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Daniel Braverman ‘20 – Manlius Pebble Hill School

Daniel Braverman ‘20 – Manlius Pebble Hill School

This edition of Student Spotlight shines on Manlius Pebble High's Daniel Braverman. MSON classes have been some of my favorites throughout high school. They gave me the great opportunity to learn and explore topics not available in my school’s curriculum. More...

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Special Edition: Preparing for COVID-19

Special Edition: Preparing for COVID-19

As some of you prepare for possible school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that many of your administrative and  IT teams are already laying plans and applying their expertise to this challenge. We hope to be a resource for you in that...

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Wade Lanum – Brownell Talbot School

Wade Lanum – Brownell Talbot School

This edition of Teacher Spotlight shines on Brownell Talbot's Wade Lanum. Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School is the only independent preschool through grade 12 school in the state of Nebraska. With graduating classes usually in the mid-thirties and an Upper...

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A Global Crisis Brings Our Community Together

A Global Crisis Brings Our Community Together

Dear MSON Community,   In just a few days, our work at MSON has grown to encompass a new project: helping our schools prepare for possible school closures related to the COVID-19 virus. So many across the network have reached out to help one another—a perfect example...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

The spring semester in MSON is always exciting for me, and not only because our 191 students across 18 courses are embarking on new learning experiences—or because we release our Course Catalog with MSON’s offerings for the next year. It’s also because I’m thinking...

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Dean Masullo – University School of Nashville

Dean Masullo – University School of Nashville

I’ve been teaching British, American, and World Literature at University School of Nashville for the past eleven years, as well as directing a number of Independent Studies on subjects that range from Queer Cinema to the history of American popular music. I’m also the...

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Rob Dubinski ’20 – Severn School

Rob Dubinski ’20 – Severn School

This edition of Student Spotlight shines on Severn School's Rob Dubinski. One of the best academic decisions I have made throughout my high school career was deciding to take my two MSON courses, Data Structures and Design Patterns and Multivariable Calculus. Both of...

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Joyce Lazier – Canterbury School

Joyce Lazier – Canterbury School

This edition of Teacher Spotlight shines on Canterbury School's Joyce Lazier. If a bag existed that could function as a portable uterus, would this be a good thing? This is a question I’d never considered even in my ethics class, but I got to wrap my brain around this...

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Our MSON Teachers Are a Special Breed

Our MSON Teachers Are a Special Breed

Writes one student: “The most valuable part of this class was the teacher…I could think of no better man to teach a course on this subject.” Comments another: “The teacher was always open to questions and encouraged us to act like we were in a real classroom, for...

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Siyun (Nancy) Wang ’20 – The Prairie School

Siyun (Nancy) Wang ’20 – The Prairie School

I have really enjoyed the three (soon to be four) MSON courses I’ve taken because they are definitely challenging and focus on things one wouldn’t normally learn in a regular high school setting; they’re more like college courses. Class discussions are fun, the...

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Jocelyn Rodgers – Maret School

Jocelyn Rodgers – Maret School

I'm teaching two different semester MSON chemistry courses - Intro to Organic Chemistry and Advanced Topics in Chemistry - for the first time this year. I've found the chance to expose students to topics in chemistry not often taught at the high school level to be...

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