Middle School

Cultivating Awareness and Digging Deep: Sixth Graders Study Agroecology

Agroecology, an approach to agriculture that views agricultural areas as ecosystems and is concerned with the ecological impact of agricultural practices, is the topic of in-depth, experiential learning by Mount Madonna School (MMS) sixth grade students as part of their middle school…

Raising Awareness: Students Participate in Farmworker Reality Tour

Every year migrant farm workers from Oaxaca, Mexico come to California’s central coast to work in the agriculture industry as strawberry pickers and in other roles, including weeding and harvesting. Undocumented workers with few to no legal rights represent a significant part…

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…

Middle School Athletic News: Cross Country and Girls Basketball

Middle School Cross Country, 10/20/2022: Well done, Hawks! MMS runners competed in the Santa Cruz County Small Schools League finals, with Pierce Culbertson taking 1st overall for second-sixth grade girls, with a time of 11.56 for the 1.75 mile course. Felix Alvarado…