Preschool

43rd Annual Musical "Ramayana!" Returns to the Stage June 9-12

Join Hanuman, the monkeys, Prince Rama and Prince Lakshmana, as they journey to Lanka in their quest to rescue Princess Sita in the 43rd Mount Madonna School (MMS) “Ramayana!”, a musical theater production adapted for modern audiences and replete with lively action,…

April 23: Summit for the Planet Family Redwood Hike and Earth Day Festival

For the 16th annual Summit for the Planet, everyone is welcome to check out the wildlife and family-friendly activities on Saturday, April 23 from 9:00am to 1:30pm at Mount Madonna School. This FREE public event begins with a 5K family hike through…

"Ramayana!" Cast List 2022

Congratulations, students, on your roles! Onward to the 43rd annual “Ramayana!” Twelfth Grade Addy King Ravana Alyssa Princess Sita Ben Prince Rama Benn Publicity/Marketing Assistant, Follow Spot Operator Blythe Queen Kaikeyi, Angad Grace Queen Mandodari Jimmy King Dasharatha, Hanuman Kayla Goddess Parvati…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz: “The World is Knocking” by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, February 2022, Teacher’s Desk, “The World is Knocking” by Lisa Catterall. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche This week I had the pleasure of teaching in a true…

“It feels good to help people”: Students Participate in Day of Service in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) community honored the life of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in a nationwide day of service on Friday, January 14.  All students from the tiniest preschoolers to our almost-ready-to-graduate seniors got their hands…