Attention Parents and Guardians of Juniors:
Wednesday, October 19th, is PSAT Testing for all Juniors. Testing will begin at 8:05am and conclude around 11:40am. Junior students will be allowed to take off campus lunch until 12:54pm. Students should go to their regular assigned classes for 6th-8th periods. Please encourage your student to do well on this practice test as they are preparing for the state SAT Assessment that is coming up in the Spring.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Student Services Office at 246-1730.
Vernois 2017 Yearbook Ordering Information
Vernois 2017, Mount Vernon Township High School’s official yearbook of memories, is currently available for pre-order.
Parents and students may order Vernois 2017 in a variety of ways to suit individual family needs.
Order online at http://shop.balfour.com/smi22199/catalog/category/view/s/yearbook-and-accessories/id/312795/
Here, the yearbook may be purchased using a debit or credit card, and the yearbook will arrive with the other pre-orders in August.
Order in person in Room C201 at Mount Vernon . . .
Two Mt. Vernon Township High School staff members and the MVTHS Foundation have been recognized with Those Who Excel awards.
Shirilyn Holt, executive assistant to the superintendent and school board, has been honored with an Award of Excellence, the most prestigious of the three types of Those Who Excel awards. She has been with MVTHS for about 22 years.
Agriculture teacher and FFA co-advisor John Kabat and the MVTHS Foundation received Awards of Merit. Kabat is in his 32nd year at MVTHS.
Local school district leaders and community members nominate candidates. Nominees are then evaluated by a selection committee made up . . .
Monday, October 17, 2016 is Medical Suspension day. There are approximately 180 students who have not turned in their physical and/or shots. Please turn in your medical papers to the Nurse's Office B 110 as soon as possible.
It's that time of year again! Kids are coughing, sneezing, and sharing germs. I have attached a printable handout for you that tells the symptoms to look out for concerning the flu. Please use this as a reference.
Symptoms of the flu
• fever (usually high)
• extreme tiredness
• dry cough
• sore throat
• runny or stuffy nose
• muscle aches
• Stomach symptoms, (NVD), also can occur but are more common in children than adults
• Those who get flu-like symptoms at school should go home and stay home until at least . . .
Mt. Vernon Township High School senior Shreya Nair completed all requirements and graduated from the 2016 STARS Program on July 22, 2016. Graduating from this program has made her a STARS research scholar! Congratulations to Shreya, MVTHS is very proud of your accomplishment!
We are delighted to announce that Ms. Shreya Nair, senior, Mount Vernon Township High School has won the Partnership of Research Institutions’ Award for Excellence in Research for her work completed this summer with Dr. Michael Anch, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University.
More than 90 of the area’s best and brightest high . . .