Hawk News

Welcome Back to School from Head of Lower School

August 8, 2012

Dear MMS Lower School Families,

The summer weather has arrived on the mountain as we begin to feel the heat. The lake is low with the elodea in full bloom. As I walked the campus this morning, rechecking maintenance improvements, I was struck by what a truly special place the Mount Madonna School and Community is. The turkeys and deer graze the hillsides and the people walk silently to breakfast, enjoying the quiet space interrupted only by bird calls and water flowing.

Sophomore Sally Shields to Exhibit Photos in Watsonville

MMS sophomore Sally Shields will have an exhibit 20 of her original photographs at the Second Street Cafe in Watsonville, June 16 to July 31.

“This show has many macro pictures because I love when the image on the page is larger than it is in real life,” comments Sally. “I want to capture details in images that you are not able to see with your naked eye and this show reflects that, as well as other things.

Santa Cruz Sentinel: MMS Coach/Alum Wins CBVA Mens’ AA Event

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 6/10/2012, “Local Roundup: Beach Volleyball.” Mount Madonna School mathematics teacher, coach and alum, Elliot ‘PK’ McDonald (’04), along with Ric Cervantes, won the mens’ California Beach Volleyball Association event held in Santa Cruz on June 9. Read more: http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/sports/ci_20828002/local-roundup-brautovich-wins-aptos-womens-5-miler