Tag archives: Marymount School

The Riviera Ridge School
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 21, 2022

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” Shakespeare employed that now famous line in his play Romeo and Juliet to imply that the naming of things is irrelevant. The Riviera Ridge School might beg to differ.  The highly-esteemed independent educational institution that serves […]

Marymount To Become “The Riviera Ridge School”
By Nick Masuda   |   July 22, 2021

Christina Broderick has been receiving plenty of congratulatory calls from her predecessors at Marymount Santa Barbara — er, The Riviera Ridge School (RRS). After years of discussion, the K-8 private school on Santa Barbara’s Riviera — which serves roughly 20-25 students from Montecito per year — has a new brand for the 2021-22 school year, […]

Magic at Marymount
By Richard Mineards   |   March 25, 2021

One year to the day they had to close their doors due to the pandemic, Marymount of Santa Barbara celebrated the resilience of their community with their annual auction gala. The school opened back up for in-person learning in September and the auction’s theme “Magic of the Night” acknowledged how special this was. “We are […]

Casablanca Postponed
By Richard Mineards   |   March 19, 2020

One of the first casualties of the coronavirus shutdown locally was Marymount School’s annual fundraiser at the Montecito Club which had 200 guests and was expected to gross $400,000 for scholarships and other operating costs. But even though the number was below Gov. Gavin Newsom‘s edict of no more than 250 people at a gathering, […]

Christina Broderick: Head of School, Marymount
By Sigrid Toye   |   November 26, 2019

On a beautiful fall day, after the lazy days of summer had passed and schools were back in session, I made my way to the Marymount campus situated above the city. The winding roads of Santa Barbara’s Riviera community, the views of the ocean and the Channel Islands in the far distance, was a precursor […]

Totally Tubular
By Richard Mineards   |   May 2, 2019

It was a walk down memory lane when Marymount School, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary, hosted an ‘80s Glam gala at the Hilton, where the TV show Miami Vice, which starred Montecito resident Don Johnson, was the hit of the night, with many men donning all-white outfits and sunglasses, while Madonna lookalikes abounded for […]