPS this year!  Last year collegeboard gave a make-up testing opportunity.  As of this moment, none has been announced for the 2021 testing cycle Be at Madonna at 7:45. Freshmen enter through the cafeteria doors [...]

2709, 2021

Madonna-Cameron Football Game Rescheduled

By |September 27th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

The Madonna-Cameron football game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, September 28th at 8:00pm. There is a Weir High soccer game being played at Jimmy Carey Stadium starting at 5:30pm. We ask that you please be patient with the transition of parking and entering the stadium between games.

2209, 2021

Madonna to Host College Fair

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

The College Fair will be paperless and touchless.  Because of Covid precautions, the various schools/organizations on hand are not permitted to provide pass outs of any kind. In order to host this fair, we had to agree to strict social distancing for the various schools/organizations. Students & parents wanting to know more about a particular school/organizations should go to StriveFair.com and register for the Madonna HS College Fair Once registered [...]

1309, 2021

West Virginia 21-22 Statewide Financial Aid Workshop Series Schedule

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

Please click the link below to view the West Virginia 21-22 Statewide Financial Aid Workshop Series Schedule available through CFWV. West Virginias 2021-22 Statewide Financial Aid Workshop Series Schedule

709, 2021

Class of ’68 Celebrates

By |September 7th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News|

The Madonna High School class of 1968 got together recently to celebrate their 70th Birthday as a group at Olgebay Park in Wheeling. This celebration was originally scheduled to take place last year, but was rescheduled due to Covid. It was a wonderful time renewing friendships and reminiscing about their days at Madonna.

3008, 2021

Arlia Named Athlete of the Week by 106.3 The River

By |August 30th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

This week’s 106.3 The River Eastern Gateway Community College High School Athlete of the Week is Madonna quarterback Santino Arlia! The senior completed 8 of 12 passes for 202 yards and five touchdowns in Madonna’s 58-14 win over Beallsville.

2608, 2021

Serafine ’18 Sworn in as Probationary Firefighter

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News|

Congratulations to Jonathan Serafine ‘18, who was sworn in today as a probationary firefighter on August 25, 2021 in Weirton! He was sworn in by Mayor Harold “Bubba” Miller ‘64. (Photo Credit: Weirton Firefighters IAFF Local 948 Facebook page)    

2608, 2021

Madonna Alumni Win Golf City Championship

By |August 26th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News|

Madonna won the 7th annual Alumni City Golf Championship Saturday, August 21st at Williams Golf and Country Club! Congratulations to Madonna Alumni: Jason Backel ‘88 Mike Gianni ‘75 Don Gianni ‘84 Dan McCune ‘80 John Greco ‘82 John McNeil ‘79 Bob Kolanko ‘83 Anthony Sessi ‘91 Mike Arlia ‘89 Austin Pitchok ‘10 Connor Arlia ‘11 Ryan Rokisky ‘08 Hunter Payne ‘17 Joey Ewusiak ‘17 Dom Mazur ‘19 Nick Mazur ‘15

908, 2021

Friends of Madonna Picnic

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

After missing last year, the Friends of Madonna Picnic is back in 2021! Please join us on Saturday, August 21st from 5-9pm for an evening of fellowship before the new school year begins. We will have food, drinks, Meet the Team, and the chance to win $2,500. Menu: Meatball  Sandwiches Sausage Sandwiches Hot Dogs Cabbage & Noodles Pasta Pasta Salad   Ways to Support our Students: Senior Class - Bake [...]

308, 2021

Tuition Assistance Application for 2021-2022 School Year Open

By |August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

2021-2022 DIOCESAN TUITION ASSISTANCE PROCESS IS OPEN For the 30th consecutive year, the Diocesan Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is striving to keep Catholic school education affordable for Catholic families who desire it for their children but who may need some financial assistance to make that dream a reality. Thanks to the ongoing and genuine commitment of The Most Reverend Mark Brennan to the Catholic schools in our Diocese, funds have, [...]

807, 2021

OVAC Baseball and Softball Awards

By |July 8th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

The OVAC has recognized multiple members of the Madonna Baseball and Softball teams following the 2021 season. All-Star Softball Team: Michaela Battista Madalena Daugherty                   All-Star Baseball Team: Dom Brncic                   1A All-Conference Softball 1st Team Michaela Battista Landry Bone Madalena Daugherty [...]

607, 2021

Friends of Madonna Picnic

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mark your calendar for the 2021 Friends of Madonna Picnic! We weren't able to hold this annual tradition last year due to COVID-19, so we hope all will come and enjoy time with the Madonna Family on Saturday, August 21st.   Make sure to get your ticket for a chance to win $2,500! Tickets are $10 and the winner does not need to be present. Tickets are available in the [...]

207, 2021

Arlia ’11 Speaks to Wheeling Chalk Talk Podcast

By |July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni News|

Connor Arlia sat down with the Fox Sports Wheeling Chalk Talk Podcast to discuss his football career and the upcoming Roughriders Alumni game in July. https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1248-fox-sports-wheeling-chalk-79998837/episode/episode-15-thats-how-roughriders-84327447/?cmp=ios_share&sc=ios_social_share&pr=false&fbclid=IwAR0nzBx6H_aFO6j5UK9UzZTqh-dry-MntIKTiOFzPnF96YWYpJrmLttCncM

1606, 2021

Temporary Promise Scholarship Requirements

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life, Student News|

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the WV Higher Education Policy Commission has approved temporary modifications to qualify for (class of 2020 and class of 2021) and renewal (2019-20) for WV financial aid programs. Please click on the link below to review these requirements. Temporary Promise Scholarship Requirements

1106, 2021

WV State Track Medalists

By |June 11th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

Madonna's Track team had their State Track Meet on June 10th and we had multiple medalists:   Kristina Lesho - 3rd place in 1600m and 6th place  in 800m Girls 4x800m (Kristina Lesho, Ella Wingett, Juliana Velegol, Sofia-Teresa DiBacco) - 3rd place Girls 4x400m (Angelina Spickard, Kristina Lesho, Juliana Velegol, Sofia-Teresa DiBacco) - 4th place Boys 4x800m (Lennon Dietrich, Peyton Moore, Korey Kakascik, Mark Pietranton) - 6th place   We [...]

2805, 2021

Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremony

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News, Student Life|

The Madonna High School Class of 2021 will graduate at 11:00am on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in the Finnegan Fieldhouse at Franciscan University of Steubenville. The ceremony will be streamed live at: https://boxcast.tv/view/madonna-graduation-524448 Dr. Kristen Finley Sobota '00, will be the guest speaker. At Madonna, Kristen was the Valedictorian, the President of National Honor Society, Student Council Vice President, and participated in Rhododendron Girls State, Weirton Chamber of Commerce Business Symposium, [...]

2105, 2021

Order Your 2020-2021 Yearbook

By |May 21st, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

Orders are now being taken online through Jostens Company for the 2020-2021 Madonnian Yearbook. To place your order, please go to the following link: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A09226000. The cost is $80.00 and will be delivered to the school in the Fall of 2021. Seniors do not need to order a yearbook. All orders must be in by June 4, 2021.

1705, 2021

Three Lady Dons Named to All-State Team

By |May 17th, 2021|Categories: Athletics|

The West Virginia Sports Writers Association have named their Class A All-State Girls Basketball Team and three Lady Dons are included. Jazzy Melnyk was named 2nd Team and is the captain. Vanessa Alatis and Alaina Moore were both Honorable Mention! Jazzy Melnyk Vanessa Alatis Alaina Moore

105, 2021

Daugherty and Pulice Named St. Sebastian Award Winners

By |May 1st, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student News|

Madalena Daugherty and Lucky Pulice were selected to receive the St. Sebastian Medal from the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston. The St. Sebastian Medal is named for St. Sebastian, who is the Patron Saint of Athletes because he was always depicted in fine physical shape. Madalena and Lucky are being recognized for being high-achieving student athletes and exhibiting the qualities of sportsmanship, teamwork, academics, and a high respect for school, classmates, [...]

105, 2021

Crawford Named Aquinas Award Winner

By |May 1st, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student News|

Sydney Crawford has been named the 2021 Aquinas Award recipient from Madonna High School. Sydney was selected as the award winner by the faculty of Madonna High School. The award recognizes students for their outstanding qualities of faithful discipleship, academic excellence, leadership and service to the school, parish and community, reflecting the ideals of Catholic education epitomized by St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of students. It is the highest [...]

2804, 2021

One Mission One Day to Make a Difference

By |April 28th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School will once again participate in One Mission One Day to Make a Difference on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. This is a 24 hour day of giving organized by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston. Last year we had 120 donors give $24,000 to help families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic! This year, funds will be used to offset the costs to purchase and install Needlepoint Bipolar Ionization technology from [...]

2004, 2021

DWC Youth Board Application

By |April 20th, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS! You can step up and be a voice for your peers and the Church. We are now accepting applications for membership on the Diocesan Youth Board. This board is open to all Catholic youth who will be sophomores, juniors, or seniors next school year and want to serve their Church in our Diocese. This is a leadership-training board which will consist of about twenty (20) teens [...]

1904, 2021

Joseph J. Krivak Memorial Tuition Assistance Fund

By |April 19th, 2021|Categories: Athletics, Homepage News, Student Life|

The Joseph J. Krivak Memorial Tuition Assistance Fund was established as a memorial for Coach Joe Krivak, a football coach who passed away on Christmas Day 2012. Coach Krivak began his career as a teacher and a coach at Madonna High School, where he spent 11 years beginning in 1958.  From his Madonna days, he went on to coach at the collegiate level at Syracuse University, University of Maryland, Navy, [...]

604, 2021

Daugherty Named Bucklew Scholar

By |April 6th, 2021|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News, Student News|

Madalena Daugherty is one of 20 West Virginia seniors that have been named 2021 West Virginia University Bucklew Scholars! She will now be considered for the Foundation Scholarship, WVU’s highest academic scholarship. Madalena plans on majoring in biochemistry. Academic prowess, passion for discovery and service earn West Virginia students Bucklew Scholarship | WVU Today | West Virginia University

604, 2021

Madonna Helps Those In Need

By |April 6th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News, Student News|

Madonna High School recently held two collections to help others in need.    The Pro-Life Club collected diapers, baby wipes, shampoo, and other baby items. This was to help the Gabriel Project and went along with the Novena for Life that was said during the school day. Over 1600 diapers, 48 baby wipes, 37 baby wash/shampoo, and other assorted items were collected for families in need. Pictured with the items [...]

2903, 2021

Diocese Announces Family Grant

By |March 29th, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston has announced that each family attending Catholic schools in the 2021-2022 school year will receive a $250 grant for each student. Please click on the links below for more information. Diocese announces $1.2 million investment in Catholic school families Family Grant Fact Sheet

1603, 2021

Novena for Life Collection

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

  In past years, Madonna has done a spiritual adoption of unborn children throughout the school year with a “baby shower” welcoming our little ones into the world towards the end of the year. The gifts from the baby shower have been donated to the Gabriel Project which helps parents in need provide for their children.   This year a change was made to this process. In the nine (school) days [...]

1503, 2021

2021 Promise Scholarship Deadline Extended

By |March 15th, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student News|

The deadline for the Promise Scholarship has been extended for the class of 2021. The new date is now July 1, 2021. You can click on the link below for more information.   Application Deadline Extended for Promise Scholarship in West Virginia | News, Sports, Jobs - The Intelligencer

803, 2021

Three Madonna Alumni Named to WV Class A 2000s All-Decade Team

By |March 8th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Congratulations to Connor Arlia, Lou Comis, and Max Nogay, who were recognized as members of the WV Class A 2000s All-Decade Team by Coalfields & Co. All three Blue Dons were a part of the State Runners-Up team in 2007 and 2008 and the State Championship team in 2009 that went 14-0.   [OFFICIAL] WV Class “A” 2000s All-Decade Team – Coalfields & Co.

703, 2021

Pens Gear Raffle

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna is raffling off Pens gear. There will be two drawings: one on March 16th and one on March 17th. On the 16th, you have 5 chances to win a Mario Lemieux and Tie Domi signed Pens street hockey stick and Paul Coffey signed hockey socks. On the 17th, you have 5 chances to win a signed Mario Lemieux signed jersey.    Tickets are $25 and there are only 200 [...]

2602, 2021

Giving Tuesday Update

By |February 26th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

On December 1, 2020, Madonna High School participated in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. Funds donated on this day were set aside to help with security upgrades. Maglocks were out in the new doors and the door entrance system has been updated. Thank you again to those who donated! We also want to thank the Madonna Class of 2020 and the Mazzone Family. Their donations enabled us to [...]

2302, 2021

Madonna Students Help Urban Mission

By |February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

During Catholic Schools Week, Madonna students gathered blankets, pillows, coloring/activity books, and crayons/markers. Today, Madonna students delivered 41 bags to Urban Mission in Steubenville where children in crisis will be given the bags filled with these items. Lindsey Wheat, Rylie Cottrill, Kristina Lesho, Mia Pietranton, and Sydney Crawford presented the bags to Kelly Jeffers, Director of New Initiatives, and Tiffany Beckwith, Community Engagement Director, from Urban Mission.

2202, 2021

Download the Madonna App!

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News, Student Life|

Click on the flyer below to download the Madonna High School app now! The app will allow you to receive news, updates, and events from Madonna, along with other features. Download today to stay connected!

2901, 2021

Lady Dons Soccer Players Earn All-State Accolades

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: Athletics, Student News|

Three Lady Dons soccer players were named to the West Virginia Sports Writers Assocication's AA-A Girls Soccer All-State Team. Angelina Spickard earned 1st Team honors for her efforts in the 2020 fall season. Sofia-Teresa DiBacco and Isabella Pulice were Honorable Mentions. Congratulations ladies!

2601, 2021

Catholic Schools Week Celebration

By |January 26th, 2021|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News, Student Life|

Please follow the link below to see the activities that Madonna High School will be participating in for Catholic Schools Week.   Catholic Schools Week 2021 Catholic Schools Week Poster

3012, 2020

Six Blue Dons named to the All-Valley Small School Football Team

By |December 30th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics, Student Life|

Madonna High School had six players named to the All-Valley Small School Football Team. Santino Arlia and Lucky Pulice were named to the First Team and Jacob Bonner, Seth Humberson, Thomas Sessi, and Joe Soos were named to the Second Team.    

2212, 2020

Successful Madonna CARE-avan

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News, Student Life|

On Sunday, December 20, 2020, Madonna High School held a CARE-avan. Students, alumni, family members, and Madonna staff drove through Serra Village in Weirton with signs and decorated cars to help spread some holiday cheer. The CARE-avan then drove to Brightwood Center in Follansbee where all walked outside to wave hello to the residents. The group then drove by Golden Oaks in Follansbee and honked their horns to let them [...]

2112, 2020

New Book Series Out for Rozanne Lanczak Williams ’69

By |December 21st, 2020|Categories: Alumni News|

Rozanne Lanczak Williams '69, has a new book series out that focuses on teaching young children basic concepts of money. Her series is called “Financial Literacy for Kids." You can read more by clicking here. Here is her personal website as well: Rozanne Lanczak Williams (rozannewilliams.com)

1512, 2020

All-OVAC Volleyball Team

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

Senior, Madalena Daugherty and Sophomore, Landry Bone were both named to the Class A All-OVAC Volleyball team. Congratulations ladies!

1312, 2020

All-OVAC Football Team

By |December 13th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

Madonna High School had 8 players named to the All-OVAC Class A Team. First Team: Santino Arlia Jacob Bonner Lucky Pulice Thomas Sessi Joe Soos Honorable Mention: Michael Burdine Seth Humberson Colton Littleton

912, 2020

Class A All-State Football Team

By |December 9th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

The Class A All-State Team has been announced and there are 3 Madonna football players on the team! Thomas Sessi was named 2nd Team as a utility player. Santino Arlia and Lucky Pulice were each honorable mentions. This team is chosen by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. Congratulations Thomas, Santino, and Lucky!

812, 2020

Advent/Christmas CARE-avan

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

What:  Advent/Christmas CARE-AVAN Who:  Madonna Family Members and anyone else interested in joining us When:  Sunday, December 20 at 12:15PM Where:  Line up at the Madonna campus / drive past local nursing home facilities Why: to brighten the day of the residents & to spread some socially distanced cheer If you come to the CARE-AVAN and drive around with us...you earn 2 service hours! / If you decorate your vehicle...you [...]

712, 2020

Spickard and Macek named to All-Valley Team

By |December 7th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

The All-Valley Soccer Team was announced and Angelina Spickard was named to the 1st Team and Abby Macek was named to the 2nd Team. Congratulations ladies!

312, 2020

HS/DT All-Area Team

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

The Herald-Star/Daily Times All-Area Team was announced and Madonna Football had 8 players named to the team. Santino Arlia, Lucky Pulice, and Thomas Sessi were named 1st Team. Jacob Bonner, Seth Humberson, and Joe Soos were named 2nd Team. Anthony Gross and Colton Littleton were Honorable Mentions. Coach Rovira was also named Coach of the Year! The All-Area Dream Team featured Lucky Pulice, Thomas Sessi, Joe Soos, and Coach Rovira.  [...]

312, 2020

James Carnes ’15, named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List!

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Alumni News|

James Carnes ‘15, was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the Energy category! James is the co-founder of Iconic Air, a software startup focused on emissions monitoring and data reporting for the oil and gas industry. You can see the full profile here: Iconic Air Profile 

212, 2020

Advent Season at Madonna

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

November 29th began the Advent Season and Madonna High School students made signs to hang in the windows of the school. Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love and candles for each week are displayed for all to see when they arrive at the school. We have also created an Advent calendar for all to follow during this Advent Season. Please follow the link to see suggestions of something to do each [...]

2411, 2020

Madonna to Participate in Giving Tuesday

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

On Tuesday, December 1st Madonna will participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving. Funds raised on this day will go towards finishing up security updates at the school. Recently, new doors were installed in the cafeteria and the rear entrance. These doors still need to have the mag locks installed. The aging door access system is getting an upgrade as well. The current system will be replaced with [...]

1611, 2020

Madonna Selling Fall Raffle Tickets

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School will be selling tickets for a Fall Raffle until November 20th. The price is $10 a ticket. There are 3 chances to win and numbers will be picked using the WV Daily 3. There will be two (2) $500 winners and one (1) $1,500 winner. This is a great chance to win some cash before the holidays! Please contact the school at 304-723-0545 or Christine Holmes at [...]

1111, 2020

Macek named to OVAC All-Star Soccer Team

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

Senior goalkeeper, Abby Macek, is Madonna's representative in the OVAC All-Star Game. This game has been cancelled for now due to COVID19, but hopefully will be rescheduled for a later date. Congratulations Abby on a great soccer career at Madonna!

1111, 2020

Madonna Football Team in Playoffs

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

The Madonna Football team has made the playoffs for the second year in a row. The #15 ranked Blue Dons will travel to #2 ranked Greenbrier West on Saturday, November 14th. The game will kick off at 7:30PM. Good luck Blue Dons!

1011, 2020

Sessi Named 106.3 The River’s Athlete of the Week

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

Senior, Thomas Sessi, was named the 106.3 The River's High School Athlete of the Week on November 10th. He ran for 72 yards and two touchdowns, and had seven receptions for 145 yards and two more scores in Madonna's win over Bridgeport!

911, 2020

2020 Soccer Awards

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics, Student News|

The Lady Dons Soccer Team had many players earn spots on the WV High School Soccer Coaches Association All-State and All-Region Teams and the All OVAC Team: WVHSSCA: Angelina Spickard - 2nd Team All-State and 1st Team All-Region Sofia-Teresa DiBacco - All-State Honorable Mention and 1st Team All-Region Isabella Pulice - All-State Honorable Mention and 1st Team All-Region Abby Macek - 2nd Team [...]

510, 2020

2020 Homecoming Court

By |October 5th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Presenting the Madonna High School 2020 Homecoming Court! The king will be selected Tuesday following the parade and the queen will be crowned during halftime of Saturday’s game vs. Hundred. Front Row: (left to right) Gabriella Green, Jazzlyn Melnyk, Marianna Martinez-Perez, Michaela Battista, Madalena Daugherty Back Row: (left to right) Jacob Bonner, Thomas Sessi, Tyler Starvaggi, Evan Daniels, Lucky Pulice

110, 2020

Daugherty Named 106.3 The River Athlete of the Week

By |October 1st, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

Maddie Daugherty was named 106.3 The River Athlete of the Week on October 1, 2020. She scored the winning goal in the 1A/3A OVAC Championship game for girls soccer. Congratulations Maddie!

2709, 2020

Lady Dons Win Class 1A/3A Soccer OVAC Championship!

By |September 27th, 2020|Categories: Athletics, Homepage News|

The Lady Dons Soccer team won the Class 1A/3A OVAC Championship on September 26th with a 1-0 victory over Steubenville Central Catholic. The two teams traveled to St. Clairsville High School to play the championship match. Senior Maddie Daugherty scored with 5 minutes remaining the game by running past the Crusaders defense and slotting the ball past the goalie. https://www.weirtondailytimes.com/sports/2020/09/madonna-girls-win-ovac-title-with-heavy-hearts/

2608, 2020

2020-2021 Orientation Dates

By |August 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wednesday, September 2nd Freshmen – 9-10:30AM Sophomores – 11AM-12PM Thursday, September 3rd Seniors – 9:30-10:30AM Juniors – 11AM-12PM Parents and students are both asked to attend these sessions.

2807, 2020

Class of ’68 Birthday Bash Postponed

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News|

The class of ‘68 has changed the date of the 70th birthday bash to August 31-September 2, 2021. The party will be held at Oglebay Resort. It will be a fun filled event with fun food, golf, and any other activities Oglebay offers. Anyone in the class if ‘68 who has not heard from the committee may contact Francine Bundy Swiger at 740-624-2153. 

1707, 2020

Lea Colantonio ’17 Begins Research Project at WVU

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Lea Colantonio ’17, is an upcoming senior at West Virginia University majoring in Biochemistry. Lea has maintained a 4.0 GPA average through her years at WVU. She has also recently started her own research project at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. The research project is titled “Plasma Glutamate Levels in Post Stroke Depression.” Lea started this research project in dedication to her grandmother Rosemarie Colantonio, who passed away in [...]

1507, 2020

Kristen Tunno Orndoff Wins Mrs. International PA

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News|

Congratulations to Kristen Tunno Orndoff ‘12, who recently won the Mrs. Pennsylvania International Pageant! She will compete in the Mrs. International Pageant July 24-25th in Tennessee. Good luck Kristen! Here's a link to a video about her journey: https://youtu.be/U9vvjhikzzs

607, 2020

Boniti signs with Geneva College

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Athletics|

Congratulations to Evan Boniti who officially signed to play basketball at Geneva College! Joining Evan are his parents Greg and Debbie, and in the back row left to right, Coach Paul Buffington of Steel City Warriors AAU, Coach Daryl Givner of Steel City Warriors AAU and Coach Ron Moore.

307, 2020

Dowiak and Krynicki Awarded OVAC Scholarships

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Athletics|

Congratulations to Seniors, Carly Dowiak and Kali Krynicki for being awarded OVAC Scholarships. Kali won the Stephen E. Hannig Memorial Scholarship for soccer. Carly won the President's Scholarship which is the highest award the OVAC gives each year. The award goes to a student-athlete possessing strong leadership skills in the school and the community.   https://www.ovac.org/Scholarship

406, 2020

Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremony Information

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

A combined Baccalaureate and Commencement Service for the Madonna High School Class of 2020 will take place Saturday, June 6 at 12:00PM at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. Guest speaker Mr. Dan McCune, Madonna High School Class of 1980, has recorded a video of his message for the graduating class to watch. Due to social distancing guidelines, this year’s ceremony is not open to the public. The ceremony will [...]

2105, 2020

Dowiak Commits to University of Pittsburgh

By |May 21st, 2020|Categories: Athletics|

Carly Dowiak will attend the University of Pittsburgh and be a member of their cheer squad!

1505, 2020

One Mission One Day Thank you!!

By |May 15th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Thank you to 145 donors who supported Madonna High School through One Mission One Day on May 5th! The generous donations given to help our families affected by COVID-19 reached a total of $24,250! These funds will assist around 15 Madonna families. We appreciate those that made a gift this year. Save the date for next year's One Mission One Day on May 4, 2021.

2504, 2020

Madonna High School 2020 St. Sebastian Winners Announced

By |April 25th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Carly Dowiak and Brennan Secrist, were selected to receive the St. Sebastian Medal from the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston. The St. Sebastian Medal is named for St. Sebastian, who is the Patron Saint of Athletes because he was always depicted in fine physical shape. Carly and Brennan were recognized for being high-achieving student athletes and exhibiting the qualities of sportsmanship, teamwork, academics, and a high respect for school, classmates, teammates, [...]

2504, 2020

Madonna High School 2020 Aquinas Award Winner

By |April 25th, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Ava Loch Ava Loch is the 2020 Aquinas Award recipient from Madonna High School. Ava was selected as the award winner by the faculty of Madonna High School. The award recognizes students for their outstanding qualities of faithful discipleship, academic excellence, leadership and service to the school, parish and community, reflecting the ideals of Catholic education epitomized by St. Thomas Aquinas, the patron saint of students. It is [...]

1304, 2020

Cletus Hagg ’86 Retires from the Air Force Office of Special Investigations

By |April 13th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Cletus Hagg, class of 1986, recently retired after almost 30 years as a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. At his retirement, he was awarded the Air Force Outstanding Civilian Career Service Award. During his career, he was also awarded the Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award four times and the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism. He served in Saudi Arabia [...]

1304, 2020

Judge Patrick Flatley, ’72 is retiring as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

By |April 13th, 2020|Categories: Alumni News|

Pictured are Judge James P. Mazzone (left) and Judge Patrick M. Flatley (right). Judge Mazzone, is currently a U.S. Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, and is a 1981 Madonna graduate. Judge Flatley is retiring from his position as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, and is a 1972 Madonna graduate.

303, 2020

Madonna Wins National Curriculum and Instruction Award!

By |March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Alumni News, Homepage News|

On Monday, March 2nd, Today's Catholic Teacher announced that Madonna High School is the winner of the Innovations in Catholic Education Award in the Curriculum and Instruction category! The following description of our program is found on their website: https://www.catholicteacher.com/announcing-the-2020-innovations-in-catholic-education-finalists/ Madonna High School in Weirton, West Virginia, developed a roadmap for educational excellence which included Healthcare, Engineering, Legal, and Business career tracks. The career tracks are a combination of current courses offered, courses [...]

302, 2020

Melnyk named Eastern Gateway Community College High School Athlete of the Week

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Athletics|

Lady Don basketball player, Jazzy Melnyk, was named this week's Eastern Gateway Community College High School Athlete of the Week! She received a plaque from Granada Trophies and will be featured on 106.3 the River, River Talk, and The River's Facebook page.

2301, 2020

Madonna is one of 3 Finalists for education award

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Homepage News|

Madonna is one of 3 finalists in the Curriculum and instruction category for the Innovations in Catholic Education awards. Our newly implemented MOOCs program was submitted and chosen out of 100 applicants. The winner will be announced in the spring. The full article can be found here: https://www.catholicteacher.com/announcing-the-2020-innovations-in-catholic-education-finalists/

2312, 2019

Collection for Kelsey’s Christmas

By |December 23rd, 2019|Categories: Homepage News|

Madonna students and faculty were honored to once again support Kelsey's Christmas which provides toys to the kids at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. This year over $350 in cash was collected as well as the toys that are shown around the tree. Standing on the right is Senior Kennedy Martin who organized this year's event and Freshman Ben Jasko who assisted with the event.

612, 2019

Madonna Celebrates 65 Years

By |December 6th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Madonna’s 65th Year Celebration brought a large gathering of alumni, family, friends, and sponsors to celebrate the long, beautiful history of Madonna High School at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort. Our presenting sponsors were the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and Starvaggi Industries. Their generosity, along with our other sponsors, H.E. Neumann Co.,  James White Construction, St. Paul’s Church Holy Name Men,  Gus’s Goodies and Franciscan University of Steubenville, allowed us the [...]

811, 2019

Veterans Day Tribute

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

On Friday, November 8th,  Madonna High School honored veterans with a program that included four active and retired military members speaking about their experiences. Special thanks to those who took time out of their day to speak: U.S. Air Force: Airman First Class Phillip Good (Active Duty) Madonna Class of 2017 U.S. Navy: Petty Officer Second Class Very Rev. Dennis R. Schuelkens, Jr. V.E.  Madonna's Designated Pastor U.S. Army: Sgt. [...]

711, 2019

Students in Local Art Exhibition

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Students from local schools were invited to submit art pieces to be on display at the Summit Art Gallery in downtown Weirton. The Winter Celebration Student Art Exhibition will be on display through December at 3393 Main Street. The following students participated and received awards for their work: First Place: Mallorie O’Brien, “Bun Bun” (Grade 11) Second Place: Rylie Cottrill, “Winter Serenity” (Grade 9) Third Place: Eliza Aguirre, “Sparkling Christmas [...]

411, 2019

NET Visits with Madonna Students

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Homepage News, Student Life|

Madonna hosted Team #2 of NET (National Evangelization Team) on Wednesday and Thursday, October 30th & 31st. The theme of STRENGTH IN NUMBERS about authentic friendship was enjoyed by the Juniors and Seniors on Wednesday followed by RIGHTEOUSNESS about a good and right relationship with Jesus. NET, based out of St. Paul, MN, travels around the U.S. leading retreats for young people from September to May every year. They use [...]

2810, 2019

2019-2020 First Nine Week Honor Roll

By |October 28th, 2019|Categories: Homepage News, Honor Roll|

The following students have been placed on Distinguished Honors 4.0 Seniors – Eliza Aguirre, Adelena Backel, Evan Boniti, Vincenzo Conforti, Madison Costello, Kelsey Crawford, Carly Dowiak, Dylan Kolb, Kali Krynicki, Ava Loch, Isabel Loch, Kennedy Martin, Megan Maus, Gabrielle Mazzone, Jakob McCombs, Lexus Melnyk, Rachel Miller, Adriana Palumbo, Rachel Peterson, Sabrina Sauer Juniors – Madison Bine, Jacob Bonner, Domenic Brncic, Cheyenne Carpenter, Elyse Chartier, Sydney Crawford, Evan Daniels, Madalena Daugherty, [...]

2710, 2019

Madonna Contributes to the Community

By |October 27th, 2019|Categories: Homepage News|

Over the last two weeks, Madonna High School has had multiple opportunities to help our surrounding communities. -October 14th was a fee dress day to benefit Make-A-Wish -October 21-25 Madonna and Steubenville Catholic Central competed in the Goodwill Drive to Victory and collected over 5,800 pounds of items for local Goodwill stores. -October 25th was a fee dress day to benefit the Weirton United Way -October 26th Madonna and Weir [...]

2509, 2019

2019 Homecoming King and Queen

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Homepage News|

Congratulations to the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen, Brennan Secrist and Carly Dowiak! The other members of the Homecoming Court were: Addie Backel, Kelsey Crawford, Lexus Melnyk,  Ava Loch, Josh Gasvoda, Angelo Quattrochi, Jakob McCombs, Roman Baird.  

309, 2019

Madonna Students to Attend OPIOID Awareness Summit

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Homepage News|

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Madonna students will attend the OPIOID Awareness Summit at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown.  Madonna is grateful for the transportation made available by donors that will allow every student and teacher to attend. For more information regarding the summit please visit wvgamechanger.com

2908, 2019

Food Drive Collection to be Held

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Homepage News|

The Madonna Interact Club will be holding a food drive to collect cans of Chef Boyardee and Spaghetti O's to support the Feed for Success Backpack Program. This program provides food to students at Weirton Elementary for the weekend when other resources may not be available to them. The collection will start on Monday, September 9th and end Friday, September 13th. Please support this wonderful program!

2908, 2019

Students Participate in the Installation Mass for Bishop Brennan

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Homepage News|

On Thursday, August 22nd, four students from Madonna attended the Installation Mass for Bishop Mark Brennan.  The students, Addie Backel, Jordan Dillon, Ava Loch, and Isabel Loch, were selected because of their participation on Diocesan Youth Board.  Ava and Addie, representing all Catholic school students throughout West Virginia, greeted the Bishop at the beginning of the Mass. Isabel and Jordan each read a petition.  “Reading a petition was really cool. [...]

2808, 2019

Andrea Alimario Named OVAC Queen of Queens

By |August 28th, 2019|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Alumni News, Homepage News|

On July 27, 2019 recent Madonna graduate, Andrea Alimario, was named the OVAC Queen of Queens during the Rudy Mumley OVAC All Star Charity Football Game at Wheeling Island Stadium.  The winner is selected based on 60% talent, 25% poise and presentation, 15% personality/interview. Andrea showcased her musical talents by performing vocally and on the piano, "If I Ain't Got You" by Alicia Keys. She is the first winner from Madonna [...]

608, 2019

Class of 1964 Holds 55th Reunion

By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Reunion Information|

Recently, the class of 1964 held their 55th Class Reunion. The festivities began with an Icebreaker on Friday, August 2nd at Bubba's Wings ( The Victorian Hall), on Friday, August 2, 2019. A member of the class of '64, Mayor Harold Miller, and his wife Chris are owners and operators of the establishment.    The following evening was the reunion at Undo's in Weirton where the class of 1964 enjoyed their time [...]

2506, 2019

Students and Alumni Participate in Lend-A-Hand for Appalachia

By |June 25th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Every June, students and alumni of Madonna High School make a trip to the Southern Coalfields Region of West Virginia to help build and repair homes through Lend-A-Hand for Appalachia. This year four current students Ava Loch, Isabel Loch, Kennedy Martin, and Jakob McCombs joined alumni chaperones Matthew Lyons and John Martin where they repaired a roof and installed doors to a home in Mullens, WV. Lend-A-Hand for Appalachia has [...]

2505, 2019

Congratulations Class of 2019!

By |May 25th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

The Madonna Class of 2019 received their diplomas on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in the William C. Barrett Gymnasium at Madonna High School. Alumni speaker for the event was Mr. Dan Manack, Madonna Class of 1976. Leading the thirty-seven members of the graduating class are valedictorians Andrea Caitlyn Torres Alimario, Eric James Chartier, Chad Christopher Durante, Abigail Lee Nickerson and salutatorian MaKayla Ann Virden. Rounding out the top ten are [...]

2205, 2019

Cameron Dowiak ’15 Speaks at Marietta Commencement

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

Cameron Dowiak, class of 2015, won The Jewett Orations which is a traditional part of Marietta’s Commencement ceremony. The Jewett prize is given annually to two members of the graduating class that excel in oration. Cameron earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. A link to her speech "I Hope" and the video (the speech begins around the 2:15 mark) can be found below: https://www.marietta.edu/sites/default/files/jewett-dowiak2019.pdf https://vimeo.com/334293525?ref=em-share  

504, 2019

Lonni Riggs, Aquinas Medal Winner

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Senior Lonni Riggs has been named the 2019 Aquinas Award recipient from Madonna High School. Lonni will be receiving the Aquinas Medal at the 25th annual Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools on Sunday, April 7, in Morgantown, West Virginia.  Lonni was selected as the award winner by the faculty of Madonna High School.  The award recognizes students for their outstanding qualities of faithful discipleship, academic excellence, leadership and service to [...]

404, 2019

St. Sebastian Winners Announced

By |April 4th, 2019|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Seniors Rachel Boniti and Alec Cook will each receive the St. Sebastian Medal from the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston on Sunday, April 7 in Morgantown.  The St. Sebastian Medal is named for St. Sebastian, who is the Patron Saint of Athletes because he was always depicted in fine physical shape. Rachel and Alec are being recognized for being high-achieving student athletes and exhibiting the qualities of sportsmanship, teamwork, academics, and a [...]

2603, 2019

WVU President, E. Gordon Gee Visits Madonna

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

West Virginia University President, E. Gordon Gee, visited with the students of Madonna High School on Thursday, March 21st, answering questions and meeting with the students and faculty. The 8th graders from St. Joseph the Worker and St. Paul Schools were also able to be a part of the visit from President Gee. They were at Madonna for their visitation day and got to participate in some fun activities during [...]

2603, 2019

Madonna Alumni Help in Weirton Community

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

The link below will take you to a story from the Weirton Daily Times about Jim Pauchnick '64 and his work with the Community Bread Basket. He also works to get his past classmates involved. A great example of a "Follower of Christ and Leader in the World!" https://www.weirtondailytimes.com/news/community/2019/03/madonna-high-school-class-of-1964-helps-feed-the-hungry/  

2503, 2019

Youth Leadership Program Graduation

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

Congratulations to the 10 sophomores that graduated from the Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership program this weekend! Madison Bine, Elyse Chartier, Sydney Crawford, Maddi Daugherty, Jordan Dillon, Marianna Martinez-Perez, Jazzy Melnyk, Chris Noble, Mallorie O'Brien, and Krista Velegol. (Not pictured Madison Bine and Sydney Crawford)

2503, 2019

Ross Comis ’14 Receives Inspirational Award at UMass

By |March 25th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News|

Ross Comis '14 received the 2018-2019 Michael Boland Inspirational Award this past week. The award is given annually to one offensive and one defensive player who reflect Boland's characteristics, including his hard-working attitude, determination, integrity and commitment to UMass football. Below is a link to the story from UMass. https://umassathletics.com/news/2019/3/21/barr-comis-names-2019-michael-boland-inspiration-award-recipients.aspx

1803, 2019

Class of 2017 Donation

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Alumni News|

Thanks to the efforts of 2017 Class President, Rebecca Garan and 2017 Class Moderator, Mrs. Canella, the school cafeteria is now the home of a beautiful convection oven donated by the Class of 2017.  Rebecca Garan is now in her second year at WVU. Madonna High School is grateful for the thoughtfulness to use their remaining funds for this donation!  

803, 2019

National Honor Society Induction

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Achievements and Awards, Homepage News|

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, twenty-one new members were inducted the National Honor Society during a ceremony held in St. Joseph the Worker Church. The new members were seniors Garrett Cook, Julia Dennis, Kaitlynne Seminsky, and Mikayla Sole; and juniors Eliza Aguirre, Adelena Backel, Evan Boniti, Vincenzo Conforti, Madison Costello, Kelsey Crawford, Carly Dowiak, Dylan Kolb, Kali Krynicki, Ava Loch, Isabel Loch, Kennedy Martin, Megan Maus, Gabrielle Mazzone, Lexus Melnyk, [...]

2201, 2019

Catholic School Weeks Activities Announced

By |January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Activities for Madonna High School Catholic Schools Week which is scheduled for January 28-February 1, 2019 are as follows: MONDAY-  Mardis Gras Wear purple, green, yellow, beads, and feathers! (Pinterest has good theme ideas!!) Student Appreciation-Cookies will be passed out to students at lunch. No homework will be given! Activity- Karaoke TUESDAY- Wear your Favorite Sports Team jersey! St. Paul’s School and St. Joseph the Worker grade schools will be visiting.If [...]

1001, 2019

PARENT INFORMATION REGARDING TUITION ASSISTANCE

By |January 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

2019-2020 DIOCESAN TUITION ASSISTANCE PROCESS IS OPEN For the 28th consecutive year, the Diocesan Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is striving to keep Catholic school education affordable for Catholic families who desire it for their children but who may need some financial assistance to make that dream a reality. Thanks to the ongoing and genuine commitment of The Most Reverend William Lori to the Catholic schools in our Diocese, funds have, [...]

901, 2019

Night at the Races to Be Held

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School will be sponsoring a Night at the Races on Saturday, February 9, 2019, beginning at 6:00 pm in the Gymnasium. A fun night of food & drinks, excitement and prizes. The evening features 13 horse races on the big screen, 50/50 raffle, and Chinese Auction items. Bring your friends and pick your favorite horse to win! Tickets are $15 and include food and non-alcoholic  beverages. Reserved seating [...]

512, 2018

2018 Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Held

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

  The newest members of the Weirton Madonna Hall of Fame were inducted on Saturday, December 1, at Williams Country Club. The 2018 honorees are as follows: Athletic Excellence - John Harcharic ('70), Peter Horoszko (('68), Richard Matijevich ('70), and Paul Paolisso (''70) Academic Excellence - Maureen Lafferty ('77) Service to Catholic Education - Edward Fusiek('67),  and Richard Mahoney ('64) Philanthropy - Norman D. Ferrari, Jr.  (Posthumously) Lifetime Achievement - Timothy [...]

512, 2018

2018 Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Held

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Alumni News, Homepage News|

  The newest members of the Weirton Madonna Hall of Fame were inducted on Saturday, December 1, at Williams Country Club. The 2018 honorees are as follows: Athletic Excellence - John Harcharic ('70), Peter Horoszko (('68), Richard Matijevich ('70), and Paul Paolisso (''70) Academic Excellence - Maureen Lafferty ('77) Service to Catholic Education - Edward Fusiek('67),  and Richard Mahoney ('64) Philanthropy - Norman D. Ferrari, Jr.  (Posthumously) Lifetime Achievement - Timothy [...]

2011, 2018

Madonna to Hold Open House

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School will be holding a Parent Open House on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm,  for parents of any fifth to eighth grade student in the tri-state area .  Teachers will be available to discuss curriculum, tours of the school will be conducted, and refreshments will be served.  This is a great opportunity to visit Madonna and see what the school has to offer.   If [...]

511, 2018

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Madonna High School Hall of Fame exists to recognize outstanding Alumni and school supporters for their significant achievements and contributions to Madonna High School. Honorees are selected by a committee based on their humanitarian or athletic contributions. Madonna High School is proud to announce the members being inducted into the 2018 Hall of Fame class and their award category: Lifetime Achievement Timothy Castelli ‘85 Norman D. Ferrari III ‘75 [...]

3010, 2018

By |October 30th, 2018|Categories: Honor Roll, Uncategorized|

2018-2019 School Year 2nd Nine Week Honor Roll The following students have been placed on Distinguished Honors 4.0 Seniors – Sabrina Alatis, Andrea Alimario, Alexandra Backel, Luke Beatty, Abigail Bernabei, Lexington Bever, Rachel Boniti, Eric Chartier,  Garrett Cook, Chad Durante, Francesca Fulciniti, Niko Fuscardo, Joseph Jelski, Abigail Nickerson, Gabriella Staffileno, MaKayla Virden Juniors – Eliza Aguirre, Adelena Backel, Evan Boniti, Vincenzo Conforti, Madison Costello, Kelsey Crawford, Carly Dowiak, Dylan Kolb, [...]

1510, 2018

Drive to Victory – Madonna vs. Steubenville Catholic Central

By |October 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna and Steubenville Catholic Central High Schools will compete in WTOV9 Goodwill Drive to Victory during the week of October 15- October 19. Drive to Victory is a friendly competition each week between two local schools that battle off the field in a donation drive benefiting Goodwill of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio. Clothing and other items can be donated at the Goodwill trailer located at Madonna High School [...]

210, 2018

Homecoming and Spirit Week Activities Announced

By |October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School will celebrate Homecoming week beginning on Monday, October 8.  The themes, activities and events are as follows: Monday (10/8): Country/ Hick Day! - Wear your best redneck attire on this day! Overalls, flannels, boots, camo! (Dress code still applies; appropriate jeans and appropriate lengths of shorts!). End of the day activity is Volleyball. Tuesday (10/9): Grandparents/Senior Citizen Day! - Dress as your grandparent or any senior citizen! Slippers, walkers, all other attire [...]

210, 2018

Shop for Madonna Items at Our On-Line Store

By |October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School has teamed up with Graphics In Print to provide  an on- line store for  purchase of Madonna items.  If you are coming to the Homecoming game against Van and need a new sweatshirt or tee shirt for the game go to the following link for your purchase.  Items can either be picked up at Graphics In Print, 1221 Pennsylvania Ave, Weirton, WV, 26062 or will be shipped.  Deadline for [...]

2509, 2018

Oktoberfest To Be Held October 6, 2018

By |September 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Mark your calendars for the Second Annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 6, from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, sponsored by St. Joseph the Work grade school on the school grounds.  Madonna students will be participating with  food booths sponsored by each class.    The Madonna Cheerleaders are sponsoring a Cheer- a -thon between 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  The football team is selling raffle tickets for a Yeti Cooler.  St. [...]

1209, 2018

Attention Madonna Alumni!

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna Alumni are invited to our tailgate before the homecoming game against Van. It will be October 13, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Come out for food, refreshments, and fun and stay to cheer on our Blue Dons!

1308, 2018

Madonna Mini Conference Held

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna Administration, Faculty, Staff and Coaches gathered together on Sunday for a special Mini-Conference - 'Getting at the Soul of Madonna' on Sunday, August 12. CLICK HERE to read the article featured in the Weirton Daily Times.

908, 2018

Friends of Madonna Picnic

By |August 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Join us for an evening with friends, family, food, and fun! We will have Meet the Team, Spinning Jenny will be playing starting at 7:30 pm and the raffle drawings for a chance to win a total of $1,000 will happen around 9:00 pm. $5 for parking.

808, 2018

Fall Sports Program

By |August 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Student pages and sponsor advertisements are now being taken for the Madonna Fall Sports Program. If you are interested in honoring your student, or placing an advertisement, click on the appropriate form below and submit by Friday, August 10. 2018 PARENTS LETTER 2018 SPONSOR LETTER

1906, 2018

2018 Madonna Football Schedule Announced

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Click below for a printable copy: WM 2018 Football Schedule Saturday, 8/11/18, 10:00 (Away) Toronto (Scrimmage); Friday, 8/17/18, 6:00 (Home) vs Tyler/Oak Glen (Scrimmage); Thursday, 8/23/18, 7:00 pm vs. Bridgeport, Ohio; Friday, 8/31/18, 7:00 pm @ Wheeling Central; Saturday, 9/8/18, 7:00 pm vs. Vincentian Academy (PA); Saturday, 09/15/18, 7:00 pm vs. Beallsville (JR. DONS NIGHT); Friday, 09/21/18, 7:00 pm @ Cameron; Saturday, 09/29/18, 1:00 pm vs. Notre Dame; 10/5/18, Open; [...]

606, 2018

Office Hours and Registration Announced

By |June 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School summer hours are 9am-Noon Monday-Thursday and closed Friday through the month of June. Hours will vary during the month of July. If you leave a message on voicemail we will get back to you as soon as possible. Registration for next year is scheduled for: Monday, July 2nd – 9am to 12pm, 5 pm to 8 pm Tuesday, July 3rd – 9am to 12pm Monday, July 30th – 9am to 12pm, 5 pm to 8 pm Tuesday, [...]

1805, 2018

Baccalaureate and Commencement to Take Place This Weekend

By |May 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Baccalaureate  and Commencement  for the Madonna High School Class of 2018 will take place this weekend.  A Baccalaureate mass will be held on Saturday, May 19, at 6:30 pm at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. The Madonna Class of 2018 will receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 20, at 2:00 pm at Madonna High School Bill Barrett Gymnasium.  Guest speaker for the event is Mr. John Anthony Mazzone, [...]

1505, 2018

Commencement Speaker Announced

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School announces Mr. John Mazzone, Madonna High School Class of 1979, will be the guest speaker at Commencement scheduled for Sunday, May 20, at 2:00 pm at the high school. Mr.  Mazzone, oldest son of Anthony and Mary Mazzone of Weirton, is a retired executive from American Electric Power in Columbus Ohio with over 32 years of applied knowledge in power plant operations, maintenance, performance, planning, outage management, [...]

305, 2018

Final Exam Schedule Announced

By |May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE, May 21, May 22, May 23, May 24.  Make-up Exams – Friday, May 25th.   Each exam period will be 70 minutes in duration. Optional Review Time is available for students who wish to consult with teachers.  Students are not required to attend Review Time.  Attendance will not be taken. Except for teachers working with students, all classrooms will be quiet study locations during Review Time.  We [...]

2004, 2018

Faculty Member to Be Recognized with Silver Apple Award

By |April 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Faculty member Mr. John Colabrese will be recognized at the  Bishop’s Dinner for Catholic Schools on Sunday, April 22,   with the Diocesan Silver Apple Award.  This award is given to a  exemplary teacher in each school in the diocese and is being given to Mr. Colabrese because of his exceptional teaching at Madonna High School. Mr.  Colabrese began teaching at Madonna High School in 2009, after 32 years in the public [...]

2803, 2018

Hall of Fame Accepting 2018 Nominations

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School is now accepting nominations for the hall’s 2018 induction class.  Forms are available at the school office or clicking on the following link.  In  the second link are additional instructions, and the third link provides some additional information about the Hall of Fame HOF Nomination Form HOF Instructions Hall of Fame Nomination forms are to be mailed to MHS, attn: Christine Holmes, 150 Michael Way, Weirton, WV [...]

2901, 2018

Day of Giving to Madonna High School Sponsored by NCEA

By |January 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) has partnered with FACTS for Many Gifts, One Nation: A Day of Giving to Catholic Schools, to be held January 30, 9 a.m. (Eastern) through January 31, 9 a.m. (Eastern). This day is made to help people give back to their local Catholic school communities.  If you would like to donate to Madonna High School, please click on the following link beginning on Tuesday [...]

2711, 2017

Mid-Term Exam Schedule Announced

By |November 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

MID-TERM EXAM SCHEDULE - DEC. 14, 15, 18 & 19 Exams will be Dec. 14, 15, 18 & 19.  Each exam period will be 70 minutes in duration. Students must stay for the duration of the exam time even if they finish in less than 70 minutes. Optional Review Time is available for students who wish to consult with teachers.  Students are not required to attend Review Time.  Attendance will [...]

1611, 2017

Junior and Freshmen Participate in N.E.T.

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna’s Classes of 2019 & 2021 were blessed to participate in a N.E.T. (National Evangelization Team) Retreat on November 9 (Jrs) and November 14 (Fr).  N.E.T. is made up of young men and women from all over who travel all over to provide retreats for junior high and high schoolers. The retreats were held at Sacred Heart of Mary cafeteria, capping off with mass at SHM Church each day.  A big thank you [...]

611, 2017

Football News

By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Madonna High School Football team will play Sherman in a first round playoff game on Friday, November 10, at 7:30 pm, at Jimmy Carey Football Field.   Tickets will go on sale on Tuesday between 8:00 am and 2:00 pm through Thursday.  Advanced tickets prices are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students.  All tickets will be $7.00 at the gate.  Only WVSSAC passes will be accepted. Orders are being [...]

2109, 2017

Spirit Week Activities Announced

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School will celebrate Spirit Week  beginning on Monday, September 25.  The following  is the schedule for the week: Monday - Tacky Tourist Day  with Volleyball being the end of the day activity. Tuesday - Disney Day, and Obstacle and Musical Chairs being the end of day activity. Wednesday - School uniforms and mass.  Wednesday evening will be the parade beginning at 5:30 pm,   followed by a Pep [...]

509, 2017

Faculty Participates in Table of Hope

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Madonna High School Administration, Faculty and Staff  have committed to leading the school and students in demonstrating volunteerism and service as a priorty for Madonna High School.  Once a month, they will participate in the Table of Hope  located at the First United Methodist Church.  The Table of Hope has served  38,199 meals since it was started five years ago.  The first group of teachers worked last Wednesday serving sixty-two [...]

2408, 2017

Madonna High School Prayer Board

By |August 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

When the MHS students entered the school on Monday to begin the 2017-2018 academic year, they will noticed a new bulletin board in the Junior hallway! It is the Madonna High School Prayer Board. Students and faculty will be encouraged to choose an intention from the prayer board and pray for that intention in a special way at that moment.  We will also collectively pray for all the intentions daily [...]

1608, 2017

Administration, Faculty and Staff Begin School Year with Retreat

By |August 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

        On Monday, August 14, 2017 the Madonna High School faculty, staff, administration as well as Fr. Dennis, Fr. Larry, and Fr. Tony ushered in the new school year with a retreat with the theme “ALL ARE INVITED TO THE TABLE” at the Sacred Heart of Mary Cafeteria and Church. All in attendance prayed, laughed, broke bread, sang, chatted, got reacquainted after a long summer, and joyfully celebrated the sacrifice [...]

1108, 2017

School Announcement

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Madonna High School office will be closed Friday, August 11, Monday, August 14, and Wednesday, August 16. Schedule changes will take place next Tuesday and Thursday between 9:00 am and 12:00 Noon. Freshman Orientation is Friday, August 18, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Our first day of school will be Monday, August 21, and will be a full day of school. Please have students bring a bag lunch [...]

506, 2017

Summer Office Hours

By |June 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School summer office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to Noon. Mark your calendars for the Madonna High School Picnic on Saturday, August 19, 2017. The first day of school will be Monday, August 21. HAVE A GREAT AND SAFE SUMMER!!!

2405, 2017

Final Exam Schedule Announced

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Final Exams will be May 30, 31, June 1 & June 2.  Each exam period will be 70 minutes in duration. Optional Review Time is available for students who wish to consult with teachers.  Students are not required to attend Review Time.  Attendance will not be taken. Except for teachers working with students, all classrooms will be quiet study locations during Review Time.  We will designate locations for quiet group study, [...]

1905, 2017

Baccalaureate and Commencement Services To Be Held This Weekend

By |May 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

               Baccalaureate and Commencement Services for the Madonna High School Class of 2017 will take place this weekend.  A Baccalaureate mass will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 6:00 pm at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church. The Madonna Class of 2017 will receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 21, at 2:00 pm at St. Joseph the Worker Church.  Guest speaker for the event is Dr. [...]

1805, 2017

Baccalaureate and Commencement Services Announced

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Baccalaureate and Commencement Services for the Madonna High School Class of 2017 will take place this weekend.  A Baccalaureate mass will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 6:00 pm at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church.   The Madonna Class of 2017 will receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 21, at 2:00 pm at St. Joseph the Worker Church.  Guest speaker for the event is Dr. Ronald Gino Cercone M.D., [...]

1805, 2017

Commencement Speaker Announced

By |May 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School announces that Dr. Ronald Gino Cercone M.D., F.A.C.S., will be the 2017 Commencement Speaker. Commencement  for forty-one  graduating seniors will be held on Sunday, May 21, at 2:00 pm at St. Joseph the Worker Church.   The Baccalaureate Mass will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 6:00 pm at St. Joseph the Worker  Church. Dr. Cercone  was born on April 20, 1955, in Steubenville, Ohio to Gino [...]

105, 2017

Amazing Raise on Tuesday, May 2

By |May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Amazing Raise is Tuesday,  May 2. The Amazing Raise is a 24-hour online giving challenge that connects community members with community nonprofits to reinforce the value of both local philanthropic giving and community engagement. Through a partnership between CFOV and Weirton Madonna High School, donors from throughout our region will come together to raise funds. This day was created as a special charitable giving day. Beginning Tuesday, May 2, from [...]

3103, 2017

Faculty Member Ms. Jean Shotting to be Recognized

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Faculty member Ms. Jean Shotting will be recognized at the  Bishop's Dinner for Catholic Schools on Sunday, April 2,   with the Diocesan Silver Apple award.  This award is given to a  exemplary teacher in each school in the diocese and is being given to Ms. Shotting because of her exceptional teaching at Madonna High School. Ms. Shotting is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa.  A graduate of Moon Area High School, she [...]

2903, 2017

Virtual College Fair Available for Students

By |March 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Virtual College Fair is available for all Madonna High School Students.  Save time, money and chat live with admissions counselors from a variety of colleges across the nation as you create, or narrow down your college wish list.  Use computer, tablet, or smartphone to connect directly for information on degrees, scholarships, campus and more. Students will be able to "visit" dozens of college and university representatives from across the [...]

703, 2017

Madonna Announces Open House

By |March 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School OPEN HOUSE Monday, March 13, 2017 5:30-7:30pm 150 Michael Way, 304-723-0545 Parents, students & visitors welcome to tour the school, visit classrooms, gather information & meet the faculty and coaching staff. All in attendance get a chance to WIN a PITTSBURGH PENGUIN PACKAGE (4 tickets & parking pass) Hope to see you there!

2102, 2017

Boys Basketball Sectional Pairings and Schedule Announced.

By |February 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Below are the final results for Region 1 Section 1 and 2 boys basketball. The section 1 pairings and tournament schedule is also below. Region 1: 1. Wheeling Central 2. St. Marys 3. Madonna 4. Bishop Donahue 5. Cameron 6. Magnolia 7. Valley 8. Paden City 9. Tyler Consolidated 10. Ritchie County 11. Hundred Section 1: 1. Wheeling Central 2. Madonna 3. Bishop Donahue 4. Cameron 5. Valley 6. Hundred [...]

2401, 2017

Catholic Schools Week Activities Announced for Madonna High School

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The following activities have been announced for Madonna High School. Sunday, January 29- In Our Parish Kick off the week with Sunday Mass with your family.  Wear your blue & gray representing MADONNA HIGH SCHOOL. Monday, January 30- In Our Community Wear your BLUE DON GEAR!  We will be giving back to the community by donating educational materials & school items to the Weirton Christian Center. A competition between grade [...]

1701, 2017

Tuesday Sporting Events

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Madonna High School has a busy sports schedule this evening. The  MHS Freshman Boys Basketball team will play Wellsville at 4:45p.m. at MHS GYM, followed by the JV Girls who will play two quarters against Oak Glen at approximately 6:00 pm.  The Varsity girls will then play Oak Glen Varsity at approximately 7:15 pm.  All of these will be in the Madonna Gym PLEASE USE BACK PARKING LOT & BACK [...]