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ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Boys Basketball team picked up it first home victory of the new season on Tuesday night, Nov. 15, defeating the B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles 95-18 at the Upper Campus Gym. The Mustangs jumped out to a 24-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and secured a 23-12 run in the second period to lead 47-12 at halftime. Mount Vernon won the second half 48-6 to cruise to the win. Five players Dennis Scott racked up a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Teammate Xavier Shegog also totaled a double-double with 12 points and 14 boards. Three other Mustangs posted double figures in scoring: Kenneth Southall (18), Pace Bottoms (14) and Sha'Yah Goba (13). Mount Vernon pumped in 12 3-pointers in the contest and finished 14-of-20 from the free throw line. Emery Jones led the Eagles in scoring with six points. The Mustangs are back in action on Thursday, Nov. 17, hosting Hope Christian Academy in a non-region contest. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Mount Vernon's Upper Campus Gymnasium. Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together....

11/16/2022

ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Boys Basketball team opened the 2022-23 season with a bang on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 12, defeating the North Springs High School Spartans 89-45 on the road. The Mustangs led 18-14 at the end of the first quarter and secured a 24-7 run in the second period to go ahead 42-21 at halftime. Mount Vernon outscored North Springs 19-17 in the third quarter before going on a 28-7 spurt in the final period to end the game. The Mustangs shared the wealth on offense, totaling 20 assists on 29 field goals. Xavier Shegog paced the Mustangs with a double-double of 21 points and 12 rebounds. Teammate Dennis Scott also secured a double-double with 15 points and 14 boards. AJ Patterson and Kenneth Southall secured double digits scoring as well, each accounting for 12 apiece. Mount Vernon buried seven 3-pointers in the contest and was 24-for-27 from the charity stripe on the day. Kendall Heard paced North Springs in scoring with 10 points. The Mustangs (1-0) are back on the court on Tuesday, Nov. 15 hosting BEST Academy for the 2022-23 home opener. Tip-off against the Eagles is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the Upper Campus Gym. Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together....

11/12/2022

ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Competition Cheer team is set for its first trip to the GHSA State Championships! The Mustangs punched their ticket to State for the first time in program history on Saturday, Nov. 5 by finishing in the Top-16 at Regionals at Ola High School. Mount Vernon scored 64 points, good for the highest mark of the season as well as in program history. Even with a minor deduction, the team scored high enough to advance to State next weekend, ranking no. 15 leaving the regional tournament. The Mustangs will have 15 girls representing the team on the mat going into Saturday's competition. Team members are a combination of JV and Varsity football cheerleaders along with two alternates. The squad consists of two seniors, four juniors, six sophomores, and five freshmen. "The team has been working hard this week on perfecting their routine for state, but also enjoying the fact that they just made history," Head Coach Kimberly Exford said. "Coming into this season, we've had the goal of scoring a 60 or higher on our routine. Now that we did, and accomplished a huge victory in going to state, we are thrilled! We can't wait to represent Mount Vernon this weekend in Macon," Exford added. Mount Vernon will perform during the A and 5A sessions on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. at the Macon Centreplex. The Mustangs will be squaring off against the other Top-15 teams in the state and will look to top their season-high score of 64 points. For more information on the GHSA State Cheerleading Competition, https://www.ghsa.net/cheerleading Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together....

11/9/2022

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Mount Vernon Varsity Swim & Dive team was in action over the weekend, competing in a Region Meet at the Mountain View on Saturday, Nov. 5. The Varsity Girls placed first overall while the Varsity Boys took home third. Combined, the Mustangs finished second overall and the Girls 200 Medley Relay team of Hunter Reese Giardino, Laney Whiting, Mary Fuentes and Sydney Morton qualified for state with a time of 2:06.53 in their first meet of the season. Below are other meet highlights: Boys 200 Free - Christian Foster - 1st - 2:29.08 Girls 200 Free - Sydney Morton - 1st- 2:21.85 Boys 200 IM - Lex Welin - 2nd - 2:49.69 Girls 50 Free - Mary Fuentes - 1st - 28.59 Girls 100 Free - Amelia Bruening - 1st - 1:03.32 Girls 500 Free - Sydney Morton - 1st 6:15.43 Girls 200 Free Relay of Laney Whiting, Mary Fuentes, Sydney Morton and Nina Brooks - 1st - 1:54.16 Girls 100 Breast - Laney Whiting - 2nd - 1:18.95 Boys 400 Free Relay - Christian Foster, Lex Welin, Nico Tur and Harrison Mills - 2nd - 4:34.88 The Mustang divers are back in the water on on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Marist at 10 a.m. while the swimmers return to action on Nov. 15 at Greater Atlanta Christian. Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together....

11/8/2022

ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon Varsity Football team dropped its final home game of the 2022 campaign on Friday afternoon, falling to the Saint Francis Knights 42-13 on Senior Night at Ron Hill Field. The Mustangs will now gear up for the Class-A DI State Playoffs, set to begin on Friday, Nov. 11. After leading 7-0 at the end of the first period, the Knights added three more scores in the second quarter to lead 28-0 at intermission. Saint Francis punched in two more scores in the third quarter push their lead to 42-0. Mount Vernon got on the board late in the third quarter on a 24-yard touchdown reception by Jonathan Gallinaro from Sam Nazarian to trail 42-6. The Mustangs added a touchdown in the fourth quarter on another 24-yard score by Gallinaro from Nazarian. Friday's first round opponent is the Prince Avenue Christian Wolverines. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Brad Akins Field in Bogart, Ga. For tickets to Friday's contest, https://gofan.co/app/events/773722?schoolId=GA5250 For an up-to-date State Playoff bracket, https://www.ghsa.net/2022-2023-ghsa-class-a-division-i-state-football-championship-bracket Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together....

11/4/2022

MARIETTA, Ga. - The Mount Vernon Varsity Volleyball season came to a close on Saturday night, Oct. 29 with the Mustangs falling on the road to the Mt. Bethel Eagles 3-0 in the GHSA Class-A Final Four. The Mustangs dropped the first set 26-24 and were bested in the second set 25-12. The Eagles closed out the match in the third set with a 25-23 triumph to advance to the State Championship match. Sophia Van Name led the team with three aces and 13 kills. Taylor Docka finished with five kills while teammates Lauren Bell and Maggie Sims each tallied four. Three players finished in double figures in digs: Kate Dawson (15), Bell (13) and Van Name (13). Anna-Charlotte Toole led the squad in assists with 16 as well. With their Final Four appearance, the Varsity Volleyball team is now the only crew in school history to advance past the Elite 8 in the GHSA era. Mount Vernon will graduate two seniors from the 2022 roster in Bell and Sims. The Athletic Department sincerely thanks the members of the Class of 2023 for their hard work and efforts over the years. Check www.mountvernonathletics.com, @MV_Athletics on Twitter and @mvschool_athletics on Instagram for updates on the Mustangs in the offseason. Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40-acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together....

10/29/2022

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