MPH Trumpeter Performs with All-State Honor Band

MPH Trumpeter Performs with All-State Honor Band

On January 17-18, sophomore Isabella Bird represented MPH in this year’s Onondaga County Music Educators’ Association (OCMEA) High School All-County Band on trumpet, placing her among the county’s top trumpet players. In addition, she also earned a place in the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Zone 3, High School Area All-State Honor Band, […]

Tenth Grader to Attend Disney Dreamers Academy

Tenth Grader to Attend Disney Dreamers Academy

Matthew Roberson has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Disney Dreamer Academy Essay Contest! The prize package includes an invitation to attend Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE magazine. The Academy will be held at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida March 12-15. Thousands of high school students apply annually to […]

MPH Students Shine at Scholastic Art Competition

MPH Students Shine at Scholastic Art Competition

Nearly 400 schools from across 13 counties send their best students’ artwork to compete in the Regional Scholastic Art Competition each year. This year, there were over 4,650 entries! More than 70 professional artists, educators, and photographers select award winners during the judging process. Honorable Mention recognitions represents the top 15% of entries, Silver Key […]

Student Performers Prepare for All-County Festival

Congratulations to our students who auditioned and were selected for the Junior High All County Chorus — ninth-grader Drey’Von Simmons and eighth-grader Nathan Rubin. Four students were selected for the Junior High All-Country Orchestra– seventh-graders Alexa Rose Battaglia (violin) and Mia Sakonju (violin) and ninth-graders Paul DiFolco (viola) and Kari Maxian (viola). This year’s All-Country […]

Project Smiles Packages Delivered!

Project Smiles Packages Delivered!

The MPH Girls Varsity Soccer Team recently partnered with Project Smiles collecting clothing and gifts to bring girls in Colombian orphanages “smiles” for the holidays (see story here). This week, their packages arrived to delighted girls at the Judith Jaramillo Home. Back packs were filled with clothing, toys, personal items, candy, and jewelry to make […]

MPH Senior Earns Eagle Scout Rank

MPH Senior Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On September 23rd, 2019, Andrew Benincasa ’20 was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout from the Leatherstocking Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  The Eagle award is the highest award a Scout can achieve.  To receive the Eagle Scout Award, Andrew completed 25 Merit Badges, maintained multiple leadership roles with his Troop, and completed […]

YMCA of Central New York Recognizes MPH Student

YMCA of Central New York Recognizes MPH Student

Our congratulations to sophomore Matthew Roberson, for being recognized for his volunteerism by The YMCA of Central New York. The press release can be found below. Matthew has become well-known in the MPH community for his remarkable chess skills, his kind nature, and always having a smile on his face. Last year, Matthew was appointed […]

MPH Senior Recognized in Art Competition

MPH Senior Recognized in Art Competition

Senior Olivia Bigtree has been selected as a finalist in the National YoungArts competition! As a finalist she has won an all-expense paid trip to Miami to spend the week taking master classes, workshops, and be mentored by internationally recognized leaders in a diversity of creative fields. Throughout the week, the finalists across ten disciplines […]

MPH Continues Partnership with Project Smiles

MPH Continues Partnership with Project Smiles

For over a decade, the girls’ varsity soccer team at MPH has participated in Project Smiles, collecting clothing and gifts to bring girls in Colombian orphanages “smiles” for the holidays. Founded and directed by local coaching legend, Oscar Vergara, Project Smiles provides much needed hope and gifts to girls orphaned by unrest in Colombia. Read […]

Community Wide Dialogue at MPH

Community Wide Dialogue at MPH

Students from Syracuse’s Henninger High School traveled to our campus on Monday to spend the day with their MPH counterparts — a number of Upper School students who are involved in the Community Wide Dialogue (CWD) program that began early in the fall. The program is facilitated by Interfaith Works, with Ms. LaPointe and Mr. […]