Middle School Advantage Night: The Wonder Years

2018-08-23T10:34:29-05:00

Middle School families interested in learning more about grades 5-8 at Morgan Park Academy are encouraged to attend "Middle School Advantage Night: The Wonder Years" on Wednesday, March 11. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Mancini Library, which is on the second floor of Alumni Hall on the east side of our campus quad. Discover how MPA's small, discussion-based classes; approachable, relatable teachers, and perspective-widening, global focus prepare students for success in high school, college, and beyond. MPA faculty will discuss: • creating opportunities designed to help Middle School students thrive intellectually, socially, physically, and emotionally; • enabling [...]

Middle School Advantage Night: The Wonder Years2018-08-23T10:34:29-05:00

Students Present 13th Annual Dance For Life Show

2018-08-23T10:33:39-05:00

Please join us March 6-7 at 7:00 p.m. for Dance for Life, our annual charity dance show. Dance for Life is in its 13th year at Morgan Park Academy as a student-run fundraiser for AIDS awareness, treatment and prevention, and the Dance for Life foundation. All proceeds go directly to the Dance for Life foundation. The evening features various genres of dance including: hip hop, ballet, modern, tap, jazz, Bollywood and other folk dance. Students participating are trained and non-trained dancers from both the MPA community and outside. The evening will also feature a special performance by MPA faculty and staff! [...]

Students Present 13th Annual Dance For Life Show2018-08-23T10:33:39-05:00

WYSE Team Wins Big at Regionals

2018-08-23T10:32:41-05:00

Morgan Park Academy's WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) team began its postseason push with a dominant performance, finishing first in Division 300 by a wide margin in the regional tournament at the University of St. Francis in Joliet on Feb. 13. Teaming up to advance to next month's sectional round were Divya Avula, Shreya Chandra, Khalil Clay, Madison Delaney, Jeffrey Eichinger, Berat Gulecyuz, Ahad Hashmi, Daniel Jesuthasan, Hiba Katerji, Arej Kazi, Alana Lay-Phillips, Augustine Liu, Tayler Malecki, Savi Rathi, Daevin Salwan, Amar Shabeeb, Pramukh Sreerama, Bella Tillman, Maria Ulayyet, and Frank Zhang. Competing in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering [...]

WYSE Team Wins Big at Regionals2018-08-23T10:32:41-05:00

MPA Hosts K-8 Chess Tournament

2018-08-14T12:35:02-05:00

MPA welcomed 102 students from more than a dozen local schools for a K-8 chess tournament on Friday, Feb. 13. Divided by age into four divisions, the tournament featured individual and team awards as well as a prize for each player, many of whom were competing in their first chess tournament! Congratulations to the 19 Lower School and Middle School students who represented MPA: Angela Aguilar, Miles Beachum, Caeden Cooper, Christian Cunningham, Andrew Delaney, James Gray, Deniz Gulecyuz, Tyr Jacques, Aidyn Jones, Saanvi Malkani, Jayda Matthews, Hayden McClellan, Jordyn McCoy, Quentin McCoy, Liam Murray, Alex Norrington-Reaves, Leo Panozzo, Heaven Payton, and [...]

MPA Hosts K-8 Chess Tournament2018-08-14T12:35:02-05:00

Lower School Preview: Curriculum Kaleidoscope – Wednesday, Feb. 25

2018-08-23T10:31:38-05:00

Parents of current and prospective students entering preschool through fourth grade next fall are invited to preview our 2015-2016 Lower School curriculum at the annual Curriculum Kaleidoscope Night on Wednesday, February 25, at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP by calling 773-881-6700. Morgan Park Academy engages the whole child, inspires the independent learner, and prepares the global leader of tomorrow to make a positive difference in the world. Our elementary grades provide an education that is both challenging and nurturing, developing students' heads, hearts, and hands. Learning flourishes in environments where students are encouraged to go beyond the normal classroom routine to explore their intellectual [...]

Lower School Preview: Curriculum Kaleidoscope – Wednesday, Feb. 252018-08-23T10:31:38-05:00

Model UN Club Travels to University of Chicago Conference

2018-08-23T10:30:11-05:00

Nineteen Upper School students took part in one of the biggest Model UN conferences in the nation, traveling with Mr. Atencio and Mr. Kenenitz to the Model United Nations of the University of Chicago on Feb. 5-8. Teaming up to represent Malaysia and Swaziland were Divya Avula, Hannah Branit, Shreya Chandra, Theo Covello, Madi Delaney, Jayneal Jimenez, Daniel Kim, Alana Lay-Phillips, Isabella Mourgelas, Vincent Oganwu, Sabrina Rathi, Savi Rathi, Ben Rosen, Davey Salwan, Kirsten Schmidt, Amar Shabeeb, Pramukh Sreerama, Maria Ulayyet, and Gregory Wittenberg. Model UN is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about civics, current events, [...]

Model UN Club Travels to University of Chicago Conference2018-08-23T10:30:11-05:00
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