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Congrats to our Menlo Wizard Historians who took home 6 awards (out of 8 State qualifying projects) at the recent Ohio History Day virtual competition: One 1st place medal; one 2nd place medal; three 3rd place medals; and one Honorable Mention. Two students, Aashvi K. and John M., are moving on to the (virtual) National History...
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After school shut down in March, Mr. Pernod’s 5/6 grade advisory students wanted to stay connected and perform a service project. During a Google Meet morning check-in, the group decided to record themselves reading children’s books so Menlo’s younger students could watch and listen. The team also invited Menlo teachers to participate. FreshWaterCleveland.com recently featured...
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Menlo History Teacher Mr. O’Grady shared that 13 of our amazing Menlo student historians recently submitted final projects for Ohio History Day 2020, which will be a virtual contest this year. Our Wizards submitted four exhibits, three websites and one performance project. Good luck to our students! The National History Day contest in June will...
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Second floor students were recently honored by Young Writers for their submissions to the Spooky Sagas Contest. Their mysteries, out of more than 10,000 entries, were chosen to be published.
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Whether they are physical devices like iPads or online tools like Google Docs, educators are apt to embrace the technology that helps student performance. Kratcoski says Google Docs — a cloud-based mimic of Microsoft Word that features many collaborative features — may appear to be just a quick delivery method or productivity tool to help...
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Inspirational messages from students across Northeast Ohio as we celebrate  Black History Month. Reymond Saunders goes to Menlo Park Academy; here is his message: “I am Martin Luther King’s Dream because I have a path to follow to become a great man like Dr. King. I respect myself, my family and my community. I enjoy computer...
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Aidan Harrington graduated from Menlo Park Academy in 2013, the second graduating class in the school’s history, before attending St. Edward High School. He is now a junior at Colgate University, where he is a Biology major and Geography minor. Aidan has made the Dean’s List every semester, and is actively involved in independent scientific...
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HB 164 is now pending in the Ohio Senate, which could amend it — or not act on it. Only 10 people testified in the House, most of them proponents, and Gov. Mike DeWine has yet to take a public position. Continued
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As a creative arts teacher at Menlo Park Academy on West 52rd Street, Ohio’s only tuition-free charter school for gifted children in kindergarten through eighth grade, John Cycyk tries to show his students how art fits in to the real world. Continued
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