Monday, April 2, 2018

The unclaimed content of the Lost and Found bin located in the Phoenix student center will be donated to the Rescue Mission on Friday, April 6.

 Please check the Lost and Found bin for any missing item before Friday.

A Message from the MPH Native Plants Committee

Planting natives is crucial to helping keep our ecosystems intact. The MPH Native Plants Committee is working to bring some native plants to our campus. You can join us in planning or planting. Let us know if you want to get involved.

You can also help by planting a few natives this spring! Learn more from our local Wild Ones group - Habitat Gardening CNY (at

A great source for plants is The Plantsman, near Ithaca. Wild Ones also holds a plant sale every spring and fall.

Let me know if you need more information or if you want to get involved. Stirling Cousins -

Ten Great Natives that you can plant to help bees, butterflies and birds this year:

Sunflowers (Helianthus angustifolius)
Milkweed - (butterfly weed - Asclepias tuberosa and swamp milkweed - Asclepias incarnata) Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)
Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinqefolia)
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
Purple Coneflowers (Purple Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea and Pale Purple Coneflower - Echinacea pallida)
Elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)
Oak (Quercus species such as bur oak, red oak, white oak and chestnut oak)
Dogwoods (Cornus alternifolia and Cornus florida)

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Students Walk-Out

This week MPH students showed solidarity with the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school by signing a banner of support, and by holding a walkout and a memorial to the 17 victims of the shooting. Read the article in The Pebble:

(Photo by Teresa Henderson)

(Photo by Alex. Leclercq)

Friday, February 9, 2018

Winter Carnival

Next week is a spirit week leading to Winter Carnival on Friday 2/16. See bellow each day's challenge, come to school accordingly, and earn points for your class!

If you ordered a Winter Carnival T-shirt, you will be able to pick it up on Wednesday between 11:45 and 3:05 p.m. in the Phoenix student center (and after that at the campus shop).

Poster by Stewie F.