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Christmas Arts Showcase

A 2 hour immersive tour with short performances, visual art installations, showcases of learning, virtual reality, hot cider, and more.  Check out the photos from the 2022 Christmas Arts Showcase

Student Spotlight: Connor Holloway

Connor Holloway is a Mount Vernon sophomore passionate about music and the strings. With many musical accomplishments under his belt, Connor has done it again – he auditioned for and made the Georgia All-State Orchestra! This is a prestigious, special event organized by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) that… Read More »Student Spotlight: Connor Holloway

MV goes Global with a new Affinity Group

By Laura Von Vieregge, Christine Gilmour, and Lejla Ibrahimbegovic The MVGlobal Affinity Group is a recent addition to the IDEA program at Mount Vernon.  A collaboration between MV parents with strong international affiliations and the IDEA team, MVGlobal facilitates connections between families with strong international links and creates a vibrant… Read More »MV goes Global with a new Affinity Group

Student Spotlight: Maya Chopra

MV 9th grader Maya Chopra is a creative spirit who uses dancing to foster joy and connection in herself and her community. She has been dancing since she was three years old, spending years learning different dances such as ballet, Bharatanatyam, and Bollywood, as well as performing different types of… Read More »Student Spotlight: Maya Chopra

LS Variety Show

Please join us on February 9, 2023, at 6:00 PM for the opening night performance of The Lower School Variety show! The Variety show is a time for performers K- G5 to showcase singing, skits, magic tricks, instrumental performances, dancing, gymnastics, mime, karate skills, and more! This annual Lower School tradition… Read More »LS Variety Show

Staff Spotlight

Timothy Hall is the MV Upper School’s Film Instructor and talented independent filmmaker; this is his first year teaching at Mount Vernon. Tim hails from Macon, GA, and graduated with a BFA in Filmmaking from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts School of Filmmaking. From an early age,… Read More »Staff Spotlight

Middle School Comedy Night

Live from MV Middle School; it’s COMEDY NIGHT!! The annual Winter Comedy Sketch Show will be coming to the MS Black Box on February 1-3 at 6:00 pm each night. In the style of Saturday Night Live and Studio C, the show is a mix of short funny scenes called sketches and… Read More »Middle School Comedy Night

MV Middle School Fall Plays

By Oliver Membrillo 2027 and Smith Andres 2028 Every year, before Thanksgiving, the MV Middle School hosts one or more Fall Plays. This year, they are the Great Middle School Poe-A-Thon and Peter and The Starcatcher. These plays are great for all ages, and we encourage everyone to come and… Read More »MV Middle School Fall Plays

Ericka Shannon

Ericka Shannon joined Mount Vernon this year as a member of the Performing Arts faculty, focusing on Preschool, following several years as a teaching artist at various schools and preschools. Ericka grew up in Atlanta with a love of dancing; she danced professionally for a decade in Nashville, Lexington, and Augusta… Read More »Ericka Shannon