Faculty

Mount Madonna School Articulates a Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

Mount Madonna School (MMS) recently announced and shared a statement articulating its commitment to equity and inclusion as part of its core mission. “During my first learning journey with MMS students to South Africa in 2009, I was struck by the fact…

Congratulations to Our Dedicated Faculty!

We are pleased to announce that Mount Madonna School’s dedicated teachers are being honored as TEACHER OF THE MONTH by Growing up in Santa Cruz (GUISC) in their February 2021 issue. In an effort “to do more for teachers” during this especially challenging year,…

NAIS, Independent Ideas, Climbing Mountains: A School Year of Ups and Downs by Grace Timan, grade 11

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), January 2021, “Climbing Mountains: A Year of Ups and Downs,” by Grace Timan, grade 11. Editor’s note: The pandemic has forced school leaders to make tough calls about staffing, safety protocols, and how and when to…

Teachable Moments and Students’ Well-Being: Discussing the January 6 National Events

Following the unprecedented events of January 6, 2021 in our nation’s Capitol, Mount Madonna Head of School Ann Goewert shared the following message with school employees. We share it here, as it may offer perspective and support for parents and others in…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Teacher’s Desk: Carry Forward by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, January 2021, Teacher’s Desk, “Carry Forward,” by Lisa Catterall. The past gets carried with us. It’s always there. – Ann Pearlman Two days ago the sky finally poured a real amount of rain on our beautiful mountaintop…