Lower Schoolers Learn About S.T.E.A.M and Entrepreneurship

Lower Schoolers Learn About S.T.E.A.M and Entrepreneurship

MPH parent Dr. Nate Boyer visited our Lower School last week to provide 3rd through 5th graders with a lesson on the role that S.T.E.A.M and entrepreneurship play in three areas of geography. The three areas were Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing and 3D visualization. Dr. Boyer provided an overview of the importance of S.T.E.A.M and GIS […]

MPH Photography Students Work with Vera House

MPH Photography Students Work with Vera House

On Tuesday, December 11, MPH Art & Design Chair Teresa Henderson brought several of her Photography students to Vera House* and offered family photo shoots to residents of their shelters. Several mothers came to the shoot with children dressed for the season, ready to create new memories. The Vera House staff informed the students that […]

MPHMUN Claims Another International Victory

MPHMUN Claims Another International Victory

On November 16-18,the MPHMUN team traveled to compete in the “Model United Nations Canada” conference sponsored by Dawson College. Over 1,500 students were in attendance for this debate conference.  As described on their website, MUNC is “a three-day international relations simulation for students held annually in downtown Montreal. Each November, more than 500 participants congregate […]

MPH Girls Soccer Team Helps Project Smiles for Ninth Year in a Row

Since 2010, the MPH Girls Varsity Soccer Team, led by Coach Pat Bentley Hoke, has partnered with Projecto Sonrisas, (Project Smiles) an organization providing holiday cheer for girls orphaned by the ongoing unrest in Colombia. Soccer is the connection between MPH and this worthy cause, as its founder, Oscar Vergara, runs the Maxwell Park Summer […]

MPH Eighth Grader to Appear on WSYR’s Extraordinary Talent

MPH Eighth Grader to Appear on WSYR’s Extraordinary Talent

MPH eighth grader Paul DiFolco will appear on WSYR’s Extraordinary Talent segment Tuesday November 20 at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday, November 21 at 6:15 a.m. The segment will air again on Bridge Street Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Paul started playing piano at the age of five in San Diego, California. He joined Russell Posegate’s Studio […]

MPH Art Students to Attend National Portfolio Day

MPH Art Students to Attend National Portfolio Day

Six MPH Upper School students will be traveling to Baltimore, MD tomorrow to attend Portfolio Day at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). National Portfolio Days are held in various locations across the United States, Canada and Europe. They are designed to provide a unique opportunity for students to meet individually with professional representatives […]

Manlius Pebble Hill’s LEGO Robotics team competes

Manlius Pebble Hill’s LEGO Robotics team competes

Manlius Pebble Hill’s Middle School LEGO Robotics team, TriuMPH, competed Sunday in the First Lego League Finger Lakes qualifying tournament at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES facility in Auburn, NY.  TriuMPH, now in its third year, is comprised of Middle School students who work diligently from the start of the school year until early November every Monday, Tuesday, […]

MPH Student to Attend the Adirondack Youth Climate Summit

For the sixth year in a row, members of the Green Avengers will attend the Adirondack Youth Climate Summit at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake November 7-8. This event, now in its tenth year, will bring together 180 high school and college students along with teachers and faculty from 30 schools across Northern New […]

MPH to Host Discussion Panel on Kids and Anxiety

MPH to Host Discussion Panel on Kids and Anxiety

On November 15, Manlius Pebble Hill School will present a free discussion event for parents and educators entitled, “Kids, Anxiety, and What We Can Do.” Joining us will be expert panelists Kevin M. Antshel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Clinical Psychology Program Director at Syracuse University; Tanya Gesek, Ph.D., Psychologist and faculty at SUNY Upstate […]

MPH is Composting!

This year, Manlius Pebble Hill School has joined OCRRA’s award-winning food scraps composting program. Composting reduces waste, increases recycling, and reinforces an important environmental lesson for your child each day. This student-led initiative stems from much research and several attempts by the school’s “Green Avengers” environmental club to get this program up and running. Recent […]