2022 Harper C. Donaldson Outstanding Alumni Award Nominations

2022 Harper C. Donaldson Outstanding Alumni Award Nominations

The 2022 Harper C. Donaldson Outstanding Alumni Award will be presented at Menaul School’s Honor’s Award Ceremony, May 5th. All alumni are encouraged to submit a nomination for an alumnus whose life exemplifies the values of Menaul School. Submissions must be received electronically or postmarked by April 25th to be considered for the 2022 award. About…

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A Menaul Middle School Production of “Rowdy Kate”

A Menaul Middle School Production of “Rowdy Kate”

On Thursday, March 31st, the middle school theater group put on a fun-filled production of “Rowdy Kate” in Donaldson Auditorium. “Four years ago I picked four plays that had large casts for the middle school. I let the students read each one and vote on their favorite. I repeated this every year until there was…

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A Menaul Tradition: Mission Week 2022

A Menaul Tradition: Mission Week 2022

After a hiatus of two years… We excitedly resume the long-standing Menaul School tradition of Mission Week. Mission week has always been one of the highlights and most beloved aspects of the Menaul School experience. It is a rare Senior Commencement speech that does not refer to their Mission Week experience with great affection. We…

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Faculty Feature: Rajmah Mooty, US Mathematics

Faculty Feature: Rajmah Mooty, US Mathematics

My Story When I first started teaching, I just needed a job and there were were vacancies. Then I stayed because I decided that I enjoyed interacting with students. I enjoy their quirkiness. My Mentors Dr. Linda Darling and Mr. Thad Harris. All students have value. Don’t stop until you find it. Why Menaul? Menaul…

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Alumni Spotlight: Elmer Martinez ’77

Alumni Spotlight: Elmer Martinez ’77

My Story After high school I pursued my dream and went through college and continued my running career. After 3 years of college I turned pro and went to Europe and ran the international circuit. I competed with the best runners in the world and made money. It was a dream of a lifetime. Elmer…

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Staff Spotlight: Gary Boatman, Athletic Director

Staff Spotlight: Gary Boatman, Athletic Director

My Menaul Story I chose Menaul School because it was an opportunity to work at a school that includes many parts of the world that I think are important! My favorite moments as a coach have been when students in athletics stay with it. They benefit from being coached as student athletes. In my free…

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Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Narvaiz ’15

Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Narvaiz ’15

My Story Menaul, in many ways, was one big family when I attended. I’m sure it still is. All my brothers that I have now — Javier, Nick, Austin, Abe, Anthony and Fabrice — I had met when I attended Menaul School. One of my favorite memories at Menaul was beating Mountanair on the road…

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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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