Creative Arts

Encouraging Compassion, Empathy and Kindness: Mount Madonna School Hosts Peace Day Commemoration

“I wish to begin with a word from the Dalai Lama, ‘If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another’,” shared twelfth grade student Beatrice Miller, in her address to the Mount Madonna School (MMS) student body, faculty and guests during…

Morgan Hill Life, Editorial: Let’s All Follow Mount Madonna’s Example for Peace

Morgan Hill Life, 9/20-10/3/2023 issue, Editorial, “Let’s all follow Mount Madonna’s example for peace.” Young people serve as a shining example of how education can be a catalyst for change In a world often marred by conflict and discord, we take heart…

Aptos Times, Buddhist Teacher Tenzin Chogkyi to Speak September 21

Aptos Times, 9/15/2023, “Buddhist Teacher Tenzin Chogkyi to Speak Sept. 21.” Mount Madonna School will host a commemoration of the International Day of Peace on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 9:30-10:15 a.m. in the upper campus Assembly Room, featuring Buddhist Teacher and activist…

“Language Connects Us”: Mark Jones on the Magic of Learning a Second Language

Mark Jones grew up in Latin America (Chile and Argentina) in a bicultural and bilingual family. He is a lifelong student of literature, especially poetry. He teaches from a foundational belief that exposure to literature and languages can develop empathy and appreciation…

Morgan Hill Times: Mount Madonna School to Commemorate International Day of Peace

Morgan Hill Times, 9/7/2023, “Mount Madonna School to commemorate International Day of Peace.” Held each year on Sept. 21, the United Nations has declared this as a day “devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and…

The Gilroy Dispatch: Mount Madonna School Class of 2023

The Gilroy Dispatch, 6/15/2023, “Mount Madonna School Class of 2023.” Mount Madonna School announced Cecily Kelly, Mariah Cohen and Samuel Kaplan as the 2023 co-valedictorians and Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak as salutatorian. Mount Madonna School’s 2023 high school graduation ceremony will be held at the school’s upper campus on June 15 at…