We hope to see all parents next Thursday (April 17) for spring Parent-Teacher Conferences. They will be held between the hours of 12 and 7 p.m., which includes a one-hour extension to accommodate more working parents.
Kindergarten and first-grade students visited Fitness Pointe in Munster, Indiana, for a special program designed for early childhood health and fitness. Fit Trip is a two-hour educational fitness field trip during which students rotate through cardiovascular, muscle strengthening, relaxation and nutrition activities.
Junior Jeffrey Eichinger placed fifth in engineering graphics as the WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering) team competed at the state finals Monday at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Join author Joe Ziemba for a humorous look at the Chicago Cardinals and the wacky early days of professional football, plus stories of the treasured history of Morgan Park Military Academy football, highlighting the years when Ziemba's father was head football coach and athletics director.
Upper School students ended the last day of classes before Project Week on March 13 with a carnival of colors in celebration of the Hindu festival of Holi. The holiday includes a free-for-all with people of all ages playfully chasing and decorating each other with brightly colored, dry powders.
Each year, MPA sixth-graders participate in the popular and challenging Chicago History Fair, researching and presenting their first long-form research project. The three-part project is an important lesson in learning to manage the process of large assignments. Besides creating their museum-like exhibits, students completed summary statements and annotated bibliographies.
Dozens of Upper School students came together under the direction of senior Abby Raser and junior Amber Payne last weekend for our annual Dance for Life charity show, raising nearly $4,500 for HIV/AIDS care, education, and prevention.