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Model United Nations at Stanford University

This year Mount Madonna School (MMS) took the largest Model United Nations (MUN) delegation it has ever had to Stanford University’s MUN conference. Our students participated in a variety of committees, ranging from a historic crisis committee dealing with the Opium Wars, to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Each of our 14 delegates was asked to engage fully with their fellow delegates and to work on resolving the issues set before them.

GSA Blog: Dan Tangherlini Talks Leadership with High School Students

The GSA Blog, 5/28/2014, “Dan Tangherlini Talks Leadership with High School Students,” by Ori Hoffer.

Recently, a group of students from Mount Madonna School in Watsonville, California visited GSA as part of a ‘Government in Action’ tour that also saw them sit down for conversations with members of Congress, non-profit organizations, private industry and the media to learn how things happen here in Washington.

Feel-Good Fundraising: Summit for the Planet Walk-a-thon and Festival Offers Healthy Family Fun and Nonprofit Support

Garbed in costume-like fashions made from colorful plastic packaging, aluminum foil, assorted paper products, re-purposed fabric and more, about a dozen children, ages 7 to 17, strutted confidently across the stage during last year’s Summit for the Planet ‘Trash Fashion’ show. The…

Morgan Hill Times Student Spotlight: Martin Wenzel

Morgan Hill Times, 2/20/2014, “Student of the Week: Martin Wenzel.” 

What inspires you?

I am inspired by my teachers on a day-to-day basis. Teachers at Mount Madonna School are creative, unique and often extraordinary in their accomplishments. They show me all the ways one can make a difference in the world and each one of them has had a significant impact on the lives of those around them.

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