Learning Journeys

Students Meet Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

  Mount Madonna School eleventh grade students Priyanka Bharghavan and Noah Kaplan had the opportunity this week to attend a political fundraising event in Menlo Park honoring Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. One of the event hosts, Sally-Christine Rodgers, a longtime friend…

The Mercury News: Mount Madonna School Reading Writing and Reasoning

The Mercury News, 3/25/2018, “Mount Madonna School Reading Writing and Reasoning,” photo by Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel. Mount Madonna School junior Gracie Howley notes an important passage as her Values In World Thought class discusses the meaning of the work of…

Making Caring Common: Mount Madonna Among Nation’s First Schools to Join Harvard Project

Mount Madonna School is an early leader in Harvard’s Making Caring Common Project and #CommonGround campaign, which seeks to bridge divides and build stronger communities.  March 6, 2018 – Mount Madonna School (MMS) is among the nation’s first schools to join a…

gmh Today: Relationships – Opening the Door to Transformational Learning

gmh Today, November-December 2017, pages 102-103, “Relationships – Opening the Door to Transformational Learning,” by Ward “SN” Mailliard. Photos by Shmuel Thaler. I am often asked, “How do you manage to engage the prominent leaders that the students interview?” and “How do…

The Connection, 2016-17

The Connection, 2016-17, an annual publication for families, friends and alumni of Mount Madonna School. Click on the above image to load  and view the content in a ‘page-turning’ format or download the PDF.

SchoolLinks.com, “Understanding Your Multi-situated Self,” an Interview with Director of Upper School Shannon Kelly

SchoolLinks.com, 9/11/2017, The Path to Higher Ed, Building College and Career Readiness – “Understanding Your Multi-situated Self,” a dialogue with Director of Upper School Shannon Kelly (’92). In a recent social media post, teacher Haley Campbell (’02) shared her impressions of the…