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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Corio Aspiring Innovators Program Announcement

Corio Aspiring Innovators Program Announcement

The Signing Celebration A group of leaders and supporters of Menaul School gathered in the Baca Board room on Wednesday, February 23rd, to celebrate and sign the the new Corio Aspiring Innovators Program agreement. This agreement is a multi-year commitment in support of 23 Menaul School scholarships! In the style typical of our community, each…

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Be the Light: Traditions Are the Soul of a Great School

Be the Light: Traditions Are the Soul of a Great School

At a school with over 125 years of history, traditions have had a long time to emerge, grow, and renew themselves. Which traditions are continuous, and which ones are new? Sometimes as an alumnus or even as a long-term employee of a school like Menaul, it is difficult to understand why traditions must evolve. Think…

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Staff Spotlight: Coach James Doyle, MS Athletic Director

Staff Spotlight: Coach James Doyle, MS Athletic Director

My Story Currently, I have next to no free time. I teach, coach, and am a parent to a Menaul Junior. She is heavily involved in athletics, so most days are filled with practice, games, and recovery. In the beginning, teaching was only going to be temporary. After getting into the profession, I became hooked….

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Staff Spotlight: Rachael Shine, Counselor

Staff Spotlight: Rachael Shine, Counselor

My Story I was inspired by my grandmother to go into the social work field. Her mother was a victim of domestic violence and my grandmother used that experience to open a safe house/refugee for women and children who were also victims of domestic violence. I had never heard about this bit of family history…

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Faculty Feature: Danielle Parker, MS Mathematics

Faculty Feature: Danielle Parker, MS Mathematics

Danielle Parker graduated from Arizona Christian University. She taught highschool Math in Arizona for 4 years, and at a middle school last semester. Ms. Parker was Head Girls’ Track and Field Coach in Arizona for a year before moving to New Mexico. My Story Ever since I was a little girl I have always wanted…

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Black History Month: Chapel #1

Black History Month: Chapel #1

Chapel Guest Speaker: Menaul Parent, Mr. Ruben Porter, Jr. Mr. Porter grew up on the eastside of Detroit and attended Martin Luther King Highschool. In chapel, he touched on the legacies of Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, and John F. Kennedy. Enjoy this snapshot from today’s chapel presentation by Rev. Takako Terino, 7th Grade…

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Staff Spotlight: Kyle Weaver, Head Chef

Staff Spotlight: Kyle Weaver, Head Chef

Meet Kyle Weaver, the leader of our stellar kitchen team at Menaul School. Kyle and his team prepare and serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner when school is in session. Learn a bit about Kyle and see what is for lunch by visiting our Dining and Catering page. My Story In my free time I love…

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