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Indica News: Ramayana! Returns to the California Stage

Indica News, 5/31/2019, “Ramayana! Returns to the California Stage,” by Ritu Jha. One of the major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, “Ramayana!” returns to the California stage in a musical production featuring lavish drama, dance and songs by a school’s entire student…

India West: MMS Students to Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award for Their Efforts to Protect Humpback Whales

India West, 6/1/2019, “MMS Students to Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award for Their Efforts to Protect Humpback Whales.” The United States Environmental Protection Agency has selected the 2017-18 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School to receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award…

Umbono Journey to South Africa: Student Pre-Trip Reflections

We invite you to follow the experiences of the junior class during their learning journey to South Africa, June 14-July 2. For photos, video and student perspectives, see the trip blog: africa.mountmadonnaschool.org The following reflections were written in the weeks leading up…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Potential and the Value of Sitting on the Bench

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, June 2019, “Potential and the Value of Sitting on the Bench,” by Lisa Catterall. I would never have thought I was capable of sitting on the bench as the number two man. And it showed me that…

Students to Receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award for Their Efforts to Protect Humpback Whales

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the 2017-18 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School (MMS) in Watsonville to receive the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) for their work to fight environmental threats faced by humpback whales. The awards…

India West: Mount Madonna School’s 41st Modern Take on Indian Epic Ramayana! Set for June 6-9

India West, 5/17/2019, “Mount Madonna School’s 41st Modern Take on Indian Epic ‘Ramayana!’ Set for June 6-9.” “Ramayana!,” the Mount Madonna School’s annual musical theater production, which is now in its 41styear, will have performances June 6-9 at the Mexican Heritage Theater…