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  • Students Work toward CNA Certification

    Under the direction of their Nursing teacher Mrs. Bonnie Ball, students in the Certfied Nursing Program have been working towards their State Board Cerifications. Students Courtney Wright, Nichol Nunez, Merenda Wright and Makaela Philip are completing their clinical hours at the Sarah Newman/New Jewish Home in Mamaroneck. Mrs. Jamie Larmon our Work Based Learning Teacher helped acquire this placement for our students. Mrs. Nina Capitelli, our Tranistion Coorditon, also helps to work with our students to help prepare them for the workforce. Thank you to Staff picture here at Sarah Newman for their support of our MVHS Nursing Students!

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  • Upcoming Parent Workshops via Zoom

    Upcoming parent workshops via Zoom. June 15th from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm- "The Benefits of Self-care" June 16th from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm- "Navigating Your Mental Wellness Both in and out of Covid Times" Both workshops would be conducted via Zoom: Meeting Id: 960 6279 5096 Password: strong1

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  • Device Collection and Summer Reading Book Give Out

    Hello Parents & Guardians, Thank you for participating in our technology device program. As the school year is ending, I would like to share the procedure for returning your child’s district device. Beginning on Thursday, June 17th, all students who are not attending a school sponsored summer program should bring their powered on fully charged devices (laptop or iPad) to school along with their charging cables to be returned for repairs and updates over the summer. Devices can be returned between 9AM and 12PM at Mount Vernon High School on June 17th, June 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Students will also receive their summer reading books during these times.

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  • Mount Vernon High School Counseling Department presents MVCSD COLLEGE SIGNING DAY

    Mount Vernon High School Counseling Department presents MVCSD COLLEGE SIGNING DAY Friday May 7, 2021 On Friday, May 7th, we are asking all members of our MVHS Family to wear a T-shirt or sweatshirt of your alma mater or favorite college or university. Please be prepared to take a few minutes to share with your classes information about the institution you attended and your college experience. Let’s celebrate the Class of 2021 graduates as they share their post-secondary plans and the institutions that they will be attending! MORE INFORMATION AND ACTIVITES TO BE ANNOUNCED.

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  • Mount Vernon High School Celebrates the Class of 2021

    Congratulate our Seniors as they get ready to graduate. Some of our seniors are sharing their post-graduation plans in creative ways. Check it out here and let them know how proud you are! (All posts are moderated and there will be a delay in appearance.)

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  • Students on CBS News: MVHS students were featured giving their analysis on the Derek Chauvin Trial

    Students from MVHS were featured on CBS news. Click here for the link to the video and read more about their amazing experience!

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  • In the Trenches: Standing S.T.R.O.N.G during COVID

    MOUNT VERNON YOUTH BUREAU & S.T.R.O.N.G PROGRAM Presents In the Trenches: Standing S.T.R.O.N.G during COVID The Youth Edition APRIL 29TH, 4:00PM-6:00PM VIA ZOOM REGISTER AT EVENTBRITE This event will provide a platform for youths to authentically express their COVID-19 experiences. They will be able to share their perspectives, feelings, and the effects COVID had on their mental/emotional health, and overall well-being through peer-to-peer engagement. Expertise will be provided from professionals to help support the conversation.

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District News

Principal's Message

  • Dear Mount Vernon High School Community,

    Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! 

    We are so encouraged to finish this school year stronger than any other. All of our student cohorts are in a position to make unprecedented progress and gains. To help realize this goal we want all students, families and community members to focus on the following: 

    1. Academic focus:
      1. After school support is available to ALL students Monday-Thursday 3:00PM – 6:00PM
      2. The marking period ends on January 31, 2019.
      3. Midterm exams begin on Wednesday, January 15, 2019. Midterm exams make up 20% of the marking period grade.
      4. NYS Regents and Common Core Assessments begin on Tuesday, January 21, 2019.
    1. Culture and Climate:
      1. All 9th grade students enter the building through Exit 3.
      2. 10th – 12th grade students enter the building through Exit 1.
      3. All students must have their school issued ID to enter.
      4. 1st period begins promptly at 7:50am. Lateness is unacceptable.
      5. Students are to report directly to each class prepared and on time.
      6. No student should enter any hallway area without a teacher approved pass.
    1. Family & Community Engagement:
      1. Mark your calendars for our PTSA meeting taking place on Wednesday, January 29, 2019.
      2. Looking forward, also note that Monday, February 10, 2019 is Parent Involvement Day.
      3. Our parent liaison, Ms. Nair, is available daily in room 10 or can be reached via email at:


     Ronald Gonzalez


     Ronald Gonzalez, Principal
    Tel: 914-665-5300 - Fax: 914-665-5281 

    MVHS Vision

    Our vision is to inspire students to be inquisitive,  knowledge seeking, compassionate and principled. We will empower students to become self-driven agents of change in local and global communities. 


    I am a MVHS Knight. I am inquisitive, knowledge seeking, compassionate and principled. I am a self-driven agent of change. I am limitless!

    Mission Statement

     Our mission is to produce a balanced citizenry by increasing the knowledge, skills and opportunities across the Mount Vernon High School community.  We will use a holistic approach, offering stimulating programs and supporting community engagement.

    • Mount Vernon High School students will: 
      Demonstrate open-mindedness and critical thinking.
    • Communicate effectively.
    • Understand themselves, their heritage and their place in history and the world.
    • Articulate the importance of self-awareness, creativity and reflection.
    • Appreciate others and act responsibly in a global society.
    • Exude ethical values towards people and education.
    • Exemplify the skills necessary for successful transition to post-secondary pursuits.

    Mount Vernon High School is committed to providing educational opportunities and programs to all peoples without prejudice. 



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