Preschool

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, “The Excavators on the Playground,” by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, February 2023. “The Excavators on the Playground,” by Lisa Catterall. I spent three years involved in writing and defending the California Preschool Foundations. State-sponsored preschool is a marvelous concept, and there were hundreds of well-intentioned people who…

Student Government Association To Host First Friday Market on February 3

FIRST FRIDAY MARKET | February 3, 3:30-5:30pm, Assembly Room, upper campus, Mount Madonna School The Student Government Association (SGA) will host its second public market featuring an array of vendors with artisan goods, including small farms, baked items and jams, jewelry, art,…

A Welcoming Preschool Environment Inspires Students’ Growth and Curiosity By Danielle Barr

By Danielle Barr The Mount Madonna School (MMS) preschool is a thoughtfully curated environment where each child feels right at home to explore and discover. When a new child arrives in the classroom, the very first thing teachers do is have conversations…

Expressing Gratitude: Hawks’ Homecoming Week

November 3, 2022: The Mount Madonna School’ (MMS) Homecoming Week festivities were a great success enjoyed by the whole school community. Following are two expressions of gratitude from MMS community members. Acknowledgement and Appreciation By Student Government Association President Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak, grade…

Quick 5 Podcast: Ann Goewert Interviewed by Morgan Hill Chamber President Nick Gaich

Quick 5 Podcast presented by the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce. Mount Madonna Head of School Ann Goewert was interviewed by Morgan Hill Chamber President Nick Gaich in this episode which aired on November 2, 2022.     Links for Listening: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3Rm446T4571CPiXAC9jdzf?si=cL2EJw0-R9ehZFH0_elHEw…

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Joining Global Schools

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/25/2022, Name Dropping, “Joining Global Schools.” Mount Madonna School was recently been accepted as a member of the Global Schools Program, a network of schools from around the world committed to education for sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals….

Santa Cruz Sentinel: Mount Madonna School commemorates International Peace Day

Santa Cruz Sentinel, 9/22/2022, “Mount Madonna School Commemorates International Peace Day.” This year’s theme is “End Racism, Build Peace.” Story by Aric Sleeper, photos by Shmuel Thaler. Click on photos below to see a larger version.    

Mount Madonna School Accepted into Global Schools Program

Mount Madonna School (MMS) has recently been accepted as a member of the Global Schools Program, a network of schools from around the world committed to education for sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This creative educational network allows MMS to…

Mount Madonna to Commemorate International Day of Peace

Students to Lead a Peace Pole Dedication on September 21 Mount Madonna School will host its inaugural commemoration of the International Day of Peace on September 21 from 9:00-10:00am. Held each year on September 21, the United Nations has declared this as…