Letter to the Editor from Tom Kopatich

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MSD of Mount Vernon Welcomes You to the 2015-2016 School Year.

The 2015-16 school year is just around the corner. I would like to extend a welcome back to all of our students, faculty, staff, and parents. Our junior high and high school offices are now open and all three elementary schools will be open on Wednesday, July 29. Detailed information regarding the opening of school can be found in the local newspapers as well as on each school's Facebook page.

As I havementioned before, our schools depend on good communication to ensure our students'success.

lf youhave a concern, or would simply like to share something about your child, please feel free to contact his/her teacher or principal.

We are extremely grateful for our parent volunteers and for your involvement with your child's academic success. Please join us in our efforts to promote high academic achievement in our students by continuing to make education a priority in your household. We are excited about extending our e-Learning program to the high school. All high school students will be receiving a MacBook that will enhance the educational process. Mr. Kyle Jones, administrators,and staff have been working on our curriculum mapping that will strengthen our overall curriculum.Mr. David Frye and his staff have had a busy summer preparing all buildings for the return of ourstudents. We take great pride in our facilities making them clean and comfortable for students andstaff. Our students benefit from our various extracurricular activities as well. I hope you will have theopportunity to enjoy attending some of these events whether they are academic or athletic.I am very proud of our schools and our community! I would like to thank all the businesses for theirhelp in supporting our schools. I would also like to thank all the businesses and churches that havehelped our students with school supplies. The Bookstore is located at the high school and will be open from August l through the 8th.lf I can be of any service, please do not hesitate to call me at my office 812-833-5124 or email me atkopatichtp@mvschool.org. I hope everyone has a great rest of the summer, and we look forward toseeing the students on Tuesday, August 11.


Dr. Tom Kopatich

Superintendent of Schools

MSD of Mount Vernon