Service Learning

Raising Awareness: Students Participate in Farmworker Reality Tour

Every year migrant farm workers from Oaxaca, Mexico come to California’s central coast to work in the agriculture industry as strawberry pickers and in other roles, including weeding and harvesting. Undocumented workers with few to no legal rights represent a significant part…

Student Leadership Team for Model United Nations Conference Announced

Four Mount Madonna School (MMS) high school students have been appointed to the Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Conference Executive Team for an upcoming, MMS-hosted regional MUN conference planned for February 11, 2023.  Sophomores Ezze Farrazaino, Lagi Hunnicutt, Lucy Harris…

Expressing Gratitude: Hawks’ Homecoming Week

November 3, 2022: The Mount Madonna School’ (MMS) Homecoming Week festivities were a great success enjoyed by the whole school community. Following are two expressions of gratitude from MMS community members. Acknowledgement and Appreciation By Student Government Association President Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, grade…

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 to Commemorate International Day of Peace

Students to Lead a Peace Pole Dedication on September 21 Mount Madonna School will host its inaugural commemoration of the International Day of Peace on September 21 from 9:00-10:00am. Held each year on September 21, the United Nations has declared this as…

Understanding Ecosystems: Students Engage in Research at Elkhorn Slough Reserve

On a clear, sunny morning last week, curious students explored the flora and fauna of the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, investigating invertebrate specimens, water, air and soils tests, and recording observations in nature journals. Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth and…