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  • Board of Education Meeting

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a public hearing on the Mount Vernon City School District's District-Wide Comprehensive Safety Plan will take place on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 beginning at 6PM. You may review the Safety Plan by following the link below. Comments may be sent to Safety Plan PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Regular Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the Education Center, 165 N. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10553, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Board of Education welcomes public comment at all regularly scheduled . 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 November 19, 2019. You may sign up by phone at (914) 665-5235, email at or in person Monday through Friday 8AM-4PM. 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 prior the meeting. The meeting will be Live Streamed at can be viewed at Meeting Agenda

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  • The Mount Vernon High School Introduces Students to Valuable Apprenticeship Programs

    Students from The Mount Vernon High School heard about exciting opportunities to both learn and earn after graduation directly from union representatives who visited the school on Tuesday, November 12. Their visit coincided with National Apprenticeship Week.

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  • District Hosts Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    The Mount Vernon City School District hosted special visitors on November 6 and 7, 2019. A string quartet and professional workshop leader/composer from London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra came to the Nellie A. Thornton School for the Performing Arts to work with the school’s young musicians.

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  • Traphagen Elementary School Commemorates America’s Veterans

    Traphagen Elementary School honored America’s veterans Friday as a prelude to the upcoming national holiday on November 11. The observance paid tribute to the patriotic heroism displayed by men and women who have served in the Navy, Air Force, Army, Marines, and Special Forces.

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  • District Wide Safety Plan- Public Comment Period

    The Comprehensive Safety Plan for School Crisis is part of the Project SAVE Legislation and the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act, passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Pataki at the end of the 2000 Legislative session. The law is an outgrowth of four years of negotiations and an in-depth report by Lieutenant Governor Donoghue's Task Force on School Violence. The primary goal of Project SAVE is to stop school violence before it happens. Project SAVE requires every school in the State of New York to work with local law enforcement officials and members of the Community to develop a comprehensive Safety Plan that will limit the damaging effects of a violent incident. As part of the approval process, the District-Wide Safety Plan MUST be made available for public comment at least thirty (30) days prior to adoption by the Board of Education. It is anticipated the Board of Education will adopt the plan on December 10, 2019. Comments on the plan may be sent to

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