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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 October 16, 2019 Admissions Board Briefing October 16, 2019 Board summary October 16, 2019 Development Report October 16, 2019 Division Directors Board Meeting Report October 16, 2019 Finance Memo Board Report October 16, 2019 Marketing Update for the Board 2018-19 June…

The Connection, 2017-18

The Connection, 2017-18, an annual publication for families, friends and alumni of Mount Madonna School. Click on the image to load  and view the content in a ‘page-turning’ format or download the PDF.

Character Matters

What follows is a reflection by Mount Madonna’s Head of School, Supriya Mary McDonald, on the importance of positive character development. Positive character development, along with academic excellence and creative self-expression, comprise the three pillars of Mount Madonna School.  As the many…