How is Mount Vernon Designing a Better World?
Why Can’t School be a Place where we Solve Real Problems Now?
During Mount Vernon’s 2017 Design Thinking Conference fuse, Sophomore Skyler Tiffin delivers a MoVe talk on how learners of all ages have the desire to make an impact in the world.
Seeking to Understand Stereotypes
Grade 10 Humanities students designed projects intentionally confronting the stereotypes of Africa as they constructed a more comprehensive and empathetic appreciation for and understanding of the country.
Raising Cyber Savvy Kids
Parents and students from the Middle and Upper School were invited to talk about making smart decisions using technology.
Students Work to End World Hunger
Students and faculty package more than 13,000 meals for people in impoverished areas of the world.
Student Designed Pocket Park opens to Public
Mount Vernon’s Innovation Diploma students design green space for the new Whole Foods Shopping center in Chamblee.
Don’t Just Build...Build for Someone
Seventh grade Science teacher empowers students to employ empathy when learning about biomedical engineering.
Students Partner with Dell Alienware to Make an Impact
Partnering with Dell Alienware, Mount Vernon students open state-of-the-art virtual reality lab to create vr content to make an impact.
Designing with Empathy: Making Jared Smile
Mount Vernon students design, build, and unveil magic wheelchair for 14-year old Star Wars fan.
What I Wish I Learned in School
In Mount Vernon’s most recent digital magazine, Head of School Dr. Brett Jacobsen lays the foundation for how the School is closing the gap between school-life and real-life.
Students Solving Real Problems Now
During Mount Vernon’s 2016 Design Thinking Conference fuse, Upper School Head of Learning and Innovation Meg Cureton, delivers a MoVe talk challenging attendees to consider a world where school creates change-makers now.