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All Five MVCSC Schools Receive a Highly Effective Schools Accreditation

For the second year in a row, all five schools in the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation have earned a Highly Effective Schools Accreditation from Solution Tree. This accreditation is a significant achievement that reflects all five schools’ commitment to reaching and maintaining the highest levels of educational quality. Mt. Vernon High School, Mt. Vernon Middle School, Fortville Elementary School, McCordsville Elementary School, and Mt. Comfort Elementary School earned this accreditation by maintaining and growing identified areas having the biggest impact on student learning and growth. These areas are directly aligned to the Professional Learning Communities at work® (PLC) process and the High Reliability Schools framework.

Show Appreciation to an MV Staff Member - Send a "Because of You" Card

Express your appreciation to a Mt. Vernon employee by sending a “Because of You…” card now! Anyone can share a kind message to a bus driver, teacher, cafeteria worker, instructional assistant, custodian, or any staff member. The Mt. Vernon employees being recognized will receive a “Because of You…” postcard (for free) with your personalized message, from you! Click the link below to fill out the simple form!

 
MVEF Hosts Staff-Appreciation Event

The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation sponsored a free staff appreciation event for all MVCSC staff, which took place on September 12th at the Indianapolis Regional Airport hangar in Mt. Comfort. This free event worked as an opportunity to thank all of our hard-working staff members and to welcome new staff. 

MV Honors Heroes: Active Duty, Veterans, First Responders

Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation was pleased to host a free breakfast event to commemorate the Anniversary of September 11, 2001. The hour together honored and thanked veterans, first responders, active military, and their families throughout our community. Our local heroes came together in Mt. Vernon High School’s cafeteria to solemnly remember the events of 9/11. 

Traveling Talks Flyer

Superintendent Dr. Jack Parker has scheduled four “Traveling Talks” throughout the Mt. Vernon community in 2022.  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.  

MVEF Golf Outing

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to support Mt. Vernon Education Foundation at the “Chip in Fore Kids” Golf Outing at TopGolf. This event will be held at the TopGolf Fishers, which is located at 116th Street, Fishers. Come enjoy an afternoon of networking with your friends, family, and colleagues as we raise funds for the MVEF’s work to encourage and support creativity, innovation, and excellence that connect and enhance educational opportunities

MV Students Compete at Taekwondo World Championship

Mt. Vernon students Aaron Albright of Mt. Vernon High School (MVHS) and Brody Daniel of Fortville Elementary School (FES) recently competed in the ATA World Taekwondo Championships in Phoenix, Arizona.  Nine year-old Brody Daniel competed in three events, as did 15 year-old Aaron Albright of MVHS. Being an international competition, Brody and Aaron both had to step out of their comfort zones and face equally skilled opponents from all over the world. 

Doran Bennett at Jr. Olympics

Fortville Elementary third grader, Doran Bennett, recently ventured to Sacramento, California where he competed in the 2022 Track & Field Junior Olympics. He advanced through regionals and competed in three events at the national level which included the 400m, 200m, and long jump. 

Welcome Back-to-School!

MVCSC is preparing for a great year ahead with the start of the 2022-2023 school year for students beginning on Thursday, July 28! Here are some important noteworthy nuggets of information, as well as full back-to-school details. 

Students Charged for Meals 2022-2023

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

pltw

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.

MV Ambassador App is Open! Join the Ambassador Program

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.

FES & MES Celebrated "Kindy 500"

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 Offers 65+ Club Summer Events!

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

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.