Shay Jones is the Performance Dance Team Director, and Carrie Patrick is the Performance Dance Team Ballet Teacher. The team practices at the Upper Campus on Wednesday afternoons. Dance Team members: Returning this year: Julianna Duguid, Hadley Ryan Giardino, Ada Ibrahimbegovic and Addie Tabor. And our newest team members; Ava… Read More »Lower Campus Dance Team
Cheryl Bruno is Mt. Vernon’s Early Childhood Visual Arts instructor, a role she describes as her dream job, as it incorporates her two favorite things: young kids and ‘making things’. Cheryl grew up in North Augusta, SC and earned an undergraduate degree in Performing Arts with a concentration in Costume… Read More »MV Faculty Spotlight: Cheryl Bruno
On February 9th, MV Grandparents were invited to attend a virtual coffee with Matt Neylon, Director of Visual & Performing Arts. Mr. Neylon presented the Mount Vernon Studios integrated arts strategy to them. This is what a few of them had to say: Carol Eady, Nanna to Milo (4th) and Kai… Read More »MV Studios: What the Grandparents Have to Say!
Lower School to Stage Rumplestiltskin the Week of February 14th! Audition and Production Information Here! This year marks the third partnership between Mount Vernon Arts and the Missoula Children’s Theater, whose mission is the development of life skills in children through participation in the performing arts. MCT is the nation’s largest… Read More »Rumplestiltskin￼
ONE NIGHT ONLY This year’s Jazz Night will be held on Tuesday, February 22nd from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the MS Gym and will feature student musicians, our MV Music Faculty, assisted by some fantastic Atlanta area professionals. This will be an amazing access point for our students AND families to get a… Read More »Jazz Night
Don’t miss your chance to see the Middle School’s Mustang Musical Sketch Show this week only! Back for its second year in a row, the Mustang Musical Sketch Show is a hilarious mashup of short student-written comedy sketches and some musical numbers — it’s like “Saturday Night Live” and “All… Read More »Mustang Musical Sketch Show!
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
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
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
Don’t have a middle-schooler yet, you say? Lower school parents, please continue reading! The concept of MS Choice Electives, new this year, is another great example of MV faculty’s creativity and dedication to student learning and development. As we all know, student inquiry is at the very heart of Mount… Read More »What Are MV Middle School Choice Electives?