Witch Play Debuts Tonight
in the Coville Theater

Please join us in the Coville Theater for the Upper School presentation of Witch Play, an MPH student and faculty original adaptation of Shakespear’s Tempest led by Maya Dwyer '13 (drama faculty) and Christine Goldman '06 (technical theater faculty) on Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 29, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. This is an immersive theater audience experience you will not want to miss! Reserve your tickets online on TicketLeap.
Please watch this brief video from Head of School Dave McCusker wrapping up recent activities at MPH and looking forward to a busy spring season.
Athletics note: The most-recent athletics schedule is always available through Schedule Galaxy and can be accessed on the MPH Calendar page or via the Schedule Galaxy mobile app. The schedule included below is subject to change after the date of distribution, so please check Schedule Galaxy before heading out to a contest.

Monday | Day 8
3:30 p.m. | Boys Varsity Golf vs. Bishop Ludden | Drumlins
4:00 p.m. | Modified Track @ CBA
4:30 p.m. | Modified Softball vs. Fabius-Pompey
4:30 p.m. | JV Baseball vs. Homer
4:30 p.m. | Boys Varsity Tennis @ LaFayette

Tuesday | Day 1
3:30 p.m. | Girls Varsity Golf @ Westhill | Camillus Country Club
3:30 p.m. | Boys Varsity Golf vs. Solvay | Drumlins
4:30 p.m. | Modified Baseball vs. Mater Dei
5:00 p.m. | Varsity Baseball @ Cazenovia

Wednesday | Day 2
Grade 8 | Washington, D.C. Trip
3:30 p.m. | Girls Varsity Golf @ Cazenovia | Cazenovia Country Club
4:00 p.m. | Varsity Track @ Pulaski
4:30 p.m. | Modified Softball @ Onondaga
4:30 p.m. | Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Phoenix
5:00 p.m. | JV Baseball vs. Skaneateles

Thursday | Day 3
Grade 8 | Washington, D.C. Trip
8:30 a.m. | Lower School Grades 3-5 Performing Arts Concert
3:15 p.m. | Boys Varsity Golf @ Marcellus | Links at Sunset Ridge Golf Course
4:30 p.m. | Modified Softball vs. Fabius-Pompey
4:30 p.m. | Varsity Baseball vs. Hannibal

Friday | Day 4
Grade 8 | Washington, D.C. Trip
Grade 5 Class Trip to Camp Talooli
Senior Capstone Presentations
3:30 p.m. | Girls Varsity Golf @ Chittenango | Woodcrest Golf Club
4:30 p.m. | Modified Baseball @ Tully
4:30 p.m. | Varsity Softball @ APW
5:00 p.m. | JV Baseball vs. Marcellus
Lower School (Grades 3-5) Concert Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
Please join us for our 3-5 Lower School Spring Performing Arts Concert on Thursday, May 4, at 8:30 a.m. in the Theater. Please drop off your children as usual by 8:10 a.m., and enter the Theater directly from the parking lot door (will be clearly marked).

Concert dress is dressy clothes of choice that dancers are free to move in. Dancers should also wear sneakers as the theater flooring is slippery.

A video recording will be available shortly after May 4.

Additionally, please send in instruments to school on Wednesday, May 3 for our dress rehearsal.
Commencement is Sunday, June 11 @ 2 p.m.
This year's speaker is retiring long-time teacher Donna Meehan
Senior Brunch and Commencement Rehearsal
Friday, June 9 | 11 a.m.

Baccalaureate Ceremony
Friday, June 9 | 5 p.m.

MPH Commencement
Sunday, June 11 | 2 p.m.
Trip Forms Due for Grades 8 and 12

Reminders from Ms. LaHaye to turn in forms for the following trips:

  • Grade 8 class trip forms due to Mrs. LaHaye (May 3-5 in Washington, DC)
  • Senior class trip forms due to Mrs. LaHaye (May 17-19 in NYC)
End-of-Year Academic Events Calendar Available

The End-of-Year Academic Events Calendar is now available HERE and on myMPH . The most up-to-date version will always be at myMPH, and we will inform families of any important changes here in Snapshot.
MPH Giving Day!
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Help us reach 175 donors in one day!

If you are interested in becoming a class advocate or matching donor/challenger for Giving Day 2023, there’s still time! You can also make your gift early here.
Heidi Marquart at
or 315.446.2452, Ext. 136 
Registration closes at midnight on Friday, May 5!
MPH Spring Gala | May 19, 2023
This year’s Red & White themed Spring Gala celebrates Manlius Pebble Hill School and our community. Plans are underway for a fabulous celebration on Friday, May 19, at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. Proceeds from this event will directly support strategic investments to our academic programs, facilities improvements, expanding scholarship assistance, and enhancement of resources to support our faculty and staff.  Here's a glimpse of last year's gala.
If you’d like to get involved in the celebration, here are a few ways you can support the event:
  • Donate a live/silent auction item. Gift cards, getaways, experiences, concert tickets, and more are always appreciated! MPH families are invited to contribute to the school level Gala Baskets – Click here for a list of themes. Basket items are due by May 5,

  • If you should have any Gala questions please reach out to Class Gala Ambassadors.  

If you’d like to become a sponsor, donate an item or experience, or get involved in planning the event, please contact Karen Belgrader.

Presenting Sponsor
M and T Bank

Gold Sponsors
Cerio Law Offices, PLLC
Syracuse ENT Surgeons, PLLC
The Wildhack Family

Silver Sponsors
Dermatology Associates of CNY
Had Fuller ‘66A
KSP Painting of Syracuse
Lynn D’Elia Temes & Stanczyk
Mafrici Law Office, PC
The Murthy-Joshi Family
The Rubin Family
Mark and Diane Wladis & Family
Steven and Lexi Wladis

Bronze Sponsors
Brown & Brown of New York, Inc
FS Engineering, DPC
Ragan Real Estate Team
TAG Solutions
The Thomas-Antilus Family
The Ryan and Leann West Family

Pewter Sponsors
CBD Companies
Fallon Oral Surgery
Flower City Glass
L & J.G. Stickley, Inc
McClurg Remodeling
Northland Communications
MPH Screening Science of Reading Doc at Le Moyne
Manlius Pebble Hill School is excited to announce a free viewing of The Right to Read on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m. at Le Moyne College. This is a film by Jenny Mackenzie and executive produced by LeVar Burton (of Reading Rainbow fame). 
The Right to Read shares the stories of a courageous Oakland NAACP activist, Kareem Weaver, a teacher, Sabrina Causey, and two American families who are all advocating for science-based reading instruction nationwide. 
At MPH, we are passionate about literacy instruction that aligns with the Science of Reading and all of our K-5 students are instructed according to this method. We’re thrilled to be hosting this event for the CNY community to bring attention to the critical importance of science-based reading instruction.
There are two options for film viewing:
In Person Screening on 5/24
In-person at the Le Moyne College Campus Center, James Commons (first floor). Doors open at 6 p.m. Film will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed at by a panel discussion featuring Dr. Maria Murray, Dr. Sheila Clonan, NY Assemblymember Robert Carroll, and Attorney Patrick Radel. Please register in advance for a seat! Eventbrite Link Here
Virtual Screening on 5/24
The virtual screening option will begin at 6:30 p.m. Please register in advance for virtual optionEventbrite Link Here
We hope you will share in this exciting opportunity with us!
MPH Spirit Wear Supports the PA
Last Day to Order is Sunday!

The MPH Parents’ Association is happy to provide a pop-up store with MPH gear that will be delivered to and distributed by the PA, saving you on shipping fees! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Parents’ Association.

Included here are a just a few samples of available items. Check out the store to see the full selection.

The shop is open until April 30, with the items being delivered approximately 4 weeks after the shop closes. 

If you have any questions, please contact Theresa Heath at teehee_esq@hotmail.com.

Stock up on gear and help out the Parents’ Association!

Thank you!

The MPH Parents’ Association Leadership Team 
Summer Programs Registration is Open!

The MPH 2023 summer brochure is now available for viewing and registration is open!

We are excited to offer a variety of programs this summer for entering grades PreK-12.

Questions? Please call the Summer Program office at 315.446.2452.
MPH Apparel Store
NOTE: The only option for delivery of these orders is shipping to an address customers provide. There will be no orders from this store delivered to the school.

The official Manlius Pebble Hill clothing store is now live with a wide variety of selections for all sizes, genders, and ages. A couple key points:

  • It's an online store, but it's open for the whole year
  • We have two designs available now - a script Manlius Pebble Hill School and an "MPH" option; you'll see the selections in the drop-down menus for each item
  • We'll be adding designs throughout the year, so keep checking back - and check Snapshot - we'll let you know when we've got new items
MPH Model UN Brings Blood Drive
Back to Campus

The Red Cross will be at MPH on Thursday, May 11 courtesy of the MPHMUN team. Use the QR code to register and use the code "MPHMUN" to make your appointment.
MPH Seniors Recognized at Rugby Senior Night

The MPH-Syracuse Silver Hawks rugby connection was celebrated last week as MPH seniors Kate Chaffee and Maggie Stokes-Rees were honored as senior leaders on the Silver Hawks team. A number of MPH students play rugby in Syracuse. To sign up or inquire, visit CNY Rugby.
Sophomore to Perform
as Soloist
with Symphoria Youth Orchestra
Alexa Rose Battaglia, winner of the 2023 Symphoria Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, will perform Mozart’s Concerto No. 3 in G Major as a soloist with the Symphoria Young Artists Orchestra on Sunday, May 7, at 3:30 pm.

Ticket information can be found here.
MPH PA Collecting Outgrown MPH Gear

The MPH Parents’ Association is collecting MPH T-shirts and gear kids have outgrown or no longer use. Some will be used to make a T-shirt quilt for the Spring Gala’s silent auction, the rest will be available on Red and White Day (May 12) at no cost. 

Please look through closets and drawers and help us out! We will be collecting through Red and White day. There is a drop off bin near the campus shop. 

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