Erin Quam '17 Honored With Athena Award

Erin Quam is one of 30 senior female students from St. Paul area high schools selected as Athena Athletes for their dedication and excellence in sports. All of the Athena Award recipients were honored at a luncheon on Wednesday, April 19 at the Envision Center in Oakdale.

Erin was chosen for her accomplishments in Cross Country, Nordic Skiing and Track & Field earning 12 varsity letters. She has been selected captain in Nordic and Cross Country, and has earned All-Conference awards in Nordic Ski and Track. Erin was also a member of two Independent Metro Athletic Conference (IMAC) championship teams in Nordic Skiing.

Congratulations Erin!

MPA Swimmers Compete in CAA Championships

Mounds Park Academy swimmers were stars at the CAA Championship Swim Meet this week at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. The 22 MPA swimmers ranged in age from first through eighth grade, and competed in 26 individual events and five relays. Many swimmers placed among the top six in events, and two Lower School students swam their way to first place finishes! To see photos of the swim team in action, click here. Go Panthers!

Academy Force Football

Mounds Park Academy is proud to announce an east metro partnership in Upper School football for grades 9–12 starting in the fall of 2017. Academy Force Football is a partnership between St. Croix Preparatory Academy, New Life Academy, and Mounds Park Academy. Home games will be at the stadiums of South Washington County for the 2017 season with the plan on moving to a new stadium on the campus of St. Croix Preparatory Academy for the 2018 season. For more information please contact Dan Haase at

Panther Basketball Camp Registration Open

Dan Haase, Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, who brings 25 years of head coaching experience along with assistant coaches, and current and former players, will be running this camp June 12–15 from 9 AM–12 PM in the Lansing Sports Center. It is open to boys and girls entering grades 3–9 in the fall. Both MPA and other students are welcome, so invite your friends! The emphasis will be on shooting, ball handling, and fundamentals for all skill levels. Find all of the details here, including registration.

Off to State in Nordic

Congratulations to Declan Dahlberg '18 and Matt Bourne '19 for qualifying for the State Nordic Ski Meet! Declan finished eighth and Matt finished ninth at the Section 4A meet at Hyland Park Reserve today. They will compete at State next Thursday, February 9 at Giant’s Ridge. Go Panthers on to State!

Congratulations, Brendan!

Brendan Connolly '17 scored 16 points tonight against Providence Academy to break Rob Werner's (Class of 1998) 19-year-old school record for career points! Go Panthers!

Girls Nordic Wins Conference Championship!

The Mounds Park Academy Nordic Ski teams had a great day at the IMAC Nordic Ski Championships at Elm Creek! The girls finished first to win their second consecutive conference championship. To the right is the girls' championship squad consisting of: Molly Gardner, Erin Quam, Katie Hands, Gabby Law, Ellie Quam, Ana Manolis, Mari Bohacek and Izzy Quam.

The boys finished a close second behind Minnehaha Academy. MPA had nine individuals make the IMAC All-Conference and Honorable Mention teams. Here are their places of finish:


Matt Bourne: 2nd place All-Conference

Declan Dahlberg: 3rd place All-Conference

Isak Nightingale: 10th place Honorable Mention

Aneesh Syal: 13th place Honorable Mention


Izzy Quam: 3rd place All-Conference

Molly Gardner: 4th place All-Conference

Katie Hands: 5th place All-Conference

Ellie Quam: 8th place All-Conference

Gabby Law: 11th place Honorable Mention

We're so proud of all of these athletes! Go Panthers!


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Student Achievements

Boys Golf State Champions Boys Golf
MPA Boys Win State Championship!
Dylan Merchat placed second and Matt Berning placed sixth to earn individual medals as well.

Girls Golf State Qualifier
Rachel Lindrud qualifies for state as an individual!

Track & Field Individual Champion
Declan Dahlberg named IMAC Conference Champion and Section 4A Section Champion!

State Nordic Ski Results
Nordic 2016
Declan Dahlberg and Matt Bourne placed at State!

Cross Country Results
Cross Country 2015
Declan Dahlberg and Lukas Lindgren ran to perfection.

State Nordic Ski Results

Nick Gardner, 2nd Place (All-State)
Kethan Dahlberg, 26th Place

Ellie Hands, 38th Place

Girls Nordic Tri-Metro Conference Team Champions

Senior Eric Guiang Named to All-State Soccer Team

Junior Megan Wright finished in 4th place in Tri-Metro Conference Golf Championships.

Senior Mason McElvain Finishes in 3rd place at the Section 4A Tennis Singles Championships.

The MPA boys' 4 X 800 meter relay team finished in 7th place at the MSHSL State Track Meet!

Four Nordic Skiiers Qualify for State

Eight Nordic Skiiers Honored with All-Conference and Honorable Mention Honors

7th Grade Boys Soccer Team Wins League Championship

Evan Ferlic ('15) Qualifies for State Cross Country Meet

Nate Burnstein Qualifies for State Track Meet

Megan Wright Qualifies for State Golf Tournament

Kim Bourne Pioneer Press Athlete of the Week

Senior Amber Washington makes history with sixth State Tennis title