Elementary

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Calling All Ideas, Waste-Free 2020 by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Green Living, “Calling All Ideas: Waste-Free 2020,” by Lisa Catterall. Periodically our faculty comes together to review our school’s mission statement and our three pillars of Academic Excellence, Positive Character Development, and Creative Self Expression. Often during…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Opinion: “Waste-free Holiday Celebrations”

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 12/16/2019, Opinon, “Waste-free Holiday Celebrations,” by Lisa Catterall. Periodically our faculty comes together to review our school’s mission statement and our three pillars of Academic Excellence, Positive Character Development, and Creative Self Expression. Often during our discussions, the idea…

Second Grade STEAM: Students Design Geometric Puzzles and Share with Pre/K Buddies

Geometry in second grade? It’s never too early to introduce age-appropriate lessons in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM), and Mount Madonna School (MMS) second graders recently worked on a project linking geometry with art to create their own individual colorful…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Name Dropping: Students Assist with Cleanup of Cowell Beach

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 12/9/2019, ” Students assist with cleanup of Cowell Beach.” Fifth-grade students and ninth-grade students at Mount Madonna School participated in a cleanup of Cowell Beach on Friday. The fifth graders are studying great white sharks as their in-depth class…

Watsonville Patch: 5th Graders Are Marine Scientists For A Day At Santa Cruz Wharf

Watsonville Patch, 12/9/2019, “5th Graders Are Marine Scientists For A Day At Santa Cruz Wharf,” by Courtney Teague. SANTA CRUZ, CA — For fifth graders of Watsonville’s Mount Madonna School, class was in session at the wharf Friday. Students learned about the…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Name Dropping: Madonna Green Again

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/25/2019, Name Dropping, “Madonna green again.” Mount Madonna School in Watsonville has received its Santa Cruz County Green Business recertification, and was acknowledged alongside other recipients during a ceremony held at the County Board of Supervisors Chambers on Nov….