High School

CSI: Mount Madonna – High School “Sleuths” to Investigate School’s Annual Career Forum

Collaborating in grade-level teams, high school students at Mount Madonna School (MMS) will brush up on their sleuthing skills and question “suspects” to learn about their “crimes” (i.e. career paths) at CSI: Mount Madonna, a career forum event planned for March 13…

Mount Madonna School Champions Inclusive Education Through Flexible Tuition Model

Mount Madonna School (MMS) has fostered curiosity, critical thinking, creativity and meaningful relationships as an independent preschool – 12th grade school for more than four decades. Now MMS proudly announces its ongoing commitment to providing high-quality education to families of diverse socio-economic…

Performing Arts Brings Us Together: Meet Costumer Lauren Reece

Prior to joining Mount Madonna School (MMS) in 2023, costumer Lauren Reece obtained a B.A. in fashion with an emphasis in design from Arizona State University. She joins MMS with much enthusiasm for her new role. Social media coordinator Carly Wheelehan recently…

Students Roll Up Sleeves on National Day of Service

 The Mount Madonna School (MMS) community honored the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a nationwide day of service on Friday, January 12. “This year, MMS students and faculty participated in our third annual day of service…

Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times and Hollister Free Lance Mount Madonna School to Present “Into the Woods”

Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times and Hollister Free Lance: “Mount Madonna School to present ‘Into the Woods’,” January 4, 2024. On Jan. 27 and 28 at 2:00pm, Mount Madonna School (MMS) will present its high school production of “Into the Woods.” “The…

Learning Happens in Community: Meet High School English Teacher Sangita Diaz-Houston (’99)

Sangita Yolanda Diaz-Houston (‘99) is the new Mount Madonna School (MMS) high school English and creative writing teacher. She holds a Ph.D. in education from the University of California, Santa Cruz, master’s in education from both the University of California, Santa Cruz…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: High School Chemistry Students Conduct Seasonal Experiment

Growing up in Santa Cruz, January 2024, “High School Chemistry Students Conduct Seasonal Experiment.” Recently, Mount Madonna School (MMS) 10th grade students explored “redox reactions” – a high school chemistry class version of holiday crafting – during a lab activity. A redox…

Silver Deposits and Redox Reactions: High School Chemistry Students Conduct “Seasonal” Experiment

Recently, Mount Madonna School (MMS) 10th grade students explored “redox reactions” – a high school chemistry class version of holiday crafting – during a lab activity. A redox reaction, also known as oxidation reduction, is a reaction that involves the transfer of…