Academics

Our students consistently score above state and national averages on state and national academic assessments, and are able to pursue interests in core academic classes as well as classes in the fine and practical arts.

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Arts

The District has exemplary and award-winning programs in band, choir, orchestra, theater, and art, with learning and performances taking place in a state of the art Performing Arts Center.

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Athletics

The Mount Vernon Mustangs consistently excel at high levels in all sports, winning multiple state, district, and conference championships throughout its history.

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Excellence in Academics, Arts & Athletics

Our students thrive in a culture that recognizes that being a well-rounded person is key to their personal growth and development. Many of our students excel in all three arenas, developing life skills and building relationships that will assist them for their lives after school.

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It was very nice. A lot of gifted artists

Mary Poppins opens this Saturday! Shows are April 13, 19, 20 at 7pm and April 14 at 2pm. You don’t want to miss this incredible show filled with memorable music and "magic."

Tickets available online: mvhstheatre.ludus.com/index.php
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Mary Poppins opens this Saturday!  Shows are April 13, 19, 20 at 7pm and April 14 at 2pm.  You dont want to miss this incredible show filled with memorable music and magic. 

Tickets available online: https://mvhstheatre.ludus.com/index.php

Attention Mount Vernon Families: Southeast Linn Community Center is offering scholarships for Mount Vernon Pool passes for those with financial need. A limited number of scholarships are available. Sign-up is open until Friday, April 26th. Scholarship request forms can be completed online at www.selinn.org, or paper copies will be available at 108 S. Washington St in Lisbon during SELCC open hours.
Scholarships will cover 75% of the cost and recipients will be responsible for 25%, which must be paid upon approval of the scholarship. Call 319-455-2844 or email info@selinn.org with questions.
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Very good idea, thank you Community Center

The Mount Vernon Community School District is excited to announce its inaugural District Art Show, exhibiting a curated collection of artwork, handpicked by art teachers, Bonnie Ahrens, Samantha Yorgensen, and Sara Lenhart. These pieces reflect the exceptional talent and creativity of students across all grades,
from begindergarten to twelfth grade, with approximately 150 works on display. The exhibition will be held in the High School Performing Arts Center lobby during the weeks of the High School spring musical. We will kick off the show with an opening reception Saturday, April 13 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Join us in celebrating our student’s creative passion and skill in the visual arts!
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The Mount Vernon Community School District is excited to announce its inaugural District Art Show, exhibiting a curated collection of artwork, handpicked by art teachers, Bonnie Ahrens, Samantha Yorgensen, and Sara Lenhart. These pieces reflect the exceptional talent and creativity of students across all grades,
from begindergarten to twelfth grade, with approximately 150 works on display. The exhibition will be held in the High School Performing Arts Center lobby during the weeks of the High School spring musical. We will kick off the show with an opening reception Saturday, April 13 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Join us in celebrating our student’s creative passion and skill in the visual arts!

Pictures from the MV Relays last Thursday — the first track meet at the Martha Parsons Activities Complex. MV brought home the team title!

Photos by Cassidy Olberding and Matt Thede
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Pictures from the MV Relays last Thursday -- the first track meet at the Martha Parsons Activities Complex. MV brought home the team title! 

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Congratulations to Lincoln Highway Jazz for their 2nd place finish at the Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships held yesterday in Waukee! 3A Outstanding Performer Awards went to Charlie Krob (voice) and Louis Krob (drums).

Lincoln Highway Jazz::
Carrington Bybee, Charlie Krob, Penelope Vig, Skye Rodman, Mollie Snedden, Charlotte Woosley, Louis Krob, Luke Stephens, Anna Vavricek, Kylie Pyatt, Madie Boren, Emma Hoffman, Gabe Mahoney, Jaks Lee, Cyrus Johnson, Michael Covington, and Emmett Jordan.
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Congratulations to Lincoln Highway Jazz for their 2nd place finish at the Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships held yesterday in Waukee! 3A Outstanding Performer Awards went to Charlie Krob (voice) and Louis Krob (drums).

Lincoln Highway Jazz::
Carrington Bybee, Charlie Krob, Penelope Vig, Skye Rodman, Mollie Snedden, Charlotte Woosley, Louis Krob, Luke Stephens, Anna Vavricek, Kylie Pyatt, Madie Boren, Emma Hoffman, Gabe Mahoney, Jaks Lee, Cyrus Johnson, Michael Covington, and Emmett Jordan.
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Congrats! That’s awesome!

Huge congratulations!!

Congrats!

Wow! 2nd place with tough competition! Bravo all!👏🎶🎉

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April 2024 District Newsletter

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Fostering growth and confidence as learners and people

Opportunities to Explore

Students in the Mount Vernon Community School District have the opportunity to pursue their interests and passions in a variety of academic programs, while also being able to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities.

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Accomplished Educators

The Mount Vernon Community School District is fortunate to have teachers and staff members who have dedicated several decades in service to our students, while also recruiting talented new teachers and staff members to join a dynamic team.

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A Caring Community

Supporting the social and emotional growth and well-being of our students is as important as their academic growth, and is evident in the positive relationships established between the students and staff.

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POSITIVE CULTURE

100% of the Mount Vernon Community School District recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of all students and staff in all academic and co-curricular areas.

FUTURE FOCUSED

70% of Mount Vernon Community School District students receive college credit prior to graduating from high school, and 87% of our graduates are enrolled in a two or four-year academic or trade program.

COMMUNITY FOCUSED

MANY of Mount Vernon Community School District students work in the community and are engaged in a variety of volunteer and service projects.

INVOLVED STUDENTS

MAJORITY of Mount Vernon Community School District students are involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

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Our students are all in with being proud Mustangs and proud members of the Mount Vernon community, and our staff and community are all in for them!

Dr. Greg Batenhorst