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School Spotlight

  • USI to hold first health informatics summit

    A ground-breaking conference covering various aspects of health informatics will be held for the first time at the University of Southern Indiana from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the University Center.
    The Health Informatics Tri-State Summit is being planned to address the growing need for information technology (IT) specialists with expertise in medical records, insurance claims, clinical care, and computer programming.

  • SeaPerch registration now through January 17

    The Southwest Indiana STEM Resource Center (SwISTEM) at the University of Southern Indiana is now accepting registrations for its fourth annual underwater robotics competition, the USI/Crane State SeaPerch Challenge, scheduled to take place Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Mount Vernon Junior High School natatorium.

  • Sheriff’s Department hosts fifth graders
  • Zion Nursery Center Pajama Day

    The Preschool students at Zion Nursery Center wore their pajamas, made pizzas, and brought their stuffed pet to school on Wednesday, Jan. 11.

  • Wildcats of the Month, December

    The following 10 students were selected by the faculty of Mount Vernon High School as “Wildcat of the Month” for December 2011. Students are selected based on criteria which include academics, citizenship, effort and attendance. Student honorees receive movie passes, food certificates and a MVHS T-shirt for being selected. December honorees are, front row, from left: are Michelle Walker, Kassidy Wolfe and Cheyenne Strobel. Back row: Sam Oliver, Craig Dick, Torsten Maier, Nicholas Loehr and Justin Dickhaut. Not pictured are: Matt Norton and Brianna Wrobel.
     

  • West students compete for a checkmate!

    West Elementary  students, Zach Jones, fourth grade, and Rachel Price, fifth grade, competed in the Evansville Chess Regional held Saturday, Jan. 9 in the 6th grade and under division. Rachel placed 13th with a record of 3-2 and Zach placed eighth with a record of 3-2. Zach advances to the State Finals which will be held at Pike High School in Indianapolis on Saturday, Jan. 28.

  • School board presents diploma


    On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the Mount Vernon School Board presented Alyssa Dawn Jochim with a high school diploma after meeting all the requirements. Alyssa, joined by her family members at the board meeting, was presented a diploma by new board president Heather Allyn.

  • MVHS Alum wins tent design challenge

    A three-member University of Southern Indiana student team won the Anchor Ideation Challenge sponsored by Anchor Industries and the University of Southern Indiana College of Business. Winning team members are Chelsea Schmidt, Mount Vernon, junior, marketing major, Sarah Krampe, Evansville, sophomore, marketing major, and Adam Kaps, Indianapolis, freshman, marketing major. The top team was selected today after nine USI student teams made presentations for competition judges.

  • Wildcat of the Month - September

    The following 10 students were selected by the faculty of Mount Vernon High School as “Wildcat of the Month” for September. Students are selected based on criteria which include academics, citizenship, effort and attendance. Student honorees receive movie passes, food certificates and an MVHS T-shirt for being selected. September honorees, bottom row, from left are: Cindy Mauro, Charity Harlen, Kate Cox and Allison Ricketts. Top row: Joe Little, Brittany Brooks, Amy Seifert,  Elizabeth Damm and Melanie Davis. Elizabeth Konrath absent from photo.

  • Mount Vernon Junior High to host 7th & 8th Grade Dance

    7th & 8th Grade Dance
    Mount Vernon Junior High’s fall dance for 7th and 8th graders will be Friday, Sept. 16, from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. To qualify for the dance, the student cannot have received an internal (AEP) or external suspension.  Students must enter the building no later than 6:45 p.m. If for some reason, the student cannot make it until after 6:45 p.m., the parent or guardian must speak with one of the administrators upon bringing the student to the dance.