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    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Reorganizational Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place virtually, with ALL trustees participating via Zoom to Meeting. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Regular Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held immediately following the Reorganizational 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 and the district website 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 Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Questions/comments may be forwarded to 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. Meeting Agenda

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  • The Mount Vernon High School Senior Receives Generous Academic Scholarship to SUNY Brockport

    Ahmad Davis-Warner, a recent graduate of The Mount Vernon High School, has been awarded a generous academic scholarship to play football at the State University of New York (SUNY) Brockport that covers nearly all expenses related to tuition, room, and board. Davis-Warner will pursue degrees in business and sports management at the university.

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  • Nellie A. Thornton High School Valedictorian Never Missed a Day of School

    Ashanti Palmer, a graduating senior at Nellie A. Thornton High School and the Performing & Visual Arts Magnet Program, is the school’s valedictorian for the Class of 2020. She has also achieved perfect attendance for the entirety of her educational experience in the Mount Vernon City School District, beginning in Pre-K and culminating in this, her senior year of high school.

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  • Students Celebrate Graduations in Virtual Ceremonies and at The Mount Vernon High School, Nellie A. Thornton High School

    Visit our photo galleries of The Mount Vernon High School and Nellie A. Thornton High School graduations --- more than 500 photos!!

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  • Voters Overwhelmingly Approve 2020-2021 District Budget

    Voters in the Mount Vernon City School District approved a $259,601,834 budget for the 2020-2021 school year by an 3,400-890 vote by mail in ballot this year. For the sixth time in seven years, the board and administration put forward a budget with a zero percent increase in the tax levy. Additionally, the following district residents were elected to the Board of Education for three-year terms: Brenda L. Crump (2,465 votes), Jeffrey Redd (2,152 votes), and Cynthia Turnquest (2,003).

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