We caught up with several members of the Class of 2018 to get their perspectives on their time at MPA as they get ready for graduation, college, and beyond.
Investor and entrepreneur Mike Bechtel '94 spoke to Upper School students about his college decision, his time in school, and how his MPA experience laid the foundation for future success.
MPA honored the best of the spring sports season with awards banquets for Upper and Middle School teams on May 23. 2018 Upper and Middle School Spring Sports Awards BASEBALL Upper School Warrior Award: Ben Rosen Most Improved: Tim Rooney Crane J. D’Louhy Award: Becky Perez Four-Year Award: Graham Alcorn, Brenden Fleming, Ben Rosen Middle School Maroon Team Warrior Award: Joshua Bell White Team Warrior Award: Justin Harris GIRLS SOCCER Upper School Warrior Award: Maya Lopez Most Improved: Kaihla Ozuruigbo-Anderson Middle School Maroon Team Warrior Award: Sheridan Harris White Team Warrior Award: Taylor Brooks BOYS TENNIS Upper School MVP: DeAngelo Fletcher [...]
Eighth-graders Brooke Anderson and Madison Miller rode their outstanding Chicago Metro History Fair projects all the way to Springfield, representing Morgan Park Academy at the state finals this month. MPA eighth-graders participate each year in this popular and challenging competition, researching and presenting a long-form research project. Over three months of work, students researched primary sources, including visiting the archives of the Chicago History Museum, and created museum-like exhibits, summary statements, and annotated bibliographies. Brooke's project on the Pullman porters and Madison's project on the so-called "Tylenol murders" of 1982 were among four selected by our faculty to represent MPA at [...]
From Beethoven to John Lennon to Disney, MPA bands and choral groups of all ages shined at our annual Spring Concert on May 16-17. Thursday's performance was preceded by a recital for students taking individual music lessons with Mrs. Carlson and Mr. Cantone. PHOTOS: SPRING CONCERT PHOTOS: MUSIC RECITAL VIDEO: SPRING CONCERT
"We strive to challenge those enrolled in this course to think critically about real-world problems while providing the technology and tools for a solution."
Nine alumni, one coach, and four teams have been selected from a pool of dozens of nominees for election to Morgan Park Academy's Athletic Hall of Fame and will be inducted in ceremonies at Homecoming on Sept. 22, 2018. Chosen by our selection committee to join the top athletes, coaches, and teams in MPA sports history were: John Kenfield ’11 Baseball, Basketball, Football, Tennis, Track & Field Philip Graver ’32 Football, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Track Peter Voss ’54 Football, Wrestling, Baseball Sara Deacon Hochhauser ’67 Volleyball, Field Hockey, Basketball James Roskelley ’68 Football, Basketball, Track, Baseball Fred Schuber ’68 Football, Basketball, [...]
Pre-Kindergarten, kindergarten, and first-grade students took center stage in our annual Early Childhood Showcase on May 10-11, 2018. PHOTOS - SEE FULL GALLERY VIDEOS PreK-3 PreK-4 Kindergarten First Grade