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Why Performing Arts?

Mount Madonna School (MMS) values the arts and offers a vibrant performing arts program geared to building confidence, character, and community in our student body. Physical movement, creative expression, and cognitive activities such as memorizing lines stimulate new neural pathways and aid…

Why Outdoor Learning? Preparing for a Fall 2020 Return to Campus

There is something magical about learning outdoors, and Mount Madonna School’s (MMS) 375 acres of land includes groves of coastal redwoods and live oaks, mountain meadows, chaparral, and ponds. The ecological tapestry of biomes, rich with diverse life forms, provides an unmatched…

Preparing for a Return to Campus: A Letter From Incoming Head of School Ann Goewert

I am honored and thrilled to join the Mount Madonna School (MMS) community officially starting on July 1. I have seen that compassion, curiosity, creativity, a discerning mind and leadership are characteristics of Mount Madonna students. During these unusual times, the best…

Honoring Excellence: Students Receive Memorial, Academic and Pillar Awards – 2020

The Jivanti Rutansky Memorial Award In honor of Jivanti’s memory, the Mount Madonna School (MMS) faculty is giving e one high school student and one middle school student an award in her name each year. These awards are presented to students who…