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"Mulan Jr." Cast Announcment; Tickets on Sale Now!

Tickets are on sale now: $10 for students 18 and under, $15 for adults. Call the school office or stop by to purchase. Last day to reserve and pay is Wed, Dec 9, end of day.

Congratulations to all!

 
 

Student Spotlight: Miles Wayne

Name, age, grade, city of residence:
Miles Wayne, 18, grade 12, Watsonville
 
Who or what inspires you? 
My parents, and musicians and artists that have reached their goals through hard work inspire me. Musicians, including Kanye West, Tyler the Creator and David Bowie give me a lot of creative inspiration.
 
What is your favorite subject in school, and why? 

MMS Student Spotlight Articles Set to Resume

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) Student Spotlight, a short Q & A with individual middle and high school students, will soon resume publishing. In recent years these features have proved to be a fun way to build community while getting to know our students better. 
 
This year, we hope to expand the scope and include upper elementary grade students in the mix from time to time.  
 
Here are some links to previously published Student Spotlights; watch for new profiles coming soon.
 

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

Date: 
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.