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!
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
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.
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.
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.)
Students from MVHS were featured on CBS news. Click here for the link to the video and read more about their amazing experience!
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 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/145092434377 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.
In a live, 90-minute talk show entitled “Moving Beyond The Pandemic,” the Mount Vernon City School District on Thursday, June 17, discussed the plan to achieve a full transition to traditional in-person learning by having up to 3,000 students attend summer school – even if their grades do not reflect the need to attend.
Fourth-grade students at Lincoln Elementary School taught each other on Thursday, June 17th, about Juneteenth, the commemoration of the day in 1865 when word of freedom reached slaves in Texas.
Mount Vernon High School senior John Alex will attend the University of Rochester in the fall to make the most of the school’s strong science program, which suits his plans to major in microbiology. Alex was named his high school’s salutatorian, with a cumulative GPA of 97.65 after seven semesters. With that academic performance, bolstered by classes taken in the school’s new International Baccalaureate program and coupled with his range of extracurricular activities, he was accepted at a host of other schools as well.
The Mount Vernon High School swimming pool will open to families and residents of the city again this summer as COVID-era restrictions continue to loosen. Public swimming will begin Wednesday, June 16. Mount Vernon residents will be able to swim in the pool on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The pool will be closed Saturday, July 3; Monday, July 5; and Saturday, July 31.
Mount Vernon STEAM Academy students on Wednesday, June 2, earned honors during the school’s first Senior Convocation ceremony highlighting academic achievement, athletics, community service, and character.
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:
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!
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 is committed to providing educational opportunities and programs to all peoples without prejudice.