Learning Journeys

Class of 2020: Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Seniors’ College Choices

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce AnMei Dasbach-Prisk as the 2020 valedictorian, and Haley Kerr as salutatorian. These students earned this distinction through hard work and focused effort, edging out their peers at the small Central Coast school known for…

MOUNT MADONNA STUDENT TABITHA HARDIN-ZOLLO

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School Seniors Finish Classes Remotely

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 5/20/2020, “Mount Madonna School seniors finish classes remotely,” photo by Shmuel Thaler. Mount Madonna School senior Tabitha Hardin-Zollo works remotely from her home in Corralitos as she and her classmates wrap up writing their concluding impressions of interviews done…

Zoom with David Yang

Bridges of Understanding: 2020 Washington, D.C. Interviews

Gaining a Global Human Perspective on Today’s World For three decades, the juniors and seniors of Mount Madonna School (MMS) have traveled to Washington, D.C. every other year to interview government and non-government leaders. This rite of passage introduces MMS students directly…

Joe Manchin

2020 Washington, D.C. Interviews: Gaining a Global Human Perspective on Today’s World

For three decades, the juniors and seniors of Mount Madonna School (MMS) have traveled to Washington, D.C. every other year to interview government and non-government leaders. This rite of passage introduces MMS students directly to those who lead in the larger world….

Mary Supriya McDonald

Integrity, Leadership and Day-to-Day Kindness: Supriya McDonald

Mary Supriya McDonald, teacher and head of school, joined Mount Madonna School in 1987 and is retiring at the end of the current school year. Alumna Haley Campbell (’02) spoke with McDonald in December 2019, and shares this revealing profile. It was…