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A Spotlight on Creativity and Learning: 13th Annual Summit for the Planet Celebration and Eco-carnival

Place a marble in the chute and watch it speed along the highs, lows, twists and turns of themed, model rollercoasters! Stand trackside for the team-built solar car races! See customized, scale-model tiny homes and blueprints; or catch the “catwalk,” as young…

Math in Action: Students Create Scale-Model Tiny Homes

Tiny homes, small, portable houses that average 300-400 square feet, are becoming increasingly popular across the country. Recently Mount Madonna School (MMS) seventh graders learned more about tiny homes during their mathematics class, with the creation of very tiny, three-dimensional, scale-model houses….

Abolition, Revolution and the Roots of Democracy: Eighth Grade Boston History Tour

An opportunity to support classroom-based learning  with a visit to sites and locations of historical significance can make a lasting educational impression on students. To that end, Mount Madonna School’s upper school history faculty are planning a learning journey with the eighth…

Seniors Say “Thank You” as Community Turns Out to Support Maitri Fundraiser Dinner

On March 9, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) twelfth grade culinary studies class and teacher Sara Sobkoviak hosted more than 100 guests for dinner in Corralitos. The Maitri Fundraiser Dinner was organized to showcase the culinary skills students have honed in their…

Enough to Eat: Students Study History, Food Insecurity and Visit Local Food Bank

We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry. – Jimmy Carter, 39th United States president In their world history class, Mount Madonna School (MMS) seventh grade students recently learned about medieval Europe and the social structure of…