Some of those initiatives include the following:
Commemorating those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, each year MVIFI and the School organizes a Helping Hands Day in which students and teachers perform community service at nearly 15 non-profit organizations throughout the city of Atlanta. Featured Here
. Beginning in August of 2014, Mount Vernon’s Upper School students will have the opportunity to actively become innovators. With
the introduction of the Innovation Diploma
, students in grades 9-12 will be offered a chance to engage in ongoing, extended projects, challenging them to design and implement innovations which will positively enhance their local, national, and global communities.
Each year Upper School students embark on a year-long project positioning them for success in college and beyond. Through capstone projects, students leverage content and skills from all of the disciplines to make a measurable impact in a contemporary local, national, or global issue. The project, among many things, challenges students to expand their minds, challenge their assumptions, and ultimately teaches real world demands.