Sixth-Graders Exhibit History Fair Projects at State Expo


Sixth-graders India Lopez and Devin Otto rode their outstanding Chicago Metro History Fair projects all the way to Springfield, advancing to the State Expo at the Prairie Convention Center this month. MPA sixth-graders participate each year in this popular and challenging competition, 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. India's project on "The C.O.R.E. of Chicago's Civil Rights Movement" and Devin's project on "Ellis S. Chesbrough: Eminent Engineer of Excrement Elimination" were among four [...]

Sixth-Graders Exhibit History Fair Projects at State Expo2018-07-20T13:11:46-05:00

Wellness Walk Participants Rack Up the Miles


When the last pair of sneakers had been put away (for now) and the last number had been crunched, the final total was pretty eye-popping: The Morgan Park Academy community walked, jogged, and ran a combined 18,200 miles during our Wellness Walk fitness challenge this school year. That's three-quarters of the way around the world!   MPA students, families, alumni, faculty, and staff counted their mileage from September to May, with the faculty and staff team leading the way with 6,371 miles. MPA family members totaled 3,757 miles, and Middle School students placed third in the team standings with 2,433 miles. [...]

Wellness Walk Participants Rack Up the Miles2020-10-29T13:23:16-05:00

Spring Sports Awards 2015


Jack Anderson, Adil Mian, and Analiese Sori 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 26. Analiese, Isis Rodriguez, and Breeanna Schmidt were recognized as all-ISL players. Sam Bell, Khalil Clay, Adam Cvik, Jeffrey Eichinger, Ahad Hashmi, Olivia Kamin, Andrew Nelson, Julian Northcross, Vincent Oganwu, Khobi Price, Ben Rosen, Brandon Williams, and Shelby Williams also received individual awards. 2015 Varsity and Junior Varsity Spring Sports Awards BASEBALL Varsity MVP: Jack Anderson Coaches' Award: Julian Northcross Most Improved: Ben Rosen Crane J. D'Louhy Award: Khobi [...]

Spring Sports Awards 20152018-07-20T13:18:39-05:00

Middle School Students Selected for Student Representative Council


Congratulations to the Middle School students selected for our 2015-2016 Student Representative Council!   Interested students in grades 5-7 submitted letters of application and interviewed with a Middle School faculty committee, which selected the following representatives:   Fifth-graders: Josh Bell, Celia Echols, DJ King, Coltrane McRae, Joe Patel, Hannah Sipich   Sixth-graders: Andrew Delaney, India Lopez, Katie Manning, Kenneth Muhammad, Lizzie Patel, Rachel Sheppard   Seventh-graders: Soraya Burton, Matthew Dwyer, Eliza Faeh, Maya Kamin, Avery Schwartz, Charisma Shirley   This council of students elected the following officers:   Eliza Faeh, president Lizzie Patel, vice president Rachel Sheppard, secretary India Lopez, historian

Middle School Students Selected for Student Representative Council2018-08-14T12:33:21-05:00

Literary Magazine 2015


Morgan Park Academy is pleased to announce that Impressions, MPA's student literary magazine, is back in circulation! This year's edition is filled with poems, photographs, excerpts from short stories, and original art pieces produced by students in our Middle School and Upper School during the 2014-2015 school year. The immense talent these students possess can be seen on every page. Thank you to all the students and faculty who worked to revive this honored part of MPA's history. We hope you enjoy this edition of our magazine so much that you--as we--eagerly anticipate our next publication in Spring 2016! Impressions - 2015 Literary [...]

Literary Magazine 20152018-07-20T13:13:54-05:00

National Junior Honor Society Inducts New Members


Congratulations to the newest members of the National Junior Honor Society! Our new class was inducted May 21. Vanessa Awuve Robert Coats III Jillian Dunlap Annika Echols Samaria Harris Maya Kamin Ethan Jorjorian Connor McGrath Reese McMullen Olga Mourgelas Andrew Ortiz Avery Schwartz Kaylin Searles

National Junior Honor Society Inducts New Members2018-08-14T12:33:26-05:00

End-of-Year Schedule of Events


Schedule and information about 2015 end-of-year events for Morgan Park Academy parents, families, and guests. Trying to find your way? Directions, parking information, and our campus map are available here. Schedule of Events Friday, May 22, 2015 7:00 a.m. - Senior Breakfast - Dining Hall, Alumni Hall 3:30 p.m. - Senior Picnic 6:30-10:00 p.m. - Eighth-Grade Dinner - Beverly Country Club Note: Parents are welcome to take photos from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015 8:00-9:30 a.m. - Eighth-Grade Parents Coffee - Mancini Library, Alumni Hall 6:30 p.m. - Senior Parents Farewell Reception - Mancini Library, Alumni Hall Monday, June 1, 2015 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. - [...]

End-of-Year Schedule of Events2019-02-22T23:42:51-06:00

Adopt a Bed in the MPA Garden!


Have a green thumb -- or want to develop one? Adopt a bed in our school garden this summer!   Families and friends of MPA are invited to join this new school program, which will run through the June-to-October planting season. Each participant (or group) will be assigned one large bed or two small square beds on a first-come, first-served basis. If you want to find a partner family to share with, that is totally fine. Once the beds are full, we will start a waiting list.   Please contact Sarah Haskins (email) ASAP to adopt a bed. Here’s how it [...]

Adopt a Bed in the MPA Garden!2018-07-20T13:30:34-05:00
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