Upper School Elects Student Council Reps


Congratulations to the Upper School students elected to our 2018-2019 Student Council! Officers President: Maya Lopez Vice President: Angela Cabrera Representatives Rising Seniors: Zara Hashmi, Connor Hu, Elijah Moss, Tim Rooney Rising Juniors: Sofia Clute, Abbey Haynes, Rebecca Perez Rising Sophomores: Andrew Delaney, Charles Hendon, India Lopez, Rachel Sheppard Note: Elections for freshman representatives will be held next fall.

Upper School Elects Student Council Reps2020-05-14T19:30:40-05:00

Snodell ’62 Named Commencement Speaker; Rathi ’84 to Receive Duchossois Award


Walter Snodell ’62 will deliver the commencement address and Board of Trustees chair Rajeev Rathi ’84 will receive the Richard L. Duchossois ’40 Integrity and Values Alumni Award at the Academy's 145th graduation exercises on June 9, 2018. "It will be an honor to have Mr. Snodell address the Class of 2018 and the MPA community," Head of School Mercedes Z. Sheppard said. "As a leader since his days at the Academy, he sets a tremendous example for our graduates and his experiences and insights will surely inspire them. I greatly look forward to welcoming him back to campus." After earning [...]

Snodell ’62 Named Commencement Speaker; Rathi ’84 to Receive Duchossois Award2019-04-09T16:04:20-05:00

MPA Students Attend Women in Science Conference


Four Morgan Park Academy students had a unique opportunity to explore potential careers in science and engineering at the 31st annual Science Careers in Search of Women conference at Argonne National Laboratory on April 19, 2018. MPA senior Noor Noghnogh and juniors Halle Berghoff, Maya Lopez, and Amaya McLachlan met Argonne’s world-class women scientists and engineers, attended career panel discussions and presentations, and toured science and engineering facilities across the lab.

MPA Students Attend Women in Science Conference2019-04-05T11:28:44-05:00

Science Standouts Finish in Top 3 at WYSE State Finals


Tony Tang and Adam Wu continued Morgan Park Academy’s history of success at the WYSE (Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering) state finals, placing second and third in Division 300, respectively, in physics on April 18, 2018, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Tony, a junior, and Adam, a senior, both had been to the state finals once previously and had been pushing themselves to come home with medals this year, said Upper School math teacher Jae eun Yoon, who coaches the WYSE team. "I am extremely proud of them," Yoon said. "Tony has been challenging himself since reaching states [...]

Science Standouts Finish in Top 3 at WYSE State Finals2019-03-14T13:05:10-05:00

Global Week 2018


One key part of Morgan Park Academy's global curriculum is a school-wide Global Week each March. Upper School and Middle School students and teachers come together outside the classroom to share a broader range of learning experiences focused on language and culture, service, and sustainability. Lower School students explore the world's countries and cultures closer to home. This year's experiences included trips to Central Europe, the Bahamas, southern Arizona, Gulf Coast Florida, and New York City; and local explorations of art collections, cooking, martial arts, and mosaic art and screen printing from March 19-23. Upper School Budapest, Vienna, and Prague History, [...]

Global Week 20182018-08-24T10:12:34-05:00

Eighth-Graders Honored at Student Leadership Breakfast


Four Morgan Park Academy students were among 13 local eighth-graders chosen to participate in the annual student leadership breakfast hosted at the Academy by Alderman Matt O'Shea, State Senator Bill Cunningham, and State Representative Fran Hurley on May 4, 2018. Celia Echols, Faiz Hashmi, D'J. King, and Hannah Sipich were selected by Middle School faculty for this honor. While all four students hold traditional leadership roles in their class, they also lead by example as positive, enthusiastic contributors to the MPA community. After a welcome by Ald. O'Shea and Rep. Hurley, the students worked in groups to debate several bills currently [...]

Eighth-Graders Honored at Student Leadership Breakfast2019-04-26T10:46:27-05:00
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