High School

Guest Photographer at "Ramayana!"

Joining the crew as a guest photographer at “Ramayana” this year is Preston Merchant, who has volunteered his time and talent for many years to help visually document this show. You may see him photographing rehearsals and the behind-the-scenes preparations at the…

Directing Change: Student Videos Address Teen Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

Recently, the student-run high school Video Club at Mount Madonna School (MMS) was recognized with two Honorable Mentions for their videos raising awareness about teen mental health, including suicide awareness. The videos were submitted to the Directing Change competition (DirectingChangeCA.org) and will…

Government in Action: Students’ Learning Journey to Washington, D.C.

On April 20, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) junior class, along with their teachers, traveled to Washington, D.C. for a week-long learning journey. Their trip includes tours and interviews with an array of interesting individuals. The junior class is keeping a blog…

Science and Service: Ninth Grade Students’ Yosemite Learning Journey

The deep valleys, grand meadows and magnificent sequoia forests of Yosemite National Park are the setting this week for a five-day learning journey focused on environmental science for Mount Madonna School (MMS) ninth grade students. This hands-on study complements the school’s year-long…

Class of ’24 Senior Spotlight: Emma Monclus

Name, city of residence: Emma Monclus, Morgan Hill Grade you started at Mount Madonna School: Seventh What inspires you? I am always curious to learn new things and self-improvement is a huge motivator. My parents also inspire me; they lead by example…

Class of ’24 Senior Spotlight: Sophia Manzur

Name, city of residence: Sophia Manzur, Morgan Hill Grade you started at Mount Madonna School: Fourth What inspires you? My sister, Alyssa. She is the definition of love – resilient, powerful, divine. She is always taking the initiative to be the best…

May the FOREST be with You: 18th Annual Summit for the Planet Festival Returns May 4

Everyone is welcome and “may the forest be with you!” at the 18th annual Summit for the Planet on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Mount Madonna School. This free admission public festival begins with a 5K family hike that…

Class of ’24 Senior Spotlight: Ona Musoll-Buendia

Name, city of residence: Ona Musoll-Buendia, San Jose Grade you started at Mount Madonna School: Seventh What inspires you? My mother inspires me. She does what she loves and works hard at it, never giving up when things are hard. What is…

Clip from India video

Featured Video: Drishtikon 2024 – Learning Journey to India Overview

An overview video of Mount Madonna School seniors’ 2024 learning journey to India, the Drishtikon Project (“Perspectives”). View the blog for writings, photos, and videos. Part of the Values in World Thought Program. Filmed and edited by Devin Kumar (http://www.devinkumar.com)