The Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education last night approved a proposed $251,979,860 budget for the 2018-2019 school year. The 0.89% tax increase is the lowest of all districts in Westchester and Putnam counties and the first tax rate increase since Superintendent Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton and his administrative team took the helm in July 2014.
The Mount Vernon City School District presented nine awards to its teachers Saturday evening under the bright lights and glamour of an Academy Awards-like presentation, complete with red carpet, photo opps and guest host Robin Givens. Awards were given in eight categories at The Distinguished Teacher of the Year program. After the category awards, the evening culminated in the presentation of The Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award, which was chosen from the eight category finalists. The award was given to Peggy Williams at Mount Vernon High School.
The Mount Vernon City School District is recognizing its best and brightest educators. The Distinguished Teacher Award Ceremony is planned for Saturday, April 14 at Mount Vernon High School and will commence with a reception at 5:30 p.m. 50 teachers from various grade levels and buildings district-wide have been nominated for distinguished teachers awards. The distinguished teacher of the year will be announced at the awards ceremony that will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
The Mount Vernon City School District will host its Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Book Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. It will be located at the Barnes & Noble Eastchester, 680 Post Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.
Joseph McGrath, Director of Technology for the Mount Vernon City School District, was honored with a TELL (Transforming Education through Leadership & Learning) Award on Thursday. The TELL Awards were presented by the Lower Hudson Valley Regional Information Center’s (LHRIC) at the Edith Macy Center in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.
The Office of the New York State Comptroller recently completed an audit of the fiscal affairs of the Mount Vernon City School District for the period of July 1, 2015 through April 3, 2017. The Comptroller's audit along with the district's repsonse can be found below.
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