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Dear Members of the MPA Community, On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we are delighted to announce that Mercedes Sheppard will be Morgan Park Academy's next Head of School, effective immediately.
Ten alumni and one former coach have been selected from a pool of dozens of nominees for election to Morgan Park Academy's Athletic Walk of Fame and will be inducted in ceremonies at Homecoming on Sept. 27, 2014.
After seven years of service, James J. Mitchell '61 retired from the Board of Trustees. Rajeev Rathi '84 assumes the role of Board Chair.
Graduating seniors and other Upper School students received a host of annual awards at our 141st Commencement on June 6, 2014.
We celebrated our many wonderful parent and alumni parent volunteers at our annual volunteer appreciation dinner May 20.
Students and teachers celebrated some of the school year's top achievements with Upper School and Middle School awards on May 22.
Students entering Grades 2-12 next fall should read the following books over the summer.
Kunal Berry, Berat Gulecyuz, and Julian Northcross took home team MVP awards as we honored the best of the spring sports season with a varsity and junior varsity awards banquet on May 27.
Four MPA parents and alumni parents were recognized Tuesday as inaugural winners of the Thomas Malcolm Volunteer Award, named in honor of a teacher who has dedicated himself to MPA and its students for more than three decades.
Come help support our community by donating blood on Friday, May 23rd during MPA's Academy Day.
Our annual Lower School Spring Showcase on May 16 featured songs by Preschool and Fourth Grade and plays by Kindergarten and First Grade.
Congratulations to the Upper School students elected to serve in next year's Student Council.
From Rodgers & Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber to Sam & Dave and Disney's "Frozen," MPA bands and choral groups of all ages shined at our annual Spring Concert on May 1-2.
MPA sophomore Zara Singh is doing her part to spread the message of social inclusion and fight bullying, serving as a student ambassador for Chummies, a new company started by two local teachers that promotes those values with colorful, interlocking friendship bracelets.
Fifth-graders led the way as Coach O's seventh-grade advisory group collected 17,379 pennies ($173.79) for donation to PAWS Chicago in the Middle School's recent Power of the Penny fundraiser.
Parents should be aware that there has been a confirmed case of Strep Throat in the Middle School.

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