In the News

San Simeon Science Studies: Plankton, Stargazing and Ocean Engineering

Earlier this month, Mount Madonna School (MMS) tenth grade students headed south to the coast near San Simeon for a three-day, two-night camping trip and study of the marine ecosystem. During sophomore year, MMS students have the opportunity to choose between a…

On Washington, D.C. Trip, Local Students Witness a Historic Moment and Protestors’ Strong Reactions

On May 3, during their week-long Values in American Thought learning journey to Washington D.C., Mount Madonna School (MMS) eleventh and twelfth grade students passed by the Supreme Court and witnessed a historic moment for our nation. This moment was captured in…

43rd Annual Musical "Ramayana!" Returns to the Stage June 9-12

Join Hanuman, the monkeys, Prince Rama and Prince Lakshmana, as they journey to Lanka in their quest to rescue Princess Sita in the 43rd Mount Madonna School (MMS) “Ramayana!”, a musical theater production adapted for modern audiences and replete with lively action,…

Values, Perspective and the Whole Truth: Students Consider National Monuments

Perhaps no one monument could be made to tell the whole truth of any subject which it might be designed to illustrate. – Frederick Douglass “Emancipation Monument,” a bronze statue designed and sculpted by Bostonian Thomas Ball more than a century ago,…

High School Athletic News: Senior Track and Field, Boys Volleyball Athletes Honored

Senior Athletes Honored – Track and Field and Boys Volleyball, April 28, 2022: “Grace Timan and Alyssa Manzur have both been dedicated athletes on our team since starting their first season on the team their freshman year,” said track and field coach…

Learning Journeys: A Reflection on Experiential Education

Mount Madonna Eleventh and Twelfth Grade Students Head to Washington, D.C. By Director of Upper School Shannon Kelly (’92) As Mount Madonna School (MMS) restarts many of the programs that have been on hold due to COVID-19, I am struck by the…