Elementary

Gather and Grow: Honoring Supriya McDonald

Supriya McDonald, a teacher, administrator and head of school at Mount Madonna School (MMS) who retired in June 2020 after more than 30 years of service, was honored in-person on October 20, for her dedication and service to the school community with…

Students Learning About Farming

Berries, Beans and Goats: Students Learning About Farming

Young students applied all of their senses – sight, sound, smell, touch and taste – this week to experiential lessons at Live Earth Farm in Watsonville. Mount Madonna School preschool and fourth grade students enthusiastically engaged with resident livestock and friendly farmers…

Environmental Protection Agency Honors Students’ Shark Conservation Efforts

Environmental Protection Agency Honors Students’ Shark Conservation Efforts

On October 5, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9 honored Mount Madonna School our students – national President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) winners – for their “Save Our Sharks” project they completed in 2019-20 as fifth graders. The EPA Region 9…

T.E.A. Program for First-Twelfth Grades

Technology, Engineering and Art: Mount Madonna’s T.E.A. Program for First-Twelfth Grades

By Lisa Catterall Our schools will improve if they deliver quality arts education to all students. The students deserve nothing less. – James S. Catterall  My office just became host to a tray of smiling, blinking robotic bees happily keeping me company…

Morgan Hill Life: Mount Madonna Students Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award

Morgan Hill Life, 8/25/21 issue, “Mount Madonna Student’s Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award.” The United States Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the 2019-20 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School with the President’s Environmental Youth Award for working to resolve threats faced…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Name Dropping: Mount Madonna Students Earn EPA Award

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 8/15/2021, Name Dropping: “Mount Madonna Students Earn EPA Award.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the fifth grade class from the 2019-20 school year at Mount Madonna School with the President’s Environmental Youth Award for working to resolve threats…