Hawk News

Senior Awarded National Merit Scholarship Commendation

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce that senior Alexis ‘Lexi’ Julien has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Earning this distinction signifies that a student scored in the top 5% nationwide of the more than 1.5 million students who took the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). 
 

Fighting Hunger: Second Grade Leads Food Drive Effort at MMS

For the fifth consecutive year, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) second grade class is leading a community social service effort at MMS, to collect donations of canned, boxed and packaged dried food for the Grind Out Hunger Program and Second Harvest Food Bank. This year, partnering with their 4th and 11th grade buddies, the students set a goal of collecting enough donated food to provide 700 meals.
 

MMS Junior Chosen to Participate in Annual Young Women’s Political Leadership Program

MMS junior Zoe Kelly recently participated in the Values in World Thought social studies trip to Washington, D.C.  On this interview tour, she met Susannah Wellford, president and founder of Running Start. During the interview and in subsequent communication, a connection was formed, resulting in Ms. Kelly’s being offered the change to participate in this amazing leadership program!

Bookshop Santa Cruz Young Writers Contest

Bookshop Santa Cruz is celebrating the talents of young writers in our community with a contest designed for writers ages 6-17.   First-, second-, and third-place winners from each age group will receive Bookshop Santa Cruz gift certificates.  Plus the winning entries…