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11/16 Principal Message

Mt. Vernon Parents/Guardians,


Turkey in the Hole

Parents/Guardians, Mt. Vernon’s annual Turkey in the Hole event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 20. This is a wonderful event where our students, families, staff, and the Mt. Vernon community as a whole get together to celebrate each other and the holidays. Parents/guardians are invited to attend during the following times:

  • 10:50-11:30 - Boosters/8th-Grade families
  • 11:40-12:20 - 7th-Grade families

Please join us if possible! If we do not get the opportunity to see on Tuesday, please have a safe and wonderful holiday with your family and loved ones.


Early Release

Tuesday, November 20 is a scheduled Early Release day. All students will be dismissed at 12:20pm.


Holiday Break

All students will be on Holiday Break starting Wednesday, November 21. School opens back up for staff and students on Monday, November 26 on a regular bell schedule.


Magnet Window Open

The Wake County Early College and Magnet School window is now open. Please contact Ms. West if you have any questions regarding this process.


MAV Sheets

Please continue monitoring your child’s MAV Sheet nightly. This behavior management system serves to provide immediate positive feedback to our students while addressing areas in need of improvement. At times, the MAV sheets will also contain important pieces of information for you and your family.


Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, November 20: Turkey in the Hole Event and EARLY RELEASE
  • Wednesday-Friday, November 21-23: NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break