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Supply Lists for 2014-2015 School Year - ALL GRADES

Welcome to the 2014-15 school year! To help you prepare for the upcoming school year, supply lists for all grades are below. If you have questions, please contact the class teacher directly.

Updated 7/14/14 with Bookshop Santa Cruz book purchase URL and 10% discount.

Updated 7/18/14 with MS Spanish supplies.

Updated 8/29/2014 with changes in HS English booklist.

Summer Assignments for Middle & High School Students

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

Updated 7/14/14 with Bookshop Santa Cruz book purchase URL and 10% discount.

SAT Testing

Jan 24, 2015

The Gilroy Dispatch Senior Spotlight: Preethi Balagani

The Gilroy Dispatch, 6/20/2014, "Senior Spotlight: Preethi Balagani." Read the story

Morgan Hill Times Senior Spotlight: Soul Kerr

Morgan Hill Times, 6/20/2014, "Mount Madonna School Senior Spotlight: Soul Kerr." Read the story

Mount Madonna Student Chosen for Young Women's Leadership Program in D.C.

Kion, "Mount Madonna Student Chosen for Young Women's Leadership Program in D.C." Read more

MMS Junior Chosen to Participate in Annual Young Women’s Political Leadership Program

MMS junior Zoe Kelly recently participated in the Values in World Thought social studies trip to Washington, D.C.  On this interview tour, she met Susannah Wellford, president and founder of Running Start. During the interview and in subsequent communication, a connection was formed, resulting in Ms. Kelly's being offered the change to participate in this amazing leadership program!

MS/HS Graduations and Early Dismissal Schedule

Please note the following schedule for middle and high school students during the final week of school:

Mon, June 9 - NO SCHOOL

Early Dismissal:
Weds, June 11, 1:30pm dismissal. Buses as usual in the a.m.; transportation by reservation only in the p.m.

MMS Announces 2014 Valedictorians and Salutatorian; Seniors' College choices

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce Preethi Balagani and Talia Speaker as the 2014 senior class Co-Valedictorians, and Roger Hooker as Salutatorian. These three students earned these distinctions through hard work and focused effort, edging out their peers at the small Central Coast school known for strong academics, environmental education, performing arts and a competitive volleyball program.

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Learning Politics Firsthand

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 5/29/2014, "Learning politics firsthand: Mount Madonna School students talk about trip to nation's capital," by Calvin Men. Read more

Photo by Shmuel Thaler