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The Playing Field has been in the media. Below are links to news articles and videos about our Mission, Conscious Discipline, and other important news.

Playground fundraiser a success for homeless children and others who experience traumas

December 31, 2019

Homeless children and others who enroll at an early learning center in Madison are getting a new playground, thanks to generous donations from the community.

Congratulations to Attic Angels, which raised nearly $75,000 for the project this year, as part of its 130th anniversary celebration in Madison.

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Playground designed for kids with emotional and developmental needs

December 20, 2019

MADISON (WKOW) — Attic Angels today unveiled their gift of a playground to children enrolled at The Playing Field early learning center in Madison.

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Benefiting The Playing Field

December 20, 2019

Madison’s historic philanthropic Attic Angel Association turned 130 in 2019 and held a fundraiser all year long to build a playground that will benefit children who experience trauma and other challenges. With the help of the community and a generous couple who provided a large matching gift challenge, nearly $75,000 in donations was raised and presented just before Christmas to The Playing Field early learning center in Madison.

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Get Up and Go! Day!

August 2, 2019

The Playing Field was featured by Wisconsin Public Television in their annual Get Up and Go broadcast on August 2nd. The Playing Field had a booth where children could make a pinwheel tool to assist them in practicing deep breathing. Our Executive Director, Abbi Kruse and Program Director, Michelle Henner were also interviewed by Sarah Jacobs for the live broadcast and had the chance to share more information about Conscious Discipline. View our clips from the broadcast at the following starting places: Clip one begins at 43.00 and our interview clip begins at 1.32.

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NEWS 3: ATTIC ANGEL CELEBRATES 130 YEARS OF CARING

JULY 28, 2019

We are so thankful to Attic Angels and for all of our school family members who came to celebrate with us on July 28, 2019! Happy 130th Attic Angel Association! 🎉 For more details see the Channel 3 news story.

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ATTIC ANGEL SUPPORTS PLAY AS THEIR 130TH BIRTHDAY GIFT TO THE COMMUNITY

JULY 18, 2019

Guests:  Mary Ann Drescher, president/CEO, Attic Angel Community; Anne Dorn, Vice Chair, Attic Angel Association; Abbi Kruse, Executive Director, The Playing Field…

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For the Record: Attic Angel Community and the Playing Field

July 7, 2019

Neil sits down with Mary Ann Drescher, President/CEO of Attic Angel Community, Amy Nickles, Chair of the Board and Abbi Kruse, Executive Director of The Playing Field. Attic Angels is celebrating a 130th birthday this summer.

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Faith & Life Today – Attic Angel

May 30, 2019

From Attic Angel Community-Madison, Kelly Cheramy (Outreach Coordinator), Sally Lorenz (former Board member) and Abbi Kruse (Executive Director of The Playing Field)

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Leveling The Field

APRIL 8, 2019

The Wisconsin State Journal recently published an article about the great things The Playing Field is doing for children of all diversities.

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Norway Turns To Wisconsin For Trauma-Informed Schooling

APRIL 6, 2018

Watch a video from Wisconsin Public Television about First Lady Tonette Walker bringing Norway officials and educators to The Playing Field so they could learn more about Trauma-Informed Schooling.

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Fair Play

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016

Read a recent article in The Isthmus that was published on our model.

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