Middle School

Ramayana Character project art

Finding Humanity and Honoring the Process: Ramayana! Character Projects

To truly embody a character requires the actor to see and experience the world from that character’s perspective. Discovering a connection to character takes detective work, personal reflection and an embracing of the journey. Aside from spontaneous discoveries within rehearsal, another method…

Teacher gratitude

Waves of Gratitude and Lower School Learning: Week Seven

National Teacher Appreciation Week began on May 4 and throughout the week our own Mount Madonna School (MMS) teachers were showered with tokens of appreciation and expressions of gratitude from students, parents and colleagues. The special honoring began a day early, on…

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…