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Mount Vernon FFA members at National Convention. Burke and McKee Honored at National FFA Convention
 The Mount Vernon FFA Chapter attended the 92nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana the week of October 29th to November 2nd, 2019.  Bradyn Burke and Luke McKee, receive the American FFA Degree; the highest degree a member can receive. Read more... for details and picture. 
Yellow Jacket Drive Yellow Jacket Drive Extension
Yellow Jacket Drive Extension is now open between Division Street and Cougar Drive.  This summer we will make some additional permanent changes to improve accessibility and functionality.  The outer loop between the Middle School and High School will remain ONE WAY with two lane traffic to facilitate CURBSIDE drop off and left lane exit.

AM Parent Drop Off - Map: 
We will continue to utilize the upper parking lot for morning BUS drop off.  Parents please refrain from dropping off in the upper BUS parking loop.  We will continue utilizing the outside loop between the HS/MS for student /parent drop off.  All drop offs should be CURBSIDE.  
  • High School Parents will drop off CURBSIDE along the main entrance of the High School.  Once your child is dropped off you can, with caution and safety, work your way to the left hand exit lane.High School Drop-Off Area
  • Middle School Parents will drop off CURBSIDE along the cafeteria side of the Middle School.  IMPORTANT REMINDER: Middle School parents your drop off will not be at the corner by the library now that the outer loop is open.  Please pull up to the cafeteria side for drop off.Middle School Drop-Off Area
  • EXITING procedures.  The ONE WAY outer loop will exit onto the new Yellow Jacket Drive.  There will be two exit lanes (Left Lane -LEFT ; Right lane -RIGHT).  Please use caution and safety when moving into your respective exit lane.
    Parking Lot Exit

PM Parent Pickup
We will continue with the same pickup procedures with  Buses being the only vehicles on the Outer Loop.  Parents will have plenty of parking in the parking areas between the MS/HS.  When exiting the parking lot all vehicles will exit onto the outer loop on the MS side adjacent to Yellow Jacket Drive.  When buses begin moving all traffic will be stopped until all buses have exited.

PLEASE See Map for a visual clarification.

Please slow down and Be safe!

 
Thank You Voters Thank You Voters!
We are so grateful for the support and trust of the Mount Vernon community.  The combined emergency property tax levy is critical to the continued success of Mount Vernon City Schools as it makes up nearly 16% of our annual budget.  With your support, we have been able to renew four (4) existing operating levies by combining them to improve operational efficiency while not increasing taxes.  We appreciate the parent and community support we received during this campaign.

We are pleased to welcome Tim Workman as our newly elected school board member.  Tim has been a lifelong Mount Vernon resident who graduated from Mount Vernon High School.  Tim and his wife, Patty, have two children who also graduated from Mount Vernon High School.

We are also excited to announce that Dr. Marguerite Bennett and Mrs. Jody Goetzman will be returning to the board to continue their outstanding board service to the students, staff, and community of Mount Vernon.

Excellence Under Construction...Let’s keep up the good work!Thank you voters.  Hands in the shape of a heart.
 
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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. 
 
Our Mission
Our mission is to provide, in cooperation with the larger community, a quality education for all students by upholding a standard of excellence in curriculum, staff, facilities, achievement and conduct and to graduate individuals empowered to be self-motivated, life-long learners and responsible citizens.
 

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