Middle School

Ramayana! The Movie (2021): Now Available to Purchase or Stream

From Stage Show to Screen, Mount Madonna School Reenvisions Performing Arts, its Distinctive Production, and Utilizes its 375-Acre Campus for Filming Amid a pandemic year when live stage shows were prohibited, Mount Madonna School (MMS) reenvisioned its performing arts, and distinctive, annual…

Honoring Excellence: Students Receive Memorial, Academic and Pillar Awards – 2021

The Jivanti Rutansky Memorial Award In honor of Jivanti’s memory, the Mount Madonna School faculty give one high school student and one middle school student an award in her name each year. These awards are presented to students who embody the qualities…

Deep Connections and Unintended Benefits: Reflections on Ramayana!

By Lisa Catterall Fourteen years ago, I was a new parent and a new teacher at Mount Madonna School (MMS). I was a refugee from a job at Genentech that had me commuting far away from my three year old, and doing…

Female Empowerment and Questioning Patriarchal Stereotypes: Author Maria Dahvana Headley on June 3

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public speaker series based on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues with “Rethinking Traditional Gender in Classic Literature,” featuring New York Times-bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley on Thursday, June 3 at 7:00pm PST. Headley’s…