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Fifth Grade’s Call to Action: Protect Humpback Whales and No Offshore Oil Drilling

Each year the Mount Madonna School fifth grade class works on a cross-curricular environmental project. This year the students are focusing on Pacific humpback whales. As part of their multi-faceted project, the students are working to gather public comment to prevent the…

Morgan Hill Life: Mt. Madonna Students Push the Envelope with “Urinetown”

Morgan Hill Life, 1/27/2018, “Mt. Madonna students push the envelope with ‘Urinetown’; cutting-edge satire looks at balancing human rights against a lack of resources,” by Marty Cheek. Mount Madonna High School students pushed the envelope of environmental theatrical story-telling and made a…

Register-Pajaronian: Mount Madonna School Presents “Urinetown”

Register-Pajaronian, 1/25/2018, Community Briefs: “Mount Madonna School presents Urinetown.”  WATSONVILLE — “Urinetown, The Musical” will make a splash at Mount Madonna School with three performances. The musical is set in a dystopian “near future,” where decades of drought have led to water shortages…

Powerful Voices and Literary Gems: Students Participate in National Writing Competition

This fall the freshmen and sophomore English classes participated in the Yes! Magazine Writing Competition, a national writing competition with roughly 2,000 participants each quarter. Last year Mara Peruzzi received an award in the Powerful Voice category and Imogen Cockrum was the…

Register-Pajaronian: Mount Madonna School Presents “Lion King Jr.”

Register-Pajaronian, 12/9/2017, “Mount Madonna School presents “Lion King, Jr.” “For our production, students are taking on the challenge of personalizing their roles and investing deeply into the world of the characters,” said director Sampad Kachuck. “Whether singing, dancing or simply ‘living’ on…

gmh Today: Relationships – Opening the Door to Transformational Learning

gmh Today, November-December 2017, pages 102-103, “Relationships – Opening the Door to Transformational Learning,” by Ward “SN” Mailliard. Photos by Shmuel Thaler. I am often asked, “How do you manage to engage the prominent leaders that the students interview?” and “How do…