With poise and determination, McKenzie Caborn stood at the podium, put aside her nervousness and gazed confidently at the audience of Rotary Club members. Taking a deep breath, she began reading: “On October 17, 2010, a small group of Rotarians participated in the Istanbul marathon and raised $8,000 towards Rotary International’s fight to eradicate polio.
WHAT: Oliver! a production of the Mount Madonna Middle School Players
WHEN: December 18 and 19, 2:30pm
WHERE: Mount Madonna School, 491 Summit Road, Mount Madonna
KSBW TV8, 10/17/2010, 6:00pm news, Mount Madonna 6th grade students prepare for videotaping a public service announcement (PSA) with a Discovery Communications film crew. Watch the broadcast at http://www.ksbw.com/video/
Through study, reflection, dialogue and action, students seek to develop their capacities as responsible and compassionate world citizens.
Sahana Lakka (SL) is the mother of three Mount Madonna School students who have performed in the Ramayana for many years – since preschool! Sahana and her family have strong ties with India and visit their family there each year.
One of the fascinating points to surface in a recent school “climate” survey is that while many of our families place the highest value on the character education component of MMS, at the same time, many people identified that people outside the school are concerned or confused about the role of spirituality at the school — and the relationship between Mount Madonna School and Mount Madonna Center.
We appreciate community members raising the question as it is an important aspect of our identity.