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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:…

Promoting a Positive School Culture: 2022-23 Student Government Representatives

Last week Mount Madonna School (MMS) middle and high school students elected peer representatives to the Student Government Association (SGA). Senior Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, who served as vice president in the 2021-22, ran unopposed and will serve as student body president. The elected…

High School Athletics 2022-23: Hawks Take Bronze in Watsonville Varsity Tournament

  Girls Volleyball, 9/24/2022: The Hawks won the Bronze Division in the Watsonville High School Varsity Girls Volleyball Tournament. Way to go Hawks! ### Girls Volleyball, 9/22/2022: The Hawks met the Pirates of Harbor High School. ### Hawks Win Season Opener – Girls…

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.    

Mount Madonna to Host Model United Nations Training Conference for Local Youth

On October 8, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will host a one-day Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Training Conference, with a singular purpose: introducing Model UN to students, grades 6-12 and developing a network of schools interested in bringing this exceptional…

Mount Madonna to Commemorate International Day of Peace

Students to Lead a Peace Pole Dedication on September 21 Mount Madonna School will host its inaugural commemoration of the International Day of Peace on September 21 from 9:00-10:00am. Held each year on September 21, the United Nations has declared this as…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Name Dropping, “Cabassa Named AD”

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/12/2022, Name Dropping, “Cabassa Named AD.”  Nicholas Cabassa, a teacher at Mount Madonna School, was recently appointed as the school’s new middle school athletic director. Cabassa has taught fourth grade at the school for eight years, and has also…

Students Awarded College Board National Academic Honors

Three Mount Madonna School (MMS) senior students, Mariah Cohen, Cecily Kelly and Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, are among 62,000 students nationwide awarded academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs for academic achievements in school and outstanding performance on the PSAT 10, and/or…