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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.

Students Bond Over Whale Project, Marine Studies and Reducing Plastic Debris

With a distinct body shape, large pectoral fins and knobby head, humpbacks whales have long captured people’s imagination and interest. Intelligent and vocal, each humpback population communicates in its own dialect, and males sing songs that can last for 20 minutes and…

The Connection, 2016-17

The Connection, 2016-17, 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.

Offshore and Underwater Learning: Marine Science at Catalina Island

The ninth grade class recently returned from a Learning Journey they call “Flow with Water” or Yeyeco Ica Atl in the language of the Pimungan people, the first human occupants of California’s Santa Catalina Island. The class went to Catalina Island off the coast of Long Beach and joined the Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (CELP) for a week of outdoor field studies, leadership challenges, and personal growth.