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High School Athletic News: Ben Pearson Honored as League Most Valuable Player

Ben Pearson named Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League (SCCAL) Most Valuable Player (MVP), June 18, 2022: Santa Cruz Sentinel, All-SCCAL Boys Volleyball, “Mount Madonna’s Ben Pearson named MVP,” by Jim Seimas. Mount Madonna School’s boys volleyball team took third place in the…

Values, Perspective and the Whole Truth: Students Consider National Monuments

Perhaps no one monument could be made to tell the whole truth of any subject which it might be designed to illustrate. – Frederick Douglass “Emancipation Monument,” a bronze statue designed and sculpted by Bostonian Thomas Ball more than a century ago,…

Government in Action: Students Interview County Supervisor Manu Koenig

By Shannon Kelly In May, as part of the Values in World Thought program, junior and senior students will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to experience government in action. One key aspect of the program is providing students the opportunity to engage…

“It feels good to help people”: Students Participate in Day of Service in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) community honored the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a nationwide day of service on Friday, January 14.  All students from the tiniest preschoolers to our almost-ready-to-graduate seniors got their hands…

A Beacon of Faith and Humanity: Remembering Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a South African Anglican cleric who in 1984 received the Nobel Prize for Peace for his role in the opposition to apartheid in South Africa, passed away on December 26 at age 90. Mount Madonna School (MMS) students first…