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Sustainability and Environmental Education: Speaker Series Continues on April 15 and 22

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public speaker series based on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues in April with two events, “Sustainable Development: The Climate-Energy-Equity Nexus” with Dr. Noah Diffenbaugh, Ph.D., on  April 15, and “FishWise: Sustaining Ocean Ecosystems…

Mount Madonna School Articulates a Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

Mount Madonna School (MMS) recently announced and shared a statement articulating its commitment to equity and inclusion as part of its core mission. “During my first learning journey with MMS students to South Africa in 2009, I was struck by the fact…

American Democracy, American Racism to be Discussed at March 18 Lecture

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public lecture series based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues on March 18 at 7:00pm with “American Democracy, American Racism,” featuring Laxmi Wordham, a 1993 MMS graduate.  “The fight for democracy and the fight…

COVID-19: The Scientific Basis for What We Know (and Don’t), a UCSC Lecture by A. Marm Kilpatrick (’90)

On February 16 Mount Madonna School alumnus Dr. A. Marm Kilpatrick (’90), a research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), lectured on “COVID-19: The Scientific Basis for What We Know (and Don’t) and the Exit Strategy it Provides,” as…

Citizen Advocates, Plastic Pollution and Saving Blue Whales: Buddy Classes’ Conservation Curriculum

Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade students are learning a lot about whales, especially blue whales, this school year. And although these whales are the largest animals to have ever lived on Earth, fifth graders say these endangered ocean giants need help…