WE'RE SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE!

Welcome to the Mount Paran Christian School family. We are so excited your family has chosen to join ours! We have organized this information in order to help answer your questions to begin the new school year with a smooth transition. Be sure to visit NEWS AND EVENTS in the top tab to see recent announcements and up-to-date news updates.

 

GETTING STARTED

Check out this general information to help prepare you for the first day of school.

FACILITIES ON CAMPUS
  • Murray Arts Center  
  • Mulkey Building (lower and middle school)  
  • Dozier Hall (high school)  
  • Sewell Cottage (preschool)  
  • Rowland Cabin  
  • Catherine Steele Sewell Stadium  
  • Knox Athletic Performance Center (training and weight room)  
EAGLE FAMILY TIPS

Learn more about how the different areas of school function during the school year.

GETTING INVOLVED

We encourage you to get involved in the life of our school. Visit the EAGLE LINKS page to join the Parent-Teacher Fellowship, the Eagle Backers (athletic boosters), the MPAC (arts boosters). You can also learn more on the Eagle Links page about Annual Fund and the Georgia GOAL program. 

STAY CONNECTED

Please visit EAGLE LINKS for all information pertaining to current families. Also check the NEWS AND EVENTS page for the latest information on upcoming school events and announcements. MPCS will also communicate with you through these methods:

  • Teachers will relay important classroom information through email, daily/weekly folders (grades PK-5), texts, and Google classroom.
  • Be sure to read the Weekly Word e-newsletter sent via email to families with all weekly updates.
  • Follow our social media pages for fast updates and photos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. You may also follow our other Twitter accounts for each school or area division.
  • When necessary, school-wide announcements will be sent via e-blast, texts, and phone messages.
  • MPCS also sends families the annual magazine, Wingspan, twice per year.

 

Still have questions? Feel free to call the admission office at 470-250-0008, and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have about getting started at MPCS. Welcome to the family!


Summer Checklist

Here’s a few items to help you prepare for the upcoming school year:

  • Complete registration and provide all required documentation to the Admission Office.
  • Sign up for MPCS Summer Programs.
  • Arrange placement testing for middle and/or high school course scheduling with the Admission Office.
  • Purchase uniforms (see Uniform Guide) - All high school students will be required to wear blazers for chapel this year.
  • Check the summer reading lists for rising grades 1-12.
  • Schedule a sports physical for students in grades 5-12 who will participate in MPC sports. Complete the parent consent forms and sports interest forms. (see Eagle Links)
  • Bookmark the school calendar on the website.
  • Mark your calendar for the 101 student orientations for your child’s grade level. (See key dates above.)
  • Mark your calendar for the Back-2-School Bash.
  • Plan to attend the Head of School Breakfast with Dr. Wiens at 8:00 a.m. on the first day of school.
  • Mark your calendar for Parent Orientation, which occurs in the first few weeks of school. (See key dates above.)
  • Join the Parent Teacher Fellowship each year.

 

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Each school year kicks off with a school-wide “Back-2-School Bash.” The traditional Back-2-School Bash for the 2021-2022 academic year is planned for August 9, 2021.

Formal grade-level orientations typically take place after school begins. See the KEY DATES below to add these important events to your calendar.


Head of School Roundtable

Welcome to the Mount Paran Christian School family! Dr. Tim Wiens invites you to meet with him in a small-group setting, where he will share the MPCS vision, review the partnership of home and school, and explain more about how our school operates. Most importantly, you’ll have a chance to ask questions and engage in a dialogue with the Head of School, school leaders, and fellow new MPCS families.

Thursday, August 19, 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, August 24, 12:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 26, 8:00 a.m.

Thursday, August 26, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, August 27, 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, August 31, 8:00 a.m. 

Tuesday, September 7, 8:00 a.m.

Please RSVP using the link below.  We are excited to meet you soon!

Register for a Head of School Roundtable


Athletics and Arts

For fall sports tryouts and participation form information, click here.

We encourage you to read the spring MPC Athletics newsletter about summer workouts. 

Be on the lookout for school emails concerning extracurricular arts opportunities for grades PK-12 in late July. 


Important Links

All important information for current MPCS families can always be found under Eagle Links at the top edge tab of our website.

In Eagle Links, you will find information on important details:

  • School Hours
  • Summer Reading
  • Sage Dining Program and Menus
  • School Clinic and Forms
  • Eagles Nest School Store
  • School Calendars
  • Transportation and Carpool Forms
  • Uniforms
  • Handbooks
  • Forms and Reservations Requests
  • Extracurricular Programs and Extended Day (Grades PK-8)
  • Textbooks and E-books
  • Lockers
  • Ways to Get Involved

2021-2022 MPCS Uniform Guidelines

Key Dates

Reminder for All Drivers on Campus

A friendly reminder to all drivers and visitors to campus to please respect the speed limit when on grounds, especially if arriving late to campus at morning drop off. The speed limit is 12 MPH, unless otherwise posted. Please help us keep the roadways safe for all of our students and staff. Thank you!

Reminder for All Drivers on Campus

A friendly reminder to all drivers and visitors to campus to please respect the speed limit when on grounds, especially if arriving late to campus at morning drop off. The speed limit is 12 MPH, unless otherwise posted. Please help us keep the roadways safe for all of our students and staff. Thank you!

October 18 - Freshmen Flight

Zoom Call, 7:00 p.m.

October 18 - Freshmen Flight

Zoom Call, 7:00 p.m.

October 18-27 - Preschool Donuts for Dad

October 18, 20, 22 - PK3
October 19 - TK
October 21, 25-27 - PK4

October 18-27 - Preschool Donuts for Dad

October 18, 20, 22 - PK3
October 19 - TK
October 21, 25-27 - PK4

October 19 - Lower School Parent Meeting

Zoom, 7:00 p.m.

October 19 - Lower School Parent Meeting

Zoom, 7:00 p.m.

October 19 - Mount Paran Arts Council Open Meeting

6:00-7:00 p.m., Choral Rehearsal Room, Murray Arts Center

October 19 - Mount Paran Arts Council Open Meeting

6:00-7:00 p.m., Choral Rehearsal Room, Murray Arts Center

October 21-23 - Middle School Musical "Peter Pan Jr."

October 22 - Men of Mount Paran, 7:00 a.m.

October 22 - Middle School Parent Coffee

8:00 a.m., Dining Hall Patio

October 22 - Middle School Parent Coffee

8:00 a.m., Dining Hall Patio

October 22 - PreK Community STEAM Day, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

West Cobb Regional Library

October 22 - PreK Community STEAM Day, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

West Cobb Regional Library

October 23 - Serve Saturday

October 25-29 - Homecoming Spirit Week

October 26-November 5 - Food Drive for MUST Ministries

October 26 - 50th Day of School

Kindergarten Celebration

October 26 - 50th Day of School

Kindergarten Celebration

October 29 - Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally

October 29 - Blue & Black Bash "Blackout" Pre-game Tailgate, 5:30-7:15 p.m.

7:30 p.m. MPC Football vs. NCCS

October 29 - Blue & Black Bash "Blackout" Pre-game Tailgate, 5:30-7:15 p.m.

7:30 p.m. MPC Football vs. NCCS

October 30 - Homecoming Dance

For High School Students

October 30 - Homecoming Dance

For High School Students