Welcome to Our New Faculty & Staff


Welcome to the new members of our faculty and staff who have joined the MPA family for the 2020-2021 school year! >> LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR FACULTY & STAFF Caris Cardona, Middle School Math In nearly three decades as an educator, Mrs. Cardona has served as a math and science teacher, curriculum coach, school principal, university supervisor, and national STEM director. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Purdue University, Gifted Education Certification from Miami University, an M.A. in Education Administration from Roosevelt University, and an Administrative License from Loyola University Chicago. Her service in the field of mathematics includes [...]

Welcome to Our New Faculty & Staff2020-09-08T15:28:31-05:00

Dream It, Build It, Do It


The Thrall Family Makerspace opens up a world of hands-on imagination, design, and exploration for students and teachers. The lower level of Hansen Hall has seen many changes over the decades, but the newest renovations might be the most exciting yet. Thanks to a $150,000 contribution from the family of Jerome Thrall ’44, the entire floor has been remodeled to create a makerspace for Morgan Park Academy students and teachers, opening up a series of interconnected spaces designed for imaginative, collaborative, and hands-on learning, building, and exploration. Opened in Fall 2018, the Thrall Family Makerspace contains resources and space for computers [...]

Dream It, Build It, Do It2020-08-21T11:54:32-05:00

Valedictory Address 2020 /// I Thought We Could


Equally passionate about academics, arts, athletics, service, and leadership, Celeste graduates as a member of the Cum Laude Society, National Honor Society, and French Honor Society. She also received the Martin Wolf Service Award. A native of Crown Point, Indiana, she plans to study neuroscience on a pre-med track at the University of Michigan. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Good morning, everyone! It feels nice to be finally reunited after a long, extended break. I guess it's reasonable to say that our current arrangement for graduation is a first. From whatever corner of the world you're watching this — whether it is on an [...]

Valedictory Address 2020 /// I Thought We Could2020-08-03T15:24:18-05:00
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