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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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Your Voice + IDEA = Action

Your Voice + IDEA = Action

Community. Joy. Connection. Diversity. Impact. Perspective.  As a common teaching and learning practice to deepen skillsets throughout Mount Vernon, the School utilizes visible thinking routines (VTR) through math, science, humanities, and even electives to promote...

All Mustangs. All in.

All Mustangs. All in.

When it comes to giving at Mount Vernon, we live by the mantra All Mustangs. All in. This year more than ever, we’re seeing proof that even our youngest Mustangs can have a big impact. Mount Vernon’s Tinsley family - Chip and Katie, Grade 1 student Davis, Kindergarten...

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports are back in action for the new year, with Girls Basketball recording a 77-21 victory over Mt. Pisgah at home last night. This huge win moves their overall record to 7-4.  The team has recorded victories this season over Westminster, North Springs, Mt....

Mount Vernon Top 5 of 2022

Happy New Year, Mount Vernon!  As a School, we accomplished so much in 2021. We reunited. We graduated 82 seniors, sending them off to Stanford University, Harvard, University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Barnard College, Arizona State, University of British Columbia,...

Mustangs Share the Well in 12th Year of Toys for Tots

Mustangs Share the Well in 12th Year of Toys for Tots

Leaning into our norm of share the well, in the School’s 12th year participating for Toys for Tots, Mount Vernon students, families, faculty, and staff donated more than 2,875 toys as part of this initiative through the United States Marine Corps.  This morning, the...

MV Allstars One-Act Play Selected for ThesCon

MV Allstars One-Act Play Selected for ThesCon

The good news continues to come in for the MV Allstars, our Upper School performing artists. For the first time ever, the School’s theatre troupe - Troupe 7702 - has been selected to bring their Fall Mainstage production of The One Act Play That Goes Wrong to Georgia...