The Mount Vernon High School has been accepted by the prestigious International Baccalaureate® (IB) Organization and will now be designated with international recognition as an IB World School. MVHS joins more than 5,000 schools worldwide that are considered to have unique academic rigor and emphasize students’ personal development.
Mount Vernon City School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton was recognized in a recent article published by District Administration, a publication delivering cutting-edge coverage of educational leadership, technology, news, curriculum, and policy finance to district-level K-12 school leaders across the country. In the article, Dr. Hamilton was applauded for his work in reviving a struggling school district since taking the helm in 2014 and executing his 20/20 Vision for improvement.
Ahmad Davis-Warner, a recent graduate of The Mount Vernon High School, has been awarded a generous academic scholarship to play football at the State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport that covers nearly all expenses related to tuition, room, and board. Davis-Warner will pursue degrees in business and sports management at the university.
Ashanti Palmer, a graduating senior at Nellie A. Thornton High School and the Performing & Visual Arts Magnet Program, is the school’s valedictorian for the Class of 2020. She has also achieved perfect attendance for the entirety of her educational experience in the Mount Vernon City School District, beginning in Pre-K and culminating in this, her senior year of high school.
Visit our photo galleries of The Mount Vernon High School and Nellie A. Thornton High School graduations --- more than 500 photos!!
On Monday, June 15, Pennington's Kindergarteners graduated. Please click the headline to view the virtual ceremony. Congratulations and see you next year!
As the Interim Principal at Pennington School, my goal is to ensure that we provide a safe, supportive and high quality school environmnet for all students. I am looking forward to working with the parents, teachers and all stakeholders to ensure that the children at Pennington School get the best education available.
I bring twenty-nine (29) years of extensive experience as an administrator and instructions leader with proven success. I have worked with schools facing challenges, and with the commitment of the teachers, administrators, parents and stakeholders, able to transform the schools. The education and safety of your child and their well-being is and always will be at the top priority of the school.
I have an open door policy, and look forward to meeting or speaking with you to discuss any concerns about your child's educational program. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime. It is my goal to bring Pennington School pride to its highest.
I look forward to teaming up with the teachers, administrators, parents, and all stakeholders to support the educational growth of your child for the remainder of the school year.
Mr Alan. Gonzalez, Interim Principal