The Mount Vernon City School District has announced that Moody’s Investors Service upgraded to A1 from A2 the underlying rating of the school district’s $87 million in general obligation debt. Also, Moody’s upgraded the district’s enhanced rating to Aa3 from A1.
A book fair and fundraiser, both held at Barnes & Noble of Eastchester this month, have generated $10,202.14 for the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge. “The school district has an outstanding partner in Barnes & Noble of Eastchester for the Superintendent’s Reading Challenge Fundraiser,” Board of Education Trustee Darcy Miller said. “This tremendous level of support from both Barnes & Noble and the people living and working in the Mount Vernon community provides important incentives and resources to children to keep them reading and growing as students. We are very thankful for everyone’s support.”
The Mount Vernon Performing and Visual Arts Magnet School will host auditions for students entering the sixth to ninth Flyer grade in September 2017. The auditions are at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, at Mount Vernon High School. The auditions will last approximately 2 hours.
Mount Vernon City School District voters have approved a plan to repurpose the district’s existing 20/20 Vision bond funds to accommodate anticipated student population growth in a 767-134 vote tonight, March 7.
The Mount Vernon City School District (MVCSD) has engaged with Brown & Brown of NY, Inc. to provide risk management consulting and help reduce work-related injuries within the district. Through the engagement, Brown & Brown’s Jarvis Grantham will officially become MVCSD’s new risk manager.
The 20/20 Vision Bond Refinement met voter approval by a staggering margin. With the bond refinement passing with 85% of the vote, the community has overwhelmingly signaled its approval and support of the work we have done, and more importantly, the work we plan to do. In just a few short years we have begun to undo years of stagnation and in some areas regression . Many said it could not be done. I begged to differ. The staff here in Mount Vernon has shown itself to be dedicated and committed to academic excellence. Even greater, is your desire to be part of this great transformation. It is wonderful to see so many people excited about the changes taking place and willing to push the limits to ensure a better future for our students and community.