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Preparing for a Return to Campus: A Letter From Incoming Head of School Ann Goewert

I am honored and thrilled to join the Mount Madonna School (MMS) community officially starting on July 1. I have seen that compassion, curiosity, creativity, a discerning mind and leadership are characteristics of Mount Madonna students. During these unusual times, the best…

Mary Supriya McDonald

Integrity, Leadership and Day-to-Day Kindness: Supriya McDonald

Mary Supriya McDonald, teacher and head of school, joined Mount Madonna School in 1987 and is retiring at the end of the current school year. Alumna Haley Campbell (’02) spoke with McDonald in December 2019, and shares this revealing profile. It was…

An Unquenchable Passion for Learning: Mount Madonna School Announces a New Head of School

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) trustees and board of directors are pleased to announce that Ann Goewert, Ph.D., will be the institution’s next head of school. Goewert will succeed retiring Head of School Mary Supriya McDonald on July 1, 2020. “Ann is…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Research Supports a “Playful” Approach to Pre/K Learning

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, August 2019, “Brain Building: Research Supports a “Playful” Approach to Preschool/Kindergarten Learning,” by Hema Walker. Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world,…

MMS Board Meeting Information

2019-20 May 30, 2020 Board Summary April 23, 2020 Board Summary April 23, 2020 Financial Report December 7, 2019 Admissions & Marketing Report December 7, 2019 Board Summary December 7, 2019 Financial Report December 7, 2019 Five Year Operations Revenue & Expenditures…