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Camp Invention Banner Camp Invention- Sign Up Today!

Invent the future today! Join the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) at Camp Invention this summer for a program where students use their creativity to invent and design futuristic robots and much more! It will be held at Fortville Elementary School on June 11-15 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $225 for children entering grades K-6. Click HERE to register or call 800-968-4332.

Jakeb at Walk on Water Jakeb Henry Spreads Awareness for Mitochondrial Disease

Did you know a student in our Mt. Vernon family is fighting a challenging disease called Mitochondrial Disease?  He is stepping out of his quiet comfort zone to educate the community on his disease, while his peers fundraised to provide him with an experience of a lifetime.  The 8th grade students, the Mt. Vernon Middle School and High School staff, and friends/family members donated over $1,700 for Jakeb’s animal adventures!  Soon he will swim with the dolphins at the Indianapolis Zoo and paint with animals.  The remaining money will be used to buy him books and give his family an annual membership to the Indiana State Museum, Eiteljorg or Indianapolis Zoo.

MVCSC is STEM Certified w/students & their STEM project ALL 5 MVCSC Schools Received STEM Certification from the IDOE

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) is excited to announce that the Indiana Department of Education has designated all five schools in the district as STEM Certified schools.   The Superintendent at the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation, Dr. Shane Robbins, stated “When I first arrived to the district I listened to our communities call for a greater amount of STEM education in our schools.  Our students and staff across all disciplines have embraced this initiative and we are excited to celebrate our achievements with everyone who has worked tirelessly to achieve this recognition.”

Hancock County Promise Logo Seeking Kindergarten Parents to Receive Funds After Opening 529 Savings Accounts

College may seem far away to kindergarteners, but Hancock County is bringing post-secondary education and careers front of mind for kindergarteners and their families through a collaborative effort called “The Promise.” The “Hancock County Promise” program makes educational savings a reality by helping families to start a CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings account through their school.  Current kindergarteners and those enrolling in kindergarten in the fall are eligible now to sign up for the “Hancock County Promise” and receive free funds that support their post-secondary education.  Parents/guardians can sign up at www.HancockCountyPromise.org.

MVCSC Staff Accepting Check from NineStar MVCSC Benefits from NineStar Rebate Program

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation was recently awarded an energy efficiency improvement rebate from NineStar Connect.  The Power Moves Rebate Program offers rebates to NineStar Connect electric members for qualifying energy efficiency projects.  The Power Moves Program is offered in cooperation with NineStar Connect’s generation and transmission provider Wabash Valley Power Association.

Calling All Kindergartners Kindergarten Registration is April 9, 10 & 12

It's time for Kindergarten Registration!  Visit any of the three elementary schools on April 9, 10 or 12.   It is imperative to have all Kindergarten students register so the schools may prepare enough teachers to keep the class size low.  Registration can be done at ANY of the three sites for any of the three schools; just list what school you will be attending at registration.  MVCSC will have FULL day kindergarten only.

Marauders Sign MVHS is a Performance Qualified High School!

Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) has received the status of a Performance Qualified High School for the 2018-19 school year from the Indiana Department of Education! This means that MVHS has been placed in the highest performance and improvement category by the Indiana Department of Education.

MVEF Gala Logo MVEF Gala - April 14 - Tickets Selling Quick!

In celebration of the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation’s (MVEF) 10th Anniversary, a special Kaleidoscope Gala is being held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown. We hope you will join us!  Nearly 150 tickets have been sold to date; hurry and order yours today before the event is sold out!

Contest Winners Congrats Optimist Oratorical Contest Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the Mt. Vernon Optimist’s 2018 Oratorical Contest!  

Administration Being Awarded A GenerationOn Banner First Ever GenerationOn Indiana School District!

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) is officially the first GenerationOn Indiana school district! MVCSC is taking great strides to provide the best opportunities possible for their students. One way MVCSC provides opportunities is by teaching the importance of giving back, specifically through community service. As a GenerationOn Indiana school district, MVCSC will help further these student driven philanthropic efforts.

Wounded Warrior Check Presentation MVMS Donates $1500 to Wounded Warriors with Josh Bleill

Mt. Vernon Middle School (MVMS) students received a motivational and fun afternoon as they prepared for the ISTEP test to take place.  The afternoon consisted of an inspirational speaker, Josh Bleill, a $1,500 check presentation to the Wounded Warriors, followed by an ISTEP pep rally with raffle giveaways and teacher vs. student games.

Student Displaying Her Technology Inaugural Digital Safety Night was a Success

Mt. Vernon's successful Digital Safety Night was kicked off with Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins providing opening remarks about the importance of keeping students safe and learning about digital safety. He thanked the attendees for being there and the technology department for all their efforts every day to keep students safe. 

Field of Honor Flyer Honor a Special Hero in Your Life

At the Mt. Comfort Airport, it won’t be long before a sea of American flags are honoring our service personnel.  Our partners at the Exchange Clubs of Hancock County and Lawrence will be posting 800-1,000 American flags to honor living or fallen Fire Personnel, Police Officers, Military and Veterans as a way to say, “thank you for your service!”  

Shark Tank Finalists MES Students Make Deals in "Shark Tank" Project

The four "Shark Tank" finalist groups fearlessly presented their innovative projects in front of their peers, staff and the "Sharks," which included Superintendent Dr. Robbins.  This year's McCordsville Elementary School (MES) "Shark Tank" finalists featured an all-in-one "Fuzzy Bunny" pillow and stuffed animal, a "Stow Bow" for girls wanting to carry small items without a purse, "LolliPups" edible treats for dogs, and "Animal Kits" which were full of supplies needed for new pets.  

Chinese Opera Performers MV Celebrates the Chinese New Year

On Monday, February 12, the Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) Asia Club hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration. Several MVHS Mandarin students entertained the audience with a variety of experiences, as well as an opera performance from two international Beijing opera singers.

Fight Like Ty Flyer "Fight Like Ty" -MCE Supports Student Battling Leukemia

Mt. Comfort Elementary (MCE) and the Mt. Vernon community are supporting a student, Tyler, in his journey as he battles leukemia.  MCE classes collecting donations for Riley Hospital in Tyler's name.  The school is also hosting a Riley fundraiser in support of Tyler; students can fill out a Riley card for $1 that will be posted throughout the school.  A spirit week from January 22nd through January 26th will include fun dress up days such as Pajama Day, Hat Day, and a day where students will dress in all green (Tyler’s favorite color!)  Since Mr. Boudouris is Tyler’s favorite teacher, the class that raises the most money will have three students from that class help shave Mr. Boudouris’ head!

Digital Safety and Showcase Night 2/22- Join Us for the Digital Safety and Showcase Night

Mark your calendars! On Thursday, February 22nd from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) will be having a Digital Safety and Showcase Night in the Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) Auditorium.

Anti-Vaping Convocation The Truth About Vaping

Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) recently hosted a convocation for all students about the harmful effects of vaping and drug use.  Every MVHS student listened to an informative presentation in the auditorium about the harmful effects of drugs, especially vaping and marijuana.

MVEF Fundraiser at Bankers Life Field House Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!

On Thursday, March 15th, the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) is offering our community the dream of a lifetime - participants will play basketball on the home court of the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse!  The MVEF is looking for players, teams, and or businesses to sponsor teams and live every basketball player’s dream!

MV Tech Crew Group Photo MVHS Theater Tech Improves Performance with Technology

Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) is filled with talented students who apply their STEM skills in a variety of ways. The MVHS Tech Crew is using their knowledge in technology to provide a variety of production visuals which will dramatically enhance the next theatre production.

Don't Miss the Bus Logo & Top of Flyer MVCSC Launches "Don't Miss the Bus" App!

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation has partnered with a company to provide a free bus app for parents/guardians.  This "Don't Miss the Bus" app will help parents/guardians send their child to the bus stop at exactly the right time, especially during inclement weather. 

Matthew Clegg Dinner on 2/10 to Fund Playground in Memory of MCE Student Matthew Clegg

It wasn’t long ago that the Mt. Vernon community lost a dear Mt. Comfort Elementary student, Matthew Clegg, at the age of seven.  Matthew passed away suddenly in May, 2016, but the community is keeping his spirit alive with a new playground at the McCordsville United Methodist Church, where his family attends.  Please mark your calendars to attend a fundraising dinner on February 10 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the McCordsville United Methodist Church  All proceeds from this dinner will help fund the new playground built as a tribute to Matthew Clegg.

Mike Kirschner School Board Dr Robbins Mike Kirschner hired as new Mt. Vernon High School Football Coach

Mike Kirschner tabbed to Lead Mt. Vernon Football Program

Lynette Huth MVHS Teacher Lynette Huth Earns $12,000 Lilly Grant

Mt. Vernon High School Science Teacher, Lynette Huth, was recently awarded a grant of $12,000 by Lilly Endowment Inc. through the 2018 Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program. The Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program is a program to help recognize and renew Indiana educators by helping them explore new interests for their classrooms and expand their mind to new ideas and creativity. This is the 31st year of the competitive program that rewards up to 100 educators with $12,000 each.

Student Showing their App MVHS Web Developer Class Launches App for 5th Grade Students

The Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) High Tech Academy Web Developer class recently had an “app launch party” to present personalized apps created for their 5th grade clients. The MVHS web developer teams worked with 5th grade clients to create fraction themed websites that were customized to their client’s interests and met their expectations. The 5th graders enjoyed seeing their personalized app on launch day.  The group presentations included videos of client interviews, fraction games, and demonstrations of the app’s functionality.

Bedtime Bags Crew MES Students Give to Children in Need

The holidays are the perfect time to give to others and to help those who are less fortunate. This year, for the holidays, McCordsville took the wonderful opportunity to start a service project called Bedtime Bags. The first and fifth graders collected donations all through the month of December with their classes to fill up bags with toothbrushes, soaps, and other necessities that a child would need.

English Class Visiting the IMA MVHS English Department Earns $1,000 Grant

The Mt. Vernon High School English department recently earned a $1,000 grant that provides the school with the opportunity to offer high school students several activities connected with Frankenstein. Some of the activities include book discussions, young adult reading series, and horror and science fiction creative writing workshops.

Students Welcome Home Veterans MVHS Students Welcome Home Korean and Vietnam Veterans

The Mt. Vernon High School History Classes recently hosted a welcome home ceremony for Korean and Vietnam veterans. Students lined the walls with welcome home signs and cheered for the veterans as they walked through the hallways.

 

Students visit the WZPL studio MES Students Raise Over $4,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation

For the 10th year, McCordsville Elementary School participated in the WZPL Request-A-Thon for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. The WZPL Request-A-Thon for the Make-a-Wish Foundation grants wishes for children in Indiana with life threatening diseases. Over the ten years MES has participated in this program, they have raised over $22,000!

MVEF Thank-an-Educator Application Thank-an-Educator & Support Mt. Vernon Education Foundation

Each holiday season, the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) gives families an opportunity to thank their teachers, coaches and all school employees with a personalized certificate and a tax-deductible gift to the MVEF.  The deadline is Sunday, December 17th!  The Thank-an-Educator Program is an important part of Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) and the work that we all do as a community.  The MVEF has supported all Mt. Vernon staff and students by awarding over $330,000 in staff-requested grants since 2008. 

Speaker Bosma, Senator Crider and Rep Cherry Mt. Vernon Hosts Legislative Breakfast

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation hosted a legislative breakfast with Speaker Bosma, Senator Crider and Representative Cherry on the panel.  All Hancock County public schools' administration and board members were in attendance, along with representatives from South Madison and Shelby Eastern districts.

Nitrogen Ice Cream Being Made Subzero Teaches MES 2nd Grade about Nitrogen Ice Cream

Subzero Nitrogen Ice Cream recently made Mt. Vernon's hands-on education even more enticing when it ended with a sample of their delicious ice cream!  The yummy science experiment showcased multiple concepts with liquid nitrogen, including condensation, evaporation, the ideal gas law, and water crystal structure.

Anshan Teacher Observing an Elementary School Class Teachers from China Visit Mt. Vernon

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is becoming more of a global community every year. Just in the past two years, Mt. Vernon has made advancements by connecting with schools all over the world including China, Taiwan, Germany, Spain, and South Korea. Currently, a group of teachers from Anshan, China are at Mt. Vernon to learn more about MVCSC so that they can send their students to Mt. Vernon in the future.

MV Lego Robotics Team MV Lego Robotics Team Heads to State Tournament

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is an inspiring initiative that is growing at the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) with a new robotics team.  This elementary and middle school robotics team recently competed in a regional competition and won first place, which enters them in the state tournament in Fort Wayne.

Matthew Rollo and Matthew Boyle are Lilly Scholarship Finalists MVHS Lilly Scholarship Finalists

Two outstanding Mt. Vernon High School Students, Matthew Rollo and Matthew Boyle, were chosen as finalists for the Lilly Endowment Scholarship in Hancock County. This scholarship awards the winner four years of tuition to an Indiana college of their choice. The winner is chosen based on academics, school involvement, and most importantly, community service.

Veteran Saluting to Flag Welcome Home Ceremony for Vietnam and Korean War Veterans

On Friday December 1st at 1p.m., the Mt. Vernon High School history classes are inviting the community to attend a Welcome Home ceremony for all Vietnam and Korean War Veterans! High school students struggle to understand why these veterans weren't welcomed home since they grew up in a post-9/11 era.  This event gives the veterans a welcome home that they should have received years ago, and also teaches students a lesson they won’t receive from a textbook.

Giving Tuesday Logo 11/28 is Giving Tuesday: Donate to MVEF

The holidays are all about giving and being a blessing to others, and the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) would love for you to donate and support them during this time of giving. Giving Tuesday is the perfect opportunity to help and show your support. It is a global day of giving that is fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Giving Tuesday is on November 28 this year, but donations can be made anytime www.MtVernonFoundation.org. The MVEF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, so all donations are tax-deductible.

Rated an "A" District MVCSC is Rated an "A" District

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is achieving academic excellence and has recently been awarded an “A” District by the Indiana Department of Education. Within the school corporation, three of its schools have also received an “A” rating.

5th Grade Student Reads to Kindergarten Student MV Elementary Students Gain a Love for Literature

Older students are now mentoring younger students at Mt. Comfort Elementary with their love of literature.  This new program, called Book Buddies, brings new learning opportunities for young students to create new relationships with older students. At Mt. Comfort Elementary, Principal Casey Dodd, 5th Grade Teacher Ashley Schenk, and Kindergarten Teacher Brianne Williams saw a great opportunity to connect classes through reading, mentoring, and inspiring a love of learning in both age groups.

MVHS Boosters Bake Sale for Trevor's Kick-It.org MVHS Senior Raises Over $2K for Pediatric Cancer Research

Mt. Vernon High School Senior Trevor Bond is continuing to devote his kicking season to his philanthropic dreams of helping cure pediatric cancer.  In two years, Bond has raised over $2,600 dollars for pediatric cancer research, and the number is continuing to climb. 

Teaching Mandarin to Elementary School Studentsw MVHS Mandarin Class Sparks Interest in Elementary School Students

Fortville Elementary students recently had the opportunity to learn Mandarin Chinese through fun activities and games led by high school students. The Mt. Vernon High School Mandarin Chinese teacher, Miss Yi-Fan Lin, and Elementary School teacher Jessica Daugherty, saw a great opportunity to give their students an experience they may never forget. Miss Lin scheduled a day to take her class to Fortville Elementary School and use their Mandarin Chinese skills to teach younger kids about the language and culture.

FES Class shows their STEM projects MVCSC Pursues STEM Initiatives & Certification

One goal of STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is to engage students in hands-on STEM concepts, entice the love of learning and possibly fuel their passion to pursue these fields.  The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) has heard the call loud and clear from STEM-related industries needing a larger workforce pool.  MVCSC has added three STEM teachers this year, is developing a “Makerspace” at the high school, and is pursuing becoming a STEM certified district from the IDOE.

Realtor Breakfast Flyer 10-25-2017 Realtor Breakfast on Wed 10/25 Hosted by MVCSC

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) is inviting all realtors and home builders to attend a (free) breakfast on Wednesday, October 25 from 9 - 10:30 a.m. at the MVCSC Administrative Service Center.  Realtors will learn about Mt. Vernon Schools, meet Superintendent Dr. Robbins and conclude with a facility tour. 

Blake Explaining his "Alexa" Skill Mt. Vernon Graduate Making Money Right out of High School

The High-Tech Academy is one of the keystone departments at Mt. Vernon High School where students receive hands-on and engaging skills.  Recently, Ethan Patrick and Blake Miller used their high-tech skills to develop an Amazon Alexa Powered Magic Mirror and demonstrated it at a school board meeting.  The skill they developed works with Amazon's "Alexa"  and has received thousands of downloads, as well as a few Amazon awards.

International Dinner Flyer Join us at the International Dinner

On Wednesday October 4 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m., the Mt. Vernon Middle School will be hosting its first International Dinner. It will be located in the newly built International Cafeteria which represents countries from all around the world

Kids smile during the pep rally Hancock County Promise Inspires Kindergarteners at IUPUI

IUPUI had some big dreamers visiting their campus on September 29!  As a part of the Hancock County Promise, nearly 1,000 kindergarteners flooded the IUPUI campus and was involved in activities that helped inspire their futures beyond high school.  This inaugural event was held at IUPUI’s Michael A. Carroll Stadium.  

MVHS Students Paint Gazebo MV Students Making an Impact in the Community

Several Mt. Vernon students could have stayed at home on the couch for their planned e-Learning day; instead, over 130 Mt. Vernon students chose to volunteer in the community and work on various service projects.  Mt. Vernon consistently teaches and offers student opportunities to help the community, while developing strong character traits and building citizenship in students.

MVHS Matt Boyle with Soup Kitchen Friends InSIGHTful Service Led by MVHS Matthew Boyle

Through MVHS senior Matthew Boyle's efforts, visitors at the Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen are seeing life much clearer with their new free eye glasses from Ossip Optometry.

Hunter's Donated Blankets Mt. Vernon Fourth Grader Gives Warmth to Those in Need

Mt. Vernon Schools serves many amazing students, not only through academics, but also in teaching the importance of community service work and giving to others in need. One student, Hunter Lenk, has gone above and beyond to help homeless people in the community stay warm during the winter.

Hurricane Harvey Donations Mt. Vernon Provides Aid for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Academics aren’t the only aspect taught at the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation. Philanthropy, kindness, and reaching out to those in need are some of the other lessons that students are taught from early childhood to graduation.

MVEF Family Fun Run Logo 2017 MVEF 5k and 1 Mile Family Fun Run

Join us for the 8th annual Mt. Vernon Education Foundation 5k and 1 mile family fun color run/walk! Who doesn't want to be colorful? Here's an easy way to be colorful, exercise, and support a good cause.

Students at Career Fair MVHS Inaugural Career Fair

Mt. Vernon High School hosted its inaugural 2017 Mt. Vernon High School Career Fair on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Students Digging Mulch Community Service Opportunity for Students

Interested students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in one 3-hour school-sponsored community service project (morning or afternoon) on our eLearning Day on Wednesday, September 20th.  This is purely voluntary, and students are still expected to complete all eLearning assignments for that day.

Dr. Robbins in Army Fatigue Superintendent Dr. Robbins Deployed to Support Hurricane Irma Victims

The Superintendent of MVCSC, Dr. Shane Robbins, is being activated in support of disaster relief for Hurricane Irma. The “Soup with the Supe” lunch is cancelled on Thursday, September 14.  

MVCSC Helps Hurricane Harvey Victims Through 9/8: MVCSC Collects Donations for Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) is a strong district that has been known for generously helping others in time of need.  Students are taught to lead by example in many philanthropic activities throughout the school year.  MVCSC is teaming up with Midwest Food Bank, the Salvation Army, and all Hancock County Schools in collecting donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey through the morning of Friday, September 8

Statement from Dr. Robbins MVCSC Statement on Student's First Amendment Rights

Please see the following statement from MVCSC Superintendent Dr. Robbins in regards to student's first amendment rights by clicking "read more" below.  "First and foremost, board policy #8800 outlines religious expression at school by students. To simply summarize, MVCSC employees can neither advance nor inhibit religious views. Trying to limit a student’s view on religion is a violation of a student’s first amendment rights. However, if the discussion becomes an academic disruption, then as a district, we can intervene to maintain the integrity of the educational process while at the same time being sure to not violate a student’s constitutional rights." 

Hancock County Promise Flyer Kindergarten Parents: Sign up for Hancock County Promise!

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is encouraging all kindergarten parents/guardians to sign their child up for the Hancock County Promise and receive free money from community partners towards your child's education post high school.  Through the Hancock County Promise, all kindergarteners in Hancock County can receive a free CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings accounts, thanks to community partners: Hancock Health, Greenfield Banking Company, NineStar Connect, the EMS Group, Tyner Pond and Meijer in McCordsville.

Soup with the Supe Flyer Come Enjoy Soup with the Supe!

Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins is inviting the community to join him for lunch during the "Soup with the Supe" days. 

Watching the Eclipse MV Students Safely Enjoyed the Eclipse

At the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation, students at Fortville Elementary School made the "Day Turn into Night" PJ party all day.  Small groups of supervised students went outside with special ISO glasses to view the solar eclipse.  Students were monitored closely, and we even had some parent volunteers assist with the supervision. Students were truly in awe of the eclipse!

Tech Students Students Gain Tech Experience at MVHS

There are so many opportunities for students to use their skills to help others at Mt. Vernon High School. One of those is the new Technology Help Desk that is run by students at the high school.

 

Eclipse photo Solar Eclipse Precautions

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will observe a rare eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse.

Mentors Guide Freshmen Into a New Year Marauder Mentors Guide Freshmen Into a New Year

What is the best way to welcome the new freshmen into the high school? At Mt. Vernon High School, the best way to become orientated is by having a dance off, touring the high school, playing fun games, and eating pizza. Students in the mentoring program taught the incoming freshmen all of the ropes and rules of high school while still having fun!

Nicki Privett accepting award Staff Recognized at School Board Meetings

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Wi-fi on all MVCSC buses New! Wi-fi on All MVCSC Buses

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation now has wi-fi on all buses!  Please see the attached statement below from Superintendent Dr. Robbins that explains how students gain access to the wi-fi. 

Dr. Shane Robbins Presenting to All Staff All Staff Back-to-School Meeting Kicked off the School Year!

The all staff meeting on Friday, July 28 kicked off the start of a great year!  After breakfast, all staff went into the Mt. Vernon High School auditorium for a presentation.  New staff were introduced and welcomed to the MVCSC team.

Save the Date: Back to School Booster Blast SAVE THE DATE: Back to School Booster Blast

The Mt. Vernon Adult Athletic Booster Club (aka Marauders Athletic Club) will be hosting a back-to-school event that is sure to bring fun and entertainment for people of all ages!  The Back To School Booster Blast is a community event that will offer everything from bounce houses and inflatables, to dunk tanks, BBQ and a cornhole tournament.

Welcome Video for Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation Welcome to the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation!

Welcome to the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation! Click "Read More" to watch the welcome video.

Staff Members Recognized at School Board Meeting Staff Members Recognized at School Board Meeting

Superintendent Dr. Robbins, on behalf of the School Board of Trustees of the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation, recognized three outstanding staff members at recent school board meetings. Mrs. Nikki Privett, Mrs. Amy Hoeppner, and Mrs. Maria Bond were all awarded for their phenomenal efforts to make the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation a safe and welcoming place for students to learn and grow.

Mt. Vernon Staff and Republic of Korea Staff South Korean Education Delegates Visit Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) was selected to host Education Delegates from the Republic of Korea to discuss the use of STEM education and visit the modern integration of technology in MVCSC classrooms.  

FES Fortville Elementary Before School Care Information

Fortville Elementary School will now be offering Before School Child Care!  Please see the attached article for details.  

 

Brian Tomamichel with MS Students MVCSC Finance Staff Receive Int'l & State Awards -Tomamichel & Sitton

Brian Tomamichel, Chief Financial Officer for the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation was recently honored by the Association of School Business Officials International with its 2017 Pinnacle of Achievement Award for an innovative program that leveraged use of credit card rebates to fund a 1:1 program in the district.

Two boys with inventions Camp Invention was an Inspiring Success!

Fortville Elementary School (FES) hosted the first Mt. Vernon Camp Invention this summer.  Many elementary students (kindergarten through grade 6) and camp counselors inspired students to create, engage and invent their desires.  During this high-energy week, students are involved in fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, entrepreneurship and innovation.  New curriculum is introduced each year, inspired by the Inductees of the National Inventors Hall of Fame!

President McCarty Speaking at Dinner Reception School Board Honors Scholars & Wall of Fame

At the June School Board of Trustees meeting, the School Board recognized students who have excelled in their academic careers during the year 2016-2017.  Before the meeting, the School Board Scholars and their families were treated to a dinner reception, prior to receiving their award.  The students who were recognized for their outstanding achievement in the "Academic Hall of Fame" were recognized during annual board meeting.  Congratulations to all these outstanding students for your work ethic, intelligence and determination to excel in academics!

Chip In Fore Kids Golf Outing MVEF Golf Outing - July 20th

Join us for the 2017​ ​​​​​​Joel Young Memorial Chip in Fore Kids GOLF OUTING!

Thursday, July 20, 2017

11:00 a.m. Registration/Lunch

12 p.m. Shotgun Start

Arrowhead Golf Course

Centralized Registration 7/19 from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Centralized Registration 7/19 -for ALL MVCSC Students

New! Centralized Registration Day at MVHS for ALL MVCSC Students on Wednesday, July 19 from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon High School CAFETERIA.  Parents/guardians who are listed as the primary guardian in Skyward and students (grades kindergarten through grade 12) should plan on attending the MVCSC Centralized Registration on Wednesday, July 19.  The Centralized Registration will be held from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon High School CAFETERIA (door #7).  

Becky Johnson & Marcia Marshall Celebrate 40 years End-of-Year Breakfast Honors MVCSC Staff

Several Mt. Vernon staff were honored and recognized at the inaugural end-of-year staff breakfast for the following years of service:  5, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40.  Becky Johnson and Marcia Marshall celebrated 40 years at MVCSC!

 

Mrs. Privett & Micah FES Staff Saves Another Student's Life via Heimlich Maneuver

Believe it or not, Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation staff have saved yet another student's life from choking!  Another staff at Fortville Elementary School, Mrs. Nikki Privett, a  fifth grade  teacher, saved Micah Tsamwa's  life after choking on a piece of pizza.  

Mrs. Noesges and Mrs. Muffler New & Former Principals!

Many exciting changes are coming for Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) with new staff roles!  Please see highlights of a few of the staff changes at Fortville Elementary, Mt. Comfort Elementary and Mt. Vernon Middle School.

Class of 2017 Congratulations Class of 2017!

The Class of 2017's commencement went off without a hitch on May 26th.  There were approximately 260 students who walked the stage to receive their diploma.  The graduates seemed ready to move on to their bright futures, prepared with one of the finest academic settings in the state.

MES Kindy 500 FES & MES Celebrated "KIndy 500"

Fortville Elementary School and McCordsville Elementary School recently celebrated the month of racing by hosting "Kindy 500."  All kindergartners decorate a box as a race car, and race or take a lap in front of an audience of parents.  The festivities end with medals, milk, and lots of smiles.

MV Retirees MVCSC Honors Retirees

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) celebrated the six retirees with a reception at the administrative service center on Sunday, May 21.  Current and former staff, their families and members of the community came together to honor the retirees for their dedication and contributions made to MVCSC.  Together, the six retirees have accumulated 130 years!

Senior Night Award Winners Class of 2017 Senior Honor Night

Many students from the senior class of 2017 attended the Senior Honor Night to be recognized for their outstanding achievements.  Students’ names were announced with the college/university they plan to attend next year as they entered the stage.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) Principal, Mr. Greg Roach, and the event sponsor, Mrs. Renee Oldham, who is with the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation. 

MVHS Mandarin Chinese Students & Teacher Student Application of the MVHS International Academy

The Mt. Vernon High School International Academy is making its impact in students' lives, potentially changing their futures with a global influence. At the April Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation School Board of Trustees meeting, several Mandarin Chinese students spoke about the practical application of their learning.  

MVEF Thank-An-Educator Thank-An-Educator & Support MVEF

Thank-an-Educator is an important program for the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) and the educational opportunities they provide for Mt. Vernon students and staff.  Give thanks to teachers, bus drivers or favorite staff member for only $10; deadline is Friday, May 19.  

Five of seven FES students to receive scholarship FES Students Receive Camp Invention Scholarships

Seven fortunate Fortville Elementary Students received partial scholarships to attend Camp Invention this summer.  Students had to provide an application and an essay why they would like to attend the Camp Invention this summer at Fortville Elementary School.  Information on Camp Invention can be found in the article linked HERE.

Teacher & Student holding Hair MES Teacher & Student Donate Hair for Cancer Patients

McCordsville Elementary School (MES) Teacher, Karen Feder, and her former student, Kalin Wallpe , recently cut 12 inches of their hair off during school for a good cause.  They donated their 12" ponytails to an organization called Wigs for Kids.  Feder raffled off the hair-cutting opportunity in the school fundraiser and Kalin joined forces.  

FES Staff Cookout MVCSC Admin Team Serves Staff for Teacher Appreciation Week

During Teacher Appreciation Week, Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) Superintendent Dr. Robbins served the entire staff, one school at a time.  Dr. Robbins and the administration team grilled hot dogs, hamburgers, and bratwurst at each of the five schools.  Each day of the week featured the administration team serving many thankful staff from two grills and tables filled with plenty of sides and fixings.

Science, English & Social Studies Academic Teams Congrats MVMS Academic Teams -Placed in Top 10 at State Super Bowl

Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon Middle School Science, English and Social Studies Academic Teams for placing in the state Academic Super Bowl (Junior Division)!  

MVCSC Team with Anshan Bureau of Education MVCSC Expands International Exchange Program

An administrative team from the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) expanded the International Exchange program to Anshan, China.  The MVCSC team signed agreements with two schools and the Anshan City Bureau of Education (which allows for exchanges with any school in Anshan, China), as well as developed relationships with the Anshan team.

Watch Graduation Live Watch MVHS Graduation Ceremony LIVE!!!

Watch Mt. Vernon High School Graduation Ceremony LIVE!  Please click the title or "Read More" to view the page with the live stream.  Ticket, seating and rain date details are also below.  MVHS graduation is scheduled for Friday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marauder Stadium.  

Hancock County Promise MV Leads "Hancock County Promise" - 1,000 Kindergarteners Given Hope for Post-Secondary Education

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation led the county initiative to secure all Hancock County schools to collaborate and provide CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings accounts for all Hancock County kindergarteners.  We are proud to announce that Hancock County received a grant from the Promise Indiana organization to support the county in this initiative, beginning in the fall for the 2017-2018 school year.  This "Hancock County Promise" will impact approximately 1,000 kindergarteners each year, building hope for bright futures of a post-secondary education.  

Mrs. Hoeppner & Abram FES Teacher Saves Student's Life with Heimlich

At the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation, character and attentiveness are sought after when hiring, but seldom does the district know when they have employed a HERO!  At Fortville Elementary School, a third grade teacher is being applauded for her quick actions to save her student's life by performing the Heimlich maneuver.

FCCLA Students FCCLA Chapter at MVHS Wins Big at State

The Mt. Vernon High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapter received the Gold Honor Chapter Award, 30/30 Membership Award, and Expand Your Horizons Award in state FCCLA events this year.  Receiving silver place medals in FCCLA Action Student Body was Olivia Spicer; Olivia’s program focused on healthy exercise programs for high school students. 

Picture of Text Options for Visually Impaired MVCSC Website Is Becoming ADA Accessible

In an effort to make the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) website accessible for those with disabilities, many features are now available to help the disabled access content on the MVCSC website.  MVCSC is committed to an accessible website initiative.

Riley Magic Castle Cart -Dance Marathon Riley Dance Marathon is Fri, 4/28 at MVHS - NHS Students Raise Funds for Riley Hospital

Mt. Vernon High School’s National Honor Society (NHS) is sponsoring Riley Dance Marathon on Friday, April 28 with a goal of raising $10,000 for Riley Hospital.  With a $5 admission charge, Mt. Vernon High School students can attend the Riley Dance Marathon from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., and the public can attend from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.  If the community cannot attend and wants to support the fundraiser, visit THIS LINK.  Currently, the NHS organization has 53 members supporting this initiative.   

Mrs. Miller & Mrs. Noesges Miller & Noesges Graduate from IPLI

McCordsville Elementary Principal, Mrs. Stephanie Miller, and Fortville Elementary Principal, Heather Noesges, have graduated from the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute (IPLI).  Housed at Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education, IPLI is a two-year experience that addresses the professional needs of Indiana public school principals with an emphasis on student success. It was created with bipartisan support by the Indiana General Assembly in 2013.  

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