Faculty Feature: Yuwen Cheng, Chinese Language Teacher

Faculty Feature: Yuwen Cheng, Chinese Language Teacher

My Story My name is Yuwen Cheng, and I was born and raised in Chongqing, China. Chongqing is a city best known for its fiery hot pot and 3D magic terrain. Spicy food and delicious cuisine is what I am crazy for. It would be a treat to teach Chinese cooking to Menaul School students….

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Faculty Feature: Jacqueline Acosta, Upper School Science

Faculty Feature: Jacqueline Acosta, Upper School Science

My Story My name is Jacqueline Acosta and I am in my 5th year of education. Boy, has it been a journey. I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at El Paso (go Miners!) and . After graduation I moved out to Austin, TX where I worked as a science tutor. This…

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Upper School Update: Summer Math is Here!

Upper School Update: Summer Math is Here!

Please complete your packet before the first day of school. Step 1: Determine which math class you will be taking next Fall. Print the appropriate summer math packet to complete over the summer.Step 2: Please read the cover page before beginning your work! The intent of the summer math is to keep you fresh on…

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2022 Menaul School Commencement Recap

2022 Menaul School Commencement Recap

Commencement photos are here! We would like to thank Evan Scott Pierce Productions for capturing truly special moments for our Menaul School class of 2022. Congratulations to all! Go with God.

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Menaul School Commencement Highlight: Johanna Negash ’22

Menaul School Commencement Highlight: Johanna Negash ’22

Optimistic, sophisticated, with a wicked sense of humor Johanna came to us from the icy fjords of Norway (or more accurately, the very normal city of Drammen). An incredibly extroverted and adventurous young woman, Johanna jumped right into every aspect of life at Menaul School for her one-year exchange program. In her year here, Johanna…

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Menaul School Summer Reading 2022

Menaul School Summer Reading 2022

Menaul Middle School is reading… A Wrinkle in Time Menaul Upper School is reading… 9th Grade In-class response essay (50 points)Group Presentation (50 points) Step 1: Choose and obtain one book from the list below to read over the summer. Step 2: As you read, consider the book’s themes, characters, cultural or historical context, settings,…

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Empathy, Mourning, and Protecting Our Community

Empathy, Mourning, and Protecting Our Community

Dear Menaul School Community, As a father of five and a person who has dedicated my life to the care and education of children, like all Americans and sympathetic people everywhere, I am heartbroken at the events in Uvalde, Texas. There are few good words from my broken heart so I must pray.  Prayer of…

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Student Spotlight: Joseph Aranda, 11th Grade

Student Spotlight: Joseph Aranda, 11th Grade

I remember when Joseph and his mom first looked at Menaul School for the 9th grade. Joseph had so many interests, such as learning Mandarin, and I believe at the time he was interested in how large ships are made. I learned of many other interests during his student interview. He said he would get…

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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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