Beginning from a holiday initiative led by IB students called the "Holiday Closet" and inspired by the Buy Nothing movement, Ms. Giusti's AVID class created a student-led initiative where students in need could get access to clothes and toiletries in a boutique atmosphere.
Mount Vernon High School celebrated its graduating seniors on June 24, 2022 on the High School Athletic Fields. Click to read more and access the photo gallery.
The following students were nominated to receive Kudos for the following IB Learner Profiles: Justin Richardson Thinker Justin has been putting in an incredible amount of effort into his english work. He is creating a mind map as his final project for the novel Long Way Down. I nominate him for all his hard work in getting his grade up. Britney Johnson Caring I am nominating this person because Britney is always the first person to volunteer to help a student with their project. Just today she explained the project we are working on to a student who has missed a few weeks.
EXAMINATION SCHEDULE: JUNE 2022 Students must report to MVHS for their State examinations on the times and dates listed. June 1: US History & Government, June 15: ELA /Living Environment, June 16: Algebra I/Chemistry, June 17: Global History & Geography II/World Languages, June 21: Geometry, June 22: Algebra II, June 23: Physics
High School Heroes is a Junior Achievement program that fosters community, collaboration, and positive interpersonal relationships. High school students are trained for several days in grade specific lessons on financial literacy. Once training is complete, the high school students are “teachers for a day” at an elementary school in the district. On April 6th, 2022 the High School Heroes taught at Traphagen Elementary School.
From Coach Suozzo: I would like to give a shout out to a fine group of young ladies, the Mount Vernon JV Softball Team. Their hard work and commitment was evident throughout the season as the ladies improved, became great teammates and had fun. It was a pleasure working with this group of young ladies and look forward to working with them in the future. The team consited of Brianna Rosa, Xody McLean, Brianna Abel, Montay Campbell, Heidy Castillo, Leylani De Los Santos, Sidney Elias, Amaya Forde, Nyanah Garvey, Joi Miller, Cathy Rodriguez, Isabella Ruiz, Rihanna Samuels, Ashley Valentin and Jordin Washington.
Dr. Waveline Bennett-Conroy may be taking the reins officially as Superintendent of the Mount Vernon City School District on July 1, but she is already planning to begin assessing the district’s needs and starting to put the pieces of her comprehensive Renew, Recommit, Reimagine plan into action.
The Mount Vernon High School’s Class of 2022 celebrated its graduation on Friday, June 24. The ceremony took place at the high school’s football field and marked the end of students’ first full year back in the classroom since the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 214 students received their diplomas.
Seniors of the Mount Vernon STEAM Academy graduated on Thursday, June 23, at the school’s soccer field. The 113 members of the Class of 2022 were the second of which to become alumni of their school.
The second class of the Denzel Washington School of the Arts graduated Wednesday, June 22, in the school’s Phylicia Rashad Auditorium. The ceremony for the 54 students included speeches by the school principal, district superintendent, a board trustee, and the mayor, as well as the Class of 2022 president, valedictorian and salutatorian, among other dignitaries.
The Mt. Vernon Adult Education Program will hold its Summer In-Person Registration for NEW students June 27-30 from 6:00-8:00 PM at 170 E. Lincoln Avenue, Mt. Vernon, New York. Sign up to take classes toward earning your GED or ESL classes to learn English. Classes are free and you must be 21 years old to enroll. We look forward to seeing you.