Hawk News

Gilroy Life, Focusing on Ways to End Racism is an Essential Endeavor by Irulan Faith Cockrum

Gilroy Life, Community Voices, 10/18/2022, “Focusing on Ways to End Racism is an Essential Endeavor,” by Irulan Faith Cockrum. Mount Madonna School commemorated its first International Day of Peace Sept. 21. Promoting peace and harmony within communities, people and the world is…

Middle School Athletic News: Cross Country and Girls Basketball

Middle School Cross Country, 10/20/2022: Well done, Hawks! MMS runners competed in the Santa Cruz County Small Schools League finals, with Pierce Culbertson taking 1st overall for second-sixth grade girls, with a time of 11.56 for the 1.75 mile course. Felix Alvarado…

Inspired to Give Back: Alumna Usha Kilpatrick (’89) Serves as President of the Hanuman Fellowship Board of Directors

Mount Madonna School (MMS) alumna Usha Kilpatrick (‘89) is currently serving as the President of the Hanuman Fellowship Board, where she is working alongside an exceptional team to help chart the path forward for the fellowship during these pivotal times “I am…

Mount Madonna School Biomedical Engineering Class Conducts Gene Editing Experiment

Students from the Mount Madonna School (MMS) Biomedical Engineering course recently conducted a gene editing experiment using authentic cutting-edge Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (CRISPR) gene editing technology.  CRISPR is named after the DNA sequences that gave scientists a clue of…

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…

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:…