Recent News
Mary Harris Runner-up at Young Musicians Competition
Yellow Jacket sophomore, Mary Harris received 2nd place in the high school division of the Knox County Symphony's Young Musicians Competition! She will be singing two French Arias with the orchestra on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Rosse Hall (Kenyon College) at 8pm. 
Jennifer Noonan Qualifies for All-State Orchestra
MVHS Junior, Jennifer Noonan, cello, qualified for the the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) All-State Orchestra.  
MVHS Robotics Team Qualifies for State Tournament
MVHS, FTC Robotics Team (4510) qualified for the state tournament this weekend, Febuary 13th !!!  
Debate Team Qualifies 10 Students for State Finals
In a record breaking effort on February 6th the debate team qualified 10 students to the Ohio High School Speech League State Finals in Cincinnati on March 4-5.  Yellow Jacket Debaters finished 5th out of 20 teams in a district that ranges from Columbus to Toledo which is the highest place the team has achieved in its 10 year history. 
MVHS Programs to be Recognized by OSBA
Each spring, the Central Region of the Ohio School Boards Association recognizes districts with programs selected for exhibition at the OSBA Capital Conference Student Achievement Fair.
The Bookfast Club (Mrs. Keaton's Contemporary Reading course) and Cultures and Comparisons (Mrs. Behrensmeyer's student trips abroad) will be recognized as Outstanding Programs at the OSBA Spring Conference on March 9, 2016!

Congratulations Chris and Mary Jo!
 
Kindergarten Registration Dates
Parents, mark your calendar.  Kindergarten registration dates are as follows:

  • May 2nd.......................Dan Emmett
  • May 4th and 5th..........Twin Oak
  • May 6th........................East
  • May 9th............. ..........Wiggin Street
  • May 11th and 12th......Pleasant Street
  • May 13th......................Columbia
Click the Read More link for registration and health forms.
 
ACT Test Preparation Workshop
The Mount Vernon High School Academic Booster Club is currently taking registrations for the winter ACT Test Preparation Workshop. Registration forms are in the high school guidance office. The deadline is February 17 or the first 30 registrations. 
2015 Fall District Newsletter

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MV District Calendar Survey

Please review the 2016-2017 calendar template and complete the simple survey as your input is appreciated.

Calendar Link:    2016-2017 Calendar Option

Special Considerations:

Start Date: It was important to start after the Dan Emmett festival and include the hourly equivalent of 176 student days.

It was an important consideration for the High School to end the 1st Semester prior to the Winter Break for exam purposes.

Winter Break: Christmas and New Years falls on a Sunday.  We developed this option which still allow for a 2-week winter break by dismissing mid-week (12/22)  and resuming mid-week (1/4) 

We have included a full week for spring break at the end of march  and added a couple days in late April to coincide with Good Friday and Easter.

The last day for students is May 25 (176 days)  We have a couple of options for Graduation and would appreciate your specific input in a separate question.

Note: If we start later we will end later or find it necessary to eliminate some vacation days as its important to maintain student Instructional days.


After reading the information provided and reviewing the calendar option please share with us your comments:
What date would you prefer for Graduation?

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