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Mount Madonna School Announces Sustainable Development Goals Speaker Series; Feb. 25 Lecture

The series begins on February 25 with “Shifting Perspectives: Adventures in Tech Policy and Beyond” featuring guest Amita Kuttner, Ph.D. Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce the launching of a series of public lectures based on the United Nations Sustainable…

Congratulations to Our Dedicated Faculty!

We are pleased to announce that Mount Madonna School’s dedicated teachers are being honored as TEACHER OF THE MONTH by Growing up in Santa Cruz (GUISC) in their February 2021 issue. In an effort “to do more for teachers” during this especially challenging year,…

Conversations of Meaning: January 12, 7:00pm

An evening of dialogue and discovery Values in World Thought is a capstone course unique to Mount Madonna School (MMS) that spans 11th and 12th grades and engages students in meaningful conversations. True dialogue is a collaborative process of active listening and discussion that…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School has Successful In-Person Instruction

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 11/9/2020, “Mount Madonna School has successful in-person instruction,” by Ryan Stuart; photos by Shmuel Thaler. WATSONVILLE >> Mount Madonna School in Watsonville is leading the charge in the return to in-person learning in Santa Cruz County. The private school…

Why Outdoor Learning? Preparing for a Fall 2020 Return to Campus

There is something magical about learning outdoors, and Mount Madonna School’s (MMS) 375 acres of land includes groves of coastal redwoods and live oaks, mountain meadows, chaparral, and ponds. The ecological tapestry of biomes, rich with diverse life forms, provides an unmatched…

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…