Creative Arts

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…

Quick 5 Podcast: Ann Goewert Interviewed by Morgan Hill Chamber President Nick Gaich

Quick 5 Podcast presented by the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce. Mount Madonna Head of School Ann Goewert was interviewed by Morgan Hill Chamber President Nick Gaich in this episode which aired on November 2, 2022.     Links for Listening: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3Rm446T4571CPiXAC9jdzf?si=cL2EJw0-R9ehZFH0_elHEw…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Model UN Training Conference for Local Students

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, October 2022, “Model UN Training Conference for Local Students,” by Lisa Martin. On October 8, 2022, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will host a one-day Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Training Conference, with a singular purpose:…

Promoting a Positive School Culture: 2022-23 Student Government Representatives

Last week Mount Madonna School (MMS) middle and high school students elected peer representatives to the Student Government Association (SGA). Senior Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, who served as vice president in the 2021-22, ran unopposed and will serve as student body president. The elected…