A $1,000,000 grant has been awarded to Mount Pisgah Christian School by the Stuart and Eulene Murray Foundation for the construction of our exciting new preschool facility, located on the first floor of the Lower School on South Campus.
The National Association for Music Education has designated March as Music in Our Schools Month. Throughout the month of March, members of the Tri-M National Music Honor Society have been highlighting the importance of music in our school community through various projects and performances—including celebrating music throughout our hallways.
This Monday we held Mount Pisgah’s first-ever EduCarnival for professional development. While you and your children were getting ready to return to school on Tuesday, 29 faculty led 17 sessions ranging from instructional strategies to topics related to how students learn best.
Congratulations to MPCS 9th graders Avery Shultz and Sarah Beth Raley, who led the team that was named Runner-Up in The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's 2022 Atlanta Students of the Year program; their team of 10 girls, including Mount Pisgah students Ella Gaeta (9th), Karly Greene (12th) and Sophia Rhoades (11th), raised more than $210,000 in just 7 weeks.
Over the past several weeks, Middle School students were invited to find ways to spread kindness in our school and beyond. This is the first year Mount Pisgah participated in the Kindness Challenge, an international effort with more than 32,000 schools participating.
This month our Upper School students shared a special time hosted by the Multicultural Affairs Office and Mount Pisgah Church for a celebration of Black History Month during our Fresh Air chapel with the theme of Celebrating Our Own.
In his 15 years at Mount Pisgah, Coach John O’Connor has coached Patriot teams from Lower School all the way through to seniors. He serves as Mount Pisgah’s Lower School Physical Education instructor as well as a Varsity Football Coach, Varsity Baseball coach and 3rd/4th Grade Rookie Tackle Coordinator. Coach O'Connor also was awarded the MPCS Faculty and Staff Servant Leadership award in January.
In honor of Black History Month, the Iron Club hosted a panel during their club time that featured faculty and parents who shared with us their journeys, how they have succeeded in their careers and walking with Christ. This time was enlightening to all students and staff who attended and learned more for the people who walk our halls and campus — all while celebrating our own!
Thank you to panelists Mrs. McWilliams, Computer Science and Physics teacher; Dr. Babalakin, business owner and psychiatrist; and Wallace Tucker, attorney.
Over the weekend the wrestling team competed in the Individual Sectionals (1st round of state). Congratulations to the following wrestlers who placed. All advanced to the Individual State Championships next weekend:
The truth about college admissions is that there’s one thing you can always count on: uncertainty. As long as you can lean in to the unknown, you will survive the process. But… who is comfortable with the unknown? What a daunting place to be as you navigate your senior year!
To alleviate the angst, let’s break down the steps involved in the college admissions process.
When Caleb Swift was in band class, he never imagined one day he would write music for movie trailers.
Swift, a graduate of the Class of 2012, writes for a company called Really Slow Motion Trailer Music, which specializes in music for theatrical advertising. He recently created a customized version of the original Sega - Sonic The Hedgehog music to be used in the official trailer for the Sonic The Hedgehog 2 movie.