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Faculty Spotlight: Spencer Stephens

Spencer Stephens is Mount Vernon’s Middle School Theater Director/ Instructor, focused on instilling in Middle School Mustangs the love of theater and acting, as well as behind-the-scenes theater production. This is Spencer’s second year at Mount Vernon, having joined the School in the Fall of 2020. It was certainly a… Read More »Faculty Spotlight: Spencer Stephens

Faculty Spotlight: Alberto Basulto

Alberto Basulto (‘Al’ to family and friends) is Mount Vernon’s Arts and Design Instructor focused on growing the next generation of content creators through teaching Mustangs all about the basics of film and film appreciation. This is Al’s second year at The Vern, having spent part of last year teaching… Read More »Faculty Spotlight: Alberto Basulto

MV Dance Teams

Dance teams across all three of Mount Vernon’s divisions have been practicing together since the beginning of the school year, and the members are thrilled to begin sharing their talents with the MV Community. At Mount Vernon, the dance team is a year-long commitment, with dancers meeting once a week… Read More »MV Dance Teams

Student Spotlight: Noah Erwin

Seventh-grader Noah Erwin can often be spotted behind a camera, filming chapel services, performing arts events, football games, and other campus activities. Noah’s love of photography and videography began several years ago when he picked up his mom’s DSLR camera. After expressing his interest in film to Mr. Stephens and… Read More »Student Spotlight: Noah Erwin

Faculty In Focus: Van Thorton

Vann Thornton is Mount Vernon’s Director of Music Industry and has been teaching at Mount Vernon since 2019.  Vann has been a music educator for three decades and is an esteemed member of the southeastern music community.   Originally from Savannah, Van studied at Troy University receiving both bachelor’s and master’s… Read More »Faculty In Focus: Van Thorton

Faculty Spotlight: Clark Taylor

Clark Taylor is Mount Vernon’s Director of Theater Arts as well as a Performing Arts Instructor, working primarily with Middle and Upper School students. This is Clark’s eleventh year at Mount Vernon, having previously founded and led the Theater program at the Wesleyan School for fourteen years. Clark is a… Read More »Faculty Spotlight: Clark Taylor

Christmas Arts Showcases

A Mount Vernon Holiday Tradition Not to Be Missed! Mount Vernon students, faculty, and parent volunteer elves are in a flurry of holiday excitement in preparation for the Lower School and Upper Campus Christmas Arts Showcases next week, and students and faculty can’t wait to welcome parents, grandparents, and friends… Read More »Christmas Arts Showcases

Student Spotlight: Lyndsey Franklin

Lyndsey Franklin, an eleventh grade Mustang, shines on the dance floor, on the soccer field and as a representative of Mount Vernon’s innovative and community-oriented spirit. Lyndsey is an accomplished athlete who loves to play soccer as well as express herself creatively as a member of the Upper School dance… Read More »Student Spotlight: Lyndsey Franklin

We love our Thespians!

by William Nix, Class of 2023 What is the Thespian Society? I’m glad you asked! The Thespian Society is an international honor society for students of the theatre arts. The members of Mount Vernon’s Junior and high school Thespian Society Troupe 7702, known as the MV Allstars, are a group… Read More »We love our Thespians!