Browse past news stories for Midland School in Los Olivos, CA.
- Grass Mountain Day
posted on March 13, 2014 at 10:38:41 am
Great all school hike to the top of ...
- Common Grounds go to the Santa Barbara Food Bank
posted on March 13, 2014 at 10:35:05 am
Midland School's student volunteer club made a ...
- Certified Organic!
posted on March 13, 2014 at 10:32:39 am
Midland's 10-acre garden was ...
- Midland School October Newsletter
posted on October 10, 2013 at 01:18:58 pm
Enjoy great photo ...
- Tomato Picking Flash Mob!
posted on September 24, 2013 at 03:36:35 pm
In an exceptionally prolific tomato year, the entire school picked cherry ...
- Outdoor Leadership hits the beach and trails
posted on September 24, 2013 at 03:36:02 pm
Outdoor Leadership students try stand up paddle boarding at Refugio State Beach and tend ...
- The 2013 Equestrian program is underway.
posted on September 24, 2013 at 03:35:30 pm
New riders get ...
- Midland Service Club and Veggie Rescue Unite
posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
Midland's Farm and Garden has become a contributor to the Santa Ynez Valley Fruit and Vegetable Rescue volunteer organization. With the help of Common Ground Service Club members, 7 boxes of lettuce were picked on Tuesday this week, then given to the Veggie Rescue van. The combined ...
- Alumna Teaches Mask-Based Theater Workshop
posted on November 19, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
Amelia Adams '04, led a two-day workshop in November on Commedia dell'arte, the mask-based Italian theater that is the basis for much of modern comedy. Students learned the history of the form, became familiar ...
- Geology Trip to Mono Lake
posted on November 17, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
Laurie Munger's Geology class took its annual trip to Mono Lake last week. The students observed many geologic features along the way: Red Rock State Park, Fossil Falls and Red Hill (a cinder cone), the Alabama Hills, a 9000' lookout spot above the Owens Valley ...
- Midland Students Present at the Central Coast Bioneers Conference
posted on November 11, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
- English 9 Brings Learning to (Marine) Life
posted on November 10, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
On November 10, the 9th grade English class explored the tide pools at Montana De Oro to deepen their understanding of John Steinbeck's novel, Cannery Row. The main character, Doc, is a marine biologist who collects sea life for a living. Midland's own "Docs", Lise and Jeff Goddard (who also co-teach Midland's Marine Biology class), led the students as they examined tide pool creatures. Having a fuller understanding of tide pool ecology, students could intelligently discuss Steinbeck's comparisons between marine life and the community of Cannery Row. The connections between the human neighborhood and the sea run through the novel. ...
- Midlanders Help Thrill the World
posted on November 9, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
- Outdoor Leadership Trip to Joshua Tree
posted on November 9, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
Outdoor Leadership wrapped up the fall sports season with a trip to Joshua Tree. The group spent three days camping in the park, exploring the myriad of rock formations, the curious Joshua Tree and other desert plants, and a day with the National Park Service ...
- Midland 102 Students Tend Garden
posted on November 2, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
Midland 102 students worked in the 10-acre organic garden on Thursday collecting seeds, planting garlic and picking ...
- Midland School to Present Workshop at Central Coast Bioneers
posted on October 18, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
Midland students and faculty will present at annual Central ...
- Midland Featured as an EE Ford Project of Interest
posted on October 4, 2012 at 12:00:00 am
"A number of schools have developed projects with support from the EE Ford Foundation that clearly deserve a wide audience. In different and significant ways these projects are innovative and ...
- A Guided Tour of Midland School - AdmissionsQuest
posted on October 3, 2012 at 02:11:38 pm
Midland School (Los Olivos, CA) students Phoebe and Luke share their insights and experiences. A tight community and interconnectedness run through ...
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.