Middle School

Science Buddies: Second and Seventh Graders Study Microorganisms

Frequent opportunities for cross-grade learning are an intentionally-planned and essential element of the Mount Madonna School (MMS) program. Every grade at MMS pairs with another, and sometimes students will have both older and younger buddies – providing each with the learning experiences…

Honoring Excellence 2022: Students Recognized with Memorial and Pillar Awards

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…

Middle School Students Create Land-Art Sculptures Highlighting Principles of Design

Stone cairns, a fern- and flower-wrapped tree, and a snaking trail of leaves on the forest floor, were just a few of the environmental “land-art sculptures” that Mount Madonna School middle school students created this week. “In this sculpture project the sixth…

Chrislaine Miller Commended for Leadership and Academic Contributions to California History-Social Science Project

Chrislaine Pamphile Miller, who teaches middle school history at Mount Madonna School (MMS), was recently commended for her outstanding leadership and academic contributions to the Grade 6 Group of the California History-Social Science Project (CHSSP). “Chrislaine was not only a thoughtful and…

43rd Annual Musical "Ramayana!" Returns to the Stage June 9-12

Join Hanuman, the monkeys, Prince Rama and Prince Lakshmana, as they journey to Lanka in their quest to rescue Princess Sita in the 43rd Mount Madonna School (MMS) “Ramayana!”, a musical theater production adapted for modern audiences and replete with lively action,…