It’s well-known among local sports fans that volleyball is the premier sport at Mount Madonna School (MMS). Students, some as young as third grade, join and compete on MMS middle school teams; and these young athletes watchfully keeping their eyes on the…
Like to mountain bike? Want to get fit and have fun with classmates and other school parents?
Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth through twelfth grade students, parents and guardians are invited to come join a new Mountain Biking Club.
Bike club riders will meet at 3:30 on Wednesdays and Fridays at the MMS Upper Campus entrance/parking lot.
Along the banks of the American River’s South Fork, in a valley native Nisenan people called ‘C ullumah ‘ or ‘beautiful valley,’ craftsman James Marshall discovered gold in 1848. Marshall’s discovery began the great California Gold Rush and fueled the West’s dramatic…
The audience of young students watched intently and seemed to hold their collective breath as educator Rob Dicely led ‘Shoshone,’ a 90-pound female mountain lion, to the stage. Guided by Dicely, Shoshone flexed her muscular hind legs and leapt effortlessly onto a table where she sat and studied her surroundings.
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THANK YOU to everyone who chose to support your school through the Drive for Schools fundraiser. It is an important one in that it allows all of us to reach outside our own pocketbooks to friends, relatives, neighbors, and business associates. Along this line, thank you to Jessica Cambell for setting up the ticket sales opportunity at Deluxe Foods in Aptos.
Drive for Schools raised $13,755 for our annual and capital funds, which, unfortunately, was quite a bit short of the $20,000 goal. We will need to make up this shortfall in our other fundraising efforts this year.
Five enthusiastic teachers have joined the faculty at Mount Madonna School (MMS) this year. Ashley England, Brian Darsie, Kelly Cox, Micha Scott and Tina Pendleton will be working in an array of capacities including teaching middle school English and music, mathematics, physics,…
Reentry to school or work after vacation often brings new vision and fresh perspective. The down time of summer revitalizes adults and children alike. Greeting the youngsters on Day One is one of my favorite moments of the school year. Students return with taller bodies, longer or shorter hair, huge smiles (sometimes with new front teeth) and jump off the bus looking for faces both familiar and new at the bus stop.
Mount Madonna School’s (MMS) boys volleyball program has four pillars: middle school red and black, and high school junior varsity (JV) and varsity. While the varsity team recently completed a championship season, the JV, Black and Red teams also enjoyed strong play over these past months!
Before she was teaching middle and high school science at Mount Madonna School, Lisa Catterall worked in cancer treatment research. The company folded in the 1990s after the treatment it focused on stopped working for patients. A few weeks ago, Catterall had an epiphany while watching a student experiment with iron filings in the chemistry lab and realized why the treatment stopped working.