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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

Vernon Vocals at the Hawks Game

December 5, 2021 MV’s Vernon Vocals group took their talents to the State Farm Arena on Sunday, December 5th, where they sang the National Anthem before the Atlanta Hawks game.

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!

Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Kelly-George

Kathy Kelly-George is Mount Vernon’s new Vocal Coach and teaches Voice Choice as an elective course to Middle and Upper School students. This is Kathy’s first year teaching at Mount Vernon following the school’s decision to offer vocal coaching to students interested in improving their vocal performance skills. However, Kathy… Read More »Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Kelly-George

Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Lower

Amanda Lower is Mount Vernon’s Lower School Performing Arts Instructor focused on growing student confidence and social/emotional skills through movement. This is Amanda’s second year at Mount Vernon, having joined the school as an Interdisciplinary Artist and quickly finding her ‘home’ working with Mustangs in grades 2-5. The Lower School’s… Read More »Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Lower