Santa Cruz Sentinel, 1/20/2012, “Mount Madonna fifth graders give a hoot about bird on state’s concerned list,” by Joel Hersch. Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_19777552?IADID=Search-www.santacruzsentinel.com-www.santacruzsentinel.com
5th Grade Environmental Project
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
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/24/11, “Mount Madonna students focus on return of owl at slough near Watsonville,” by Joel Hersch. Photos by Sri Gyan James McCaughan. Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_19401291?IADID=Search-www.santacruzsentinel.com-www.santacruzsentinel.com
Written by Leigh Ann Clifton
Monday, 24 May 2010
“Haven’t you always wanted to help save the planet?” asked 5th grader Nathan Vince. Vince’s comment came following a class beach cleanup in Santa Cruz last fall. The fifth grade had already selected coastal cleanup and the problem of marine debris as a focus of study… but had no idea that their efforts would launch them into the national spotlight!