Pre/K

A Spotlight on Creativity and Learning: 13th Annual Summit for the Planet Celebration and Eco-carnival

Place a marble in the chute and watch it speed along the highs, lows, twists and turns of themed, model rollercoasters! Stand trackside for the team-built solar car races! See customized, scale-model tiny homes and blueprints; or catch the “catwalk,” as young…

Chocolate Mousse and Kitchen Organization: Guest Chef Shares Culinary Advice as Seniors Prepare for March 9 Maitri Fundraiser Dinner

Recently, the twelfth grade culinary studies class at Mount Madonna School (MMS) had the “sweet treat” of preparing and sampling chocolate mousse under the guidance of guest chef David Jackman. Jackman is the owner of Chocolate the Restaurant in Santa Cruz. “David…

Senior Class Seeking Clothing Donations for the Children of the Sri Ram Ashram

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) senior class is seeking donations of new or gently used clothing for the children of Sri Ram Ashram in Haridwar, India. The Ashram was built and inspired by the late Baba Hari Dass, with support from the…

Feb. 7 and 28 Film Screenings: The Art of Thinking – What are College Entrance Exams Really Measuring?

Mount Madonna School to host public screenings of the film “The Test and The Art of Thinking” in Santa Cruz (February 7) and Morgan Hill (February 28), offering an inside look at the multibillion-dollar business of SAT/ACT Test Preparation Each year more…

Feeding Families: Second Grade Class Hosts Food Drive; Community Participation Requested

Dear Mount Madonna School Community, The second grade class is hosting their annual food drive in support of the Second Harvest Food Bank to help feed hungry families in our area during the holiday season. There are bins for food donations in…

NPR: “The New Abnormal”: Wildfires And Climate Change, a Conversation Featuring Noah Diffenbaugh (’92)

National Public Radio, 1A program, 11/13/2018, “‘The New Abnormal’: Wildfires And Climate Change.” MMS alumnus Noah Diffenbaugh (’92), climate scientist, Kara J Foundation Professor, Department of Earth System Science, Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University, was…