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Global Week 2024


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.

Global Week 20242024-04-04T17:23:25-05:00

Director of Admissions


Morgan Park Academy has an immediate opening for a full-time Admissions Director. The Admissions Director is a key driver in Morgan Park Academy’s recruitment and admissions strategy to enroll mission-appropriate students. The Admissions Director is responsible to and reports to the Head of School. Founded in 1873, Morgan Park Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent day school in Chicago dedicated to preparing students to pursue the highest levels of educational excellence with an emphasis on independent thinking and global leadership. Qualified candidates will have three or more years of experience with school admissions, excellent writing and communication skills, and a [...]

Director of Admissions2024-02-15T11:31:49-06:00

Learning From Failure


What would happen if we helped students flip their perspective on what they consider failure? Perhaps they haven’t failed. Maybe they just aren’t finished learning yet.

Learning From Failure2024-02-29T18:45:54-06:00

Teaching Kindness


Emotional intelligence and empathy are very much intertwined with understanding how to be kind, along with learning to acknowledge and appreciate peers’ unique strengths and ideas. Kindness includes encouraging students to walk in someone else’s shoes, being open to diversity, and tapping into another person’s feelings.

Teaching Kindness2024-02-29T18:40:46-06:00
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