District News

  • District Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting of State-of-the-Art Culinary Kitchen at The Mount Vernon High School

    The Mount Vernon City School District celebrated with a ribbon cutting and cooking demonstration of its new, state-of-the-art culinary program kitchen at The Mount Vernon High School on Thursday, February 25th. Renovation and construction of the facility was funded with a $1 million capital improvement grant through New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi. The project sought to revitalize the culinary lab and program at the high school. Following the ribbon cutting, Superintendent Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton, or “Chef Ham” as he was known for the evening, joined culinary students in preparing a delicious meal for those in attendance.

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  • MVCSD Staff Join Judge Lauren Lake and Bestselling Author Susan L. Taylor for Interactive Panel Discussion in Honor of Black History Month

    On Wednesday, Feb. 24th, more than 100 Mount Vernon City School District faculty and staff joined Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton and his cabinet as they hosted an interactive panel discussion. The topic for the event was strategies teachers can use to help students shatter glass ceilings they may encounter and redefine how the world sees them.

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  • MV Basics Music and Story Time - March 9th @6PM

    Storyteller and singer Flor Bromley will delight us with stories about Courage. Come meet Bear as she introduces her version of “Bear Wants More” by Karma Wilson, and let’s meet some very hard-working ants in “The Grasshopper and the Ants” in this musical interactive performance featuring original songs and friendly puppets. For the whole family.

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  • School Re-Opening Plan & Panel Discussion - March 2nd

    Tuesday March 2nd @ 6:30 p.m. - COVID-19 Panel Discussion regarding School Re-Opening Plan

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  • Traphagen students pay tribute during Black History Month

    Students at Traphagen School paid tribute to Black History Month with a virtual Black Excellence Assembly on Thursday, February 25th. The informative, touching and deeply personal performance by many of the school’s students ranged from the children acting as figures of the black community and offering their background and struggles on being black in America; to a recitation of which black figures they most admired and were inspired by; to uplifting musical performances, including several by the students themselves.

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