News & Updates


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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Menlo Park Academy photo used in article about HB 164

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....

Menlo Park Academy’s Creative Art students gain real-world experience

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...
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