Parents' Association

Welcome to the Parents' Association

The Parents’ Association’s mission is to foster and promote Country Day’s vibrant learning environment through parental participation in a variety of activities and events that generate resources for the school for the direct benefit and education of our children. Whether through fundraising, community service, or school spirit, the Parents’ Association offers many opportunities for parents to contribute their diverse and wonderful talents to our innovative school community.
 
Please check out our list of upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and Parents' Association Meetings enclosed below. 

Upcoming Events

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  • New Country Day Pin Released! Click Here

    The Country Day bell is a beloved symbol of our school. The PA is proud to offer a newly released pin designed by local artist India Stewart to commemorate this time-honored tradition. Price per pin is $40. To place your order online, please visit the PA Boutique
  • Daisy Pins, Click Here

    A perfect gift for graduates or that special Cajun!  These beautiful daisies are the perfect size -- measuring 1.75 inches in diameter and are available in two finishes, gold plated and silver plated.  "Country Day" is engraved on the back of each daisy.

    Orders are going on now.  Price per daisy is $40.  To place your order online, visiting the PA Boutique.  To reserve your pin by check, download the order form by clicking here and return to the PA mailbox. Please contact Shannon Zink cell: 231-7240 with qustions.
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  • Office Depot and Office Max, Click Here

    Mention Metairie Park Country Day or give school code 70042322 at checkout and our school will receive 5% back in store credit.  
PARENTS’ ASSOCIATION CALENDAR 2020 - 2021

November 6 - PA Fan Dinner
November 9-12 Book Fair and Boutique
November 20 - Front Circle To Go (Get it here)
February 26 - Movie Night
March 13 - City Nights “Dream” 2021
March 15-18 Book Week
March 19, 2021 - Tennis Tournament
March 26, 2021 - BINGO!

April 17, 2021 - CD in the Oaks brought to you by Bayou Tree
 
Unfortunately, due to the current situation, the events on the calendar remain fluid so please stay tuned!

PA Board Meeting

August 27 - 12 pm To access the Zoom Meeting Click Here
November 4 - 8:15 am 
January 27 - 8:15 am 
March 24 - 8:15 am 
May 4 - 12:00 pm

 
2020-2021 PA Board

President
Andrea Caplan
504-339-3940 
Vice President 
Tara Luparello
504-583-3576
Treasurer
Amy Fernandez
504-214-4923 
Assistant Treasurer
Olivia Ventola
504-905-8445
Corresponding Secretary
Alecia Holinga
504-908-0693
Recording Secretary
Sharon Rivas
504-906-3778
Past President
Shannon Zink 
504-231-7240
Joint Committee Members
Heather Hays
310-770-3407
Sherri O’Bell
504-610-7196

2020-2021 Division Liaisons
 
LS Liaison
Lynn Isacks
214-684-9624
MS Liaison
Vivian Palmisano
504-905-4799
US Liaison
Sherri O’Bell
504-610-7196
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.