More than 240 parents, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends gathered on Nov. 8 to celebrate and support Morgan Park Academy at the Annual Fund Gala, raising $200,000 for student programs, faculty professional development, financial assistance, and facilities improvements.
MPA seniors caught the eye of schools such as George Washington, Case Western, Tulane, and Loyola Chicago at a recent downtown college admissions forum, earning early offers of admission as part of the Chicago Scholars program.
Upper School students attended a lecture Wednesday by Dr. Mateo Farzaneh, a professor of Islamic World and Middle Eastern History at Northeastern Illinois University, learning about the development and rise of the extremist group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Spend an Evening with the NBC Chicago Fire TV Show Screen Writer and Cast Member!
As part of the Scholastic book fair festivities, The Parents Association has invited screenwriter and Deputy District Chief Steve Chikerotis to discuss his TV show and his new book. Food, wine and beverages will be provided. Chicago Police officer Jim Padar will also address the audience regarding his book.
Join us for a fun day with your grandchildren or special friends. Please share this invitation! You can RSVP using this invitation or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to email us if you have questions.
Schedule of the Day 8 a.m. - Grandparents arrive/register - Coffee and danishes served and Book Fair is open
8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Presentations by Students
8:45 - Video Presentation
9 a.m. - Classroom Visits
10:15 a.m. Book Fair or Tour of Morgan Park Academy in Alumni Hall (optional)