Welcome Country Day Alumni!

Welcome Home, Cajuns!

Now more than ever, we appreciate the community and connection that makes Country Day unique. From our exceptional and nurturing faculty and staff who form our foundation to our outstanding students and alumni, Country Day epitomizes genuine connection between and among our people. These connections and values endure well beyond graduation and through generations as we continue the Country Day Tradition.

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Jennifer LaCorte Marsiglia 1997
Director of Alumni Relations
alumni@mpcds.com | (504) 849-3114

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Alumni News

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Kenadi Maupin 2018

    Congratulations to Kenadi Maupin 2018 on being named one of Howard University's 2021 Patricia Roberts Harris Fellows! "The Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship is designed to support students who are committed to a future as global leaders." Thank you, Kenadi, for being a leader on campus and beyond!
  • RNA and Other Things


    When Dr. Mike Cotugno explained to me how the Moderna vaccine works, my eyes glazed over, a humanist brain unable to grasp the intricacies of the science that will be our deliverance. As an ex-Marine Dr. Mike is waging war against COVID on a number of fronts conducting studies on vaccines through an outfit called Benchmark Research. And like a good teacher he inspired me to do my homework, and my crude understanding is thus: the acid RNA, which comprises the basic material of the major vaccines in the trial is akin to the Greek god Hermes the messenger. Ribonucleic acid carries instructions to cells on how to produce proteins, and in the case of a vaccine, the RNA directs cells to fabricate a protein found on the surface of COVID 19. The body reacts by going into protection mode, producing antibodies to fight what it perceives as an invasive substance. Immunity results from what is essentially a parlor trick played on the body.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Blair Price 2010

    Blair Price was recently featured in Black Southern Belle. In her own words, "I want people to experience my voice through my home, and for me, the biggest part of that is referencing and celebrating my past."
  • Alumni Spotlight: Kevin McKee 2016

    As a mechanical engineering major at Louisiana Tech, Kevin McKee's facility protection tool, a jack slot cover for ICBM missile silo sites, was picked up by the US Air Force's Global Strike Command. Kevin's mother writes, "Country Day's unique approach to education created a foundation that has challenged, complemented, and enhanced his passion for all things mechanical."
  • Head of School-Elect Rob Hereford Appointed by Board of Trustees

    Board of Trustees Chair Rachael Gambel announced on October 7, 2020 the appointment of Rob Hereford as Metairie Park Country Day School’s 10th Head of School. Mr. Hereford’s tenure will begin on July 1, 2021, the 93rd year of the School. He will succeed Interim Head of School Ian Craig.
  • Around Campus

    Hello from Country Day! Check out some of what is happening on campus! From history lessons taking place on Founders' Terrace and English classes taking place in the beautiful picnic area to our Kindergarten classes reading in their new spaces and lots of happy faces all around, we are incredibly fortunate to have such vibrant spaces to learn and grow! #cajun4life
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Contacts

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    Mrs. Jennifer  Marsiglia 97

    Metairie Park Country Day School
    Director of Alumni Relations
    (504) 849-3114
    Metairie Park Country Day School
    Tulane Law School - J.D.
    Vanderbilt University - B.S.

Where Do Your Flags Fly For Country Day?

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    • Alumni Spotlight

      Jim Cummings 2005 wins with Thunder-Road

      Congratulations to Jim Cummings (2005) for winning the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for his short film, Thunder Road! The Prize is awarded to one film in the program of 72 short films selected from 8,712 submissions.

Upcoming Events

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300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005 (504) 837-5204
Established in 1929, Metairie Park Country Day School is a coed private school for New Orleans area students in early childhood through Grade 12. From the elementary grades through upper school, the care and cultivation of each child comes to life in our exciting academic program, creative arts, and competitive athletic offerings.

Notice of Non-DiscriminationBased on receipt of federal financial assistance through a Paycheck Protection Program loan administered through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) under the CAREs Act, the School acknowledges its obligation to prohibit discrimination, harassment, or retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, citizenship status, genetic information, handicap or disability in admissions, access, employment, tuition assistance, educational policies, or other school-administered student and employee programs and activities.  Questions regarding the School’s compliance with the application and administration of the School’s nondiscrimination policies should be directed Mike McGuire, Athletic Director (Title IX), mike_mcguire@mpcds.com, 504-849-3190, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005; Jen Sciortino, Director of Academic Excellence (Section 504), jen_sciortino@mpcds.com, 504-838-3304, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005; Bonnie LaGraize, Chief Financial Officer (Title IX and Section 504), bonnie_lagraize@mpcds.com, 504-849-3106, 300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005, or to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or to the SBA.  Please refer to the School’s SBA Non-Discrimination Compliance Policy on the School’s website for information on how to file complaints with OCR or the SBA.

This notice will remain in effect until the School has satisfied and paid off the SBA Paycheck Protection Loan.