Midland School News

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 ...
  • Going the Distance: Midland School Ranch Trails - Santa Maria Times (blog)
    posted on January 25, 2013 at 01:25:59 am
    The Midland School property is a working cattle ranch and there are plenty of cattle to be found grazing along the trail. As discovered in several other public open space trail syste ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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
    Academics begin with structured ninth and tenth grade programs that feature two unique Midland courses- Midland 101 and 102. Midland 101 is about connectin ...
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