The Mount Vernon City School District held its third follow-up meeting to the Moving Forward Together Breakfast on Friday, Aug. 12. Led by Districtwide Psychologist and Mental Health Coordinator Fernanda Carvalho, the meeting was focused on mental health issues, including stress and trauma, with students and families. Her presentation was titled “Establishing a Community Directory and Communication Plan to Address Issues of Stress and Trauma in Students and Family Members.”
The Mount Vernon City School District has begun hosting follow-up meetings to its Moving Forward Together Breakfast, which was held in May. The first two meetings – on Friday, Aug. 5 and Monday, Aug 8 – focused on cyber bullying and creating a comprehensive program to address different stages of childhood behavior.
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.
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
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.