Alumni Stories: Huitzil Sol Bennett Perez ’18

Alumni Stories: Huitzil Sol Bennett Perez ’18

After Attending Menaul High School… I decided to go straight off to Lewis & Clark College. I had a cute little road trip with my family to go drop me off in Portland, OR. It was a really nice send-off and made me homesick the minute they left. I decided to major in Rhetoric &…

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Menaul School Offers Affordable, Private Education in Albuquerque

Menaul School Offers Affordable, Private Education in Albuquerque

Many parents are searching for a high-quality, private education for their children to offer them greater academic rigor, ample learning support, and to open doors for a bright future. Private school can come in at an unachievable cost for many families, but there are options out there. Menaul School is consistently recognized among the best…

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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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Alumni Stories: Austin Lerch ’15

Alumni Stories: Austin Lerch ’15

SGT Lerch, Austin – 101st ABN DIVARTY After I graduated, I went to school at Adams State University in Colorado majoring in Sports Science. I ended up transferring to UNM the next year with an undecided major. I found myself unhappy and not having much direction. (So) In 2017 I joined the Army, and it…

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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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Doctor Amanda Royce Josanaraae Cheromiah, class of 2004 

Doctor Amanda Royce Josanaraae Cheromiah, class of 2004 

There is no way that we can possibly convey Amanda Cheromiah’s story as well as we would want to, here in this blog. But here we provide a snapshot of her work leading up to and completing her dissertation, and a brief interview. Dr. Amanda Cheromiah (Laguna Pueblo) is a loved member of our community…

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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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Alumni Stories: Songbird, Luci Astorga

Alumni Stories: Songbird, Luci Astorga

Remember to Find Your van Gogh By Lucianna Astorga ’19 There’s a particularly poignant quote I read recently which says, “We get to decide who it is we allow to influence us… I chose van Gogh.” This quote illuminates the fact that we as individuals have the seemingly easy, but actually rather complex ability to…

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Our Menaul Story

Our Menaul Story

After driving my dyslexic son home from elementary school while he sobbed each and every day that “he was stupid and dumb,” our family decided to tour Menaul School. This was back in 2006 when the windows were broken, and weeds were growing everywhere. I listened to the tour guide, I spoke to current students,…

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