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Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Model UN Training Conference for Local Students

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, October 2022, “Model UN Training Conference for Local Students,” by Lisa Martin. On October 8, 2022, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will host a one-day Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Training Conference, with a singular purpose:…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School commemorates International Peace Day

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/22/2022, “Mount Madonna School Commemorates International Peace Day.” This year’s theme is “End Racism, Build Peace.” Story by Aric Sleeper, photos by Shmuel Thaler. Click on photos below to see a larger version.    

Chrislaine Miller Commended for Leadership and Academic Contributions to California History-Social Science Project

Chrislaine Pamphile Miller, who teaches middle school history at Mount Madonna School (MMS), was recently commended for her outstanding leadership and academic contributions to the Grade 6 Group of the California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP). “Chrislaine was not only a thoughtful and…

On Washington, D.C. Trip, Local Students Witness a Historic Moment and Protestors’ Strong Reactions

On May 3, during their week-long Values in American Thought learning journey to Washington D.C., Mount Madonna School (MMS) eleventh and twelfth grade students passed by the Supreme Court and witnessed a historic moment for our nation. This moment was captured in…

Values, Perspective and the Whole Truth: Students Consider National Monuments

Perhaps no one monument could be made to tell the whole truth of any subject which it might be designed to illustrate. – Frederick Douglass “Emancipation Monument,” a bronze statue designed and sculpted by Bostonian Thomas Ball more than a century ago,…