By Ms. Danielle Parker, MS Mathematics Faculty It’s so funny how life works You often end up in places you never thought you would. Although I was born here, I never thought I’d end back in The Land of Enchantment. God had other plans for me. I grew up in Rio Rancho until my mom’s…Read More
Meet Elizabeth Escogné, LMSW
My Story I’m from Avery Island, Louisiana and about as Acadienne (Cajun) as it comes. I graduated from New Mexico Military Institute, which is another college preparatory boarding school in New Mexico, in 2005. I then moved back to Louisiana to attend LSU on a military scholarship. I found myself in Albuquerque in 2006 after…Read More
Middle School Elective: Story of Math
In Mr. Bernstein’s middle school elective, Story of Math, students examine key discoveries of mathematics from the perspective of the humanities. Students explore the intersection of biography, history, philosophy, and math through primary sources, videos, and activities. Two particularly engaging topics have been Euclidean geometry and the Golden Ratio. Bernstein’s students study the oldest math…Read More
Help Your Middle School Student Thrive!
Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is an exciting “rite of passage.” It is an enormous opportunity for intellectual and emotional growth. However, it is also a challenging time for students and their parents. In middle school, students are faced with rigorous academics, peer approval, biological changes, and are in the middle of establishing…Read More
Part Two: Lindsey R. Gilbert On Parenting
What’s the Goal of Parenting? by Lindsey R. Gilbert, President and Head of School Every one of these experiences was related to me by a parent: One mother confided, “I was a lonely, depressed child, to compensate, I wanted a different childhood experience for my sons. My husband is always on me because I’m constantly…Read More
Choosing Menaul: Meet Menaul Mom, Brooke B.
Here are the top reasons why Menaul School makes sense for Brooke’s two high achieving daughters. Nylah (7th) and Emery (9th) are safe and thriving at Menaul School. Small Class Sizes “It’s a small enough school where you have to negotiate those relationships – which I think is hugely important for young girls growing up…Read More
Head of School, Lindsey R. Gilbert on Parenting
I strongly believe that parenting is an art, and act of love. Being a parent is easily the most difficult and rewarding opportunity of your life. As a parent and educator with 40-years of experience, I hope to share some wisdom my child-rearing journey has taught me. I will speak often from my own experience,…Read More
Student Spotlight: Jayden T., 10th-Grade
Meet Jayden T! Jayden is passionate about Jiu-jitsu, so we asked her to share her experience with us. Do you see yourself still participating in Jiu-jitsu in five or 10 years from now? I absolutely see myself participating in Jiu-jitsu in the future. I have goals such as achieving my black belt and competing at…Read More
“He’s got the whole world in his hands”: World Religion Day Reflection
“He’s got the whole world in his hands” is one of the most well-known American spirituals from the African American spiritual tradition. Well known, in part, because children have kept it ringing in Sunday school rooms across the country for decades. Although the hymn’s author is unknown, its message is familiar. God’s care is wrapped…Read More
Menaul Partnership: New Mexico United!
The Menaul School Marketing Team and Office of Admission enthusiastically announces a brand new partnership for 2023. The initial meeting took place at United’s Albuquerque offices in September and was followed up with Menaul hosting United’s Chief Business Officer and Director of Corporate Partnerships on campus in November. Menaul School is the first school outside…Read More
Happy New Year! Meet Our New Faculty…
Nina La Roux – Honors Precalculus and Integrated Math 3 I am a first-generation American from a Russian immigrant family. I grew up in Texas and earned a BSA in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin. Originally, I began a career in programming but realized that I would be happier working with people…Read More