Welcome, Kenn Rodriguez!

Welcome, Kenn Rodriguez!

We are excited to welcome Kenn as the new Admission Assistant in the office of Admissions! Kenn Rodriguez is a Sunday School dropout and University of New Mexico graduate who spent a wasted youth in a rock band before becoming an award-winning writer. He was born in Las Vegas, N.M. to a family with roots…

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Welcome to the New Semester

Welcome to the New Semester

Dear Menaul School Families, This January we celebrate Menaul School’s 125th year of preparing students to succeed. In this letter I am highlighting three recent graduates who are using the lessons of their Menaul School experience to make the world a better place, please take a moment to read their bios at the end of this letter. Though New Mexico and United States have changed…

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Students Create Website for Upper School History Project

Students Create Website for Upper School History Project

Students are submitting their websites as their final exam for Laura Schlabach’s History class. “The project itself is the culmination of a semester-long research project. First, students select their own topics and develop a research question. Then, they do extensive primary and secondary source research. Upon completion of their research, they develop a thesis statement…

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Menaul School Senior Art Show

Menaul School Senior Art Show

“…Students are designing their own projects after research into what interests them. Some students chose to show their sketchbook page on their online page because 3/4 of the work was done in their sketchbooks. The books are beautiful!!!” – Cindy Crocket, Fine Arts Chair View the full show here. For more on Menaul School’s current…

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Holiday Letters of Hope and Love

Governor Luhan-Grisham’s cabinet secretary for Aging and Long-Term Services invites everyone (not just students!) to write holiday letters to people in long-term care facilities, who cannot be with their families for the holidays. The deadline is this Friday, December 18th.  Click here to read the special instructions. 

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Make Panther Cookies This Weekend!

Chef Nathan is sharing the original recipe for his popular dessert, Panther Cookies! Panther Cookies have cranberries and chocolate chips to represent our Menaul School colors – red & black. These are a HUGE favorite among the kids and the adults who enjoy great lunches every school day in the refectory. We hope you will…

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Give now to support Be the Light for Giving Tuesday!

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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