The Mount Vernon City School District is in the final stages of a massive effort to provide every student in need with a laptop or iPad as well as a MiFi device to best ensure academic success and provide equal access to the internet.
The Mount Vernon City School District is preparing for students to begin returning to school buildings in a three-tiered opening in November that will give Pre-K to grade 8 students four days a week of face-to-face instruction in the classroom.
High school sports are beginning to return in Mount Vernon. Five school district fall sports teams began practicing on September 29th. Boys and girls soccer teams, boys and girls cross country teams and the girls tennis team are all back – totaling approximately 90 student athletes.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place virtually, with ALL trustees participating via Zoom to Meeting. Under Governor Cuomo's Executive Order #202.1 "CONTINUING TEMPORARY SUSPENSION AND MODIFICATION OF LAWS RELATING TO THE DISASTER EMERGENCY" we will be hosting the meeting without permitting in-person public access to these meetings. Members of the public may view the meeting LIVE on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MountVernonCitySchoolDistrict and the district website www.mtvernoncsd.org at the prescribed start time. The meeting will also be recorded and available for playback on the district's Board Docs website. The Board of Education welcomes public comments at all public meetings. Due to this meeting's format, questions/comments must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Questions/comments for the Board of Education meeting may be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions and comments may also be provided by calling (914) 665-5235 (Please leave a message with your comments and questions). Your questions/comments MUST include your full name and contact information. Questions/Comments will be read into the record by the district clerk during the public comment portion of the meeting. 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. http://www.boarddocs.com/ny/mvcsd/Board.nsf/Public Meeting Agenda
The next Mount Vernon City School District Virtual Parent Learning Module is Thursday, October 15th. It is titled: “What's All The Fuss About-Information For Families To Support Virtual Learning?” This fun and interactive session will discuss the select strategies and techniques for families to support virtual, including crucial tips for families on avoiding virtual learning burnout. In this hands-on session, facilitators will expose parents/caregivers to the different digital tools that students will use during their instructional program and provide resources to complement these platforms. The series is designed to provide families with the tools and resources to help support their children’s education while empowering them to help strengthen and support their students’ academic pursuits. https://zoom.us/j/97183424189?pwd=S0dxOXBpR0lIbkhEU2d6SGdhUTBYQT09 Use Meeting ID# 97183424189 Password: OSI2021