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Encouraging Compassion, Empathy and Kindness: Mount Madonna School Hosts Peace Day Commemoration

“I wish to begin with a word from the Dalai Lama, ‘If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another’,” shared twelfth grade student Beatrice Miller, in her address to the Mount Madonna School (MMS) student body, faculty and guests during…

Morgan Hill Life, Editorial: Let’s All Follow Mount Madonna’s Example for Peace

Morgan Hill Life, 9/20-10/3/2023 issue, Editorial, “Let’s all follow Mount Madonna’s example for peace.” Young people serve as a shining example of how education can be a catalyst for change In a world often marred by conflict and discord, we take heart…

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 Student Spotlight: Sky Weir

Name, city of residence: Sky Weir, Santa Cruz Grade you started at MMS: Tenth grade What inspires you? When I think about things that inspire me, I am reminded of the beauty and wonder of nature. The way the sun rises and…

Quick 5 Podcast: 12th Grade Learning Journey to India (Part 1)

Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce, Quick 5 Podcast, 2/14/2023. New episode of Quick 5 released 2/28/2023! On this episode of Quick 5 Chamber CEO Nick Gaich and Quick 5 Producer Kylie McLaughlin sat down with Mount Madonna School’s upper school Director Shannon…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Trek to India, A Learning Journey

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2/27/2023, “A Learning Journey,” photo and story by Shmuel Thaler. Eleventh graders at Purkal Youth Development Society (PYDS) have courtside seats as Mount Madonna School senior Sky Weir challenges an attack at the net from one of the society’s…