Menaul Boys Basketball Team Garners First State Championship

Menaul Boys Basketball Team Garners First State Championship

This article is authored by: Lindsey R. Gilbert, Jr,. President and Head of Menaul School Header Photo: Charles-Carlos Luis Vigil For a storied athletic program like Menaul School’s, you would expect that state championships were common, but Menaul’s basketball history has sadly been serving as the best man. That is, until Saturday, March 12, 2022,…

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Raising Awareness of Menaul School Around the World

Raising Awareness of Menaul School Around the World

Menaul School is back on the road! Follow the pennant around the world. Laura Hille, International Admission Director, was recently in Denmark, Sweden, and Romania, meeting with parents and students at a variety of school, expos, and information sessions in different cities: Copenhagen, Odense (Denmark); Halmstad, Malmö, Linköping, Jönköping, Gothenburg (Sweden), and Bucharest, Romania.  …

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Staff Spotlight: Laura Hille, International Admission Director

Staff Spotlight: Laura Hille, International Admission Director

My Story My hometown is East Grand Forks, Minnesota, where winter temperatures can reach 40 below! It’s a great place to grow up with some of the nicest (in fact there is a special “Minnesota nice”) people you will ever meet. It’s no wonder I ended up in the Southwest, land of sunshine! Feeling that…

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Growing a Salad – Greenhouse Science 101

Growing a Salad – Greenhouse Science 101

The students in Mrs. Torres’s Greenhouse Science class have spent the last seven months growing a winter salad garden. The process started back in September when students learned how to set up and prepare the soil for planting a winter garden in raised beds. The students then formed teams and did research on which vegetables…

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Faculty Feature: Kahlieh Bernstein, MS Social Studies

Faculty Feature: Kahlieh Bernstein, MS Social Studies

My Story I care deeply about the liberal arts and particularly for history and literature. After receiving a life-changing education focused on great books at St. John’s College I realized I would be happiest spending my life in the classroom helping young people learn about ideas and the past. As far as my passions, I…

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Faculty Feature: Steven Garcia, US History

Faculty Feature: Steven Garcia, US History

My Story My wife was a big inspiration in me wanting to become a teacher. She is a teacher as well and encouraged me to pursue the career. Many people had told me that I would make a good teacher (I hope I am), but my wife encouraged me the most and helped me to…

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Faculty Feature: Adelle Anderson, US STEM Support

Faculty Feature: Adelle Anderson, US STEM Support

My Story I was born and raised in southern Louisiana. I attended the Episcopal School of Acadiana for middle and high school and Louisiana State University for college, where I graduated with a Biology degree. After college, I moved around the United States and worked for the National Park Service as an ornithologist. It was…

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Staff Spotlight: Yesenia Perez Gonzalez, Admission

Staff Spotlight: Yesenia Perez Gonzalez, Admission

My Story I was born in San Jose, California and moved to New Mexico when I was 8 years old. So, while I’m still a Cali girl at heart, I’m a proud New Mexican, too. After working in Admission at New Mexico Tech for many years, my former University Dean, Amy Boldt, (now Menaul’s Director…

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Faculty Feature: Brianne Ross, MS STEM

Faculty Feature: Brianne Ross, MS STEM

My Story Both my parents are educators, so it’s in my blood! I have a great sense of pride being a teacher. Guiding students through middle school and beyond is meaningful work! I enjoy my interactions with students and sparking their curiosity for STEM. I hope to inspire young minds to follow their passions and…

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Faculty Feature: Ziggy Garcia, Band Director

Faculty Feature: Ziggy Garcia, Band Director

My Story My first year ever working at a school, we won the local regional marching band tournament. I was hooked (on teaching) from then on. I have many teachers, both great and not so great. They have motivated me in different ways to help students realize their potential. I love seeing the light bulbs…

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