Admin Team Spotlight: Melanie Davis, Director of Institutional Advancement

Admin Team Spotlight: Melanie Davis, Director of Institutional Advancement

My Story I am married to Rev. Tom Davis Jr., a hospice chaplain. We have a lovely blended family that includes our little dog Lily and four adult children and a grandson. Unfortunately, they are spread out all over the country including California, Washington, Illinois and Mississippi. Needless to say, we feel so fortunate to…

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Faculty Feature: Chelsea Bunn, Upper School English

Faculty Feature: Chelsea Bunn, Upper School English

My Story I’m currently working on my second book and trying to learn French. This summer, my partner and I will be traveling to Portugal. In my free time I love to travel, cook Italian food, listen to music, work in the garden, read, and spend time with friends. What I Love About Menaul School…

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Faculty Feature: Christina Baca ’17, Middle School English

Faculty Feature: Christina Baca ’17, Middle School English

My Story My family is all from New Mexico, so I am a born and raised Burqueno. They are wild and loud but some of the most welcoming people you will ever meet. They are the reason I’m a teacher and specifically why I’m a teacher at Menaul. My dad and aunties attended Menaul School….

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Faculty Feature: Marla Brose, Upper School English & Yearbook Advisor

Faculty Feature: Marla Brose, Upper School English & Yearbook Advisor

My Story My partner and I arrived in Albuquerque in 2003 from Austin. We have grown to love Albuquerque. Our ten-year-old son, Luther, loves playing soccer. We have been trying to convince the rest of our family to move to Albuquerque, too. So far, we’ve convinced Grandma and Grandpa Brose to relocate from Washington State….

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Staff Spotlight: Coach Lauren LaMonica, Varsity Volleyball

Staff Spotlight: Coach Lauren LaMonica, Varsity Volleyball

Coach Lauren, who led current 2A district 2 champs (6-0) to the state playoffs this year, hails from Denton, Texas. Coach has 3 sisters and 2 nephews, who she returns home to visit as often as possible. Coach came to Menaul School as a Young Adult Volunteer about three years ago — a YAV is…

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Faculty Feature: Lesley Cummins, Ed.S, US Spanish

Faculty Feature: Lesley Cummins, Ed.S, US Spanish

My Story My husband and I met through soccer. He was my soccer coach! We have 3 wonderful children: Tod Jr., Cora, and Tigerlilly. Tod Jr. and his wife Barbara have two beautiful boys, my grandsons. In our free time, we love movies and outdoor activities. We enjoy snow skiing, paddle boarding, camping, hiking, soccer…

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Faculty Feature: Dan Noyes, MS Art

Faculty Feature: Dan Noyes, MS Art

My Story I have been married to my wife Sandy for 4 decades. She is a marvelous woman and I have an equally amazing daughter, Sonya, who will soon graduate from UNM. If I was not a teacher I would be a field biologist. Outside of School Spending time in my studio daily is important…

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