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Class of 2021: Valedictorian, Salutatorian and Seniors’ College Choices

Mount Madonna School (MMS) is pleased to announce Kira Kaplan as the 2021 valedictorian and Sara Bautista as salutatorian. These students earned this distinction through hard work and focused effort, edging out their peers at the Central Coast school known for strong…

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…

Morgan Hill Life, Community Voices: Mt. Madonna Students’ Project Aims to Save Endangered Blue Whales

Morgan Hill Life, May 15, 2021, “Community Voices by four children: Mt. Madonna students’ project aims to save endangered blue whales,” by Mount Madonna School fifth graders Deja Orozco, Minami Wu, Rory Kayne and Sera Krawetz. Majestic blue whales are found throughout…

Class of ’21 Senior Spotlight: Octavio Moreno

Name, city of residence: Octavio Moreno, Capitola Grade you started at MMS: Ninth grade What inspires you? What really inspires me is having people who are already inspired around me; being around passionate people helps me to grow as an individual and…

Class of ’21 Senior Spotlight: Corey Mensinger

Name, city of residence:  Corey Mensinger, Soquel Grade you started at MMS: Fourth grade  What inspires you? I am inspired by people like Jacksepticeye, Corpse Husband, Valkyrae, and many other YouTubers and Twitch streamers. I’ve started livestreaming on Twitch more often now,…

Interconnected Societies: Speaker Series Continues with Ryan Oliver on May 20

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public speaker series based on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues with “Design for Equity: Disrupting Systemic Inequality Through Innovation in Education,” featuring Ryan Oliver on May 20 at 7:00pm. Oliver, executive director of…