College Advising

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School Screens ‘The Test and The Art of Thinking’

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 2/6/19, “Mount Madonna School screens ‘The Test and The Art of Thinking’,” by Kena DeLong. SANTA CRUZ — Mount Madonna School will host the first of two film screenings that examine the ACT and SAT test industry. “The Test…

Feb. 7 and 28 Film Screenings: The Art of Thinking – What are College Entrance Exams Really Measuring?

Mount Madonna School to host public screenings of the film “The Test and The Art of Thinking” in Santa Cruz (February 7) and Morgan Hill (February 28), offering an inside look at the multibillion-dollar business of SAT/ACT Test Preparation Each year more…

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.

Class of 2018: Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Seniors’ College Choices

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce Indigo Kelly as the 2018 Valedictorian, and Zachary Wagner as Salutatorian. These students earned this distinction through hard work and focused effort, edging out their peers at the small Central Coast school known for…

Making Caring Common: Mount Madonna Among Nation’s First Schools to Join Harvard Project

Mount Madonna School is an early leader in Harvard’s Making Caring Common Project and #CommonGround campaign, which seeks to bridge divides and build stronger communities.  March 6, 2018 – Mount Madonna School (MMS) is among the nation’s first schools to join a…

SantaCruzParent.com: Look to Local, Successful Schools for Inspiration

SantaCruzParent.com, 11/2/2017, “Look to Local, Successful Schools for Inspiration,” featuring a an interview with Shannon Kelly (’92), Mount Madonna’s upper school director, for the podcast “The Path to Higher Ed: College and Career Readiness. ” Read more We recommend the SantaCruzParent.com newsletter…

SchoolLinks.com, “Understanding Your Multi-situated Self,” an Interview with Director of Upper School Shannon Kelly

SchoolLinks.com, 9/11/2017, The Path to Higher Ed, Building College and Career Readiness – “Understanding Your Multi-situated Self,” a dialogue with Director of Upper School Shannon Kelly (’92). In a recent social media post, teacher Haley Campbell (’02) shared her impressions of the…