Staff Spotlight: Coach Lauren LaMonica, Varsity Volleyball

Staff Spotlight: Coach Lauren LaMonica, Varsity Volleyball

Coach Lauren, who led current 2A district 2 champs (6-0) to the state playoffs this year, hails from Denton, Texas. Coach has 3 sisters and 2 nephews, who she returns home to visit as often as possible. Coach came to Menaul School as a Young Adult Volunteer about three years ago — a YAV is…

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Faculty Spotlight: Lesley Cummins, Ed.S, US Spanish

Faculty Spotlight: Lesley Cummins, Ed.S, US Spanish

My Story My husband and I met through soccer. He was my soccer coach! We have 3 wonderful children: Tod Jr., Cora, and Tigerlilly. Tod Jr. and his wife Barbara have two beautiful boys, my grandsons. In our free time, we love movies and outdoor activities. We enjoy snow skiing, paddle boarding, camping, hiking, soccer…

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Faculty Spotlight: Dan Noyes, MS Art

Faculty Spotlight: Dan Noyes, MS Art

My Story I have been married to my wife Sandy for 4 decades. She is a marvelous woman and I have an equally amazing daughter, Sonya, who will soon graduate from UNM. If I was not a teacher I would be a field biologist. Outside of School Spending time in my studio daily is important…

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Menaul Homecoming Dance 2021: Something To Be Remembered

Menaul Homecoming Dance 2021: Something To Be Remembered

Author: Mr. Garcia As the music faded away and the students began to disperse… An air of happiness filled the air. There was finally something to celebrate. The past school year put a damper on gatherings and spirits as the pandemic set in. This year brought a welcome relief as the courtyard was filled with…

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Our Menaul Story: Matthew Miller

Our Menaul Story: Matthew Miller

Why Menaul? We chose Menaul School for two reasons. The size of the school affords a level of attention to our son that is helpful in overcoming some of the struggles he’s had in school. As someone who is African born, we were eager for him to be somewhere that didn’t just acknowledge his unique…

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Faculty Spotlight: Sara Franklin, Middle School Mathematics

Faculty Spotlight: Sara Franklin, Middle School Mathematics

Meet This Humorous, Quick-Witted Menaul School Educator… About Sara Franklin: Sara has 2 daughters, a son, and 2 grandchildren ages 3 and 5. She loves to hike, read biographies, bake, draw, travel and spend time with her adult children and grandchildren. Sara has been teaching math to middle schoolers for 35+ years. She loves their…

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The Panther Hall of Fame Award

The Panther Hall of Fame Award

Dear Menaul Alum, As we celebrate this very special 125th year here at Menaul, we invite you to participate in this year’s Homecoming activities, one of which is the traditional vote for our Panther Hall of Fame Award. This award has been given to student athletes, coaches, administrators, and teams.  The award honors not only…

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A Fun Celebration 125 Years in the Making!

A Fun Celebration 125 Years in the Making!

A Gift that Keeps Giving for Over 125 Years Menaul School’s history is not just the history of a school. Although, 125 years of life as an educational institution is certainly worth celebrating. Menaul School’s history… is also the history of Albuquerque… and contains the history of New Mexico. The Menaul School story contains multitudes…

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Faculty Spotlight: John Sitler, Upper School Religious Studies

Faculty Spotlight: John Sitler, Upper School Religious Studies

John N. Sitler is a native Philadelphian, with siblings, nephews and nieces in diaspora all around the country and abroad. John spends hours listening to music, and loves to sing in church and community choirs. He enjoys reading history, theology, poetry and politics, and hiking and cycling in the beauty of New Mexico. If independently…

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How to Experience International Culture Without Leaving Your Home!

How to Experience International Culture Without Leaving Your Home!

Menaul School is the most diverse private school in Albuquerque. One of our unique aspects is the international culture brought to campus by students from over 20 countries. This year might be our all-time high thanks to the arrival of a large number of students from mostly European countries! Menaul School is thrilled to welcome…

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