Faculty

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, “The Excavators on the Playground,” by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, February 2023. “The Excavators on the Playground,” by Lisa Catterall. I spent three years involved in writing and defending the California Preschool Foundations. State-sponsored preschool is a marvelous concept, and there were hundreds of well-intentioned people who…

Student Government Association To Host First Friday Market on February 3

FIRST FRIDAY MARKET | February 3, 3:30-5:30pm, Assembly Room, upper campus, Mount Madonna School The Student Government Association (SGA) will host its second public market featuring an array of vendors with artisan goods, including small farms, baked items and jams, jewelry, art,…

A Welcoming Preschool Environment Inspires Students’ Growth and Curiosity By Danielle Barr

By Danielle Barr The Mount Madonna School (MMS) preschool is a thoughtfully curated environment where each child feels right at home to explore and discover. When a new child arrives in the classroom, the very first thing teachers do is have conversations…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: Model UN Training Conference for Local Students

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, October 2022, “Model UN Training Conference for Local Students,” by Lisa Martin. On October 8, 2022, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will host a one-day Model United Nations (Model UN or MUN) Training Conference, with a singular purpose:…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School commemorates International Peace Day

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/22/2022, “Mount Madonna School Commemorates International Peace Day.” This year’s theme is “End Racism, Build Peace.” Story by Aric Sleeper, photos by Shmuel Thaler. Click on photos below to see a larger version.