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The Pebble Needs You!

This year’s print edition of The Pebble, due out in the spring of 2020, will include content that was once published in The Windmill, the school’s literary magazine. All Upper School students are encouraged to submit works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, and digital art for publication. Simply email your written work or photographs of your art work to The Pebble advisor, Mrs. Hogan, … Continue reading The Pebble Needs You!

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Homecoming Happenings

By Brendan O’Malley MPH celebrated its annual Homecoming festivities the weekend of October 4th and 5th. Beginning with the pep rally on Friday, students eagerly cheered on the various sports recognized this fall. Prior to the announcement of the Boy’s Varsity Soccer team, students were invited to participate in two games including a “Ping-Pong Ball and Spoon Relay Race” and an “Oreo on the Forehead” … Continue reading Homecoming Happenings

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New Clubs, Old Clubs, and Everything in Between

By Kaeli Ahn MPH held its annual US Club Fair on Friday, the twenty-seventh of September, during US tutorial.  With the graduation of the class of ‘19, and the new group of freshmen came the end of some traditions, and the beginnings of others.  The Club Fair is a chance for people to advertise their clubs, but most importantly, it’s a chance for students to get … Continue reading New Clubs, Old Clubs, and Everything in Between

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New Faces at MPH – Michelle Dannan

Michelle Dannan By Emma Gross Ms. Dannan is the new Vocal Music and General Music teacher for grades Kindergarten through 12. She first started her music teaching career at Union Springs. She was there for two years before moving to Cincinnati, OH where she taught for thirty-two years. When she returned to the Syracuse area, Ms. Dannan worked at St. Margaret’s in Mattydale, NY before … Continue reading New Faces at MPH – Michelle Dannan

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Upper School Reworking Shakespeare’s Hamlet

The Upper School is putting on Hamlet: A Devised Reworking of Shakespeare’s Classic the first weekend of November. The cast, directed by Maya Dwyer, is reworking the original Shakespeare play with new concepts. From setting to language and costumes, cast members will develop their own take on the play. The cast appears below: Hamlet: Maya Heimes Claudius: Agnes Coleman Gertrude: Kiru Morrissette-Ugoji Ophelia: Rhys Denno … Continue reading Upper School Reworking Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Education Sensation

By Brittany Grund Laura Lavine, Class of 1973 Education: Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology with a minor in Audiology and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Ithaca College. Career: Had a 40-year career in education, including working as a teacher, principal, Director of Special Education, Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent in Onondaga Central, Liverpool, Clarkstown, Chittenango and LaFayette school districts. She also taught and … Continue reading Education Sensation

Seventeen Again

By Isabella Casella   With a genre full of movies about the teen years, such as “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “American Pie” and “The Breakfast Club,” it seems like the life of teenagers are glamorized in  Hollywood. Movies like “Seventeen Again” even explore the idea of going back to enjoy the wonders of being a teenager. Whether you’re living your life as Cher from “Clueless” … Continue reading Seventeen Again