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School Preparations for COVID-19 Challenges School Preparations
MVHS Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony Information Congrats 2020 Seniors
MVCSC Back-to-School Information Back-to-School

Though MVCSC has finished off the 2019-2020 academic school year, there is still more to be done as the school year officially comes to a close and as preparation for the 2020-2021 school year begins.  

Virtual "Traveling Talks" in July with Superintendent Dr. Parker Virtual Traveling Talks

Superintendent Dr. Jack Parker has scheduled three Virtual “Traveling Talks” in July to keep the community connected with the school.  These “Traveling Talks” are an opportunity for community members to communicate directly with Dr. Parker and share their hopes, questions, and/or concerns about Mt. Vernon schools. This casual dialogue is designed to connect the community with school leadership.  

MVHS Hosts Virtual Senior Honor Night Senior Honor Night

Despite these trying times, the Mt. Vernon High School staff continued the tradition of honoring its seniors through a virtual Senior Honor Night.  The virtual celebration, created by the MVHS Technology Education Teacher, Mr. Tom Shaver, began with a senior portrait presentation of each senior at Mt. Vernon High School.  The photos were followed by opening remarks from the school’s principal, Mr. Casey Dodd.  

Online Kindergarten Registration Open MVCSC Kindergarten Open Online

Register now online for Kindergarten Registration! With Governor Holcomb's closure of schools through the remainder of the school year, the in-person Kindergarten Registration dates have been postponed. However, the online portion of kindergarten registration is open. 

MVHS Named a "Best High School" by U.S. News & World Report MVHS Named Best High School 2020

The U.S. News and World Report has ranked Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) in the top tier of the national high school rankings, specifically #17 in the central region and #64 in Indiana.  Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests, graduation rates, and how well the schools’ students are prepared for college. The U.S. News ranked approximately 17,790 public high schools in the nation. 

Out-of-District / Transfer Application Out of District Transfer App

Out-of-District Transfer Application Information:
2020-2021 School Year

Students who live out-of-district and wish to transfer into Mt. Vernon Schools must complete an online application during the designated windows. All students who are currently attending a Mt. Vernon school and do not live within the school district boundaries are required to submit an application.

Virtual Centralized Registration Virtual Centralized Registration

MVCSC's Centralized Registration event, regularly scheduled on July 22, will become virtual due to the health and safety of the thousands of community members that would normally attend.

Board Passes Calendar Contingencies for 20-21 2020-2021 Calendar Contingencies

At the MVCSC School Board meeting on May 18, two school calendar contingency plans were passed by the Board of Trustees. These calendars allow MVCSC to have a quick 2020-2021 revised calendar adoption after Governor Holcomb speaks in July and shares his plans for schools to reopen.

MVHS Bring Change to Mind Club is Breaking the Stigma Leadership Meet-up

The negative attitudes and beliefs surrounding mental health is a very prominent issue around the world, however the Bring Change to Mind (BC2M) club at Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) is doing their best to break that stigma in our community.  BC2M is a national organization that aims to open a dialogue about mental health and create new social norms regarding the stigma surrounding mental health.  

MVCSC School Board Passes Early Release Wednesday for the 2020-2021 School Year MVCSC Early Release Wednesday begins 2020-2021

On Monday, April 20, the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) School Board passed the principals’ proposal to change Wednesday’s schedule from a 45 minute delayed start to a 45 minute early release.

MVCSC School Board Approves Future Growth Plan MVCSC Future Growth Plan

At the March MVCSC School Board Meeting, Superintendent Dr. Jack Parker presented the Future Growth Plan that the MV Community Champions developed through an eight month process. The MVCSC School Board unanimously passed the 10-year Future Growth Plan that will see Mt. Vernon through its imminent growth. Within the next 10 years, the Future Growth Plan will have Mt. Vernon: 

2018-2019 School Year School Board Scholars School Board Scholars

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation has recently named school board scholars from the 2018-2019 school year.

Class of 2019 Senior Parade Class of 2019 Senior Parade

The Senior Class of 2019 celebrated their graduation preparation by participating in the “Marauder Mile,” modeling to younger students that they too can achieve the ultimate accomplishment: graduation. Seniors had the opportunity to parade through all three Mt. Vernon elementary schools, as well as Mt. Vernon Middle School (MVMS). The seniors were greeted warmly by the students who lined the halls, giving them high-fives throughout their walk.

MVHS Class of 2019 Graduation MVHS Class of 2019 Graduation

The Class of 2019's graduation was a great success with the graduates, speeches, performances and weather. There were approximately 298 students who walked across the stage to receive their diploma. The graduates seemed ready to move on to their bright futures, prepared with one of the finest academic preparations in the state. (See the photo gallery HERE).

MVHS Annual Senior Work Day MVHS Senior Work Day

Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) seniors set out to give back to Mt. Vernon on senior work day. Seniors who participated in the event worked from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., and went to several different locations to perform various service duties. Their day of service was followed by a cookout with the administration team at the track. After lunch, they picked up their cap & gown in preparation for graduation next week.

MVHS Earns ISSMA All-Music Award MVHS All-Music

The music department at Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) has recently been awarded with the coveted Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) All-Music Award for the 2018-2019 school year. MVHS is one of only 14 high schools in the state of Indiana to earn a Total Department Award in 2019.