District News

Students Charged for Meals 2022-2023 Food Service worker

Federal waivers allowing all students to receive free school meals expires on June 30, 2022. Mt. Vernon will begin charging for all breakfasts, lunches and extras in the 2022-2023 school year. 

MVHS Class of 2022 Has Graduated! Graduation cap throwing

The 2021-2022 school year has reached its end and, the Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) class of 2022 graduates celebrated with a commencement ceremony. Exactly 348 seniors were asked to walk across the stage to receive their diplomas, recounting all their hard work and dedication. Administrators and the School Board of Trustees then congratulated each graduate.

MV Ambassador App is Open! Join the Ambassador Program 2021-2022 Ambassadors Graduating

The application to join the 2022-2023 Mt. Vernon Ambassador program is now open! This special group of community members will learn behind-the-scenes information about MVCSC and become empowered with school knowledge about every department. This is the third year of the MV Ambassador program and the cohort is targeted to include approximately 25 community members. Any parent, business member, resident, or anyone can become an Ambassador; you don’t have to have children attending MV to be an Ambassador.

MV Offers 65+ Club Summer Events! 65+ Club Graphic

All current 65+ Club cardholders and any prospective 65+ residents living in our district are invited to join us for these two open-house style events! 

 

Wednesday, June 15 8-10 a.m.

Tuesday, July 12 8-10 a.m.

MVMS, FES, MES and MCE earn PLTW Gateway Distinguishment! 21-22 Gateway Award

Fortville, McCordsville, Mt. Comfort Elementary and Mt. Vernon Middle School have been recognized as Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished Schools for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Launch. These three elementary schools are three of just 134 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.

Staff Honored at End-of-Year Breakfast Celebration MV Retirees

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, 35 and 45.  Retirees were also honored and recognized for their commitment to Mt. Vernon.

FES, MES and MCE Race at "Kindy 500" Kindy 500 FES

Fortville Elementary School (FES), McCordsville Elementary School (MES) and Mt. Comfort Elementary (MCE) recently celebrated the month of racing by hosting "Kindy 500." Kindergarteners decorated a cardboard box as a race car, paraded through their school and completed a lap in front of an audience of parents

MV Schools Host Unified Champions Field Days! Unified Champions MMP

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) celebrated two days of Unified Champions field days in May with both elementary and preschool students. Unified Champions is a Special Olympics program that engages schools in creating climates of inclusion, acceptance, respect and human dignity for ALL students. Students with and without disabilities competed on the same teams to keep an inclusive environment where every student participates regardless of athletic, intellectual, ambulatory or functional abilities.

MV Community Passes Referendum MV Community Passes Referendum

The MV CommUNITY is STRONG! The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation commends our entire community for their engagement and support of the $.17 operating referendum. Mt. Vernon will be able to maintain our programming and low class sizes. The referendum funds will also be allocated to hire more school resource officers so each building will have security presence and the high school will have two officers. In addition, our teachers’ salaries will increase and our classified staff pay will increase to a more competitive level. Our Operations Fund will be sustainable as the referendum funds will help replace the loss of our 10-year increment funds. 

MVHS FCCLA Chapter was Awarded Gold Chapter for the 8th Year MVHS FCCLA Students w/Award

The Indiana FCCLA State Conference was held March 6-8 at the Horizon Center in Muncie Indiana.  Students competed in State events and National STAR events.  For the eighth year in a row, the Mt. Vernon High School FCCLA Chapter received Gold the highest FCCLA award for their Chapter Honor Binder.  The binder documents all FCCLA activities the chapter completes in a calendar year. 

FES 4th Graders Create a Gingerbread Town of Fortville Seals Business and kids with gingerbread display

Fortville Elementary School (FES) fourth grade students utilized a number of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) applications to create a gingerbread replica of the Town of Fortville. Students were placed into small groups and assigned a business to research, prepare a report and create a gingerbread visual. All buildings were then connected to create a delicious replica of Main Street along with Mt. Vernon High School, Mt. Vernon Middle School, Fortville Elementary and Memorial Park.