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Share your journey with us - Take the post-graduate survey

The Mount Vernon City School District is re-opening its post-graduate education survey to the Class of 2010 through the Class of 2024 to gather more information about former students' post-graduate education and determine which colleges, trade schools, military branches and certificate programs students have attended or plan on attending. If you have already began the survey and were not able to complete it due to your graduation class, you may complete it now. If you have already completed the survey in full, your answers have been recorded. Please complete this survey and share your post-graduate journey by September 1, 2024. Click here to access the survey.

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The Mount Vernon City School District will begin streaming Board of Education Meetings using the Panopto service beginning with the meeting on Tuesday, August 20, 2024. Meetings will no longer be aired on Facebook Live. Panopto live streams of the meetings will be located on the District website, This decision was made based on research and legal recommendations, as the District desired a secure, more reliable location to stream meetings. The District will incur no additional cost for the service and will have full control of the streams as opposed to limited control on Facebook.

Comments about meeting topics and agenda items will be accepted at the email address Parents, students and community members can voice their concerns, opinions and questions during and after meetings using that email. 

Mount Vernon Proud Day

The City of Mount Vernon Recreation Department will hold Mount Vernon Proud Day on Saturday, August 10, 2024, from 12 to 7 p.m. at Brush Park, 55 S. 3rd Ave., Mount Vernon, NY 10550. If anyone is interested in sponsoring, checks can be made out to the Friends of Mount Vernon Arts & Recreation Youth Program. Email for more information.

Fireman watching kids enter fire truck.

The Extended School Year Program (ESY) for students with disabilities kicked off its weekly theme of community helpers with a visit from the Mount Vernon Fire Department on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Students in the ESY program heard a short presentation in the auditorium related to fire safety and went outside to visit fire trucks. Students learned about various parts of the truck and took photos with the firemen. 

Students playing Uno.

Students from Grimes School and Cecil H. Parker School have been continuing their learning at the Grimes and Parker Summer Program, which began on Monday, July 8, 2024. Students have been immersing themselves in project-based learning, such as the third-grade students’ lessons on the book Lemonade Wars. Their teacher, Ms. Cooper, incorporates English language arts and math standards in the project. 

Virtual Aviation Summer Camp flier, program beginning July 22.

Registration is open for the Mount Vernon High School Summer Aviation Camp, beginning Monday, July 22, 2024. There are 20 spots available for incoming ninth grade students at MVHS, and the first 20 students to sign up will receive the spots. Sessions will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Click here to access the registration form. 

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