MOUNT VERNON - Summer is over this week as students, teachers and staff head back to school all over Knox County. In Mount Vernon open houses will be held this evening (Tuesday) at the elementary schools from 6 pm. to 7 p.m., at the middle school from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. and at the high school from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
The first day of classes for elementary students is Thursday, August 17.
At the middle school the first day for 6th grade only is orientation on Thursday, August 17. All other middle school students start on Friday, August 18th.
At the high school, the first day of 9th grade is orientation on Thursday, August 17. All other high school students will start on Friday, August 18th.
Parents and students with questions about bus transportation can call the Transportation Department at 740-393-5995.
The MVCSD will continue to use the "Knox Alerts" notification system for this school year for closings. The Knox County commissioners have provided this alert system to all the school districts in the county.
For information about other districts in Knox County visit these links: