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George Shultz Remembrance and Interview Videos; Farewell to a Storied Public Servant and Great Teacher

By SN Ward Mailliard Many of us at Mount Madonna School were sad to hear the news that former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz passed away on February 6 at the age of 100, as we had formed a special…

Congratulations to Our Dedicated Faculty!

We are pleased to announce that Mount Madonna School’s dedicated teachers are being honored as TEACHER OF THE MONTH by Growing up in Santa Cruz (GUISC) in their February 2021 issue. In an effort “to do more for teachers” during this especially challenging year,…

NAIS, Independent Ideas, Climbing Mountains: A School Year of Ups and Downs by Grace Timan, grade 11

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), January 2021, “Climbing Mountains: A Year of Ups and Downs,” by Grace Timan, grade 11. Editor’s note: The pandemic has forced school leaders to make tough calls about staffing, safety protocols, and how and when to…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Teacher’s Desk: Carry Forward by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, January 2021, Teacher’s Desk, “Carry Forward,” by Lisa Catterall. The past gets carried with us. It’s always there. – Ann Pearlman Two days ago the sky finally poured a real amount of rain on our beautiful mountaintop…

Alumni News: Lookout Santa Cruz: UCSC’s Marm Kilpatrick Fights Spread of Pandemic Misinformation

Lookout Santa Cruz, “21 for ’21: UCSC’s Marm Kilpatrick fights spread of pandemic misinformation,” by Nick Ibarra. A profile on the recent work of Mount Madonna School alumnus A. Marm Kilpatrick (’90).  As COVID-19 began spreading across the U.S. early this year, infectious…