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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...
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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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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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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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BEREA, Ohio — Sam Mather is a young man with a plan. He will be competing at the National Invention Convention next May after recently winning big with his hot air kite during the Ohio Invention Convention. The Menlo Park Academy fifth-grader won the Industry Award, Earth and Geosciences, at the state event held in Columbus, after initially inventing the...
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As the preteen generation has grown up with technology at every turn, schools are finding ways to incorporate technology into the classroom. According to Teri Harrison, chairperson, and Eamon O’Donnell, middle school technology teacher, both at Menlo Park Academy in Cleveland; and Lisa Ulery, director of technology and library services at University School in Shaker...
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BRUNSWICK, Ohio — Shashini and Nakshatra Mohan just completed fifth grade at Menlo Park Academy, but they already have two patent-pending inventions under their belts. The Brunswick sisters recently displayed their prototypes at the 2019 National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich. Continued
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