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Daily Announcements
Tuesday, April 15
Gray Day

Freshman, Sophomore and Junior students who would like to run for class officer next year can pick up applications in the main office. These are due no later than 3:15 p.m. on Monday, April 21. NO EXCEPTIONS!

The SADD club is sponsoring a Clean Up Day on April 19th from 8:30 to noon in honor of Earth Day. The first 50 students that attend will receive a BRIGHT orange t-shirt of the event. Students are to meet at the football parking lot between 8:00-8:30 to receive materials and their t-shirt. A sign up sheet is in the main office.

Sign up sheets for this year's AAG are available in the main office. Forms are due Thursday. The form includes parental permission that must be signed to compete and a list of events. The 2014 Almost Anything Goes will be on Thursday, April 24th. GAME ON!

The state project for student council this year is “Choose Kind.” Teachers received bracelets that say “Choose Kind” to give to students they see doing something kind. If that student sees someone (a peer) doing a kind deed they are to give up their bracelet to that person. The project will continue until the end of the school year. Let’s show our appreciation of kind acts and pass them. Choose Kindness cards are available in the main office. Students or teachers that see a kind act being done can pick up a card, fill it out, and place it in the drop box in the office. Cards will be reviewed and forwarded to the student showing kindness.

Full cast rehearsal for “The Fantasticks” will be tomorrow from 3:30 – 5:30.

It's National Library Week: Come in and check out a book from the Media Center this Thursday and Friday and your name will go into a drawing for a Barnes and Noble Gift Certificate of $25.00 to be given out on both days. All students and teachers can register! Bring your classes anytime. No advance notice needed!

There will be a meeting at 7:30 a.m. Friday in the auxiliary gym for any girl wishing to try out for basketball next year.

Seniors - Yearbook has extended the deadline for senior ads to May 1st.


Week of April 14:

Monday: Pork Chopette
Tuesday: Teriyaki Nuggets
Wednesday: Lasagna Roll
Thursday: Turkey & Gravy
Friday: Fish Fillet


2014 yearbooks are on sale now! You can purchase a yearbook for $55 by sending cash, a check made payable to MVHS Yearbook, or ordering online at and using order number 17198.

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MVHS Mission Statement

The Mt. Vernon High School community is committed to challenging all students to achieve their highest potential. Furthermore, we seek to develop integrity, responsibility, empathy for others, respect for cultural diversity, and school pride in our students.

MSD of Mt. Vernon Mission Statement

Motivate individuals to succeed
Valuable community partnerships
Passionate teachers and staff
Rigorous curriculum
Integrated technology
evelop critical and creative thinking skills
Engage students, parents, and families

MSDMV is proud to provide exemplary academic opportunities with integrated technology to develop critical and creative thinking skills in our students. Passionate teachers and staff along with valuable community and family partnerships motivate all students to follow their individual chosen path.

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Extended School Day Schedule

The Mt. Vernon School Board approved a resolution to lengthen the student day by 20 minutes beginning Monday, March 31, so additional days will not have to be added to the school calendar at the end of the school year to make up snow days. The MVHS schedule beginning Monday, March 31, will be as follows:

  • Periods 1/5: 8:00-9:30
  • Periods 2/6: 9:40-11:10
  • Reading Period: 11:10-11:25
  • Periods 3/7: 11:30-1:35
  • Periods 4/8: 1:45-3:15


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04/18 Snow Make-Up Day
04/21 Snow Make-Up Day
05/03 SAT Test
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05/12 Senior Honors Night
05/15 Spring Art Show
05/16 Spring Art Show
05/16 Senior Recognition...
05/16 Senior Class Trip

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Mt. Vernon High School
700 Harriett St.
Mt. Vernon, IN  47620

Phone:  812-838-4356
Fax:  812-833-2099

Tom Russell, Principal
Chad Rodgers, Assistant Principal
Gary Redman, Athletic Director