5th Grade Environmental Project

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…

Students Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award for Shark Conservation Project

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the 2019-20 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School (MMS) with the President’s Environmental Youth Award for working to resolve threats faced by great white sharks. These annual awards are presented to exceptional…

Morgan Hill Life, Community Voices: Mt. Madonna Students’ Project Aims to Save Endangered Blue Whales

Morgan Hill Life, May 15, 2021, “Community Voices by four children: Mt. Madonna students’ project aims to save endangered blue whales,” by Mount Madonna School fifth graders Deja Orozco, Minami Wu, Rory Kayne and Sera Krawetz. Majestic blue whales are found throughout…

Fifth Graders Enlist Congressman’s Support in Creating a National Blue Whale Day

While a firsthand sighting of a blue whale along California’s coast has so far eluded Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade students; this hasn’t diminished their passion for wanting to raise awareness about protecting these ocean giants from environmental and human-caused threats…

Citizen Advocates, Plastic Pollution and Saving Blue Whales: Buddy Classes’ Conservation Curriculum

Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade students are learning a lot about whales, especially blue whales, this school year. And although these whales are the largest animals to have ever lived on Earth, fifth graders say these endangered ocean giants need help…