Family Weekly Update

MVHS-10/6/22

Financial Aid Night

We will have a Financial Aid Meeting on Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30pm in the high school theater. We will have Vicki Williams, Director of Financial Aid at MVNU present information about financial aid.

Essay Writing Workshop

Ellen Turner from Kenyon College will do a College Essay Workshop on Friday, October 14 during HIVE in the library. Any senior that would like tips and techniques for writing their college essay should come to the workshop.

Choir Concert

The first high school choir concert of the year will take place on Thursday, October 13 in the high school theater. It is set to begin at 7:00pm.

New Graduation Requirements

These requirements have been around and we have put information out for a few years now, but this is the first year that graduation can be impacted. Below is a handout that explains the requirements. ODE Informational Website


Handout

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October 9, 2022

Sunday evening at 7:00 PM

MVHS Cafeteria

Please RSVP:

https://rsvp.eftours.com/vcbucdp


October 12, 2022

Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM

MVHS Cafeteria

Please RSVP:


https://rsvp.eftours.com/s7x27wt

Boots and Bindings

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Mount Vernon FFA Competes in Forestry Competitions

The Mount Vernon FFA Chapter competed in the county and district forestry competitions. There were 260 FFA members from around the state that competed in these competitions.


On September 6th, in the county competition members were asked to identify a tree by its features and characteristics, such as; average tree sizes, volume, and quality. Then they measured the trees to try and determine the average sale price of that particular tree. Members traveled to Garrett and Linda Swendal's farm in Danville to compete in this competition.


In the district competition on September 8th, competitors were asked to identify the tree by its leaves and bark, determine timber pricing based on the height, diameter, and type of tree, identify timber equipment, and read topographic maps and compasses. Students spent time in and out of class preparing for this event. The members traveled to Knox Woods to compete in this event.


On September 20th, Case Armstrong and Anysten VanHouten took the online Ohio state forestry exam. The team placed 32 in the state, with 260 members from around the state competing in this event.

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New HIVE Incentive for students

Students without any attendance or disciplinary infractions and who are receiving a grade of "C" or better in all their classes are eligible for a HIVE incentive. This will be a bi-weekly incentive, where eligible students will be able to choose between the library, theatre, and field house for their HIVE period. Students will be required to report to their HIVE every Monday.

Parent Teacher Conferences

PTC will take place on Wednesday, October 26 from 5pm to 8pm and Thursday, October 27 from 10am to 5pm.
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Upcoming Events

Friday, October 7

  • Football @ Madison

Saturday, October 8

  • JV Football v. Madison
  • Volleyball @ Olentangy Berlin
  • Cross Country @ Marion Harding Invitational
  • Girls Soccer v. Maysville

Monday, October 10

  • Volleyball @ Westerville Central
Tuesday, October 11
  • Girls Soccer v. Loudonville

Thursday, October 13

  • Volleyball @ Ontario
  • Girls Soccer v. River Valley
  • Choir Concert

Friday, October 14

  • Football @ Mansfield Senior