Panther Connection – May 2018

Graduation 2018

Baccalaureate will be held at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25th – Reception to follow

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
5301 Ponderosa Ave NE

Graduation Commencement will be in Hart Park at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26th

Come support the Class of 2018 as they receive their hard-earned diplomas!

Golden Graduates – Class of 1968

Attention Golden Graduates Class of 1968! We are celebrating you this year! Please join us for special events during Graduation weekend, May 24th -26th.

RSVP to Maggie Beck (505) 341-7220

Ten years ago we began the practice of honoring the 50th anniversary of Menaul School graduates during our spring commencement. Now it’s your turn! Three days of celebration will culminate with your participation in this year’s graduation as you and your classmates, dressed in golden robes, lead the Class of 2018 down the aisle. Make plans now to join us on May 24th – May 26th for as many activities as your schedule allows.

Thursday, May 24th
6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m. – Welcome Home Golden Graduate Class of 1968 Meet & Mingle (Wine & Appetizers) – Collie Refectory, Tour of Campus With Alumni President, Mary Jo Lees (’87) –
Cost is $10.00 Per Person

Friday, May 25th
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Meet & Greet Class of 2018 and Class of 1968 – Collie Refectory

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Golden Graduate Reception Class of 1968 and their Guests. Hosted by President Lindsey Gilbert and his wife Laurie at the President’s Cottage

7:00 p.m. – Baccalaureate – St. Andrew Presbyterian Church – Reception to Follow

Saturday, May 26th
8:00 a.m. – Golden Graduate Continental Breakfast and Pictures – Sanchez Senior Café inside the Collie Refectory

9:30 a.m. – Golden Graduate Line Up For Procession – Sanchez Senior Café inside the Collie Refectory

10:00 a. m. – Commencement – Hart Park

Travel the World this Summer at Panther Camp!

Summer 2018’s Theme is Oh The Places You’ll Go!

June 11-15-Native America

Learn about the vast culture of Native America as we begin our exploration though an archeological dig, pottery making, and interviews with the Petroglyph Park Rangers. This week we will discover how our stewardship of the earth can change the world!

June 18-22-South Pacific

This week will feature volcanoes, sand castles, a treasure hunt, and seashell art! Friendship will also be a focus during our exploration into the South Pacific.

June 25-29-The Orient

Experience The Orient through kites, tangrams, puppetry, dragons, and origami. Campers will learn how to believe in themselves and their individual power through this week’s devotional.

July 9-13-Antartica

Discover the culture of Antarctica through orienteering, tent & fire building, and explorer journals. This week we will try to reach a deeper understanding of how to use our talents and gifts to help improve the world around us.

July 16-20-South America

Activities this week will include creating a civilization, Mayan math, and leather tooling as we make our way through South America. The lesson of caring for others will guide us in our growth throughout the week.

July 23-27-Australia

Uncover Australia by learning about the rainforest ecosystem, growing coral, and doing nature crafts. Collaborate with your fellow campers as we learn about building character and being a positive influence.

Find out more and register online at