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  • Mount Vernon High School Graduates “Can’t be Stopped”

    Pomp and circumstance was in the air at the Westchester County Center as two hundred and fourteen graduates of Mount Vernon High School walked across the stage to receive their diplomas from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton. The commencement ceremony held on June 23 marked both an ending and a beginning for the students. Some will go on to college; others the workforce; and still others, the military. Keynote speaker and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino told the graduates that they are prepared for whatever lies ahead.

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  • Graduates of Mandela/Zollicoffer High School Encouraged to Follow their Dreams

    Following a traditional African drum ensemble, fifty students from Mandela/Zollicoffer High School processed into Mount Vernon High School on June 23 as students, and left as official graduates.

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  • Pre-K sign up for Mount Vernon residents taking place

    Pre-Kindergarten full and half-day spots for 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds for 2017-2018 school year are still available for interested families in the Mount Vernon City School District. Registration takes place at two locations within district borders: Rebecca Turner Elementary School, 625 South Fourth Ave.: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mount Vernon Board of Education, 165 North Columbus Ave.: Fridays, July 21, 28 and Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, July 22, 29 and Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Aug. 21 to 24 and Aug. 28 to 31 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The full list of required registration documents is available on the district website, For more information, email to call 914-358-5077.

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  • New Graham Elementary play park officially opens

    Under sunny, blue skies and a few wispy clouds Graham Elementary School was the star of the show with a ribbon-cutting to open its new, expansive park and play area. The ribbon cutting marked another successful project near completion as part of the Mount Vernon City School District’s $108 million bond, which was passed in March 2016 and is powering the school district’s 20/20 Vision

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  • Mount Vernon City School District conducting mandatory student re-registration

    The Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education will be conducting a mandatory re-registration of all students presently enrolled in the district. This re-registration will take place at the Board of Education Building, 165 N. Columbus Ave. Students not registered over the summer will not be permitted to attend school in September until the re-registration is complete. This re-registration process will provide parents and guardians with the opportunity to update all information for accuracy and ensure all children presently enrolled in the school district are legal residents of Mt. Vernon and entitled to a free public education.

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