India

Seniors Say “Thank You” as Community Turns Out to Support Maitri Fundraiser Dinner

On March 9, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) twelfth grade culinary studies class and teacher Sara Sobkoviak hosted more than 100 guests for dinner in Corralitos. The Maitri Fundraiser Dinner was organized to showcase the culinary skills students have honed in their…

Chocolate Mousse and Kitchen Organization: Guest Chef Shares Culinary Advice as Seniors Prepare for March 9 Maitri Fundraiser Dinner

Recently, the twelfth grade culinary studies class at Mount Madonna School (MMS) had the “sweet treat” of preparing and sampling chocolate mousse under the guidance of guest chef David Jackman. Jackman is the owner of Chocolate the Restaurant in Santa Cruz. “David…

Senior Class Seeking Clothing Donations for the Children of the Sri Ram Ashram

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) senior class is seeking donations of new or gently used clothing for the children of Sri Ram Ashram in Haridwar, India. The Ashram was built and inspired by the late Baba Hari Dass, with support from the…

The Mercury News: Mount Madonna School Reading Writing and Reasoning

The Mercury News, 3/25/2018, “Mount Madonna School Reading Writing and Reasoning,” photo by Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel. Mount Madonna School junior Gracie Howley notes an important passage as her Values In World Thought class discusses the meaning of the work of…

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…

The Connection, 2016-17

The Connection, 2016-17, an annual publication for families, friends and alumni of Mount Madonna School. Click on the above image to load  and view the content in a ‘page-turning’ format or download the PDF.

Santa Cruz Sentinel – Photo of the Day: New Friends

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 3/30/2017, Photo of the Day by Shmuel Thaler. Bella Bettencourt, of Aptos, right, enjoys a moment with Pardada Pardadi Educational Society eleventh-grader Jassi Sejwal as Bettencourt and her Mount Madonna School classmates visit the school in Anupshahr, India during…

India Learning Journey Blog: Bodhicitta Project 2013: Video, Photos, and Student Reflections

Interested in knowing more about the experiences of Mount Madonna School senior class during their recent Learning Journey to India? A new 14-minute video by Devin Kuman (’06) is now posted.

Watch the Bodhicitta Overview video and follow the blog at: http://www.santacruzlive.com/blogs/mtmadonna/