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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!


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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MVES Preschool Classes Celebrate Earth Day

earth day 2021

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

hats for hospice

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

a miller

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!

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MVES Celebrates the Union of Q&U

q and u collins

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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MVES Academic Awards

Linked below is the academic award list for Mt. Vernon Elementary School.

Academic Award Recipient List – April 2021

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Mt. Vernon Message 4/7/2021

Recycle Liam Mansfield, Jace Doan, Aubree Harris

Mrs. Alaina Taylor’s second grade class has worked super hard to create PSAs about recycling in honor of Earth Day later this month. There is one posted in each hallway of our school. Each poster has QR code that can be scanned with your phone and you can hear the short message read by students!… Continue Reading Mt. Vernon Message 4/7/2021

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MVES Family Resource Center Hop Into Reading Event

Mt. Vernon Elementary School Family Resource Center will be hosting a Hop Into Reading drive-thru event on Tuesday, April 6th beginning at 5:00, while supplies last. This event is for MVES students preschool-5th grade.

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