High School

Honoring Excellence: Students Receive Memorial, Academic and Pillar Awards – 2021

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

Savannah Cambell Signs Letter of Intent to Play Volleyball at Johnson & Wales University

Mount Madonna School (MMS) senior Savannah Cambell, who graduates later this week, signed a National Letter of Intent with Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island on Monday. Cambell, a 5’ 10” setter with quick hands and an eye for the…

High School Athletics News: Track and Field Athletes Compete at CCS; Senior Octavio Moreno Qualifies for June 19 Finals

Track and Field, June 12, 2021: Sophomore Zoey Ocampo-Sobkoviak and senior Octavio Moreno, competed in the Central Coast Section (CCS) semifinals on June 12. Ocampo-Sobkoviak competed in the long jump and placed 29th with a jump of 14′.75″. Moreno competed in the…

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…

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…