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The Merchant Triplets

These siblings joined the Mount Vernon community when they were in fourth grade. Although they are the School’s only set of triplets and share a strong work ethic and drive, which they attribute to their parents’ influence, they each bring their own strengths and unique qualities to the table, and upon graduation, each has a different path laid out in front of them.

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Grade-Wide Interests In Sustainable Cities

Grade-Wide Interests In Sustainable Cities

Grade 6 students are diving deep into the concept of sustainability. Since the beginning of the year, students have explored how weather and natural disasters can affect a city, how to build earthquake-resistant homes, design sustainable food production networks,...

Developing More Than Creative Skills

Developing More Than Creative Skills

The Mount Vernon School has again partnered with the Missoula Children’s Theater, a nationally touring theater group dedicated to developing life skills in children through participation in the performing arts. This year, 63 students in Grades 1 - 5 brought the...

Maker Student Fingerprints Across Campus

Maker Student Fingerprints Across Campus

Makerspaces on both campuses exist to empower students, giving them hands-on experience to ideate, fabricate and iterate solutions. In Maker programs across all divisions inquiry-based learning, design and engineering come together. After an introduction with hands-on...

Giving Thanks To Mount Vernon’s Grandparents

Giving Thanks To Mount Vernon’s Grandparents

Grandparents and Special Friends occupy a special place in the Mount Vernon community. We are thankful these special people remain supportive of our students journey as the School prepares them for the world beyond the classroom. Grandparents are invited to many...

Weaving Visual Connections

Weaving Visual Connections

One of the newest community identifiers is the “Identity Tapestry” on the Lower Campus. Woven on a pinboard are the stories of our littlest Mustangs on display for the community to see and engage in. It all started with Early Childhood Visual Arts Teacher Cheryl Bruno...

Enhancing the Fan Experience for MV Athletics

Enhancing the Fan Experience for MV Athletics

The Athletic Department is constantly looking for avenues to enhance the fan experience by offering new and improved outlets for the MV community to interact with each sport and our student-athletes. One significant upgrade which debuted on the first day of the...