Pre/K

Honoring the Past, Looking to the Future: Progressive Pedagogy in Preschool by Jasmine Star Horan

By Jasmine Star Horan  As we enter into this new school year, the preschool at Mount Madonna School (MMS) is in a unique position of honoring its rich history and opening to a future of creativity and innovation. The MMS preschool and…

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Teacher’s Desk: Back In-Person by Lisa Catterall

Growing Up in Santa Cruz, Teacher’s Desk, “Back In-Person” by Lisa Catterall There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about. – Margaret Wheatley This summer, I’ve been teaching in a program where I feel compelled…

Ramayana! The Movie (2021): Now Available to Purchase or Stream

From Stage Show to Screen, Mount Madonna School Reenvisions Performing Arts, its Distinctive Production, and Utilizes its 375-Acre Campus for Filming Amid a pandemic year when live stage shows were prohibited, Mount Madonna School (MMS) reenvisioned its performing arts, and distinctive, annual…

Female Empowerment and Questioning Patriarchal Stereotypes: Author Maria Dahvana Headley on June 3

The Mount Madonna School (MMS) public speaker series based on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continues with “Rethinking Traditional Gender in Classic Literature,” featuring New York Times-bestselling author Maria Dahvana Headley on Thursday, June 3 at 7:00pm PST. Headley’s…