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Clubs & Activities


Because the Journey Matters...


Theater Tech Crew

History has shown that students who participate in extra-curricular activities improves academically, adjusts better socially, and enjoys school more.  Participation in extracurricular activities such as athletics, the arts and band is highly encouraged.  


Success is defined here as providing a positive experience that builds students' character, helps identify strengths and enriches the students' lives.


At the beginning of the school year, an activities calendar is established on a monthly basis, designation the meeting days for all of the clubs and organizations at Mt. Vernon. All activities and sales campaigns by these clubs and organizations must be cleared through the main office and placed on the master calendar. A few of the clubs and organizations have certain requirements which limit membership; however, most of them are open to all students who express an interest in the activity. Students are encouraged to listen for announcements concerning organizational meetings at the beginning of the year for theses various clubs. Club meetings are held during SRT when possible, and/or before or after school.


The following non-athletic clubs and organizations are currently active:

  • AfriCAN
  • Art Club
  • Asia Club
  • American Sign Language Club
  • Battle of the Books Team
  • Band & Choir (when not co-curricular)
  • Bee Club
  • Best Buddies
  • Black Student Union
  • MentoringBook Club
  • Bowling Club/Team
  • Bring Change to Mind
  • Business Professionals of America
  • Color Guard (when not co-curricular)
  • Dance Team
  • D.A.R.E. Role Models
  • Empowering Marauders Mentoring
  • English Academic Super Bowl Team
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Fine Arts Super Bowl Team
  • French Club
  • Future Farmers of America (FFA)
  • Future Problem Solvers/Math Club
  • Family, Career, Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • Game Club
  • Green Machine
  • Green Team
  • Indoor Percussion
  • Interdisciplinary Team
  • Jazz Band
  • Leadership Connect Club
  • Marauder Mentors
  • Marauder Mob
  • Journalism (when not co-curricular)
  • Math Super Bowl Team
  • MVTV
  • MV Tech Force
  • NASA Youth Council
  • National Art Honor Society (NAHS)
  • National Honor Society (NHS)
  • Newspaper
  • Peer Tutors
  • Quiz Bowl Team
  • Robotics Club
  • Science Olympiad
  • Science Super Bowl Team
  • Service Learning Club
  • Social Studies Academic Super Bowl Team
  • Spanish Club 
  • Spell Bowl Team
  • Social Studies Academic Super Bowl Team
  • Spirit Club
  • Student Council/Government*
  • Tech Crew
  • Trap Club
  • Yearbook

Throughout the school year, additional activities are offered such as: Powder Puff Football, Sledgehammer Boy's Volleyball Tournament, Men's Kickball Tournament, among many others.  Listening to daily announcements are important to keep up-to-date with opportunities.

*The Student Council is composed of an elected student body president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer plus the class president, vice president and four representatives from each high school class. Students are encouraged to discuss suggestions and concerns with student council members representing the student's class.