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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

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#Enough

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

Zoé

By Alex Leclercq I love… When you step on my foot When you poke me with your nose When you stand in front of the door so that no one forgets you When you put your muzzle on my shoulder when I drive When you look at me with your kind brown eyes When you lift your paw for me to remove a thorn When … Continue reading Zoé