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School Preparations for COVID-19 Challenges School Preparations
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. 

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.  

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.

MES, MCE, and FES Named PLTW Distinguished Schools PLTW Badge

Fortville, McCordsville, and Mt. Comfort Elementary have been recognized as Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Launch. They are 3 of just 404 elementary schools 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 U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FES & MES Celebrated "Kindy 500" 2019 Kindy 500

McCordsville Elementary School (MES) and Fortville Elementary School (FES) recently celebrated the month of racing by hosting "Kindy 500." This event has also been called the “Cutest Spectacle in Racing.” Kindergarteners decorated a cardboard box as a race car, paraded through their school and completed a lap in front of an audience of parents. The former Indy 500 broadcaster, Paul Page, was in attendance to announce the race at MES. The festivities ended with medals, milk, and lots of smiles.

MES Students Make a Guinness World Record Attempt MES God's Eye

McCordsville Elementary School (MES) art teacher, Mr. Terry Trowbridge, recently put forth a daring effort to break the world record for largest god’s eye, as found in the Guinness World Records. A god’s eye is a object made by weaving yarn around an “x” made with two wooden sticks. Mr. Trowbridge led his fifth grade class in the quest, and they will hear the results of their feat in the fall of 2019.