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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…

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…

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…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Joining Global Schools

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/25/2022, Name Dropping, “Joining Global Schools.” Mount Madonna School was recently been accepted as a member of the Global Schools Program, a network of schools from around the world committed to education for sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals….

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School commemorates International Peace Day

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/22/2022, “Mount Madonna School Commemorates International Peace Day.” This year’s theme is “End Racism, Build Peace.” Story by Aric Sleeper, photos by Shmuel Thaler. Click on photos below to see a larger version.    

Mount Madonna to Host Model United Nations Training Conference for Local Youth

On October 8, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will host a one-day Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Training Conference, with a singular purpose: introducing Model UN to students, grades 6-12 and developing a network of schools interested in bringing this exceptional…