Learning Journeys

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…

Conversations of Meaning: January 12, 7:00pm

An evening of dialogue and discovery Values in World Thought is a capstone course unique to Mount Madonna School (MMS) that spans 11th and 12th grades and engages students in meaningful conversations. True dialogue is a collaborative process of active listening and discussion that…

Everything We Needed to Hear: Students’ 2018 Interview with Congressman John Lewis

“Our interview with Congressman John Lewis in 2018 was, without our knowing it, the last for the Mount Madonna School students,” shares teacher Sadanand Ward Mailliard. “Over the years, our Values in World Thought class students had the privilege of a dozen…

Heeding a Call for Help: Dr. A.M. Kilpatrick Becomes a COVID Resource to the Broader Community

An interview with Dr. A.M. Kilpatrick (‘90) by Lara Kilpatrick (‘85) Auston Manoja “Marm” Kilpatrick (‘90), now professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) and an internationally recognized expert in infectious diseases and their emergence,…