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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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Backstage With The Sense & Sensibility Cast

Backstage With The Sense & Sensibility Cast

This year’s theater debut, MV Studios’ take on Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility was a rousing success! This adaptation had dozens of small Mount Vernon-ized facets like music selection and color design that without being pointed out, an audience member might not...

Celebrating Student-Published Written Work

Celebrating Student-Published Written Work

How might we foster student storytelling? Truth is always more interesting than fiction, at least this was the case for three Upper School students in Marie Graham’s The Secrets of the CIA & FBI, a humanities course combining a study of history with modern American...

Fostering Meaningful Connections Across Campuses

Fostering Meaningful Connections Across Campuses

How Might We Foster Connection Across Campuses? For many years Mount Vernon has had an end-of-year tradition known as the Senior Salute, where on the eve of Bacalorret, graduating seniors dressed in their caps and gowns parade through the Lower Campus to cheers and...

Middle School Servant Leaders

Middle School Servant Leaders

Mount Vernon is committed to fostering student-led change by creating an environment where students can make a significant impact on the learning experience. Through the Upper School Prefect System, students have been serving the School since 2009. This unique form of...

MV Expert in Residence. Meet: Sarah Royal

MV Expert in Residence. Meet: Sarah Royal

Sarah Royal joined Mount Vernon in June with a dual role, she acts as the School’s in-house Director of Web Development and Digital Experience and is an Upper School faculty member teaching User Experience (UX) Strategy Design in Mod 1 and 3. With a master's degree in...

Celebrating Cultures Around Campus

Celebrating Cultures Around Campus

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 in the United States and recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of our country. At Mount Vernon, we celebrated in a...