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Mount Madonna to Commemorate September 21 International Day of Peace

Mount Madonna School (MMS) will host a commemoration of the International Day of Peace on September 21 from 9:30-10:15am. Held each year on September 21, the United Nations has declared this as a day “devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through…

Lookout Santa Cruz: Mount Madonna’s Immortal Epic Returns for 44th Year

Lookout Santa Cruz, 6/8/2023, “Mount Madonna’s immortal epic returns for 44th year,” by Wallace Baine. Mount Madonna School near Watsonville has long used the musical “Ramayana!” as an educational tool and a community-building experience for its students, and this year’s production of…

Real World Science: Students Partner with Santa Clara County in Forest Research

Senior students at Mount Madonna School (MMS) are helping Santa Clara County’s Department of Parks and Recreation to monitor forest health in Mount Madonna County Park. This hands-on collaboration is a part of Science with Humanity, an honors science class taught by …

Class of 2023: Valedictorians, Salutatorian and Seniors’ College Decisions

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce Cecily Kelly, Mariah Cohen and Samuel Kaplan as the 2023 co-valedictorians and Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak as salutatorian. Cohen, Kaplan and Kelly, who started attending MMS as preschools students, and Ocampo-Sobkoviak in fifth grade, earned this…

Class of ’23 Senior Spotlight: Sandy Astone

Name, city of residence: Sandy Astone, Aptos Grade you started at MMS: Fifth grade What inspires you? I always enjoy reading about the latest in aerospace innovations, advances in technology, and physics/math-related fields always motivates me. What is your favorite subject in…

Student Government Association To Host Community Artisan Market on May 25

COMMUNITY ARTISAN MARKET | May 25, 3:30-5:30pm, Assembly Room, upper campus, Mount Madonna School The Student Government Association (SGA) will host its third public market – now rebranded as the Community Artisan Market – featuring an array of community vendors and small…

The Value of Council: Sixth and Seventh Grade Students Honor Elder Classmates with Rite of Passage Preparations 

On Wednesday, Mount Madonna School (MMS) sixth and seventh grade students – the only middle and high school students on campus this week – spent a few morning hours helping with preparations for the upcoming eighth grade Rite of Passage (ROP). Mount…