Faculty Feature: Kate Roesler, Humanities Support

Faculty Feature: Kate Roesler, Humanities Support

My Story After denying it for many years, I realized teaching is in my blood. My parents were teachers, and their passion for teaching/coaching lives on in me every day. It is incredibly rewarding to be a part of students’ growth, especially when they have persevered through a challenge or obstacle. Outside of school I…

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A Menaul Middle School Production of “Rowdy Kate”

A Menaul Middle School Production of “Rowdy Kate”

On Thursday, March 31st, the middle school theater group put on a fun-filled production of “Rowdy Kate” in Donaldson Auditorium. “Four years ago I picked four plays that had large casts for the middle school. I let the students read each one and vote on their favorite. I repeated this every year until there was…

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Faculty Feature: Rajmah Mooty, US Mathematics

Faculty Feature: Rajmah Mooty, US Mathematics

My Story When I first started teaching, I just needed a job and there were were vacancies. Then I stayed because I decided that I enjoyed interacting with students. I enjoy their quirkiness. My Mentors Dr. Linda Darling and Mr. Thad Harris. All students have value. Don’t stop until you find it. Why Menaul? Menaul…

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Staff Spotlight: Gary Boatman, Athletic Director

Staff Spotlight: Gary Boatman, Athletic Director

My Menaul Story I chose Menaul School because it was an opportunity to work at a school that includes many parts of the world that I think are important! My favorite moments as a coach have been when students in athletics stay with it. They benefit from being coached as student athletes. In my free…

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Staff Spotlight: Laura Hille, International Admission Director

Staff Spotlight: Laura Hille, International Admission Director

My Story My hometown is East Grand Forks, Minnesota, where winter temperatures can reach 40 below! It’s a great place to grow up with some of the nicest (in fact there is a special “Minnesota nice”) people you will ever meet. It’s no wonder I ended up in the Southwest, land of sunshine! Feeling that…

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Faculty Feature: Kahlieh Bernstein, MS Social Studies

Faculty Feature: Kahlieh Bernstein, MS Social Studies

My Story I care deeply about the liberal arts and particularly for history and literature. After receiving a life-changing education focused on great books at St. John’s College I realized I would be happiest spending my life in the classroom helping young people learn about ideas and the past. As far as my passions, I…

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Faculty Feature: Steven Garcia, US History

Faculty Feature: Steven Garcia, US History

My Story My wife was a big inspiration in me wanting to become a teacher. She is a teacher as well and encouraged me to pursue the career. Many people had told me that I would make a good teacher (I hope I am), but my wife encouraged me the most and helped me to…

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Faculty Feature: Adelle Anderson, US STEM Support

Faculty Feature: Adelle Anderson, US STEM Support

My Story I was born and raised in southern Louisiana. I attended the Episcopal School of Acadiana for middle and high school and Louisiana State University for college, where I graduated with a Biology degree. After college, I moved around the United States and worked for the National Park Service as an ornithologist. It was…

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Staff Spotlight: Yesenia Perez Gonzalez, Admission

Staff Spotlight: Yesenia Perez Gonzalez, Admission

My Story I was born in San Jose, California and moved to New Mexico when I was 8 years old. So, while I’m still a Cali girl at heart, I’m a proud New Mexican, too. After working in Admission at New Mexico Tech for many years, my former University Dean, Amy Boldt, (now Menaul’s Director…

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Faculty Feature: Brianne Ross, MS STEM

Faculty Feature: Brianne Ross, MS STEM

My Story Both my parents are educators, so it’s in my blood! I have a great sense of pride being a teacher. Guiding students through middle school and beyond is meaningful work! I enjoy my interactions with students and sparking their curiosity for STEM. I hope to inspire young minds to follow their passions and…

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