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News from Mt. Vernon Elementary School.

Preschool Students Make Care Packages for Deployed Sailors

Preschool student Tessa Begley’s father, Bryan Begley, is currently deployed with US Navy on the USS Cowpens until spring. All of the MVES preschool classes brought in items for care packages to be mailed to Tessa’s father and other sailors on his ship. Their ship is currently helping with relief efforts in the Philippines. Our… Continue Reading Preschool Students Make Care Packages for Deployed Sailors

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Kenna’s Kitchen Food Drive

Mt. Vernon Elementary School’s food drive for Kenna’s Kitchen was a huge success!  Special thanks to everyone who donated.

  • Corn – 232 cans
  • Green Beans – 376 cans
  • Peas – 361 cans
  • Instant Potatoes – 212 boxes
  • Stuffing – 206 boxes
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    UNITE Poster Contest Winners

    Fourth and Fifth grade students at the elementary schools in our district recently participated in a UNITE poster contest. Posters were to have a drug prevention message.   Winners at the school level received a nice certificate and a t-shirt.  Winners at the District level won Wendy’s gift certificates.  All winners were recognized at the UNITE… Continue Reading UNITE Poster Contest Winners

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    MVES Students Empowered with 21st Century Technology

    Mt. Vernon Elementary received two classroom sets of laptops and one classroom set of iPads this fall.  Here are just a few ways the new technology is being implemented at the school:

    Sydney Woods reading an e-book on one of the school’s new iPads.

    Mr.… Continue Reading MVES Students Empowered with 21st Century Technology

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    MVES Fifth Grade Pays Tribute to Special Veteran

    On November 11, 2013 Fifth Grade Students at Mount Vernon Elementary School were treated to a special guest speaker, Master Sergeant Chris Mason with the United States Air Force. Students were urged by Master Sergeant Mason to practice the key values and pillars of character embedded within the Air Force. He spoke on integrity, and… Continue Reading MVES Fifth Grade Pays Tribute to Special Veteran

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    MVES 5K Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk

    Mount Vernon Elementary School is hosting a 5K Run/2 Mile Fun Walk on Sunday, November 24, 2013 @ 2 pm. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Mount Vernon Elementary School’s quest for student iPads. The 5K course will take you along the beautiful autumn scenery of the town of Mt. Vernon and… Continue Reading MVES 5K Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk

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    MVES Red Ribbon Week

    Red Ribbon Festivities at MVES:

  • Monday, October 21 is Crazy Hair or Hat Day—“Use Your Head-Don’t Do Drugs”
  • Tuesday, October 22 is Wear Team Apparel Day–“Team Up Against Drugs”
  • Wednesday, October 23 is Wear Camo Day—“Join the Fight Against Drugs”
  • Thursday, October 24 is Wear Your PJ’s/House Shoes Day—“Follow Your Dreams—Don’t Do Drugs”
  • Friday, October… Continue Reading MVES Red Ribbon Week
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    MVFD Visits MVES Preschool

    October 7th – October 11th was Fire Safety week!  The Mt. Vernon Fire Department came to MVES Preschool and discussed fire safety.  Students got to explore the fire trucks, see a fire fighter in uniform, and spray a fire extinguisher (filled with water).

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    MVES Beef Stew Drive

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE – STOP WORLD HUNGER

    2013 BEEF STEW DRIVE

    MVES Family Resource will be collecting cans of beef stew  Monday, October 14 – Friday, October 18.  All cans will be collected by F.R.C and donated to our local food banks for our local families in need.  A pizza party will be awarded to… Continue Reading MVES Beef Stew Drive

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    MVES Yearbooks On Sale

    The 2013-2014 MVES yearbook will be on sale from October 1st-October 18th. The yearbooks will be hardback and full color.

    This will be your only time to purchase a yearbook.  The price of the yearbook is $28 per book or $50 for two.

    For your convenience, you have two payment options:

  • Pay half upfront and the… Continue Reading MVES Yearbooks On Sale
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