MPA kicked off a three-part Parent Education Series on Nov. 11 with a talk about teen substance abuse by Rachel Ridge, a licensed clinical social worker and certified alcohol and drug counselor with Rosecrance Health Network.
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).
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)
The Parents Association will host a Holiday Ornaments Decorating Party after morning drop-off on Friday, Dec 5. Join us at 8:15 in the dining hall alcove to help continue our annual tradition of great holiday ornaments for all grades.