Elementary

COVID-19: The Scientific Basis for What We Know (and Don’t), a UCSC lectures by A. Marm Kilpatrick (’90)

On February 16 Mount Madonna School alumnus Dr. A. Marm Kilpatrick (’90), a research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), lectured on “COVID-19: The Scientific Basis for What We Know (and Don’t) and the Exit Strategy it Provides,” as…

Citizen Advocates, Plastic Pollution and Saving Blue Whales: Buddy Classes’ Conservation Curriculum

Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade students are learning a lot about whales, especially blue whales, this school year. And although these whales are the largest animals to have ever lived on Earth, fifth graders say these endangered ocean giants need help…

Mount Madonna School Announces Sustainable Development Goals Speaker Series; Feb. 25 Lecture

The series begins on February 25 with “Shifting Perspectives: Adventures in Tech Policy and Beyond” featuring guest Amita Kuttner, Ph.D. Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce the launching of a series of public lectures based on the United Nations Sustainable…

Congratulations to Our Dedicated Faculty!

We are pleased to announce that Mount Madonna School’s dedicated teachers are being honored as TEACHER OF THE MONTH by Growing up in Santa Cruz (GUISC) in their February 2021 issue. In an effort “to do more for teachers” during this especially challenging year,…

NAIS, Independent Ideas, Climbing Mountains: A School Year of Ups and Downs by Grace Timan, grade 11

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), January 2021, “Climbing Mountains: A Year of Ups and Downs,” by Grace Timan, grade 11. Editor’s note: The pandemic has forced school leaders to make tough calls about staffing, safety protocols, and how and when to…

Teachable Moments and Students’ Well-Being: Discussing the January 6 National Events

Following the unprecedented events of January 6, 2021 in our nation’s Capitol, Mount Madonna Head of School Ann Goewert shared the following message with school employees. We share it here, as it may offer perspective and support for parents and others in…