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Mount Madonna School Articulates a Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

Mount Madonna School (MMS) recently announced and shared a statement articulating its commitment to equity and inclusion as part of its core mission. “During my first learning journey with MMS students to South Africa in 2009, I was struck by the fact…

The Science Behind the Paleontology: Students Appreciate Asynchronous Course on Dinosaurs

Last fall, Mount Madonna School (MMS) began offering its first asynchronous elective course for high school students. Titled The Dinosaurs, the class is approved by the University of California as a college-preparatory elective in life sciences. Four students took the three-unit class…

American Democracy, American Racism to be Discussed at March 18 Lecture

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public lecture series based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues on March 18 at 7:00pm with “American Democracy, American Racism,” featuring Laxmi Wordham, a 1993 MMS graduate.  “The fight for democracy and the fight…

Citizen Advocates, Plastic Pollution and Saving Blue Whales: Buddy Classes’ Conservation Curriculum

Mount Madonna School (MMS) fifth grade students are learning a lot about whales, especially blue whales, this school year. And although these whales are the largest animals to have ever lived on Earth, fifth graders say these endangered ocean giants need help…