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Watch ORT!

April 4, 2011

MPH Fifth Graders are becoming more mindful of how much food they put on their plates. They’re watching just how much “ort” they produce. Ort, a Middle English word, refers to table scraps or food waste, and Fifth Graders are not just watching it — they’re weighing it. Continue reading


Lower School Drinks to Going Green!

December 10, 2010

As part of its commitment to encouraging environmentally responsible behavior, Manlius Pebble Hill School this week distributed free, reusable stainless steel water bottles to its entire Lower School – all 183 students in Pre-K through Fifth Grade. Continue reading


Parsley, Rosemary, and Oregano!

December 10, 2010

Sixth Graders select herbs for lunch!

The MPH greenhouse has yielded its first edible crop – an assortment of herbs planted and tended by Sixth Grade students. In the greenhouse, rosemary, parsley, and oregano are flourishing! Continue reading


Be Green: Don’t Idle Your Car!

October 8, 2010

One of the MPH Green Committee’s initiatives this year is convincing members of the MPH community to be more environmentally responsible by not idling their cars — even in the MPH pick-up line! Continue reading


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