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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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Five MV Seniors Earn Academic Honors

Five MV Seniors Earn Academic Honors

Congratulations to Class of 2022 Liam Adams, Austin Taylor, Angelina Tuggle, Channing Hall, and Rediet Yonas who recently earned academic honors from the College Board’s National Recognition Programs. These five Mount Vernon seniors were selected out of more than...

US & MS Preview Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

US & MS Preview Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy

Contributed via The Curator, Written by Class of 2023 William Nix The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong As some might say, “the show must go on.” Well, in The One-Act Play That Goes Wrong, that is exactly what happens. The MV Allstars have been working tirelessly since...

MS Students Master Collaboration Skills

MS Students Master Collaboration Skills

Last week, the Middle School was buzzing with the collaborator mindset in use, both in and outside of the classroom. From digital arts to life science, and all subjects in between, as collaborators, students are designing, reiterating, and producing evidence of their...

A Celebration of US MOD 1

A Celebration of US MOD 1

As the first MOD came to a close for the Upper School last week, displays of the student’s learning were seen all throughout the US building - featuring improv shows, an open mic night, a fashion showcase, Zoom calls with authors, and more. Mount Vernon’s own rock...

Exploring PK5 Students Wonder & Wander in Science Unit

Exploring PK5 Students Wonder & Wander in Science Unit

At Mount Vernon we believe that students explore to learn. This is prominent throughout the School, especially in Preschool, where discovery is based on curiosity. PK5 students have the added advantage of being able to wonder and wander more intentionally, in Kate...

Building Courage Through Competence & Confidence

Building Courage Through Competence & Confidence

Last week, more than 50 Lower School students braved the stage, showcasing their talents in the Lower School annual Variety Show. In front of their families, friends, teachers, and peers, this upcoming generation of MV Artists recited original poems, sang, danced, put...