The first season for the Mount Vernon boys swim team, made up of 10 underclassmen from all three high schools, came to a close recently. They learned a lot about swimming different strokes and competitive swimming. If anyone is interested in joining the team or learning more about swimming, contact Coach Patricia Ryan.
Dr. Kenneth R. Hamilton, Superintendent of Schools, and Dr. Jeff Gorman, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, are at the National Conference on Education to deliver a presentation titled, “20/20 Academic Vision For Excellence: The Transformation of an Urban School District.”
Holmes School’s fifth-graders performed a play “Dig a Little Deeper” to recognize black history for the other students in the school, their parents and Board Trustee Warren Mitchell on Thursday, February 13th.
The Mount Vernon City School District has paired up with the First Tee Metropolitan New York chapter to begin teaching a group of 15 elementary students, mostly from Lincoln School, about golf and a little bit more. It’s the first golf program of its kind at the elementary level in the district.
The Mount Vernon City School District hosted its annual Parent Involvement Day on Monday, February 10th. Schools opened their doors to parents to spend the day with their children and see how they learn in the classroom.
Parker’s motto is “Parker Pride-Nothing Less Than Excellence”. Teachers enhance their pedagogy through engagement in a continuum of academic learning of the most current methodologies and learning trends in education. Common Core standards-based instruction, consistent training in technology, and professional development in student data management are just some of the opportunities provided to teachers.
Through our on-site Parent Resource Center workshops and School-based Leadership Team efforts, our parents, grandparents, caregivers, and retirees collaborate to create classrooms of scholars who engage in rigorous challenging academic curriculum. We persistently seek community members and leaders to inspire and motivate our children to excel in all areas.
Cecil H. Parker is committed to providing the highest level of education for ALL students through academic rigor and strong character education.