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Menlo Park Academy (MPA), after an extensive review of its leadership structure and goals to elevate its academic program, named Sh’Annon Caldwell as the new Director of Education. (See below for more information on Menlo’s leadership structure) Sh’Annon Caldwell joined MPA in December 2021 during a challenging period of staffing transitions and programmatic challenges. “Sh’Annon...
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scouts bsa troop working at menlo
We are very pleased to announce that Menlo has added its first-ever Scouts BSA Troop, in addition to our Family Cub Scout Pack that we started four years ago here at Menlo Park Academy. Yesterday night, five original Menlo Family Cub Scouts in our Pack 110 “crossed over” to join three new Scouts BSA youth leaders...
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members of menlo's chess club at a competition
The Menlo Park Academy Chess Club has been a pivotal part of the community since its inception in the 2012-2013 school year. Currently, the club is in its biggest year yet, with record student participation and success at local and regional tournaments. Most notably, on March 13th, 24 students from Menlo competed in the Greater...
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Menlo Park Academy (MPA) social studies teacher Frank O’Grady will be one of 30 teachers from across the nation to participate in Revolutionary Ideals, a National History Day-sponsored summer program dedicated to educators studying the American Revolution and Founders Era. National History Day (NHD) is a project-based competition that frames students’ research through a thematic...
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the menlo park academy mock trial team
When asked what impact Menlo Park Academy’s Mock Trial team had on them growing up, alumni from each generation of Menlo students came out of the woodwork, eager to talk about a program that meant so much to them during their middle school years. However, they also jumped at the chance to rave about their...
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Menlo Park Academy (K-8), Ohio’s only public school for gifted children.2149 W. 53rd St., Cleveland, OH 44103 Contact: Carol Ryan, 440-925-6365, carol.ryan@menloparkacademy.com 14 Menlo Park Academy middle schoolers advanced from the regional to state-level National History Day (NHD) competition. On March 7, Ohio Region 3 of National History Day (NHD) announced the winners of its...
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2022 spelling bee winners
Menlo Park Academy held its annual All-School Spelling Bee (“The Bee”) on Thursday, February 24. A total of 27 students participated, with three students representing each grade (K-8) as determined by grade-level classroom spelling bees held previously. The Bee began with quarter-finals that included all qualified kindergarteners and first graders. The five, six, and seven-year-old...
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john cycyk
“In the life of an artist, you have to know—and be ready—to do a lot of different things,” John Cycyk laughs. As Menlo’s Park Academy’s Art Education and Appreciation teacher for the last seven years, his journey to the classroom included many different stops. In the past, Mr. Cycyk worked as an instructor at the...
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sean wheeler
If you were to be a fly on the wall in Sean Wheeler’s classroom, you might not even think it was a classroom at all. You wouldn’t hear the typical scratching of pencils or the typing on laptops that usually echos throughout school buildings, but instead the noises of what big questions and creativity sound...
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Dear MPA Community, At Menlo Park Academy, our mission is to “develop the potential of gifted children through an exemplary program, rewarding experiences, and nurturing the whole child.” Menlo Park Academy does not wish to engage in a “war” over unionization. The MPA community deserves better, and this division must stop. The school asks our...
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