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Liz McGuire ’07 Gives Back Through the Arts

May 6, 2015

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The Performing Arts Department was pleased to welcome a special guest this year – Liz McGuire, MPH class of 2007. No stranger to the MPH stage, Liz was heavily involved in the arts programs- from chorus and music theory to … Continue reading

A Look at One Family’s Longevity at MPH

June 12, 2014

With the close of the 2013-2014 school year, the Heer family, collectively, has now spent some 99 years at Pebble Hill School and Manlius Pebble Hill School!

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Barnes & Noble to Host MPH Grad at Author Event

June 10, 2014

Manlius Pebble Hill alumna Eboni Marshall Turman, Ph.D. will be at Barnes & Noble Bookstore on Erie Blvd. East from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 14 to sign copies of her recently published book. Continue reading

Alumnus Alan Marcum to Give Commencement Talk

May 28, 2014

Silicon Valley computer scientist Alan M. Marcum ’74 will deliver the commencement address at Manlius Pebble Hill School Sunday, June 8. Commencement exercises for the 49 students in the Class of 2014 will begin at 2 p.m. on the MPH campus.
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Heer’s Children’s Book Released in Digital Format

May 23, 2014


“The Forest That Rains Frogs,” the children’s adventure book authored by Dusty Heer, co-director of the MPH extended day program, is now available as an e-book.

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MPH Grad Impressive in Latest Stage Role

February 28, 2014

Appearing in Central New York Playhouse’s recent production of “Jump/Cut,” by playwright Neena Beber, 1996 MPH graduate Sean Pratt collected rave reviews for his portrayal of Dave, the play’s bipolar central character.

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Rolling Stone Staff Brings Home the Gold! (Lots of it!)

October 31, 2013

The Rolling Stone, Manlius Pebble Hill’s student newspaper, earned an incredible 34 awards – including a record-breaking 19 gold awards – at the 2013 Empire State Scholastic Press Association (ESSPA) conference. Continue reading

MPH Dancers to Perform in Meredith Monk Composition

September 25, 2013

Eight MPH Upper School dancers have been chosen to appear in “A Celebration Service,” an instrumental, dance, and voice opus composed by internationally renowned artist Meredith Monk.

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Dusty’s Book is Finalist for International Book Award

August 29, 2013

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A children’s book by Dusty Rhoades Heer, director of Manlius Pebble Hill’s Lower School Extended Day program, is one of six finalist entries in an international book award contest.

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Dusty Heer Debuts Spanish Version of Children’s Book

July 9, 2013

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A Spanish language edition of “The Forest That Rains Frogs,” Dusty Heer’s recently published children’s book, is now available. MPH Spanish teacher Silviana Medina-Dooher collaborated with Dusty to write the Spanish translation of Dusty’s story of Polvoroso, a coqui frog from the Puerto Rican rain forest. Continue reading


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