Creative Arts

Powerful Voices and Literary Gems: Students Participate in National Writing Competition

This fall the freshmen and sophomore English classes participated in the Yes! Magazine Writing Competition, a national writing competition with roughly 2,000 participants each quarter. Last year Mara Peruzzi received an award in the Powerful Voice category and Imogen Cockrum was the…

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.

Traditions and Cultural Relevance: Honoring Día de Los Muertos

Update, 11/1/2017: “I really enjoyed and appreciated all the effort that the students, parents and teachers put forth this year to make the art installation a success,” commented Spanish teacher Sara Sobkoviak. “Reflecting back on the creative learning process, it was not just…

Neuroscience and Learning: Local Educator Teaches Class in China

by Lisa Catterall, director of middle school  I was recently asked to be an instructor for a teacher-training institute in Beijing, China. The class was called Neuroscience and Learning and was an introduction to cutting-edge research-based classroom teaching techniques. Basically, we were…