Sitting near containers filled with assorted plastic K’Nex and Lego Mindstorm pieces, two seventh grade girls laugh as they put the finishing touches on their robot creation, and joke about what to name it. Nearby, other students concentrate on working with the program software and syncing it to correctly control their robot.
What: Presentation and DVD screening on the Western Burrowing Owl, subject of Mount Madonna School’s 5th Grade Class current environmental project.
When: Wednesday, January 18, 6:30pm – 8:30pm. Reservation requested; contact Kathy Fieberling at (831) 345-1226 or [email protected]
“Okay, let’s be honest. We’re in middle school, so we’re not adults and we’re not little kids either. By term, we’re somewhere in between. That can be annoying.”
“I’m in no hurry to grow up. Seeing adults all stressed out is no big temptation to join your team. I’m fine to skateboard around…play video games, hang out with friends, and stay out of trouble.”
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 12/25/2011, Education Digest, “Dolls and scones mark the holidays” and “Students rally to help needy.” Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_19617236?IADID=Search-www.santacruzsentinel.com-www.santacruzsentinel.com
Out & About magazine, 12/19/2011, “13 at Mount Madonna High School” by Paul Myrvold. Read more on Facebook.
The large metallic mixing bowl on the table gleams, reflecting the arms and faces of the children around it. These children are third graders at Mount Madonna School, and with their hands covered in flour, they laugh and talk while mixing together dough for apple scones. The scones will later be baked and enjoyed by the students as part of their holiday celebration. Once the dough is finished and hands are washed clean, the children move on to making dolls.
Project incorporates lesson on electricity and decorations for Winter Concert
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 12/11/2012, Education Digest, “Students spread cheer to Morgan Hill seniors” and “Students gear up for ’13’ musical.” Read more: Education Digest
Do you remember turning 13: the anticipation, angst, joy, of wanting to ‘fit in’ and ‘stand out’? On December 16-18, Mount Madonna’s High School presents its production of 13 , a grown-up story about growing up.
From aluminum to indium, hydrogen, plutonium and copernicum, eighth grade students at Mount Madonna School represented each of the 118 chemical elements this week – in a ‘Periodic Table of Cupcakes!’