District News

Congratulations to the MV Jazz Band and Jazz Choir on fantastic performances at the USD Jazz Festival on March 13th.

Jazz Band took home 3rd place out of 10 bands in Class A.

Jazz Choir took home 1st place out of 5 choirs in Class A.

Youth Baseball/Softball 2018 Registration

Click here --> Mount Vernon Registration Agreement


Snack Pack Program

If you would like to donate food items for the snack packs a list of common items is provided but not limited to. 

Congratulations Mount Vernon State Art Participants

Mount Vernon Art Contestants

Mt Vernon Community Blood Drive

Sponsored by: Mt Vernon HS

Wednesday, April 11th from 12pm - 6pm at the Mt Vernon School Gym

To schedule an appointment call Pat Mikkonen at (605)236-5238 or go to www.bloodhero.com!

Use sponsor code: mtvernon

No School Friday March 16th

Just a reminder, that there is NO SCHOOL on this Friday the 16th.  This is a scheduled vacation day on the school calendar.

State Visual Arts Contest

Date of the contest: March 15-17

Awards held: March 17 @ 4:30 pm

Place of the contest: Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls

Address: 1201 West Ave, SF SD 57104

Girls On The Run

This great program is coming to Mt Vernon starting March 5th.  Information will be sent home with all girls in 3rd thru 5th grade.  Visit https://www.receplanner.com/register/index/SD-IA-MN-GOTR-HS-Spring-2018  for the application and more information.  You can also reach Angela Eide @ angela.eide@gmail.com

Late start Wednesday March 7th

9:45 AM late start Wednesday, March 7th.

 NO PK or breakfast. No North Bus Route, Bus to 4-H grounds adjust pick up time to 9:15.  Anyone who lives in the country where roads are impassable just call school in the AM and let us know if you can't make it.  605-236-5237

Cancellation Notice

Due to the impending blizzard warning for Monday March. 5th.  There will be no school tomorrow.

Region 5A Boys Game

Watch the MVP Titans vs Parker Pheasants Live Friday, March 2nd. The game is scheduled to start at 7pm in Parker. The winner will advance to the Round of 16.

Click Here for the game.

Boys Basketball Schedule Change for tonight!

Due to the impending weather tonight, MVP and MCM have decided to move the games up and will go with a rolling schedule.  Game will run as follows:

4:00 C game: 5 minute quarters and a 2 minute halftime

4:45 JV game: 6 minute quarters and a 2 minute halftime

5:30 Senior Recognition

5:45 Varsity game: 15 minute warmup to the regularly played game

*Note Times are approximate and will be on a rolling schedule

Double Header Basketball Game in Mount Vernon

MVP Titans vs Dell Rapids Quarriers
Old Gym - Boys C 4:00 followed by JV game
TYCC - Girls JV 4:00 followed by C game

Girls Varsity @ 6:30 followed by Boys Varsity
Game Link: https://youtu.be/J-04ZDBogdk

Schedule Changes

Attention: Feb 5th school will dismiss @ 2:50 as it is Parent/Teacher Conferences starting @ 3:30. Also Feb 16th has been changed from a half day of school to a full day of NO SCHOOL due to Teacher In-Service.

One Act Play

Once Act Play Performance Tuesday, January 16th 7:30 PM>

Coat Drive

We are looking for slightly used to new coats to be donated to the Blessings Repeated store in Plankinton.  This store is a Mission store and helps purchase food items for the Snack Packs, donates clothing and supplies to the reservations, donates toiletry items to our veterans and so much more.  It is a non-profit store that is run by volunteers and every penny earned goes right back to the community.

You can help by dropping off coats at the Mount Vernon School. There is a box right at the front door, all you have to do is bring it in!  Thank you for helping make this a warm winter for everyone!

No Basketball Double Header in Gregory

BB Doubleheader in Gregory for tonight has been cancelled.  Make up date TBD later.  There will be no practice either for today. We are dismissing school at 2 PM today.


NEW: Early out on December 21st.  

Due to some scheduling conflicts we have made the decision to dismiss early on Thursday December 21st, 2017.  We will now have an early dismissal time of  2:00pm for the start of our Christmas Holiday.  Please spread the word.


NEW: Early out on December 21st.  

SCW vs MVP Live Feed

Follow the games tonight live!


Go Titans! 

Junior High and C Team Scrimmage

Junior High Scrimmage will begin at 4:15 in Plankinton, followed by the C Team Scrimmage at 5:15. 

JV GBB vs Bridgewater/Emery at 6:15

Varsity GBB vs Bridgewater/Emery at 7:15

Winter Band and Chorus Concert Schedule

6-12 Middle School & High School Concert will be November 30th at 7:30PM

PreK - 5th Grade Concert will be December 7th at 7:00 PM

Holiday Shoppe

Junior Class Fund Raiser  There will be a holiday shoppe open at the Mt Vernon school where kids may shop for holiday gifts.  Your children can come and shop for gifts with a member of the Jr class.  All gifts will range from $1 to $15, the Jr's will help your child select a gift in their price range and they will even wrap it up for the shopper! The shoppe will be open 3:30-5:30 November 29th thru December 1st.  Please see the attached flier for more information.

Titan Gear Order Forms

New Item Added, Check out the Titan Yard Flag!

Order is due November 28th and will be here in time for Christmas.  Order forms will be available in the office.

Mount Vernon Variety Show - Tuesday, November 14th, 7:30 PM - Tom Young Community Center

Mount Vernon Variety Show - Tuesday, November 14th, 7:30 PM - Tom Young Community Center

Showcasing the talented students of the Mount Vernon School District - Come and enjoy an evening of live music, laughs, and much more!  Presented by the Mount Vernon Music Department


Veterans Day Program

Veterans' Day Program will be Friday, November 10th, 8:30 AM @ the TYCC.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Mt Vernon and Mitchell Upcoming Flu Clinics
In-service Oct 6th

Teacher In-service

FB Game vs. Winner/Chili Cook Off

The Football game Vs. Winner for Friday @ Heroes' Field has been moved up to a 4 PM start time due to impending thunderstorm activity Friday night.  Please spread the word.   CHILI COOK OFF IS CANCELLED! 

Heroes' Field Induction Ceremony

2017 Heroes' Field Inductee 

Heroes' Field Nomination

Heroes' Field Nomination Info


Homecoming Activities

5th grade band flier

5th grade band flier

5th grade Band

5th grade band nigh!!

School Picture Day

School Picture Day Friday September 8th.  See form attached.

Fall Sports Physicals

Fall Physicals Due!

Back to School Information


MS Football Camp

MS Football Camp July31-August 2nd.

7-12 Volleyball meeting

Volleyball meeting

New Student Open House
Preschool Graduation Ceremony
2017 MVHS Graduation Ceremony
Opt-Out Meeting

Attention!!! There will be a public meeting on Tuesday, June 27th @ 6:15 PM in the School lunch room commons area for the purpose of disseminating information in respect to the school board's intention of passing a resolution to continue the current $200,000.00 dollar opt-out of the general fund tax levy. All patrons of the district are invited to attend. There will be a short presentation followed by a time for questions. Thank you!

K-6 Spring Concert Video Link

CLICK HERE to view the 2017 K-6 Spring Concert.

May Newsletter

Please click this link to view the May newsletter.

7-12th Spring Concert Video Link
Academic and Athletic Awards Night

The academic awards are scheduled for 6:00 PM on Thursday, May 11, in the Tom Young Community Center. The athletic awards will follow at 7:30 PM in Plankinton. 

Visit the Mt. Vernon School/Public Library for the "Buy one, Get one FREE" Scholastic Book Fair May 1-5
PreK-6 Spring Concert - May 1st, 7:00 PM (with 7th Grade Band) 7-12 Spring Concert - May 4th, 7:30 PM
April Newsletter

Click here to access the Mount Vernon School District's April newsletter.

Mount Vernon Community Blood Drive

The Mount Vernon Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, from 12:30 PM-6:15 PM in the Tom Young Community Center Gym.

"Find the hero in you! Donate blood three times a year!" - United Blood Services

Muilenburg signs with Mount Marty College!

Cody Muilenburg signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Mount Marty College! Congrats!

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