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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  • Message From Parents' Association President, Click Here

    Dear Parents,
     
    Welcome to the 2019-2020 Parents’ Association Year! We have an exciting schedule of events lined up for you and are ready to engage and energize our school community. For a full list of dates for your calendar, please visit the Parents’ Association webpage at www.mpcds.com/pa. You can also find all sorts of helpful links there -from our Charleston Wrap Fundraiser and Boxtops Campaign instructions, to Concession Stand and Volunteer Sign-Up links, and the PA Boutique.

    We kicked off our year by hosting the annual Ice Cream Social for New Families and Buddy Families. I'd like to give a giant thank you to Rania Khodr, the New Families Liaison, for a wonderful Ice Cream Social that was held right before school started. This is a Country Day tradition and Rania’s efforts made it a beautiful success. In addition to the Ice Cream Social, Rania can help answer questions new families may have and connect you with the right resources and departments within the school. 

    Our first open Board Meeting and Annual Volunteer Fair will be held on Wednesday, August 18th at 8:15 AM in Georges Art Gallery and Weinmann Auditorium. Please join us to hear exciting news about what’s in store for this school year and how you can participate! And, don’t miss our first Art Gallery Show Opening on August 29th at 6:00 PM. We would love for you to join us as we open this show featuring the works of parents and alumni. Light refreshments will be served.

    Our events would not happen without the support of our Country Day family. Thank you in advance for all that you will do to make everything a success over the coming year. Your time and talents are greatly valued and appreciated.

    Sincerely,
     
    Shannon Zink, Parents' Association President
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  • 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 2019-2020
 
August
28th  8:15AM                                      PA Volunteer Fair  
29th  6:00PM                                   Art Gallery Opening 
 
September
13th  6:00PM                                              Bingo Night
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October
5th 6:00PM                                      CD City Park Night
10th 6:00PM                                   Art Gallery Opening
23rd 8:15AM                                      PA Board Meeting 
 
November
8th 8:15AM                            Book Fair/Boutique Set up
10th-15th                                                  Book Fair/Boutique
14th 6:00PM                               Speaker Jarvis DeBerry
20th 10:00AM                                   Tennis Tournament
 
December
16th-17th                                                Faculty Appreciation
 
January
22nd  8:15AM                                    PA Board Meeting
 
March
18th  8:15AM                                     PA Board Meeting
 
April
4th  6:00PM                                               City Nights
8th  4:00PM                                              Skate Night
 
May
1st  11:00AM          Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon
9th  12:00PM                                                   CD Fair
15th  5:00PM              Parent Volunteer Thank you party
18th-19th                                      Faculty Staff Appreciation

2019-20 PA Board
Shannon Zink President 
Andrea Caplan Vice President 
Heather Hayes Treasurer
Amy Fernandez Assistant Treasurer
Tara Luparello Corresponding Secretary
Olivia Ventola Recording Secretary  
Sherri O'Bell Past President 
Division Liaisons
Ashley Bono Lower School
Anne Long, M.D. Middle School
Terri Dreyer Upper School
Technology Chair/Web Master
Lilach Taylor  

 
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.