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.

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

July 20 - Middle and High School Book Sales Begin

IMPORTANT NOTE: Schedules and class placements are SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Class placements will be finalized on August 9 at 2:00 p.m.

July 20 - Middle and High School Book Sales Begin

IMPORTANT NOTE: Schedules and class placements are SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Class placements will be finalized on August 9 at 2:00 p.m.

July 22-30 - Senior Portraits with TCPics

July 27 and 29 - High School Parking Reservations

July 30-31 - Senior Spots Painting

August 2 - High School 101 and PMI, 9:00 a.m.

August 3 - Lower School 101, 9:00 a.m.

New students and parents meet with Dr. Davis

August 3 - Lower School 101, 9:00 a.m.

New students and parents meet with Dr. Davis

August 6 - Middle School 101 Eagle Experience, 9:00 a.m.

For new students and all rising sixth graders

August 6 - Middle School 101 Eagle Experience, 9:00 a.m.

For new students and all rising sixth graders

August 6 - K-Day, 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Meet the teachers event for all new and current rising Kindergarteners. Parent meeting with Head of Lower School Dr. Davis.

August 6 - K-Day, 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Meet the teachers event for all new and current rising Kindergarteners. Parent meeting with Head of Lower School Dr. Davis.

August 6 - Preschool and TK Meet and Greet, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

All PreK and TK parents and students, new and current, will meet the teachers.

August 6 - Preschool and TK Meet and Greet, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

All PreK and TK parents and students, new and current, will meet the teachers.

August 9 - Back-2-School Bash

Meet the Teachers and Info Fair: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
MPCS Family Celebration: 6:00-7:30 p.m., Catherine Steele Sewell Stadium

August 9 - Back-2-School Bash

Meet the Teachers and Info Fair: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
MPCS Family Celebration: 6:00-7:30 p.m., Catherine Steele Sewell Stadium

August 11 - First Day of School

No late start, school begins at 7:50 a.m.

August 11 - First Day of School

No late start, school begins at 7:50 a.m.

August 11 - Welcome Wagon, 7:30-8:15 a.m.

For new families; Location TBD
(previously "Head of School" breakfast)

August 11 - Welcome Wagon, 7:30-8:15 a.m.

For new families; Location TBD
(previously "Head of School" breakfast)

August 13 - High School Beach Bash, 5:45-7:00 p.m.

August 16 - PreK and Lower School Parent Orientations

Grades PreK-2, 5:30-6:30 p.m., classrooms
Grades 3-5, 6:45-7:45 p.m. , classrooms

August 16 - PreK and Lower School Parent Orientations

Grades PreK-2, 5:30-6:30 p.m., classrooms
Grades 3-5, 6:45-7:45 p.m. , classrooms

August 17 - High School Parent Orientation, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

August 17-18 - School Pictures (all grades)

High school students wear chapel uniform both days.

August 17-18 - School Pictures (all grades)

High school students wear chapel uniform both days.

August 19 - Middle School Parent Orientation, 6:30 p.m.

Kristi Lynn Theatre, Murray Arts Center

August 19 - Middle School Parent Orientation, 6:30 p.m.

Kristi Lynn Theatre, Murray Arts Center

August 20 - Blue & Black Bash

Country Western/Cowboy Pre-Game Tailgate, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
MPC Football vs. Lakeview home game at 7:30 p.m.

August 20 - Blue & Black Bash

Country Western/Cowboy Pre-Game Tailgate, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
MPC Football vs. Lakeview home game at 7:30 p.m.


Summer Book Club

Lower school children are invited to join Head of Lower School Dr. Deborah Davis for our Lower School Summer Book Club on specified Monday mornings, 9:00-10:00 a.m., in June and July. Enjoy a time of reading and gardening in the lower school garden. Please RSVP using the link below.

Register for Summer Book Club