North Vernon Elementary
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NVES News

Our students are making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you. We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout outs. Please check in often and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

2020-2021 School Year COVID-19 Information

To prepare for the 2020-2021 school year, we have reimagined education to respond to the global pandemic. Our staff has worked together to create our panthers prepare and care plan to respond to how our district will address health, safety, curriculum and instruction, social-emotional learning, and equity while offering both traditional and remote learning options. 

Please check our district Home page for all the latest information you need for a great school year.

Veterans Day Program

Our Veterans Day program will be virtual this year. Our Music Department will be recording all third and fourth graders on Monday, October 26. Please have your student in these grade levels wear red, white, and blue!

Title I Pirate Parade Door Prize Winners

Please join us in congratulating our winners from our Title I pirate parade. What a great turn out! We are very grateful for your participation.

Book Set Winners

  • Kindergarten- Ariana Caudill
  • 1st - Lucas Turner
  • 2nd- Jessa Benbow
  • 3rd - Chase Schachel
  • 4th- Grace Alexander
  • 5th- Mason Wilkerson
  • 6th - Jason Cook

Game Winners

  • Talia Aumann
  • Makenna Edmundson
  • Asher Cox
  • Mara Seniours
  • Travis Spears
Red Ribbon Day

On October 30, 2020, is Red Ribbon Day. Our theme for that day is "Say 'Boo' to Drugs!" Our traditional book character day is cancelled, but the kids are still welcome to dress up as their favorite book character.

Virtual Pre-K Program

As a community, we are excited to share that there will be a free virtual Pre-K program starting up. Please see the flyer below for more details.

Online Student Fall Pictures

Online student picture day is on Friday, November 6 between 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. Dress your best, and be ready to smile!

Basketball Coaches

Our North Vernon Elementary athletes need your help! We are looking for a boys basketball coach and girls basketball coach. Practice times are flexible with your schedule, and games are Saturday mornings usually starting in November. Please contact Nick Hill via email or phone at (812) 346-4903 if you have an interest in coaching.

Birthday Celebrations

If your student will be celebrating a birthday and you are wanting to bring classroom celebration goodies, please check in with your student's teacher for a good day to do so. Please remember that the goodies will need to be individually wrapped and store bought. Thank you!

Title I News

NVE is a Title I school. This means that we receive funding from the state to provide extra reading support services for our students to help them be successful. We have sent home a packet that has important information in it. Please sign and return the top page of the packet to verify that you have received it. 

If you have any questions concerning our Title I program, you may contact Shannon McFall by email

Outside Recess

As the temperature is changing, please remember to send in a jacket with your student. We have a morning recess and an afternoon recess that may tend to be a little cooler on some days than others.

Substitute Teacher Meetings

All persons wishing to work as a substitute teacher during the 2020–2021 school year for Jennings County School Corporation need to attend one of the orientation meetings scheduled at Central office 34 W. Main Street North Vernon, IN 47265. The orientation meetings will be for renewing substitutes and new substitutes. Due to COVID-19, sessions will be limited to a small number of people, and masks are required. Please contact Shannon Lacoursiere at (812) 346-4483 ext. 1038 to schedule a time to attend a training session. For more information, please view our press release.