Athletics

Middle School Athletic News: Cross Country and Flag Football

Cross Country, 9/28/2022: Mount Madonna School’s first on-campus middle school cross country meet was a success all around! Thank you to all who volunteered to help the event run smoothly and the runners stay on course. A special BIG thank you to Aumao…

Students Receive Memorial, Academic and Pillar Awards - 2021

Honoring Excellence: Students Receive Memorial, Academic and Pillar Awards – 2021

The Jivanti Rutansky Memorial Award In honor of Jivanti’s memory, the Mount Madonna School faculty give one high school student and one middle school student an award in her name each year. These awards are presented to students who embody the qualities…

Teaching Tenacity and Finding Fulfillment: Spotlight on Sidd McDonald

Sidd McDonald, middle and high school math teacher and volleyball coach, joined Mount Madonna School in 2003 and is retiring at the end of the current school year. Alumna Alexis Julien (’15) spoke with McDonald in December 2019, and wrote the following…

Connection, 2018-19

  The Connection, 2018-19, an annual publication for families, friends and alumni of Mount Madonna School. Click on the above image to load  and view the content in a ‘page-turning’ format or download the PDF.

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Potential and the Value of Sitting on the Bench

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, June 2019, “Potential and the Value of Sitting on the Bench,” by Lisa Catterall. I would never have thought I was capable of sitting on the bench as the number two man. And it showed me that…

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…