District News

  • Districtwide Safety Plan 2022-23 - We Want Your Comments/Feedback

    The Mount Vernon City School District has produced a draft of its Districtwide Safety Plan for 2022-23. You may enter your comments/feedback by clicking on the link or scanning the QR code in the story.

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  • Board of Education Special Meeting Notice: August 3

    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Wednesday August 3, 2022, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Education Center, 165 N. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10553. Members of the public may view the meeting LIVE on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MountVernonCitySchoolDistrict and the district website www.mtvernoncsd.org. The meeting will also be available for playback on the district's Board Docs website. There will be no public comment at this meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Ken Silver at (914) 665-5199. You will find the complete agenda for this meeting on Board Docs before the meeting. http://www.boarddocs.com/ny/mvcsd/Board.nsf/Public

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  • District Thrives Using Imagine Learning

    Hamilton Elementary School has earned the Imagine Nation Beacon School Award for its progress in language literacy and other programs. Mount Vernon has partnered with the Arizona-based company for the programs that were provided to the 567 English as a New Language learners in the Mount Vernon City School District, said Dr. Marguerita G. Circello, Standards Administrator for English Language Learners and World Languages.

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  • Successful Start to Superintendent’s Summer Reading Initiative with Story Time Read-aloud Hour

    The Superintendent’s Summer Reading initiative with story time read-aloud hour started this week with a stop to the Boys & Girls Club and the Mount Vernon Library.  The guest readers were Mount Vernon City councilman Derrick Thompson, and from the Neighborhood Health Center, Community Health Worker Enjoli Pennamom.  The kids were engaged and eager to answer questions about the books that were read. Everyone had a chance to share what they learned.  We want to continue to encourage our students to use their superpower of reading, which helps them to foster a lifetime of learning.   

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  • Mommy and Me Class July 21 and 25

    The Mount Vernon City School District is hosting a Mommy and Me Class at The Parent Resource Center on Thursday, July 21 at 10 a.m., and Monday, July 25 at 10 a.m. The Parent Resource Center is located in the Mount Vernon STEAM Academy, 350 Gramatan Ave., Mount Vernon. The classes for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers will include story time, fun and games. To RSVP, please email Rita James, parent liaison, at rjames@mtvernoncsd.org.

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Message From The Principal

  • Mrs. Davis Marrow


    Principal's Welcome Message 

    Dear Parents/Guardians, 

    Welcome to Holmes Elementary School! It is our goal that each child will learn, grow, and develop both academically and socially every day. Our desire is to provide academic excellence in a warm and supportive school environment. 

    Strong parental and community support enhances the quality of education at Holmes School. We hope you will volunteer your time and energy. We know that your involvement, combined with the efforts of our outstanding faculty, will make this school year an exciting and rewarding year for your child. 


    Danielle Davis-Marrow 



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  • Holmes PTA is conducting a World's Finest chocolate sale.  Please help us raise $$ for our school.  Please see the attached form.  If you would like a box of chocolate to sell, please fill out the form and return it to the Holmes Main Office.


    Thank you for your support!!


    World's Finest Chocolate Sale

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