Pre/K

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…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School has Successful In-Person Instruction

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/9/2020, “Mount Madonna School has successful in-person instruction,” by Ryan Stuart; photos by Shmuel Thaler. WATSONVILLE >> Mount Madonna School in Watsonville is leading the charge in the return to in-person learning in Santa Cruz County. The private school…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: “Children are Parched for In-School Learning,” by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, November 2020, Behind the Teacher’s Desk, “Children are Parched for In-School Learning,” by Lisa Catterall. I’ve learned that terror doesn’t happen because some group of people somewhere like Pakistan or Afghanistan simply decide to hate us. It…