Creative Arts

gmh Today, Theater Scene: Ramayana!

gmh Today, Spring 2020 issue, “Theater Scene: Ramayana!,” by Scott Lynch. To read Scott Lynch’s reflection on Ramayana!, click here and flip through the Spring 2020 issue to page 72. Note: the magazine was in the final stages of production in mid-March. Since…

Gilroy Life: Student Performers Provided A Lot of Energy in Telling Tale from the Middle Ages

Gilroy Life, “Mount Madonna School student performers provided a lot of energy in telling tale from the Middle Ages,” by Camille Bounds. The musical “Pippin” opened on Broadway in October  1972  and tells a story about a journey a young prince takes…

GITANJALI: An Offering of Song with Gitanjali Lori Rivera and Friends

March 7 concert to benefit Mount Madonna School’s performing arts program Join Mount Madonna School (MMS) music teacher Gitanjali Lori Rivera, students past and present, and current faculty in a celebration of music benefitting the MMS performing arts program. “Mount Madonna School…

“Pippin” Art and Character Projects: Showcasing Creative Self-Expression

Creative Self-Expression, along with Academic Excellence and Positive Character Development, are hallmarks of a Mount Madonna School (MMS) education, and are infused throughout the curriculum. What follows is an excerpt from an article by Sampad Kachuck, longtime MMS performing arts director, about…

Second Grade STEAM: Students Design Geometric Puzzles and Share with Pre/K Buddies

Geometry in second grade? It’s never too early to introduce age-appropriate lessons in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM), and Mount Madonna School (MMS) second graders recently worked on a project linking geometry with art to create their own individual colorful…

Aptos Times: A Cultural Celebration, Dia de los Muertos at Mount Madonna School

Aptos Times, 11/15/2019, “A Cultural Celebration: Dia de los Muertos at Mount Madonna School.” Nice recognition for the work of our Spanish teachers, Sara Sobkoviak and Carolina Riano, for educating students about the cultural and historical significance of Dia de los Muertos,…