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  • Public Hearing & Board of Education Meeting Notice

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing on the Superintendent's Proposed 2020-2021 School Budget will take place on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The hearing will take place virtually via Zoom to meeting. Copies of the proposed budget and other budget related information may be found at PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place virtually, with ALL trustees participating via Zoom to Meeting. Under Governor Cuomo's Executive Order #202.1 "CONTINUING TEMPORARY SUSPENSION AND MODIFICATION OF LAWS RELATING TO THE DISASTER EMERGENCY" we will be hosting the meeting without permitting in-person public access to these meetings. Members of the public may view the public hearing and meeting LIVE on Facebook and the district website at the prescribed start times. The meeting will also be recorded and available for playback on the district's Board Docs website. The Board of Education welcomes public comments at all public meetings. Due to this meeting's format, questions/comments must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Questions/comments for the public hearing or the Board of Education meeting may be forwarded to Questions and comments may also be provided by calling (914) 665-5235 (Please leave a message with your comments and questions). Your questions/comments MUST include your full name and contact information. Questions/Comments will be read into the record by the district clerk during the public comment portion of the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the District Clerk (914) 665-5235. You will be able to find the complete agenda for this meeting on Board Docs before the meeting. Meeting Agenda

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  • District Innovates in a Digital Environment Connecting Teachers and Students in New York and Michigan

    Columbus School sixth-grade English Language Arts teacher Amanda Fisher is taking the district’s digital learning experience to the next level for her students by engaging in cross-state collaboration with a fellow teacher and her sixth-grade students in Michigan.

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  • MVFT Announces Scholarship Award Winners

    The Mount Vernon Federation of Teachers announced the Frank Pandolfo Memorial Member 2020 Scholarship Winners and Memorial Teaching Scholarship Winners.

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  • District Staff Reflect on Work Life during State-Mandated Quarantine, School Closure

    When students transitioned to a digital learning environment at home because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the work lives of staff members of the district changed with many now having remote work environments.

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  • Board of Education Adopts 2020-2021 Budget with Zero Percent Increase in Tax Levy

    The Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education voted unanimously on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, to adopt a $259,601,834 budget for the 2020-2021 school year. For the sixth time in seven years, the board and administration are putting forward a budget with a zero percent increase in the tax levy. The proposed budget reflects a 1.38 percent budget increase, or $3,521,777 above last year’s approved budget of $256,080,057.

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