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My Exchange Journey

Hectic, eventful or was it undeniably nerve-wrecking? I must say, the process and planning for my exchange program has been a bit of all of the above. 552 more words


Meet Our Teachers: Derek Smith

Derek Smith teaches English and Social Studies classes in the Upper School and is our Director of Service Learning. He is teaching American literature and consumer economics this school year, his sixth at… 731 more words

Upper School

Jumping into my Slovenian Exchange

Two years ago I was about to start my degree, contemplating whether/where to go on exchange. I had just finished my gap-year, during which I had travelled through Europe, and I was longing for a way to go back and stay longer. 363 more words

Global Studies

La Vida Buena en EspaƱa

Hola!! Tamara aqui.

I first visited Madrid two years ago, during a post-hsc euro trip. In love with the vibrancy, the urban blend of old and new, and the culture, I knew this was a city I could live in. 618 more words


Consumer Culture|Analysis|

The traditional values of Western societies generate under the influence of politics and the commercialization of culture. In some cases, we are blinded by the power structure of mass production and manufacturing, altering our mindset to fall into the consumer culture of a capitalist system. 664 more words

Summer Service Learning in Ecuador

Our journey into the Amazon rainforest was a long one: two flights, an eight-hour bus ride, and a boat ride before we reached the Minga Lodge on the Upper Napo River in northeast Ecuador. 523 more words

Global Studies

Summer Adventure at the Grand Canyon: Our Top 5 Moments

An important part of each student’s experience at Morgan Park Academy is tied to our mission to prepare the global leaders of tomorrow and our belief that learning can and should take place outside the classroom. 1,084 more words

Middle School