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Feeding Families: Second Grade Class Hosts Food Drive; Community Participation Requested

Dear Mount Madonna School Community, The second grade class is hosting their annual food drive in support of the Second Harvest Food Bank to help feed hungry families in our area during the holiday season. There are bins for food donations in…

NPR: “The New Abnormal”: Wildfires And Climate Change, a Conversation Featuring Noah Diffenbaugh (’92)

National Public Radio, 1A program, 11/13/2018, “‘The New Abnormal’: Wildfires And Climate Change.” MMS alumnus Noah Diffenbaugh (’92), climate scientist, Kara J Foundation Professor, Department of Earth System Science, Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, was…

Hailstones and a Growth Mindset: DaVinci Algebra Students Sample YouCubed Inspirational Math

Recently middle school students in the Mount Madonna School (MMS) DaVinci Algebra class took a break from linear functions to try three cutting-edge math workshops. Professor Jo Boaler of mathematics education at Stanford University created the curriculum, called YouCubed Inspirational Math, with…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Local Roundup: Mount Madonna Girls Volleyball Falls to Shasta in NorCal D-IV Playoffs

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/9/2018, ” Local Roundup: Mount Madonna girls volleyball falls to Shasta in NorCal D-IV playoffs.” The postseason ride for the Mount Madonna School girls volleyball team ended Thursday night in Redding — nearly six hours north of its Watsonville…