August 2020

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  • Aug
    4

    Middle School Parent Meeting 10:00 am

    Middle School Parent Meeting

    Please join us as we hear from Middle School Principal Paul Frantz on Tuesday, August 4 at 10 am. Mr. Frantz will share information on the start of school, health and safety, Country Day life, and much more. You will be able to submit questions ahead of time by using a link that will be sent out or ask them live during the meeting.
     
     
    The meeting will be recorded and posted in CD Connect for those who cannot attend.
  • Aug
    6

    New Faculty Orientation

  • New Faculty Orientation Lunch

    Root Beer Braised Short Ribs 
    Butternut Squash Hash (Vegan, GF)
    Mashed Potatoes (Vegetarian, GF)
    Roasted Broccoli (Vegan, GF)
    Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    7

    New Faculty Orientation

  • New Faculty Orientation Lunch

    White Bean & Chorizo Stew w/ Saffron
    Vegan Mac & Cheese (Vegan)
    Herbed Fingerling Potatoes (Vegan, GF)
    Paprika & Honey Roasted Carrots (Vegan, GF)
    Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    10

    Faculty Workshops

  • Faculty Workshops Lunch Menu

    Beef Lasagne
    Fresh Tomato Sauce Fettucine (Vegan)
    Sauteed Asparagus (Vegan, GF)
    Roasted Sweet Potatoes (Vegan, GF)
    Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    11

    Faculty Workshops

  • Faculty Workshops Lunch Menu

    Chicken Fried Rice w/ Egg (DF)
    Hawaiin Tofu & Rice (Vegan, GF)
    Pork & Vegetable Eggrolls
    Sweet & Sour Sauce (Vegan, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    12

    Faculty Workshops

  • Faculty Workshops Lunch Menu

    Red Beans & Sausage (DF)
    Veggie Red Beans (Vegan, GF)
    Brown Rice (Vegan, GF)
    Cornbread Muffins (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    13

    Faculty Workshops

  • Faculty Workshops Lunch Menu

    Chicken Cacciatore (DF, GF)
    Penne Pasta (Vegan)
    Spinach & Ricotta Veggie Lasagne (Vegetarian)
    Romano Cheese (Vegetarian, GF)
    Roasted Cauliflower (Vegan, GF)
    Garlic Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    14

    Faculty Workshops

  • Faculty Workshops Lunch Menu

    Steak Fajita Bowl (DF, GF)
    Cilantro Lime Rice (Vegan, GF)
    Chef Ashley's Baja Black Beans, Corn, & Rice (Vegan, GF)
    House Salsa (Vegan, GF)
    Corn (Vegan, GF)
    House Tortilla Chips (GF, Vegan)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    16

    Freshman Parent Orientation

  • Aug
    17
  • Lower School Orientation

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  • Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Beef Lasagne
    Vegetarian Entree: Fresh Tomato Sauce Fettucine (Vegan) & Roasted Sweet Potatoes (Vegan, GF)
    Roasted Broccoli (Vegan, GF)
    Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    Romano Cheese (Vegetarian, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • MS Parent Orientation

    Myra Bordelon
  • Aug
    18

    Lower School Orientation

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  • Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Chicken Fried Rice (DF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Hawaiin Tofu & Rice (Vegan, GF)
    Pork & Vegetable Eggrolls 
    Sweet & Sour Sauce (Vegan, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • US Book Talks

  • Aug
    19
  • Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Red Beans & Sausage (DF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Veggie Red Beans (Vegan, GF)
    Brown Rice (Vegan, GF)
    Cornbread Muffins (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    20

    Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Salisbury Steak
    Vegetarian Entree: Spinach & Veggie Ricotta Lasagne (Vegetarian)
    Beef Gravy
    Mashed Potatoes (Vegetarian, GF)
    Seasoned Corn (Vegan, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    21

    Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Chicken Cacciatore (DF, GF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Vegetarian Pizza (Vegetarian)
    Penne Pasta (Vegan)
    Romano Cheese (Vegetarian, GF)
    Roasted Cauliflower (Vegan, GF)
    Garlic Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    22

    Front Circle To Go

  • Aug
    24

    App Fest

  • Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Beef Taco Bowls (DF, GF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Chef Ashley's Fiesta Casserole (Vegetarian, GF) & Steamed Vegetable Medley (Vegan, GF)
    House Salsa (Vegan, GF)
    Corn (Vegan, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    25

    Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Chicken Wings (DF, GF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Curried Vegetables (Vegetarian) & Tomato Zucchini Focaccia (Vegan)
    BBQ Baked Beans
    Buffalo Sauce (Vegetarian, GF)
    Edamame in the Pod (Vegan, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • US Parent Night

  • Aug
    26

    Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya (DF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Vegan Jambalaya (Vegan, GF) & Sauteed Vegetables (Vegan, GF)
    Fried Okra (Vegetarian)
    Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • LS Parent Meeting

  • Aug
    27

    Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Chicken Tenders
    Vegetarian Entree: Fried Green Tomato Po Boys (Vegan) w/ House Remoulade (Vegetarian)
    Honey Mustard (Vegetarian, GF)
    Mac & Cheese (Vegetarian)
    Steamed Green Beans (Vegan, GF)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • PA Kick-off Meeting on Zoom

  • Aug
    28
  • Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Beef Bolognese (DF, GF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Tomato Basil Sauce (Vegan, GF)
    Penne Pasta (Vegan)
    Romano Cheese (Vegetarian, GF)
    Roasted Broccoli (Vegan, GF)
    Buttered French Bread (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)
  • Aug
    29
  • Student Leadership Retreat

  • Aug
    30

    Student Leadership Retreat

  • Aug
    31

    Lunch Menu

    Main Entree: Beef & Broccoli Teriyaki (DF)
    Vegetarian Entree: Roasted Chickpeas & Sweet Potatoes (Vegan, GF)
    Long Grain White Rice (Vegan, GF)
    Vegetable Eggrolls (Vegetarian)
    House Salad w/ Choice of Dressing (Vegan, GF)

2020-2021 Academic Year - Important Dates

Friday, August 14
MS/US Orientation

Monday, August 17
ECC and LS Orientation / MS/US First Day of School

Tuesday, August 18
ECC and LS Orientation
 
Monday, September 7
Labor Day
 
Monday, September 28
Yom Kippur
 
Wednesday, November 25 - Friday, November 27
Thanksgiving Break
 
Monday, December 21 - Friday, January 1
Winter Break
 
Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
 
Monday, February 15 - Friday, February 19
Mardi Gras Break
 
Monday, March 8
Professional Learning Day (Tentative)
 
Friday, April 2 - Friday, April 9
Spring Break
 
Saturday, May 29
Graduation
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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.