The Middle School Experience. Mount Vernon Presbyterian School 2014-2015. The Middle School Experience. * Welcome & Overview, The Team - Houston * Mission, iPlan17, Mindsets, & Initiatives - Houston * Communication - Cain * Courses & Placement - Cain * Schedule & Rotation - Cain
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* Welcome & Overview, The Team - Houston
* Mission, iPlan17, Mindsets, & Initiatives - Houston
* Communication - Cain
* Courses & Placement - Cain
* Schedule & Rotation - Cain
* Google & Online Resources - Cain/Canup
* Academic Resource - Flowers
* Student Life - Couvillion/Mines
* Student Handbook, Discipline, & Emergency Crisis Plan - Couvillion/Mines
* Counseling & Parent University- Bynum
* Athletics - Coffield
* Arts - Houston
* Christian Education, Chapel, & Service - Houston
* Things to Know for Fall - Houston
* Questions & Dismissal - Houston
Suzanne Couvillion - Dean of Students Grades 7 & 8
LaTasha Mines - Dean of Students Grades 5 & 6
Samantha Flowers - Director of Academic Resource Services
Kelli Bynum - Director of Counseling Services
Chip Houston - Head of Middle School
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
We are a school of inquiry, innovation, and impact. Grounded in Christian values we prepare all students to be college ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders.
Mount Vernon Presbyterian School
easiest and most direct line to teachers - brief/succinct questions,
concerns, feedback, and praise, longer than a paragraph = call
first letter, last name, @mountvernonschool.org
John Smith = firstname.lastname@example.org
Conferences - parent, teacher, student conference on learning and progress, 2 formal days, available upon request any time
Monthly Division Head Letter - Recaps of wins, previews of
upcoming events, and big picture thoughts about Middle School
Mr. Houston’s Blog - Reflections on professional learning, initiatives, & research. www.chiphouston.com
ePortfolio - demonstrations of student learning and
notes and resources from each teacher 24/7
by 6:00 p.m. every Sunday evening.
and strategies, note-taking methods and
Pep Rallies/Spirit Days
Spring MS Talent Show
During the first few weeks of school, students have a chance to learn about the various clubs offered in the Middle School at the annual Club Fair.
Honor Pledge - "I pledge to always act in an honest, honorable, and accountable manner and expect the same of my fellow students. I agree to promote exemplary behavior at all times and understand that there will be consequences for inappropriate actions."
All policies are outlined in detail in the Student Handbook which can be found on the website.
All uniforms must be purchased from Land's End or Buckhead Uniforms
Uniform resale on campus
Online Spirit Shop
Offer presentations on a variety of developmentally appropriate topics for all parents throughout the year by authors, psychologists, and external experts.
* Radical Parenting - Vanessa Van Petten
* Flight Plan - Braxton Brady
* Parenting Strategies in the Age of Social Media
- Jeff Dess
Chapel & Small Groups
Supply List (in Summer ePacket)
First day of School