The Country Day curriculum is a balanced exploration of the math-sciences, the humanities, and the arts. Students can choose to participate in a wide variety of art programs from visual arts to music to drama.
Middle and Upper School students can participate in comedy and straight drama as well as improvisation.
2021 HIGHLIGHTS IN THE ARTS
A 2020 chain crafted collaboratively by students in the metals studio.
Messages of kindness and hope stenciled on the sidewalks around campus by upper school students.
Elegant, glossy black keepsake boxes produced by middle schoolers in the woodworking studio.
Upper School artists’ Abstract Self-Portraits displayed in the library that represent their personalities, followed by more traditional digital renderings of themselves using Google Drawings and Adobe Photoshop.
Bucket drumming added to lower schoolers’ musical repertoire.
Pandemic Photographs as documented by photography students.
Monster Mugs and “mugshots” were created by ceramics students and shared around campus.
“Just go for it! Country Day has so many fabulous offerings outside of the classroom- music, art, athletics, drama… it is possible for students to excel academically and participate in extracurriculars at this highest level…” - Music Department Chair, Katie Antis
List of 11 members.
Arts Department Chair, Middle and Upper School Band & Orchestra Director
Middle School and Upper School Visual Arts Teacher/ Upper School Advisor
Lower School Visual Arts Teacher
Art Department, Metals
Lower School Music Teacher
Middle and Upper School Drama Specialist, MIddle School DEI Co-Facilitator
Middle and Upper School Visual Arts Teacher
Visual Arts Teacher
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.
Country Day accepts qualified students without regard to race, color, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national or ethnic origin.