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  • Jada Robinson awarded 2021 Joseph A. Peri Student of the year from Junior Achievement!!!

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  • Rahkim Sabree visits MVHS AVID classsroom

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  • November School Spirit Event: Class Color Wars

    Student ACTION Council Hosts: Battle of the Classes: Class Color War! November 19-24th Share your photos to win! https://padlet.com/tizzo_teaching/MVHSACTION Senior Class of 2022: Rep the Color Black! Junior Class of 2023: Rep the Color Grey! Sophomore Class of 2024: Rep the Color Gold! Freshman Class of 2025: Rep the Color Maroon!

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  • Mount Vernon High School Spirit Week October 2021

    October School Spirit Week 10/25-10/29 Monday: Rep Your Flag Day in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month Tuesday: Throwback 90s Day Wednesday: Twin Day Thursday: Candy Corn Day: Wear black, orange or white Friday: Superhero/Villain

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  • IB Students Achieve Top Marks!

    Mt. Vernon High School's inaugural IB Environmental Systems and Societies scholars achieved superior marks on their IB Environmental Systems and Societies course this past spring! The 2020/2021 school year was the inaugural year of the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at The Mount Vernon High School, when teaching and learning occurred virtually. The IB DP scholars and their teacher, Ms. Maureen Flynn, are to be highly commended for what they were able to accomplish during the pandemic.

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  • Applications open to Join the Tech Knight Squad!

    About the MVHS Tech Knight Internship A student-led technology help desk will be open during lunch periods. Tech Knights will be provided a space to sit during lunch and provide support to students. This may include basic troubleshooting (like restarting a device, checking wi-fi issues, or helping students put in tech support tickets if no resolution can be reached.) This internship is open to grade 10-12 scholars. THE IMPORTANCE OF AN INTERNSHIP The importance of an internship cannot be over emphasized. For a high school student, an internship can make you stand out in the college admissions process and enable you to make more informed decisions about your future.

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  • MVHS Orientation 2021: Get your schedules, laptops and IDs!

    Students are required to attend orientation on September 9th in order to get their laptops, schedules and ID's. Student ID's and laptops will be distributed in the cafeteria from 9 AM-1PM. Students may do so before or after their scheduled orientation. Student Orientation Sessions: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. - 9 th Grade 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - 10th Grade 11:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. - 11th/12th Grades (Auditorium)

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District News

  • Young Authors at Grimes Celebrate Their New Books with a Publishing Party

    They wrote about wildfires, blizzards, floods and more. But before the fourth graders in Caroline Prydal’s class at Grimes School authored their books on severe weather, they made sure they had their facts right. They made sure they conducted enough research to be able to write with authority. Poring over the internet and books on weather, they pulled together volumes that were good enough to put their names on.

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  • Wanted: Teaching Assistants and Substitutes

    The Mount Vernon City School District is looking for teaching assistants and substitute teachers. The district seeks about 20 new teaching assistants to work with special education students and is adding to the list of substitute teachers available to take classes temporarily.

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  • Mount Vernon students receive encouragement for National Stop the Violence Day

    Mount Vernon students received advice, encouragement and support Monday, November 22, 2021, from some 20 community members, including the current and former superintendents, a judge, the mayor, their peers and parents who lost children to violence. In a webinar that lasted more than five hours for National Stop the Violence Day, the community leaders encouraged them to focus on schoolwork, not make poor choices in anger, and turn to adults for help when needed. Superintendent Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton called on them to carry the message of the day forward.

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  • From Astronaut to Zoologist, Pennington Students Dress for the Professions they Dream of

    Students at Pennington School may have to wait a few years before they start the careers they dream about. But last week, they got to dress the parts. On National Career Development Day, Nov. 17, they came dressed as police officers, nurses, a zoologist, a chef, a veterinarian and an astronaut. And many others.

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  • Community members meet MVHS students for Unity Day

    Elected leaders, clergy and community members visited Mount Vernon High School on Friday for Unity Day to connect with the school’s 1,500 students. The community members toured the school, greeted students and were invited into classrooms by teachers. By being present at the school, they served as examples of what success looks like and why education matters. They also showed students that they were supported.

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