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By Bella Casella I was born March 7, 2000 in Miami, Florida. Since then, there have been 212 school shootings in the United States. In the 212 school shootings, 267 people have been killed and 388 have been injured. I recently turned 18. At 18, there are certain things I’m legally not allowed to do. I can’t drink alcohol. In certain states I can’t buy … Continue reading #Enough

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MPH Welcomes Danish Student Visitors

By Riley Cappelletti The students of Sorø Academy in Denmark will be coming to Manlius Pebble Hill tomorrow night, March 13 and will be staying through Friday the 16th. Every other year MPH students and faculty members travel to Denmark during February break. On the opposite years, students and faculty of Sorø Academy travel to New York during their break in March. Danish students will … Continue reading MPH Welcomes Danish Student Visitors

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Box Office Superheroes

By Sydney Spector The new “Infinity War” trailer dropped, and 15 minutes after its release on November 29, it had already reached 500,000 views on YouTube.  Nearly 24 hours later, it became the No. 1  trending video on YouTube. Now, a week later, it  has almost 90 million views on YouTube. But this trend isn’t just for the “Avengers” franchise, it has been repeated over … Continue reading Box Office Superheroes

“Black Panther” Breaking Boundaries

By Sydney Spector Climbing into the No. 9 spot as one of the top-grossing films of all time world wide, “Black Panther” has made over a billion dollars, going against the Hollywood stereotype that films with black actors don’t sell well in the general market. It has become the highest grossing film with a black director, replacing the previous holder “Straight Outta Compton.” The film … Continue reading “Black Panther” Breaking Boundaries

Deferring and Rejecting your Results

By Emma Purce Q: I just got rejected from college. How do I deal with it? A: I completely understand what you’re going through. The mounting pressure of waiting to hear back from your first choice — or even your safety school  — can quickly build and become stifling. Hearing that you’ve been deferred, waitlisted or flat-out rejected can be absolutely crushing. The agony of … Continue reading Deferring and Rejecting your Results

Table Tennis: Not for the Timid

By Daniel Braverman Q: How can I improve my pingpong skills so that I can beat my friends in the Student Lounge? A: Thanks for the great question, since being a good pingpong player is a vital skill. However, becoming an above-average player takes long hours and serious dedication. Everyone knows that playing pingpong is not just for fun, but also for bringing out the best … Continue reading Table Tennis: Not for the Timid

Syracuse in the Sweet Sixteen… Again

By Dan Mezzalingua      The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Sweet 16 matchups are just days away. Most people never would have expected some of the teams that are preparing to play to even make it past the first round.      Yet, No. 11 Loyola University Chicago, who pulled off two major upsets over No. 6 Miami and No. 3 Tennessee, sets off … Continue reading Syracuse in the Sweet Sixteen… Again

AP Class Overload

By Emma Purce   Q: I’m not sure how many AP classes I should take. How do I know what’s best for me?   A: This is a question most, if not all, students at MPH find themselves asking. Advanced Placement classes are an integral part of the MPH community, and often define academic life here. Most students take at least one AP class throughout … Continue reading AP Class Overload

MPH Students Remember Parkland Victims; Protest for Gun Control

By Suzannah Peckham, Lily Grenis, Dan Mezzalingua and Sydney Spector Today at at 10 a.m. approximately 160 Manlius Pebble Hill School Middle and Upper School students walked out of class to remember  the victims of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that took 17 lives and to protest for gun control. Students from grades six through 12 participated in the 17-minute … Continue reading MPH Students Remember Parkland Victims; Protest for Gun Control