District News

  • District’s Second Virtual Parent Learning Module Highlights Teaching, Learning, Leadership in Distance Learning Environments

    More than 280 parents and caregivers joined the second installment of the Mount Vernon City School District’s Virtual Parent Learning Modules series on Thursday, September 24. The topic for the evening was: What Will Teaching, Learning, and Leadership look like in September 2020? During the 90-minute workshop, families discovered the virtual learning model as well as the expectations for students, teachers, and school leaders for the new school year.

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  • Mount Vernon Educational Foundation Succeeds with Digital Learning Initiative, Raising Nearly $35,000

    The Mount Vernon Educational Foundation announces the success of its recent Digital Learning Initiative for students of the Mount Vernon City School District. Over 150 donors from Mount Vernon and the surrounding area contributed nearly $35,000, allowing the Foundation to donate 120 laptops to students in need.

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  • District Prepares for New Class of Adult Learners; Adult Education Registration Now Open

    The academic year has begun for the young scholars in the Mount Vernon City School District, and the next warm, virtual welcome is for its adult learners enrolled in the 2020-2021 Adult Education program. The program has been in existence for more than 40 years, offering English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency classes.

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  • Virtual Parent Learning Module #2 - Sept. 24

    The second of the district's Virtual Parent Learning Modules is scheduled for 6-7:30pm on Thursday, September 24th. The district will address Families will discover the virtual learning model, including the various tools and learning management platforms. They will also learn about expectations for students and teachers and the school leader's role. Please copy the link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/97183424189?pwd=S0dxOXBpR0lIbkhEU2d6SGdhUTBYQT09 *** Use Meeting ID# 97183424189 and Password: OSI2021. If you have any questions you would like to have addressed, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VPLMSESSION2

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  • First Responder Childcare will Resume

    The District is happy to announce we will reopen the First Responder’s Program on Monday, September 14, 2020. The program will take place at the Benjamin Turner Elementary School from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Please visit our Website for Registration Forms. Please email all completed registration forms, with proof of employment to Dr. Gayle White Wallace at gwhite@mtvernoncsd.org a minimum of one day before beginning the program. Once you receive a confirmation email with further details, your child may begin.

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  • District Parent Meeting - Virtual Parent Learning Module #1 - Sept. 10

    The first of the district's Virtual Parent Learning Modules is scheduled for the evening of the first day of school - 6-7:30pm on Thursday, September 10. The district will address safety practices and processes, virtual learning services, and physical distancing, cleaning and sanitizing in the classroom. See the image for details of how to submit questions and how to log in to view the learning module.

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