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gmh Today: A Trip to Remember: Uxhumano - Journey to South Africa

gmh Today, November/Decmeber 2015, "A Trip to Remember: Uxhumano - Journey to South Africa." Read more

The Connection, 2014-15

The Connection, 2014-15, an annual publication for families, friends and alumni of Mount Madonna School.

Junior Robotics Team Enters Wonder League Competition

The first Mount Madonna School (MMS) junior robotics team recently began preparing for the Wonder League Robotics Competition. The MMS team is sponsored by parents and The Factory, a new lab program at MMS for “makers.” The competition is open to students age 11 and under, and requires programming robots to complete seven missions.
 

Edutopia: Service Learning - Growing Action from the Roots of Passion

Edutopia, 11/9/2015, "Service Learning: Growing Actions from the Roots of Passion," by Mount Madonna School fifth grade teacher and elementary science specialist, Jessica Cambell. Read her blog.

Honoring Traditions: Students' Altar Celebrates Dia de los Muertos

By Sara Sobkoviak and Jenne Wood-Taylor
 
Last week was a bustle of activity in the Spanish classroom, where all students grades 3 through 11, helped to create pieces for a large, group ofrenda installation honoring Día de los Muertos.
 
Each Spanish class spent time learning about the cultural significance and origins of this important Latin American holiday.

Eggs, Chickens, Buddies and Berries: Students Experience a Working Farm

“Wow! A new egg!” said a wide-eyed six-year-old girl, extending her arm to show this “treasure.” As students took turns wrapping their fingers around the egg’s warm brown shell, nearby classmates cuddled accommodating hens or peered through wooden pens, coming face to face with hairy goats.
 

Student Spotlight: Louis Marshall

Name, age, grade, city of residence
Louis Marshall, 17, Grade 12, Corralitos
 
What inspires you? 
I am inspired by people who bring creativity, passion and curiosity into every aspect of their life and who work tirelessly to achieve their dreams.

Hands-on History: The Great Adventure

Moral Hero Presentations - 1st - 5th grade

Parents are welcome anytime between 1:00pm - 2:30pm.  They are welcome to stay with the class from 2:30pm - 3:00pm for clean up, juice and cookies.

5th grade: 1:00pm - 1:30pm

4th grade: 2:00pm - 2:30pm

1st - 2nd grade: 1:30pm - 2:00pm

Date: 
Dec 04, 2015

MS ERB Standardized Testing

Parents, please make sure your student arrives to school on time. 

Morning testing begins promptly at 9:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday.

Students should come prepared with sharpened #2 pencils and erasers. 

A calculator is allowed, and should be one the student is familiar with using.  No calculators with wifi/internet connectivity are allowed; no qwerty pads or talking calculators are allowed.

Date: 
Jan 11, 2016 - Jan 15, 2016