Creative Arts

A Welcoming Preschool Environment Inspires Students’ Growth and Curiosity By Danielle Barr

By Danielle Barr The Mount Madonna School (MMS) preschool is a thoughtfully curated environment where each child feels right at home to explore and discover. When a new child arrives in the classroom, the very first thing teachers do is have conversations…

Students Participate in Stanford University Model United Nations Conference

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) program was represented by six high school students – Ezze Farrazaino, Kyler Nishimura, Lucy Harris, Emi Lord, Lagi Hunnicutt and Nash Wilson – at the 26th Stanford University Model United…

Student Government Association To Host First Friday Market on December 2

FIRST FRIDAY MARKET | December 2, 4:00-6:00pm, Assembly Room, upper campus, Mount Madonna School Holiday shopping and merriment: The Student Government Association (SGA) will host its inaugural public market featuring an array of vendors with artisan goods, including small farms, baked items…

Student Leadership Team for Model United Nations Conference Announced

Four Mount Madonna School (MMS) high school students have been appointed to the Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Conference Executive Team for an upcoming, MMS-hosted regional MUN conference planned for February 11, 2023.  Sophomores Ezze Farrazaino, Lagi Hunnicutt, Lucy Harris…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: School Brings CRISPR Technology to Classroom

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/4/2022, “Mount Madonna School brings CRISPR technology to classroom,” story and photos by Aric Sleeper. WATSONVILLE — High school students in the biomedical engineering class at Mount Madonna School in Watsonville recently conducted a gene editing experiment using CRISPR…

Expressing Gratitude: Hawks’ Homecoming Week

November 3, 2022: The Mount Madonna School’ (MMS) Homecoming Week festivities were a great success enjoyed by the whole school community. Following are two expressions of gratitude from MMS community members. Acknowledgement and Appreciation By Student Government Association President Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, grade…

Where Food Comes From: Students Visit Live Earth Farm

This week, Mount Madonna School (MMS) kindergarten, second and twelfth grade students visited Live Earth Farm in Watsonville, providing an opportunity for peer-to-peer mentoring, farm learning and for the youngest students, and increased opportunity of where food comes from.  “Our year- long study…