Elementary

Protecting Pelicans: Fifth Grade’s Environmental Project

Each year, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade class engages in a year-long, cross-curricular study focused on an environmental topic selected by the students. For 2022-23, students voted to focus on pelicans to raise public awareness and reduce the existential threats…

Invasive Species, Saving Redwoods and Forestry Management: Students Visit County Park

While Mount Madonna School (MMS) school buses pass through Mount Madonna County Park each weekday morning and afternoon, on a recent day, MMS third through fifth grade students rode the school bus to – not through – the park, for an opportunity…

Expressing Gratitude: Hawks’ Homecoming Week

November 3, 2022: The Mount Madonna School’ (MMS) Homecoming Week festivities were a great success enjoyed by the whole school community. Following are two expressions of gratitude from MMS community members. Acknowledgement and Appreciation By Student Government Association President Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, grade…

Where Food Comes From: Students Visit Live Earth Farm

This week, Mount Madonna School (MMS) kindergarten, second and twelfth grade students visited Live Earth Farm in Watsonville, providing an opportunity for peer-to-peer mentoring, farm learning and for the youngest students, and increased opportunity of where food comes from.  “Our year- long study…