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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

Jazz Fest 10: Fantastic Music, Free Admission

May 20, 2013

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In celebration of its 10th annual Jazz Fest, Manlius Pebble Hill School is offering Central New York music lovers free admission to this year’s event. Jazz Fest 10 will be held in the School’s Coville Theater, 5300 Jamesville Rd. in DeWitt, from 3 to 5 p.m., Sunday June 2.

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MPH Alumnus Joins Cast of “Spider-Man”

April 28, 2013

MPH alumnus David Armstrong is taking a spin on the Broadway Stage as the Exterminator Flyer in the show “Spider-Man.” Continue reading

Alumnus Eyes Career in Government

April 23, 2013

When he graduated from Manlius Pebble Hill in 2009, just about everyone at the School knew Sam White had already developed a real passion for government and politics. Now, four years later, he’s about to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from the State University of New York at Geneseo where he has majored in political science and international relations.
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CD Release Party Sunday for MPH’s Noah Kellman

April 12, 2013

Manlius Pebble Hill alumnus Noah Kellman ‘09 and his band SQUID will be in town this weekend to play Saturday at the MPH Spring Gala and Sunday at the CD release party for their first album, “Bigger Boxes.” SQUID will perform at Jazz Central in downtown Syracuse.

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Alumnus Comes Back to Pay It Forward

February 17, 2013

Kent Sutherland, a 2005 graduate of Manlius Pebble Hil and co-founder of the software development company Flexibits, returned to MPH earlier this month to “pay it forward” and lend some inspiration to current students.
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