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Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket Mascot Mount Vernon Middle School Announces Second Quarter Honor / Merit Roll
Mount Vernon Middle School announces the Honor Roll and Merit Roll students for the second quarter!  Read More... for the list of student names. 
Honor, Merit and Achievement Roll Icon with the Yellow Jacket Mascot. Mount Vernon High School Announces Honor Roll For Second Quarter
The staff and administration of MVHS would like to recognize the following students for their academic success in the classroom throughout the second quarter.  We are very proud of the time and commitment these students are putting into their academic pursuits!  Read More... for a list of student names.
 
Alex Yost one of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest winners with Mr. Fetters. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest Winners
 Congratulations to MVHS juniors Ethan Teet, Alex Yost, and Jacey Hartman for winning 3rd, 2nd, and 1st place in the Knox County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. high school essay contest.   The theme this year was "Where Do We Go From Here, Chaos or Community?" after one of King's books.  Read More... for details and picture. 
New Mount Vernon Board of Education member, Tim Workman. January Board of Education Meeting
Mount Vernon Board of Education met Monday evening for the first meeting of the New Year.  The Board welcomed new Board member Tim Workman and highlighted the Empty Bowls Art Show from Dan Emmett.  MVHS Principal, Scott Will, explained the new state requirements for graduation.  Read More... for video footage of the January Board of Education Meeting.
 
Stadium light pole on the ground after wind storm. Mount Vernon High School Yellow Jacket Stadium Closure
 On Saturday January 11th, 2020 during a strong wind event across both Mount Vernon and the Knox County area, the northeast stadium light pole was toppled over.  Upon inspection by our Supervisor of Maintenance, Rick Shaffer and special inspectors, which were called for evaluation, it has been determined that a second light pole may have sustained damages which could impact the structural integrity of the light pole.  Therefore, we are closing Yellow Jacket Stadium until these issues can be further evaluated and corrected.  Read More... for additional information. 
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School Closing Picture SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS - HOW IS THE DECISION MADE
The winter season is upon us. Our district administration, faculty, and staff understand that our decision to open or close schools during inclement weather has a big effect on families. We also understand that our students are better served, both academically and socially, by being in school. But, as always, our top priority is the safety of our students.  Click  Read More... to further understand the school closing/delay process. 
Ohio Department of Medicaid Logo Ohio Medicaid School Program Annual Notice
The Mt Vernon City School District has the opportunity to receive  Federal Medicaid dollars through a program called the Ohio Medicaid  School Program (MSP). Through this program, school districts can receive  Medicaid dollars for services such as Speech, Audiology, Physical  Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Psychology, Counseling, and  Social Work services.  Read More... for program details. 
 
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