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Snapshots of Second Grade Learning: Oceanography, Engineering and Baby Pigs

See education through our students' eyes!

Snapshots of Second Grade Learning:
Students recently spent the day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium learning about oceanography and conservation.

Outdoor Exploration Focus of After School Program

 

 
 
The After School Program is still being offered. Currently, there are students enrolled for Thursday. The focus is Outdoor Exploration and will include activities such as hiking, art, and cooperative games. Generally kids enjoy some down time after school followed by snack, homework time, and then the rest of the activities.
 
We are planning to offer another cooking class this spring, as well as other classes geared around a specific, focused topic, like the cooking and art/felting classes.

Where: Mount Madonna School
Time: 3:25-5:25pm
Other: Transportation available

Mount Madonna School faculty member, Jen Block, is director of this program. You may contact Jen at 408-847-2717 x578 or email afterschool@mountmadonna.org.
 

Download Adventures After School flyer 

Samvaad V: A Dialogue on Education

MMS faculty member Ward "SN" Mailliard is participating in the upcoming Samvaad V dialgoues in education hosted by The Heritage School, Gurgaon, India. This year's theme is "The Improvisational Dance of Teaching and Learning." Participants will dicuss ways to be adaptive and creatively responsive to the ever-chaning needs of students. 

Morgan Hill Times, Student of the Week: Sienna Clifton

Morgan Hill Times, 1/23/2015, "Student of the Week: Sienna Clifton

5th Grade Booth at WhaleFest on Fisherman's Wharf, Monterey

At the event, the 5th grade class will be sharing their orca project with the public and their activities they created to teach the public about the threats that orcas face.

Date: 
Jan 25, 2015

Morgan Hill Life: MMS Junior Participates in AAUW Speech Contest

Morgan Hill Life, 1/21-2/3/2015 edition, page 3, "Around Town...With Robert Airoldi." Mount Madonna School junior CeCe Moreno was one of nine local high school students who particpated in the second annual speech contest sponsored by the Morgan Hill branch of the American Associaion of University Women (AAUW) on the topic of "College, is it worth the cost?"

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Featured Video: Educating Hearts & Minds, Mount Madonna School's Elementary Grades

See the world through our teachers' eyes: 

Mount Madonna School (MMS) elementary faculty share insight about what makes the MMS elementary program unique and outstanding.
 

"Building Resilience, Self-discipline and a Zest for Life in Children and Teenagers": a Public Lecture on February 19 at Cabrillo College

Clinical Psychologist, Parenting Expert and Best-Selling Author Dr. Wendy Mogel Presented by Mount Madonna School, Gateway School, York School, and Cabrillo College
 

Featured Video: 2014 High School Whitewater Rafting Trip

See the world through our students' eyes: 

Mount Madonna high school students spent their first week of school in September whitewater rafting on the American River. 
 
 

2013-14 Fifth Grade Class' Sea Turtle Movie Named as Finalist in CreaTV's Local Filmmaker Awards; Gala on January 10

Mount Madonna School and teachers Jessica Cambell and Nate Rockhold are excited to announce that the 2013-14 fifth grade class’ sea turtle project movie, "Don't Be A Nurdle, Save the Sea Turtle; Poaching, Bycatch & Plastic Pollution, Tell the Whole World About Our Solution" has been selected as a FINALIST in the student filmmaker category of the 2014 CreaTiVe Awards.