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ISM in the News

April 2021 ~ ISM Leading the Way on Rapid Antigen Testing in Schools

  • Monterey County Weekly article featuring ISM parent and board member, Sameer Bakhda

January 2021 ~ A-day-in-the-life snapshot of ISM PE Teacher Robby Fabry kicks off Distance Learning Stories from the Field campaign

  • New video series produced by the California Department of Education snapshots educators and the strategies they are using to connect with students online
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October 2019 ~ For Mothers and Others: Teens' school project aids cancer patients

  • Niko P and Owen C—2019 ISM graduates—and their mothers featured in the October 2019 issue of Health Matters, Monterey County's health magazine

September 30, 2019 ~ ISM Community Project Expo connects 8th-graders with local nonprofits for service learning

September 19, 2019 ~ Seaside student named a top-30 finalist in national middle school STEM competition

May 23, 2019 ~ Community Project leads to Salinas Valley
Memorial Hospital Board Presentation

  • Niko P and Owen C recognized by the SVMH Board of Directors & CEO Pete Delgado, for their Community Project Package for Chemo Patients
  • Niko and Owen donated 50 baskets for the SVMH infusion center during their Community Project

March 8, 2019 ~ Monterey Peninsula robotics team is young, but confident

  • ISM mentioned among local schools attended by members of the Plus Ultra robotics team

June 19, 2018 ~ Conservation & Science at the Monterey Bay Aquarium ~ Inspiring the Teachers Who Inspire New Generations

  • ISM 4th grade teacher Kim Cornfield and her class featured for their study of environmental change over time

October 26, 2017 ~ Monterey County Weekly ~ MPUSD’s Monterey-area schools prepare to become IB schools

  • Monterey High and Colton Middle School plan to become IB schools, by fall 2018 and fall 2019 respectively
  • They will join ISM, Monterey County's first IB World School, as IB-authorized

March 31, 2017 ~ Marine Biologist and Fisheries Geneticist Carol Reeb Blog ~ ISM Students Win 2017 Water Award

  • Rio L honored for her Monterey County Science Fair project on Greywater Recycling
  • Mia D honored for her Monterey County Science Fair project on AquaponicsBest of Monterey County  17 Yellow Star

March 23, 2017 ~ Monterey County Herald ~ Best of Monterey County

  • Mr. Dan Rhoads named Best K-12 Teacher in Monterey County
  • Mrs. Nikki Madden nominated for Best K-12 Teacher in Monterey County
  • ISM nominated for Best School in Monterey County

May 8, 2016 ~ Monterey County Herald ~ Middle School Model UN Conference

  • ISM mentioned as a participating school
  • Nathan P featured in the photo
  • Nathan P and Maram G recognized as award winnersLow Carbon Energy Project Certificate of Recognition for ISM

April 25, 2014 ~ ~ Low Carbon IT Campaign

  • ISM recognized as a participant taking the EnergyStar Low Carbon IT Campaign Pledge