Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/2/2011, Volleyball update. Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_19245227?IADID=Search-www.santacruzsentinel.com-www.santacruzsentinel.com
Gazing out from the stage in the school’s Assembly Room, fifteen second grade students stood and collectively asked the assembled audience some objective questions: “What if you only had one meal a day, could you be happy? Could you concentrate in school? Probably not,” they answered. “Your stomach would ache, your head would hurt and your heart would be broken.”
Santa cruz Sentinel, 10/30/2011, Education Digest, “Students study at the beach.” Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_19226601?IADID=Search-www.santacruzsentinel.com-www.santacruzsentinel.com
The Vidya Dharma Project video can be viewed on YouTube. Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-UjcXlGde8. Vidya Dharma is a project of Mount Madonna School’s Values in World Thought program. Values is a two-year curriculum, which culminated in a two-week Learning Journey to India for 16 Mount Madonna School seniors in April 2011.
In a USA Today story (weekend edition dated October 7-9, 2011), alumnus Noah Diffenbaugh weighed in on how climate change may change wine growing regions. Noah is currently an Assistant Professor and Center Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Department of Environmental Earth System Science. Read the USA Today story.
On a typical morning at Santa Cruz’s Natural Bridges State Beach, children and adults can be seen walking, playing and exploring the shore and sand along this scenic stretch of coastline. On Saturday, October 15, some 25 visitors to the beach were Mount Madonna School (MMS) students and parents taking part in LiMPETS (Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students), an environmental monitoring and education program for students and teachers and other volunteer groups.
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 10/19/2011, Local Roundup, Girls Volleyball. Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/sports/ci_19146081
Santa Cruz Sentinel, 10/16/2011, Education Digest, “Young students explores ‘Edible Learning’; and “Students get hands-on history lesson.” Read more: http://www.scsextra.com/story.php?sid=109352&storySection=Letters&fromSearch=true&searchTerms=
The Performing Arts Program at Mount Madonna school is a major part of our curriculum.
For the high school production to be a success, all parents and guardians are asked to participate in some way. To indicate the preferred area where you would like to support the production of Fiddler on the Roof, please fill out the survey by November 16. Go to survey (Survey Monkey)
Each area will have a coordinator who will contact parents helping in their area with the details of what is needed and scheduling. If you have any questions regarding participation, please contact Wendy or Anurag at 408-847-2717.
With so many parents seeking out positive learning experiences for their children, teachers and administrators are often asked just what it is that sets their school apart. At Mount Madonna School (MMS), located atop a mountain overlooking the Monterey Bay, the inspiring natural environment of 355 acres of redwood forests and oak meadows is one significant and unique offering for local students and their families.