Seamus O’Hara and Jennifer Ingraham interviewed about Menlo Park Academy

Two Menlo Park Academy administrators appeared on the television show ‘It’s About You’ to discuss the importance of providing a gifted education to gifted children. School Director Seamus O’Hara and Associate Director of Admissions Jennifer Ingraham spoke with WKYC 3 host Alexa Lee about Menlo Park Academy’s gifted education program, which is ranked as a […]

Menlo Earns 6 Awards at Ohio History Day 2020

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 […]

Staying Connected through Reading


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. recently featured […]

Students Competing in Ohio History Day 2020

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 […]

Writers Honored

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.

Menlo Park Academy faculty shares insight in using technology in the classroom


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 […]

Menlo Park Academy student celebrates Black History Month


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 […]

Catching Up with Aidan Harrington ‘13


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 […]