Remembering Reverend Jaime Quiñones

Remembering Reverend Jaime Quiñones

The Rev. Jaime Quiñones passed peacefully to the Church Triumphant on Friday, July 29. He was at home and with family. Born in Puerto Rico, Jaime graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary and served churches in Chicago and California before moving to Albuquerque to serve at Menaul School from 1966-81as Chaplain, teacher, Dean of Students and…

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Introducing Chaplain Rev. Hannah Scanlon

Introducing Chaplain Rev. Hannah Scanlon

My Story I grew up asking big questions: big questions about God, faith, meaning, and purpose. Although these questions have changed as I have grown, they have never stopped. Raised hiking up and skiing down the New England white mountains, I believe deeply that God communicates God’s self through the natural world. I feel God’s…

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An Announcement From Chaplain Takako Terino

An Announcement From Chaplain Takako Terino

“Blessed are those who trust in the LORD, whose trust is the LORD. They shall be like a tree planted by water, sending out its roots by the stream. It shall not fear when heat comes, and its leaves shall stay green; in the year of drought it is not anxious, and it does not…

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Baccalaureate, What is it?

Baccalaureate, What is it?

Sending Menaul Grads Into the World With Hope and Blessing An enduring and beloved Menaul School tradition, one which has its origins in medieval European universities, is the baccalaureate service. A service of worship to celebrate and honor our graduating seniors on the evening before Commencement. The most meaningful part of baccalaureate for our seniors…

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A Menaul Tradition: Mission Week 2022

A Menaul Tradition: Mission Week 2022

After a hiatus of two years… We excitedly resume the long-standing Menaul School tradition of Mission Week. Mission week has always been one of the highlights and most beloved aspects of the Menaul School experience. It is a rare Senior Commencement speech that does not refer to their Mission Week experience with great affection. We…

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Black History Month: Chapel #1

Black History Month: Chapel #1

Chapel Guest Speaker: Menaul Parent, Mr. Ruben Porter, Jr. Mr. Porter grew up on the eastside of Detroit and attended Martin Luther King Highschool. In chapel, he touched on the legacies of Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, and John F. Kennedy. Enjoy this snapshot from today’s chapel presentation by Rev. Takako Terino, 7th Grade…

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Hungry Minds: Religious Studies and Curiosity

Hungry Minds: Religious Studies and Curiosity

Spirituality is an important part of being human.  But how do you educate the spirit? And why?  In this article, hear from teachers, parents, and students about religion as part of a holistic education. One that sparks curiosity, and prepares students for college (and life) in unexpected ways. Menaul School is a small, Christian private middle and high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. No Memorization Needed—Deeper Understanding is…

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We are Connected, We are Rooted

We are Connected, We are Rooted

This speech was delivered at Convocation by John Sitler, on August 17, 2021 “Happy are those who trust in the LORD,     who rely on the LORD. They will be like trees planted by the streams     whose roots reach down to the water. They won’t fear drought when it comes;     their leaves will remain green. They…

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Spiritual Life: Community Chapel

Spiritual Life: Community Chapel

The chapel service at Menaul School follows the form of worship in the Presbyterian tradition… There is a reason for what we do and why we do it the way we do it. First, it is God who takes initiatives in our relationship with God. God gathers us in as a community to come into…

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Menaul Students, Staff to Spend ‘A Year with the Bible’

Menaul Students, Staff to Spend ‘A Year with the Bible’

Six Menaul School Upper School students will spend the next year reading and learning from the Bible and gaining tuition credit at the same time as part of the “A Year with the Bible” initiative. Senior Cora C., junior Anistacia A, and sophomores Abigail G., Antonio B, LaNia D., and Elaina O.-C. will participate in…

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