Category: MVES News

News from Mt. Vernon Elementary School.

MVES Music Teacher Receives Award

Jamie Cornelius

Congratulations to Mrs. Jamie Cornelius, who received the 2020-2021 District 11 KMEA Teacher of the Year Award!  Mrs. Jamie has been a music teacher in Rockcastle County Schools for 31 years, as of this year, and shows no signs of stopping anytime soon!  Mrs. Jamie has spent her entire career sharing her passion for and love… Continue Reading MVES Music Teacher Receives Award

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History Comes Alive in the MVES Wax Museum!

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To make sure COVID guidelines were followed, Mount Vernon Elementary fifth grade gifted and talented students created a Historical Figures Wax Museum rather than putting on a play. Each student chose his/her favorite person from history and researched the life of that person. After their research, the students wrote a first person monologue, memorized it, and… Continue Reading History Comes Alive in the MVES Wax Museum!

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2021-22 SBDM Council Parent Member Opening

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Dear Mt. Vernon Elementary School Parent:

As we approach the closing of another school year, it is time to nominate and elect parent members for our MVES 2021-22 Site Based Decision Making Council.

In Kentucky, each school has a council composed of the principal, elected teachers, and elected parents who make many of the most… Continue Reading 2021-22 SBDM Council Parent Member Opening

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MVES Preschool Classes Celebrate Earth Day

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Ms. Kara’s preschool classes at MVES celebrated Earth Day! Both AM & PM classes used natural and recycled materials to create bird feeders, painted with recycled materials, and learned the importance of making smart decisions that impact our environment.

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MVES Kindergarten Derby Day 2021

On Wednesday, April 28th, Mt. Vernon Elementary School kindergarten classes had their Kindergarten Derby race.  Each class had boy and girl winner.  From those winners, we had the students race and had two overall winners, Mattaly Northern and Henry Rader.

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MVES Hats for Hospice 2021

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Mt. Vernon Elementary School collected over $500 on Hats for Hospice Day on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

 

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MVES Student Named Finalist in Music K8 Cover Contest

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Mt. Vernon Elementary is pleased to announce that Abagail Miller has received a “Finalist” award in the Music K8 Cover Contest!  Abagail is a 5th grade student and received a Finalist certificate for her hard work.  Her name will be featured in the Music K8 magazine.  Abagail, we are certainly proud of you!

Pictured is… Continue Reading MVES Student Named Finalist in Music K8 Cover Contest

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Shannen Eckert’s Artwork to be Featured as Magazine Cover

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Every year Mt. Vernon students have the opportunity to enter a special art contest sponsored by the Music K-8 Magazine.  For many years MVES has been blessed with Honorable Mentions, and even a few Runners-Up.  However, THIS year we have a super-special winner.  For the first time in the history of the contest, one of… Continue Reading Shannen Eckert’s Artwork to be Featured as Magazine Cover

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Thank You from MVES!

Thank you to all the families who participated in our Reading for Education fundraiser at Mt. Vernon Elementary School!   We had 89 teachers receive Gift of Reading gift cards which totaled $3,200.  These cards are given directly to teachers to purchase books and magazines for their classrooms to enrich classroom instruction.

Once again, we so appreciate all the… Continue Reading Thank You from MVES!

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MVES Celebrates the Union of Q&U

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Mt. Vernon Elementary kindergarten students celebrated the union of letters Q and U. The students celebrated with a wonderful wedding and reception to honor the union of the two letters being  together forever.  One of our wonderful bus drivers, Carolyn Holt, donated beautiful flowers for the bouquets.

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