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out-of-district transfer 24/25

All students who live out-of-district and are interested in attending or are currently attending a Mt. Vernon school are also required to submit an application during either of these selected windows to attend a Mt. Vernon school during the 2024-2025 school year. If you live in any MVCSC enrollment area, you do NOT need to complete this application.

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Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) celebrated three Unified Champions field days in May with preschool, elementary, middle and high school students participating in the fun. 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 provide an inclusive environment where every student participates regardless of athletic, intellectual, ambulatory, or functional abilities.

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The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is pleased to share and congratulate the third cohort of MV Ambassadors on their graduation. The special group of community members learns behind-the-scenes information about Mt. Vernon operations and programming in eight meetings throughout the school year. MV Ambassadors are empowered with school knowledge about every department and become a resource for the community.

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Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation Board of Trustees for receiving an Exemplary Governance Award from the Indiana School Board Association (ISBA). They received this award for 2023 at the Commendable level, which is granted to school boards that have a majority of board members with Commendable individual status. 

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Ms. Ashley Gustin has been selected as the new principal of Mt. Vernon Intermediate School. Ms. Gustin comes to Mt. Vernon from South Madison Community Schools as an assistant principal at Pendleton Heights Middle School. In addition to her depth of qualifications and leadership skills, she also has experience opening an intermediate school with 1,100 students at Anderson Community Schools.

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Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is proud to share this year’s district winners for Teacher of the Year (TOY), Mrs. Kelsey Rusk, First Grade Teacher at Fortville Elementary, and Staff of the Year (SOY), Mrs.Tonya Brown, Behavior Tech at Mt. Comfort Elementary! Both winners were recognized at the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation’s Black and Gold Gala in early April.

 
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Mrs. Haley Frischkorn, MVCSC English Language Coordinator, is one of three fortunate teachers in Hancock County to be selected for the Lilly Endowment Inc. Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program. This fellowship program provides a select few Indiana teachers up to $15,000 allowing them to explore new opportunities that will inspire them and help in their teaching career. The grant is to fund teachers a renewal project to be renewed in their students’ education and experiences in the classroom through their teaching. Frischkorn plans to visit notable sites in New Zealand with her family to see their imaginations come to life. She has titled this plan, “There and Back Again: A Teacher’s Tale- Reignite the imagination by journeying through Middle Earth.”

TOY SOY 2024

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation is proud to share this year’s building winners of Teacher of the Year (TOY) and Staff of the Year (SOY). This year's building TOY winners included the following: Fortville Elementary - Kelsey Rusk, McCordsville Elementary - Abby Kern, Mt. Comfort Elementary - Liz Jenkins, Mt. Vernon High School - Laura Hannah, Mt. Vernon Middle School - Michelle Dunahee, Administration Building - Krista Weber. SOY winners included the following: Fortville Elementary - Beth Thomas, McCordsville Elementary - Trudy Cole, Mt. Comfort Elementary - Tonya Brown, Mt. Vernon High School - Kelly Fleming, Mt. Vernon Middle School - Cathay Womack, Administration Building - Tori Wisker. Special thanks to the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation (MVEF) for sponsoring Mt. Vernon’s TOY and SOY awards.

Welcome Britt to Board

The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Meghan Britt’s appointment to fill the vacant board seat amidst a highly competitive applicant pool. Britt will fill the remainder of Tony May’s term, extending through the 2024 calendar year.

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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 learning 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 driving permanent, positive, and significant impacts on student achievement.