Now That Classes Are Over, Check Out a New Show or Movie!

10th grader Gabe Pasniciuc streams Rick and Morty on Netflix By Maya Heimes With the COVID-19 pandemic causing all to social distance, many people have used this time to watch new shows and movies. Being stuck in your house can get to be pretty boring, but taking some time to watch a new television series could help take your mind off of the pandemic. Platforms … Continue reading Now That Classes Are Over, Check Out a New Show or Movie!

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Bored at Home? Bake Up Some Sweet Treats!

     Italian Peach Cookies baked by Mary Smorol, Gr. 10 By Katherine Mezzalingua Being quarantined in your house is an ideal time to get to know your kitchen a little more and to experiment with different appliances you find there. One in particular that you might find appealing could be something you’ve never touched or something you may use regularly. It’s warm, and your … Continue reading Bored at Home? Bake Up Some Sweet Treats!

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This Week’s Tip: Set and Achieve a Personal Best

Image from experttabletennis.com By Daniel Braverman Spring is upon us. That means travel, time with friends, and–for many of us–staying in shape for spring sports. Unfortunately, none of those are possible this year. Merely trying to stay sane is a challenge. However, our seemingly endless amount of time at home doesn’t have to drive us crazy. It doesn’t have to be terribly boring.  While going … Continue reading This Week’s Tip: Set and Achieve a Personal Best

History in the Making: First Girls Modified Basketball Team at MPH

By Maya Heimes Manlius Pebble Hill School has introduced a Girls Modified Basketball team this year coached by Mr.Wright and Mr.Ryan. They are currently 2-0, with wins against Lyncourt and Solvay. While there have been Varsity Girls Basketball teams in the past, this is the first modified team for girls. The biggest issue facing starting a team, according to Coach Ryan, was finding practice space … Continue reading History in the Making: First Girls Modified Basketball Team at MPH

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Security Advances Within Manlius Pebble Hill School

By Maya Heimes In recent years, school shootings in the U.S. have been on the rise. Places like Columbine, Parkland, and Newtown were not on the map until devastating school shootings took lives. These shootings have alarmed students, parents, and teachers across the country. Although Central New York has not had many threats of school shootings, there is always a chance, and that chance has … Continue reading Security Advances Within Manlius Pebble Hill School

MPH Fall Sports Recap 2019

By Natalie Storie It was a successful season for MPH Varsity fall sports, with several teams advancing to league sectionals. The Boys’ Varsity Soccer team advanced to the second round of sectionals, and the Girls’ Varsity Tennis team had five players earn sectional spots: 2 groups of doubles and one single. One of the doubles teams made it to State Qualifiers, and the one single … Continue reading MPH Fall Sports Recap 2019

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An Update on Our New Head of School

By Simon Hoke and Katherine Mezzalingua Nearly two months ago, David McCusker stepped up to the podium of the Manlius Pebble Hill gym to deliver his first address to students, faculty, and parents who lined the walls. McCusker was chosen after a long search process, beginning early last school year, to replace former Head of School Jim Dunaway. Even before the first day of school, … Continue reading An Update on Our New Head of School

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New Faces at MPH – Jason Zencka

By Emma Gross Mr. Zencka is the current AP Literature, AP Lang, and Twelfth Grade Literature teacher at MPH. He also teaches an Upper School creative writing elective. After teaching at a high school in Minneapolis, Mr. Zencka and his wife moved to New York a year ago. Zencka’s first job after the move was professor at Tompkins Cortland Community College. “One of the reasons … Continue reading New Faces at MPH – Jason Zencka

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Mindful Pause Here: MPH

By Kate Chaffee On Wednesday, the 16 of October, MPH had its first ever Stress-Down Day. Dr Elizabeth Perryman, a mindfulness educator, visited and talked to students in the lower, middle and upper schools about mental health, stress, and anxiety. She emphasized finding a balance in life, teaching students how to determine the difference between good and bad stress. Dr. Perryman  talked about how our … Continue reading Mindful Pause Here: MPH