In January, the first day back from two weeks off of school, my tired classmates and I shuffled into our third block geology class. Ms. Foster’s enthusiasm for teaching and learning is infectious and always livens us up once class has started, but today we needed no prompting: there was excitement in the air. Sitting in the back of the classroom, the product of hours … Continue reading I Found My Airplanes!
By Ryan Kinane Every day in the winter after school, usually past the time of 4:30, either the Girls JV and Varsity Volleyball team or the Boys JV and Varsity Basketball team can be seen getting ready for practice. The gym fills up with student-athletes, and the coaches begin their practices. As the fall sports season has ended, the winter sports season has begun. At … Continue reading Student Athletic Participation Thrives at MPH
By Tommy Wildhack Every Thursday night and Sunday morning, William Cardamone, College Counselor at MPH, thinks hard about who he needs to start for his fantasy football team. He studies NFL players statistics and health reports all week making sure he picks up, starts, and benches the right players. Cardamone isn’t trying to win for the sake of winning; he’s trying to win for … Continue reading Faculty Fantasy Football League Sparks Competition
By Sydney Spector With dance teacher and Performing Arts Department Chair Michele Koziara changing her roles in both the Upper School Play and Musical this school year, a new person must step in to lead those productions. That person is Tanner Efinger, owner of Breadcrumbs Productions here in Syracuse, New York. Koziara originally found Efinger through a movement exploration workshop he was hosting … Continue reading Meet the New Director for MPH Theater Productions
By Sydney Spector June of 2018 and the MPH is community is getting ready for graduation. But change is happening for the Pebble. With influential seniors — such as Editor-in-Chief Suzannah Peckham, Senior Assistant Editor Emma Purce, Copy Editor Lily Grenis, Artistic Director Dan Mezzalingua, Assistant Creative Director Rachel Comfort, and Staff Writers Riley Cappelletti and Bella Cassella, as well as Advisor Jeanne Albanese … Continue reading Change for the Pebble
By Emma Purce Whether he’s soaring through the air on the rings or soaring down a hill on his longboard, Philip Lynch has always enjoyed the rush of adrenaline and the thrill of competing. From a young age, Lynch, an 18-year-old MPH senior, showed a natural affinity for the sport of gymnastics, said his mother Donna Prince-Lynch. “It was really strange; Philip was doing back … Continue reading Flipping Through Life
By Riley Cappelletti Every morning, the Manlius Pebble Hill Student Lounge is full of sleepy teens who wish they could have slept in a bit longer. Students snooze on the old church pews. Members of the senior class even created a makeshift bed by pushing two of the pews together. A big velvet pillow decorates that bed, and students doze on it at all times … Continue reading Sleepy Students
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