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Information for New Students

We are excited to welcome new families to our community for the 2022 – 2023 school year! We look forward to meeting you in-person at a variety of events we will host this year. We have gathered the important information and forms that are needed for the new school year. Please let this page serve as a resource to you, but feel free to reach out to our Office of Enrollment Management if you have any questions.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Orientation and Freshman Foundations

New ninth grade students at the Mount are required to attend an Orientation session in June. Through this course, new students will explore topics such as the Mount Mission, Academics and Student Life. They will also have the opportunity for small group discussions to get to know some of their classmates before the beginning of the school year. Enroll on the date that works best for you below.

  • Thursday, June 23, 2022 8am – 12pm - Register
  • Thursday, June 30, 2022 8am – 12pm - Register

Summer at the Mount

We are offering many exciting camp experiences in athletics, STEM and the arts during the Summer of 2022 that are open to ninth grade students! See camp descriptions, schedules, and register.

Summer Enrichment for Freshman in Math and English

Other Important Dates for the Upcoming School Year


student life & SCHOOL SERVICES

ATHLETICS

Get to know the Athletic Page, where you'll find news, coach information, policies, tryout information, upload your PIAA physical form and much more.

Make sure you have contacted your coach and get on his/her email list for any important information about your sport (ex. training and conditioning programs, tryout expectations, equipment needed, etc.)

Fall tryouts begin August 15 and golf tryouts begin August 8. Times will be listed on the website by July 1. If your daughter makes a team, she will be expected to be available for practice times on campus for the remainder of the summer. She will not be excused from practices or games because of family vacations, so please plan accordingly. Contact Mrs. Janet Columbro, Athletic Director, with any questions.

THEATRE AUDITIONS

The Mount Theatre Department is proud to announce that the Fall 2022 musical is Freaky Friday. Auditions will start at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. Check the theatre webpage for audition materials and important dates.

UNIFORMS

Details on the Mount uniform and uniform policy on this information sheet. Mount uniform is provided by FlynnO’Hara Uniforms. Save the date for an upcoming uniform measuring event on Monday, June 13—More Information.

TRANSPORTATION

Learn about the many ways you can get your child to the Mount on our Transportation page.

DINING SERVICES

The Mount partners with CulinArt to provide meal and dining services that are tasty, healthy and student-friendly. Pre-paid lunches are available.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MOUNT

We send communications to our families using the contact information that appears in your student’s application. If you do not begin to receive emails from the School after you enroll, please contact the Office of Enrollment Management.


academics

ROSTERS

Learn more about the rostering process for freshman year here.

TECHNOLOGY AND STUDENT DEVICES

Each student is required to bring an iPad that meets the Mount requirements to be set-up at orientation (see events above) and use throughout the year. Every freshman student will also need a graphing calculator.

Students will also be assigned an email address at their Orientation.

ACADEMICS

  • Required Textbooks - Available soon; Information will be shared at Orientation for freshman
  • Summer Reading - Available soon; Information will be shared at Orientation for freshman
  • Summer Enrichment - Sessions for freshman in Math and English. Register Now


ENROLLMENT CHECKLIST

The following forms and important information can be found on the enrollment portal. Thank you if you have already submitted the relevant information. Please check your Enrollment Portal to be sure you've completed your student's check list.

  • Family Information Form
  • Financial Responsibility Form
  • Emergency Contact Information Form
  • Media Release Consent Form
  • Athletics Registration Form
  • Incoming Freshman Health Form Information
  • Health History Update
  • Medication Consent Form
  • Freshman Vaccine Form

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Questions?

We’re here to help! Contact the Mount Admissions team at admiss@msjacad.org.