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Aptos Times: Scholastic Champions – Fall

Aptos Times, 12/1/2019, “Scholastic Champions – Fall.” Read on Times Publishing website Three Mount Madonna teams made the cut! CCS Announces 2019-2020 Teams The Central Coast Section of the California Interscholastic Federation proudly announced the recipients of the 2019-2020 Fall Season Scholastic…

Aptos Times: Kayak Adventure – Teamwork, Paddling and Science

Aptos Times, 12/1/2019, “Kayak Adventure: Teamwork, Paddling and Science.” Mount Madonna Students embarked on their annual kayak excursion, led by Kim Powell of the Santa Cruz-based Blue Water Ventures, a guide for several outdoor explorations that are part of the MMS program. “The…

Calling All Ideas: Waste-Free Holiday Celebrations

Periodically our faculty comes together to review our school’s mission statement and our three pillars of Academic Excellence, Positive Character Development, and Creative Self Expression. Often during our discussions, the idea of “environmental stewardship” as a fourth pillar arises. Whether it is…

Watsonville Patch: Mount Madonna Hawks Win State Volleyball Championship

Watsonville Patch, 12/2/2019, “Mount Madonna Hawks Win State Volleyball Championship,” by Courtney Teague. Photo by Ward Mailliard. WATSONVILLE, CA —Mount Madonna School’s varsity girl’s volleyball team bagged its second state championship win last month. The Hawks beat University High School Charter of…

The Pajaronian: Hawks Soar to Victory Against Wildcats for CIF D-V Title

The Pajaronian, 11/27/2019, “Girls volleyball: Hawks soar to victory against Wildcats for CIF D-V title,” photos and story by Juan Reyes.   ORANGE—It was the battle of David versus Goliath. The final showdown for the CIF Division V State Championship. Mount Madonna,…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna Overcomes Odds, Wins Second CIF State Championship

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/23/2019, “Mount Madonna overcomes odds, wins second CIF state championship | Girls volleyball,” by Gordon Kass. Photos by Ward Mailliard (special to the Sentinel). ORANGE — Mount Madonna, the little school that could … again. The Hawks, boasting a…

Santa Cruz Sentinel, Name Dropping: Madonna Green Again

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/25/2019, Name Dropping, “Madonna green again.” Mount Madonna School in Watsonville has received its Santa Cruz County Green Business recertification, and was acknowledged alongside other recipients during a ceremony held at the County Board of Supervisors Chambers on Nov….