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  • Special Board of Education Meeting

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at the Education Center, 165 N. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10553, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is being held to take action on personnel items. The Board of Education welcomes public comments at all regularly scheduled meetings. There will be an opportunity for public comment at this meeting. Members of the public wishing to address the Board must sign up with the District Clerk by 4 p.m. on February 26, 2020. You may sign up by phone at (914) 665-5235, email at or in person Monday through Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. 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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  • Mount Vernon Boys Swim Team Finishes First Season

    The first season for the Mount Vernon boys swim team, made up of 10 underclassmen from all three high schools, came to a close recently. They learned a lot about swimming different strokes and competitive swimming. If anyone is interested in joining the team or learning more about swimming, contact Coach Patricia Ryan.

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  • Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Gorman to Present at National Conference for Education

    Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton, Superintendent of Schools, and Dr. Jeff Gorman, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, are at the National Conference on Education to deliver a presentation titled, “20/20 Academic Vision For Excellence: The Transformation of an Urban School District.”

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  • Schools Across the District Celebrate Black History Month

    The Mount Vernon City School District is excited to celebrate Black History month across our school district and with our entire school community. Each year our schools endeavor to ensure that black history is not only celebrated in February but is infused in the curriculum throughout the entire school year. Each February we are proud to celebrate the rich intellectual, cultural, athletic, and musical accomplishments and contributions of African Americans. We are especially excited to recognize individuals from right here in Mount Vernon who have served as trailblazers across our community and throughout the nation and the world.

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  • Holmes School Students Perform ‘Dig a Little Deeper’

    Holmes School’s fifth-graders performed a play “Dig a Little Deeper” to recognize black history for the other students in the school, their parents and Board Trustee Warren Mitchell on Thursday, February 13th.

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