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School Protocol, Plans & Resources for Pandemic MVCSC COVID-19 Cover Image Stay Healthy

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) holds the health and safety as our number one priority for our students and staff. 

Comprehensive planning is continuing to take place to keep MVCSC students and staff healthy/safe during the school year. MVCSC's Back-to-School Taskforce of about 25 people developed safe reopening plans for this school year. The Back-to-School Taskforce is charged with providing the safest and healthiest environment possible. 

Mt. Vernon hosts 9/11 Commemoration "united" image

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation was privileged to host a community event to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. Veterans, first responders, active military, and local community members joined together at Mt. Vernon High School’s Hancock Health Stadium in solemn remembrance of the events of 9/11. In addition, there were three scheduled moments of silence designed for the remembrance of the plane crashes and all of those who sacrificed their lives in service against the war on terrorism.

Virtual "Traveling Talks" with Dr. Parker "Traveling Talks" header

 

Superintendent Dr. Jack Parker is inviting the community to join him for an open-forum discussion in a series of Virtual “Traveling Talks.” These meetings are an opportunity for the community to connect with the school district, and for school leadership to get to know more members of the community! Community members can engage directly with Dr. Parker to share their hopes, questions, and/or concerns about Mt. Vernon schools. Join Dr. Parker and hear the latest update on MVCSC!

MVCSC Hosts Gov. Holcomb & Greenfield Chamber Gov Holcomb & Steve Long @ Chamber Event

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation was privileged to host Governor Eric Holcomb as he addressed the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce during their monthly meeting. Local business representatives in attendance learned about the future plans for Indiana’s economic development, workforce, and community development. Steve Long, CEO of Hancock Health, moderated a stimulating conversation with Governor Eric Holcomb at the Mt. Vernon administration building. 

All Three Mt. Vernon Elementary Schools Receive National Recognition for Commitment to Empowering Students PLTW

 

Fortville Elementary, McCordsville Elementary, and Mt. Comfort Elementary Schools are happy to announce that they have been recognized as 2020-21 Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through their PLTW programs. They are three of 310 PLTW Launch programs across the U.S. to receive this honor. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12 students and teachers in schools across the nation. 

2020-2021 School Board Scholars and Wall of Fame inductees recognized MVCSC

The title of a School Board Scholar is awarded to students who earn an “A” or an “A+” in every class for the duration of the school year. The students must also be enrolled full time for at least 160 days and have grades for all four quarters of the school year.

MVCSC Teacher and Staff of the Year! TOY/SOY

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is proud to share this year’s district winners of Teacher of the Year (TOY) Mrs. Lynette Huth, Science Teacher at Mt. Vernon High School, and and Staff of the Year (SOY) Mrs. Doris Johnson, Food Services Director!  Both winners were recognized at the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation’s Black and Gold Gala earlier this month.
 

FES Student Places 5th in National Drive, Chip and Putt Competition Ressie Lemmon

Ten year-old Fortville Elementary student Ressie Lemmon has worked hard and recently achieved the experience of a lifetime. In early April, the young golfer traveled to Augusta National Golf Club for the Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals, ultimately placing fifth overall in the nation for her age group. In the individual events, she received third in putting, sixth in driving, and sixth in chipping. It was a long process for Ressie to earn her spot in the competition: first competing in the local qualifier, then subregional and regional. As the winner, she moved on to Augusta.