MPH Technology Department Celebrates National Computer Science Education Week

Technology Department chair Ryan Zlomek is offering a wide variety of activities to students in celebration of National Computer Science Education Week, December 5-9.  There will be three main activities happening on campus and online during the week promoting MPH’s technology offerings, including an online film festival, school-wide video game challenge, and an hour-of-code seminar […]

MPH Students to Perform in "The Nutcracker"

MPH Students to Perform in "The Nutcracker"

Third graders Caroline Bernazzani and Leah Stark will be performing with the Syracuse City Ballet in their annual production of “The Nutcracker” this weekend.  This traditional holiday favorite features professional and student dancers alike in a vibrant and lively production. Caroline and Leah are no strangers to the stage! In fact, this will be their […]

MPHMUN Wins Big in Montreal!

MPHMUN Wins Big in Montreal!

On November 10-13, 2016, the MPHMUN team traveled to compete in the prestigious Montreal International Model United Nations Conference, sponsored by McGill University. Over 1,500 students were in attendance for this debate conference.  Over 60 high schools were represented, coming from four different nations. The MPHMUN team performed spectacularly well, garnering 9 major awards! “This […]

MPH Student Publication wins Gold!

MPH Student Publication wins Gold!

The staff of the Pebble and The Rolling Stone, MPH’s student publications, won 41 state awards at the Empire State School Press Association Conference at Syracuse University on Oct. 28. The ESSPA awards honor the state’s best scholastic newspapers, yearbooks, and literary magazines. The staff won Gold/All New York, ESSPA’s most prestigious award, for both […]

Art Students Have a "Wild" Experience in Class!

Art Students Have a "Wild" Experience in Class!

The 6th grade art class  had some fidgety subjects to draw in class today – including a lemur and a bearded dragon! Teresa Henderson invited guests from The Wild Animal Park in Chittenengo to bring animals in for the students to draw.  “This is a lot harder,” said one student, “because they move, so it’s […]

7th Grade Chess Player Does it Again!

7th Grade Chess Player Does it Again!

Seventh Grader Matthew Roberson has been playing chess since 1st grade here at MPH. Over the years, he’s competed in dozens of tournaments, but recently, he’s becoming quite well-known in the chess community for his accomplishments.  Last weekend he competed in the K-12 division at the Ed Smith Fall Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament and took […]

MPH Students to Appear on WCNY Tonight

Last spring, several of our students who participate in the Mentors in Violence Prevention program were interviewed by WCNY-TV. They, along with college students, were asked to talk about how they are trained to treat others with kindness and respect, and how their actions can have an impact on those around them. The segment will […]

MPH Senior is Extraordinary Talent of the Week

MPH Senior is Extraordinary Talent of the Week

Senior Jake Lawless was featured this morning on Channel 9’s “Extraordinary Talent of the Week” with Carrie Lazarus. Jake was chosen for his many accomplishments as a musician, most notably, his trombone playing.  Not only is Jake a stand-out instrumentalist for MPH, but he has contributed to countless performances all over Onondaga County and plays […]

Sixth Grader Stars in Short Film

Sixth grader Nastassia Haroshka recently appeared in the title role of Martin Molina’s new short film, “Felicia.”  Mr. Molina, who worked on the 2016 production of “Ghostbusters,” is in the process of entering “Felicia” in the Sundance Ignite.  Nastassia also has been cast as lead actress in an April/May full feature film with director Andrew […]

Three MPH Seniors are National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

Manlius Pebble Hill Seniors Sophia Han, Maja Cannavo, and Nicolas Jerge have been named semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.  They were selected on the basis of their scores on the PSAT exam, which each year is taken by 1.6 million students.  According to the National Merit® Scholarship Corporation, “semifinalists are the highest […]