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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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iProject Mini Makes Its Debut On Lower Campus

iProject Mini Makes Its Debut On Lower Campus

What if students could choose what they learned about? What if students could explore their passions and curiosities at school? What if students could be in collaborative groups with teachers and students with similar interests? What if we entrusted them to befriend...

MS Athletics: A Program for Exploration and Discovery

MS Athletics: A Program for Exploration and Discovery

Mount Vernon Middle School students are deeply involved in athletics. At the end of last year, 91% of the Middle School student population were involved in athletics. Of those, 75 are three-sport athletes, which means they participated on an athletic team every...

Homecoming 2022 and The Ron Hill Field Dedication

Homecoming 2022 and The Ron Hill Field Dedication

On Friday, September 16, Mount Vernon welcomed current students and families, faculty/staff, grandparents, and alumni to celebrate Homecoming 2022. Additionally, the Mount Vernon community celebrated the Hill family on this day of remembrance to honor a teacher,...

How Might We Impact Our Community Through Service?

How Might We Impact Our Community Through Service?

Mount Vernon families have a passion for service. Last week, The Mount Vernon community participated in The Fall Impact Service Drive. Our goal was to collect 4,000 individually packaged snack bags through a partnership with Atlanta Mission, an organization committed...

New Faculty Share Creative Techniques, Bring Rich Experiences

New Faculty Share Creative Techniques, Bring Rich Experiences

In every division at Mount Vernon, students are provided an environment in which they learn collaboratively while engaging in authentic, real-world work. At the same time, the School’s educators have the flexibility to create thoughtful learning environments, bringing...

Scale Modeling Creating Collaboration

Scale Modeling Creating Collaboration

Grade 7 Math Teacher and new faculty member April Lucas likes to begin the School year with a project. “Collaboration is key in any classroom especially at the beginning of the school year. Assigning group projects to a class who may not be totally familiar with each...