Faculty

Gather and Grow: Honoring Supriya McDonald

Supriya McDonald, a teacher, administrator and head of school at Mount Madonna School (MMS) who retired in June 2020 after more than 30 years of service, was honored in-person on October 20, for her dedication and service to the school community with…

KION News Channel 5/46.com: High School Students in Santa Cruz Build Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for Ocean Experiments

KION News Channel 5/46.com, “High school students in Santa Cruz build Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles for Ocean Experiments,” by Melody Waintal. Mount Madonna School Engineering Club students built an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to explore the ocean floors of Catalina Island….

Engineering Club Students Build Underwater ROVs for Ocean Experiments

Engineering Club Students Build Underwater ROVs for Ocean Experiments

What does it take to design and build a submersible, water-tight instrument to explore the oceans? Last week, with their school trip to Catalina Island just 10 days away, Mount Madonna School (MMS) high school Engineering Club students gave up lunch periods,…

Celebrating the World We Want

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Teacher’s Desk: Back In-Person by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Teacher’s Desk, “Back In-Person” by Lisa Catterall There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about. – Margaret Wheatley This summer, I’ve been teaching in a program where I feel compelled…

2021 Mount Madonna School Seniors

Class of 2021: Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Seniors’ College Choices

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce Kira Kaplan as the 2021 valedictorian and Sara Bautista as salutatorian. These students earned this distinction through hard work and focused effort, edging out their peers at the Central Coast school known for strong…

Ryan Oliver

Interconnected Societies: Speaker Series Continues with Ryan Oliver on May 20

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public speaker series based on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues with “Design for Equity: Disrupting Systemic Inequality Through Innovation in Education,” featuring Ryan Oliver on May 20 at 7:00pm. Oliver, executive director of…