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Be the Light at Menaul School Benefitting Students in Need of Financial Assistance An excellent college-preparatory education provides a strong foundation for success in life, yet paying full tuition is financially impossible for many families. Since Menaul School’s inception, our goal has been to ensure that all children, regardless of their families’ income, have access…

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Radical Hospitality

Radical Hospitality

by Chaplain Takako Terino I experienced my first American Thanksgiving dinner in April of 1979, in Long Beach, CA.  I was 13 years old and was visiting the United States for the first time during the spring break between my 7th and 8th grades.  My parents thought it would be a good idea for me…

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Teaching for Artistic Behavior

Teaching for Artistic Behavior

The learning process looks a little different in Menaul School’s Upper School Art classroom, but not because of the reasons you might think. Students are using personal artist journals to think and behave like professional artists.  Students research, investigate, explore, and practice in the pages of mixed-media journals that themselves become unique and vibrant works…

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The College Search is On! Here is What’s Changed Under the Pandemic.

The College Search is On! Here is What’s Changed Under the Pandemic.

This is part 2 of a three part series about college search and college counseling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Part 1 here and Part 3 here. Our six year college counselor, Chris Schifani, shares what has changed for students searching for colleges during the most interesting and dynamic year he has ever counseled. Are…

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Searching for a College in a Pandemic Year? Read This First.

Searching for a College in a Pandemic Year? Read This First.

This is part 1 of a three part series about college search and college counseling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Part 2 here and Part 3 here. The hunt is on to find your best fit school for after graduation. Our College Counselor, Chris Schifani, shares his top 5 tips to find your perfect college…

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Homecoming Through the Decades

Homecoming Through the Decades

This weekend is when we would normally hold our homecoming celebration. It is one of the greatest times of the school year and a wonderful way for us to bond with our community, new and old. Alumni, parents, and students work together to create an amazing weekend, and it helps our community feel connected to…

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Chaplain’s Prayer Room: The Gift of Holding and Being Held

Chaplain’s Prayer Room: The Gift of Holding and Being Held

Written by Takako Terino, Menaul School Chaplain Thanks to everyone working together, we have kept our campus a healthy and safe place.  It has not been without cost, however.  Having to wear our masks all the time, the constant reminder to keep the social distance and other safety rules, as well as having to deal…

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15 Students Tell Us What They Missed and What They Learned

15 Students Tell Us What They Missed and What They Learned

With school being in session for almost a month and a half, we decided to check in with students to see how their first quarter has fared for them. Check out what students from each grade have said about what they missed about being in school, and what they’ve learned over the past few months. …

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5 Things To Do This Fall in ABQ

5 Things To Do This Fall in ABQ

Go Chile Picking. Do you love green chile? Upper School History Teacher Ms. Schlabach had a spicy good time while picking chiles at Big Jim’s Chile Farm. Picking chiles is a cheap thrill too, with no entrance fee, and patrons only paying for what they take home. Big Jim’s is open to the public until October…

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