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Explore the Arts: New Website Section

We are excited to launch a vibrant addition to our district website! Discover the creativity and talent of Mount Vernon City Schools' students through our new Arts site section.

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Posted Monday, April 15, 2024

Senior Citizens Spring Luncheon

Area Senior Citizens: Superintendent Bill Seder requests the honor of your presence at the annual Senior Citizens Spring Luncheon, Tuesday, April 30, from noon until 2:00 p.m. in the Mount Vernon High School gymnasium.   To make reservations, RSVP to Jessica Shelton at 740.397.7422, extension 6025, or via email at [email protected].

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Posted Thursday, April 11, 2024

Mount Vernon Receives National Recognition for Music Education Support

Mount Vernon City Schools has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. Now in its 25th year, the Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to school districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement to provide music access and education to all students.

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Posted Friday, April 5, 2024

April 8 Solar Eclipse

Mount Vernon City Schools will not be in session on Monday, April 8, to allow our students and parents to see the solar eclipse in our area.

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Posted Thursday, April 4, 2024

PTO Basket Raffle

Back by popular demand is our Columbia Elementary School PTO Gift Basket FundraiserIn 2022 we did gift basket fundraiser and not only was it incredibly successfulbut our kids had great time participating and an even greater time with the prizesWe raised money for many fun events and student support that would not have been possible without our Columbia families and their supportersThose funds helped us to provide opportunities for our studentsassembliesand activities such as our leap day frogs and our egg hunt before spring break

Our families loved this fundraiser and we wanted to do this againbut bigger and betterWe have been planning this fundraiser and celebratory event for two yearsThis year we will have many fun baskets to raffle off to our family and friendsThe kids will have the first opportunity at this fundraiserand the only digital option for purchasing ticketsOur Spring Fling eventon April 20thwill be the final date for cash purchases of tickets to enter each baskets raffleIt will also be the date that the winners will be selectedNot only will this event be the culmination of our gift basket fundraiserbut it will also be an opportunity to share our gratitude with the many local businesses who support our schoolOur spring fling will be family dance party with the gift basket raffle at the end

Our kiddos won great prizes for the last gift basket raffleand we plan to bring the prizes againthis yearTop selling students can win ride to school in the Mount Vernon Fire Department's fire truck or with the Knox County Sheriff's OfficeWe are trying to work our magic to get dunk tankso our top sellers have the opportunity to dunk Mr. Thompsonor Mrs. Millerwho is VERY excitedWe cannot wait to bless our studentsas they bless us every day

If you would like to support our school AND have a chance to win an incredible basket, you can order through this QR code.  If you would know the child that you want to give your ticket credit to, just choose the grade level, choose your basket and then select the student.  Otherwise, you can select a general fund.


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Posted Thursday, April 4, 2024

Basket Raffle

Columbia PTO is sponsoring an incredible basket raffle.  With over 36 different baskets to choose from, you could walk away with a basket ranging from values of $75.00- $500.00 for just the cost of $1.00.  Raffle tickets are being sold for $1.00 each and can be ordered online or from a student at Columbia.   

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Posted Thursday, April 4, 2024

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