Service Learning

Students Roll Up Sleeves on National Day of Service

 The Mount Madonna School (MMS) community honored the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a nationwide day of service on Friday, January 12. “This year, MMS students and faculty participated in our third annual day of service…

Stewardship and Identity: Students Initiate Collaborative Revitalization of Campus Lake Ecosystem

On a recent afternoon, wind-blown cumulus clouds filled the sky and sunlight permeated towering redwood trees and grassland meadows, reflecting off the water of a small lake on the Mount Madonna School (MMS) campus. As senior students navigated a short hillside trail…

Class of 2023: Valedictorians, Salutatorian and Seniors’ College Decisions

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce Cecily Kelly, Mariah Cohen and Samuel Kaplan as the 2023 co-valedictorians and Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak as salutatorian. Cohen, Kaplan and Kelly, who started attending MMS as preschools students, and Ocampo-Sobkoviak in fifth grade, earned this…

Class of ’23 Senior Spotlight: Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak

Name, city of residence: Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, Watsonville Grade you started at MMS: Fifth grade What inspires you? What inspires me are people who defy expectations in a positive way and don’t let others define them. What is your favorite subject in school,…

The Value of Council: Sixth and Seventh Grade Students Honor Elder Classmates with Rite of Passage Preparations 

On Wednesday, Mount Madonna School (MMS) sixth and seventh grade students – the only middle and high school students on campus this week – spent a few morning hours helping with preparations for the upcoming eighth grade Rite of Passage (ROP). Mount…

Student Government Association Organizes Support for Those Impacted by Storms

Due to the recent flooding and collapse of the Pajaro Levee, many of our south Santa Cruz County and north Monterey County community members are facing displacement, food insecurity and financial hardships. This flooding is disproportionately affecting lower-income Latinx or Hispanic families,…