Hawk News

Sugar Skulls, Friendly Games and Electrical Engineering: Fourth Grade’s Creative Curriculum

“La rosa…pan de muerto…tumba decorada…calavera de azucar…cocinar…ofrenda…flor amarilla,” called out Mount Madonna School (MMS) elementary Spanish teacher Luis Hernandez, one by one, as fourth grade students, sitting physically distanced at tables in their outdoor classroom, carefully practiced spelling and writing this new…

MMS will observe eight school days of remote learning following the Thanksgiving and December-January holiday breaks

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday and December-January holiday breaks, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) community has much to be grateful for, from welcoming back all of our students to campus to our dedicated and caring faculty and staff. The holidays are traditionally…

Flannel, Fleece and Wool: Kindergarteners Celebrate Pajama Day and Craft Felted Pumpkins

On a recent autumn day, Mount Madonna School (MMS) kindergarten students, dressed in their favorite flannel, fleece or knit pajamas, and with faces reflecting concentrated effort, made felted pumpkin “stuffies” by rubbing and squishing bits of colorful wool in warm soapy water….

Voices for Change: Student Government Representatives Elected

While there were no mail-in ballots, ballot collection boxes, or extended in-person voting, last week Mount Madonna School (MMS) middle and high school students participated in the democratic process, by electing student council representatives for the school’s new Student Government Association (SGA)….