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Wizards in the News

Our amazing Menlo Park Academy students, faculty and staff are always impressing us with their talents! Click on the links below to see some of our Wizards in action.

Cub Scout Pack Pinewood Derby Races and Trash the Trash Day

Cub Scouts in Pack 110, sponsored by Menlo Park Academy, competed in their Pinewood Derby on April 24, with families participating from the comfort of their homes because of the...

Seven Menlo Park Academy students advance to National History Day National Contest

Seven gifted students from Menlo Park Academy have qualified for the National History Day competition as the school racked up 10 total awards.
Photos of Roni Berenson as a child in 1941 and today

Holocaust survivor shares story of escape from Germany with Menlo Park Academy students

As a 10 year-old Jewish child growing up in Germany 80 years ago, Roni Berenson didn’t just see the Holocaust unfold. She lived it. Menlo Park Academy middle school students...

Menlo Park Academy students set new school mark by winning 13 National History Day awards

Sixteen gifted students from Menlo Park Academy won 13 total awards at the National History Day Region 3 competition.
Seamus O'Hara and Jennifer Ingraham on 'It's About You' with host Alexa Lee

Seamus O’Hara, Jennifer Ingraham talk with WKYC about COVID-19 challenges in schools

With schools bringing more students back into their buildings, and vaccine rollout underway for educators in Ohio, two Menlo Park Academy administrators were interviewed about the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic...

Menlo Park Academy students finish second overall at Power of the Pen Regional Contest

Menlo Park Academy’s creative writers shined once again at the Power of the Pen, with the seventh-grade team claiming first place overall, and the school’s seventh and eighth graders combined...

Menlo Park Academy Middle School students shine at Power of the Pen District Competition

Eight of the 11 competing scholars from Menlo Park Academy have advanced to the Power of the Pen Regional Competition, and the school’s seventh-grade team finished fourth overall recently at...

Menlo Park Academy rated Ohio’s best charter elementary school and best charter middle school

Menlo Park Academy, the Cleveland-based school for gifted children in grades K-8, has been recognized as one of the top-performing schools in the state of Ohio for a third consecutive...

As schools return to in-person learning, Menlo Park Academy aide Carla Biggert speaks with Cleveland Jewish News about student safety

With schools seeking to bring more students back into their buildings, Menlo Park Academy instructional aide Carla Biggert spoke with Cleveland Jewish News for a recent article (February 2021). Cleveland...
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