Academics section

Senior Awarded National Merit Scholarship Commendation

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce that senior Julia Gratton has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Earning this distinction signifies that a student scored in the top five percent nationwide of the more than 1.5 million students who took the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). 

PSAT Testing for 10th & 11th Grades

Oct 14, 2015

Microbead Ban Passes the California Senate; Students' Petition Contributes to Effort

Sep 9, 2015 — Thank you to everyone who supported the fifth grade and our environment by signing the students' petition, contacting their representatives and sharing about this problem and bill to ban microbeads. Through a giant effort of numerous organizations, individuals and children Assembly Bill 888 passed the Senate 24 to 14!!!

Featured Video - A Journey of Discovery: Mount Madonna Middle School

Mount Madonna middle school faculty offer insights into the learning environment at the 6th - 8th grade levels.

Welcome to our Faculty!

We are pleased to welcome back to all of our wonderful returning faculty members, with a special welcome to new faculty.

Sixth Graders' Environmental Work Recognized in Ceremony at White House

On Friday, July 17, Mount Madonna School's 2014-15 sixth grade students were formally recognized at an awards ceremony hosted by the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The event honored outstanding achievements in environmental education. 

Middle School Annual Start-of-School Camping Trip

We are excited to start the year off with our annual middle school beginning-of-the-year camping trip. This year we are planning to go to Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park.

We will be holding a Field Trip Orientation for middle school parents and students on Wednesday, August 26, at 6:30 pm (ALL 6th and 9th grade and all NEW Middle & High School students are requested to attend) to ensure that students are well prepared for the trip. We ask that students bring their gear up to meet with the faculty advisors who will check their gear and help them make any needed adjustments. 

River Rafting Annual High School Trip

We are very pleased to start the year off again with a white water rafting trip on the American River outside of Sacramento. We are contracting with H2O Adventures to be our guides and outfitter for the trip.

MMS will be holding an Orientation on Wednesday, August 26 at 6:30 pm at the Upper Campus where the Rafting Trip details and questions will be addressed (ALL 9th graders and all new high school students are requested to attend).

Summer Assignments for Middle & High School Students

Below are lists of summer reading and assignments from various teachers for Middle and High School students. For the most part, assignments are due before the first day of academic classes, which is Tuesday, September 8th (the first week being our annual field trips).

Supply Lists for 2015-2016 School Year - ALL GRADES

To help you prepare for the 2015-16 school year, supply lists for all grades are below. If you have questions, please contact the class teacher directly.

The High School Supply List was updated on 07/07/2015 to include books for the 12th grade elective course American Women's History.