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MMI purchases six circuit drawing pens with Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance grant from Onvo

MMI Preparatory School purchased six Circuit Scribe drawing pens and additional refills with a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance grant received from Onvo.

The Circuit Scribe conductive ink pen, which contains actual liquid silver, offers instructors an innovative way of teaching how electricity and electronics work and gives students an immersive, hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) experience.

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Jillian McGeehin will represent MMI at Poetry Out Loud regional competition

MMI Preparatory School sophomore Jillian McGeehin, the daughter of Larry and Amy McGeehin of Sugarloaf, won the School's Poetry Out Loud competition and will represent MMI at the regional competition.

Sophomore Annabel Dobash, the daughter of Gregory and Stacey Dobash of Mountaintop, was the runner-up. MMI English instructor Jennifer Novotney served as the faculty advisor.

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Community Bank, N.A. makes $5,000 EITC donation to MMI Preparatory School

MMI Preparatory School recently received a $5,000 contribution from Community Bank, N.A. through the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program to go toward need-based scholarships at the school.

MMI Director of Advancement Kim McNulty said, “On behalf of everyone at MMI Preparatory School, I’d like to thank Community Bank, N.A. for their generous contribution. Since 2005, MMI students have received nearly $3.8 million in scholarship support thanks to the contributions of many area companies. Support of MMI through the EITC or OSTC programs will help MMI’s efforts to make our educational experience available to the most capable students regardless of their financial circumstances.”

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MMI senior Marcus Danchision commits to Lehigh University

MMI Preparatory School senior Marcus Danchision (seated center) will continue his baseball and academic career at Division I Lehigh University. Also pictured are, seated, from left: parents Daniel Danchision and Wendy Danchision. Standing: MMI Head of School Justin Kleinheider, MMI Head Baseball Coach Ryan Jastremsky, sister Melana Danchision, and MMI Athletic Director Vincent Vella.

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Parents and children invited to learn more about an MMI education at Visitation and Entrance Exam Day on Nov. 14

Parents and children are invited to learn more about an MMI education at the Visitation and Entrance Exam Day on Saturday, November 14 beginning at 9 a.m. on the MMI campus at 154 Centre Street in Freeland. Registration is required and is limited to the first 25 students.

Visitation and Entrance Exam Day gives parents and students in grades 6 through 12 an opportunity to explore the school’s admissions process and meet other families who are also making an MMI decision.

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MMI Preparatory School honors the Class of 2020 at 128th commencement ceremony

MMI Preparatory School honored the Class of 2020 during its 128th commencement ceremony on Tuesday, July 7. Seniors received their diplomas from MMI Head of School Justin Kleinheider and Chairman of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors John H. Hersker '76.

The ceremony was held in the MMI Gymnasium and was available via a live stream on MMI’s website for anyone to watch.

This year’s graduating class of 28 seniors were accepted at more than 79 percent of the colleges they applied to and amassed more than $7.6 million in merit scholarships and awards.

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MMI recognizes student athletes during 2020 Athletic Awards virtual ceremony

MMI Preparatory School recently held a virtual 2020 Athletic Awards ceremony to honor student athletes and their achievements during the 2019-2020 school year.

MMI Head of School Justin Kleinheider opened the program with welcoming remarks and announced the award winners. During the ceremony, athletes received awards in the MVP, Most Improved, and Coach's Award categories and varsity letter recipients were recognized. Although the boys' varsity tennis, varsity baseball and varsity softball seasons were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kleinheider recognized all those athletes and their coaches for their outstanding work in the preseason and congratulated senior Alexander Jordan, who will continue his baseball career in college.

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MMI team places third in Pennsylvania Foundation for Free Enterprise Stock Market Game

A team of five MMI Preparatory School eighth grade students placed third in the Foundation for Free Enterprise's statewide Stock Market Game.

Robert Orbin, Nathaniel Neidlinger, Ethan Lloyd, Leo Zvonik, and Corrigan Nolasco finished third in Pennsylvania and first in the east region with a relative return of 23.11 percent above the performance of the S&P 500 index, which measures the stock performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States.

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MMI students are continuing their education with online classes and capstone assessments

When it was announced that all Pennsylvania schools must close, MMI Preparatory School quickly adapted to an online learning schedule that focused on keeping its students engaged and connected to a sense of normalcy despite the uncertain times.

MMI Head of School Justin Kleinheider noted that students are continuing their fourth quarter studies with online course work in core subjects and capstone assessments.

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MMI Preparatory School to honor Class of 2020 and support medical professionals

MMI Preparatory School will be participating in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) statewide program to light up stadiums and campuses in honor of the Class of 2020 and all first responders to COVID-19.

As part of the effort, MMI will light up its soccer field scoreboard and the lights in the courtyard tomorrow evening, Friday, April 17, between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to honor all Class of 2020 students as well as all doctors, nurses and first responders on the front line of COVID-19. The scoreboard will read 20-20 in honor of the graduating class.

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Rachael Betz uses 2019-2020 Science National Honor Society grant to fund award-winning research project on respiratory distress caused by vaping

MMI Preparatory School sophomore Rachael Betz earned a First Award and perfect score and was recognized with an Excellence Award in Microbiology at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Regional Competition at Wilkes University on Feb. 29 after receiving MMI’s 2019-2020 Science National Honor Society grant that she used to fund her research project on the respiratory distress caused by vaping.

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Three MMI seniors receive Scholastic Writing Awards

Three MMI Preparatory School seniors received recognition in the Scholastic Writing Awards.

Adam Tron won a Gold Key in the Personal Essay & Memoir category for “The Dichotomy of Masculinity and Femininity” and will advance to the national awards competition. Gold Keys are awarded to the very best works submitted to Region-at-Large programs and are automatically considered for national-level recognition.

Paige Machulsky received an Honorable Mention in Poetry for “A Tourist’s Sehnsucht” and Maya Rizkalla was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Critical Essay category for “Police Brutality.”

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MMI announces Geography Bee winner

Eighth grade student Caylee Herseim won first place in MMI’s school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee and will move on to compete for the chance to represent MMI in the Pennsylvania State GeoBee. Fellow eighth grader Nathaniel Neidlinger was the runner-up in the contest.

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MMI announces “Best of the Best” winner for the first semester

Senior Benjamin Putnam captured first place in MMI Preparatory School’s “Best of the Best” competition for the first semester of the 2019-2020 academic year. As part of the biannual competition, 10th and 12th grade students delivered presentations during an all-school assembly. Ninth and 11th grade students will make their presentations in the second semester.

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  1. MMI announces winners of sixth grade science fair
  2. Fifty-nine MMI students earn top 10 awards at FBLA regionals and 38 advance to FBLA State Leadership Conference
  3. Parents can explore all the benefits of an MMI education for their children at Visitation Day January 11 and register for the January 25 Entrance Exam
  4. MMI using $500 ExxonMobil grant to purchase a new 3D printer
  5. MMI announces 2020 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar ambassadors
  6. MMI Upper School Drama Club to present An Evening of One Act Comedies V Friday and Saturday
  7. MMI holds annual Founder’s Day ceremony
  8. MMI English instructors attend National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention
  9. MMI students finish third in King’s College Math Contest
  10. MMI announces 2019-2020 First Quarter Honor Roll
  11. MMI Visitation Night on November 13 will show parents how an MMI education maximizes their child’s potential
  12. MMI honors 2019 Harvest Dance king and queen
  13. MMI announces Students of the Quarter for first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year
  14. MMI senior Benjamin Putnam advances to Poetry Out Loud regional competition
  15. Parents and students can explore all the benefits of an MMI education at Visitation Night on November 13
  16. MMI students complete community service projects on third annual Athena Ford ’01 Day of Service
  17. MMI Parents Association to host annual Harvest Bingo on Sunday, October 20
  18. Eleven MMI students selected to attend Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week
  19. MMI offering 17 fun-filled summer camps for all area students starting June 24
  20. MMI announces 2018-2019 second semester Head of School List
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