Husky Highlights

Mt Vernon Elementary News: Apr 2022 Edition

From the desk of:

Shelley Nurre, Principal


School Hours: 8:35-2:50, M-F (Doors open 8:25)

Early Release Fridays: 8:35-12:30 (Doors open 8:25)

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  • 4/8/22 Early Release @ 12:30 pm
  • 4/13/22 Spring Picture Day
  • 4/22/22 Early Release @ 12:30 pm
  • 5/6/22 Early Release @ 12:30 pm
  • 5/20/22 Early Release @ 12:30 pm
  • 6/16/22 Last Day of School (Early Release)

PTA Meetings:

  • April 12, May 10, June 14 : 6 pm on Zoom. Membership not required to attend!
  • Meeting ID: 796 4909 4468 Passcode: MTVPTA

April Spirit Day!

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Friday, April 8th Sporty Spring Day

Students can wear their sports uniforms, jerseys, or gear from their favorites sports team (or) their school uniforms on Friday, April 8th.

Summer Programs Are Coming (ACT QUICKLY)

What's Available?

In addition to our usual offering of Extended School Year programming, there are two additional, NO COST options for elementary aged students this summer!

Option 1: Academics + Recreation

Option 2: Recreation Only

OPTION 1 (Academics + Recreation)

  • Springfield Public Schools program (SPARK Camp)
  • Held at Mt Vernon
  • July 5-July 28 (M-Th), 9:30-3:00
  • Transportation available
  • Meals provided (breakfast, lunch)
  • See flyers attached below for more information about this program
  • Registration Open Now (click link to register by May 2)

OPTION 2 (Sports/Recreation Only)

  • Willamalane program
  • Held at various community locations
  • Limited space--register ASAP
  • Self-transport only
  • Times/dates vary according to camp
  • SPS will pay for program for SPS students with grant monies (use code when registering)
  • Click link for registration information and camp options on the Willamalane website.

Husky Happenings

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Family Resource Requests

Need Help?

Have a need that we might be able to assist you with? Please complete this short request form and we will contact you.

Resource Assistance Form

If you find that you do not need any resources right now but are in a position to help others, please complete the appropriate line on this request form.

Resource Assistance Form

Thank you!

Office Directory

Hours: 8:00-4:00, M-F (Holidays may affect hours)

Office Line: 541.744.6403

Fax: 541.744.6405

Shelley Nurre


  • Campus community
  • Instructional leadership
  • Overall supervision and operations

Debbie Carter

Dean of Students

  • Campus community
  • Instructional leadership
  • Student supports and activities

Keryn Wilson

Administrative Secretary

  • General inquiries, information
  • Administration office
  • Enrollment
  • Attendance

Tina Antonovich

Health Assistant

  • Immunizations
  • Health records
  • First Aid
  • Medications

Lovena Benedick

Case Manager Assistant

  • Student records
  • IEP/504 coordination and scheduling

Tabby Rodriguez

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Family Resource Liaison

  • Family outreach
  • Resources
  • Family engagement

Lora Davis

Office Support Staff

  • General inquiries, information
  • Attendance

Mimi Schiffer

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Office Support Staff

  • General inquiries, information
  • Attendance


Don't miss out on critical information! We will be using Seesaw for our communication platform again this year for all grades and teachers. New families to Mt Vernon...please watch for an invite from your child's teacher! Seesaw will allow simple, two-way communication between teachers and families.